Exchange Club of LP County, local new-car dealers join to help house homeless veterans

Information provided The Exchange Club of LaPorte County, Sauers Buick, Big Ford, and LaPorte Chrysler have partnered to support the housing of homeless veterans in Indiana. Through ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte awards $5,365,789 to 60-plus local health, education and assistance programs

(Scroll down to read story and list of grant recipients) WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski These are exciting times for the LaPorte area, with another round of Healthcare Foundation ... Continue Reading →

Bells will be ringing: Salvation Army Christmas campaign begins Nov. 16

Information provided On Nov. 16, the Salvation Army of LaPorte will start off its kettle fundraising campaign. Salvation Army representatives will be joined by the Michiana Marines ... Continue Reading →

Frontline Foundations and local emergency responders form Quick Response Team for overdoses

Information provided On Nov. 6, 2018, the City of LaPorte will launch its first-ever Quick Response Team (QRT). The QRT program will be deployed throughout the city in response to ... Continue Reading →

10 local high school seniors are finalists for full-tuition Lilly Endowment scholarship

Unity Foundation of LaPorte County congratulates the 10 local high school seniors named as LaPorte County finalists for the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Two students ... Continue Reading →

Trade your plastic bags for a reusable tote at these exchanges

Get rid of your plastic bags and get a reusable tote in return at the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s annual Plastic Bag Exchange. Dates and places for the exchanges are: — ... Continue Reading →

Historical society’s 2019 calendars, featuring LP County’s farming heritage, are now available  

The 2019 calendars are for sale now at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. This year’s theme is “The Heartland of La Porte County.” Featured are photos of different ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Service League has community activities mapped out for 86th season

Information provided LaPorte Service League is in full swing of providing numerous volunteer services and cultural activities to benefit the community as it enters its 86th season. ... Continue Reading →

Here are upcoming opportunities for you to give blood (also, blood drive hosts are needed)

The American Red Cross is seeking businesses and organizations willing to host blood drives in the winter months. In the Red Cross Indiana Ohio Region, about 180 more blood drive hosts ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte students of all ages now have access to medical care at new Slicer Health Clinic

Photos by Bob Wellinski Information from Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte The Slicer Health Clinic, a service of LaPorte Physician Network, is now open to serve all students within ... Continue Reading →