How should investors respond to inflation?

  For more than a decade, inflation has been essentially dormant. In recent months, though, economists have expected an uptick but were still surprised by the sharp jump in the ... Continue Reading →

Arlene Lighthall: still doing chores – the La Porte way

  WNLP editor’s note: Here’s another chapter from the memoirs of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall. Arlene, who now lives in Del Mar, Calif., grew up in La Porte. ... Continue Reading →

Discuss financial goals with your family

  June is Effective Communications Month. And it’s a good idea to recognize the importance of good communications because it plays a role in almost every aspect of living – ... Continue Reading →

Youths’ missions prompt this adult to ask: What will I do for anyone now?”

  Column by Julie Kessler, non-commissioned lay pastor of The Presbyterian Church of La Porte When the youth group leader at our church asked if the kids could help out at our ... Continue Reading →

The heart of Ron Clindaniel

  WNLP editor’s note: Upon hearing of former teacher and coach Ron Clindaniel’s passing on May 31, 2021, local sports historian Matt Werner offered to write this column for ... Continue Reading →

Financial tips for the self-employed

  Being self-employed has some benefits: You get to choose your own hours, you don’t have to count “vacation days” and you’ll never worry about getting downsized. On the ... Continue Reading →

The Indy 500 is this La Portean’s Super Bowl, World Series and Stanley Cup Playoff all rolled into one

  Story and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems The 105th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing will be held this Sunday and for more than half of of the previous races, ... Continue Reading →

A chance encounter leads to a frank discussion and mutual respect

  By WNLP’s Mike Kellems I had a great encounter last week while working and wanted to share it with our loyal readers. I was on the afternoon security shift ... Continue Reading →

The South Shore Uptown stop: end of an era

  WNLP editor’s note: This story and photo are being reposted courtesy of reporter Igor Studenkov and Streetsblog Chicago (chi.streetsblog.org).  Friday, April 30, marked ... Continue Reading →

Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall: spring cleaning

  WNLP editor’s note: Here’s another chapter from the memoirs of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall. Arlene, who now lives in Del Mar, Calif., grew up in La Porte. ... Continue Reading →