Jeffrey “Moose” LeRoy, 1967-2021

  Jeffrey Alan “Moose” LeRoy, 54, of La Porte, Ind., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, July 28, 2021. He was born Jan. 19, 1967, in La Porte to Robert and Elizabeth (Reichelt) ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County Symphony Board member highlight: Alyssa Speichert

  Alyssa Speichert is currently secretary of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra Board. She is an attorney at Newby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP, where she practices criminal, ... Continue Reading →

Marilyn Smutzer, 1924-2021

  Marilyn June Smutzer, 96, of La Porte, Ind., passed away peacefully at 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in her home. She lived in her home and made many memories there from ... Continue Reading →

Westville Lions will serve breakfast at LP Air Fair Aug. 15

  Westville Lions Club will host a pancake breakfast Aug. 15 at La Porte Municipal Airport as part of the airport’s Air Fair event. The breakfast will take place from 7 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

Lova Carter, 1930-2021

  Lova T. Carter, 90, of South Bend, Ind., passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Healthwin Specialized Care, South Bend. Lova was the 7th and last child ... Continue Reading →

Julie Owen, 1967-2021

  Julie Anne Owen, 53, of Greendale, Ind., passed away Thursday, July 22, 2021, at St. Elizabeth Dearborn Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Ind. She was born Aug. 8, 1967,  in La Porte, ... Continue Reading →

July 30

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1921 The Pageant of Progress, the greatest exhibition in Chicago since the world’s fair more than 25 years ago, opens. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information from La Porte County Historical Society Museum (Click on photos to enlarge) The Tivoli Theatre in Michigan City (here in 1937) was built in 1922 on the ... Continue Reading →

Stone Lake walk/bike trails, kayak launch and more are dedicated

  WNLP photos by Mike Kellems (click photos to enlarge)  Dedication of the Lakeshore/Grangemouth drives trail and new bridge, kayak launch installments at Stone Lake Beach, and ... Continue Reading →

Great Shot: Hail, hydrangeas

  Susan Ebert writes: “My hydrangeas haven’t bloomed like this in over a decade!” WNLP has heard from other folks, too, that it’s a stellar year for hydrangeas, ... Continue Reading →