Category Archives: LaPorte County

Michigan City Senior Center to Open!

      The Michigan City Senior Center will plan to re-open on a limited basis, with limited staffing on Wed, July 15th, 2020.  There will be strict safety protocols and restrictions in place.  Safety protocols are as follows:  #1 IF YOU ARE SICK, STAY HOME! For activities at the Senior Center, at all times…

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New Historical Building Planned Downtown LaPorte

The La Porte County Public Library is pleased to announce that a new name has been chosen for the old telephone switchboard building at 807 Indiana Avenue that was donated to the library about 5 years ago for expansion. The Board of Trustees approved the name “LPCPL Exchange: Connecting People and Ideas” at its May…

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LaPorte County Fair Cancelled

After careful thought and deliberation, the La Porte County Agricultural Association (the “Board”) has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 LaPorte County Fair originally scheduled for July 12 – July 18. “For the last 174 years, the La Porte County Fair has been held without hesitation and the Board is extremely proud of…

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Michigan City Farmers Market Scheduled to Open May 30th

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 30th, 2020. Amid the Pandemic, Social Distancing Practices will be enforced. The Market is an enclosed space and can allow for social distancing practices as outlined by the Indiana Governor.    The Michigan City Farmers Market aims to provide…

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LaPorte County Covid-19 Positive Cases Per City & More!

     Just in case you were wondering how many cases were in your own town in LaPorte County, we discovered a website by the LaPorte County Government page that tells you exactly that.      There are also several informative links available as well, some of which we have included in this post. There…

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Anyone Can Vote By Absentee Ballot in NWIndiana

Due to the current health crisis anyone in Indiana can Vote by Absentee Ballot in Indiana. On Monday, April 13th Gov. Eric Holcomb changed the rules by lifting the regular absentee voting requirements. Now, any registered voter can request to vote by an absentee ballot. The previous reasons for absentee voting has now been removed.…

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Things to Do In LaPorte Indiana

Hesston Steam Museum – Opening Father’s Day Weekend in 2020      Hesston Steam Museum is an outdoor museum operated by the Laporte County Historical Steam Society in Hesston, Indiana. The Hesston Steam Museum is open several Holiday Weekends as well as every weekend in the Summer. Holiday Weekends Include: Continue Reading . . .   Laporte…

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Haunted Trails & Fest at Friendship Gardens

Friendship Botanic Gardens will host its annual Haunted Trails and Family Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 2 to 5 p.m. CDT. Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a night of family-friendly scares set in the winding nature trails of Friendship Botanic Gardens. There will be trick-or-treat stations located along the Haunted…

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Westville Pumpkin Festival

     The Westville Pumpkin Festival will be held on October 4-6, 2019. There will be Arts and Craft Booths, Food, Rides, Games and Live Music in the Entertainment – Food Tent.      It’ll feature 5k run/walk, Kids fun run, Parade, Pumpkin Palooza, live Entertainment, Tractor Pull, Bingo, Contests, Basket Raffle, Pumpkin Goodies, Queen…

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Art Explosion at Barker Hall

     Local artists will display their talents for the community on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art Explosion at Barker Hall, which is located in the heart of Michigan City’s thriving Uptown Arts District. This is a family-friendly event and is free to the public.   There will…

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