Top 10 LaPorteCountyLife Community Articles of 2013

By: Karin Woodside Last Updated: December 31, 2013

Top-LPCL-Community-2013As we look to ring in a great year, we are taking a peek back into some of the great stories from our Community section in 2013. There were many tales over the year, full of good news, helping hands reaching out to those in need, celebrations of life and family, and so much more.

Please join us as we look back at some of the most impactful Community stories of 2013.

La Porte Remembers Jacob West in a Celebration of Life Ceremony

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After suffering a great tragedy, the community came together to remember junior Jake West and celebrate life.

Class of 2013, Principal Handel Say Goodbye to La Porte High School in Commencement Ceremony

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La Porte High School celebrated the departure of the class of 2013, in addition to long-time principal Gregory Handel.

Meet the La Porte High School Top of the Class 2013

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We took a look at the top La Porte High School students, who finished their careers with a GPA of 4.0 or above.

"Miracle at Mount Baldy" Ceremony Honors First Responders

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After an emergency rescue at Mount Baldy this summer, the Blue Chip Casino hosted an event to honor the first responders who helped to save a young boy's life.

Mayor Blair Milo Delivers 2013 State of the City Address to La Porte Chamber of Commerce

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Mayor Milo spoke in front of over 120 citizens and shared her goals for the future of the city.

If You Build It, They Will Come

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We partnered up with the La Porte County YMCA and shared the story of their expansion as they work to better serve the community.

LPHS Kindness Campaign in Full Swing

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One drop can cause a ripple- that was the idea of the La Porte High School's Kindness Campaign.

MCAS "City's on the Rise" Theme Gaining Steam

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Across the board improvements have been made at Michigan City Area Schools over the past three years and officials there are making the community aware.

Michigan City Celebrates Class of 2013 Graduates

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MCHS celebrated its 18th annual graduation commencement, a time to remember the four year journey and all of their hard work.

American Red Cross Team Dodges Its Way to United Way Challenge Title

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Over 200 players forming 26 teams competed for a year's worth of bragging rights in the annual United Way Play4Life Dodgeball Challenge.