LaPorte Police Officer and his partner, Rambo.

Follow the patrol experiences of 2-footed Officer Drangmeister and 4-footed Officer Rambo Oct. 24

Who hasn’t wondered what it’s like to ride along in a police squad car? Get your “virtual” chance this Friday, Oct. 24, from 2:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. as the LaPorte Police Department ... Continue Reading →

Trick or Treat for Special Olympics is Oct. 30 at LPHS

Bring your kids in their Halloween regalia to receive treats from LPHS students and support a great cause at LaPorte High School’s Trick or Treat for Special Olympics Thursday, Oct. ... Continue Reading →

LPAC, Farm Bureau to host Political Forum Oct. 29

The LaPorte Political Action Committee (LPAC) and the LaPorte Farm Bureau will host a Political Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 29, beginning at 6 p.m. at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. All ... Continue Reading →
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Greetings from Chad, by Rachel Osborn

EDITOR’S NOTE: Rachel Osborn, a LaPorte native and a 2014 graduate of Michigan State University, left LaPorte this month to serve as a missionary in Chad, north central Africa, for ... Continue Reading →

PNC breaks ground for services and activities complex

Photo and information from PNC Purdue North Central officially broke ground for its Student Services and Activities Complex on Oct. 16, 2014, with a celebration that brought together ... Continue Reading →
The Forrester House. (Courtesy of Fern Eddy Schultz; click to enlarge)

You know this house; now learn the history behind it

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian EDITOR’S NOTE: You know this house. It’s the one that caught your eye every time you traveled west on Ind. 2 as the highway curved ... Continue Reading →
Drew Thompson fills his cart in the 2013 scramble. (Photo provided by Rotary)

Run for the rump roast: Rotary’s annual Grocery Scramble is Nov. 22

It’s time again to sign up for your chance to break for the bacon, careen for the coffee, sprint for the steak. The annual Rotary Ramble Grocery Scramble on Saturday, Nov. 22, will ... Continue Reading →
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St. Paul’s Episcopal celebrates 175 years with special events, story of its history

Story and photos submitted by Sandra Provan St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., LaPorte, is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year with several special events ... Continue Reading →

Gov. Mike Pence to visit LaPorte Oct. 22

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will speak at a Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce luncheon to discuss economic development on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at Best Western, 444 Pine Lake Ave. The ... Continue Reading →

Sanchez, Borrowdale join LP YMCA team

Elizabeth Sanchez is now marketing director and Jennifer Borrowdale is program coordinator at the LaPorte County Family YMCA. Sanchez has the responsibility to develop and implement ... Continue Reading →