La Porte County regresses to Yellow status in state COVID-19 cases

  As of this week, La Porte County has worsened to Yellow status regarding COVID-19 cases, joining many other areas in the state and nation facing new surges because of the Delta ... Continue Reading →

Street closings, parking areas listed for LP LakeFest

  Street closings and parking lots have been announced for the City of La Porte’s first LakeFest this Friday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 1. Festivities will be held at ... Continue Reading →

Glenview, Parkview avenues to be closed for street work

  The City of La Porte announces that street milling will begin on Phase 2 of the Monroe Manor project Thursday, July 29. This will affect Glenview Avenue and Parkview Avenue. Please ... Continue Reading →

Friedman links Haney to Oath Keepers; Haney responds

  La Porte County Attorney Shaw Friedman went on the defensive against Commissioner Joe Haney in a lengthy statement before the La Porte County Council this week, accusing Haney ... Continue Reading →

Eligible La Porte residents may apply for home improvement loans

  The City of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development and Planning is now accepting applications for deferred-payment home improvement loans. The loans are available through ... Continue Reading →

New state system helps teens get jobs faster

  Press release from State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie For many Hoosier teenagers, having a job is important – especially over the summer. But starting a new job can ... Continue Reading →

INDOT to host public hearings on I 80/94 corridor

  The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold two public information meetings and one virtual meeting: Wednesday, July 28, starting at 5 p.m. at the 21st Century ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Foundation gives City of La Porte $2.2 million for Clear Lake trail project

  City of La Porte press release; WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski  (Click photos to enlarge) Improvements are coming to the walking trail at Clear Lake, thanks to significant ... Continue Reading →

Arnold: Promotional process within sheriff’s department needs changes

  Some of the changes that I aim to make as sheriff within the department relate to the promotional process. While there are several components to the promotional process, my ... Continue Reading →

Local farmers should sign up by July 23 for Conservation Reserve Program

  Press release submitted  The U.S. Department of Agriculture in Indiana is reminding producers and landowners that the signup deadline for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ... Continue Reading →