Moments in Time, Nov. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 17, 1918 — Brussels, the capital of Belgium, is now entirely free of Germans. Nov. 17, 1968 — The ... Continue Reading →

Presbyterian Church celebrates sanctuary’s 50th anniversary, recalls church’s 186-year history

50th anniversary celebration What: Anniversary of the first service in the new sanctuary Where: The Presbyterian Church of LaPorte, 307 Kingsbury Ave. When: Sunday, Nov. 18, at a ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 16, 1918 — In the war demobilization plan, men will leave the camps at the rate of 30,000 per day for the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 15, 1918 — President Wilson had a narrow escape from death when he stood in the path of a landing bombing ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 14, 1918 — The county health officer says there is an average of 20 new cases of Spanish influenza being reported ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 13, 1918 — About 400 soldier boys will spend Sunday in LaPorte. If you would like to have guests for dinner ... Continue Reading →

Nearly 500 gather at Civic to salute local veterans at LaPorte ceremony

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Nearly 500 community members of all ages gathered to honor those who served at the 31st annual Veterans Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Mayor’s Veterans ... Continue Reading →

Steck sounds “Taps” on 11th day at 11th hour

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski LaPorte’s own Chuck Steck was among trumpet players and buglers around the world who honored those who served and fell in World War I on Nov. 11, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 12, 1918 — As a part of the coming peace conference, President Wilson will prevent the fear of famine in the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 10, 1918 — President Woodrow Wilson writes “finis” to the participation of the United States in the bloodshed ... Continue Reading →