WNLP’s Mike Kellems: 2nd round of vaccine was no picnic, but still worth it

  Column by WNLP’s Mike Kellems I thought this might be a good opportunity to update WNLP’s readers on my progress following my second COVID-19 vaccine shot in February. You ... Continue Reading →

Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall: Businesses were in every La Porte neighborhood

    WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present the fourth of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. WNLP readers’ many ... Continue Reading →

How can women overcome obstacles to financial security?

  On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of course, women still tend to encounter ... Continue Reading →

Kellems: Lt. Gene Lasco, killed at the Indiana State Prison, is a hero

  By WNLP’s Mike Kellems We suffered the loss of a public servant this week when Indiana Department of Correction Lt. Gene Lasco was killed at the Indiana State ... Continue Reading →

What can investors learn from 2020?

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. Now that we’re a few weeks removed from 2020, it’s a good time to reflect on such ... Continue Reading →

La Portean Hazel Harrison: someone you should know during Black History Month

  By La Porte County Historian Bruce Johnson Hazel Lucille Harrison was born May 12, 1883, the only child of Hiram and Olive Jane Harrison. The family lived at 1306 Clay St. in ... Continue Reading →

Financial gifts for your valentine

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic may be putting a hold on dinner at the charming ... Continue Reading →

Put tax-smart investment moves to work

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. We’re now well into what’s known as Tax Season. If your income in 2020 was affected ... Continue Reading →

Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall: “The Wizard of Oz,” the Civic, and Armistice Day

  WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present here the third of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. Earlier in January, WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Remote work may offer financial benefits

  Jennie Girton, CRPC, is a financial advisor with Edward Jones, 601 State St., La Porte. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have been forced to work from home. But once ... Continue Reading →