Dermody announces department heads, including new police leadership

La Porte Mayor-elect Tom Dermody announced his administration’s department leaders, including a new Police Chief and Assistant Fire Chief, at a Dec. 10 press conference:  Police ... Continue Reading →

WeTip Hotline offers more opportunities to report crimes anonymously

The La Porte County Prosecutor’s Office is proud to announce its participation in the National WeTip Hotline, with numbers available to the public to report crime anonymously. This ... Continue Reading →

2 & 20 dogbone is officially open to traffic

From the La Porte office of INDOT: “The new dogbone interchange at Ind. 2 and U.S. 20 in La Porte County is now open to traffic! The attached photo was taken with a drone just ... Continue Reading →

Four-footed guests sniff new Dogbone and seem to like it

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Recently about 50 people and their dogs (that adds up to “ruff”ly 300 legs) strolled the new 2&20 Dogbone just days before it opened to ... Continue Reading →

Eggebrecht Road is now a 2-way street

La Porte Police report that city officials have changed Eggebrecht Road to a two-way street. This is the road that runs behind Kabelin’s on the city’s west side. If you ... Continue Reading →

Those in danger may now file for a protection order online

Those in need of a protection order may now request one from anywhere they can access the internet, according to a press release from State Rep. Jim Pressel. Available to individuals, ... Continue Reading →

Dermody will be LaPorte’s new mayor; in MC Meer is ousted by a narrow margin

(Pictured in page 1 post photo: Tom Dermody and Ron Meer)  Republican Tom Dermody sailed to victory over Democrat Matt Wilhelm in the Nov. 5, 2019, municipal general elections. Dermody ... Continue Reading →

Part of Ind. 39 to close until mid-November

The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that Ind. 39 is scheduled to close Monday, Nov. 4, between Young Road and W CR 800 S in Union Mills while CSX rebuilds a railroad crossing. The ... Continue Reading →

A Naval resurrection happens at, of all places, a NW Indiana port

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski (scroll down for story) EDITOR’S NOTE: It’s not every day a battleship docks at a northwest Indiana harbor. This deserved ... Continue Reading →

WNLP coverage of USS Indianapolis commissioning, part 1

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Bob Wellinski and Mike Kellems will cover the commissioning on Saturday for WNLP. Look for their photos/story this weekend.  WNLP photos and information by Bob ... Continue Reading →