Moments in Time, Sept. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

Sept. 11, 1919 — Rolling Prairie witnessed the largest crowds in its history when people from all over the county gathered to participate in the Jubilee Day events.

Sept. 11, 1969 — A lightning bolt kills three brothers, ages 18, 16 and 15, while they are putting up hay in Nebraska. Their parents have nine other children, all girls.

Sept. 11, 1994 — At least 50 headstones in St. Stanislaus and Greenwood cemeteries were tipped over and dozens of grave decorations — including statues, flower pots and vigil lights — were thrown in Michigan City.

Sept. 11, 2009 — A rural La Porte County man is injured in what police believe was a meth lab explosion.

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