Category Archives: LaPorte

LaPorte County Museum To Re-Open

     The La Porte County Historical Society announces its plans for the re-opening of their Museum on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 2405 Indiana Avenue in La Porte.      In order to protect the public, museum staff, and volunteers from COVID-19, certain restrictions will be in place. Masks are required of all visitors…

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George Floyd | BLM Protests Planned in Northwest Indiana

Trying to find the local Protests is very difficult. Even though protesters are required to register in the city where they are planned, it is often a secret where they are to be held. Here’s what we have been able to find: UPCOMING EVENTS: Juneteenth Celebration, June 19th, Marquette Park, Gary, 1pm – 6pm Juneteenth…

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Hiking at Luhr Park – LaPorte Indiana

by Andie Renner-Miller A Hidden Gem – Luhr Park, La Porte County.      On a nice warm evening my husband and I decided to visit my favorite of the LaPorte County parks for a nice evening in nature. Luhr County Park has so much to offer. There is no fee to use this park…

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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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Indiana to Offer 50 Free Test Sites for Covid-19

Indiana Gov. Holcomb announced Tuesday, April 28th that OptumServe Health Services will open 20 COVID-19 sites across the state to begin large-scale testing for Hoosiers in the next week. In the next seven days, 20 testing sites will open in Indiana National Guard armories, and an additional 30 testing sites will open in the next…

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Local Restaurants Offering Delivery And Pick UP!

Please help our Area Restaurants. You want them to still be here when this is all over, so they need your support now during this crisis!  Here’s a List of Area Restaurants Offering Delivery, Curbside, and Pick up, Check It OUT! CHESTERTON: El Cantarito Mexican Cuisine, Carry Out – 728-6962 25 % OFF! – 709…

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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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Gingerbread House Contest – LaPorte

     Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to turn in their gingerbread creations to the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, 2405 Indiana Ave., La Porte, between December 3rd and December 14th!  Your gingerbread creation can be a house or any other structure. Let your imagination be your guide!      Rules: No gingerbread…

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Improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park & Stone Lake Planned

     The City of La Porte Park and Recreation Department is preparing a master plan to make improvements to Soldiers Memorial Park. The first draft of the plan is available by clicking on the link below. The public may comment on the plan through August 15 by contacting Jon Ruble at Planned Environment Associates…

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