Shirley Heinze Land Trust acquires additional 50 acres in preservation effort

The Shirley Heinze Land Trust, which owns more than 2,600 acres of land in northwest Indiana, including La Porte County, has acquired an additional 50 acres, trust officials have ... Continue Reading →

Junior Achievement offers on-line learning activities in face of virus-related school closings

    In response to recent school closures, Junior Achievement (JA) is now providing free online resources to students, teachers, and parents. “With a wide variety of ... Continue Reading →

Check HFL’s “COVID-19 resource hub” for information specific to the community

    The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte is  in its second day offering a “COVID-19 Resource Hub” in an effort to, as its name suggests, bring together information ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest to seek alternatives to commencement ceremonies

  In response to the rapidly changing situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and to support the public health response of the community, the traditional Purdue University ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest to continue remote learning, discontinue all activities

Purdue Northwest Chancellor Thomas Keon has announced that students will finish the spring semester through remote learning; that summer classes, for the most part, will be conducted ... Continue Reading →

Service League reaches 450 pre-schoolers with dental care program

Nearly 450 pre-schoolers learned the importance of caring for their teeth, thanks to the recent efforts of the La Porte Service League. The League, an independent women’s organization ... Continue Reading →

Schools are closed, but La Porte school corporation offers food services

The La Porte Community School Corporation has notified WNLP of the following: Starting March 17, 2020 ALL La Porte Community Schools will be closed to the public and will not reopen ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie school corporation announces plans for eLearning, food service

  New Prairie United School Corporation has released the following statement concerning its plans for the next several weeks, in response to coronavirus concerns: “NPUSC ... Continue Reading →

Pre-packaged meals for La Porte students available tomorrow for pick-up at Civic

  Mayor Tom Dermody’s office announced Sunday night that the La Porte Community School Corporation will have staff on hand to pass out prepackaged meals designated for children ... Continue Reading →

La Porte schools to incorporate eLearning days and days off in response to virus threat

  La Porte Community School Corporation Superintendent Mark Francisconi  today released a written statement to the public, advising that La Porte schools will be changing its ... Continue Reading →