LaPorteans continue to show their appreciation for local officers

Story and photos by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Kellems (Click on photos to enlarge) Saturday, Jan. 9, marked the second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day across the ... Continue Reading →

After concert, Bethany gives $5,000 each to Jaycees Children’s Shopping Tour and Rebuilding Together LP County

On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, Bethany Lutheran Church of LaPorte distributed proceeds from its Nov. 14 Community Matters Benefit Concert that featured country star Dylan Scott and opening ... Continue Reading →

Presbyterian Church reveals its renovated interior

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte. 307 Kingsbury Ave., invites the community to tour its renovated interior Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 16-18, between 9 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

Help the LaPorte community help its own by ringing a bell and filling a kettle

  A message from Fran Milo, honorary chairperson of the LaPorte Salvation Army Kettle Drive: It is a great honor to serve once again as the Salvation Army’s Kettle Drive honorary ... Continue Reading →

LP Salvation Army could use some help ringin’ them bells

Press release from LaPorte Salvation Army When you hear the sounds of those little bells near the stores, it immediately brings to mind that this means you have to get serious about ... Continue Reading →

All creatures great and small: Blessings bestowed upon pets at shelter event

  Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Many four-legged creatures and their two-legged best friends gathered Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, for a pet blessing at the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Statue of Jesus outside Sacred Heart, over 100 years old, is knocked over and damaged

(Click on photos to enlarge) Update Oct. 2: Sacred Heart Pastor Ian Williams sent this message to WNLP regarding the damaged statue: “My heart was filled with sorrow when ... Continue Reading →

Help local folks stay cozy by donating items, cash to Bundle Up LaPorte

Numerous LaPorte organizations and businesses are once again uniting this fall for Bundle Up LaPorte, which collects winter clothing and funds to make sure local residents stay warm ... Continue Reading →

Music professional offers free handbell lessons to kids

  Story by Julie Dean Kessler; photo provided The community’s fifth graders through eighth graders can have a new experience — one not offered so often. The Presbyterian ... Continue Reading →

Local drug prevention groups receive donations to help “Save a Life”

Story and photos by WNLP intern Allison Todd (Click on photos to enlarge) Bethany Lutheran Church’s Save a Life Benefit Concert and Jeep Raffle resulted in donations of more than ... Continue Reading →