LCSO children’s concerts renamed in honor of V. Michael Drayton

 At the opening subscription concert of the 2019-20 season, the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors surprised longtime board member and former chair, ... Continue Reading →

Symphony’s music swells for veterans at special concert

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra presented “Dance! Tribute to our Veterans” Nov. 9, 2019, at the Civic. Guest Conductor ... Continue Reading →

The game is incomplete without the LPHS Marching Band

WNLP photos and story by Mike Kellems They work tirelessly through the summer and typically their practices, on hot asphalt, begin before football practice and end after the football ... Continue Reading →

Symphony adds 3 student apprentices for 2019-20 season

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra has selected three high school musicians to be a part of the ensemble for the 2019-20 season. They are: Alyse Ames – flute Logan Gard – clarinet Afyah ... Continue Reading →

6,000-plus kids treated to La Porte County Symphony’s concert just for them

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Thousands of students were once again treated to the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra’s Children’s Concert in October 2019. ... Continue Reading →

Most gaze toward the lake when they’re at Unity Park; now, look down, too

Information provided Unity Foundation of La Porte County had to get creative to thank donors for their support of Unity Park, a two-acre area on beautiful Pine Lake, which is now home ... Continue Reading →

Unity Foundation to unveil public artwork to honor Unity Park donors

Unity Foundation of La Porte County will host an Art Reveal in honor of people who have donated to Unity Park on the shore of Pine Lake. The reveal of this new public piece of art ... Continue Reading →

Stop by, look closer and learn more about La Porte County — all 108 feet of it

Bob’s photos above show the ribbon cutting as well as some he took in July when assistant artist Billy Pozzo was working on the mural. WNLP story and photos by ... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Lane, Joe Stewart top talented field of Hoosier Star contestants

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski Although Joe Stewart and Rebecca Lane walked away with top honors during the 13th annual Hoosier Star competition, it could be said that ... Continue Reading →

Meet the man behind the mural at Sept. 17 historical society meeting

The LaPorte County Historical Society will present “The Making of the Mural” and “The Present and Future of Downtown LaPorte” at its Sept. 17, 2019, meeting and potluck dinner ... Continue Reading →