Moments in Time, June 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 23, 1917 — LaPorte passes the goal of $30,000 for the Red Cross and is still adding to the fund. June 23, 1967 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 22, 1917 — A man cuts the throat of a young woman who spurned his attentions while she was walking to work ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 21, 1917 — A Michigan Township man is taken into custody for failure to register for the draft. He declares ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 20, 1917 — American people are facing an absolute coal famine next winter because of failure of the transportation ... Continue Reading →

Genealogical society tours little-known cemetery in Noble Township

Photos and information provided On Tuesday evening, June 13, 2017, the LaPorte County Genealogical Society toured Webster Cemetery in Noble Township. As the cemetery is surrounded ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 19, 1917 — One of LaPorte’s most progressive business houses is in need of a competent bookkeeper, man preferred. June ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 17, 1917 — With the spirit of revolution seething in Spain, a movement has been started there to establish ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 16, 1917 — LaPorte is to make a drive for $30,000 for the needs of the American Red Cross Society. June 16, 1967 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 15, 1917 — Treasury Department officials say the total of subscriptions to the wartime Liberty Loan are half ... Continue Reading →

Robert Kennedy (check out this rare video!), Earhart, Roosevelt, Hope, and more visited LaPorte County

WNLP EDITOR’S NOTE: The rest of the story — Along with this column, Fern included a different photo of Robert Kennedy speaking in LaPorte. After a little research we learned ... Continue Reading →