What better day than this for a sunny suspension of reality, thanks to Mike Kellems?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Pour a hot morning brew and escape from reality by gazing at Mike’s photos. Photos and story by Mike Kellems I know this may seem like bad timing to some, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Water Department offers tips on pipes, faucets during this extremely cold weather

From the LaPorte Water Department Jan. 28: “With the extreme cold snap almost here, people are wondering whether they should run a trickle of water to keep pipes from freezing. And ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Service League makes blankets for kids, adults in need

Information provided LaPorte Service League is hoping to warm a few hearts over the winter months with a donation of homemade fleece blankets to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department. ... Continue Reading →

A major export here in the late 1800s/early 1900s? Ice. Huge slabs of ice.

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian Although the Old Farmer’s Almanac came into existence in 1873, it is doubtful that local ice house owners relied on it for weather ... Continue Reading →

On Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and every day, doff your cap to our cops

WNLP column by Mike Kellems Today, Jan. 9, 2019, is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. This day is an opportunity for the citizens of our communities to express their appreciation ... Continue Reading →

Oh, the weather outside’s disturbing, but the sky is so alluring

WNLP photo by Bob Wellinski In our beloved “Snow Belt,” temps in the 50s and no snow on the ground at this point in January just ain’t right. Still, it made for a stunning sky ... Continue Reading →

Boiler up! Thank you, Tyler, for your unending spirit

EDITOR’S NOTE: Tyler Trent passed away Jan. 1, 2019, after inspiring, and being embraced by, the entire Purdue community. WNLP column by Mike Kellems Despite New Year’s Day ... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year! Enjoy these exceptional WNLP shots from 2018

It’s always eye-opening to comb through a year’s worth of WNLP posts and relive the many moments of beauty and emotion that took place, captured by our wonderful photographers ... Continue Reading →

City councilman: Is Fishtrap Lake for sale to the highest bidder?

UPDATE DEC. 28: The LaPorte City Council ultimately annexed the Fishtrap Lake property at the Dec. 27 meeting. For more information, click on this link: https://www.heraldargus.com/news/city-annexes-fishtrap-lake-property/article_08a7839a-1a97-506e-aed6-a1978b2b2f61.html  ... Continue Reading →

Merry Christmas from WNLP! Enjoy these yuletide scenes from the past

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