The iconic courthouse serves as a perfect backdrop to the infinity dining table on State.

What a spread! Downtown dinner table draws dozens

Photos by Jen Boardman (click to enlarge) State Street was indeed That Great Street (sorry, Chicago) as Downtown LaPorte’s first Farm Dinner stopped traffic Saturday evening, ... Continue Reading →
Taylor Carter reacts to winning the 2014 Hoosier Star Adult Division.

Taylor Carter and Madison Michael crowned during talent-packed Hoosier Star 2014

Photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Hoosier Stars of 2014 were crowned at a rousing evening of performances Saturday night, Sept. 13, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. ... Continue Reading →
Mayor Milo gives the keynote address.

The indelible impact of 9/11 is remembered, and first responders’ selflessness celebrated

Photos and intro by Mike Kellems Keynote address by Mayor Blair Milo Across America on Thursday, from coast to coast, in cities large and small, we remembered the terrible tragedy ... Continue Reading →
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Downtown LaPorte is going to the dogs Sept. 13

Sometimes dogs should have their day. That’ll happen in downtown LaPorte Sept. 13 as the 2nd annual Downtown Dog Day takes place from 3 to 7 p.m. as the theme of 2nd Saturday. Pet ... Continue Reading →

22nd Door Village Harvest Fest serves up a scoop of Americana

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A sunny day, some tasty ice cream and a fun atmosphere — that’s really all you need to make some memories. Bob Wellinski’s photos ... Continue Reading →

Not your average canoes

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge) LaPorte’s lakes have hosted speedboats, pontoon boats, sailboats, canoes, kayaks, steamboats, ice boats, even aqua cars. But Saturday, ... Continue Reading →
Jamie Middlebrook

Spaghetti dinner in honor of Jamie Middlebrook is Sept. 27

Numerous fire departments in LaPorte County are joining to host a spaghetti dinner in honor of fallen Firefighter Jamie Middlebrook and in support of his family on Saturday, Sept. ... Continue Reading →

Study those tiles: READ LaPorte County’s annual Scrabble Tournament is Sept. 25

Whether you prefer playing Words with Friends online or Scrabble on a real board, you’ll have loads of fun at READ LaPorte County’s annual Scrabble Tournament fundraiser on Thursday, ... Continue Reading →
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Dancing, stained glass, ceramics, photography, yoga among LP parks’ Fall Enrichment Classes

The end of summer doesn’t equal the end of fun activities for yourself and your family. The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department is offering a variety of classes for adults and ... Continue Reading →

Two new LaPorte firefighters graduate from fire academy

Photos provided (click to enlarge) New LaPorte Fire Department members Chad Salyer and Nick Palmer were sworn in Aug. 22, 2014. Salyer and Palmer underwent EMT, firefighting and Hazmat ... Continue Reading →