As spring breaks, newly improved Luhr County Park is the place to be

  Photos and information from La Porte County Park Department The La Porte County Park Department has many new improvements and amenities at Luhr Park, so bring the whole family ... Continue Reading →

La Porte to get $455,499, MC to get $679,140 in HUD grants to support affordable housing

  Information from Inside Indiana Business The City of La Porte will receive $455,499 and the City of Michigan City will receive $679,140 in HUD funding, the U.S. Department ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: reluctant moon

  Corey Goers took this shot of the moon reluctantly giving way to the sun early Friday morning. If you have a Great Shot to share, email it as a .jpeg to wnlp@whatsnewlaporte.com. ... Continue Reading →

Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall: Businesses were in every La Porte neighborhood

    WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present the fourth of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. WNLP readers’ many ... Continue Reading →

Kesling Student Council gathers funds, food for Salvation Army pantry

  Photos and story submitted by Cindy Ault The Kesling Intermediate School Student Council recently organized a food drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. Council members ... Continue Reading →

Community briefs

  Pressel backs House bill protecting small businesses during pandemic From State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie: “Indiana is making great strides in bouncing back ... Continue Reading →

How can women overcome obstacles to financial security?

  On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of course, women still tend to encounter ... Continue Reading →

36,865 days into it, Susan Mish Cichon has this “living well” thing all figured out

  As of Monday, another 365 days will have come and gone and one La Portean is ready for more golf viewing, more wine, more baking and more china painting. And possibly jury duty. All ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: stirring sight

  Like every other creature on Earth, this bald eagle wants to get out and enjoy the sunshine as it soars low over a field in Rolling Prairie. What a shot by Heather Mougin. WNLP ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Street Department is filling potholes; report their locations

  From La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody: “Roads and infrastructure are a top priority. Our Street Department’s new total tank will help us to fill potholes throughout the winter ... Continue Reading →