Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Food Bank of Northern Indiana Mobile Food Distributions

    We are grateful for your support. Thank you for helping us spread the word!

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 – Marshall County

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m., ET

    WHERE: Trinity Lutheran Church, 430 Academy Road, Culver, IN 46511

    Thursday, March 4, 2021 – St. Joseph County

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m., ET

    WHERE: Food Bank of Northern Indiana, 702 Chapin Street, South Bend, IN 46601

    Friday, March 5, 2021 – Elkhart County

    10 a.m. – Noon, ET

    WHERE: Maple City Chapel, 2015 Lincolnway E., Goshen, IN 46526

    Assorted food items are offered free of charge. All items are pre-boxed and pre-bagged. First come, first served, while supplies last for those in need of food assistance. One box per household.

    Distributions are drive-thru. Please remain in your vehicle and open your trunk to receive items. An area will be available for self-loading if your trunk does not open.


  • March 14 Concert at Laporte Civic Auditorium

    For more information and to get tickets visit www.lcso.net. Support the

    La Porte County Symphony Orchestra


  • Pipe Organ Music

    Sunday 3/7/2021 from 10am-11am on WIMS. You can listen on AM 1420, 95.1FM and 106.7FM Valparaiso. Download the FREE tunein app as well.

    In addition, Check out Trinity Episcopal in Michigan City inside this hour.
    This hour is brought to you by The First Congregational Church in Michigan City with George Dobie


  • 175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR

    Team 95.1 FM/AM 1420 WIMS & 102.5 FM/AM 1060 WHFB Live
    at 175th Annual LAPORTE COUNTY FAIR July 10th – July 17th, 2021.

    Family Fun, 4-H Events, Demolition Derby, Figure 8 Demolition Derby, Bear Hollow Wood Carvers, Truck and Tractor Pull, Carnival Rides,

    Guess who is performing this year..
    Toby Keith & Laine Hardy July 15th.

    Go to lpfair.com for more events and information.

    PRESS RELEASE UPDATE (below) as of 2/22/2021

    La Porte County Fair MORGAN WALLEN CONCERT IS CANCELLED

    In recent days, the Fair Board has spent significant time reviewing its options with respect to the Morgan Wallen concert scheduled for July 14th. This has included conversations with numerous officials within thecommunity, including the La Porte County Commissioners, County Sheriff, County Council President, as well as their respective attorneys. After much consideration, the decision has been made to cancel thisconcert. For those that purchased tickets, full refunds will be issued and are expected to be processed within ten (10) business days. We appreciate everyone’s patience as we address this and, as always, appreciate your support of the La Porte County Fair. Check out www.lpfair.com for more information


    Stay tuned for more updates coming soon.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • GREAT LAKES GRAND PRIX

    AUGUST 5 – 8, 2021

    WASHINGTON PARK, MICHIGAN CITY, IN

    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!


  • 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.