Go, Cubs Grounds Crew, go: LaPortean on team that pulls out the tarp

LaPortean Ben Huff (far left) is pictured as he and fellow members of the Chicago Cubs’ Grounds Crew pull the tarp out on the field during Tuesday night’s (Aug. 28, 2018) ... Continue Reading →

Great shots: Allis-Chalmers — in Alaska

LaPorte native Judy Kowal sent these shots of vintage Allis-Chalmers tractors all the way from Anchorage, Alaska. “I always enjoy going to the Alaska State Fair,” she wrote. ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: What a spectacular day’s end

If you were lucky enough to be driving or walking around Wednesday evening, Aug. 29, 2018, you had to gasp at the awe-inspiring sky with ribbons of clouds lit up by a fiery sunset. ... Continue Reading →

From this … to this

  WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski  It all started with something that looked like a jalapeno pepper (top photo, sprouting legs) hanging on the side of Wellinski’s ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: beauty all around us

How about some reminders of the beautiful creatures and scenes that surround us? Mike Kellems took the first 3 photos below of a hawk keeping its eyes peeled for a meal along Wozniak Road. ... Continue Reading →

Take a look at the newly renovated Beechwood Clubhouse

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski Nearly 50 people gathered to watch Beechwood Golf Pro Kyle Cashmer demonstrate his ability to slice. With little effort, Cashmer sliced ... Continue Reading →

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 →