Enroll by Aug. 18 for Master Gardener training program starting Sept. 7

Make your green thumb even greener and offer to help other growers at the same time by becoming a LaPorte County Master Gardener. A Master Gardener training program offered through ... Continue Reading →

High school seniors, others eligible may now apply online for four-year Lilly Scholarships

Information provided The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available on Unity Foundation of LaPorte County’s website, www.uflc.net. Through support of Independent ... 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 →

Special summer reading program for kids uses horses to help

Photos and information provided Anam Cara Stables Inc. is offering an exciting summer program for children ages 6-12: Horse-Powered Reading. The program partners horses with students ... Continue Reading →

Your kids can learn about taking better care of our planet at Eco-Kids Camp

Information provided Looking for something fun and educational for your children to do this summer? Sign them up for the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s Eco-Kids Summer Camp. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Service League awards scholarships to twin brother and sister

Information provided Twins Alexa and Mason Kosior, both 2017 LaPorte High School graduates, have each been awarded a $500 scholarship from the LaPorte Service League. At their June ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest Alumni Community is formed

Information provided Purdue University Northwest now boasts its own independent alumni organization in the newly formed Purdue Northwest Alumni Community, serving both the Westville ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Healthcare Foundation, LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary award $32,750 in scholarships

Information and photos provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte and the LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 28 students with scholarships totaling $32,750 at a reception June ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students’ awareness video on undetected heart conditions reaches national level

EDITOR’S NOTE: Watch the New Prairie team’s video by clicking on this WSBT-TV link: http://wsbt.com/news/local/new-prairie-high-schoolers-video-on-heart-conditions-heads-to-national-competition Never ... Continue Reading →

3 local college-bound students receive scholarships from sheriff’s office

Photo and information provided Three students from LaPorte County received scholarships named in honor of fallen LaPorte County Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson on June 8, 2017. ... Continue Reading →