Moments in Time, April 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 12, 1918 — Uncle Sam will either farm the land or rent it to persons who would if landowners refuse to cultivate ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 11, 1918 — Food Administrator Kramer orders farmers to sell their wheat by taking it to the elevators and ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 10, 1918 — Subscriptions to the third wartime liberty bond issue pass the four hundred thousand mark in LaPorte. April ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 9, 1918 — LaPorte has started toward the wartime liberty bond goal of $693,300 that it must reach before ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 7, 1918 – Thousands march in LaPorte’s Liberty Day parade in evidence of love of country and that the third ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 6, 1918 — Scarcely a person in all Indiana escaped the query, “Have you bought a bond?” today. April ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 5

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 5, 1918 — Dr. Maddox, 35, of LaCrosse, dies in a Chicago hospital after his car’s engine dies on the tracks ... Continue Reading →

City honors Tom Larson for his years of dedication to Civic Auditorium

Photo and information from LaPorte Park and Recreation Dept. Tom Larson was honored for his 38 years of service on the Civic Auditorium Advisory Board at the April 2, 2018, LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 4, 1918 — At the volleyball banquet, Dr. Barker says that the secret to health is physical exercise. His ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, April 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library April 3, 1918 — Girls employed in the core room at the Advance-Rumely foundry wear new one-piece bloomer suits ... Continue Reading →