Free job training available amid COVID-19

State Rep. Jim Pressel is reminding local residents that free job training to qualifying Hoosers is available — an important resource, in light of the current pandemic. “Many ... Continue Reading →

Governor announces $44 million in aid for economic recovery

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced Friday several new economic recovery initiatives designed to bolster critical relief efforts while encouraging long-term planning and investments ... Continue Reading →

TransPorte extends free rides through June

La Porte residents can continue riding with TransPorte for free through the month of June, Manager Beth West said. The transportation service began its essential-only free rides when ... Continue Reading →

La Porte City Hall sees first confirmed coronavirus case

A La Porte City Hall employee recently tested positive for COVID-19, Mayor Tom Dermody announced Wednesday. “This news is a sobering reminder to all of us that the coronavirus situation ... Continue Reading →

Different stages of life call for different approaches to risk

Jennie Girton, CRPC,  is a financial  advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.  As an investor, you’ll always need to deal with risk of some kind. But how can you manage ... Continue Reading →

Former La Portean Matthew Wellinski helps Air Force receive over $2 million in extra funding

La Porte native Matthew Wellinski continues to make his mark with the U.S. Air Force. Wellinski, a geographic information system (GIS) specialist for Woolpert,  discovered data anomalies ... Continue Reading →

SWD announces Memorial Day recycling schedule

The La Porte County Solid Waste District reminds that the office will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. There will be a one day delay  in the recycling pickup schedule ... Continue Reading →

LP Hospital construction delayed; disinfecting and further testing planned

     Following reports that construction at the new hospital has been suspended because 10 workers have tested posted for COVID-19, La Porte Hospital has issued the following statement:   ... Continue Reading →

Commission seeks to intervene in request that ratepayers cover cost of utilities’ lost revenue

The LaPorte County Commissioners have vowed to fight Indiana’s investor-owned utilities efforts to have the cost of lost revenues incurred from the COVID-19 crisis imposed on ... Continue Reading →

HFL leads data coordination and support efforts during COVID-19

The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has released the following to WNLP:  When the pandemic became very real for LaPorte County, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) did what ... Continue Reading →