Take in the White Sox game July 27 and help the Clarke Park fundraising effort

WNLP photo and story by Bob Wellinski  Realizing the importance of community, the Chicago White Sox are lending their support by joining in the fundraising efforts for the Clarke ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees invite entrants to join the parade

Some participants in the LaPorte Jaycees Fourth of July Parade are perennials — such as the Orak sword guy. But the Jaycees are always looking for a variety of groups, new floats ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s 1st of 3 Night Bike Rides this summer is June 15

Bicyclists of all ages are invited to participate in the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department’s Night Bike Rides this summer, scheduled for Fridays, June 15, July 20, and Aug. ... Continue Reading →

Mother Nature unexpectedly cooperates to let Cruise Night shine

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski The soggy morning and early afternoon of Saturday, June 9, promised little chance of LaPorte’s annual Cruise Night to commence. But apparently ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Courthouse hawks update — my, how they’ve grown!

(Click photos to enlarge) UPDATE JUNE 10: The top two photos show Pastor Carl Galloway’s shots of the young hawks on their majestic courthouse perch during the 2nd week ... Continue Reading →

Indiana Department of Agriculture invites you to submit your photos

With more than 14 million acres of farmland across the state, Indiana’s $38 billion agriculture industry touches the life of every Hoosier. The Indiana Department of Agriculture ... Continue Reading →

Leigh Morris appointed interim president of Visiting Nurse Association

Press release submitted Leigh Morris, former chairman of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, has been appointed interim president and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association ... Continue Reading →

U.S. citizenship classes offered at LP library starting June 12

Citizenship classes to help people from language backgrounds other than English pass the U.S. citizenship test will be held at LaPorte County Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Even turkey vultures find serenity in a cemetery

Cemeteries are beautiful, historic and fascinating places. Humans are apparently not alone in thinking that. These turkey vultures enjoyed  the serenity of the St. Joe and St. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte School Corp. will again offer free meals for kids this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again offer free meals this summer to kids ages 18 and younger at 6 locations. The Monday-through-Friday meal program begins June 4, 2018. ... Continue Reading →