Building better Slicers: La Porte football's leadership council aims to put the team in the players' hands
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La Porte County Fall Prep Sports Preview Capsules
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Faith briefs
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Potawatomi representative to discuss beliefs
Special Judge to hear motion to dismiss La Porte County Attorney's lawsuit against Auditor
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VALPARAISO – A Porter County judge has set a hearing for Monday to hear arguments on whether to dismiss a civil case that hinges on whether the county auditor can be sued as an individual for not paying authorized payments.
La Porte schools close to filling all open positions in wake of nationwide teacher shortage
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La PORTE – Having worked on staffing shortages since last year, the La Porte Community School Corporation is close to filling all its open positions.
La Porte County Sports Briefs
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In brief
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Military Stand Down at Fairgrounds
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La Porte County businesses and non-profits donate 3,000 pounds of meat to food pantries
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La PORTE – Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski calls them the "best kind of neighbors" – several county businesses and non-profits who partnered to provide local, 4-H-raised meat to more than 20 food pantries and soup kitchens.
Family Advocates seeking volunteers to be a voice for abused or neglected children
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La PORTE — La Porte County's Family Advocates agency is seeking volunteers to be a voice for abused or neglected children.
La Porte students 'Rock the Block' to prepare for return to school
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Fly High Youth Services provides school supplies, backpacks and more to Michigan City students
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MICHIGAN CITY – Kenneth Fly Sr. was all smiles Monday as he saw one of his goals playing out successfully at Water Tower Park on Michigan City’s east side.
Seconds, anyone? Winters, La Porte are runners-up at New Prairie golf invitational
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LA PORTE -- When Jaiden Winters went to her lesson with Mat Blair last week, the New Prairie senior didn't need a mechanical tune-up.
No summer break for JROTC cadets as they use time off to build selves, community
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MICHIGAN CITY — Sleeping in and going to the beach were not on the agenda for cadets of the Michigan City High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC this summer.
Police calls
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Compiled from La Porte County Sheriff's Office reports
Walorski's congressional seat to stay vacant until November election
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INDIANAPOLIS — The Second District congressional seat, which includes much of La Porte County, will remain vacant until the November election following the death last week of U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski in a highway crash last week.
La Porte Police officers honored for saving life of suicidal man
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La PORTE — Two La Porte City Police officers were recognized for their efforts in saving the life of a suicidal man and keeping patrons of a nearby restaurant safe during the incident.
Michigan City still on hook for damages in prosecutor's lawsuit over Meer statements
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INDIANAPOLIS – While criminal charges against former Michigan City mayor Ron Meer have been dismissed in a case stemming from the arrest of his stepson prior to the 2019 election, the city may still be on the hook for damages…
Criminal charges dismissed against former Michigan City mayor in obstruction case
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La PORTE – A special prosecutor and special judge have agreed to dismiss criminal charges against former Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer stemming from his actions following the arrest of his stepson prior to the 2019 election.
Classic aircraft and much more at La Porte Municipal Airport's Air Fair
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Verizon stores help get kids ready for school
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Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications available
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MICHIGAN CITY — The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application will be available on the Unity Foundation website from Aug. 10 to Sept. 9.
La Porte County Sports Briefs
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Annexation of airport property moves forward, but longer runway still awaits FAA ruling
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La PORTE — Annexation of a nearly 50-acre parcel of land owned by the La Porte Municipal Airport Authority is advancing quickly, but a proposed runway extension there is still years away.
In brief
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Sheriff's Office warns of scam calls