Local Events and Live Remotes
  • 14th Annual Karstens’ Club Challenge Chili Cook Off

    The Jerry Karstens’ Athletic Scholarship Board is pleased to announce that the 14th Annual Karstens’ Club Challenge Chili Cook Off is taking place on Saturday, February 17, 2018 beginning at Noon through 3:00 P.M. at the American Legion Post #37, 756 US Hwy 20, Michigan City, IN.  Tickets will be sold for a $5.00 donation at the door. Join in on the fun, vote for your favorite chili to place the top three clubs in the finals, and find out which club wins the Karstens’ Chili-Head Traveling Trophy.

    The Jerry Karstens’ Athletic Scholarship Fund was created in 2003 in memory of Jerome Karstens who devoted nearly 50 years to Michigan City sports.  The Karstens’ Club Challenge Chili Cook Off is one of the fundraisers held each year to help support the JKAS Fund.  For additional information contact Jeremy Kienitz at 219-873-1506.

    Team WIMS will be broadcasting Live from the event!  The live broadcast is sponsored by La Porte County Councilmen Mike Mollenhauer, Randy Novak, Jeff Santana, John Sullivan, Mark Yagelski, Commissioner Dr. Vidja Kora, and Candidate for County Commission Sheila Brillson.


  • PNW Spring Career Expo being held Friday, February 16th

    Job seekers looking to find internships, full-time or part-time positions are invited to the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Spring Career Expo Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The event will take place from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Great Hall located in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex. The complex is located on the Westville Campus, 1401 South US 421. PNW alumni and students are encouraged to attend and pre-register for VIP entry to the event by logging onto their Handshake account at www.HirePNWPride.com. Members of the public may learn more about this event, including the list of employers and registration process, by visiting www.pnw.edu/career-center/careerexpo.


  • Steel Magnolias at Theatre at the Center

    Join Theater at the Center for Steel Magnolias from February 22nd – March 25th!

    For more information and tickets, head to TheatreAtTheCenter.com


  • July 4th La Porte Parade in Downtown La Porte, Indiana

    Join TEAM WIMS with live coverage and another fun filled year at the La Porte Parade on Lincolnway. Be among several thousand spectators and several hundred floats as the city of La Porte is Capital of Indiana for a day.


  • Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018-10th Anniversary August 3rd-5th

    Join TEAM WIMS and TEAM WHFB for the 10th Annual Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018 weekend. Meet the racers, their crews and enjoy non stop family fun at the Taste of Michigan City, Great Lakes Boat Parade and Great Lakes Grand Prix 2018. Live Broadcasts all weekend long. Keep it set to WIMS/WHFB for all race information. For more information contact 219-872-5055. Ask for Jane Daley or Rick Wright.

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