Hailmann, volunteers come together to green up Meyer’s Mile

Photo and information provided Diane Sue Meyer’s memorial rock at Hailmann Elementary School states, “In her memory we remind everyone to enjoy a good walk or run.” That walk ... Continue Reading →

A topic now pertinent once again: the history of LaPorte High School buildings

Photos provided (click to enlarge) EDITOR’S NOTE: Never think history loses its relevance. As school and city officials consider building a new Boston Middle School on Kesling ... Continue Reading →

Former preservation board president: Designate Boston Middle School building as historic structure

As a former president of the City of LaPorte’s Historic Preservation Commission, I was pleased to see City Councilman Tim Stabosz advocating for the local historic designation ... Continue Reading →

All 3 LPHS concert bands get top rating at state contest

Information provided Each of the three concert bands in the LaPorte High School Music Department received Gold Division ratings at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) ... Continue Reading →

Ground broken for larger, more modern Handley Elementary on same site

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Students, teachers, school officials and more gathered Monday, May 8, 2017, to break ground for a new Handley Elementary School. The ... Continue Reading →

Just a few spots remain for shelter’s Animal Care Camp for Kids June 20-22

A few openings still remain for the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s 8th annual Animal Care Camp for Kids, which will be held June 20, 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each ... Continue Reading →

Mock crash reminds youths to be responsible

Information and photos provided by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office (Click on photos to enlarge)   The LaPorte County Emergency Medical Service, in cooperation with New ... Continue Reading →

Purdue University Northwest: a regional powerhouse

By Leigh Morris Northwest Indiana is blessed with great institutions of higher education, including Indiana University Northwest, Valparaiso University, Calumet College of St. Joseph, ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office reminds promgoers to be smart and lead by example

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is joining with all area schools in encouraging safe practices during prom season. LaPorte County has achieved 13 years with no prom-related tragedies, ... Continue Reading →

Brandon Bellen, David Toth are valedictorian, salutatorian for LPHS Class of 2017

Information provided LaPorte High School Principal Ben Tonagel is proud to announce the Class of 2017 valedictorian and salutatorian. Valedictorian Brandon Bellen is the son of Ashley ... Continue Reading →