February 17

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1921

There are plans for the erection in Indianapolis of a children’s hospital as a memorial to the late James Whitcomb Riley, the “Hoosier poet.”

1971

La Porte attorney K.D. Osborn is the only living active charter member of the 50-year-old La Porte Kiwanis Club. Harry Henoch is a living charter member, but not an active member now.

1996

A funny thing happened in the fast-food 1990s: American breakfasts went gung-ho gourmet.

2011

La Porte senior gymnasts Corynn Myres, Callie Nowak and Teressa Sirugo are honored in ceremonies.

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