Development co. announces plans to build 200-unit apartment complex in NewPorte Landing

An Indianapolis development firm has announced plans for a 200-unity residence building on the shore of Clear Lake in the NewPorte Landing property. Here is the press release from ... Continue Reading →

You may qualify for a local program to help fix up your house

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning will be accepting applications for a program funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ... Continue Reading →

MC crowd gathers to remember the 844 SS Eastland passengers who died before their picnic voyage even began

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski The SS Eastland story is a tragic yet fascinating one in Midwestern history. On July 24, 1915, the excursion boat loaded its capacity of 2,517 passengers ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions organize installation of wheelchair lift for local man

Story and photo provided by LaPorte Lions A chance meeting this spring between two former classmates has led to a life-changing difference in the situation of one of them. John Straub, ... Continue Reading →

Rolling Prairie UMC Rummage Sale is Aug. 9-10

Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church will host its annual Rummage Sale on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 9-10, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale date is being moved up this year ... Continue Reading →

Pros endure the waves to put on quite a show at Pine Lake

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski Despite the wind-driven rain, the LaPorte Rotary’s Hub of Awesome Water Ski Show went on Saturday, July 21, 2018. People lined Waverly Road ... Continue Reading →

U.S. 35 reopens; culvert work completed earlier than expected

U.S. 35 between LaPorte and Michigan City is now open as of July 19, 2018. INDOT reports that its crews finished the culvert replacement on U.S. 35 ahead of schedule. Continue Reading →

Great Shot: spectacular fair finale

Click to enlarge This spectacular photo taken by Kevin Raymond captures the carnival lights enhanced by a fiery sunset on the LaPorte County Fair’s final night July 14, 2018. If ... Continue Reading →

Forward thinking: Thomas Reynolds’ premonition led him to make his casket ahead of time

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian We continually hear it recommended that we plan for our futures. Well, Thomas C. Reynolds, a resident of Westville in early La Porte ... Continue Reading →

uBreakiFix electronics repair chain opens Michigan City store

Tech repair brand uBreakiFix has opened a Michigan City location at 4357 Franklin St. This is the brand’s third location in Northwest Indiana, joining stores in Portage and Schererville. uBreakiFix ... Continue Reading →