LP Healthcare Foundation, school representatives launch drug prevention program

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; information provided The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte hosted a Partners in Prevention Celebration and Training event on Friday, Sept. 13, at ... Continue Reading →

La Porte Farmers Market announces new managers

Press release provided The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership (LEAP) is excited to announce that it has been selected to manage the La Porte Farmers Market for the 2020 season. ... Continue Reading →

There’s a job for everyone at next Lend a Hand Day Sept. 24

If you can sew, cut, stitch, tie, sort, iron, knit, crochet, pack, stack, or carry, the La Porte County Extension Homemakers need you! The Homemakers are again hosting a Lend A Hand ... Continue Reading →

Hurricane reduces blood supply; here are your next opportunities to donate

Hurricane Dorian was responsible for the use of many units of blood. Folks are encouraged to donate blood to help the Red Cross replenish hospital supplies. Blood donations are vitally ... Continue Reading →

Rebecca Lane, Joe Stewart top talented field of Hoosier Star contestants

WNLP story and photos by Bob Wellinski Although Joe Stewart and Rebecca Lane walked away with top honors during the 13th annual Hoosier Star competition, it could be said that ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions action, Aug. 13, 2019

LaPorte Lions met Aug. 13, 2019, at Wings in LaPorte. Boss Lion Barb Smeltzer led the Pledge of Allegiance, Sandra Provan offered prayer. and LaPorte High School student Jill ... Continue Reading →

Meet the man behind the mural at Sept. 17 historical society meeting

The LaPorte County Historical Society will present “The Making of the Mural” and “The Present and Future of Downtown LaPorte” at its Sept. 17, 2019, meeting and potluck dinner ... Continue Reading →

Register now for READ’s 16th annual Scrabble tournament Sept. 19

READ LaPorte County Inc.’s 16th annual Scrabble Tournament fundraiser is set for Thursday, Sept. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the LaPorte VFW, 181 McClung Rd. Come as a two-person team ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Diamond and Moana

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Diamond and Moana. Diamond has so much sparkle! She loves other cats and enjoys mothering the kittens ... Continue Reading →

K of C’s Soccer Challenge for girls and boys is Sept. 29

The Knights of Columbus of St Michael Council in LaPorte will host its annual Soccer Challenge at the YMCA Soccer Fields on Andrew Avenue Sunday, Sept. 29. This is for boys and girls ... Continue Reading →