May 13

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Premier Lloyd George declares that the government is carefully watching developments in the revolutionary government ... Continue Reading →

May 12

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Twelve prison guards go on strike at the Lincoln, Neb., state prison following the murder of a prison guard by a convict. ... Continue Reading →

A history of the Jaycees and the parade, courtesy of the late historian Fern Eddy Schultz

  WNLP editor’s note: On May 10, 2021, the La Porte Jaycees announced that after 74 years, they are relinquishing organization of the 4th of July Parade to the City of ... Continue Reading →

May 11

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 “Get acquainted with the hospital without getting sick” might well be the slogan for the ‘morrow, because ... Continue Reading →

After 74 years, La Porte Jaycees cede 4th of July Parade to City of La Porte; Kiwanis to organize it this year

  Editor’s note: WNLP will post more on the Jaycees’ history with the parade tomorrow.)   The La Porte Jaycees made the historic announcement this morning (May 10, ... Continue Reading →

These museum visitors get an A-plus

  Story by museum Assistant Director Michele Barber  The La Porte County Historical Society Museum was proud to welcome the A’s-R-Us Model A classic car club from Crete, ... Continue Reading →

On Tuesday, learn about an early civil-rights activist from Michigan City

  The public is invited to the La Porte County Genealogical Society’s meeting this Tuesday to learn about an early civil-rights leader from Michigan City. At the 6 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

May 10

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 President Harding wants to change the method of appointing postmasters. Now it is done by civil service examination ... Continue Reading →

More on the fascinating, fabulous life of La Porte County native Anita King

  Editor’s note: Last month WNLP’s Bob Wellinski brought you the story of how student Kayla Vasilko came to learn about Anita King and created an exhibit about her. ... Continue Reading →

May 8

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Valparaiso University issues a statement denying charges that “bolshevism, communism, and other cults” exist at ... Continue Reading →