Chris Jackson seeks 3rd District LaPorte County Council seat

Information provided Chris Jackson of Michigan City has announced his candidacy for the LaPorte County Council 3rd District seat. Jackson, 30, will be a candidate in the Republican ... Continue Reading →

State website lists tax credits available to Hoosiers

Information provided by State Rep. Jim Pressel’s office The Indiana Department of Revenue is providing a new online resource to help taxpayers navigate through the types ... Continue Reading →

Former deputy coroner seeks 9th District Indiana House seat

Information submitted Former LaPorte County deputy coroner Sean Fitzpatrick has withdrawn his candidacy for LaPorte County Council and has filed instead for 9th District state representative. ... Continue Reading →

LaCrosse Town Council president, businessman Justin Kiel seeks LP County Council seat

Press release and photo submitted Newspaper publisher and LaCrosse Town Council President, Republican Justin Kiel, has announced his intention to run in the 2018 election for the District ... Continue Reading →

Democrat John Lake declares candidacy for LaPorte County prosecutor

Information provided John Lake has announced his candidacy as a Democrat for LaPorte County prosecutor in the 2018 election. “The LaPorte County prosecutor is the most important ... Continue Reading →

20,000-plus plastic bags collected during Solid Waste District’s recent events

Information provided In late November 2017, the LaPorte County Solid Waste District (SWD) was able to collect over 263 pounds of plastic bags (that equals out to roughly 21,303 bags) ... Continue Reading →

Democrat Pat Boy declares candidacy for 9th District state rep

Information provided Four-term member of the Michigan City Common Council, Democrat Patricia (Pat) Boy, has declared her intention to run in 2018 for the 9th District seat in the Indiana ... Continue Reading →

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 →