Pre-retirees should plan now for health care costs

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. If you’re close to retirement, you’ll have several financial issues to consider. ... Continue Reading →

Maple School, Mr. Howard, Kemp’s — and the bully

  WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present here the second of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. On Jan. 5, WNLP posted ... Continue Reading →

Kellems on the vaccine: piece of cake!

  Story and photo by WNLP’s Mike Kellems I thought it would be good to share my experience getting the COVID-19 vaccine shot with the loyal readers of WNLP.  As a certified ... Continue Reading →

Column: It’s past time for new approaches to state voter turnout problem

  Column by Leigh E. Morris  Although participation increased in the 2020 General Election in Indiana and across the country, voter turnout is (or should be) a major concern.  ... Continue Reading →

Dear disrespectful drivers: You’re idiots

  Column and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems Can we talk? As you’re well aware, starting on New Year’s Eve, Old Man Winter made a visit and left an angry calling card ... Continue Reading →

Avoid tapping into your 401(k) early  

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. If you’ve been contributing for many years to your 401(k) or similar retirement plan, ... Continue Reading →

Native La Portean writes of her childhood “on Niles Street in the early 1930s”

  By Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall  WNLP editor’s note: Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall grew up in La Porte and now lives in Del Mar, Calif. She graduated from La Porte High School ... Continue Reading →

Bob Wellinski: We made it. And we’re the better for it.

  By WNLP’s Bob Wellinski “A very Merry Christmas And a happy New Year Let’s hope it’s a good one Without any fear”   John Lennon- “Happy Xmas (War ... Continue Reading →

Mike Kellems: There were positives in 2020. Yes, there were. I said, yes, there were.

  By WNLP’s Mike Kellems It is 2021! I honestly don’t know if I’ve ever wanted a year to end as much as I have as 2020. I said before that I didn’t want to review all ... Continue Reading →

Time for financial resolutions for the New Year

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte.  Many of us probably felt that 2020 lasted a very long time. But now that 2021 is upon ... Continue Reading →