36,865 days into it, Susan Mish Cichon has this “living well” thing all figured out

  As of Monday, another 365 days will have come and gone and one La Portean is ready for more golf viewing, more wine, more baking and more china painting. And possibly jury duty. All ... Continue Reading →

Enroll now in Dunes Arts Foundation Summer Youth Theatre Classes

  Dunes Arts Foundation (DAF) encourages parents to act now to enroll their kids in 2021 Summer Youth Theatre Classes. Enrollments are limited to 15 students per class and openings ... Continue Reading →

After leading revival of the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, Jane Bernard to retire after 31 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: La Porte County Small Animal Shelter Executive Director Jane Bernard announced her retirement to county officials Feb. 4, 2021, after a remarkable 31 ... Continue Reading →

Take good care of your pets (and others’ if necessary) during this cold streak

  For the next week or so, highs are predicted to reach only into the teens and lows will be in the single digits. Folks at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter remind you ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Bryce Andrew Kuhn

  From Bryce’s mom, Amy Vaughn Kuhn: We are happy to finally be announcing and ready to celebrate the first birthday of Bryce Andrew Kuhn. Born Feb. 2, 2020, at IU Health West ... Continue Reading →

After 112 days, a happy ending for Janie

  If there’s any good news to come from the pandemic, it’s that animal adoptions have increased nationwide as homebound families take in new pets. But as always, more animals ... Continue Reading →

Buy dog licenses for $5 at LP County Small Animal Shelter

  2021 dog licenses are now available at the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, 2855 W. Ind. 2, La Porte. Every dog over 6 months of age residing in La Porte County is required ... Continue Reading →

Well deserved! Family Ugly Sweater Contest winner announced

  Photo and information from La Porte Park Department They went for the gold, and they seized it. The Tracy Pinkepank family was declared winner of the La Porte Park and Recreation ... Continue Reading →

Heartfelt letter illustrates the generosity of healthcare foundation, animal shelter

  WNLP editor’s note: Little to explain here other than the heartfelt gratitude of a recipient of free pet food from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter, thanks to the generosity ... Continue Reading →

The bad news: No Pet Photos with Santa this year. The good news: WNLP has 10 years’ worth of highlights.

  Photos by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski, story by WNLP’s Beth Boardman My buddy of 30-plus years, Bob Wellinski, and I usually synchronize our watches for our favorite holiday ... Continue Reading →