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Living through, or even observing these moral, economic and health crises continue to unfold is taking an emotional toll. We have three choices in response to a crisis. We can fight, take flight or freeze. We can move in with high energy and take control; we can move away, going about our bu…

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MICHIGAN CITY — In February, Horizon Bank completed its second annual “Making Your Dreams Come True” financial workshops for Early College students at Michigan City High School.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Brewer’s Cattle of Michigan City has been announced as a new member of the American Angus Association by Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

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Just recently, one of the “regulars” at the Oasis Ballroom in Michigan City passed away – Martha Keserich Vance, known to most as Martha Nash. I thank Patty Nocek of the La Porte County Health Department for sharing Martha’s obituary. Martha sang regularly at the Oasis Ballroom in Michigan C…

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MICHIGAN CITY — The Footlight Players has announced the nominations for the 12th annual Footlight Players Award, though due to the health restrictions, the annual awards banquet has been canceled.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City High School has released its list of honor roll and principal’s honor students for Grade Period 3.

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WESTVILLE — At what has become an annual spring tradition, Purdue University Northwest (PNW) celebrated the fourth anniversary of its founding by honoring faculty, staff and students. The award winners were nominated and selected by their peers.

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Ask any middle schooler their feelings about school on a normal day in the middle of the school year, you might hear something like, “I don’t wanna go to school,” or “I’m tired of school; I wanna stay home.” Fast forward to the end of March 2020 in the midst of a global pandemic, and you are…

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MICHIGAN CITY — It was a day of sword fighting, tea and all things Japanese culture.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Why is science so important even at a young age? It’s beneficial to brain growth and can enhance a child’s logic and capacity for reasoning. With that thought in mind, and while watching her son Charlie play a comparison game, Dr. Stephanie Ryan of Carmel decided to write a c…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Monday Musicale is now accepting applications for its annual Student Awards Competition. Auditions will be held Sunday, April 19 at the Michigan City First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. 9th Street, beginning at 1 p.m. Areas of competition include keyboard (piano or organ), inst…

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BNWZ Dignity 8017 won reserve grand champion bull at the 2020 Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show’s Roll of Victory (ROV) Angus Show, Feb. 1 in Fort Worth, Texas. Austin Nowatzke, Michigan City, owns the September 2018 son of PVF Insight 0129. He first claimed senior calf champion. Ch…

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On Feb. 8 students from the MCHS Band Department performed at Kankakee Valley Middle School at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Solo and Ensemble Festival. In total, MCHS students received 11 Gold Ratings, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze. Nine of the 11 Golds were performed in the G…

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MICHIGAN CITY — The Center for Creative Solutions has announced 10 grants available for any La Porte County area school wanting their students to decorate a rain barrel for their school. The awards are part of this year’s recognition of the Northwest Indiana Earth Day celebration on April 18…

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La Porte County Master Gardener Association Community Grants

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MICHIGAN CITY — The Michigan City Sail and Power Squadron is presenting two courses this spring. Both courses are free. The only cost is for the student text and materials.

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MICHIGAN CITY — The Barker Mansion and the Michigan City Commission for Women invite the public to step back through time in the shoes of two different women during a tour at the Barker Mansion. In celebration of Women’s History month, the 2-hour program will take place on Thursday, March 12…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Joy Elementary School has announced its honor and award-winning students for the second semester of the 2019/2020 school year.