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Although La Porte County is generally identified as an “agricultural” county, it has had its share of manufacturing firms. Today, these firms have been replaced with much smaller companies with lesser employees. It is important, however, that we remember how “it was” to understand how “it be…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Joy Elementary School has announced its Honor Roll recipients for the first semester 2019/2020 year.

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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. Students of all ages will actively participate in learning, while studying one of th…

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WESTVILLE — Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) School of Education and Counseling (SoEC) and Office of Concurrent Enrollment will host early education expert Erika Christakis from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in the Great Hall of the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex (DSAC…

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WESTVILLE — The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) School of Engineering has started a collaborative program with Argentina’s Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), a technical university with approximately 70,000 engineering students across the country, and its two main campuses in Buenos Aires.

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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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On Nov. 15, 77 students from Krueger Middle School traveled to various locations around Michigan City to give a helping hand to the staff members of Friendship Botanic Gardens, the Elston YMCA, Fried's Cat Shelter, the Macedonian Missionary Baptist Food Pantry, and the Washington Park Zoo. L…

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La PORTE – The Pax Center invites La Porte County to partner on the greatest day of generosity for the year. Celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is the unofficial kickoff for the charitable season. This global day of giving invites communities, individuals, and organ…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Becoming a professional rapper just wasn't in the cards for Adrian Matejka, despite his dreams of spouting rhymes while growing up in Indianapolis. But a career in verse was.

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MICHIGAN CITY — The mood will be casual as Monday Musicale presents an evening of country and folk music, Monday at 7 p.m. The program will be held at Michigan City’s First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. 9th St., and is open to the public. Appointments are Howard Brenneman, program chairman Deb…

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La PORTE — The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) honored the U. S. Marine Corps by conducting a military ball to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 244th birthday at the Pine Grove Banquet Hall in La Porte on Nov. 8.

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HAMMOND and WESTVILLE – Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Invisible Strings Orchestra Club will perform two concerts on the PNW Hammond Campus at 1 and 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in YJean Chambers Hall in the Student Union & Library Building located at 2233 173rd St. The event is free and…

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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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NEW CARLISLE — New Prairie High School’s first theatrical production inside its new, state-of-the-art performing arts center is sure to be a magical affair.

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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 — Asked whether he’s ever seen the film version of “Ghost,” the 1990 blockbuster starring Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg and Patrick Swayze, Michigan City High School senior Jed Ottersen refers to the back of his T-shirt.

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MICHIGAN CITY — With cyber security becoming a growing career field, and cyber crime a growing concern for governments and businesses, the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) is offering students an introduction to that career by part…

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MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City High School has announced its Principal's Honors and Honor Roll students for Grade Period 1.

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La PORTE – The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage of the Civic Auditorium for its 47th season opening on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m., with a program titled “Dance!/Veteran’s Tribute.”