Moments in Time, Sept. 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 22, 1918 — The British capture 25,000 Turkish prisoners and 260 guns in Palestine. Sept. 22, 1968 — The ... Continue Reading →

Oak Grove Cemetery cleanup is this fall

The officers of the Oak Grove Cemetery Wills Township Incorporated will be cleaning the cemetery graves this fall. Lot owners are asked to remove the decorations you want to keep by ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 21, 1918 — A prisoner in the county jail is awaiting trial one day next week for failure to provide for his ... Continue Reading →

Step into the past at LP County Parks’ Pioneer Days this weekend

LaPorte County Parks’ annual Pioneer Days will take place Sept. 22 and 23 at Creek Ridge County Park, 7943 W 400 North, Michigan City. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 20, 1918 — Former LaPortean “Ole Doc” (David H.) Reeder joins the cast of the “Quackeries of 1918.” ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 19, 1918 — A police officer in civilian clothes takes two men from a stalled car to New Carlisle. When they ... Continue Reading →

50 years later, LPHS state champs of the court reunite and meet their young counterparts

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski It’s been 50 years since the 1968 LaPorte High School Boys Tennis Team won the school’s first and only IHSAA state tennis title. ... Continue Reading →

57th reunion for LPHS Class of 1961 is Sept. 29

The LaPorte High School Class of 1961 will hold a 57-year celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the large barn/banquet hall provided by Bob Hull at 215 Holton Rd., LaPorte. This very ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Sept. 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Sept. 18, 1918 — LaPorteans 19 to 36 years old began receiving the new draft questionnaires today. The first draft ... Continue Reading →

Remember when just about every yard had an A-C tractor? Come and view some that have survived at Sept. 21-23 show

Calling all local historians, former Allis-Chalmers workers, and tractor enthusiasts: the inaugural Rumely Allis-Chalmers LaPorte Heritage Center Lawn and Garden Tractor Show will ... Continue Reading →