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WLPR-FM 89.1 logo.jpg
City Lowell, Indiana
Broadcast area Northwest Indiana
Branding Lakeshore Public Radio
Slogan "The Voice of Northwest Indiana"
Frequency 89.1 MHz
Format news/talk/NPR
ERP 1,100 watts
HAAT 112.2 meters (368 ft)
Class A
Transmitter coordinates type:city 41°19′24.00″N 87°21′22.00″W / 41.3233333°N 87.3561111°W / 41.3233333; -87.3561111
Callsign meaning "W Lakeshore Public Radio"
Former callsigns WWLO
Affiliations National Public Radio/American Public Media/Public Radio Exchange/Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations/BBC
Owner Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WYIN
Webcast [1]
Website Lakeshore Public Media

WLPR-FM is a FM noncommercial, public radio station broadcasting on 89.1 MHz in Lowell, Indiana, east of the Chicago metropolitan area. Financed primarily by listener contributions, Lakeshore Public Radio is affiliated with National Public Radio, American Public Media, and Public Radio Exchange. The station is owned and operated by Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc. which also owns and operates WYIN a PBS affiliate.


WWLO, Lowell, was an American Family Radio affiliate until September 22, 2008 when Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc. purchased the license from AFR for $1,050,000.[1] Northwest Indiana Public Broadcasting, Inc. then requested the callsign to be changed to WLPR.[2]

The station's format was changed from Christian Contemporary to NPR, local news, sports, and talk.


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Coordinates: 41°19′23″N 87°21′22″W / 41.323°N 87.356°W / 41.323; -87.356