• La Porte – Dysart FFA Receives Urban Forestry Award

    The Iowa Urban Tree Council is proud to announce the La Porte City – Dysart FFA Chapter as an Outstanding […]

    La Porte – Dysart FFA Receives Urban Forestry Award
  • FTC North Super Regional

    A video slideshow featuring images of the FTC Super Regional competition held on the University of Iowa campus on April […]

    FTC North Super Regional
  • Playing to the End: Second in a Series

    Union Robotics Program Builds Engineering, Problem-Solving and Technology Skills By Mike Whittlesey Last Week:  The Union Community School District’s robotics […]

    Playing to the End: Second in a Series
  • “Make Them Hear You”

    A photo gallery featuring images of the Union High School Drama Department’s production of Ragtime: [Show as slideshow] 123►

    “Make Them Hear You”
  • Signs of Spring

    BOBBING FOR ICE CHUNKS – As temperatures in La Porte City topped 50 degrees last week, the stretch of Big […]

    Signs of Spring

News »

Women’s Club to Host Spring Style Show Apr. 28

April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am

Everyone is invited to a fun evening on Monday, April 28, when the La Porte City Women’s Club presents “Spring Style Show 2014.” Come celebrate the new fresh spring...

Opinion »

Practical Money Matters – April 16, 2014

April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am

By Jason Alderman Demystifying Credit Scores One of the few positive outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis was that it helped shine a light on the importance of understanding...

Features »

Everything Has a Story

Everything Has a Story

April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am

Everything has a story. Some are simple. Some are long and complicated. Stories tell us who we are and where we have been. Have you ever wondered what we would know without...

  • Meditations – April 16, 2014

    By Rev. Ray Atwood,  Sacred Heart Parish, La Porte City Holy Week We are about to enter the most solemn week of...

    April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am
  • Hawkins Happenings – April 16, 2014

    By Jolene Kronschnabel Hawkins Memorial Library is celebrating National Library Week, May 13-19, with an open house...

    April 16, 2014 at 1:00 am

Milestones »

Georgia I. Lindley

Georgia I. Lindley

April 17, 2014 at 10:08 am

Georgia Irene Lindley, 87, of La Porte City, formally of Osage, died Sunday, April 13, 2014 at La Porte City Nursing Home. Georgia was born April 14, 1926, in Otranto, Iowa...

  • Daron F. Fritz
    Daron F. Fritz

    Daron Franklin Fritz, 47 of Lake Mills, IA, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Friday evening, April 11, 2014,...

    April 17, 2014 at 10:05 am
  • Gail and Scott Wood
    Gail and Scott Wood

    Gail Dunkelberger Zea and Scott Wood were married April 1, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gail is the daughter of...

    April 10, 2014 at 10:43 am
  • Maxine Benda – 96
    Maxine Benda – 96

    Maxine Benda will celebrate her 96th birthday on April 12, 2014. Maxine Shaner was born in La Porte City on April...

    April 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Sports »

2014 Union High School Boys’ Tennis Preview

April 12, 2014 at 1:00 am

By Head Coach Bruce Wigg With 15 boys out for the team, the 2014 Boys tennis team has begun practice for the upcoming season. The Knights return four of their top six singles...

Gallery »

FTC North Super Regional Gallery

FTC North Super Regional Gallery

April 5, 2014 at 12:14 am

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