LPHS Winter Guard takes a first

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard won the Scholastic Open Class at the Midwest Color Guard Circuit Contest Feb. 10, 2019, at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, IL. Complete ... Continue Reading →

Holiday at the Pops concert enchants a capacity crowd at Civic

Photos (below story) by Bob Wellinski, story by Mike Kellems For the 24th year, the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte brought thousands of folks together Saturday night, Dec. 8, 2018, ... Continue Reading →

Country star Sara Evans brings her sparkle to the Civic for a good cause

WNLP photos and information by Mike Kellems Country performer Sara Evans brightened a dreary night weatherwise with her touring show, “At Christmas,” on Nov. 25, 2018, at ... Continue Reading →

The fascinating faces of Maestro Ger

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski A tornado (a good kind) blew through the Civic Nov. 10, 2018, in the form of one Russell Ger. With a level of energy that left the crowd agape, Ger pleaded ... Continue Reading →

Steck sounds “Taps” on 11th day at 11th hour

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski LaPorte’s own Chuck Steck was among trumpet players and buglers around the world who honored those who served and fell in World War I on Nov. 11, ... Continue Reading →

How was 30th Children’s Concert received by the young ones? Check out Bob’s photos

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Hundreds of students from LaPorte and surrounding school systems lit up the Civic Auditorium with smiles at the LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra’s ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band places 2nd at Plymouth

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed second in the Scholastic A Class at the Plymouth Harvest Festival of Bands Saturday, Sept. 29.  The band also won the award for ... Continue Reading →

Former LaPortean Nate Santana to appear on “Chicago Med” for several episodes

Photo and information provided by Lisa Santana  LaPorte High School graduate Nate Santana will be appearing on “Chicago Med” starting Sept. 26. The series’ season ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band gets a 1st at Penn Invitational

  The LaPorte High School Marching Band won the Scholastic A Class at the Penn Invitational Sept. 22, 2018.  Complete Scholastic A Class results follow: LaPorte        ... Continue Reading →

Jacob Griffin and Mike Green reign supreme at 2018 Hoosier Star competition

WNLP photos (many more below) and story by Bob Wellinski Once again, many talented voices graced the ears of those who attended Hoosier Star at the Civic Auditorium Saturday, Sept. ... Continue Reading →