Joseph and Rhonda Wagner celebrate 40th wedding anniversary

Joseph and Rhonda Wagner will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 11 with their children and grandchildren by their side. They were married at Sacred Heart Church in ... Continue Reading →

Cha Cha your way over to the Civic this fall

The first six-week session of the La Porte Park and Recreation Department’s ballroom dancing series will feature the Fox Trot and the Cha Cha. The class begins Thursday, Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Spences celebrate golden wedding anniversary

  Bill and Ruth Spence will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows on Aug. 8 at the church where they married. The family plans to have a celebration ... 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 →

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 →

“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 →

Ballroom dance classes once again offered by park department

A six-week ballroom dancing course will once again be offered this spring by the La Porte Park and Recreation Department. The department is taking registrations now for the classes, ... Continue Reading →

Jane Kaminski and Randy Hooper married in Washington, D.C.

Jane Alice Kaminski and Randy Deane Hooper were married March 28, 2020, in Washington, D.C. In keeping with the “social distancing” order in place, the small ceremony took place ... Continue Reading →

Christina Johnson and Gregory Fuhrmeister to wed August 1, 2020

Christina Johnson, of Chicago, Ill. and formerly of LaPorte, Ind. is engaged to Gregory Fuhrmeister, of Chicago, and formerly of Haddonfield, N.J. Christina is the daughter of Kathy ... Continue Reading →

Smuddes celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smudde celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 25, 2018, at St. Peter’s Church with Father Ian Williams blessing the couple during Mass. ... Continue Reading →