They’re your city parks; help form their future at public meetings to create master plan

Whether you play ball in them or walk through them, listen to music in them or swim in the waters off their beaches, the City of LaPorte’s parks provide beauty and recreation for ... Continue Reading →

The eclipse, through the eyes of “kids” of all ages

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski and Sydney Roule It didn’t matter whether you were kid or adult, enthusiast or curious spectator, science geek or accidental witness. The full solar ... Continue Reading →

Arts in the Park turns on all 4 burners Wednesday with Dr. Groovy & the Soul Surgeons, and Thursday with People & Songs

Think the summer groove is over? Think again. Arts in the Park continues to deliver delightful outdoor evenings with Dr. Groovy & the Soul Surgeons on Wednesday, Aug. 23, and ... Continue Reading →

Artists and art lovers unite near Lake Michigan’s shore

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Lubeznik Center for the Arts presented its 36th annual Art Festival on its grounds near the Lake Michigan shoreline in Michigan City on Aug. 19-20. ... Continue Reading →

16th annual Tour de LaPorte unites families, friends and volunteers to help local cancer fighters

Information provided; WNLP photos from 2016 by Bob Wellinski Tour de LaPorte,  a cycling, running and walking event benefiting patients with cancer in our community, returns ... Continue Reading →

Dine, have fun and raise funds for Bubby, too, on Sept. 6

Through the generosity of the Indianapolis Colts and LaPorte’s Buffalo Wild Wings, a fundraiser will be held for 3-year-old Edward “Bubby” Burek-Phillips and his family. To Bubby ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Holcomb unveil state’s new Next Level Jobs initiative

EDITOR’S NOTE: Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, was former LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo’s first day on the job as the state’s first-ever Secretary of Career Connections and Talent. ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to outdoor carillon recital Aug. 27

Information provided On Sunday, Aug. 27, a carillon recital will be given by carillonneur John Gouwens at The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte, 307 Kingsbury Ave. Plan to spend a delightful ... Continue Reading →

Dr. William H. Wishard honed his medical skills in La Porte — but where’s his diploma? (And for that matter, where is Dr. Mayo’s?)

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian Dr. William Henry Wishard was born near Carlisle, Kentucky, January 17, 1816, and died in Indianapolis in 1913. When he was 22 years ... Continue Reading →

Homes for Heroes opens New Carlisle office; ribbon cutting Aug. 18

Homes for Heroes, a business that helps veterans and retired police, firefighters, teachers and healthcare workers buy and sell homes, will host a ribbon cutting at its new office at ... Continue Reading →