Burger will play chapel organ Aug. 2

All are invited to attend a free concert in the LaPorte Hospital Chapel at noon on Friday, Aug. 2.  William “Bill” Burger, a local organist, will perform a wide variety ... Continue Reading →

We’re under an Excessive Heat Warning through Saturday; here are cooling stations, precautions and more

Wasn’t it just the other day that we were pining for warmer weather? Mother Nature strikes again with a wry sense of humor as she sends temperatures and humidity soaring through ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital’s A Taste of Wellness is Aug. 1 

Information provided A Taste of Wellness is back by popular demand!  LaPorte Hospital is hosting another Taste of Wellness Event, this time at its Lifeworks Campus at 3777 Frontage ... Continue Reading →

Pat Travers Band headlines LaPorte firefighters’ Rock the Park July 20

The LaPorte Firefighters will present its annual Rock the Park event at Fox Park on July 20. All proceeds from the event go back to the community in the form of local scholarships, ... Continue Reading →

Terra Verde Garden Club announces 2019 Green Thumb Award winners

Photos and information provided Terra Verde Garden Club’s Green Thumb awards for the 2019 season have been selected. The purpose of these awards is to recognize gardeners who show ... Continue Reading →

Let’s enjoy a quiet moment in the country

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems The parade is over; the fair is over. Maybe it’s time to pour a cup of coffee, take a deep breath and savor a scene from nature at its most beautiful. From ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 4

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski If you can’t make it to the fair, or even if you can, it’s fun savoring the slices of local Americana that Bob captures so well. Enjoy part ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 2

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Monday at the fair featured sheep (some stubborn), including a peewee sheep show that allows 4-H’ers to work with youngsters in showing sheep. The ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 3

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Where’s the beef? Right here! The show arena was filled with beef all day for 4-H judging. Chase Rosenbaum (7th photo below) came away with the ... Continue Reading →

Julie West-Schroeder receives state award for her Play for Jake work

State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) recently presented the Circle of Corydon award to LaPorte’s Julie West-Schroeder for her advocacy work with the Play for Jake Foundation. The ... Continue Reading →