Want to help with ideas on recycling and more? Join the Solid Waste District Advisory Committee

  The Solid Waste District of La Porte County has a position open on its Citizens Advisory Committee.  The term is 2 years.  The meetings for CAC are held every other month, ... Continue Reading →

Indiana joins in closure of gov’t offices after national threats of violence

  WNLP editor’s note: Indiana is among many states that, after threats of violence leading up to Wednesday’s presidential inauguration, are closing state offices as ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: State vaccine registration site is reportedly working now

  UPDATE SATURDAY: La Porte County Commissioner Joe Haney reported Saturday that problems with the state ourshot.in.gov website are resolved. That means people who have been having ... Continue Reading →

La Porte County remains in the red for 3rd week

  For the third week La Porte County remains in Red status, among the state’s highest regarding increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases as the predicted post-holidays spike ... Continue Reading →

More New Carlisle farm acreage planned for industrial development

  From Inside Indiana Business A 114-acre site near New Carlisle could be set for new development. The St. Joseph County Council has approved a zoning change from agricultural ... Continue Reading →

New COVID-19 testing location to open in Michigan City

  Starting Jan. 19, individuals can be tested for the COVID-19 virus for free at the La Porte County Health Department office in Michigan City, 302 W. 8th St., Suite 4. The City ... Continue Reading →

Local League of Women Voters stands with U.S. leader’s statement on Trump

  WNLP editor’s note: The League of Women Voters of La Porte County (LWV Of Laporte County | League of Women Voters) has issued its agreement with the national LWV president’s ... Continue Reading →

Column: It’s past time for new approaches to state voter turnout problem

  Column by Leigh E. Morris  Although participation increased in the 2020 General Election in Indiana and across the country, voter turnout is (or should be) a major concern.  ... Continue Reading →

U.S. flags in Indiana to be flown at half staff for fallen Capitol police, all officers

  Gov. Eric J. Holcomb is directing that flags in the State of Indiana be flown at half staff to honor United States Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, ... Continue Reading →

Exactly who is eligible to receive the vaccine at this point? These people

  The Indiana Department of Health has issued this updated list specifying those who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 8, 2021. More eligible groups, ... Continue Reading →