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 →

James “Jim” Thorstad, Sr., 1929-2020

James “Jim” Anton Thorstad, Sr., 91, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago, Ill., ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz to retire after 30 years; will become Historian Emeritus

  WNLP editor’s note: One of La Porte County’s true treasures is retiring, as announced below by the Indiana Historical Society. Her gifts of research, infinite knowledge ... Continue Reading →

Julie Fish, 1961-2020

Julie Ann Fish, 59, passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Life Care Center of Michigan City, Ind. She was born Nov. 6, 1961, in La Porte, Ind., to Billy and Wanda (Garab) Hostetler. Julie ... Continue Reading →

James Quartuccio, 1927-2020

James L. Quartuccio, 93, of La Porte, Ind., passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. He was born Aug. 4, 1927, in Michigan City, Ind., to Gioacchino “Jack” and Eliza (Thibideau) Quartuccio. James ... Continue Reading →

Virtual Holiday at the Pops concert is Dec. 12; purchase tickets now

The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra will present its 26th annual Holiday at the Pops concert on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the La Porte Civic Auditorium. Maestro Chuck Steck ... Continue Reading →

Patricia “Pat” Legner, 1928-2020

Patricia “Pat” June Legner, 92, of La Porte, Ind., passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at her home surrounded by family. She was born June 4, 1928, in Fond du Lac, Wis., ... Continue Reading →

Wanted man exits still-moving SUV, which then hits police vehicle

Information from Michigan City Police Department A wanted man was apprehended after getting out of his still-moving SUV, which then hit a Michigan City Police squad car, on Nov. 20. Officer ... Continue Reading →

Phyllis Shiff, 1954-2020

Phyllis Shiff, 66, of La Porte, Ind., passed away Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at Northwest Health –  La Porte.  She was born Nov. 18, 1954, in Holden, W.Va., the daughter of Vester ... Continue Reading →

Lois Dyer, 1931-2020

Lois Idella Dyer, 89, of La Porte, Ind., passed away Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, at Brentwood Assisted Living in La Porte. She was born Feb. 15, 1931, in Hanna, Ind., the daughter of Merl ... Continue Reading →