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In 219 and 574 residences, local calls will require area code starting in October

INDIANAPOLIS — In late October, telephone users in two area codes in northern Indiana will have to start adding that three-number code when… Read more

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Rainfield Farm joins celebration of Community Supported Agriculture

NEW CARLISLE – Rainfield Farm joined other Community Supported Agriculture business farmers across the country to celebrate CSA Week last w… Read more

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Pothole patching, new wells and separated sewers among goals to make La Porte better

(Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts on goals for La Porte’s city department heads for the coming year.) Read more

Business

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Business Briefs

Ivy Tech’s Anderson appointed by AACC Read more

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Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor marks 50th annual opening ceremony

PORTAGE — July 17 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Grand Opening of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, a facility built to connect America… Read more

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Boyd relaunches iconic Stardust name with mobile gaming app

LAS VEGAS — Boyd Gaming Corporation, owners of Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa, has announced the relaunch of its Stardust brand, with the … Read more

Sports

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Making his own path: Lewis Jr. a rising talent at Marquette, where his dad is one of his coaches

MICHIGAN CITY – Back in 1992 and 1993, Gary Lewis was a part of the last decorated public school basketball teams in Michigan City, playing… Read more

Local Sectionals At A Glance

Class 4A Sectional 3 Read more

La Porte County Sports Briefs

City’s Miller dives at state Read more

Columnists

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Scammers lurking during tax season

Tax season is officially here, and that means scammers are on the loose. Every year, con artists take advantage of tax filers by stealing S… Read more

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Indiana can’t afford to lose more wetlands

Indiana is on the brink of losing most of what remains of one of its most precious natural and economic resources – one that purifies water… Read more

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Arguments for using public money to fund private schools do not hold up

I would like to address House Bill 1005 and related bills currently working their way through our State Legislature. Read more

Opinion

Letters for Feb. 27

Black vote not only about justice reform Read more

Letters for Feb. 25

No test should be needed to vote Read more

Letters for Feb. 23

MC needs ordinance on clearing sidewalks Read more

Obituaries

Thomas Allan Soplanda

Thomas Allan Soplanda, 76, of Wanatah, Indiana, passed away of COVID-19 complications, including a hemorrhagic stroke, on Jan. 15, 2021, in… Read more

Derrick Richard Haman

Derrick Richard Haman, 35, of Anderson, and formerly of La Porte, passed away suddenly Feb. 22, 2021. Read more

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Julieta Chavez-Reyes

Julieta Chavez-Reyes, 63, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully with her loving family around her on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at he… Read more

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Showers possible. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

Humidity:88%
Cloud Coverage:84%
Wind:SSW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:70%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:26:12 AM
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Scattered showersFri
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10%46° 37°
ThunderstormSun
31%50° 27°
Partly cloudyMon
8%34° 22°
Mostly clearTue
9%43° 33°
Partly cloudyWed
11%47° 33°
Mostly clearThu
13%49° 35°
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