Moments in Time, June 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 15, 1918 — A LaPorte boy dies in France. Paul Wineholt, aged 21, dies of bronchial pneumonia. He would have ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 14, 1918 — First Baptist Church tenders a farewell to its clergyman, who is going into YMCA war work. June ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 13, 1918 — Eight million American soldiers in France will be needed to secure complete victory over Germany. June ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 12, 1918 — Sixteen little Belgian orphans arrive on a train to LaPorte from a New York Catholic orphanage ... Continue Reading →

Mother Nature unexpectedly cooperates to let Cruise Night shine

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski The soggy morning and early afternoon of Saturday, June 9, promised little chance of LaPorte’s annual Cruise Night to commence. But apparently ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 11, 1918 — Seven St. Joseph’s School pupils who satisfactorily completed the course of studies are receiving ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 9, 1918 — A man returns to LaPorte on a train in bibulous condition. He had indulged his appetite for drink ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 8, 1918 — A 5-year-old local girl is killed by a train while on her way to a residence with a bottle to get ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 7, 1918 — LaPorte’s Ove Gnatt Co. purchased the Kouts Willow Furniture & Basket Co. The factory ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 6, 1918 — One hundred sixty-four young men of military age registered at the offices of the LaPorte draft ... Continue Reading →