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La PORTE — The Greater La Porte Economic Development Corporation (GLEDC), in partnership with the city of La Porte, the La Porte County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, the La Porte Urban Enterprise Association and the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce has announced the hiring of Angela Rose as the downtown coordinator in the city of La Porte.
La PORTE — Earlier in the season, when La Porte’s boys basketball team was scuffling to find its way, Jake Spence was also struggling to find his identity on the team.
It’s no coincidence that when Spence found his niche and hit his stride, that’s when the Slicers clicked.
La PORTE — Local photographer Nancy Addie brought the beauty of La Porte County to the mainstream with her photo of Michigan City's lighthouse at sunset after a raging storm.
The image won her second place in The Weather Channel’s “It’s Amazing Out There” photo contest.
La PORTE – If you want to be a hero to your wife, try saving a small animal.
It worked for a La Porte pastor, who saved more than souls not once, but twice in the same week.
Tara and Richard Hoffman live on Monroe Street, not exactly a quiet country road.
La PORTE — The historic La Porte City Band's new season will begin on June 6 and continue through Aug. 8.
Concerts are free and held each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. at the band shell of beautiful Fox Park...
La PORTE – Veteran journalist Jeff Mayes has been named managing editor of The La Porte County Herald-Argus after serving as assistant sports editor for the last month."The Herald-Argus is a great paper with a long history of serving the La Porte County area, and I hope I can use my knowledge and experience to help it continue to improve in that role," Mayes said.Mayes has more than 35 years of experience in journalism, much of it in Northwest Indiana.
La PORTE — A string of health fairs at the Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care are introducing patients to the growing range of services offered by physicians in the business.
The group recently expanded its services to include treatment for uterine fibroids...
La PORTE — Weather observers are confirming what many people, their backs still aching after shoveling the walk yet again, already suspected.
We’ve had a lot of snow so far this winter.
National Weather Service observers, taking measurements at the city’s water plant on Lake Street, say the total from the start of December through Wednesday is more than 106 inches...
La PORTE — Visit Michigan City La Porte announced, for the first time ever, La Porte will be hosting the North American Ice Fishing Circuit qualifying tournaments on Feb. 9, 10 and 11.
A local fishing derby, the Maple City Ice Fishing Classic, will also be held on Feb...
La PORTE — Facing a fairly formidable foe, La Porte’s boys and girls swim teams knew they were going to have to bring their ‘A’ games on Thursday night. Fortunately for the Slicers’ boys, that was enough for it to pull away and defeat visiting Culver Academies 100-82...
La PORTE – People have heard of the Taste of Chicago, but there is another "taste" turning heads and gathering some attention. Since its inception six years ago, Taste of La Porte has been providing people a place to enjoy great local food and live music.
La PORTE – La Porte Hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation from The Joint Commission, renewing the hospital’s accreditation for the next three years. The award demonstrates the hospital’s continuous compliance with high-quality performance standards, and reflects the organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care to patients.
La PORTE – Anetra Jones, MPH, RN, CPPS, NEA-BC, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for La Porte and Starke hospitals, starting May 30.
Jones was selected after a series of interviews that included staff nurses and executive leadership from the hospitals.
VALPARAISO – Michigan City senior Jacob Adams had an impressive showing in his quest to make the trip to the state finals next weekend at Indiana University.
During Thursday's regional at Valparaiso, Adams blew the field away in the 800-meter run, with a time of one minute, 54.60 seconds, beating the second-place runner by nearly two seconds.
La PORTE — La Porte County Emergency Medical Service wants to remind area hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, doctors’ offices and other facilities that its ambulance crews can transport patients in non-emergency situations.
La PORTE — The spotlight is on the La Porte Community Concert Association as workers conduct a campaign to subscribe new and old members for the 2017-18 Concert Series.
The association is offering 24 professional performances at the following prices: $50 for adults, $10 for students through high school and $110 for a family, including two adults and all students.
City officials continue to investigate an unusually high number of complaints about rusty and cloudy water, even as they work to assure residents the water supply in La Porte is safe.
Todd Taylor, director of the city’s Water Department, said most of the problems in the first quarter of this year have been tied to unauthorized use of fire hydrants, disruptions from water main breaks and a fire pump test.
La PORTE — Sloppy start. Fine finish.
That’s the way the opening game of the Dr. Mueller Classic went for La Porte’s baseball team...
La PORTE COUNTY - La Porte County Habitat for Humanity has elected three new members to its Board of Directors.
Natalie J. Boocher is an attorney at Drayton, Biege, Sirugo & Elliott, LLP. Boocher received her Bachelor of Psychology, in 2008, from Arizona State University and her Doctor of Jurisprudence in 2013.
La PORTE — Plans to place five oversized musical instruments at outdoor locations across La Porte will reflect the city’s rich musical heritage, attract visitors and offer play opportunities for children and adults alike, organizers say.
La PORTE — Leadership La Porte County is hosting a “Volunteer Expo” on April 20 at the La Porte County Fairgrounds Small Projects Building, from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
The event is open to non-profit organizations who are seeking volunteers.
La PORTE — Joe Whicker, the owner of character-rich Temple News Agency, a downtown gourmet coffee shop with an old-fashioned soda fountain and nearly 100 years of history, says he has no fear of competition from Starbucks.
TERRE HAUTE — No, this isn’t what the La Porte girls cross country team had in mind.
A 22nd place finish at the IHSAA girls state cross country finals was not part of the plan for this season, which began with so many high hopes.