South Shore riders in Michigan City, South Bend should expect some busing service days April 23-May 4 and during summer

The South Shore Line has announced that on some days between April 23 and May 4, as well as some days this summer, passengers will be bused between South Bend and Michigan City (Carroll ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Walk to Prevent Child Abuse is Thursday evening, April 26

The 7th annual LaPorte Walk to Prevent Child Abuse organized by LaPorte First United Methodist Church, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26. The event, held in conjunction with ... Continue Reading →

LP Kiwanis Club annual breakfast fundraiser is April 29

The Kiwanis Club of LaPorte is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, April 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the LaPorte Salvation Army, 3240 Monroe St. On the ... Continue Reading →

Young women may apply for Miss LaPorte County Fair Queen Pageant

LaPorte County female residents ages 14-21 are invited to apply to participate in the annual Miss LaPorte County Fair Queen Scholarship Pageant. The event is also open to non-residents ... Continue Reading →

City tree giveaway is April 28 at Civic

The LaPorte City Tree Commission will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual Tree Giveaway Saturday, April 28. The Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St., will be the location for this year’s ... Continue Reading →

130-plus community leaders gather to begin uniting efforts to solve LaPorte County’s opioid crisis

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski A question posed on the overhead screen at the April 19 event addressing LaPorte County’s opioid crisis asked simply: “Now what?” The question ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: It’s a duck! It’s a goose! It’s a … pelican?

This is a time of year when we can enjoy spotting some feathered visitors as they pass through on their long journeys. Pastor Carl Galloway took these photos of some pelicans — ... Continue Reading →

Hailmann School is named for a man, but his wife had a larger impact in the national education field

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian During the Bicentennial celebration for the State of Indiana throughout the year 2016, the La Porte County Historical Society Inc. displayed ... Continue Reading →

April 27 garage sale will support LP Service League’s programs for community

To support its numerous community assistance programs and volunteer efforts, LaPorte Service League will hold a garage sale and bake sale at 701 W. 11th St., LaPorte, on Friday, ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: nature’s chain of survival

It’s not a breakfast many of us would choose. But bald eagles, the beautiful raptors we’ve welcomed back to the area in recent years, find their meals where they can — a ... Continue Reading →