Water ski show coming to LaPorte in July; food/beverage vendors sought

Information provided by LaPorte Rotary Club Back in the 1950s and ‘60s, LaPorte hosted a colossal water ski event each summer that drew hundreds. The event is coming back in a new, ... Continue Reading →

Boston Middle School student creates award-winning artwork

Photo and information submitted Miranda Cummings, a seventh grader at Boston Middle School in LaPorte, was honored at the Lions District 25A Convention March 18, 2017, at Best Western ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte and Hanna high school memorabilia among April donations to museum

Information and photo provided Visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum in April 2017 came from eight states, 10 Indiana counties, Brazil and Sweden. Tours included ... Continue Reading →

Homespun Harmony action, April 20, 2017

Homespun Harmony extension club met Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Purdue Extension Office in LaPorte. Betty Carpenter called the meeting to order. Roll call was answered by “What ... Continue Reading →

LP County 4-H Hippology Team competes at Purdue

Photo and information provided On March 24-25, 2017, the LaPorte County 4-H Hippology Team competed at the state tournament against 21 other Indiana county teams at Purdue University, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte’s Rumely and Allis-Chalmers history come alive at newly opened heritage center

Photos and information by Bob Wellinski (Click on photos to enlarge) More than 100 people visited the Rumely Allis-Chalmers LaPorte Heritage Center on its first day open to the ... Continue Reading →

Town and Country action, April 13, 2017

Town and Country Extension Homemakers met April 13, 2017, at the home of Betty Thomas. President Joanna Doskocil led the Pledge of Allegiance and the Homemakers Creed. Roll call ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees provide plenty of goodies at annual egg hunt

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte Jaycees provided their annual merriment (or in the case of the top photo, maybe not so much) for local kids Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

LP Healthcare Foundation announces scholarships available; apply now

Information provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte takes great pride in offering scholarship awards to students in the LaPorte community, a tradition started by the LaPorte Hospital ... Continue Reading →

Winners of READ’s Spell Bowl announced

READ LaPorte County Inc. announces the winning teams at its annual Spell Bowl held on March 29, 2017. First place went to the Super Principals: Denise Sanders, Diane Szynal, Donna Biggs ... Continue Reading →