Bring your old meds, fuels, cleaning products and more to Household Hazardous Waste Collection Aug. 23

Got a stash of old batteries? Old fuel? Oil-based paints? Outdated fireworks? Expired medications? Gather them up and bring them to the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s next ... Continue Reading →
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Food, beer, music and more at 3rd annual Taste of LaPorte Aug. 23

The 3rd annual Taste of LaPorte will bring samplings of local restaurants, a beer garden, music and more to the Chamber Square outside the historic LaPorte Depot, 803 Washington St., ... Continue Reading →
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28th annual Mill Pond Festival is this weekend

In another great example of LaPorte County’s “little towns that could,” the Mill Pond Festival will mark its 28th year this weekend, Aug. 22-25. The Union Mills Conservation ... Continue Reading →
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Motorists, watch out for Tour de LaPorte participants this weekend

Motorists should be aware to watch out for runners, bicyclists and workers this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-24, during Tour de LaPorte events. All events begin and end at ... Continue Reading →

Carillon recital at Presbyterian Church Aug. 24

The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte will host a carillon recital on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 4 p.m. Central Time at the church, 307 Kingsbury Ave. Come and enjoy this free concert from the ... Continue Reading →

Hoosier Star 2014 is coming Sept. 13

Get your tickets now for Hoosier Star 2014, coming up Saturday, Sept. 13, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. Twelve finalists — six in the youth division and six in the adult division ... Continue Reading →
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“Remember the Titans” is Liberty Bible Church’s Free Movie for Teens Aug. 23

Liberty Bible Church of LaPorte’s next Free Movie for Teens will be “Remember the Titans” on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. at the church, located at the former LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Rumely/Allis-Chalmers still rule: Fans, collectors flock to “Gathering of the Orange” at fairgrounds

  Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Meinrad Rumely put LaPorte on the map when he chose this city as the site for his OilPull and farm implements factory site in the mid ... Continue Reading →
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Superheroes of all ages raise funds for Harmony House/CASA

Photos by Mike Kellems (click to enlarge) Superheroes of all ages, both in costume and in plainclothes disguise, participated to raise funds in the 2nd annual CASA Superhero 5k Run/Walk ... Continue Reading →
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SEVEN restaurant offers new family dining menu, new activities, new website and more

Press release and photos from SEVEN restaurant (click photos to enlarge) SEVEN restaurant, 502 State St., LaPorte, has gone through many changes since opening over two years ago. We ... Continue Reading →