PRAIRIE TWP. — A Valparaiso man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in southeastern La Porte County.
MICHIGAN CITY — Just over a year after the former St. Anthony Hospital on the north side closed its doors for good, plans have been announced to renovate and repurpose the site.
INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb, who has declined to issue an emergency disaster declaration for the Lake Michigan shoreline, has promised to come take a look at the ongoing erosion problems.
MICHIGAN CITY — With single-digit temperatures and below-zero wind chills expected, city officials are urging residents to take care of themselves, their families and pets in the bitter cold.
Barker Middle School held its National Geography Bee competition for the 2019-20 school year recently, with the top 10 students advancing to an oral question final round. When it was over, seventh grader Tyler Stone was named school champion, and eighth-grader Juliana Williams was school run…
MICHIGAN CITY — Local legend Charles R. Westcott passed away more than 15 years ago, but that won’t stop the community from gathering to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday on Saturday.
La PORTE — The volunteers at La Porte PADS aren’t interested in giving the weary homeless men and women that pass through the shelter’s doors a handout.
Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-94 near the 37 mile marker, about 3 miles east of the U.S. 421 exit in Michigan City. The crash occurred at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday and involved a semi truck and an SUV. Initial investigation indicated the 1999 Kenworth semi was pulled of…
KANKAKEE TWP. — A California man is facing drug charges after a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road led to the discovery of a large quantity of marijuana, according to police.
MICHIGAN CITY — Following a winter storm expected to bring 4-6 inches of snow to Northwest Indiana, a powerful Arctic front will surge south from Canada, bringing the coldest air of the season.
BEVERLY SHORES — The mayor of Chicago and governor of Illinois issued local disaster proclamations this week to bring in funding help for lakefront areas hard hit by erosion.
GARY — With the Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre – official delegate of the Pope – in attendance, Most Reverend Robert J. McClory was ordained a bishop and installed as the fifth Bishop of Gary on Tuesday.
CHESTERTON — The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District can begin the final engineering phase of the Double Track Northwest Indiana Project, expected to radically improve the South Shore Line.
WALKERTON — Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an off-road vehicle crash sometime over the weekend that left a 74-year-old man dead near Walkerton.
MICHIGAN CITY — Jonathan Hodges, a foreman with R.L. Roofing Service, had been on the job at the Anthony Adams House for hours Monday before he realized fully what he was doing.
MICHIGAN CITY — An Elkhart County woman was arrested at the Indiana State Prison on Sunday, charged with attempting to smuggle narcotics to an inmate.
MICHIGAN CITY — A man found with a fatal gunshot wound Saturday in the parking garage of the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa committed suicide, according to authorities.
WESTVILLE — From requiring drivers to stay off cell phones while driving to insulating school districts from the results of controversial standardized testing, the state legislature has a hefty docket ahead halfway into its session.
La PORTE — A La Porte steelworker has announced his candidacy for the Indiana House of Representatives, District 20 – Tim Gust will run as a Democrat in the 2020 May Primary.
SCHERERVILLE – Wendell Mosby of Schererville has filed a Declaration of Candidacy with the Indiana Election Commission to seek the 1st District congressional seat.
WESTVILLE — Women in Leadership of La Porte County is hosting a special event featuring Mary Elizabeth Sadd, who will speak on empowering women to take leadership roles in their company and community.
Kay MacNeil – “The Bluebird Lady of Frankfurt” – will speak at Chesterton Feed & Garden Center at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. McNeil has been birding since she was a child and setting up bluebird trails since the 1980s in Chicago’s southern suburbs. “Bird feeding is a fascinating and enjoyable …
A 2020 Hobie Fleet 126 Kick-off Planning Meeting will be conducted from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Michigan City Yacht Club. Sailors, fleet members and all interested parties are invited to attend, and a dinner at Fish Camp will follow. The meeting will include planning for the 2020 Rega…
La PORTE — The occasional service interruptions and disruptions that cell phone users have come to know – and hate – will soon be a thing of the past for La Porte County’s first responders.
MICHIGAN CITY — Summer is still just a distant spot on the calendar, but the Mayor’s Office wants potential applicants to start thinking about seasonal job opportunities the will be available.
MICHIGAN CITY — The city will opt out of $2.3 million grant program to help remediate lead problems in homes, test children for lead, and train residents to help find and solve lead problems.
La PORTE — The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has grant applications for health and wellness projects in La Porte County available until Feb. 21.
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City man was sentenced to two years in prison, one year on work release and a year of probation on Thursday for his role in an Eastport neighborhood shooting last June.
MICHIGAN CITY — The Indiana Breast Cancer Awareness Trust has awarded more than $40,000 in grants to the Franciscan Health Foundation to provide free screenings and diagnostic services for low-income Hoosier women.
MICHIGAN CITY — A total of 10 Michigan City Police officers were honored with promotions on Wednesday during a special ceremony at City Hall.
MICHIGAN CITY — Randy Russell, superintendent of the Michigan City Water Works, has received the prestigious George Warren Fuller Award.
MICHIGAN CITY — A plan to substitute paratransit buses for city buses to make regular stops at Franciscan Health Michigan City is back to the drawing board.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City High School students seeking to pursue a career in advanced manufacturing can now graduate as a Certified Production Technician.
MICHIGAN CITY — Horizon Bank presented a check for $13,735 to the United Way of La Porte County on Friday, its dollar-for-dollar match for employee contributions in the bank’s annual United Way Campaign.
(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of monthly articles on the Michiana Humane Society as the organization celebrates its centennial in Michigan City.)
ROLLING PRAIRIE — A La Porte County teen who has dedicated much of her young life to making service members and veterans smile has been honored for her volunteerism.