LPHS releases info on fall sports tickets, attendance policies

  Ed Gilliland, La Porte High School athletic director, has released the following information concerning LPHS Slicer fall sports: SLICER FALL ATHLETIC ATTENDANCE POLICIES VARSITY ... Continue Reading →

Maestro Willis returns to La Porte for annual Hoosier Star event

    Alastair Willis, South Bend Symphony Orchestra music director, will be conducting from a podium in La Porte Saturday, Sept. 12, when he leads an ensemble of musicians ... Continue Reading →

SWD’s hazardous waste collection set for Saturday

The Solid Waste District of La Porte County will be accepting household hazardous waste from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Kankakee Valley REMC, 8642 W. U.S. 30 in Wanatah. Residents ... Continue Reading →

LPHS girls varsity golfers finish second

Slicer girls varsity golfers kicked off their season Monday with a second place finish at Michigan City Municipal Golf Course, playing 18 holes. New Prairie placed first. Freshman ... Continue Reading →

Deferred-payment loan program applications now open to qualifying home owners

Applications for a home repair program, offering a deferred payment loan for low- and moderate-income owners, are now being accepted, the city of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development ... Continue Reading →

Governor: state not moving off Stage 4.5 until end of August

Governor Eric J. Holcomb Thursday announced the state will remain in Stage 4.5 of the Back On Track Indiana plan until Aug. 27. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. “This ... Continue Reading →

Leadership La Porte County graduates 36th class

  Leadership La Porte County honored its 36th Adult Class at a recent event held at Kesling Park. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this event was held outdoors with social ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Hospital to offer childbirth classes next month

La Porte Hospital has announced its August childbirth and family care classes. Those interested in attending are advised that class sizes are limited to ensure proper social distancing ... Continue Reading →

Mike’s trip to the BMV: not bad at all!

  Column and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems I recently purchased a new vehicle and with that goes the customary trip to the (cue loud scary music) Bureau of Motor Vehicles. ... Continue Reading →

Great shot: blue skies … but will it last?

  La Portean Shannon Woods was returning after a day’s shopping and caught the image of this plane against a beautiful blue sky earlier this week along Indiana 39 South. ... Continue Reading →