GRANGER — Political leaders on Thursday honored Republican U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski as a determined advocate for her beliefs during a funeral after she and three other people were killed in a highway crash last week.
La PORTE — La Porte County’s Family Advocates agency is seeking volunteers to be a voice for abused or neglected children.
La PORTE — Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski calls them the “best kind of neighbors” – several county businesses and non-profits who partnered to provide local, 4-H-raised meat to more than 20 food pantries and soup kitchens.
LEWISTON, Maine – With Northwest Indiana just days out from the last brutal heat wave, most residents are not even thinking ahead to winter, and an early forecast from a national publication won’t make them any more eager to look ahead.
WEST LAFAYETTE — The Purdue Farmland Value and Cash Rents Survey suggests Indiana farmland prices grew at a record pace between June 2021 and June 2022, exceeding previous highs set in 2021.
MICHIGAN CITY – After being vilified at an IURC field hearing on the coal ash cleanup plan at its Michigan City Generating Station, NIPSCO assured residents Tuesday it is not walking away and will be involved in the site for a long time to come.
MICHIGAN CITY – Kenneth Fly Sr. was all smiles Monday as he saw one of his goals playing out successfully at Water Tower Park on Michigan City’s east side.
La PORTE — The La Porte Community School Corporation’s COVID-19 policy for the new school year will pick up right where it left off in the spring.
MICHIGAN CITY — Criticism of Indiana’s recently passed anti-abortion legislation is being heard nationally, across the state and locally, where pro-choice advocates will conduct a rally on Friday in Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY – Sullair, a Michigan City-based manufacturer of compressed air solutions since 1965, commemorated its five-year anniversary of becoming a Hitachi Group Company with a company picnic and tree planting on Monday.
LAKE STATION — A Portage woman is dead, and a Lake Station man behind bars following a crash early Monday on I-80/94 in Lake County.
MICHIGAN CITY — Sleeping in and going to the beach were not on the agenda for cadets of the Michigan City High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC this summer.
La PORTE — A special prosecutor and special judge have agreed to dismiss criminal charges against former Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer stemming from his actions following the arrest of his stepson prior to the 2019 election.
INDIANAPOLIS — While criminal charges against former Michigan City mayor Ron Meer have been dismissed in a case stemming from the arrest of his stepson prior to the 2019 election, the city may still be on the hook for damages in a related civil defamation lawsuit.
La PORTE — Two La Porte City Police officers were recognized for their efforts in saving the life of a suicidal man and keeping patrons of a nearby restaurant safe during the incident.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Second District congressional seat, which includes much of La Porte County, will remain vacant until the November election following the death last week of U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski in a highway crash last week.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application will be available on the Unity Foundation website from Aug. 10 to Sept. 9.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Art League is celebrating its 90th anniversary of serving and supporting area artists.
Service League of Michigan City Board Vice President Jan Chambers, right, presents a $1,000 scholarship to Elisabeth Novak, a La Porte High School graduate now studying nursing at Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. She will graduate in the spring of 2023, and has been gaining experie…
Despite the arrival of August and the impending fall, it’s still summer. Those lazy, hazy days are still upon us and there is still time to take a walk down Memory Lane.
A girl poses with her collie in front of posters promoting care for animals. Slogans include “Show Him Your Affections and He’ll Have Faith in You”; “Please – Take Care of our Animals”; and “Protect our Forest Friends”.
La PORTE — Annexation of a nearly 50-acre parcel of land owned by the La Porte Municipal Airport Authority is advancing quickly, but a proposed runway extension there is still years away.
MERRILLVILLE — While continuing its efforts to convert to greener renewable electric generation methods, NiSource continues to be profitable for shareholders.
WESTVILLE — The La Porte County Parks will celebrate the grand opening Saturday of a place “where limitations are forgotten and differences are celebrated.”
MICHIGAN CITY — For the final concert of its 154th season, the Michigan City Municipal Band will be honoring the work of an Army man who helped break racial barriers during World War I.
La PORTE — Three special guest will join the La Porte City Band for its final concert of the season on Wednesday, beginning at 7 p.m., at the band shell in Fox Park.
La PORTE — Local Irish, folk and bluegrass band For Pete’s Sake will perform at Arts in the Park on Thursday as both the preconcert event and the featured act with a La Porte twist on Irish classic melodies.
First United Methodist Church of Chesterton volunteers help prepare United Way Reading Buddies to be distributed to first- and second-grade classrooms this fall. A total of 1,074 volunteers completed 70 nonprofit projects on Friday as part of United Way’s annual Day of Caring event. The larg…
Lyn (Wilde) Oberlink and her twin sister, Lee, were performers from a young age. They were in nine films together with MGM. Lyn married musician Jim Cathcart from Michigan City, and was the stage director for the 1957 Miss Indiana Pageant in Michigan City. She was also president of the Tri K…
MICHIGAN CITY — At meetings and this week’s IURC field hearing on NIPSCO’s Michigan City Generating Station cleanup plan and associated rate hike, opponents have repeatedly said 2 million tons of coal ash is being left behind – the so-called “legacy ash” buried on the site.
La PORTE — A La Porte innovator and philanthropist is being remembered for a lifetime of giving back to the community.
INDIANAPOLIS — A special election will be conducted to fill the remainder of the term of U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Jimtown, one of four people killed in a crash Wednesday near Wakarusa.
La PORTE — The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is ready to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a 2022-23 season.
MICHIGAN CITY — New teachers in Michigan City were welcomed to the city, their schools and the business community on Thursday as the Lakefront Career Network hosted its annual New Teacher Luncheon.