New Church thanks community for disaster relief support

Letter from LaPorte New Church: The one-day response from our community to the effort by LaPorte New Church in September for its Hurricane Relief Fundraiser was outstanding. ... Continue Reading →

A picture is worth …

WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Who else but Wellinski could capture the Oct. 14, 2017, monsoon with one click of the shutter? This vehicle was experiencing nature’s ... Continue Reading →

K Tool & Fire relocates to larger LaPorte site

Photo and information from Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce K Tool & Fire recently celebrated its new location with a ribbon cutting administered by the Greater LaPorte Chamber ... Continue Reading →

More Joyful Noise: Chimes installed at Plaza 618 downtown

(Photo and information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Department) The third of five oversized musical instruments was installed today as part of the Joyful Noise project undertaken ... Continue Reading →

Another abandoned LaPorte lot will soon grow green

Many LaPorteans of a certain age fondly remember the former Lenick’s Dairy at the corner of Brighton and Pulaski streets as a malt shop, where people gathered to enjoy ice cream ... Continue Reading →

Healing Through Grief support group begins Oct. 18

Information from Manna House Grieving after a loved one has died can be incredibly difficult, but with the caring support of others in a safe and confidential setting, one can move ... Continue Reading →

Ciara Augusta, Jay Seaburg reign as LPHS Homecoming Queen and King

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Ciara Augusta was crowned Homecoming Queen and Jay Seaburg was crowned Homecoming King at halftime of LaPorte’s game at Kiwanis Friday ... Continue Reading →

Pets got a jump on Halloween at Poochapalooza

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Cuteness ensued as the LaPorte County Park Department recently held its annual Poochapalooza at Creek Ridge County Park. Nearly 15 ... Continue Reading →

Rumely Allis-Chalmers Heritage Center grand opening is Oct. 7

If your family has been in LaPorte for a long time, odds are good that some relative of yours made a living by working at the Rumely Co. and/or Allis-Chalmers. In their heydays they ... Continue Reading →

“Accept help when you need it and give it when you can”

Photo and press release provided EDITOR’S NOTE: Indiana Department of Natural Resources District 10, which covers LaPorte, Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke counties, ... Continue Reading →