LaPorte County Extension Homemakers Council action, Sept. 5

The LaPorte County Extension Homemakers Council met Sept. 5, 2017, at the extension office. Pat Day called the meeting to order. Cindy King led the Pledge and Penny Flock led the Creed. ... Continue Reading →

What the heck are those – canoes? Sea serpents? No, just your average everyday Dragon Boats

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Once again it looked like the Vikings were coming ashore as Dunebrook hosted its 4th annual Dragon Boat Races fundraiser ... Continue Reading →

Shirley Heinze Land Trust acquires 16-acre woodland near Rolling Prairie

Information provided In an era when government protection of nature and wildlife is sketchy at best, the onus falls on local groups and individuals to pick up the baton. The regional ... Continue Reading →

Play a tune by the lake — instrument provided!

Information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Department The first outdoor musical instrument in the Joyful Noise project was installed Tuesday in Unity Park on the shore of North Pine ... Continue Reading →

Tour de LaPorte, by Wellinski

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Our intrepid photographer Wellinski lives with Parkinson’s Disease, but he and his brother Steve still honor their mom, Pat, and ... Continue Reading →

New faces on LaPorte Little Theatre Board

The La Porte Little Theatre Club has announced new additions to its Board of Directors for 2017-2018. Lindsey Baugh, an English teacher at LaPorte High School and an actor, will be ... Continue Reading →

Terra Verde action, July 2017

The July 11, 2017, Terra Verde Garden Club meeting was called to order by President Pauline McCoy at the home of member Dianne Burgis. Thirteen club members enjoyed a potluck dinner ... Continue Reading →

Terra Verde Garden Club announces 2017 winners

Photos and information provided Terra Verde Garden Club has announced its Green Thumb 2017 Awards. These winners were among the more than 29 beautiful gardens that were recommended ... Continue Reading →

High school seniors, others eligible may now apply online for four-year Lilly Scholarships

Information provided The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available on Unity Foundation of LaPorte County’s website, Through support of Independent ... Continue Reading →

Free mammograms still available for local women who can’t afford them

Vouchers are still available to provide screening and diagnostic mammograms to women in LaPorte and Starke counties who do not have the resources to pay for these services. The Indiana ... Continue Reading →