Mr. Audubon would be proud

Count the colors! Our Bob Wellinski got these shots of a couple of feathered gems: a bluebird resting in a crabapple tree, and a Baltimore oriole snacking on some apple blossoms. Continue Reading →

Foodie Tuesdays food trucks will return to Unity Park this summer

Foodie Tuesdays  food trucks, offering a delicious variety of lunch fare, will return to Unity Park from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 4-Aug. 6. The schedule includes: SmoqTruq ... Continue Reading →

Shelter open house honors the late Virginia and Delbert Stevens, Roger Bernard, and the dedicated team that keeps the place humming every day

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems (scroll down for photos) Saturday afternoon’s beautiful weather provided the perfect backdrop for the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s ... Continue Reading →

Scholarship available to students seeking a career in surgical environment

LaPorte and Porter County students seeking a career in the surgical environment may apply for an award of up to $5,000 through the Maria Petti Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →

“You Can Be a Nurse,” Franciscan Health nurses show Edgewood Elementary kids

In celebration of National Nurses Week, nursing team members from Franciscan Health Michigan City presented their annual “You Can Be a Nurse” program at Edgewood Elementary School. ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Class of 1969 invites alum to gather July 6

LaPorte High School’s Class of 1969 is celebrating its 50-year class reunion July 6, 2019, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. Reunion details are available at lphs69.com. Inquiries ... Continue Reading →

It’s National Police Week; please pay tribute and thank all officers

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems This week is National Police Week and Wednesday, May 15, was National Peace Officer Memorial Day, a day set aside, by law, to recognize those ... Continue Reading →

Fox Park to get new playground equipment

The LaPorte Park and Recreation Department announced that a new play structure (artist’s rendering above) will be installed in May 2019 in Fox Park. “The design, for ages 5-12, ... Continue Reading →

Kankakee existed as a whistle-stop (but Rolling Prairie won the name game)

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian Early in the history of La Porte County, there were those attempting to promote the name of Kankakee for the village of Rolling Prairie. ... Continue Reading →

Once inside, LPHS Prom attendees forgot the rain and danced the night away

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski OK, it was not a good night for outdoor photos. But the real fun starts at the Civic Auditorium on LaPorte High School Prom night, and the May 11, 2019, ... Continue Reading →