Group needs your help this weekend to fill semi trailer with supplies for Tenn. fire victims

Roger LaBere and other Walkerton-area residents and businesses are heading up a mission to deliver a truck full of supplies to wildfire victims in the Gatlinburg area of Tennessee. LaBere ... Continue Reading →

Join in celebration of LP County Habitat’s 50th home Dec. 4

LaPorte County Habitat for Humanity invites the community as it dedicates its 50th home in the community on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. The Doug and Dana Wilhelm family’s new home ... Continue Reading →

Ready for fur-filled fun? Pet Photos with Santa returns Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 (plus Pet Expo Extravaganza is Dec. 17)

(2015 WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; click to enlarge)  Don’t miss the fun and festive Pet Photos with Santa on two Saturdays, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, at the LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →
The scene at the Civic during the 2015 Pops concert. (WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski; click to enlarge)

Balcony tickets still available for 22nd Holiday at the Pops Concert Dec. 10

Balcony tickets are still available for the 22nd annual Holiday at the Pops Concert, which will take place Dec. 10 at the La Porte Civic Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert ... Continue Reading →
1217 Michigan Ave., the home of Don and Julie Fugitt-Schultz, was built for banker Francis H. Morrison in 1905. The house, with its original Marshall Field & Co. wall stenciling, was designed by Chicago architect Charles Whitney Stevens and is an exceptional example of Colonial Revival styling.

PEP invites you to tour 7 historic LaPorte sites all decked out for the holidays Dec. 3-4

Information and photos/images provided by PEP (Click on photos/images to enlarge) People Engaged in Preservation (PEP), LaPorte’s nonprofit historic preservation group, invites ... Continue Reading →
2015 WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge)

Bring the family to see Pioneer Land all aglow for Christmas Dec. 3-4

Pioneer Land at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds will host its annual Christmas Open House Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4, from 3 to 8 p.m. both days.   This free event features ... Continue Reading →

Delta Kappa Gamma Christmas cookie sale is Dec. 10

A Christmas cookie sale sponsored by Delta Kappa Gamma, a society for educators, will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, at Kabelin’s West in LaPorte from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  You ... Continue Reading →
LaPorte and South Central play at the Civic in 2014. (WNLP photo by Mike Kellems; click to enlarge)

Dec. 3 LaPorte-New Prairie game will be played on the Civic’s historic court

How about a little hint of “Hoosiers” in your holiday season?  It would be fun to know how many thousands of basketball games have been played on the wood court of ... Continue Reading →

Malachi Jaggers Christmas concert is Dec. 2 at Salem Chapel

Malachi Jaggers will present a Christmas concert on Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. at Salem Chapel United Methodist Church, 2802 E. Ind. 4, LaPorte. Bringing encouragement through his music, ... Continue Reading →

Treasures combined: Come visit with Kris Kringle and Fern at the museum Dec. 3, and view the historic Giese church, too

Information and photos from LaPorte County Historical Society LaPorte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz is a local treasure. Kris Kringle is an international treasure. Come and visit ... Continue Reading →