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Michigan City YMCA Celebrates Grand Reopening of Tucker-Babcock Pool with World’s Largest Swim Lesson, Community Cookout


The long wait for the reopening of the Michigan City Family YMCA pool is over, and just in time for the official start of the summer season. The YMCA celebrated the reopening of the pool this week with a bang - by hosting a community cookout and an attempt at a world record for world’s largest swim lesson.

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Two High School Seniors Receive La Porte Service League Scholarships

Two-High-School-Seniors-Receive-La-Porte-Service-League-Scholarships-2017Two La Porte High School seniors who are twins recently were honored by La Porte Service League with special $500 scholarships to pursue their college education.

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Larkspur Lane Stormwater Project

michigan-city-sealThe Michigan City Sanitary District (District) is planning to complete the Larkspur Lane Stormwater Project. Woodruff and Sons, the District’s contractor, will resume construction of the Larkspur Lane Drainage Improvements Project on July 5th, 2017, to complete the East-West portion of Larkspur Lane project. The Contractor will continue to work eastward on Larkspur Lane until the Project is completed. We anticipate a completion date of September 1st, 2017, barring any unforeseen conditions, such as wet weather.

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2,911 Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Academic Honors

Purdue-Northwest-colorSome 2,911 Purdue University Northwest undergraduate students earned 2017 spring semester academic honors.

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Campagna Academy is the recipient of Horseshoe Casino Hero Grant!


Horseshoe Casino Hammond recently selected Campagna Academy to be the recipient of their 2017 Hero Grant. Caesars Foundation donated $10,000 to fund the volunteer project at Campagna Academy.

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Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer Gives State of the City Address, Celebrates Recent City Improvements

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Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer took to the podium to a packed room in the Michigan City Common Council Chamber at City Hall, and took that opportunity to inform the crowd of some of the highlights of the past year, as well as to give them a peek into the future of the city.

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Indiana Wing Civil Air Patrol Ends Search and Rescue Exercise

Indiana-Wing-Civil-Air-Patrol-Ends-Search-and-Rescue-ExerciseThe Indiana Wing Civil Air Patrol conducted a statewide search and rescue exercise over the weekend of June 16th through June 18th. The exercise tested the Civil Air Patrol’s ability to conduct a range of capabilities from emergency locator transmitter searches, overdue aircraft searches, and aerial photography.

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Michigan City Area Schools All Ready for Kindergarten

Michigan-City-Area-Schools-All-Ready-for-Kindergarten-2017Representatives of the United Way of LaPorte County, NIPSCO, and Dwyer Instruments stopped by Lake Hills Elementary School in Michigan City on June 20 to present backpacks, books, and a ceremonial check to teachers and children taking part in Michigan City Area Schools' summer “Kindergarten Countdown” program.

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City of La Porte Wayfinding Survey

City-of-La-Porte-Wayfinding-Survey-2017The City of La Porte is conducting a wayfinding destinations survey. Your input will help make the city's wayfinding signage plan the best it can be. The survey should only take 3-4 minutes-they are asking how important the destinations are on the list, and they then give an opportunity to add new destinations they may have forgotten.

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Purdue Northwest College of Business Introducing Sports Management Major

Purdue-Northwest-colorIn response to growing and diverse career opportunities in the business of professional and intercollegiate sports and athletics, Purdue University Northwest is introducing this fall a Sports Management major within its Bachelor of Science in Business degree program.

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New Prairie High School Honor Roll for Second Semester of 2016-17 School Year

New-Prairie-High-SchoolMany students from New Prairie High School made the honor roll during the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year. See below for the full list of names.

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