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Siren Test Scheduled for La Porte County Today

dontpanicA test of the La Porte County Emergency Warning siren system is scheduled for today.
During the test two one-minute signals will sound, with one minute of silence in between signals.

If it were an actual emergency a three-minute signal would sound with a short period of silence between signals, repeated one or more times, to warn residence and visitors.

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Traffic Restrictions for Today’s YMCA Triathlon

ynottriToday the La Porte County Family YMCA is hosting it’s 35th annual Triathlon starting at Soldier’s Memorial Park. It is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The course includes roads located inside Soldiers Memorial Park, those bordering the park, and Small Road from Garden Street to County Road 700 West. The course will be closed to through traffic beginning at 7:45 a.m.  Continue reading

Free Cervical and Breast Cancer Screenings Available

healthyThe IU Health La Porte and Starke hospitals’ mobile health clinic is offering free cervical and breast cancer screenings in the area. Screenings are held inside the mobile health unit, which has two private exam rooms.
Screenings will take place in Knox from 8 a.m. until noon, on Aug. 1, in North Judson from 9 a.m. until noon on Aug. 6 and in La Porte from 9 a.m. until Noon on Aug. 17.
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