Here’s the schedule for Independence Day festivities in LaPorte; more to come

The LaPorte Jaycees have released their schedule for the 71st annual Fourth of July Parade and all their events surrounding it. WNLP will post information about the flyover, parade ... Continue Reading →

Chamber seeking vendors for craft fairs in July and August

The Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for two dates for its LaPorte Chamber Craft Fairs on Saturday, July 22, and Saturday, Aug. 19, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The craft ... Continue Reading →

2 steers die in hot barn; owners believe someone intentionally turned off air conditioning

Two steers who died of extreme heat in a barn stall were the victims of an unknown person who intentionally shut off the air conditioning, the owners believe. The owners discovered ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Rossi (plus, Muchie gets a home)

Click photos to enlarge He looks like a stuffed animal, but he’s a real pup. WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present handsome Rossi, a 3-month-old collie mix. If ... Continue Reading →

Grand opening of new Coolspring library branch is June 29

The community is invited to the grand opening of the new Coolspring Branch of the LaPorte County Public Library on Thursday, June 29, beginning at 9 a.m. The new building is located ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE JUNE 23: Bubby Burek-Phillips, 3, showing some signs of improvement

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office UPDATE JUNE 23: “The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office joins with all of our followers in rejoicing in the positive ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: glorious skies

Two WNLP readers recently sent these shots of beauty in the skies. Of the rainbow, Gena Blankenship said: “On June 22 (2017), even though the storms passed by with only a few ... 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 →

Derek Nix Fetters, 1983-2017

Derek Jon Nix Fetters, 33, of LaPorte, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 18, 2017, in his home. He was born November 9, 1983, in Evansville, IN, to Julie (Dorsey) Nix. Derek formerly ... 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 →