La PORTE — The La Porte County Historical Society Museum, which reopened to the public on Tuesday, is offering a half-price membership for the rest of the year.
MICHIGAN CITY — A correctional officer at the Indiana State Prison is facing a felony charge for attempting to bring a cell phone to an inmate, according to authorities.
La PORTE — With coronavirus cases spiking across the country, La Porte’s mayor is ordering masks for all employees and customers inside businesses to keep it from happening in the city.
MICHIGAN CITY — Save the Dunes and its initiative to restore pollinator habitats and keep area beaches clean will get some extra help from a fundraising effort this month.
La PORTE — Indiana’s junior senator hopes Washington will soon deliver another round of COVID-related relief to the nation’s ailing businesses – especially those that have fallen through the cracks following last spring’s stimulus bill.
Joseph Bailey Fine Shoes & Rubbers. Joseph Bailey bought out Morton & Booth and started in the boot and shoe business, circa 1860, in Noble Township, most likely in Union Mills. For information regarding this photo, contact email@example.com.
MERRILLVILLE — Scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic are on the rise, and calls from scammers to homes and businesses posing as NIPSCO employees continue to occur, according to the utility.
WESTVILLE — They say it takes a village, but if, as a society, we want things we’ve never had before, we have to do things as a society that we’ve never done.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City Area Schools will reopen for instruction on Aug. 12, but whether students physically attend school will be based on family choice, and the level of coronavirus spread in the community.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s statewide community resource referral agency, Indiana 211, is now part of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, making it easier to get the resources you need, and soon to include help in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
MICHIGAN CITY — The COVID-19 pandemic has cost people their jobs and incomes, but one local agency is offering several types of assistance to help families get through it.
Art Cross (1918-2005) was an American race car driver. Cross began racing midget cars in 1938. He won the first Indy 500 “Rookie of the Year” award after a fifth-place finish in the 1952 Indy 500. Cross used his take to purchase a farm in La Porte County. Cross finished second in the 1953 In…
MICHIGAN CITY — On Sunday, July 26, beginning at 2 p.m., Friendship Botanic Gardens will host a free educational program dedicated to monarch butterflies.
NEW CARLISLE — New Prairie HOSA-Future Health Professionals member students earned several victories at the recent HOSA International Leadership Competition.
MICHIGAN CITY — A man whom the police chief called a “dangerous individual” is behind bars after a series of attempted sexual assaults Thursday morning on the west side.
PORTER — Authorities are releasing very few details about the reported sexual assault of a girl last weekend at the Indiana Dunes National Park.
La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody, far right, and Police Chief Paul Brettin, second from right, thank La Porte-Starke-Pulaski Building & Construction Trades Council President John Carr, far left, for the council’s help with installing the new bulletproof service windows at the police station Mo…
MICHIGAN CITY — Twenty years ago, Lyn Isbell moved her performance drill team out of her local church and into the community sphere.
PORTAGE — A Portage woman told police that she should be allowed to go home because she worked at the Indiana State Prison, but that didn’t stop her from being arrested on a drunken driving charge, according to authorities.
La PORTE — The mayor and a spokeswoman for an LGBTQ group seemed optimistic Wednesday after the sides got together in the wake of controversial comments made by a City Council member Monday night.
INDIANAPOLIS — New resources to make personal protective equipment more accessible to schools, businesses and nonprofits across the state were announced Wednesday as part of the Indiana Back on Track.
La PORTE — Women in Leadership of La Porte County (WILL) has announced that their July speaker, via Zoom, will be Blair Milo, Indiana’s Secretary of Career Connections and Talent.
MICHIGAN CITY — Ivy Tech Community College and the A.K. Smith Career Center are offering new technology courses designed to meet the needs of employers throughout La Porte County.
This 4th of July Sears float featured a wringer washer on the top of the float, circa 1950. In 1947, Kenmore, Sears appliance brand, offered its first automatic, agitator-type washer for $239.95, which featured one-speed, one water level, one cycle, and three water temperatures. More than 20…
EVANSVILLE — In what both candidates are calling a sign of their party’s unity, Democratic Attorney General candidate Jonathan Weinzapfel has named state Senator Karen Tallian as the Honorary Chair of his campaign.
La PORTE — A local man is suspected of crashing his father’s pick-up truck into the side of La Porte High School before fleeing the scene on foot early Monday morning, according to the La Porte Police Department.
VINCENNES — While COVID-19 cases are trending downward, health officials are expressing frustration over the lack of safety precautions being practiced, especially by young people.
MICHIGAN CITY — With just a month left before his trial, accused baby killer Brandon Lee Bottom has confirmed that he is ready to face a jury beginning Aug. 3.
La PORTE — Several residents are calling for the resignation of a La Porte City Council member after he condemned homosexuality and challenged the Black Lives Matter movement during a council meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Farm Bureau announced it will support youth in agriculture this year through a modified Indiana State Fair 4-H Livestock Competition and Project Showcase, including the exhibitor experience and livestock showmanship competitions.
Universal Woodcrafters, shown here on Feb. 23, 1978, was at the corner of State and Perry. It was later remodeled into the medical building at 1300 State St. which was just recently torn down to make way for a parking lot for the new hospital. For information regarding this photo, contact mb…
From left, La Porte Community Federal Credit Union CEO Robbie Masterson and Marketing Director Jarrod Allen present a check for the Franciscan Health Foundation to Franciscan Health Michigan City Vice President for Mission Integration Sister Petra Nielsen. The $850 donation came from funds c…
MICHIGAN CITY — The Roosevelt organ series is getting a late start this year due to the ongoing pandemic, but organizers said the annual event will return this Wednesday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Despite extended restrictions for Indiana restaurants, bars and entertainment venues, ongoing concerns over the coronavirus won’t hamper students’ return to school sports and activities.
La PORTE — The La Porte County Juvenile Correctional Facility has announced the winners of its Key Contributors awards – Aramark, Knowledge Services and Wexford Medical contract staffers.