LaPorte Airport’s Aviation Camp for youths is June 19-23

2016 camp photos above by Bob Wellinski, WNLP Information provided LaPorte Municipal Airport’s 2017 Aviation Camp for students entering 6th-12th grades will be held from June 19–23 ... Continue Reading →

South Bend man, 63, dies in collision with semi on U.S. 6

Press release and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality crash that occurred on U.S. 6 west of Walkerton Thursday ... Continue Reading →

Still time to enroll your child in Youth Service Bureau’s Summer Program

If your kids in grades 4-6 need some structured, fun activities this summer, consider enrolling them in the Youth Service Bureau of LaPorte County’s Summer Program. The program, ... Continue Reading →

Remember what the holiday is about at LaPorte’s Memorial Day ceremony May 29

It’s not about cookouts and furniture sales; far from it. Memorial Day is the short 24-hour period set aside for Americans to remember and applaud the veterans who have served their ... Continue Reading →

Update May 23: 2nd suspect turns himself in after May 11 bank robbery

UPDATE MAY 23: On Sunday, May 21, Bryan Burch walked into the lobby of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and turned himself in. ——-  A Michigan City man was ... Continue Reading →

James “Jim” Blint, 1929-2017

Mr. James “Jim” Blint, 87, of LaPorte, died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Franciscan Communities Hospice in Michigan City, IN. He was born Aug. 27, 1929, in Chicago to Ernest ... Continue Reading →

Everything from wine to whiskey (and plenty of music) in symphony’s A La Carte series

Information provided The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra proudly presents its 4th annual “A La Carte” Fundraiser Series. “A La Carte” is a series of eight ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to LaPorte County EMS awards ceremony May 25

The public is invited to the LaPorte County Emergency Medical Service’s annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at the LaPorte County Complex assembly rooms. ... Continue Reading →

Patricia Parr, 1933-2017

Patricia A.H. Parr, 83, of Rolling Prairie, IN, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at her home. She was born Oct. 24, 1933, in Terre Haute, IN, to John and Philomena (Bochhold) Hellmann. Patricia ... Continue Reading →

Father Nate Edquist, Father Gregory Bim-Merle are ordained as priests

Story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Hundreds packed Holy Angels Cathedral in Gary to watch the ordination of two young hometown men to the Priesthood. ... Continue Reading →