Great Shot: spectacular fair finale

Click to enlarge This spectacular photo taken by Kevin Raymond captures the carnival lights enhanced by a fiery sunset on the LaPorte County Fair’s final night July 14, 2018. If ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 16, 1918 — That strange situations develop during war times was brought to light in an unusual occurrence ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 14, 1918 — A boy robs the drawer of the post office building at Alida in this county, and is brought to the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 13, 1918 — In the year ending July first, the British had destroyed 2,150 enemy airplanes on the western front. ... Continue Reading →

Can you tell the human pig from the real pigs in these fair photos?

WNLP photos (except for the first one) by Bob Wellinski One of our contributors’ talents goes way beyond photography. Witness the first photo below that shows Wellinski fighting ... Continue Reading →

What are the odds? Tree takes out part of historic Fox Park pillar/fence — 3 days after repairs were completed on it   

As the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department put it in a post, “Sometimes you can’t win for losing.” The Truesdell Avenue entrance to Fox Park off McClung Road has been ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Genealogical Society news, July 2018

Twenty-one members and guests were present for the regular monthly meeting of the LaPorte County Genealogical Society at the LaPorte Park Department building on July 10. Following ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 12, 1918 — Secretary Oakes of the local draft board has a list of 52 men who will leave LaPorte on a special ... Continue Reading →

More from the fair, by Wellinski

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Mornin’ at the fair

Sometimes early morning is the best time to go to the fair, especially if you want to visit the 4-H animals on the grounds. WNLP reader Todd McWhirter stopped by the fair and ... Continue Reading →