Great Shot: Fishing amidst the lily pads

Many times you’re close to wildlife and you might not even know it. Shannon Woods spotted this beauty: “I saw this lone heron at Stone Lake on a crisp autumn day.” ... Continue Reading →

Jump aboard the Operation Christmas at Sea effort; here’s how

LaPortean Fran Milo, mother of U.S. Navy veteran and former Mayor Blair Milo, explained the impetus behind the Operation Christmas at Sea drive: “Blair’s dear friend from her very ... Continue Reading →

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 →

How was 30th Children’s Concert received by the young ones? Check out Bob’s photos

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Hundreds of students from LaPorte and surrounding school systems lit up the Civic Auditorium with smiles at the LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra’s ... Continue Reading →

Goblins, mark your calendars: Traditional Trick-or-Treat is Oct. 31

The question often generates the most calls City Hall receives each year: When’s Trick or Treat? This year’s traditional community-wide Trick or Treat is Wednesday, Oct. 31, from ... Continue Reading →

2nd annual Swap Accessories event is Oct. 27

LaPorte County Extension Homemakers will present their 2nd annual Swap Accessories with your Friends event on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 1 p.m. at the Community Building at the LaPorte ... 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 →

Rolling Prairie UMC chicken & noodles dinner is Oct. 20

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church, 3444 Ind. 20, will host an all-you-can eat chicken & noodle dinner Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 p.m. to  7 p.m. CST.  The meal will ... Continue Reading →

Feel like wetting a line? DNR says fish are biting in LP lakes

From the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department: According to the latest Indiana Department of Natural Resources Fishing Report for the LaPorte area lakes, “Fishing has been ... Continue Reading →