Libraries 360 mobile classroom aims to educate students, teachers on needed local career skills

Press release provided The LaPorte County Public Library is adding a mobile classroom. Over the last several years LPCPL has developed a close partnership with county school corporations ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Physician Network welcomes new cardiologist, family medicine physician and obstetrics/gynecology specialist

Information provided LaPorte Physician Network has recently welcomed three new physicians: — Dr. Andleeb Bangash, a cardiologist, is now welcoming new patients at 901 Lincolnway, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital Receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation, providing necessary care, resources to patients with heart attack symptoms

Press release provided The American College of Cardiology has recognized LaPorte Hospital for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Chessie Trail Phase 1 dedication is March 29; signage and signals are ready to go

Information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Department  After months of anticipation, the City of LaPorte will dedicate the first phase of the Chessie Trail, a mile-long stretch ... Continue Reading →

What’s the score? Who cares? Faculty and students take the court for charity

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski The scoreboard displayed a 62-59 faculty victory thanks to fun-loving tampering with the score throughout the game, much like Florida’s election results ... Continue Reading →

Guest opinion: It’s past time for new approaches to address Indiana’s voter turnout problems

Submitted by Leigh Morris Voter turnout is a concern across the country but it’s especially problematic in Indiana, where it has been lagging for years. It hit rock bottom in 2014 ... Continue Reading →

Add this to your list of highway work to perhaps avoid: U.S. 20 and Ind. 2 “dogbone” project to begin March 18

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that work will begin Monday, March 18, 2019, to improve the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ind. 2 east of LaPorte, near ... Continue Reading →

VITA reps will prepare your taxes for free at LaPorte Salvation Army

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is offering free preparation of federal and state income tax returns at the LaPorte Salvation Army, 3240 Monroe St. The VITA volunteers ... Continue Reading →

Credit union donates to Steady Stitchers for volunteer sewing projects

Members Advantage Credit Union recently donated $500 to the Steady Stitchers to boost their effort to aid people in need in the local community. Steady Stitchers, a local non-profit ... Continue Reading →

Flashback: Sen. Birch Bayh visits “enemy camp” at LP County Fair ca. 1980

Photo by Bob Wellinski Former U.S. Senator from Indiana Birch Bayh, who passed away March 14, 2019, at age 91, was best remembered as a champion of girls’ and women’s rights, ... Continue Reading →