Main Street Reconstruction Project enters final stages

At Monday’s City Council meeting, Ryan Hosch with MSA Professional Service updated the Council on the progress of the main Street Reconstruction Project. Midwest Concrete’s paving crew was expected to finish all concrete work in the 400 and 500 blocks by the end of...

Bridge to new LPC trail bridge ride Sept. 26

 The Bridge to Bridge Ride, which is a bike ride on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail, will take place on Saturday, September 26, 2020. Registration will be from 7:30 through 10 AM, which will reduce the size of the group at the starting area. There will not be a...

La Porte City Area Garage Sales – Saturday, September 19, 2020

Zone A 12727 Kober Rd. Sheffler Sat. 8-4. Lots of antiques & misc in outside shed. No set prices - make an offer. Directions: Turn off Hwy 218 at Dollar General (Reinbeck Rd), go 1 mile, turn right on Kober Rd. 117 Anton Dr. Palmer-Bechthold-Meester Fri. 9-6 &...

Fostered on The Farm – Part 15

Nick Holman’s poignant stories recall growing up in a rural La Porte City foster home Editor’s Note: At just six years of age, Richard “Nick” Holman, a member of the La­ Porte City High School Class of 1963, was placed in the state of Iowa foster care system with his...

Fostered on the Farm – Part 14

Nick Holman’s poignant stories recall growing up in a rural La Porte City foster home Editor’s Note: At just six years of age, Richard “Nick” Holman, a member of the La­ Porte City High School Class of 1963, was placed in the state of Iowa foster care system with his...