Learn more about the roles of township officials at Nov. 17 event

The League of Women Voters of LaPorte County and the LaPorte County Better Government Study Group are co-sponsoring an informational conference on township government on Saturday, Nov. ... Continue Reading →

When and where to vote early in LaPorte County

The LaPorte County Election Board announces the hours for absentee voting for the 2018 General Election: LaPorte Circuit Courthouse Voting hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, ... Continue Reading →

Workshop will train citizens on how to fight partisan gerrymandering

Press release submitted Time is running out for passing legislation at the Indiana General Assembly to reform redistricting and put an end to partisan gerrymandering before the next ... Continue Reading →

Center Township Trustee Pierzakowski receives 2 state awards

Lisa  Pierzakowski was named 2018 Trustee of the Year by the Indiana Township Association (ITA) during its annual educational conference held in Indianapolis in September 2018. ... Continue Reading →

U.S. Senate candidates clash in debate held at PNW in Westville

WNLP photo and story by Mike Kellems National politics were center stage in LaPorte County Monday night, Oct. 8, 2018, during the first of two debates between the three Indiana candidates ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte City Clerk-Treasurer Teresa Ludlow dies

Longtime LaPorte Clerk-Treasurer Teresa Ludlow has passed away after a long illness, city officials are reporting. Ludlow was in the midst of serving her fifth consecutive 4-year ... Continue Reading →

Council candidate Jim Rice: Sullivan should be placed on administrative leave

EDITOR’S NOTE: This press release was issued by District 2 LaPorte County Council candidate Jim Rice (R): County Council candidate Jim Rice has called on Councilman John Sullivan ... Continue Reading →

City water look a little funny? Don’t be alarmed

Press release from LaPorte Water Department Fall water system flushing began Sunday night, Sept. 23. Flushing will continue Sunday through Thursday nights from approximately 8 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

Former FBI Director Comey gives Sinai audience a glimpse of what it was like on the inside

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems For more than six decades, the Sinai Forum has brought many notable speakers to Michigan City: politicians, actors and activists, sports figures, ... Continue Reading →

Luhr Park to grow by 15 acres thanks to land donation

The 89-acre Luhr County Park will add 15 more acres thanks to a land donation by the LaPorte County Park Foundation. The land lies along the southern border of the existing park and ... Continue Reading →