Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Tour De Laporte

    2021 Dates:
    August 20, 21, and 22
    La Porte, Indiana

    Team WIMS live 6-8am

    Tour de La Porte offers short and long distance cycling, half marathon, 10K, 5K & trail run! Beginning in 2020, proceeds of this great event support La Porte Family YMCA. Your support through participation, sponsorship and volunteerism helps the La Porte Family YMCA make an even greater impact in our local community. The La Porte County Family YMCA is a leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and stages of life, joined together by a shared passion – to build a better community.

  • BONFIRE: A Tribute To AC/DC at Hobart Art Theater

    Tom Lounges and Mariah Land from WIMS “Needle Drop” hosting
    Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM CST – 10 PM CST

    WIN TICKETS on “Needle Drop” Sundays 6-9pm on WIMS by listening for the “AC/DC Bon Scott song of the night” each week. Song posted Thursdays on “Needle Drop Radio Program” facebook page.

    Advance physical tickets at:
    **BrickHouse Bar & Grill at 230 Main St. Hobart
    **Tom Lounges Record Bin in Michigan City & Hobart

    Tickets: $12 Advance $15 Day of Show
    Limited ticket sales and seating due to COVID-19 restrictions.

    Lets rock out of our minds and into another year with BONFIRE – Chicagoland’s premiere AC/DC tribute band.

  • La Porte County Family YMCA 6-Week Transformation

    Text “RESET” to 1-833-224-4055 to get started.
    All participants will receive a special gift!! 56994

    Visit their website for more details: www.lpymca.org


    AUGUST 5 – 8, 2021


    The award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats along with AquaX jet ski racing. Throughout this exciting free 4-day event, walk through Washington park and chat with racers, team members, boat and jet ski owners which also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. All weekend long, enjoy live entertainment, family fun, food, drinks and Racing!

  • Unity Foundation to Host Virtual Wine Tasting Event on Feb. 11, 2021

    Unity Foundation will host its inaugural Virtual Wine Tasting event on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at 6 p.m. CST via Zoom in partnership with Al’s Supermarkets. Participants will learn more about Unity Foundation through featured speakers while tasting select wines. A minimum $25 donation is required with registration at uflc.net. Upon registration, participants will be emailed a featured wine list for the event and may purchase these wines in advance of the Virtual Wine Tasting at Al’s Supermarkets La Porte & Karwick locations . For more information on Unity’s Virtual Wine Tasting event or to learn more about Unity Foundation contact Jamie Miller, Development Officer at (219) 879 – 0327 , email jmiller @uflc.net or visit u flc.net

  • Purdue Northwest continues 26-year Martin Luther King Jr. Day tradition with first virtual program

    Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites the Northwest Indiana community to celebrate diversity and inclusion through the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in a virtual event from 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18. Karen Bishop Morris, associate professor of English at PNW, will deliver the keynote presentation during this event.
    The event is free and open to the community. To view this virtual program visit YouTube.com/PurdueNorthwest.

  • Free COVID-19 testing to remain at Civic through March

    La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody said the free COVID-19 testing site at the Civic Auditorium is here to stay through March.

    Testing is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is completely free to anyone who lives or works in Indiana. Though Hoosiers will not be charged for testing, individuals with health coverage should bring that information with them. Those looking to register can do so online at https://LHI.Care/CovidTesting or by phone at 888-634-1116.