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July 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 A florist and candy merchant on Lincoln Way has a window display showing a pond with gold fish and five pretty canaries ... Continue Reading →
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July 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Warring neighbors were in police court this morning. It was a great trial. The neighborhood was out in force and family ... Continue Reading →
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July 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The first two new Rumely trucks arrive for testing at the Advance-Rumely works. They are snappy-looking fellows, resplendent ... Continue Reading →

Articles of faith

Does your church have a brief news announcement?  “Articles of Faith” will be appearing at the end of the week on WNLP. Please submit your church’s news brief for the upcoming ... Continue Reading →
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July 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 A large barrel has been placed on the sidewalk on Michigan Avenue near Lincoln Way to cover a hole through which a child’s ... Continue Reading →
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July 9

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Yard hydrants shall be used for sprinkling from 5 to 8:30 a.m. and 4 to 8:30 p.m. and only from May 1 to Nov. unless ... Continue Reading →
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July 8

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The price of gasoline may continue to go up, but the rise cannot be attributed to the usual demand-and-supply alibi. 1970 Public ... Continue Reading →
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July 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 At the Democratic National Convention, Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, assistant secretary of the navy, is nominated ... Continue Reading →
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July 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 The Hotel Rumely broke all previous records the night of July 4. Every room was occupied and cots were spread out all over ... Continue Reading →

More welcome news: museum set to re-open Tuesday

This Tuesday, July 7 will see another step toward normalcy for the area as the La Porte County Historical Society re-opens its museum, located at 2405 Indiana Ave. in La Porte. Modified ... Continue Reading →