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 →

Once-homeless bloodhound hunts down criminals now

  WNLP editor’s note: The Michiana Humane Society ( shares this happy little story and photo about one of its former residents: On Friday two K-9 handlers from ... Continue Reading →

Plan for new animal hospital makes history in Westville

From Inside Indiana Business Westville is marking the beginning of what it is calling a significant redevelopment project. The Hero Pet Animal Hospital, which will initially create ... Continue Reading →

Time for kids to send their wishes to Santa and get a letter from him in response

Santa Claus is coming to town! Would your child enjoy a letter from Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick before he arrives on Christmas Eve? Complete the registration form before the Dec. 11 ... Continue Reading →

La Porte native Capt. Andrew Scherer honored with Guardian of Freedom medal

  Story by WNLP’s Mike Kellems; photos courtesy of the Scherer family A La Porte man received a unique honor Thursday while stationed in South Korea, serving his country. U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Milana! She makes her entrance as the first baby born at the new Northwest Health – La Porte

  The stork made a special delivery at the new Northwest Health – La Porte hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 27 as staff and family welcomed the first baby born in the brand new facility. The ... Continue Reading →

Welcome, Adrianna Barbara Weir!

     James Weir and Jenifer Samuelson of Berrien Springs, Mich. joyfully welcomed a daughter, Adrianna Barbara Weir, on Sept. 29, 2020 at Franciscan Health in Michigan ... Continue Reading →