Welcome, Beau Robert Kanney

Beau Robert Kanney was born June 13, 2018, at LaPorte Hospital in LaPorte, IN, to Erica and Zach Kanney. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces at birth. Beau joins siblings Norah, 11, Levi, ... Continue Reading →

Robert Rippy, 1934-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Robert N. Rippy, 83, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in his home.   Robert ... Continue Reading →

MC man charged with breaking into woman’s apartment, struggling with her and stealing items

A Michigan City man has been charged with breaking into a 71-year-old woman’s home June 20, 2018, and accosting her, then stealing items from her apartment. KeJuan Harrison, 19, ... Continue Reading →

Shirley Gawron, 1935-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Shirley Gawron, 82, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Monday, June 18, 2018. Shirley was born ... Continue Reading →

Man fails to show up for child molesting trial, later kills himself at park

Press release issued by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: “On Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at approximately 7:43 a.m., a sheriff’s office deputy was dispatched to Luhr County ... Continue Reading →

Out with the old to make room for the new: aging Handley School items auctioned off

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski It’s always a nostalgia trip for an adult to wander through an elementary school and see the little chairs, the low tables, the drinking ... Continue Reading →

Jan Trojanowski, 1954-2018

Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, LaPorte, is handling the arrangements for Jan Trojanowski, 63, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Jan was born ... Continue Reading →

Cynthia Winner, 1935-2018

Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, Michigan City, is handling the arrangements for Cynthia R. Winner, 82, of LaPorte, Indiana, who passed away Monday, June 18, 2018, at 3:33 p.m. at ... Continue Reading →

2 Michigan City men arrested on drug dealing, weapons charges

The LaPorte County Drug Task Force has arrested two Michigan City men, one on charges of dealing drugs and the other on charges of possessing a stolen handgun. Damien L. Smith, 32, ... Continue Reading →

3 hurt in Sunday Toll Road crash that caused 6-mile backup in LaPorte County

UPDATE JUNE 19: Center Township Fire Rescue Department, which was among emergency responders at the toll road crash, reported that the three people injured — two  ... Continue Reading →