Students, teachers settle into bright and shiny new Handley Elementary School

EDITOR’S NOTE: As giddy as a little kid himself, Bob Wellinski got to photograph students’ first day at the brand new Handley Elementary School on 10th Street. Enjoy!   WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Morse, Daube scholarships awarded

At the 10-year 4-H member breakfast on July 7, 2018, at the LaPorte County Fair, two local 4-H members received scholarships: 2018 Robert M. Morse Scholarship Madeleine Nunn, daughter ... Continue Reading →

Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation awards $45,000 to 12 county high school students

The Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation makes one-year tuition awards to LaPorte County residents who graduate from local high schools and who pursue a two- or four-year degree ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students shine at leadership conference

Press release from New Prairie School Corp. “The 2018 HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) International Leadership Conference goes down in history for NPUSC! Never ... Continue Reading →

LP Service League awards 4 LPHS grads for community service, academic excellence

Photo and information provided Four LaPorte High School seniors were honored by LaPorte Service League at its June picnic meeting for their demonstrated commitment to community service ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office awards 4 scholarships in memory of Deputy Neil Thompson

Each year the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office awards scholarships in memory of Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson, who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 21, 1980, the only ... Continue Reading →

Out with the old to make room for the new: aging Handley School items auctioned off

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski It’s always a nostalgia trip for an adult to wander through an elementary school and see the little chairs, the low tables, the drinking ... Continue Reading →

U.S. citizenship classes offered at LP library starting June 12

Citizenship classes to help people from language backgrounds other than English pass the U.S. citizenship test will be held at LaPorte County Public Library on Tuesdays and Thursdays ... Continue Reading →

Sun shines on LPHS Class of 2018 graduates

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski What a perfect day for the 149th LPHS graduation, held at Kiwanis Field June 3, 2018. Blair Milo — former LaPorte mayor, current secretary of careers ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte School Corp. will again offer free meals for kids this summer

The LaPorte Community School Corp. will once again offer free meals this summer to kids ages 18 and younger at 6 locations. The Monday-through-Friday meal program begins June 4, 2018. ... Continue Reading →