MICHIGAN CITY ‚ The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest recently announced winners of the 2022 Innovators Awards and the Michigan City Area Schools took one of the top prizes for a project to help students connect to the internet.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City Police are asking for help from the public after two people were shot, one fatally, early Saturday on the city’s east side.
La PORTE — A couple of La Porte mothers have started a nonprofit dedicated to helping women struggling with miscarriages and to dispel myths around it.
La PORTE — Ice skating will be coming back to downtown La Porte this week and a temporary rink reopened on Monroe and State streets.
La PORTE — A well-known La Porte couple recently got a chance to honor another couple – their parents and in-laws – who were also very well-known in the city’s theater and education communities.
The author of this 1939 postcard crossed out the word “from” in the tagline “Greetings from Rolling Prairie, Ind.”, opting to replace it with the word “to.” Having purchased this postcard while visiting family in Rolling Prairie, they sent it back there after returning home to South Bend.
MICHIGAN CITY — As part of a major restoration project, Barker Mansion staff and relatives of John H. Barker opened a new exhibit Thursday in tribute to the legacy of the company and its founders.
La PORTE — La Porte continued its trend of growth in 2022 with improvements to infrastructure, public safety, economic development and quality of life.
La PORTE — Teamsters Local 135 members at MonoSol picketed for a second day outside the company’s LaPorte facility on Friday, demanding the packaging employer negotiate a fair contract and end its lockout of workers.
HAMMOND — A semi truck fell off an overpass on the Indiana Toll Road in Hammond early Friday, damaging a median wall and possibly the bridge, and leaving the westbound lanes closed as of Friday afternoon, according to state police.
FORT WAYNE — With the holiday’s here, it’s time to gorge on food and decorate the house. But rushing into decorating to keep up with Clark Griswold can make things hazardous for both you and your wallet.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City residents will have a chance to reflect on the meaning of Christmas, while enjoying some tradition and new holiday music when a local church continues one of its popular holiday traditions.
A worker in Michigan City sent this United States Steamer postcard to Mishawaka saying, “Dear Anna, I am still working here and like it. Georgia called me up by long distance here yesterday. I think you owe me a letter, don’t you?”
La PORTE — After two Republican elected officials won their races for new positions last month in La Porte County, the party is looking for candidates to fill the seats they will be vacating next year.
MICHIGAN CITY — High-ability students from three Michigan City elementary schools hosted a health fair at Knapp Elementary on Thursday to stress the importance of and destigmatizing of mental health in schools.
MICHIGAN CITY — Is your home one of those that lights up the whole neighborhood during the holiday season? The La Porte County Herald-Dispatch and NIPSCO are looking for some of the best light displays in La Porte County for the Deck the House Holiday Lights contest.
La PORTE — Two long-time La Porte County officials who will soon be leaving office received kudos for their service on Monday from the La Porte County Council.
La PORTE — Internet users in La Porte will soon be able to upgrade to even faster services as one of the area’s internet providers upgrades its system early next year.
MICHIGAN CITY — Dan Meyer’s introduction to the world of darts came more than 20 years ago when a friend asked him to grab a couple of beers and try some target practice.
La PORTE — A La Porte County man will likely spend the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced to nearly 70 years after pleading guilty to the abuse and murder of his 4-year-old.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Area Schools Board of Trustees honored two citizens for their service to the district with acknowledgments and thanks at Tuesday night’s meeting.
La PORTE — The La Porte City Police Department is growing in terms of adding the tools and resources needed to protect the community, according to its chief.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City High School Student Council is once again coordinating a district-wide “drive-thru” food drive.
La PORTE — Karaoke, live music, a Christmas raffle, kid’s crafts and a visit from Santa Claus are all on the menu at Jingle Berry Bash to benefit La Porte’s Arts in the Park program.
CHESTERTON — The National Park Service and the Midwest Rail Rangers have solidified their partnership with the signing of a general agreement, pledging to work together to provide onboard education programs for passengers on the South Shore Line, which passes through the park.
INDIANAPOLIS — Improving K-12 outcomes for students of all races and income levels, and greatly elevating the postsecondary attainment levels of Indiana’s adult workforce are the most significant challenges facing the state, according to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
MICHIGAN CITY — HealthLinc has invested $15 million into a new Michigan City clinic, part of partnership with Ivy Tech Community College to assist low-income residents and provide a resource for healthcare students.
INDIANAPOLIS — A state utility watchdog group says Northwest Indiana residents already hit hard by rising prices could find themselves in a “dire utility affordability crisis” after NIPSCO’s latest rate request.
PORTAGE — It took nearly six years to navigate the judicial system in both La Porte and Porter counties, but a former Chesterton resident has officially been cleared of child molesting charges originally filed in 2016.
CHESTERTON — The South Shore Line’s ridership is continuing to bounce back following the COVID-19 pandemic, with discretionary riders coming back the strongest.