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MICHIGAN CITY — Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host an educational bus tour along the east branch of the Little Calumet River and its tributaries in La Porte and Porter Counties on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The La Porte County Parks are on Facebook. Please join as a fan and learn about all the great things happening in the parks.

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MICHIGAN CITY — To use a Marine Corps phrase, the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) has started the school year off by “hitting the deck running,” said Sr. Marine Instructor Maj. Thomas McGrath.

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Madelyn Matthys of Westville enrolls in Belmont University’s largest class

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People should be treated with basic kindness. The way we treat each other establishes our relationships. People don’t need a reason to be kind. Yet kindness has a powerful impact. Kindness generates connectivity and trust. Research has shown kindness increases productivity, prosocial behavio…

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HANGZHOU, China – Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana delegation joined provincial officials from China's Zhejiang Province last week to renew the Indiana-Zhejiang sister-state relationship to recognize the economic, cultural and educational connections shared between the two states.

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MICHIGAN CITY – A few weeks ago, playwright and screenwriter Mary Ruth Clarke learned a lesson.

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Access our Online Catalog from Home — www.mclib.org. Wi-Fi is available in the library. Normal library hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m. To manage your account online, you need your barcode number from your librar…

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La PORTE — For the sixth consecutive year, the Indiana Barn Foundation (IBF) has offered tours of historic barns to support their mission of saving Indiana's endangered barns. This year, the public is invited to get a close-up look inside five renovated barns in Northwest Indiana and meet th…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Led by student government and its sponsor Amanda Boyd, Marquette Catholic High School is taking part in "Say Hello Week!" Each day carries a different theme with this past Monday's being "Promise 2 Start with Hello," an initiative that encourages all staff, students and teach…

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HESSTON — The Hesston Steam Museum will be celebrating the history of Chicagoland trains when it holds its annual Chicago Day event this Sunday on its grounds in Hesston. 

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La PORTE — Leslie Craft of La Porte has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 136th annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates on Nov. 4 at the Peppermill Resort Spa & Casino in Reno, Nevada, reported Mark McCully, CEO of the American Angus Association.

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The La Porte County Parks are on Facebook. Please join as a fan and learn about all the great things happening in the parks.

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MICHICAN CITY – Family Advocates Inc. will host a "Back to the Prom" Retro Prom Fundraiser on Friday, Sept. 27, a chance to step back in time, dress from your favorite era and dance the night away at a 21-plus event. The dance is designed to raise program awareness and needed funds to contin…

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La PORTE – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will present their 31st annual Children’s Concerts entitled “The Power and Emotion of Music” on Oct. 9 at the Civic Auditorium in La Porte. Three concerts will be presented at 9:30 a.m., 11:10 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

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Madelyn Matthys of Westville Enrolls in Belmont University’s Largest Class Yet

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La PORTE  — The La Porte County Association of REALTORS has announced Tommy Sunn of Coldwell Banker 1st Choice, La Porte as the 2019 REALTOR of the Year.

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WESTVILLE — Dado, visiting instructor at Purdue University Northwest in the Communication and Creative Arts department, is directing an opera from scratch at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Prop Thtr in Chicago for the Storefront Project.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Award winning artist and performer Jacob West will host the Footlight Players' monthly “Friday Night at Footlight’ open-mic on Sept. 27.

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THREE OAKS, Mich. — The Three Oaks Wurstfest in Three Oaks, Michigan, will usher in the season of craft beers, cider and wines from the region. The family-friendly festival will offer live music all day, a Classic Car show, arts & crafts vendors, wine & beer, children's activities an…

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Access our Online Catalog from Home — www.mclib.org. Wi-fi is available in the library. Normal library hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the circulation desk at 873-3042.

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MICHIGAN CITY — On March 14, American Legion Post 130 hosted a celebration of their upcoming 21st anniversary. Post 130 was established on May 21, 1998, at the Indiana State Prison (ISP) and was the first post founded within a correctional facility.

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WESTVILLE — Robert Milos has a mission to ensure students in Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) College of Nursing can fulfill the dream of earning a college degree despite a temporary financial setback, the college said in a press release. 

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THREE OAKS, Mich. — Making people laugh is no easy task.

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The La Porte County Parks are on Facebook. Please join as a fan and learn about all the great things happening in the parks.

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MICHIGAN CITY —  “Lake Michigan: High Levels and Beach Erosion” is the topic of the next Northwest Indiana Green Drinks program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Shoreline Brewery, 208 Wabash St. in Michigan City. Prof. Erin Argyilan of Indiana University Northwest will discuss how Lake Michigan’s sh…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City High School has announced the Homecoming Queen candidates for 2019. The Homecoming football game is this Friday vs. Merrillville. The Homecoming parade steps off from the Elston Parking Lot at 6 p.m. and will march on Franklin Street to Ames Field. The game star…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) invites area families to attend a free Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. This creativity-filled event will offer children and adults opportunities to connect with each other while exploring LCA’s summer blockbuster exhibitio…

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I am taken aback whenever I encounter locals who are unfamiliar with Monday Musicale. After all, the organization has existed in Michigan City since 1909! As we observe its 110th anniversary, let me take this opportunity to introduce Monday Musicale to the community at large.

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MICHIGAN CITY –  Steve Kring, Horizon Bank regional president of Northwest Indiana, has announced Cara Jones as the new Business Banker for Horizon’s Michigan City market.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Warden Ron Neal at the Indiana State Prison (ISP) has announced the promotion of Christopher Dustin to correctional captain.