Great Shots: glorious skies

Two WNLP readers recently sent these shots of beauty in the skies. Of the rainbow, Gena Blankenship said: “On June 22 (2017), even though the storms passed by with only a few ... Continue Reading →

Day 3 of Animal Care Camp: gator, goats, surgery, sitting horses and more

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter crew knows how to pack a lot into each day of its annual 3-day Animal Care Camp for Kids. ... Continue Reading →

75 kids meet creatures great and small at shelter’s 8th annual Animal Care Camp

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge)  In what has become a fun tradition for young animal lovers, the 8th annual Animal Care Camp for Kids kicked off Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s American Renolit expanding, creating 30 new jobs

American Renolit, located at 1207 E. Lincolnway, is enlarging its facility, a move that is expected to result in 30 new jobs. Here are details: Inside Indiana Business news release: A ... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget: Deadline is June 30 for Terra Verde Green Thumb Award nominations

The deadline is June 30 to nominate a resident, business or public area in the LaPorte area for a 2017 Terra Verde Green Thumb Award. Any home, public or private area that is maintained ... Continue Reading →

Have lunch and help kids at the same time at Alex’s Lemonade Stand June 23  

Meridian Title Corporation will host its 9th annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand Friday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All funds from this event go to childhood cancer research projects. ... Continue Reading →

Officer forms bonds with community one little heart at a time  

LaPorte Police Department Officer Cameron Price is forming new bonds with citizens, one kid at a time. Two moms recently posted photos of their boys with Price after he took the time ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students’ awareness video on undetected heart conditions reaches national level

EDITOR’S NOTE: Watch the New Prairie team’s video by clicking on this WSBT-TV link: Never ... Continue Reading →

Spectacular waterski stunts will return to LaPorte in July 22 show

Information and photos provided Today, tubing behind a boat is more the norm. But in the mid-20th century, the more challenging sport of waterskiing reigned on LaPorte’s lakes, so ... Continue Reading →

Milo offers frank facts, local options for help in new video addressing substance abuse

Information provided by various sources Frontline Foundations, a drug addiction treatment center at 605 Michigan Ave., LaPorte (, teamed with a fellow ... Continue Reading →