Like to wet a line? DNR says bluegills are bedding and bass are coming on

According to a Department of Natural Resources report, the fish are biting in LaPorte lakes. The DNR’s fishing report states: “Bluegills are bedding and some nice ones have been ... Continue Reading →

It’s official: Former Slicer coach Tom Wells now leads the MC Wolves

By Mike Kellems By unanimous vote on May 28, 2019, the Michigan City School Board hired former LaPorte Slicer Coach Tom Wells to be skipper of the Wolves basketball program. ... Continue Reading →

LP County Sheriff’s Office seeking applicants for deputy

Press release provided The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of deputy. Applicants who successfully complete and pass the various stages of ... Continue Reading →

Espar responds to Sullivan’s statement; explains why he didn’t recuse himself

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar released this statement Aug. 7, 2018, in response to a statement issued by LaPorte County Councilman John Sullivan’s attorney ... Continue Reading →

Wellinski’s shots illustrate the snow globe that is LaPorte County

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Readers of a certain age will remember when, in pre-cable days, the TV screen occasionally showed a barely visible image through ... Continue Reading →

The LaPorte Theatre opened in 1923 with a live orchestra — and “The Mighty Wurlitzer”

 By Fern Eddy Schultz, LaPorte County Historian (Click on photos to enlarge) How often we hear comments about the loss of the LaPorte Theatre! The theatre’s grand opening (as ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County awarded $78.4 million for highway projects; included are new turn lanes, new intersection along U.S. 20

The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded LaPorte County $78.4 million to complete a great swath of highway projects between 2018 and 2022. It’s all part of INDOT’s ... Continue Reading →

Dispose of your old electronics weekdays at solid waste district’s trailer

Information and photo from LaPorte County Solid Waste District Electronics recycling at the LaPorte County Solid Waste District’s office will be available only during office hours ... Continue Reading →

Gas leak at LaCrosse School ends with a heartfelt note of thanks

Message from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: Earlier today (Jan. 13, 2017) a gas leak was reported at LaCrosse High School. Staff members quickly moved the students to the school’s ... Continue Reading →

IU Health official: A new LaPorte Hospital facility is still planned. County commission: Where will it be built?

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte County Commission Attorney Shaw Friedman has released two letters (printed in full below) regarding the current and future status of LaPorte Hospital. The ... Continue Reading →