Moments in Time, Dec. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 4, 1917 — President Wilson re-states that the U.S. intends to win the war and must at once declare war on ... Continue Reading →

Good grief! It’s Christmas!

Photos and information provided Every year the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum presents a holiday theme. This year is no different. Come, have a stroll around the museum ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 2

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 2, 1917 — LaPorte grocerymen receive word that their businesses will be governed under the food administration ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 1

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 1, 1917 — The Germans captured 4,000 British soldiers on Friday. Dec. 1, 1967 — The “Music ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 30

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 30, 1917 — The total number of British casualties in November is 120,679, a big increase. Nov. 30, 1967 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 29

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 29, 1917 — no paper Nov. 29, 1967 — Greece and Turkey have reached agreement on the Cyprus ... Continue Reading →

Where’s the heating pad? 43rd annual Turkey Bowl played on hallowed Ruth Sabin grounds

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) A fun (if ache-inducing) LaPorte tradition continues as the 43rd annual Turkey Bowl took place Thanksgiving Day 2017 on the former Ruth ... Continue Reading →

Plenty of all ages turn out to welcome Santa to town

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) Holiday cheer permeated downtown LaPorte under sunny skies and unseasonably warm temperatures Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, during the ... Continue Reading →

Historical society calendar now on sale features vintage quilts

The LaPorte County Historical Society calendars for 2018 are now on sale at the museum. Each year a theme is chosen concerning local history. This year the calendar, “I Fall to Pieces,” ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 25

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 25, 1917 — Sixteen sons of LaPorte, with heads erect, well-built fellows, willing to serve their country, ... Continue Reading →