News

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Monday, November 20, 2017
More than $360,000 was raised October 6-7 to benefit local nonprofits and special projects through Unity Foundation’s La Porte County GIVES!   In celebration of Unity’s 25th anniversary, the Foundation held a Gala and a GIVE day event.  A group of generous donors came together to provide $125,000 to be used as matching incentive for the participating funds and Unity’s board of directors approved ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
Please be advised there will be a one day delay in the recycling pickup schedule for Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th.   Thursday’s pickup will be Friday and Friday’s pickup will be Saturday.  Please remember to have you toter curbside the night before or by 6:00 a.m. to insure you are picked-up.  The office will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 20, 2017
You are invited to join us at Road to Life Church this Sunday as we conclude our November series, "FAITH WORKS", and celebrate Thanksgiving with a Baby Dedication at our Chesterton Campus at 9AM and Baptism at our Michigan City Campus at 12:30PM. Have kids? Bring them along to experience KidTown, where they will be learning that "FAITH WORKS" through high energy worship, teaching, games and more! ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, November 13, 2017
The fall display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum is again a photo contest, with trophies going to the winning submissions. This year is a “Then & Now” theme. The Historical Society has a vast collection of photos, some going back to the 1800’s. It’s always interesting to see how the landscape has changed over the years, and a “Then & Now” display is always very popular.    The ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
Send our troops and local veterans a little taste of home for the holidays. Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center is proud to be one of more than 800 exclusive Veterans & Family Memorial Care funeral home providers across America participating in the 10th annual VFMC Christmas Stocking for Soldiers & Veterans initiative. From now thru December 1st please stop in to the funeral home and pick-up ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 13, 2017
The medical professionals in an emergency room don’t always get to see what becomes of the patients they take care of in the ER. The cases involving children can weigh heavily on their memories and hearts.   That’s why there were a few tears when 12-year-old Wesley Smith walked back into the ER at La Porte Hospital to say thanks for saving his life.   It all started in September, when Wesley ...read more
Monday, November 13, 2017
Unity Foundation of La Porte County congratulates nine local high school seniors as La Porte County finalists for the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Two students from La Porte County will be selected as 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars, to receive a full-tuition scholarship to be used to pursue a baccalaureate degree at any accredited public or private Indiana college ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
In the next major development toward building a new La Porte Hospital, officials at the hospital have selected a primary architect for the project. Gresham, Smith and Partners – a nationally-recognized firm of architects, engineers, interior designers, and planners with more than 50 years in business – will serve as the lead architectural firm. Hospital design is one of their specialties. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, November 06, 2017
Purdue Northwest Theatre Company presents a frantically funny, Monty Pythonesque retelling of the classic, “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” beginning in November.Opening night takes place at 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10. Following performances will be at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11; 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12; 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1; and 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Purdue Northwest ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has acquired a 43.5-acre property along the Little Calumet River in Chesterton. The land consists of 13 acres of natural area along the river and 30.5 acres that is currently in agriculture. Located west of Brummitt Road and south of Brummitt Elementary School, the property increases to 420 acres the total amount of land held by Shirley Heinze along the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 30, 2017
During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the La Porte County Family YMCA is encouraging residents of La Porte County to learn their risks for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more than one in three Americans (84 million ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
QUARTERLY HIGHLIGHTS• Net income increased to $17.18 million, 20.46% over the third quarter of 2016 and diluted net income per common share increased to $0.66 from the prior year’s quarter of $0.55.• Return on average assets increased to 1.19% and return on average common shareholders’ equity of 9.61% from 1.05% and 8.47% in the third quarter of 2016.• Net charge-offs of $0.16 million and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
Keep an eye on the online schedule at  http://www.goaerialfitness.com/ for up to date information on class schedules. Twice monthly, through February, our Saturday 9:30am Aerial Yoga will be replaced by mat yoga with Kelly Stiglich from Traverse City! Kelly is our teacher, and leading our 200 hour YTT program, which is in full swing. These Saturday classes are part of our teacher's training, so ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, October 23, 2017
The LPHS Class of 1977 topped their 40th Reunion with a $5,000 donation to the Teen Dream Fund.  The Teen Dream Fund encourages youth to participate in extra-curricular school-based activities.   The Class of 1977 was looking for ways to celebrate its 40th Reunion in a meaningful way.  LPHS Class of ‘77 President, Shaw Friedman said, “We started collecting donations from our class through the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, October 09, 2017
The La Porte County Family YMCA and The Intrepid Phoenix are excited to announce a collaboration to provide physical fitness services to La Porte County residents who are in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse. The Intrepid Phoenix program launched in mid-2017. This non-profit organization provides a holistic mind and body fitness approach to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The program ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, September 11, 2017
Adult English as a New Language  ClassesMondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.September 18, 2017 until May, 2018at La Porte High School602 F Street in La PorteEnter front doors--Room B11Lab   Learn and improve your English among friends!We use individualized computer program. We have activities and fun conversations about health, careers, money, and other topics of interest to you.Classes ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release