News

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Monday, June 18, 2018
After 23 seasons of Magic LCSO Conductor, Philip J. Bauman, stepped down as Artistic Director paving the way for the next generation of orchestral leadership in La Porte County. Currently LCSO has formed a Selection Committee that has been busy combing through the many application submissions from candidates eager to fill the position. The committee is working diligently to ensure candidates ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 18, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces the eighth annual “Bringing Nature Home” Awards program. The initiative recognizes those who landscape their grounds or yards using plant species that are native to northwestern Indiana. Businesses, institutions, public agencies, landscapers, and home gardeners are eligible. Founded by The Friends of Shirley Heinze, the program takes its name from a book written ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 11, 2018
Bistro on the Greens, a restaurant that brings a sophisticated twist to southern style comfort food, recently won the Restaurant of the Year award for La Porte County from the La Porte County Convention and Visitors bureau at their Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E.) Luncheon. Overlooking Legacy Hills golf course, the restaurant features a Louisiana theme, complete with paintings of jazz ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, 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: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 11, 2018
Purdue University Northwest’s 2018 spring semester Dean’s List recognized 1,859 undergraduate students for their academic achievement. To be cited on the Dean’s List, students must have at least 12 credit hours included in the overall grade point average, at least six credit hours included in the semester grade point average, an overall GPA of 3.5 and at least a 3.0 (4.0 scale) current semester ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, June 11, 2018
South Bend International Airport (SBN) will celebrate the arrival of American Airlines’ nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) with a ribbon cutting ceremony and gate celebration on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Media must arrive by 11:50 a.m. to be escorted through security.  The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at Gate 3 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
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, June 04, 2018
Applications now are online for Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s 2018 Community Fund Grants also known as “Power for Good” grants.   In 2017, more than $137,000 was awarded to over 80 local nonprofit projects. The grants are supported by earnings from unrestricted “Community Funds.”     The application for the annual grants is now available online http://uflc.net/grants/community-grants/ ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available with a membership or $5 one-week trial at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital or the Wellness & Rehab Center in New Carlisle. ZumbaA great cardio workout that combines Latin music with dance and fitness moves. Zumba classes are offered from 6-7 p.m. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and ...read more
Categories: Health, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
La Porte Hospital has added a new class to its comprehensive series on childbirth. The Newborn & Infant Care Class is an interactive class where expecting moms, dads, and their support friends or family can practice caring for their bundles of joy. Clinical nurse educators with La Porte Hospital’s Birthing & Family Care Center will have mannequins on hand to help review best practices for caring ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, May 28, 2018
Moms and parents-to-be may have a lot of questions about what it means to have a healthy pregnancy. Bethany Cluskey, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., an obstetrician and gynecologist with La Porte Physician Network Women’s Care, has answers, and is inviting the community to meet her personally for a free program. “Taking Care of Baby Starts Before She’s Born” will be from 6-7 p.m., June 20 at the Best Western ...read more
Categories: Health, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
The La Porte Park and Recreation Department announced the beginning of their Summer Playground Program on Tuesday, May 29. Join the playground staff and participate in sports, games, arts and crafts and themed activities. The program has new locations and times added. The program is for children 5-12 years of age and will run through August 10. Themes include: Superhero Week, Olympic Sports week, ...read more
Categories: Health, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
Temporary TSA Pre✓® enrollment will take place at South Bend International Airport (SBN) Monday, June 25, 2018 – Friday, June 29, 2018. Appointments are available 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. Customers can pre-enroll and schedule appointments via the Universal Enrollment Services (UES) at https://bit.ly/1qNqXlI or by calling (855) 347-8371. Walk-in enrollments are accepted; ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 28, 2018
CLH, CPAs & Consultants was recognized at the Economic Develop Corp.’s biennial awards banquet on May 17, 2018, for achieving its 25th anniversary in 2017.  EDCMC recognized local companies that have made substantial investments in their business during 2016 and 2017 and also honored businesses that celebrated special anniversaries. CLH was one of 6 businesses recognized at the Business Investment ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
La Porte Hospital will break ground officially on the new hospital in August this year, but the community will start to see tangible evidence of property preparations when demolition of some hospital-owned structures begins next week.   The hospital has earmarked six homes it owns for demolition along State Street, between Teegarden and Tyler streets. The homes will be taken down to prepare land ...read more
Categories: Health, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
La Porte Hospital has opened a new Wound Care Center, combining the expertise of specialized wound care providers and nurses with the resources of an advanced healthcare system. The La Porte Hospital Wound Care Center, located on the first floor of the hospital at 1007 Lincolnway, provides outpatient wound care services for a variety of wounds and conditions.   “We are pleased to bring a ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, May 21, 2018
Visit Michigan City LaPorte and Indiana Dunes Tourism honored several businesses, organizations and individuals for providing outstanding service to the community and visitors on Wednesday afternoon. The R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards recognize those who go the extra mile to make LaPorte and Porter Counties wonderful places to live and visit. Tom Dermody, a former member of ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
General Insurance Services was recently named as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana for the second consecutive year.  The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored a record 125 companies on Thursday, May 3 at the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration dinner in Indianapolis. Rankings were announced in four categories; small companies (15-74 employees), medium companies (75-249 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
In less than one year, Indiana’s Next Level Jobs initiative has obligated $5.2 million in funds to 247 employers for training almost 2,300 Hoosiers around the state in six high-demand industry sectors. Gov. Holcomb today shared these milestones, as well as plans to enhance the Next Level Jobs’ employer training grant, at a roundtable discussion and tour of Custom Concrete in Westfield. Custom ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 07, 2018
Two Purdue University Northwest (PNW) alumni, Donald L. Babcock and Alexis Vazquez Dedelow, return to their alma mater during PNW’s spring 2018 commencement ceremonies to impart wisdom from their life journeys with graduates.  Earning a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue Northwest, Babcock went on to earn a master’s degree in business administration from the University of ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 07, 2018
Purdue University Northwest’s 2017 fall semester Dean’s List recognized 1,909 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.  Students who completed 12 credit hours, including at least six during the fall, qualified for Dean’s List recognition by sustaining an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 and a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale).  The fall semester ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Monday, May 07, 2018
The Purdue University Board of Trustees recently approved the promotion of eight Purdue University Northwest faculty members. These promotions become effective with the start of the 2018-19 academic year.   Academic tenure is acquired on promotion to the rank of associate professor. Candidates promoted to this rank have accumulated a record of accomplishments and show promise of continued ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, May 07, 2018
Linda Hough, CPA and partner at CLH, CPAs & Consultants, is being recognized for her longtime service to Dunebrook, the child abuse prevention and child advocacy center.  Hough is to receive the Lester Radke Community Service Award at the organization’s fundraising event, Dunebrook on Broadway, on May 17.  Over the years, Hough has offered her time and talents by serving as President and Treasurer ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 30, 2018
Volunteer Training Center for Hospice Care has a wonderful training program that will prepare you for service. There are three levels of training totaling 15 hours. You will learn about confidentiality, dementia, policies and procedures and much more. What level of training you need depends on what volunteer opportunity you are interested in. You and the Volunteer Recruitment and Training ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 23, 2018
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is pleased to announce the appointment of George F. Kacenga, Ph.D. as its first executive director of Global Engagement effective July 1, 2018.   “After a nationwide search among a field of strong candidates, we are excited to have Dr. Kacenga, with his background and expertise, leading our strategic efforts to extend Purdue Northwest’s global programs and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
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
Monday, January 29, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust invites the public to explore the natural beauty of the Calumet Region and beyond by attending its annual series of educational hikes. Led by a variety of experts, this year’s series includes five hikes at nature preserves located across Northwest Indiana, including Seidner Dune and Swale in Hammond, Kankakee Sands in Newton County, and Cressmoor Prairie in Hobart, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community