Dispose of your old electronics weekdays at solid waste district’s trailer

Information and photo from LaPorte County Solid Waste District Electronics recycling at the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s office will be available only during office hours ... Continue Reading →

Milo, Feikes receive awards from state park association

Information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Department The City of LaPorte was well represented as park and recreation professionals from throughout Indiana were recognized for their ... Continue Reading →

Eyewitness (and lens witness) to history: Mike Kellems shares inauguration experience with WNLP

Story and photos by Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) Those who know me well, know that I am a presidential trivia buff and have a real love of history. Not too long ... Continue Reading →

City of LaPorte secures $500,000 in federal funds for street paving via Best Communities competition

The City of LaPorte has secured $500,000 in federal funds for street paving after participating in a Best Communities competition. Via social media this week (3rd week of January, ... Continue Reading →

LPHS students witness history at inauguration

(Photos provided; click to enlarge) LaPorte High School teacher Greg Samuelson and five LPHS students witnessed history Friday morning, Jan. 20, 2017, as they watched the presidential ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Recorder Barbara Dean dies unexpectedly

LaPorte County Recorder Barbara Dean, just sworn in Dec. 31, 2016, to her fourth term, died unexpectedly at her home Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Dean had more than 20 years’ experience ... Continue Reading →

New and returning county officeholders sworn in Dec. 31

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) New and returning LaPorte County officeholders were sworn in Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, at the LaPorte County Complex. LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Recycling will be picked up 1 day late this week; here are recycling tips for holiday items

The LaPorte County Solid Waste District advises residents that there will be a one-day delay in the recycling pickup schedule during the week of Dec. 26. Monday’s pickup will be Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →

Member of new LP County betterment study group talks “planning —timing — responsibility”

At a recent meeting of about 60 stakeholders in LaPorte County, the door was opened to embark on the road to a new vision and plan for the future of our area. The LaPorte County Better ... Continue Reading →

County commission wants answers from LP Hospital owner CHS on financial problems, future status

All three current members of the LaPorte County Commission — Mike Bohacek (R), Vidya Kora (D) and David Decker (D) — expressed their concern over the financial quagmire ... Continue Reading →