Delta Kappa Gamma Christmas cookie sale is Dec. 16 at Kabelin’s

A Christmas cookie sale sponsored by Delta Kappa Gamma, a society for educators, will be held at Kabelin’s Hardware Store on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cookies ... Continue Reading →

Little Theatre to present 2 Christmas classics Dec. 8-10, 15-17

Photos and information provided The LaPorte Little Theatre Club is proud to present not one, but two one-act plays this Christmas season. Enjoy the double feature — “The ... Continue Reading →

Good grief! It’s Christmas!

Photos and information provided Every year the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum presents a holiday theme. This year is no different. Come, have a stroll around the museum ... Continue Reading →

Historical society calendar now on sale features vintage quilts

The LaPorte County Historical Society calendars for 2018 are now on sale at the museum. Each year a theme is chosen concerning local history. This year the calendar, “I Fall to Pieces,” ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Lions action, November 2017

LaPorte Lions met Nov. 14, 2017, at Best Western Inn. Boss Lion Paul Marsh led the Pledge of Allegiance and Sandra Provan offered prayer. Barb Smeltzer introduced guest Diane Spoljorik. ... Continue Reading →

Give blood at these upcoming local Red Cross drives

Here are local Red Cross blood drives coming up soon. Show up or make an appointment to give blood by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling ... Continue Reading →

9 local high school seniors selected as Lilly Endowment Foundation Scholarship finalists

 Photos and information provided Unity Foundation of LaPorte County congratulates nine local high school seniors as LaPorte County finalists for the prestigious Lilly Endowment ... Continue Reading →

Memorabilia from local schools, businesses among items donated to museum in October

Visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum during October 2017 came from 10 Indiana counties, 16 states, Norway, Russia, Canada, and Guatemala. Tour groups included the ... Continue Reading →

Local artists’ works on display at Duneland Plein Air Painters Exhibition in Chesterton throughout November

Information and photos submitted by Laura Krentz The works of four LaPorte artists — Kris Cook, Susan Hughes, Julia Holmaas and Laura Krentz —  are among those ... Continue Reading →

Counterfeiting (sometimes referred to as the 2nd oldest profession) had a few early “entrepreneurs” right here in LP County

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian We find that counterfeiting became a part of La Porte County’s history very early on in the existence of the county. Jasper Packard ... Continue Reading →