Moments in Time … in photographs

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From the notebooks of Greg Fruth: “Like preparing the field for the Super Bowl”

Greg Fruth, a self-described “Slicer football pack rat” and a retired La Porte High School teacher, has compiled a series of stories gleaned from countless hours of research. He ... Continue Reading →

Maple School, Mr. Howard, Kemp’s — and the bully

  WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present here the second of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. On Jan. 5, WNLP posted ... Continue Reading →

January 19

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Wives were favored in divorce bills last year. Seventy-one cases were favorable to women and 26 to men. Cruel treatments ... Continue Reading →

January 18

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1921 A ban is placed on the holding of funerals on the Sabbath Day. Clergymen, with few exceptions, undertakers and ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

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January 13

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1921 One hundred and twenty-five new school children are ready to enter the schools on January 14, the opening of the ... Continue Reading →

January 11

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Senator Harding wants an exceedingly simple and unpretentious presidential inauguration. 1971 Advice columnist Ann ... Continue Reading →

January 9

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Jeremiah Ridgway, one of La Porte’s pioneers, passes away in his home at 1200 Michigan Ave. 1971 The British ... Continue Reading →

Moments in time … in photographs

  Courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum Continue Reading →