Two LP County natives are ordained transitional deacons; will become priests next year  

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) LaPorte County natives Nathaniel “Nate” Edquist and Gregory Bim-Merle moved one step closer to Roman Catholic priesthood on June 4, ... Continue Reading →

A crumbling LaPorte parking lot will soon be a perpetual community garden

EDITOR’S NOTE: For many years, the southeast corner of Jackson Street and Jefferson Avenue in LaPorte has been a crumbling and little-used parking lot. Now it has new promise as ... Continue Reading →

Liberty Bible Church, LaPorte, announces Good Friday, Easter activities

Join Liberty Bible Church at its LaPorte location, 608 Colfax Ave., in celebrating the Risen Christ. Good Friday, March 25, will be celebrated with a free showing of the movie “The ... Continue Reading →

LaPorteans continue to show their appreciation for local officers

Story and photos by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) Saturday, Jan. 9, marked the second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day across the ... Continue Reading →

After concert, Bethany gives $5,000 each to Jaycees Children’s Shopping Tour and Rebuilding Together LP County

On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, Bethany Lutheran Church of LaPorte distributed proceeds from its Nov. 14 Community Matters Benefit Concert that featured country star Dylan Scott and opening ... Continue Reading →

Presbyterian Church reveals its renovated interior

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte. 307 Kingsbury Ave., invites the community to tour its renovated interior Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 16-18, between 9 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

Help the LaPorte community help its own by ringing a bell and filling a kettle

  A message from Fran Milo, honorary chairperson of the LaPorte Salvation Army Kettle Drive: It is a great honor to serve once again as the Salvation Army’s Kettle Drive honorary ... Continue Reading →

LP Salvation Army could use some help ringin’ them bells

Press release from LaPorte Salvation Army When you hear the sounds of those little bells near the stores, it immediately brings to mind that this means you have to get serious about ... Continue Reading →

All creatures great and small: Blessings bestowed upon pets at shelter event

  Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Many four-legged creatures and their two-legged best friends gathered Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, for a pet blessing at the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Statue of Jesus outside Sacred Heart, over 100 years old, is knocked over and damaged

(Click on photos to enlarge) Update Oct. 2: Sacred Heart Pastor Ian Williams sent this message to WNLP regarding the damaged statue: “My heart was filled with sorrow when ... Continue Reading →