May 4

 

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library

1921

Running like a race horse out to break the world’s track record, Emmet Scott, former Democrat, wins an easy victory in the Republican primaries.

1971

La Porte’s city council urges that an animal shelter be built in the near future.

1996

The Pokagons say they will build a gambling casino on 145 acres in Berrien County’s New Buffalo Township near I-94.

2011

Incumbent Kathy Chroback and mayoral hopeful Blair Milo move to the next round of the La Porte race after taking home wins in the Democratic and Republican primaries, respectively.

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