State: COVID-19 cases for La Porte County at 911

  The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 reported by the state for La Porte County as of early today was 911. The number of deaths was at 30. Those are the latest findings ... Continue Reading →

Holcomb: more access planned for Hoosiers with mental health, substance abuse issues

Governor Eric J. Holcomb on Thursday announced a partnership between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction and Mental Health America of Indiana to expand access to trained ... Continue Reading →

Zoom candidate forums set for Aug. 6, Aug. 13

Progressive Democrats of LaPorte County announced it is sponsoring two “Blue Wave Candidate Forums,” the first set for 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6 and the second for 6 ... Continue Reading →

Deferred-payment loan program applications now open to qualifying home owners

Applications for a home repair program, offering a deferred payment loan for low- and moderate-income owners, are now being accepted, the city of LaPorte’s Office of Community Development ... Continue Reading →

Governor: state not moving off Stage 4.5 until end of August

Governor Eric J. Holcomb Thursday announced the state will remain in Stage 4.5 of the Back On Track Indiana plan until Aug. 27. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. “This ... Continue Reading →

County prosecutor issues statement concerning disposition of Wood case

La Porte County Prosecuting Attorney John Lake issued the following statement, following some media reports regarding Defendant Rodney Wood: “I want to clarify the shared headline ... Continue Reading →

Dermody: in keeping with governor’s order, City Hall to remain closed

City Hall will continue to do business online and over the phone throughout the next month, according to La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody. Dermody said City Hall was set to open by appointment ... Continue Reading →

Chroback responds to GOP chairman’s questions about mail-in ballots

In response to Republican Party Chairman Mitch Feikes’ release published by WNLP July 17, La Porte Circuit Court Clerk Kathy Chroback has issued the following prepared statement: Mr. ... Continue Reading →

Mike’s trip to the BMV: not bad at all!

  Column and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems I recently purchased a new vehicle and with that goes the customary trip to the (cue loud scary music) Bureau of Motor Vehicles. ... Continue Reading →

It’s official: Holcomb signs face-covering order

Governor Eric J. Holcomb on Friday signed Executive Order 20-37 to require face coverings beginning Monday to slow the spread of Coronavirus. “Hoosiers have worked hard to get where ... Continue Reading →