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Monday, July 30, 2018
Dispose of sharps, chemicals and other hazardous materials in an environmentally safe manner by participating in the La Porte County Solid Waste District’s Household Hazardous Waste collections. Our next collection will be held from 9 am to 2 pm August 11th, 2018 at the Kankakee Valley REMC in Wanatah located at 8642 W. Highway 30. The best part? Disposal is FREE for all La Porte County residents! ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces the publication of a children’s book, entitled Red’s Nature Adventure, written in collaboration with Indiana author James B. Dworkin, with illustrations by Munster artist Michael Chelich. The story is set in several of Shirley Heinze’s northwestern Indiana Nature Preserves. Readers follow along with an Irish setter named Red, as he and his human friends head ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
“Drama, Discipline & Documentation” is a 5-week training series for managers and Human Resource professionals with basic conflict management knowledge. Improve performance and camaraderie by addressing non-productive behaviors and reframing complaints and negative opinions. Participants will learn to coach instead of rescue; taking back an estimated hour a day dealing with gossip and turf ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
The City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department announced today 2018 Fall Ball registration continue at the Park Office at 250 Pine Lake Avenue, La Porte. Cal Ripken baseball (ages 8-11), Girls Slow Pitch Softball (ages 9-16), Babe Ruth Baseball (ages 12-14). Divisions determined by participant’s age on or before April 30, 2018. Players registering for Cal Ripken baseball, Babe Ruth baseball ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
La Porte, Ind. – A pacemaker the size of a large vitamin rests inside the heart of retired Michigan City priest Bob Gehring, and he couldn’t be happier. In fact, he said, he feels better than before, and can’t recall any pain from the procedure whatsoever. Gehring is the recipient of the first leadless pacemaker implanted in the area (La Porte, Porter, Starke, Marshall counties) at La Porte ...read more
Categories: Health, Press Release
Monday, July 16, 2018
The Northwest ISBDC is seeking nominations for its 27th Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards, which continues to celebrate region entrepreneurs and advocates.Nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 24, and include the following categories: small business person of the year, entrepreneurial success, small business exporter, young entrepreneur, minority-owned small business person, family-owned ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
The Board of Directors of Harbour Trust & Investment Management Company is pleased to announce that Robert P. Rose has been promoted to Chairman & Chief Executive Officer. Stephanie K. Oberlie has been promoted to President & Chief Operating Officer, and Brian C. Merrill has been promoted to Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer.  The newly promoted Harbour Trust team members have been ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 02, 2018
Leadership La Porte County recently completed its 10th annual Summer Leadership Camp for middle school        students.  The camp was held at Kesling Park for students in 6th, 7th, and 8thgrades from throughout La Porte County.  The students participated in activities to teach leadership skills and positive character development.  Students           were nominated by their school to participate ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
The U.S. Small Business Administration has added more counties to the disaster declaration in Indiana for businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from Feb. 14 through March 4, 2018.  The disaster declaration covers the counties of Carroll, Clark, Dearborn, Elkhart, Floyd, Fulton, Harrison, Jasper, Jefferson, Kosiusko, Lake, La Porte, Marshall, Ohio,Porter, Pulaski, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 04, 2018
The La Porte Night Bicycle Rides return this summer! The dates of the Rides are held on Fridays June 15, July 20, and August 17. The La Porte Night Bicycle Ride will take you on a leisurely 13-mile starlit bike ride of La Porte. Each ride starts at a different location this summer to offer repeat participants a different view of our beautiful city. The June event begins at the La Porte Park and ...read more
Monday, April 16, 2018
Former FBI Director James Comey, whose Amazon and New York Times best-selling book releases tomorrow, opens the Purdue University Northwest Sinai Forum speakers series at 4 p.m. Sept. 9 in the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa in Michigan City, Indiana.   Appointed to the post of director by President Barack Obama in 2013, Comey led the FBI until being dismissed by President ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 05, 2018
Visit Michigan City LaPorte announces the 2018 Official Visitors Guide for LaPorte County have arrived along with the first quarter Calendar of Events. We are very excited to share with you the efforts we have put into our 2018 Official Visitors Guide for LaPorte County. The newly designed guides are at the warehouse, and the first stages of distribution have begun to our partners.  The visitors ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts