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Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1920

No little excitement was experienced by passengers on the Northern Indiana Interurban car Monday evening. A husband and wife started a cutting affair mixed with some real hot language.

1970

Twelve tank cars exploded in Crescent City, Ill., 80 miles south of Chicago’s Loop area. No one was killed, but at least 70 people were injured.

1995

The Rotary Club names Det./Cpl. Lynn Cains, of the La Porte City Police Department, Officer of the Year and Thomas Essling, Firefighter of the Year.

2010

A fuel spill from a boat that sank on Pine Lake in La Porte during Friday’s torrential storm has now been cleaned up.

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