State Rep. Pelath explains his reasons for declining to run again

Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, announced Nov. 19, 2017, that he will not seek an 11th 2-year term as 9th District state representative in 2018. He has ... Continue Reading →

LaPorteans get a sneak peek at new USS Indiana submarine, crew

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Short notice due to their schedule meant the welcome committee was small, but crew members of the under-construction ... Continue Reading →

Indiana Supreme Court suspends law license of ex-LP chief deputy prosecutor Neary for at least 4 years

WNLP EDITOR’S NOTE: The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended former LaPorte County chief deputy prosecutor Robert Neary’s license to practice law for four years for his role ... Continue Reading →

PCBs found in Clear Lake fish; local authorities warn residents regarding consumption

Press release issued 10/31/17: The LaPorte County Health Department, in conjunction with the City of LaPorte and the Indiana State Department of Health, is notifying residents of ... Continue Reading →

Hoosiers need to speak out for redistricting reform

Opinion column by Leigh Morris Periodic redistricting is a key element of helping to assure equity and vitality of our electoral process. Every 10 years after the completion of our ... Continue Reading →

Leaf pickup begins in the city

Press release from City Hall: On Monday, Oct. 30, the City of LaPorte Street Department began the annual fall leaf pickup. Crews started east of Rose Street and will work clockwise ... Continue Reading →

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 →