With flu season nearing, Red Cross aims to keep blood supply strong

The American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood to ensure a strong blood supply for patients as the U.S. braces for flu season while in the midst of ... Continue Reading →

Carrie Ann Fitzhugh honored with 2020 Nursing Excellence Award

  Carrie Ann Fitzhugh, RN is the recipient of the 2020 Nursing Excellence Award from Northwest Health – La Porte, hospital officials have announced. Carrie was nominated by several ... Continue Reading →

Deadline to enroll in free high school classes is this Friday

  The Excel Center, a free public high school for adults, is currently accepting enrollment applications for the next term at its South Bend, Hammond and Gary locations. Applications ... Continue Reading →

First responders visit NPHS, a “Heart Safe School”

New Prairie High School Biomed teacher and Health Occupations Student Advisor Tonya Aerts, with the help of Student Resource Officer Paul Adams, recently welcomed members of ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Extension to offer virtual workshop on farmland leasing

Landowners and farmers can learn more about different types of farmland leases, legal aspects of leases, and leasing trends by participating in the Purdue University Extension virtual ... Continue Reading →

Lincoln Way reduced to one lane for part of Saturday

  This coming Saturday’s transfer of patients from La Porte Hospital to the new Northwest Health-La Porte facility will mean that Lincoln Way will be reduced to one lane, ... Continue Reading →

Winn Machine entrepreneurs to be honored by Small Business Development Center

  Damon and Dina Gasaway, Winn Machine, La Porte, have been named “Small Business Persons of the Year” by the Indiana Small Business Development Center. They will join ... Continue Reading →

$15,000 instrument donation to LPHS hits all the right notes

Story and photos by WNLP’s Beth Boardman “Let’s open the presents!” It indeed seemed like Christmas Friday morning as four La Porte High School music students ... Continue Reading →

DNR’s law enforcement division awards $75,000 in hunger relief efforts

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division has awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry a grant in the amount of $75,000 from its Sportsmen’s Benevolence ... Continue Reading →

Web series to bring together contractors, owners

The Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) has announce the launch of a new web series designed to connect regional construction contractors with owner companies and facility ... Continue Reading →