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Help keep the community’s families warm during 7th annual Bundle Up LaPorte clothing drive

Your help is needed to extend warmth and generosity to LaPorte families. Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, local schools and churches are excited to kick off the seventh year ... Continue Reading →
Velvet nose: It's love at first sight as a youngster meets a gentle draft horse up close.

History can be fun: scenes from Pioneer Days 2014

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Perfect weather reigned as the LaPorte County Parks Department held its 23rd annual Pioneer Days at Creek Ridge County Park Sept. 27-28. ... Continue Reading →
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Norwegian pianist Knut Erik Jensen to perform at LPHS Oct. 5

Concert pianist Knut Erik Jensen of Norway will perform at the LaPorte High School Auditorium at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, as part of the LaPorte Community Concert Association series. Tickets ... Continue Reading →
Which one of these 20s is real? The one at top. Read on to learn how to tell the difference. (Click photo to enlarge)

Fake 20s cause headaches for business owners in LaPorte County

A flurry of fake $20 bills are adding up to an expensive problem for businesses throughout LaPorte County. According to Michigan City and LaPorte police reports, the counterfeit bills ... Continue Reading →
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Pay tribute, with a smile, to Jake West’s legacy

One year ago on Sept. 25, 2013, the LaPorte Slicers, LaPorte High School, the entire community, and many other school communities in the area were uniquely united after the sudden ... Continue Reading →
A LaPorte County Parks photo of the Luhr Park Nature Center damaged by fallen trees in a summer 2014 storm. Many trees and limbs fell throughout the park. (Click to enlarge)

Need some firewood? Get it cheap and help out Luhr Park at the same time

Luhr County Park, 3178 S. CR-150 West, LaPorte, was clobbered by a severe storm back in late June and remains closed because of extensive damage caused by downed trees. But if you ... Continue Reading →
Run For Our Parks 2014

Run for our Parks is Oct. 11; sign up by Sept. 26 to get a T-shirt

Don’t wait until it’s too late! The City of LaPorte Park and Recreation Department will host its third annual Run for Our Parks 10k/5k starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, in ... Continue Reading →
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Mark your calendar: City Fall Clean-up is Oct. 20-24; Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

Ask LaPorte City Hall folks and they’ll tell you the questions they most often field in the waning days of summer (or earlier): “When is Fall Clean-Up?” and “When is Trick or ... Continue Reading →
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LP Little Theatre will open its 90th season with special historical music revue

In celebration of the LaPorte Little Theatre’s 90th season, the club will proudly present a historical musical review featuring some of its favorite songs and actors. “90 ... Continue Reading →
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Embrace fall in a fun way Oct. 3-5 at Westville Pumpkin Fest

Fall is here, but that doesn’t mean fun is over. The 2014 Westville Pumpkin Fest will take place Friday, Oct. 3, through Sunday, Oct. 5, at Prairie Meadow Park, located at the ... Continue Reading →