CHESTERTON – A routine license plate check by police in Michigan City on Thursday afternoon resulted in the pursuit along I-94 and the Indiana Toll road, where the stolen vehicle finally stopped after driving with a flattened tire.
MICHIGAN CITY – A large donation will help the Michigan City Historical Society restore the Hutchinson Fountain and other historical items at the Old Lighthouse Museum.
La PORTE – At the La Porte County Board of Commissioners’ virtual meeting Wednesday, the focus was on E-PAK Machinery Inc., a manufacturing company based in La Porte, in the the La Porte County WORKS! report.
MICHIGAN CITY — Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, a new public health crisis has been declared in Michigan City: gun violence.
La PORTE — The La Porte County Board of Commissioners met in a virtual format on Wednesday night, but not without dissent from some elected officials.
MICHIGAN CITY — A former attorney found guilty by a La Porte County judge of impersonating a prosecutor officer has had his conviction reversed over a technicality in waiving his right to a jury trial.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Economic Development Corporation Michigan City and Goodwill Industries of Michiana are partnering to provide certification programs for digital skill building.
GARY — Marlon, Tito and Jackie Jackson will return to their hometown of Gary next month for the kick-off of their 2022 international tour at Hard Rock Live.
Isamu Noguchi, acclaimed Japanese-American artist, drew this image for his 1922 La Porte High School yearbook. He was a senior and his senior quote was, “Sir, I would rather be right than be president.” Born on Nov. 17, 1904, the museum recently celebrated his accomplishments, including disp…
VALPARAISO — VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana has been awarded full accreditation for its Palliative Care program, the first in the region and only the second in Indiana to achieve such certification by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
MICHIGAN CITY — A 118-by-208-foot parcel of land at 316 Karwick Road has been rezoned to allow Homeward Bound Inc. to build up to 10 housing units.
NEW CARLISLE — To become the first Heart Safe School in Indiana, New Prairie High School had to place AED units inside and outside the building; familiarize rescue workers with the layout; develop a cardiac emergency response plan; and regularly train students and staff in CPR.
La PORTE — Daily life in La Porte County continues to be dominated by COVID-19 and the recent surge of the Omicron variant.
KNOX — The man who pleaded to the murder of a Plymouth toddler last summer – after authorities spent several days searching for the child – has been sentenced to 65 years in prison.
INDIANAPOLIS — Though all of Indiana is now in the riskiest red category for COVID-19 spread threat, House Republicans pushed through a proposal Tuesday to severely limit workplace COVID-19 vaccination requirements.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Chamber of Commerce has a tradition of celebrating members during its Annual Member Dinner, and will take it a little further this year.
Three Michigan City Area Schools students were selected for State Honor Choir, an elite group of music students. From left are Younha Seppyes, Paige Merrill and Ralph Smith, all students of Stephanie Sobecki at Barker Middle School. Students were chosen by audition from entries across the st…
La PORTE — With COVID-19 cases rising dramatically in the last several weeks, La Porte County officials are taking new steps to avoid large public gatherings.
MICHIGAN CITY — The students at St. Stanislaus School are e-learning this week, but will be surprised to see all their new supplies when they return to the building on Monday.
La PORTE — The La Porte Community School Corp’s Board of Finance on Monday reviewed the annual fiscal indicator report from Indiana’s Distressed Unit Appeal Board and reported they were in great shape.
La PORTE — Rapidly falling temperatures could bring heavy bands of lake effect snow and hazardous travel across La Porte, Porter and Berrien counties Wednesday night and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.
MICHIGAN CITY — Tech icon and Apple co-founder Steve “The Woz” Wozniak will be in Michigan City next month as the guest speaker for the next program in the 68th season of Purdue University Northwest’s Sinai Forum.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Midwestern retailer Meijer has announced an ambitious goal of reducing absolute carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2025.
MERRILLVILLE — Northwest Indiana-based Centier Bank will be the featured company on an upcoming national broadcast of the award-winning educational series “Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid.”
Henry Herman Hartke’s Drug Store was located in Michigan City. Hartke is pictured second from the left with his thumbs in his pockets. He unfortunately died in April 1883 at the age of 27.
GRANGER — A New Carlisle food pantry will be among the recipients when food supplies to support over 6,400 families are given out to 13 food pantries and three homeless shelters.
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City man who made the news in 2009 after shooting an elderly man while attempting to carjack him has made headlines again for allegedly having killed his roommate.
La PORTE — It’s cold outside and there is some snow in the forecast later in the week – the perfect scenario for La Porte’s upcoming annual celebration of WinterFest.
La PORTE — Preparations and planning for this year’s round of street paving in La Porte is moving forward and will include projects near the post office and on the east side of the city.
CHICAGO — A brutally cold punch of Arctic air is expected to arrive in the U.S. this week, reinforcing winter across the Midwest and much of the East on the heels of this past weekend’s major snowstorm, which missed Northwest Indiana.
La PORTE — The La Porte Park and Recreation is reminding the community that now is the time to sign up kids for 2022 summer sports programs, including baseball, softball and tennis.
MICHIGAN CITY — Footlight Players will be producing the award winning musical revue “Jerry’s Girls” on Feb. 4-6, 11-13, and 18-20.