LP County Historical Society’s 11th Old Car Show is July 21

Get your motor runnin’. The LaPorte County Historical Society will host its 11th annual Old Car Show on Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the museum grounds, 2405 Indiana ... Continue Reading →

Blood donations are way down this summer; please donate at one of these local drives

Here are upcoming opportunities to donate blood in LaPorte County at American Red Cross blood drives: LaPorte 7/17/2018: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 907 Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Rotary invites all to hear “Stories from the Air” at Airport Dinner July 30

The members of the Rotary Club of LaPorte are pleased to extend an invitation to the public to join them at LaPorte Municipal Airport on Monday, July 30, for their annual Airport Dinner. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Genealogical Society news, July 2018

Twenty-one members and guests were present for the regular monthly meeting of the LaPorte County Genealogical Society at the LaPorte Park Department building on July 10. Following ... Continue Reading →

LP Service League awards 4 LPHS grads for community service, academic excellence

Photo and information provided Four LaPorte High School seniors were honored by LaPorte Service League at its June picnic meeting for their demonstrated commitment to community service ... Continue Reading →

More than 2,000 American flags retired in American Legion ceremony

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Sometimes when the LaPorte American Legion invites people to submit worn American flags for proper disposal, maybe a few dozen citizens ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest group invites you to join and enjoy a bus trip to Chicago play

The Purdue Northwest Women’s Association (PNWA) will kick off its day trip season with an excursion to Chicago on Saturday, July 21, to see the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical, “The ... Continue Reading →

UMW Arts & Crafts Show is Sept. 29 at fairgrounds

The United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church, LaPorte, will host their 5th annual Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →

Take in the White Sox game July 27 and help the Clarke Park fundraising effort

WNLP photo and story by Bob Wellinski  Realizing the importance of community, the Chicago White Sox are lending their support by joining in the fundraising efforts for the Clarke ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees invite entrants to join the parade

Some participants in the LaPorte Jaycees Fourth of July Parade are perennials — such as the Orak sword guy. But the Jaycees are always looking for a variety of groups, new floats ... Continue Reading →