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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 →

Tailgate Party will precede Slicers’ Homecoming Game Oct. 3

Even if you haven’t attended a Slicers football game yet this season, dig out your Orange and Black for Homecoming Night Oct. 3. The Slicers will host Crown Point at Kiwanis starting ... Continue Reading →

Be an informed voter: Take advantage of this Oct. 2 chance to hear from candidates

The general election to choose numerous county, state, federal and township officeholders is Nov. 4. The League of Women Voters of LaPorte County is sponsoring a Candidate Forum on ... Continue Reading →

Local residents have rare chance to watch Indiana Court of Appeals in action Sept. 30

The LaPorte County Bar Association and Michigan City High School will host an oral argument of the Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Sept. 30, at 1 p.m. at the Michigan City High ... Continue Reading →
belle old and new (2)

That’s Belle on the right before the fire … is that her on the left AFTER the fire?

It was more than 100 years ago when Belle Gunness made her mark killing various male suitors in imaginative ways at her LaPorte residence. Did she die in the fire at her home, which ... Continue Reading →
The view from the top of the LPFD aerial unit at a past open house.

Bring the family to LPFD’s annual open house Oct. 4

The LaPorte Fire Department will host its annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fire Station 1, 809 W. 18th St. Fun for the whole family will include ... 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 →

Circle of Friendship to meet Oct. 4

Circle of Friendship, a group for adults who are physically challenged that enables them to meet new friends, learn new things and have a great time, will next meet Saturday, Oct. 4, ... Continue Reading →

Oct. 6 is deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election

Traditionally, years with presidential elections draw the highest voter turnout. The irony of that: The actions of our local, state and congressional representatives have a greater ... Continue Reading →
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Thaddeus Rex of “Read like a Rock Star” will rev up local students Sept. 30, Oct. 1

Rotary of LaPorte is excited to help bring Thaddeus Rex and his award-winning “Read Like A Rock Star” program to LaPorte. The program is designed to show 3rd graders the ... Continue Reading →