Moments in Time, Jan. 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 23, 1919 — A Michigan City man brained his wife with a hammer as she lay in bed and then hangs himself in his barn. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 22, 1919 — An automobile is wrecked when a train strikes it near Rolling Prairie. Sixty gallons of whiskey purchased ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 21, 1919 — Max Fish’s little story about a holdup is given a death blow. The blood found in the road was not that ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 19, 1919 — A LaPorte woman receives word that her son was killed in a motorcycle accident on the eve of his departure ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 18, 1919 — The world’s greatest peace conference opens in Paris. Twenty-five nations that have broken with Germany ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 17, 1919 — Reinhart Keller files suit in superior court against Grace Keller for divorce, charging that the defendant ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 16, 1919 — John Barleycorn is dead. On January 16, 1920, the constitutional amendment making the nation dry will go ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 15, 1919 — Thirty persons are killed and 50 injured when a huge molasses tank explodes in Boston. Jan. 15, 1969 — Plans ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 14, 1919 — A household of seven in LaPorte has a narrow escape from death. They were poisoned by a substance placed ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City Library rep tells historians about building’s remodeling project

Information provided Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, the La Porte County Genealogical Society members enjoyed a summary of the changes, current and future, at the Michigan City Public Library. ... Continue Reading →