Great Shots: Was that a hang glider?

From Mary Ketchmark of Wanatah: “For the last two years I’ve been taking photos of a pair of bald eagles that live in Valpo. Last year they had two eaglets and this year ... Continue Reading →

Vintage military convoy turns heads as it travels through LaPorte

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems What may have appeared to be a military invasion on the Maple City early Monday morning, Aug. 19, 2019, was actually a convoy of antique and modern ... Continue Reading →

Students, teachers settle in at the new Kesling Intermediate School, LaPorte Middle School campus

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, marked the start of a new era for students in grades 5-8 in LaPorte Community Schools. The new Kesling campus — which includes ... Continue Reading →

Kids make it official: This is Fort La PLAY Porte

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski (story below photos)   “Just listen — you hear those squeals and laughter? That’s what it’s all about.” The ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: bridge under troubled auto

Alex Mason sent us this shot of a car whose driver decided to try to beat the clock as the Franklin Street drawbridge went up Friday evening, Aug. 2, 2019. The result: The bridge ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: unfriendly and friendly skies, and a big nap buddy

These first two shots below were taken Saturday, July 20, and sent by Mike Kellems: “Same storm, different perspective … the top photo was taken by Tim Shortt Saturday evening ... Continue Reading →

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 →