They’re your city parks; help form their future at public meetings to create master plan

Whether you play ball in them or walk through them, listen to music in them or swim in the waters off their beaches, the City of LaPorte’s parks provide beauty and recreation for ... Continue Reading →

Rolling Prairie resident Gene Neff awarded as a Sagamore of the Wabash

State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie), on behalf of Gov. Eric Holcomb, has awarded M. Gene Neff of Rolling Prairie as a Sagamore of the Wabash. The title, the highest honor the ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Holcomb unveil state’s new Next Level Jobs initiative

EDITOR’S NOTE: Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, was former LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo’s first day on the job as the state’s first-ever Secretary of Career Connections and Talent. ... Continue Reading →

After 5 rounds of voting, GOP caucus elects Mark Krentz as LaPorte’s new mayor

WNLP story and photos by Beth Boardman It took five rounds of voting by a caucus of 20 GOP precinct committeepeople, but in the end Mark Krentz became LaPorte’s new mayor Friday ... Continue Reading →

Final tally: 8 candidates seeking to finish Milo’s term in Aug. 11 GOP caucus

(EDITOR’S NOTE: While candidate Paul Boardman is a cousin of WNLP’s editor, she is not affiliated with his campaign in any way, shape or form.) With the filing deadline having ... Continue Reading →

First major development for NewPorte Landing: Dunes Event Center sports complex

A 50,000-square-foot sports complex that will focus on youth and adult volleyball will be built in NewPorte Landing. The Dunes Event Center will be designed to draw teams and spectators ... Continue Reading →

Eligible LP homeowners may apply for HUD home improvement loans

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning is now accepting applications from eligible homeowners to obtain deferred-payment loans for certain home improvements. ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED AUG. 6) GOP caucus to choose Milo’s successor is Aug. 11

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two more people have filed to be considered at the caucus: Tom Obertein and Paul Stepanek Boardman. Below are portions of a statement Boardman submitted to WNLP. ... Continue Reading →

LP Enterprise Zone Board offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to revitalize a downtown building

The City of LaPorte Enterprise Zone Board is offering entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to team with the board in revitalizing a downtown property. The enterprise zone board has acquired ... Continue Reading →

Former drug abusers find their way with help of LaPorte County Problem Solving Court

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Family and friends gathered Aug. 1, 2017, for a ceremony for the three new graduates of LaPorte County’s Problem ... Continue Reading →