Students pursuing criminal justice careers may apply for sheriff’s association scholarships

Press release provided   LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd has announced that the Indiana Sheriff’s Association (ISA) will again award scholarships to qualified high school seniors ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Mayor Krentz, chosen by GOP caucus in 2017, won’t seek a full term in 2019 election

LaPorte Mayor Mark Krentz announced Jan. 1, 2019, that he will not seek a full term as LaPorte mayor in the 2019 city election. Krentz was elected by GOP caucus on Aug. 11, 2017, to ... Continue Reading →

Unity Foundation announces 2 LP County recipients of 4-year, full-tuition scholarships

Information provided Two outstanding LaPorte County students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships as Unity Foundation of LaPorte County 2019 Lilly Endowment ... Continue Reading →

LPHS students fill 80-plus stockings for military members

(Photo and information provided) The LaPorte Slicer Student Athletic Council recently coordinated, in conjunction with Cutler Funeral Home, the stuffing of more than 80 stockings to ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students make blankets for local kids in stressful situations

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office On Nov. 19, 2018, New Prairie High School students in Natalie Spevak’s Mentor Class presented LaPorte County Sheriff ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Football Coach Dave Sharpe announces his resignation

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems Surrounded by photos of his family, LaPorte Slicer Football Coach Dave Sharpe announced his resignation from the Slicer program Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

10 local high school seniors are finalists for full-tuition Lilly Endowment scholarship

Unity Foundation of LaPorte County congratulates the 10 local high school seniors named as LaPorte County finalists for the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Two students ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Band ends its season by clinching 2nd place at State

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed 2nd at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Scholastic A Class State Championship Finals Oct. 27, 2018, at Mt. Vernon ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte students of all ages now have access to medical care at new Slicer Health Clinic

Photos by Bob Wellinski Information from Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte The Slicer Health Clinic, a service of LaPorte Physician Network, is now open to serve all students within ... Continue Reading →

Riley, LPHS are among 34 Indiana Gold Star Schools

Information from IDOE Riley Elementary School and LaPorte High School were named 2018 Gold Star Schools by the Indiana Department of Education on Oct. 11, 2018. Riley is a first-time ... Continue Reading →