Don’t forget: Deadline is June 30 for Terra Verde Green Thumb Award nominations

The deadline is June 30 to nominate a resident, business or public area in the LaPorte area for a 2017 Terra Verde Green Thumb Award. Any home, public or private area that is maintained ... Continue Reading →

Officer forms bonds with community one little heart at a time  

LaPorte Police Department Officer Cameron Price is forming new bonds with citizens, one kid at a time. Two moms recently posted photos of their boys with Price after he took the time ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students’ awareness video on undetected heart conditions reaches national level

EDITOR’S NOTE: Watch the New Prairie team’s video by clicking on this WSBT-TV link: Never ... Continue Reading →

Spectacular waterski stunts will return to LaPorte in July 22 show

Information and photos provided Today, tubing behind a boat is more the norm. But in the mid-20th century, the more challenging sport of waterskiing reigned on LaPorte’s lakes, so ... Continue Reading →

Milo offers frank facts, local options for help in new video addressing substance abuse

Information provided by various sources Frontline Foundations, a drug addiction treatment center at 605 Michigan Ave., LaPorte (, teamed with a fellow ... Continue Reading →

Getting a new U.S. flag? Take your old one to Haverstock’s to honor veterans

Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services is accepting retired U.S. flags to be used to honor fallen veterans by being draped across their caskets at the time of cremation. The ... Continue Reading →

Local health/wellness organizations invited to apply for Healthcare Foundation grants

Information provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte’s 2017 Grant Application Cycle opened June 16, 2017. HFL has budgeted $3.5 million for local organizations whose proposed ... Continue Reading →

Official grand opening of LP Pet Supplies Plus is June 15

Photo and information provided The official grand opening of Pet Supplies Plus, which opened in LaPorte in May, will take place June 15, 2017, at noon with a ribbon cutting administered ... Continue Reading →

Robert Kennedy (check out this rare video!), Earhart, Roosevelt, Hope, and more visited LaPorte County

WNLP EDITOR’S NOTE: The rest of the story — Along with this column, Fern included a different photo of Robert Kennedy speaking in LaPorte. After a little research we learned ... Continue Reading →

Eat my dust

Photo by Mike Kellems (click to enlarge) It’s hot — and dry. This photo, taken looking south on 500 W from Ind. 2 on May 10 shows the wake left behind one car. LaPorte ... Continue Reading →