Folks pack Stone Lake Beach for Red Wine and Brew

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Hundreds stormed Stone Lake Beach Wednesday night, July 3, to hear headliner Rodney Atkins, enjoy fireworks and brews, and more at Red Wine and Brew. It ... Continue Reading →

Where’d they go? Don’t worry; the Arts in the Park structures will be back soon, better than ever

A June 26 message from the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department: “Construction on the improvements to the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater in Fox Park started this morning with ... Continue Reading →

HannaFest 2019 seeks crafters, food vendors, flea marketers and artists

The annual HannaFest is seeking vendors to sell their arts, crafts, and food items in the park on Aug. 10, 2019, in the town of Hanna. Booths in the park are approximately 12×12 ... Continue Reading →

Hoosier Star finalists are announced

Information provided The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra will proudly present the 14th annual Hoosier Star competition on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at 7 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium ... Continue Reading →

Little Theatre Patron Drive is under way; “Little Shop of Horrors” is first up this season

Information provided Get your season tickets now for the LaPorte Little Theatre’s upcoming season. All shows go on sale to the public on July 1.  Reserve your show dates in advance! ... Continue Reading →

U2 joins Underwood: WLOI and its new FM Rock 106.5 add classic jams

  La Porte has a new 24-hour Rock station at 106.5 FM. ROCK 106.5 signed on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, and includes the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show in the mornings. ROCK ... Continue Reading →

Mural depicting LaPorte’s history to be created at Plaza 618

Information from Downtown LaPorte Main Street Association Plaza 618 in downtown LaPorte has a 108-foot blank wall … but not for long! Soon it will feature a mural created by Indiana-based ... Continue Reading →

Dates set for Roland Hockett exhibit at museum: June 8-Oct. 5

The LaPorte County Historical Society Museum will be hosting an art exhibition of works by former LaPorte resident Roland Lee Hockett. Born in LaPorte and a 1956 graduate of LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Mayberry ain’t got nothing on LaPorte on a summer Wednesday evening

Story and photos by Mike Kellems In episode 4 of season 4 of the Andy Griffith Show, which originally aired on Oct. 21, 1963, the town of Mayberry is thrown into a tizzy following a ... Continue Reading →

LPHS music legend Mickey Stisher and his wife Teri are retiring; join in a celebration June 2

Photo and information provided The LaPorte Marching Band invites the community to join its celebration of Mickey and Teri Stisher as they retire after 31 years of serving and educating ... Continue Reading →