Franciscan Alliance will host child car seat safety clinic Sept. 21; some free seats will be available

In observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Franciscan Health will host a free car seat safety clinic at its hospital in Michigan City. The clinic at Franciscan Health Michigan ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: He’s a bewildered Bears fan (he’s not alone) and he needs a home

You have to love this pup’s biography from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter: “Name’s Travis, no last name, like Cher, Bono or Sting. You’ll know me ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Diamond and Moana

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Diamond and Moana. Diamond has so much sparkle! She loves other cats and enjoys mothering the kittens ... Continue Reading →

Kids make it official: This is Fort La PLAY Porte

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski (story below photos)   “Just listen — you hear those squeals and laughter? That’s what it’s all about.” The ... Continue Reading →

Enter a one-of-a-kind “CASA for CASAs” playhouse raffle to promote awareness of child abuse, neglect

Does that playhouse in the photos look a little familiar? Family Advocates announces its Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program’s “CASA for CASAs” campaign, a playhouse ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the day: Kittens! Kittens! Kittens!

Spring and summer are that time of year at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter when rescued kittens are plentiful. These three cuties and many more — including some juvenile ... Continue Reading →

Whiskers of the Week: Starlight and Amelia

Meet Starlight. This 2-year-old girl is petite, very gentle and slightly shy. Starlight does not interact with other kitties but keeps to herself. She will do best in a quiet environment. ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Hospital announces childbirth classes as well as fitness programs for all ages in August 

Super Siblings Class, Aug. 10 This class, for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents, helps brothers and sisters adjust to a new baby in the house. The one-session class teaches positive ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Figaro and Pyewacket

Figaro is aptly named because he is a chatty boy who loves attention. He also loves being held! He is just over a year old and is certain to put on a great performance. No tickets ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: It’s time for Flurry to get some love

Straight from the kitty’s mouth: “Hi everyone! My name is Flurry. I was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. My little body is scarred from one side to the other. ... Continue Reading →