Summer playground program under way at these city parks

The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department’s Summer Playground Program started Tuesday, May 29, and runs through Aug. 10. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to come and join the playground ... Continue Reading →

LP Healthcare Foundation and Hospital Auxiliary award $42,750 in scholarships to local students

Photos and information provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte and LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 31 students with scholarships totaling $42,750 at a reception May 31, 2018. ... Continue Reading →

27 new bricks dedicated along Walkway of Honor June 2

The LaPorte Mayor’s Veterans Committee is proud to once again announce its Dedication Of The Bricks program. This year 27 new bricks have been placed on the Walkway Of Honor just ... Continue Reading →

Robin’s egg blue in all its natural glory

WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski Who knows — he might have climbed a tree or dangled out a window to get this shot. But Wellinski got this photo of a robin’s nest of future ... Continue Reading →

County inmate work crew beautifies Patton Cemetery, prepares community garden

Press release and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office During the last week of May, the Community Work Program (CWP) Crew, under the supervision of Jim Jackson, completed ... Continue Reading →

New Market on Main event in Westville debuts June 2

The Westville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first Market on Main event on June 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. along the town’s Main Street. The fest will feature artisans, ... Continue Reading →

Seymour Sales and Service celebrates re-opening

Seymour Sales and Service, LLC, celebrated a Re-Grand Opening in April 2018 at its 101 S. Forrester Rd. location in LaPorte. The ribbon cutting was administered by the Greater LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Kellems kicks some tires in Pit Row at Indy 500 “Fast Friday”

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems Growing up the the Hoosier State, it is hard not to be aware of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” I’m not a big fan ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED:) Hospital will begin razing 6 houses on State Street the week of May 21; no definitive answer yet on whether EMS station will stay or be moved

Press release from LaPorte Hospital (EDITOR’S NOTE: WNLP readers have asked whether the relatively new LaPorte County EMS station, opened in 2015 at the corner of State and Tyler ... Continue Reading →

PEP pays homage to local structural masterpieces with new book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana”

People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s not-for-profit historic preservation organization, has released the book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana: The First ... Continue Reading →