2019 LPHS grads, please raise a glass of punch to Lester Houseman, John Walker and W.C. Weir

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian This year (2019), La Porte High School is celebrating the graduation of its 150th class. There seems to be no definite record of the ... Continue Reading →

400-plus grads celebrate LaPorte High School’s 150th commencement

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski Sunday’s rains didn’t dim the spirits of the LaPorte High School Class of 2019, as each student shined as they received their ... Continue Reading →

Slicer Megan Reed will play softball at St. Mary’s

Photo and information from LaPorte High School Athletic Office Congratulations to Megan Reed on signing to attend Saint Mary’s College and play softball. Pictured with Megan ... Continue Reading →

In a surprise move, police officers show up to support Westville grad whose dad died in the line of duty in 2005

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems Nearly two dozen police officers from around the state made graduation day 2019 a special event for one Westville High School senior. On Feb. ... Continue Reading →

St. Paul’s Preschool closing the curtain after 66 years of educating LaPorte children

Story and photo submitted A much-loved LaPorte institution since 1956 is closing its doors at the end of the school year. St. Paul’s Preschool has educated generations of LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte schools will once again offer free summer meals for kids; here are sites

LaPorte Community Schools will once again offer free summer meals to children 18 years of age and younger starting June 10, 2019. Menus and serving times subject to change. Please ... Continue Reading →

LP Healthcare Foundation, LP Hospital Auxiliary award $68,500 to local students

Press release submitted The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte (HFL) and LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary will award 32 students with scholarships totaling $68,500 at a scholarship reception ... Continue Reading →

LPHS music legend Mickey Stisher and his wife Teri are retiring; join in a celebration June 2

Photo and information provided The LaPorte Marching Band invites the community to join its celebration of Mickey and Teri Stisher as they retire after 31 years of serving and educating ... Continue Reading →

Joe Henning, Max Cotter are New Prairie’s valedictorian, salutatorian

Joe Henning is valedictorian and Max Cotter is salutatorian of New Prairie High School’s Class of 2019. — Joe Henning is the son of Jim and Cathleen Henning. He currently has ... Continue Reading →

Scholarship available to students seeking a career in surgical environment

LaPorte and Porter County students seeking a career in the surgical environment may apply for an award of up to $5,000 through the Maria Petti Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship ... Continue Reading →