La Porte to get $455,499, MC to get $679,140 in HUD grants to support affordable housing

  Information from Inside Indiana Business The City of La Porte will receive $455,499 and the City of Michigan City will receive $679,140 in HUD funding, the U.S. Department ... Continue Reading →

Community briefs

  Pressel backs House bill protecting small businesses during pandemic From State Rep. Jim Pressel, R-Rolling Prairie: “Indiana is making great strides in bouncing back ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Street Department is filling potholes; report their locations

  From La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody: “Roads and infrastructure are a top priority. Our Street Department’s new total tank will help us to fill potholes throughout the winter ... Continue Reading →

Spencer England: Elitist Republican Party officials trash 75 million GOP voters

  EDITOR’s NOTE: This letter was submitted to WNLP by longtime Republican Spencer England. As the La Porte Republican Party sets its sights to March 6 and electing a new chairman, ... Continue Reading →

TransPorte to resume daily rides to grocery stores, house-to-house service

  TransPorte will be lifting some safety restrictions as of Monday, March 1, according to Manager Beth West. The transportation service will resume daily rides to grocery stores ... Continue Reading →

Major study planned for U.S. 30 in La Porte County area

  The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced a Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) study for the U.S. 30 corridor east of Ind. 49 through the Northwest District. ... Continue Reading →

League of Women Voters to host online town hall meeting on redistricting

  The League of Women Voters of La Porte County announced it is hosting a free online public Town Hall meeting Saturday, March 20, at 10 a.m. to discuss the upcoming congressional ... Continue Reading →

National COVID-19 deaths exceed 500,000; flags to be flown at half staff

  Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half staff in memory of the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19. Per President ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Stabosz responds to Friedman’s defamation-of-character lawsuit against him

  EDITOR’S NOTE: La Porte County Auditor Tim Stabosz issued this written response Feb. 21 to the news that La Porte County Attorney Shaw Friedman is suing him for defamation ... Continue Reading →

Friedman is suing Stabosz for defamation of character

  La Porte County Attorney Shaw Friedman is suing La Porte County Auditor Tim Stabosz for defamation of character based on statements and accusations Stabosz recently made about ... Continue Reading →