LaPorte couple’s FA Woodstock unites people living with rare neuromuscular disorder

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The Flying H Ranch in rural LaPorte County, owned by Tom and Paula Hook, hosted its 8th annual FA Woodstock July 20-22. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Fair 2017: Let’s close with these gems …

WNLP photos (except for one) by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) We saved a few of the best for last as the LaPorte County Fair ends for another year. The first several photos show ... Continue Reading →

Portraits from the fair, by Wellinski — 3

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Fair always winds down with a rather bittersweet event — the auction. While bidders offer generous amounts for ... Continue Reading →

Portraits from the fair, by Wellinski — 2

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Each photo reminds us that the LaPorte County Fair is forever green and a mainstay of the Midwest. Thank goodness 4-H continues to thrive ... Continue Reading →

At the fair: Watching the miracle of birth beats carnival rides all to heck

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) One LaPorte County Fair family will go back home with at least one more cow than they brought. Roughly 60 people crowded around a pen ... Continue Reading →

Permanent memorial to Jake West, forever a Slicer, unveiled at Kiwanis Field

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Family, friends, school officials and community members gathered Tuesday evening, July 11, 2017, to witness the unveiling of a ... Continue Reading →

Portraits from the fair, by Wellinski

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Fair time! 4-Hers, visitors and more bring the grounds to life

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Fair is kicking into full gear now, having officially opened Sunday, Bob Wellinski broke through the gate on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

July 4 finales: fire in the sky

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems and Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A perfect Independence Day was topped with fireworks extravaganzas in both LaPorte and Michigan City. Enjoy Mike’s ... Continue Reading →

2017 LaPorte Jaycees 4th of July Parade — 1

Photos by Mike Kellems (click to enlarge) Here are photos Mike Kellems took for WNLP during the parade. More photos later from Bob Wellinski and more!  Continue Reading →