A bald eagle, a pileated woodpecker … and three goofballs

    Story by Beth Boardman; photos by Bob Wellinski In this time of necessary isolation and communication primarily by message, it’s a treat to share a fun moment with ... Continue Reading →

Caregivers must also care for themselves — financially

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. If you’re a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with an illness such as Alzheimer’s ... Continue Reading →

Kellems: a few idle thoughts

Column by WNLP’s Mike Kellems Sitting here at home waiting for the rain to start and a few idle thoughts popped into my head … Is there anything greater that ... Continue Reading →

Financial mistakes to avoid during retirement

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. When you retire, you’ve learned a lot about all sorts of things, helping you avoid some ... Continue Reading →

Learn now how college financial aid works

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Right now, the pandemic is causing chaos and uncertainty for colleges and students. But it won’t ... Continue Reading →

To the hit-and-run driver who killed Tara Stevens: turn yourself in

Column by WNLP’s Mike Kellems This is being written to an audience of one. Last week Tara Stevens, a 46-year-old mother died from injuries suffered after being struck by ... Continue Reading →

For those who have lost a spouse, take some time to plan

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte              If you’ve recently become a widow or widower, you’re obviously dealing ... Continue Reading →

Words to live by, from Father Judge, Victim 0001

  Column by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski Just a few weeks ago our nation recalled the nineteenth anniversary of when we came under attack. Nearly 3,000 Americans were killed on ... Continue Reading →

Kellems: a few idle thoughts

Column by WNLP’s Mike Kellems How about that railroad crossing on Orchard Avenue? Could it be any more difficult and bone jarring to cross? Do the people who “fix” ... Continue Reading →

Think carefully during open enrollment time

Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte       It’s that time of year again, where, if you work for a medium-to-large employer, you’ve ... Continue Reading →