Kids invited to join in the fun in 2nd round of The Comic Book Project

The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department will offer The Comic Book Project, an after-school program for kids of various ages, in two upcoming sessions. The after-school programs ... Continue Reading →

One last look at 2017 through WNLP contributors’ lenses

WNLP is so very fortunate to have multi award-winning photographer Bob Wellinski contributing to our website. As well as photos from his buddy since childhood, retiring LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →

Local TV station Access LaPorte County undergoes upgrades

Access LaPorte County, which provides programming of LaPorte, Michigan City and LaPorte County governmental meetings as well as some local events, has undergone significant digital ... Continue Reading →

John Wesley hymns to be featured at Jan. 5 First Friday at the Chapel

Information provided The life and hymns of famed English Anglican cleric and theologian John Wesley will be featured at the Jan. 5, 2018, First Friday in the Chapel ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Sun will soon set on 2017

(Click photo to enlarge) J. Buss sent WNLP this spectacular December sunset scene as 2017 nears its end. If you have a Great Shot to share on WNLP, please email it as a .jpg attachment ... Continue Reading →

20,000-plus plastic bags collected during Solid Waste District’s recent events

Information provided In late November 2017, the LaPorte County Solid Waste District (SWD) was able to collect over 263 pounds of plastic bags (that equals out to roughly 21,303 bags) ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: sanctuary at sundown

Click photo to enlarge It would be fun to know how many unsuspecting travelers have come upon Pinhook Church, stopped, and reveled in its charm. Diane Plotner recently captured ... Continue Reading →

Kids who deserve some fun enjoy it, thanks to Sheriff’s Christmas Show

Photos and information from Capt. Mike Kellems, LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office (Click photos to enlarge) The 54th annual LaPorte County Sheriff”s Christmas Show went off ... Continue Reading →

Men in blue grow mustaches and beards to help make Christmas merry for deserving kids

Information and photos from LaPorte Police Department During the month of November 2018, several officers from the LaPorte Police Department looked a little hairier than usual, all ... Continue Reading →

The Iroquois Theater fire revisited: New information surfaces about LaPorte County victims

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian On Monday, 27 November 1903, the brand new Iroquois Theater, an “absolutely fireproof” theater, opened in Chicago at 24-28 Randolph ... Continue Reading →