Some fuzzy-faced city police officers make kids’ day

Photos and information provided Maybe a few of these guys stopped in the shaving aisle to pick up a few items for themselves. On Dec. 15, 2018, several officers from the LaPorte City ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots — wait, that’s not Indiana

Here are some stunning shots of a landscape just a tad west of LaPorte. Mike Kellems emailed these on behalf of Mike Lindsay. Mike and his wife Denise are from LaPorte; Mike was ... Continue Reading →

Update: County recycling program offers more info on bringing in prescription bottles

UPDATE DEC. 17: WNLP has gotten some inquiries on whether the prescription bottles brought in for recycling have to be completely clean of residue once the personal information is ... Continue Reading →

Pet Photos 2018 draws everything from a tiny hedgehog to a medium-sized donkey

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski, story by Beth Boardman (Many more of Bob’s merry photos below story) “Are you going tomorrow?” I asked Bob. “Are you kidding?” he replied. ... Continue Reading →

Bates & Rogers & KOP (and a little personal connection)

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian As early as 1937, the Ordnance Department had started making studies on what to do to prepare for war. As a result, there was considerable ... Continue Reading →

426 acres annexed in prime location for development in Michigan City

Information provided The City of Michigan City and its economic development commission (EDCMC) have annexed 426 acres of land for commercial and industrial development. Among owners ... Continue Reading →

Holiday at the Pops concert enchants a capacity crowd at Civic

Photos (below story) by Bob Wellinski, story by Mike Kellems For the 24th year, the Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte brought thousands of folks together Saturday night, Dec. 8, 2018, ... Continue Reading →

Attack on Pearl Harbor was 77 years ago, but LaPorte industries had a jump on the war effort

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by LaPorte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz was originally published by WNLP in 2009. It is being re-posted here in honor of the 77th anniversary of ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: “The Nibbler”

Perhaps this little guy has studied Rodin’s great sculpture, “The Thinker,” but has chosen a more culinary theme. He poses perfectly atop a lovely autumn display ... Continue Reading →

Physician, eternal optimist, church musician, Slicer, LaPortean. More than 400 gather to honor Dr. Tamara O’Neal

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems and Bob Wellinski While a heartbreaking event, it also became a uniting and uplifting community event. Nearly 500 family members, friends and complete ... Continue Reading →