LP Healthcare Foundation, school representatives launch drug prevention program

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; information provided The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte hosted a Partners in Prevention Celebration and Training event on Friday, Sept. 13, at ... 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 →

Want to be a master gardener? Enroll now for class

A Purdue Extension Master Gardener training program will be offered in LaPorte County beginning Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, and continuing until Dec. 19, on Thursday evenings from 6 to ... Continue Reading →

Lilly Endowment/Unity Foundation offering 2 full-tuition, 4-year scholarships

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available on Unity Foundation of LaPorte County’s website at www.uflc.net.  Through support of Independent Colleges of ... Continue Reading →

Learn how to be a tutor at READ LaPorte County roundtable July 30

A roundtable for tutors volunteering for READ LaPorte County Inc. will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, in Meeting Room B at LaPorte County Public Library, 904 Indiana Ave. ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Citizens give their opinions on INDOT proposals for Cougar Road

UPDATE JULY 25: To read feedback from the INDOT public meeting, click on this WSBT story: https://wsbt.com/news/local/mixed-opinions-surrounding-plan-to-change-traffic-flow-at-cougar-road-and-sr-2 ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte, Westville students receive PNW scholarships

Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Office of Concurrent Enrollment awarded its first scholarships to area high school students who participated in the concurrent enrollment program. The ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Farm Bureau presents scholarships

LaPorte County Farm Bureau Inc. recently held its summer picnic at Luhr County Park. Former LaPorte mayor Blair Milo, now secretary of Career Connections and Talent for the State ... Continue Reading →

Aviation Camp puts youths’ heads in the clouds

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Nearly 70 middle and high school students had an exciting week learning about aviation during the recent LaPorte Municipal Airport ... Continue Reading →

Franciscan Health EMS Academy to offer EMT certification courses in Crown Point and Valparaiso

The Franciscan Health EMS Academy will give students the opportunity to earn their emergency medical technician (EMT) certification at two locations this year, in Crown Point and Valparaiso. — ... Continue Reading →