McColly locations are collecting gently used coats

Here is your opportunity to share the gift of warmth this season. McColly Real Estate, on behalf of the McColly Charities, is sponsoring a Coat Drive through Nov. 15. All McColly ... Continue Reading →

Pink reigns at LP Hospital’s Blow Away Breast Cancer event

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski Nearly 70 people turned out for LaPorte Hospital’s first Blow Away Breast Cancer rally Oct. 8, 2018. The rally took place at the hospital’s ... Continue Reading →

Families and furry friends invited to Oct. 19 Howl-O-Ween Hop

New Prairie Small Animal Clinic invites you to Howl-O-Ween Hop on Friday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT at the clinic, 5424 E. U.S. 20, Rolling Prairie. This frightfully fun Friday ... Continue Reading →

150-year-old piece of legacy makes way for progress

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; historic information by Sandra Provan Swipe by swipe, the landscape west of LaPorte Hospital is changing. A crew from Pavey Excavating is meticulously ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health, Beacon Health to build small acute-care hospital in LaPorte

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ground was recently broken to build a new LaPorte Hospital (owned by Tennessee firm Community Health Systems). Now comes word that LaPorteans will soon have ... Continue Reading →

Cooperative Extension Agent Eugene Matzat receives Distinguished Service Award

Eugene A. Matzat recently received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during its annual meeting in Chattanooga, TN. ... Continue Reading →

2 local networking companies donate $15,000 in services to LaPorte County Family YMCA

Information provided Qubit Networks, a leader in IT networking, security and voice-communication systems, and Surf Air Wireless, a leader in northern Indiana Internet services, ... Continue Reading →

Here’s to the laborers — past and present — who’ve shaped LaPorte

Photos and information courtesy of LaPorte County Historical Society Happy Labor Day to every worker in every job and profession, and to those who retired after years of labor. To mark ... Continue Reading →

Ground broken for new LaPorte Hospital just northwest of present location

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski  With a backdrop including two bulldozers and a backhoe, ground was officially broken for the new LaPorte Hospital Thursday afternoon, Aug. ... Continue Reading →

IU Health, LaPorte Hospital sever ties

Press release from LaPorte Hospital LaPorte and Starke hospitals now will be governed by a single ownership structure.  In an amicable agreement today (Aug. 15, 2018), Indiana ... Continue Reading →