Great Shot: beauty in brilliant color

The water always seems bluer in the spring. Shannon Woods took this photo of a pair of swans enjoying the sunshine on a cold but pretty day on the Pine Lake shore near Holton Road. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County rapidly goes from snowbound to waterlogged

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Glass half full: Well, it’s warmer. And most of the snow is gone. Glass half empty: Many of us now have unwanted personal ponds, ... Continue Reading →

More than 500 community members come together to lend support to Melody Jackson

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The wet snow didn’t cool off the warm feelings of more than 500 people who packed the Silver Palace Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, to ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Olaf makes an appearance, and stellar skies

(Click photos to enlarge) You never know who’s going to show up in the neighborhood. In LaPorte’s Fairfield Subdivision, Disney star Olaf (top photo) miraculously appeared, standing ... Continue Reading →

Snowpack+warmer temps=fog, and don’t we know it

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Have we time traveled to a Dickens novel? It sure seemed that way in the first part of this week as fog cleverly disguised the ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Wow.

(Click photos to enlarge) WNLP has posted photos of bald eagles on our midst in the past. But these, taken by Mary Ketchmark in the Wanatah area, are particularly spectacular. ... Continue Reading →

National ice fishing tournament event will be back after successful stop in LaPorte

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski LaPorte’s lakes were dotted with ice fishermen, fisherwomen and fisherkids the weekend of Feb. 9-11, 2018, as the North American Ice Fishing ... Continue Reading →

“Go jump in the lake” has a whole different meaning for these guys

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Luckily for the public at large, these guys are ready and willing to ignore the sign in photo 3 if a life is at stake in the frigid waters ... Continue Reading →

Super Blue Blood Moon manages to peek through the clouds here

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) It was an event that happens once in a blue moon. No, even less often than that. The moon’s proximity to the Earth (that’s the ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: An eagle eye guarding the fairgrounds

Jerry Williams of LaPorte took this photo of a beautiful bald eagle surveying the LaPorte County Fairgrounds on Jan. 28, 2018. How fortunate are we that some of these magnificent creatures ... Continue Reading →