Local educators join thousands of others in Indy for Red for Ed Day

Photos provided Dozens of local educators traveled to Indianapolis Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, to join their colleagues in Red for Ed Day, a rally raising awareness of concerns in the ... Continue Reading →

Update on New Prairie threat: 13-year-old girl arrested Sunday afternoon

UPDATE Sunday evening, Nov. 10: (From La Porte County Sheriff’s Office) “Throughout the weekend, Deputy Paul Adams (New Prairie United School Corporation School Resource ... Continue Reading →

The game is incomplete without the LPHS Marching Band

WNLP photos and story by Mike Kellems They work tirelessly through the summer and typically their practices, on hot asphalt, begin before football practice and end after the football ... Continue Reading →

LPHS students raise a record $4,884 at Trick or Treat for Special Olympics

LPHS officials released this happy news Oct. 31: “On behalf of the Student Athletic Council at La Porte High School, we would like to thank all those who participated in Trick ... Continue Reading →

10 finalists announced for full-tuition Lilly Scholarships

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

Lions donate dictionaries to third graders

La Porte Lions gave dictionaries to third graders at Lincoln, Crichfield and St. John’s Elementary Schools Sept. 19, 2019. With participation from other Lions Clubs, every third ... Continue Reading →

2020 Washington, D.C., trip is open to local 8th graders

Information provided The annual non-school-sponsored Washington, D.C., trip will be June 10 to June 16, 2020, for area 8th-grade middle school students from La Porte Middle School, ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →