Turn Up the Lights! Concert/recording festival featuring nationally known artists and local favorites coming to LaPorte Nov. 11

Nationally acclaimed Christian trio Selah will be among the headline acts performing at a festival of song and celebration Nov. 11 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. The day-long ... Continue Reading →

Thelma Erlene Bodie, 1929-2017

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling arrangements for Thelma Erlene Bodie. Born, 8/21/1929, passed 10/19/17, from LaPorte, IN. Together we walk hand ... Continue Reading →

Irene G. (Higgins) Van Wormer, 1914-2017

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling arrangements for Irene G. (Higgins) Van Wormer, who passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at ... Continue Reading →

2 LP County businesses, 1 entrepreneur to be honored by NW Indiana small business organization

Two LaPorte County businesses and one local young entrepreneur will be among 9 awardees at the 2017 E-Day event held by the Northwest Indiana Branch of the Indiana Small Business Development ... Continue Reading →

Downtown LaPorte Trick or Treat is Oct. 21; regular citywide Trick or Treat is Oct. 31

UPDATED OCT. 14: Because of bad weather, Downtown LaPorte Trick or Treat has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. (NOTE: This is a separate event ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Phoebe will be there for you (and, the force was with these two)

(Click photos to enlarge) WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present Phoebe, a young Mastiff mix. If you’re looking for someone to love, Phoebe’s your girl to cuddle ... Continue Reading →

Former LaPorte, Westville officer retires as deputy director of Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Press release provided Michael J. Lindsay, Deputy Director of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the Law Enforcement Training Board and a former resident of LaPorte and Westville, ... Continue Reading →

Cop (with more hair at the time) recalls what he had to do 25 years ago to end rogue buck’s downtown destruction

EDITOR’S NOTE: Sometimes officers are called upon to put animals out of their misery. That was the case 25 years ago when a buck, after sustaining injuries as it crashed into several ... Continue Reading →

Learn from Fern about the importance of maps in family history research Oct. 21

Information from LaPorte County Historical Society October is Family History Month, and perhaps now more than ever thanks to popular TV programs and available DNA tests, people have ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATE: Adopted!) Pet of the Day: Miracle, indeed

(Click photos to enlarge) UPDATE OCT. 19: Miracle’s miracle story is complete! First she was nurtured back to health by the shelter staff, and now she has gone home to a loving ... Continue Reading →