La PORTE — Working to prevent people from living in poverty, and helping them grow out of it, are among the goals of Junior Achievement.
MICHIGAN CITY – A traffic stop by Michigan City Police led to the arrest of a local man for possession of a handgun which police say was modified into a "machine gun."
MICHIGAN CITY – Students in the Automotive Technology program at the A.K. Smith Career Center in Michigan City have a “new” vehicle to work on, thanks to a donation from Auto Park Ford in La Porte.
MICHIGAN CITY – The Salvation Army Western Michigan/Northern Indiana Division is hosting a free informational webinar on planned giving next week.
MICHIGAN CITY – The South Shore Sailing School has opened registration for the 2021 sailing season, with sessions for both adult and youth sailors available in June.
Barker Middle School principal Lucas Snyder stands with eighth-grader Vivian Taylor after she was deemed a Future Engineer by MathCounts. Barker competed in the MathCounts National Engineers Week "Problem of the Day" competition this past winter. Each day the week of Feb. 22, the MathCounts …
The Starland Theatre in Michigan City on the east side of Franklin Street between 4th and 5th streets. It was previously the Grand Opera House in the early 1900s, the Starland by 1919, the Lake by 1936, and the Liberty by 1956.
FORT WAYNE – As the semester comes to an end, assignments get harder and finals are just around the corner. This is the time of year college and high school students find themselves struggling to finish strong, and they may want to seek outside help.
La PORTE — The La Porte Community Schools are keeping their eyes on the county’s latest uptick in COVID-19 cases and urging students and staff to get vaccinated.
MICHIGAN CITY – Is the mayor holding the city hostage by refusing to resign? Some members of the Michigan City Common Council think so since he left apparent racist remarks on a Black pastor’s voicemail and has refused calls to resign.
La PORTE — A former Michigan City man is facing multiple felony charges, including reckless homicide, for his role in a fatal crash that killed a 29-year-old mother of two last summer.
La PORTE — A police pursuit that started near Michigan City and continued into La Porte finally ended near Westville on Tuesday, and left a woman facing felony and misdemeanor charges, according to police.
La PORTE — A La Porte man is facing OWI charges after driving up to a parked police vehicle and revving his engine early Wednesday, according to authorities.
South side of Lincoln Way in La Porte between Madison and Indiana Avenue. To the right is the original City Hall and fire station, now Louie’s Restaurant. Also in the photo can be seen the interurban trolley, and horse and buggies in front of the business establishments.
VALPARAISO — A young great horned owl, rescued from a wooded area in Westville on Sunday, has joined other owlets at a shelter in Valparaiso, where they will eventually be reared by a foster mother.
MICHIGAN CITY — At some point in the future, the South Shore Double Track project will provide a major convenience for riders in Michigan City.
La PORTE — Having the right information regarding COVID-19 vaccines was stressed during a Q&A with the Indiana state health commissioner on Tuesday.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City has been allotted about $16.5 million through the American Rescue Plan Act for pandemic relief; but the mayor’s recent purported racist comments could stall distribution of the funds if at least one city councilman has his way.
INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a disputed bill seeking to remove protections from Indiana’s already diminished wetlands amid mounting criticism that the legislation could cause damage to the state’s waterways, wildlife and vegetation.
MERRILLVILLE — The Northern Indiana Public Service Company and the Clean Energy Infrastructure business of Capital Dynamics have announced the signing of a build transfer agreement to bring 200 megawatts of solar energy to Indiana with the Elliot Solar project.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Polish Heritage Association of Michigan City is announcing applications are available for its 2021 Essay Competition, which seeks to raise awareness about Poland, Poles and Polish Americans among local high school and college students.
Latisha Altee Wagner and Wade Erdahl are pleased to announce they will be united in holy matrimony on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at St. John’s Church, 101 St. John Road, Michigan City, Indiana. The bride and groom currently reside in Michigan City. The candlelight ceremony will be performed by …
MICHIGAN CITY — Indiana’s sportsbooks reversed their February dip, using a completely home-grown NCAA Tournament to push monthly betting volume past the $300 million mark.
William C. Manny (1837-1915) is pictured here in 1905. Manny was a merchant in Michigan City for a number of years. He was the great-grandfather of Carter H. Manny, a Chicago architect who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Carter was architect on the O’Hare Airpo…
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana health officials announced Tuesday they are halting use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine statewide after federal officials recommended a “pause” in its use to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
MICHIGAN CITY — A proposed ordinance calling for the Michigan City Parks & Recreation Department’s administrative assistant to be paid the same amount as administrative assistants in other city departments sparked a lengthy debate amongst Michigan City Common Council member last week.
CHESTERTON — Motorcycles were always a big part of Justin Barnes’ life, and on Sunday, the 32-year-old La Porte resident died while doing what he loved.
La PORTE — La Porte officials are preparing for the arrival of the city’s share of American Rescue Plan funds.
INDIANAPOLIS — Federal funding is available to help Hoosier families meet funeral expenses incurred through the loss of a loved one to the COVID-19 pandemic.
La PORTE — The ninth annual Walk to Prevent Child Abuse, organized by the La Porte First United Methodist Church, will be conducted Tuesday, April 20.
INDIANAPOLIS — With no substitute for blood and no way to manufacture it, volunteer donors are essential for hospital patients in need of transfusions.
MICHIGAN CITY — The La Porte County and Gary NAACP chapters will provide solar job training opportunities to local residents at the job fair hosted by the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, April 13.
MICHIGAN CITY — More than 1,000 adults and children from La Porte County and the surrounding area attended the free, family Bunny Hop at Friendship Botanic Gardens on Easter Sunday.
Nicholas Bader began brewing lager beer in a little building in La Porte in 1856. John B. Puissant and Clement Dick succeeded him prior to 1887. John W. Russert owned it from 1887 to 1896, at which time the Guenther Brothers bought it and it became the Crystal Spring Brewery. It was so succe…
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Police Department will be implementing a Violent Crime Reduction team to combat an uptick in gun-related violence, including last week’s shooting incident in a city park that left two people wounded.
La PORTE — The La Porte Community School Corporation is introducing a new program to help parents and teachers better monitor their students’ online activities.