INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Foundation recently hosted its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony recognizing 19 honorees, including Tracy Jackson from its Michigan City Campus.
La PORTE — The La Porte County Parks staff, Park Board and Foundation has selected their annual community awards. These awards were presented at the Feb. 4 Park Board meeting at Red Mill County Park.
MICHIGAN CITY — The band lineup has dropped, and organizers of the third annual Swale Music Fest say the acts are getting bigger and crazier – including a 17-piece experimental funk band.
MICHIGAN CITY — Delta Theta Tau will present the 28th annual Gala to benefit Opportunity Enterprises on March 14 in the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa in Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Sail and Power Squadron is presenting two courses this spring. Both are free, except for the cost of student texts and materials.
CHESTERTON — The Chesterton Art Center is offering monthly children’s art classes throughout the school year. Classes are designed for preschool, elementary, home school, middle school, and high school ages.
MICHIGAN CITY — Knapp Elementary School held its inaugural induction ceremony for the Knapp Knights Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society on Feb. 12.
MICHIGAN CITY — Have you toured Michigan City’s Barker Mansion in the past but were left wondering what was behind closed doors? The Barker Mansion will offer a Behind the Scenes Tour on Thursday.
La PORTE — Heart health is important to the body’s overall wellness and function as the heart circulates oxygen and nutrient-rich blood throughout the body.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Franciscan Physician Network has welcomed three new physicians to its Franciscan Medical Pavilion and Coolspring Health Center in Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY — Eleven Michigan City choral students are heading to state after their school brought home a slew of awards in a recent district competition.
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MICHIGAN CITY — The Center for Creative Solutions has announced that Northwest Indiana’s World Creativity and Innovation Week will be held April 15-21.
MICHIGAN CITY — Want to learn about watercolor or painting with pastels? Or how bout teaching your kids comic book drawing techniques, printmaking or filmmaking?
MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Art League has announced its spring session of classes. Every year since 1932 the Art League has been a source of art learning in the community. Annual membership dues are $25, and each semester class fee (for 12 weeks of classes) is $35. Classes are held on…
Krueger Middle School’s Academic Team competed in the Mathcounts competition on Feb. 5 at Valparaiso University. Pictured, from left, are team members James Symons, Jessonie Lindsey-Lawrence, Breanna Cornelison, Aubrey Temple-Lebuis, Amir Duncan and Zameer Duncan. Temple-Lebuis was Krueger’s…
MICHIGAN CITY — Seven Michigan City Area Schools choral students performed with honor choirs during the Indiana Music Educators Association convention, which was held in Fort Wayne on Jan. 17 and 18.
The “top 1%” is the symbol of wealth and power thanks to a protest movement. Since Occupy Wall Street popularized the term almost a decade ago, inequality has surged, and this exclusive group has only gotten richer and more influential.
MICHIGAN CITY — Mohr Capital, a Dallas-based privately held real estate investment firm, has broken ground on a 200,000-square-foot office and warehouse facility with 23 acres of concrete storage capacity for GAF Materials Corporation, a subsidiary of Standard Industries, in Michigan City.
WESTVILLE — Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) 2019 fall semester Dean’s List has recognized 1,763 undergraduate students, many from the La Porte County area, for their academic achievement.
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The best thing to come out of 2016’s much-derided DC antihero team-up “Suicide Squad” was Margot Robbie’s inspired take on Harley Quinn, the self-proclaimed “Joker’s girl” and quirky chaos clown. Robbie’s Quinn, with her colorful pigtails and baseball bat, instantly became an icon, a perenni…