Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum  Continue Reading →

March 16

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Peterson-Droege-Blankschein’s has added Handcraft collars to their already immense showing of soft collar styles. 1971 Winners ... Continue Reading →

Kellems: I’m the willing chump who feeds these beautiful creatures

  Story and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems Well, this is another fine mess I’ve gotten myself into. Ever start off with a project, intending to do something good ... Continue Reading →

February 25

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Pool hall proprietors in Otis, Wanatah and LaCrosse had a bad day. Gambling devices and games in their places were ... Continue Reading →

February 24

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1921 The State Senate adopts an amendment to a bill providing that women may work not longer than 56 hours a week, ignoring ... Continue Reading →

February 23

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Attempts to restore the teaching of the German language in the public schools of Indiana were given a final knockout ... Continue Reading →

February 22

  1921 La Porte is to have a twelve-apartment brick flat building, with location on the east side of Indiana Avenue between Wile Street and South Avenue. 1971 Sixty people die ... Continue Reading →

February 20

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 The new city health officer, Doctor Prather, presents orders to Mayor Sallwasser with recommendations concerning sanitary ... Continue Reading →

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 ... Continue Reading →

February 15

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Every member of the Kiwanis Club who is not a daddy pledges to take one fatherless lad to the fathers’ and sons’ ... Continue Reading →