Let’s enjoy a quiet moment in the country

WNLP photos by Mike Kellems The parade is over; the fair is over. Maybe it’s time to pour a cup of coffee, take a deep breath and savor a scene from nature at its most beautiful. From ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 4

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski If you can’t make it to the fair, or even if you can, it’s fun savoring the slices of local Americana that Bob captures so well. Enjoy part ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 2

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Monday at the fair featured sheep (some stubborn), including a peewee sheep show that allows 4-H’ers to work with youngsters in showing sheep. The ... Continue Reading →

The fair by Wellinski, part 3

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Where’s the beef? Right here! The show arena was filled with beef all day for 4-H judging. Chase Rosenbaum (7th photo below) came away with the ... Continue Reading →

Welcome to the LaPorte County Fair!

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski  4-H! 4-H! 4-H! Never forget this uppermost importance of the LaPorte County Fair. Wellinski captured these photos during the fair’s commencement.   Continue Reading →

Folks pack Stone Lake Beach for Red Wine and Brew

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Hundreds stormed Stone Lake Beach Wednesday night, July 3, to hear headliner Rodney Atkins, enjoy fireworks and brews, and more at Red Wine and Brew. It ... Continue Reading →

2019 Jaycees parade: steamy, but still spectacular

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Wellinski goofed off as usual July 4, 2019, and took only 2,900 photos. Two thousand, nine hundred photos. Slacker. He and the editor pared them down a ... Continue Reading →

Classic scenes from LaPorte’s 4th, courtesy of historical society

Photos provided by LaPorte County Historical Society (Click on photos to enlarge) Let’s celebrate the heritage of the LaPorte Jaycees and their annual parade with these fascinating ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Wellinski captures the dramatic

If you’ve kept a log of our weather over the last few months — well, forget it. We’ve experienced all four seasons. Earlier this week, as the heat and humidity settled ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: blues, grays and purples

Our readers have provided us with some springtime shots reflecting the rarely bright and often rainy skies. We especially thank Shannon Woods for her contributions. If you have a Great ... Continue Reading →