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La PORTE — After more than three hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury delivered two guilty verdicts against a former Indiana State Prison inmate accused of fatally stabbing another offender in 2017.

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Krueger Middle School conducted its annual Spelling Bee on Wednesday, and Adrian Tlahuextl, left, finished in first place, with T’mya Moore finishing in second. Tlahuextl will represent Krueger in the La Porte County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at South Central.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Henrich Heisman – fondly known as “Henry,” “Dad,” or “Pop” – was born in Bremen, Germany. on Sept. 26, 1862, and came to Michigan City at the age of 31 after a life of adventure on the high seas as a sailor and fisherman.

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MICHIGAN CITY — Sometimes a little piece of history resurfaces from surprising connections to bring back memories and joy to more than one family.

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MICHIGAN CITY — One year ago, on a cold and snowy Saturday morning, about 50 patients were moved into the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital as it opened its doors for the first time.

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MICHIGAN CITY —Michigan City native Jimmy Henrich and fellow country music artists will perform a benefit concert next month for a local cancer victim who’s suffered another relapse.

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Pressel to hosts meetings in LP, LX

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Port Authority Board to meet

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CHESTERTON – A toddler and a woman were nearly struck by a bullet, accidentally fired by a man who was cleaning his gun in the same apartment building, according to police.

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MICHIGAN CITY —When Duane Parry was elected mayor of Michigan City last November, he said one of his goals was to stop business as usual in the city.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City is looking for dependable and friendly volunteers to staff the hospital’s Welcome Center. Volunteers are needed for morning and afternoon shifts, Monday through Friday. Duties include greeting individuals entering the hospital, assisting individuals to testing…

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Coolspring Elementary student Trevor Trusty was chosen to introduce U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky on Saturday at his Town Hall forum at Purdue University Northwest. Trevor is a 6th-grade honor student at Coolspring, and is involved in both basketball and robotics. He received a certificate of rec…

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INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy Tech Community College’s new career coaching and employer connections initiative aims to empower students to achieve career aspirations by facilitating meaningful employer connections from pre-enrollment through post-graduation.

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Michigan City Fire Department incidents

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Michigan City Fire Department incidents

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MICHIGAN CITY — A junior on the Michigan City High School football team is in lock-up after allegedly attempting to rob Rios Mexican Grill at gunpoint earlier this month.

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La PORTE — Last year, January was proclaimed National Mentoring Month in La Porte and Michigan City by three respective mayors, inviting the communities to celebrate the benefits of mentoring and the impact it has on young people.

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La PORTE — A La Porte man who told police he was selling cocaine to buy his daughter a birthday present was arrested on drug and weapons charges, according to authorities.

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Krueger Middle School received a donation of feminine products, deodorant and lotion recently from MonoSol, a Merrillville-based company that manufactures biodegradable films and other products. MonoSol’s recently formed women’s group, 4>WARD, donated the items as part of its community ou…

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MICHIGAN CITY – If you've walked along Lake Michigan recently, you probably noticed something missing – ice.

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MICHIGAN CITY – A man accused of providing his father with a fatal dose of heroin was acquitted Thursday of dealing in a controlled substance resulting in death, skirting the 20-40-year sentence that accompanies the Level 1 felony.

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La PORTE — When it comes to upgrading La Porte County's nearly 20-year-old bike paths, Jeremy Sobecki wants to add by subtracting.

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South Shore announces substitute busing for Sunday

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La PORTE — Though no residents or firefighters were injured, at least three snakes died in a fire that broke out inside a two-unit apartment building on Woodward Street earlier this week.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Judge Michael Bergerson announced he will seek re-election for a second term as Judge of La Porte Superior Court 1 after filing his candidacy paper Wednesday with the Indiana Supreme Court in Indianapolis.

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MICHIGAN CITY — The murder case against 17-year-old Hakim Zamir Lamar Qualls will not be dropped as the defense had requested, the judge ruled on Thursday.

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CHESTERTON — A local lakeshore advocacy group opposed to construction of a new banquet center at the Indiana Dunes State Park says heavy erosion caused by a recent storm shows why it should not be built.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Patients who once had to drive two counties away for bariatric surgery and services can now find weight loss assistance in La Porte County.

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