March 31

February 3

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1920

National political circles are humming with the formal announcement of Herbert Hoover that he had definitely determined to enter the race for the presidency on the republican ticket.

1970

Earthquakes hit western Turkey for the fourth consecutive day, killing another 25 persons and injuring scores more in the area where 2,000 persons were already feared dead.

1995

School officials are working toward lowering the 18 percent dropout rate at La Porte High School even though the national average is 24 percent.

2010

Color guard members from Chicago allegedly helped themselves to cash, iPods and other items belonging to students from other schools during competition at La Porte High School.

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