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 →

LaPorte native Antony Zeller wins Emmy for Netflix series episode

LaPorte native Antony Zeller, a 1992 graduate of LaPorte High School, was awarded an Emmy Saturday evening, Sept. 8, 2018. Zeller won the Emmy as the Supervising Foley Editor on an ... Continue Reading →

Singing Company of LP County accepting registrations for children’s choir, adding adult chorus

Registration for the Singing Company of LaPorte County’s Children’s Choir 2018/2019 season is now open. Children in grades 2-8 can have the chance to sing with a full symphony ... Continue Reading →

Dance Foundation of LaPorte christens its new downtown location

The Dance Foundation of LaPorte recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate their opening in downtown LaPorte at 910 1/2 Lincolnway. The ribbon cutting was administered by the Greater ... Continue Reading →

Pageant of Drums delivers thrilling thunder and pizzazz

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski If you drove by Michigan City’s Ames Field Sunday evening, June 23, 2018, that wasn’t thunder you heard. Eight drum and bugle corps from across the ... Continue Reading →

Maestro Bauman bids goodbye at memorable LP symphony concert

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Oh, what it night! The May 5, 2018, LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra season finale was nothing short of outstanding, and it ended with ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Winter Guard closes season with semifinalist placing at World Championships

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard competed at the Winter Guard International World Championships held in Dayton, OH, on April 12, 13 and 14. Prelims for the 59 Scholastic Open ... Continue Reading →

Bauman will take his final bow with LaPorte County Symphony at May 5 concert

LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra is proud to present Maestro Philip J. Bauman’s “From Hollywood to Broadway” on May 5 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. The concert begins at ... Continue Reading →

Kesling Middle School poster artist wins district contest, advances to state

Information provided In Fall 2017, Kesling art classes designed world peace posters for a worldwide Lions Club contest. In November 2017, 7th grader Erik Garcia-Perez won at Kesling, ... Continue Reading →

Conductor Bauman issues statement regarding his leaving symphony post

EDITOR’S NOTE: The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra announced in a March 6 press release that Philip Bauman would be stepping down as its conductor in May. (See that release at https://whatsnewlaporte.com/2018/03/06/bauman-stepping-down-as-lp-symphony-conductor/). ... Continue Reading →