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 →

LPHS Marching Band places 2nd at Plymouth

The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed second in the Scholastic A Class at the Plymouth Harvest Festival of Bands Saturday, Sept. 29.  The band also won the award for ... Continue Reading →

Slicers lose Homecoming heartbreaker, but new royalty is crowned

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski The Slicers football team played their last regular-season home game Friday night, Sept. 28, 2018, as the Crown Point Bulldogs came into ... Continue Reading →

Students, teachers settle into bright and shiny new Handley Elementary School

EDITOR’S NOTE: As giddy as a little kid himself, Bob Wellinski got to photograph students’ first day at the brand new Handley Elementary School on 10th Street. Enjoy!   WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Morse, Daube scholarships awarded

At the 10-year 4-H member breakfast on July 7, 2018, at the LaPorte County Fair, two local 4-H members received scholarships: 2018 Robert M. Morse Scholarship Madeleine Nunn, daughter ... Continue Reading →

Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation awards $45,000 to 12 county high school students

The Susan Hay Hemminger Scholarship Foundation makes one-year tuition awards to LaPorte County residents who graduate from local high schools and who pursue a two- or four-year degree ... Continue Reading →

New Prairie students shine at leadership conference

Press release from New Prairie School Corp. “The 2018 HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) International Leadership Conference goes down in history for NPUSC! Never ... Continue Reading →

LP Service League awards 4 LPHS grads for community service, academic excellence

Photo and information provided Four LaPorte High School seniors were honored by LaPorte Service League at its June picnic meeting for their demonstrated commitment to community service ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office awards 4 scholarships in memory of Deputy Neil Thompson

Each year the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office awards scholarships in memory of Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson, who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 21, 1980, the only ... Continue Reading →