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La PORTE — A La Porte attorney who was appointed to the La Porte County Council last fall has filed to seek a full-time at-large seat.

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La PORTE — A proposed new traffic ordinance may establish some more transparent rules of the road for commercial truckers using La Porte County roadways.

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All listings must be submitted in writing by noon Thursday for inclusion in Saturday’s Church Briefs. Listings may be emailed to ahaverstick@heraldargus.com.

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This illustration was included in a brochure of the Hobart M. Cable Company, manufacturer of pianos. The La Porte location of the company opened in 1904 with 350 employees with a capacity of 40 finished pianos daily. The board of directors included Hobart M. Cable, Sr., Hobart M. Cable, Jr.,…

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Brentwood hosts benefit for LCA

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La PORTE — The La Porte County Park staff are sending you a personal invitation to bundle up and grab your entire flock to be treated to a continental breakfast with our feathered friends as our guests of honor.

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CHESTERTON — A toddler and a woman were nearly struck by a bullet, accidentally fired by a man who was cleaning his gun in the same apartment building, according to police.

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La PORTE — After more than three hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury delivered two guilty verdicts against a former Indiana State Prison inmate accused of fatally stabbing another offender in 2017.

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MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City resident who calls himself “a regular guy” has joined a crowded field of candidates for the 1st District Congressional race.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Stephen P. Moore of Moore’s Auto Repair & Towing of Michigan City received the American Towman Trust Ward in Atlantic City on Dec. 6, 2019, during the American Towman Exposition.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Before the annual Shelf Ice Brewfest begins on Feb. 15, region breweries and bakers will team up for a beer and donuts brunch prior to the main event.

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Tourism Board meeting slated

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INDIANAPOLIS — Legislation co-authored by State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie, that would prohibit holding a hand-held electronic device while driving passed out of the House Roads and Transportation Committee on Wednesday.

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{p class=”p1”}{span class=”s1”}This photo shows a contingent of soldiers at Camp Rochambeau during World War I, 1918. Dr. Whitfield Bowers from Michigan City is pictured third from left. For information regarding this photo, contact mbarber@laportecountyhistory.org.{/span}{/p}

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La PORTE — The La Porte County Public Library is excited to announce the Carnegie Centennial Celebration happening on Jan. 31 from 3-6 p.m. at the main library, 904 Indiana Ave.

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This photographic reproduction of an oil portrait by the late artist Robert Wilcox of Michigan City legend Henrich “Pop” Heisman was recently gifted by Wilcox’s daughter, Wendy Kermen, to Heisman’s granddaughter, Leona Schlaak.

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Pressel invites community to attend public meetings Saturday

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La PORTE — A former Indiana State Prison inmate charged with murdering a fellow offender in 2017 will return to La Porte Superior Court 2 on Thursday to hear the verdict in his case.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City native Jimmy Henrich and fellow country music artists will perform a benefit concert next month for a local cancer victim who’s suffered another relapse.

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The Fox Park Concession Stand in 1914. The six sons of Samuel and Fannie Fox, as a memorial to their parents, donated Fox Park to the city in 1912. More than 10,000 people attended the dedication of the 20 acre park. The park cost nearly $85,000 to develop and originally included a 90-by-40-…

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Winter never seems the same anymore. When I was a kid it seemed like the snowfall came in feet instead of inches. These days we spend more time going back and forth between snow and non-snow days that I have a feeling that all my plants are going to be confused soon if it doesn’t get warmer …

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MICHIGAN CITY — A junior on the Michigan City High School football team is in lock-up after allegedly attempting to rob Rios Mexican Grill at gunpoint earlier this month.

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La PORTE – A La Porte man who told police he was selling cocaine to buy his daughter a birthday present was arrested on drug and weapons charges, according to authorities.

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La PORTE — La Porte’s WinterFest is in the forecast this weekend with a number of activities planned to melt away cabin fever.

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La PORTE — Ice artistry and a chance to learn about La Porte’s storied ice industry will be offered this weekend.

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New Carlisle Town Council to meet

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MICHIGAN CITY — Judge Michael Bergerson announced he will seek re-election for a second term as Judge of La Porte Superior Court 1 after filing his candidacy paper on Jan. 15 with the Indiana Supreme Court in Indianapolis.

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MICHIGAN CITY — It’s January, cold outside, and inside Marquette Catholics High School’s Scholl Student Center, a team is fine-tuning its preparation for a state competition in Indianapolis.

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La PORTE — A popular Fourth of July festivity will once again be hitting the beach this summer.

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La PORTE — When it comes to upgrading La Porte County’s nearly 20-year-old bike paths, Jeremy Sobecki wants to add by subtracting.

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Winter never seems the same anymore. When I was a kid it seemed like the snowfall came in feet instead of inches. These days we spend more time going back and forth between snow and non-snow days that I have a feeling that all my plants are going to be confused soon if it doesn’t get warmer …

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WESTVILLE — Several events have been scheduled to help the owners of Olga’s Place, a Westville restaurant which was destroyed by fire on Dec. 22, 2019.

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All listings must be submitted in writing by noon Thursday for inclusion in Saturday’s Church Briefs. Listings may be emailed to ahaverstick@heraldargus.com.