Folks find leprechauns, scrumptious food and more at Sharing Meadows hunt

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski   The heat didn’t stop hundreds of people from sharing in the fun of the 24th annual Sharing Meadows Leprechaun Hunt on Aug. 5, 2018. ... Continue Reading →

200-plus athletes sweat it out to compete in 39th annual LP Triathlon

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems The swim probably felt best on a steamy day as more than 200 competed in the 39th annual LaPorte County Family YMCA Triathlon. Athletes of a wide range of ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: photos from the porch

It’s amazing what you can observe during a relaxing time on the porch, especially if you’ve provided some flora to attract local fauna. Peggy Dew provided these Great ... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Apparently, even eagles enjoy the Avenues

Jeff Kubaszyk of LaPorte sent WNLP these video clips he took of a bald eagle flying around Michigan and Indiana avenues on July 6.  “It landed in a tree on Michigan Avenue ... Continue Reading →

Can you tell the human pig from the real pigs in these fair photos?

WNLP photos (except for the first one) by Bob Wellinski One of our contributors’ talents goes way beyond photography. Witness the first photo below that shows Wellinski fighting ... Continue Reading →

More from the fair, by Wellinski

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Mornin’ at the fair

Sometimes early morning is the best time to go to the fair, especially if you want to visit the 4-H animals on the grounds. WNLP reader Todd McWhirter stopped by the fair and ... Continue Reading →