Shirley Heinze Land Trust acquires additional 50 acres in preservation effort

The Shirley Heinze Land Trust, which owns more than 2,600 acres of land in northwest Indiana, including La Porte County, has acquired an additional 50 acres, trust officials have ... Continue Reading →

A look back at another health crisis: the flu epidemic of 1918

  Editor’s note: La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz wrote the following article several years ago — an article we feel is worth re-visiting in these times ... Continue Reading →

Indiana restaurants and bars dine-in restrictions extended through April 6

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has signed an executive order that extends the requirements for bars, nightclubs and restaurants to stay closed to dine-in patrons until April 6 at ... Continue Reading →

A quarter of a million dollars pledged by Horizon Bank in COVID-19 battle

Horizon Bank is pledging $250,000 in aid for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Craig Dwight, chairman and CEO, has announced. The funds will be allocated across several not-for-profit ... Continue Reading →

“A person’s a person, no matter how small” — Dr. Seuss

  April marks Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time set aside to remind the public about the need to report suspected abuse and neglect. But this April, at-risk children are at ... Continue Reading →
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  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Passengers on the interurban receive a shock while crossing Michigan avenue and Lincoln Way when the rear trucks ... Continue Reading →

Kai Erik Nyby, 1953-2020

Kai Erik Nyby, 67, of Georgetown, Tex. passed away to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 20, 2020. Kai was born in Hammond, Ind. on March 10, 1953 to Folmer ... Continue Reading →

Updated service announcement for Dr. Seth Philbrook, 1922-2020

Editor’s note: Cutler Funeral Home notified WNLP that the visitation and funeral services for Dr. Seth Philbrook, originally scheduled for April 18, 2020, have been postponed ... Continue Reading →

Community advised to be on the look-out for coronavirus scams

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s office and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana is warning the public to be on the look-out for coronavirus fraud. Specifically, ... Continue Reading →

State to relax some medical licensing requirements in virus surge plan

Attempting to bolster the number of medical professionals available to fight the COVID-19 outbreak, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has signed an order that relaxes license requirements ... Continue Reading →