Shelter’s Animal Care Camp featured a baa baa here and a woof woof there, and a whole lot in between

Photos by shelter staff and Bob Wellinski (first 3 by Bob) How do you milk a goat? How do you rescue a rat? An eager passel of 75 kids know the answers to these questions and more after ... Continue Reading →

June 30 is deadline to enter state’s Agricultural Photo Contest

Information from State Rep. Jim Pressel’s office Hoosiers can showcase the hard work and contributions of Indiana farmers, and the beauty of the state’s agricultural landscape, ... Continue Reading →

More than 200 gather to remember the reason for the day; take a minute to absorb Bob’s photos

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Monday’s severe weather held off to allow people to gather at the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheatre in Fox Park for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Girl Scouts learn EMS gives out furry friends, donate to stash    

From the LaPorte County EMS: “Our crews gave a rig tour to the young ladies of Girl Scout Troop 51010 (in May 2019). During their tour the girls discovered the we keep stuffed animals ... Continue Reading →

Photographer Bob Wellinski is honored as Historian of the Year

Information and photos provided The 2019 Historian of the Year award was presented at the May 21, 2019, dinner/meeting of the La Porte County Historical Society Inc. Chairperson of ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Audubon would be proud

Count the colors! Our Bob Wellinski got these shots of a couple of feathered gems: a bluebird resting in a crabapple tree, and a Baltimore oriole snacking on some apple blossoms. Continue Reading →

Shelter open house honors the late Virginia and Delbert Stevens, Roger Bernard, and the dedicated team that keeps the place humming every day

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems (scroll down for photos) Saturday afternoon’s beautiful weather provided the perfect backdrop for the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter’s ... Continue Reading →

Once inside, LPHS Prom attendees forgot the rain and danced the night away

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski OK, it was not a good night for outdoor photos. But the real fun starts at the Civic Auditorium on LaPorte High School Prom night, and the May 11, 2019, ... Continue Reading →

How’s your basement? Homeowners, motorists, farmers all treading water

Photos and story by Mike Kellems  Rain, rain … go away, please! Following three days of on-and-off rain that totaled about 3.3 inches through Wednesday morning, May 1, 2019, ... Continue Reading →

All right. Who’s the smart aleck who ordered this?

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Um, think of it as a fluffy adornment to spring’s blooms. Giant snowflakes went “splotch” on flora, fauna and everything else Saturday, ... Continue Reading →