Megan Shultz and Jesse Lester are married

Megan Shultz and Jesse Lester were married Oct. 29, 2016, at The Homestead 1835 in New Carlisle, Indiana. Megan is the granddaughter of Dr. Seth and Rose Philbrook of LaPorte, Indiana, ... Continue Reading →

Free drug/alcohol addiction counseling now available at Center Township Trustee’s Office

Beginning Monday, July 17, 2017, Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski’s Resource Center will begin offering free drug and alcohol addiction counseling with a certified therapist ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Thomas and Slick

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society (ICS) present these Whiskers of the Week, Thomas and Slick. Thomas is an adult male gray tabby who was found wandering in the Pines area. He’s ... 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 →

Day 3 of Animal Care Camp: gator, goats, surgery, sitting horses and more

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter crew knows how to pack a lot into each day of its annual 3-day Animal Care Camp for Kids. ... Continue Reading →

75 kids meet creatures great and small at shelter’s 8th annual Animal Care Camp

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (Click photos to enlarge)  In what has become a fun tradition for young animal lovers, the 8th annual Animal Care Camp for Kids kicked off Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: Let’s finish out the week with these tail-wagging happy endings  

Click photos to enlarge The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter is so very good at finding new homes for pets who come into their care. Let’s celebrate the weekend with these recent ... Continue Reading →

Luhr County Park is 30

Press release and photo from LaPorte County Parks Department Not one, but two milestones were celebrated on Saturday, June 3: The LaPorte County Parks and Recreation Department turned ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATE: Adopted!) Pets of the Day: Wait till you see the AFTER picture!

Click photos to enlarge UPDATE MAY 12: Blinky and Magoo got to go home together with their new best friend! (top photo) —– Get a load of this amazing transformation. ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Logan Owen Samuel Freel

Logan Owen Samuel Freel was born April 4, 2017, at LaPorte Hospital to Jessica and James Freel. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Also welcoming Logan are his ... Continue Reading →