Free dental exams for kids with no insurance still available

The IU Health LaPorte Dental Center is offering free dental exams to children with no dental insurance. The exams are offered by appointment only at the center, corner of Washington ... Continue Reading →
Members of the Michigan City Municipal Band perform. (Courtesy of the band's Facebook page)

Wednesday’s concert gives you 2 historic bands for the price of 1 (and the price is free!)

Combined, the LaPorte City Band and the Michigan City Municipal Band represent 281 years of local history. Two hundred and eighty-one years of musical talent and longevity will unite ... Continue Reading →

CASA Superhero Run/Walk is Aug. 16

The 2nd annual CASA Superhero 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 16, starting at 9 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran School, 111 Kingsbury Ave., LaPorte. Every child needs ... Continue Reading →
Original Cinema Quad Poster - Movie Film Posters

Don’t miss this season’s final outdoor Friday Night at the Movies Aug. 1

On Friday, Aug. 1, gather your family and bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy downtown LaPorte’s final outdoor Friday Night at the Movies event of the season. In a summertime ... Continue Reading →

School pride: It goes way beyond students

Photos and info by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Applaud and appreciate: Not all work done at LaPorte Community School Corp. facilities is funded by your tax dollars. ... Continue Reading →
Jon Burger crosses the finish line during the 2013 triathlon. Photo by Mike Kellems

35th LP YMCA Triathlon is Aug. 2; info, traffic restrictions all here

The LaPorte County Family YMCA’s Triathlon reaches a milestone this year: 2014 marks the 35th year it has provided a challenging, beautiful and fun course of swimming, biking and ... Continue Reading →

Purple fingers? Must be blueberry-picking season

Story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Blueberries should be the last thing on my mind after consuming an entire blueberry pie only a week ago to win the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →
175 Years

St. Paul’s Episcopal is 175

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., LaPorte, will celebrate 175 years of spreading the Gospel of Christ with a series of events open to the entire community. The ... Continue Reading →

Parade participants, vendors, guests welcome at 25th HannaFest Aug. 9

The HannaFest Committee is welcoming parade participants, vendors and guests to its 25th annual event, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, in Hanna. HannaFest will include the parade, ... Continue Reading →

Sign up for First UMC’s vacation Bible school Aug. 4-7

First United Methodist Church, LaPorte, will host its vacation Bible school, “Serving God by Helping Others,” from Aug. 4-7. Children ages 3 through 6th grade are invited! ... Continue Reading →