Driver forces cars off the road during chase

  Press release from La Porte County Sheriff’s Office On April 13, 2021, at 8:16 a.m., deputies were advised of a reckless driver traveling east in the westbound lanes of ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: Perseverance, “birds” of a different feather and more

  Here are a few of our most recent Great Shots sent by readers. If you have a Great Shot to share on WNLP, please email it as a .jpg attachment to wnlp@whatsnewlaporte.com. Be ... Continue Reading →

Woman stabbed several times, suspect hurt in Michigan City

  Michigan City Police press release The La Porte County E-911 Regional Dispatch Center received a 911 call on April 5, 2021, at 3:29 a.m. regarding a person who was stabbed in ... Continue Reading →

Master Gardener Association offering grants for community projects

  The La Porte County Master Gardener Association will again be offering a Community Grant Program in 2021. The grants will be awarded to individuals or groups to be used for materials ... Continue Reading →

LP County Boys & Girls Clubs resume after-school programs thanks to countywide support 

  Press release and photos provided Boys & Girls Clubs of La Porte County are officially back to after school! After  months of adjusting to changing schedules and operating ... Continue Reading →

Red Cross urges all to be ready for severe weather and consider volunteering

  This is Severe Weather Preparedness Week, and the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross wants to remind residents to be prepared for the upcoming severe weather season by ... Continue Reading →

Great Shots: emerging from the deep woods

  Now that the snow is nearly gone, all sorts of creatures are emerging to find food that was buried for months. “These turkeys and deer were seen on the move Monday near ... Continue Reading →

Helpline, website available for Hoosiers fighting depression, other mental health issues

  With the pandemic continuing to take a toll on mental health, State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) encourages Hoosiers to turn to Indiana’s Be Well Crisis Helpline, ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: reluctant moon

  Corey Goers took this shot of the moon reluctantly giving way to the sun early Friday morning. If you have a Great Shot to share, email it as a .jpeg to wnlp@whatsnewlaporte.com. ... Continue Reading →

LCSO musician highlight: Jeff Oeseburg

  Jeff Oeseburg joined the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra in 2016. He began playing cello in the 5th grade as a part of the Jenison, Mich., public schools string program. Jeff ... Continue Reading →