Great Shots: glorious skies

Two WNLP readers recently sent these shots of beauty in the skies. Of the rainbow, Gena Blankenship said: “On June 22 (2017), even though the storms passed by with only a few ... Continue Reading →

Day 3 of Animal Care Camp: gator, goats, surgery, sitting horses and more

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter crew knows how to pack a lot into each day of its annual 3-day Animal Care Camp for Kids. ... Continue Reading →

75 kids meet creatures great and small at shelter’s 8th annual Animal Care Camp

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge)  In what has become a fun tradition for young animal lovers, the 8th annual Animal Care Camp for Kids kicked off Tuesday, ... 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 →

Cruise Night 2017, by Wellinski

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) It was one of those special summer nights when the setting sun bathed the landscape — and also in this case, the gleaming ... Continue Reading →

Scenes from LaPorte City Band’s opening summer concert

June 7 concert photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte City Band  opened its Arts in the Park season on Wednesday, June 7, at the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Adios

The great news is, LaPorte is gaining quite a few new businesses — restaurants, gift shops, salons and more. But occasionally we lose one, often as a result of an entire nationwide ... Continue Reading →

Some 200 gather to honor the memory of those who served

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A bright and breezy day greeted some 200 veterans and community members who gathered Monday, May 30, 2017, for LaPorte’s annual ... Continue Reading →

Saddle up and start the tractor: New Prairie students arrive for last day in rural style

Photos provided by NPHS and Laura Bladecki In a charming annual tribute to their rural roots, New Prairie High School students take more down-to-earth modes of transportation to school ... Continue Reading →

Picture-perfect evening for LPHS Prom 2017

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) What a beautiful night for the LaPorte High School Prom. Nearly 500 walked the red carpet leading to the stately Civic Auditorium ... Continue Reading →