Pet of the week: Adele

This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Adele. She is a favorite with at least one of the shelter employees. “She is a sweet little girl. She is a little ... Continue Reading →

Family plans a parade to honor the Okrzesiks

     Another La Porte couple has reached a marriage milestone and the family is planning a parade in their honor.      John and Shirley Okrzesik were married June 25, 1960 ... Continue Reading →

Purdue extension offers “Just in Time Parenting”

Purdue Extension-LaPorte County announces “Just in Time Parenting,” a program that offers free newsletters specific to a child’s age and needs and delivered each month ... Continue Reading →

It’s a diamond anniversary for the Gardners

There is a special wedding anniversary coming up for Harry and Carolee Gardner, a couple who have strong ties to the community. The Gardners will be celebrating their diamond wedding ... Continue Reading →

Humane Society seeks donations after pandemic forces cancellation of major fundraisers

This year marks the 100th year that the Michiana Humane Society, 722 Indiana Highway 212 in Michigan City, has served the area. Unfortunately, the continued effects of the COVID-19 ... Continue Reading →

“My heart for you, Dad …”

  Column and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems So by now, following months of “what can happen next?!?”, we should all be ready for a “feel good” story ... Continue Reading →

A welcome re-opening: The Crossing to resume exercise classes July 6

Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte, beginning Monday, July 6. Class ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Jiffy

This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Jiffy, who shelter officials describe as “a sweet, talkative girl who came to us on May 13. She loves people but she ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees announce virtual Fourth of July parade, other celebrations

  This year’s annual Fourth of July parade may have been postponed, but the Jaycees nonetheless plan to celebrate the holiday with its usual spirit, for young and old, by ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the week: Nicole

  This week the La Porte County Animal Shelter is featuring Nicole, a beautiful adult female cat. S “She came in to us on May 29. And she has been so sweet since the day ... Continue Reading →