First major development for NewPorte Landing: Dunes Event Center sports complex

A 50,000-square-foot sports complex that will focus on youth and adult volleyball will be built in NewPorte Landing. The Dunes Event Center will be designed to draw teams and spectators ... Continue Reading →

Eligible LP homeowners may apply for HUD home improvement loans

The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning is now accepting applications from eligible homeowners to obtain deferred-payment loans for certain home improvements. ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED AUG. 6) GOP caucus to choose Milo’s successor is Aug. 11

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two more people have filed to be considered at the caucus: Tom Obertein and Paul Stepanek Boardman. Below are portions of a statement Boardman submitted to WNLP. ... Continue Reading →

LP Enterprise Zone Board offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to revitalize a downtown building

The City of LaPorte Enterprise Zone Board is offering entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to team with the board in revitalizing a downtown property. The enterprise zone board has acquired ... Continue Reading →

Former drug abusers find their way with help of LaPorte County Problem Solving Court

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) Family and friends gathered Aug. 1, 2017, for a ceremony for the three new graduates of LaPorte County’s Problem ... Continue Reading →

City summer street paving to begin soon; waiting on grants

Mayor Blair Milo announced that paving of portions of city streets and highways will begin soon. The paving timeline all depends on awarding of grants. Milo: “You may have seen the ... Continue Reading →

(UPDATED) Milo leaving mayor’s post to take newly created position in governor’s cabinet

UPDATE: LaPorte County Republican Party Chairman Nick Barbknecht gave this statement to WNLP Thursday night, July 27: “Governor Holcomb knows what we all know in the Hub ... Continue Reading →

INDOT will activate new traffic light at I-94 ramp, U.S. 20 on Aug. 1

Map and information from INDOT The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will activate a new traffic signal at the exit ramp of eastbound I-94 to eastbound U.S. 20 on Aug. 1, ... Continue Reading →

Free drug/alcohol addiction counseling now available at Center Township Trustee’s Office

Beginning Monday, July 17, 2017, Center Township Trustee Lisa Pierzakowski’s Resource Center will begin offering free drug and alcohol addiction counseling with a certified therapist ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County awarded $78.4 million for highway projects; included are new turn lanes, new intersection along U.S. 20

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded LaPorte County $78.4 million to complete a great swath of highway projects between 2018 and 2022. It’s all part of INDOT’s ... Continue Reading →