A shout out to Steven

By Sharon Birlson Kirkham This is a “shout out” to a fine young man by the name of Steven who lives in Fairfield subdivision in LaPorte, who came to my rescue after I took an unscheduled ... Continue Reading →

Local business offers free furnace to a LaPorte County deserving family

Information from H&G Doug Kiger, president and owner of H&G Plumbing & Heating Inc. in LaPorte, would like to thank our community and customers for choosing and trusting ... Continue Reading →

Downtown LaPorte businesses provide treats to costumed cuties of all kinds

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge)  Downtown LaPorte has probably never been populated by more colorful and entertaining pedestrians. You name it: ... Continue Reading →

Turn Up the Lights! Concert/recording festival featuring nationally known artists and local favorites coming to LaPorte Nov. 11

Nationally acclaimed Christian trio Selah will be among the headline acts performing at a festival of song and celebration Nov. 11 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. The day-long ... Continue Reading →

2 LP County businesses, 1 entrepreneur to be honored by NW Indiana small business organization

Two LaPorte County businesses and one local young entrepreneur will be among 9 awardees at the 2017 E-Day event held by the Northwest Indiana Branch of the Indiana Small Business Development ... Continue Reading →

MC church invites public to its 150th anniversary celebration Nov. 5

St. Mary, the Immaculate Conception Parish, 412 W. 10th St., Michigan City, invites the public to its 150th-anniversary celebration on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. — 10 a.m., concelebrated ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

LaPorte’s traditional Trick or Treat will be held Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Please turn your porch light on if you are participating. Motorists are reminded to ... Continue Reading →

Cop (with more hair at the time) recalls what he had to do 25 years ago to end rogue buck’s downtown destruction

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sometimes officers are called upon to put animals out of their misery. That was the case 25 years ago when a buck, after sustaining injuries as it crashed into several ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Wait a minute, that’s no bird

(Click photo to enlarge) You put out a bird feeder and you never know who might show up. Mary Ludvigson spotted this beauty snacking on some feed that fell to the ground in her yard. ... Continue Reading →

Costumed canines gather to help Haydan get his new best friend

  WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge) Nearly a dozen dogs and their family members didn’t let the drizzle dampen their spirits as they donned ... Continue Reading →