Mayor names Thomas Owens as LaPorte’s new police chief

Mayor Mark Krentz has appointed Thomas E. Owens as the City of LaPorte’s new police chief. Owens replaces Adam Klimczak, who recently resigned as chief but presently remains ... Continue Reading →

City officials present plan to change Clear Lake Boulevard into one-way street with added recreational trail

Click image to enlarge The LaPorte Traffic Commission has recommended a plan to change Clear Lake Boulevard, from Detroit Street to McClung Road, into a one-way street and add a multi-use ... Continue Reading →

Opinion: Time for both taxpayers and county officeholders to make things right

Once again tax sale season is upon the taxpayers of LaPorte County. Published in the Herald-Argus recently was a listing of properties being put up for sale by the County Commissioners. ... Continue Reading →

Krentz appoints Mitch Feikes to LaPorte Board of Public Works and Safety

New LaPorte Mayor Mark Krentz announced Aug. 31, 2017, that he has appointed Mitchell Feikes to the LaPorte Board of Public Works and Safety. Krentz served on the 3-member board, a ... Continue Reading →

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 →

INDOT will install rumble strips along U.S. 20 in LP County a year early, starting Aug. 29

Information from INDOT Beginning Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, the Indiana Department of Transportation will begin installing center-line rumble strips along U.S. 20 in LaPorte County to ... 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 →