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July 4, 2017
Three year old Bailey Scott of Hackensack, watched the parade with excitement as she gathered candy and enjoyed the lights and sirens. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Laporte celebrates Independence Day
July 4, 2017 - 7:54am
April 12, 2017
Lyle Robinson constructed his own efficient, maple syrup-processing center on his wooded property near Laporte. Two steep wood piles provide fuel for the wood-burning stoves. "My dad always told me, 'If you know how much you've got, you haven't got enough,'" he joked. (Photos by Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Tapping innovation: Lyle Robinson produces maple syrup at his Laporte home
April 12, 2017 - 9:05am
July 6, 2016
As part of Saturday’s festivities members of the American Legion Posts 462 and 134 of Laporte and Walker, along with the American Legion Auxillary Unit 462 of Laporte, participate in the dedication of Laporte’s new flag pole. (Nicole Vik/Enterprise)
Laporte celebrates Independence Day
July 6, 2016 - 8:46am
June 8, 2016
Laporte’s Take a Kid Fishing set for Saturday
June 8, 2016 - 8:34am
November 25, 2015
Schools receive USDA grant to up local foods in Park Rapids, Laporte cafeterias
November 25, 2015 - 9:24am
August 12, 2015
Laporte Days bed races, above left, pitted volunteer firefighters against each other, with the mayor thrown in for good measure, at right. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)
Bed races highlight Laporte Days fun
August 12, 2015 - 12:47pm
August 3, 2015
When she isn’t writing, Margi Preus likes to ski, hike, paddle or sit quietly with a book in her lap.
Master storyteller writes from Laporte cabin
August 3, 2015 - 9:20am
July 16, 2015
The new shelter was a beehive of activity during Laporte’s 4th on the 11th celebration Saturday.
Laporte dedicates new park, covered shelter, playground
July 16, 2015 - 7:16am
October 4, 2014
Former Laporte mayor Craig Mackey, who “got the ball rolling,” cuts the ribbon on the new park. From left are Audrey Johnson, Owen Tisland, Isaac and Dalaney Clyde and Dwight Powell, to the far right. (Sarah Smith /Enterprise)
Laporte’s new playground opens to rave reviews, smiles
October 4, 2014 - 1:41pm
July 9, 2014
One of the highlights of Laporte 4th on the 5th is the kids soap box derby, in which fearless youngsters of many age groups strap on a helmet and tear down the Highway 200 hill through town. Some need help. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Laporte 4th/5th celebration delivers fun, food, fireworks
July 9, 2014 - 10:27am
July 5, 2014
The new shelter in Laporte is a long rectangular building next to the existing parking lot the DNR built last year.
Laporte park project is a go
July 5, 2014 - 9:03am
February 28, 2014
Laporte's lunch launch a success
February 28, 2014 - 7:49am
July 10, 2013
Assistant Lakeport Fire Department chief Tom Lindahl gets the sirens revved up as the fire trucks parade downhill on an open stretch of Highway 200, which is closed two blocks away for construction.  (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Laporte celebrates 4th on the 6th
July 10, 2013 - 11:24am
April 13, 2013
Laporte teachers, administrators engaged in ‘higher order thinking’
April 13, 2013 - 12:33pm
November 27, 2012
Laporte postal service meeting is tonight
November 27, 2012 - 3:23pm