LaPorte County Farm Bureau presents scholarships

LaPorte County Farm Bureau Inc. recently held its summer picnic at Luhr County Park. Former LaPorte mayor Blair Milo, now secretary of Career Connections and Talent for the State ... Continue Reading →

Terra Verde Garden Club announces 2019 Green Thumb Award winners

Photos and information provided Terra Verde Garden Club’s Green Thumb awards for the 2019 season have been selected. The purpose of these awards is to recognize gardeners who show ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Figaro and Pyewacket

Figaro is aptly named because he is a chatty boy who loves attention. He also loves being held! He is just over a year old and is certain to put on a great performance. No tickets ... Continue Reading →

Little Theatre will hold “Little Shop of Horrors” auditions July 28-29

LaPorte Little Theatre Club, 218 A St., will hold auditions for the popular musical “Little Shop of Horrors” on Sunday and Monday, July 28 and 29. Times are 5 p.m. July ... Continue Reading →

Symphony board officers, directors elected

Information submitted The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) Board of Directors recently announced the election of its 2019-2020 board officers. Leigh Morris, former LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Summer/Fall 2019 HealthPorte activities, sponsored by LaPorte Hospital

Press release from LaPorte Hospital What a great way to learn more about health and wellness, plus meet new friends! — Breakfast, anyone? LaPorte Hospital offers a free, monthly ... Continue Reading →

2019 Jaycees parade: steamy, but still spectacular

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Wellinski goofed off as usual July 4, 2019, and took only 2,900 photos. Two thousand, nine hundred photos. Slacker. He and the editor pared them down a ... Continue Reading →

Classic scenes from LaPorte’s 4th, courtesy of historical society

Photos provided by LaPorte County Historical Society (Click on photos to enlarge) Let’s celebrate the heritage of the LaPorte Jaycees and their annual parade with these fascinating ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees’ July 3 fireworks show was canceled because of key operator’s injury

  Editor’s note: the Jaycees’ fireworks display was to take place Wednesday night, July 3, at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds. From an ABC-57 South Bend story: “One ... Continue Reading →

Here are your next opportunities to give blood

Blood donations are vitally needed not only for accident victims, but for patients undergoing cancer, heart and a variety of other surgeries. Here are upcoming Red Cross blood drives ... Continue Reading →