Great Shots, pre-snow

Click photos to enlarge We’ll have many fiery sunsets to come, but some of our readers and contributors sent these spectacular scenes before the snow came. We’re supposed to ... Continue Reading →

A record 7,000-plus visit enchanting Pioneer Land all dressed up for Christmas

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Springlike temperatures helped to draw a record 7,000-plus people to the annual Pioneer Land Christmas display at the fairgrounds ... Continue Reading →

Blink and you miss it: Dozens cheer Holiday Train as it roars through LaPorte overnight

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) It was a fleeting thrill, but well worth it for several dozen people who gathered near the historic LaPorte Depot overnight to watch ... Continue Reading →

Where’s the heating pad? 43rd annual Turkey Bowl played on hallowed Ruth Sabin grounds

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A fun (if ache-inducing) LaPorte tradition continues as the 43rd annual Turkey Bowl took place Thanksgiving Day 2017 on the former Ruth ... Continue Reading →

Plenty of all ages turn out to welcome Santa to town

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Holiday cheer permeated downtown LaPorte under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, during the ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: palettes of fall and harvest

Click photos to enlarge WNLP is thrilled to share local photographers’ (amateur and professional) shots showcasing area scenes and events. Here’s the latest batch. If you ... Continue Reading →

South Central students honor veterans at ceremony

  WNLP photos by Mike Kellems (click to enlarge) South Central Elementary School honored military veterans Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, with a special ceremony. Mrs. Malecki’s ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Paintings by a lady, and by Lady Nature

Here are two beautiful Great Shots recently sent to WNLP. Shannon Woods took the top photo, showing a beautiful sunset by LaPorte Municipal Airport after a recent chilly and soggy ... Continue Reading →

The symphony proves it can be spooky, too, in the most enjoyable of ways

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge) Everybody got into the costume spirit for the LaPorte County Symphony’s family Halloween concert, “Tales from the ... Continue Reading →

Downtown LaPorte businesses provide treats to costumed cuties of all kinds

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge)  Downtown LaPorte has probably never been populated by more colorful and entertaining pedestrians. You name it: ... Continue Reading →