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  • THE SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLE KICK-OFF SET FOR NOVEMBER 12 - October 21, 2020 at 6:34 pm

    The Salvation Army of Michigan City will officially launch the 2020 kettle season on Thursday, November 12 with the Red Kettle Kick-Off.  The event will take place at McDonald’s Restaurant, 3507 Franklin Street, from 7am to 10am.  Due to restrictions from COVID-19, this year’s event will be “drive-through” style, with attendees encouraged to meet in the McDonald’s parking lot to support The Salvation Army. Celebrity coffee pourers will be on Read more…

  • Michigan City Police Sgt Havlin receives award - October 21, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    Congratulations to 34 year veteran Sgt. Ken Havlin for being selected recipient of the Exchange Club “Public Service and Safety Award!” Exchange Club Committee members chose Sgt. Havlin after reviewing a nomination letter from Captain Mark Swistek which highlighted a stellar career of Public Service! We celebrate Sgt. Havlin’s achievement and send a big thank you to the Exchange Club for supporting the Michigan City Police Department!!

  • Rose Resigns from the La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership - October 21, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    Angela Rose, Director of Downtown La Porte, Indiana, has announced her resignation and acceptance of a position with the City of South Bend. Rose made the announcement to the Executive Director of LEAP, Bert Cook, on Thursday, October 8th. “Angela Rose did a tremendous job representing the interests of Downtown La Porte during her time here. She was an integral part of the LEAP Team and will be sorely missed. Read more…

  • Brown steps down as council member for fifth ward - October 21, 2020 at 11:56 am

    Councilwoman for the 5th Ward Sarah Brown will be stepping down from her position in the coming weeks, according to City of La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody. Brown, who was elected in 2019 and has served in the seat since January of this year, will resign effective November 5. “Due to unforeseen circumstances I am announcing my resignation from the La Porte City Council,” Brown said. “My family and I Read more…

  • MCAS Update On In-Person School, Substitutes Needed - October 21, 2020 at 7:33 am

    Michigan City Area Schools say they had a successful first day “back to school” as they transitioned many students back to in-person classes, and others to new classrooms online or in their virtual academy. MCAS is closely monitoring the community spread of COVID-19. MCAS now has a COVID-19 Data Dashboard for the district, which will be updated each Friday to report cases in the district, at each school. A copy Read more…