Do you like the simple life? Volunteer at LP County Parks’ Pioneer Days

  After a year off because of the pandemic, the La Porte County Parks’ Pioneer Days will triumphantly return Sept. 25 and 26 at Creek Ridge County Park. Do you demonstrate ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum  (Click photos to enlarge) This ad, primarily promoting the Charlie’s Pizza location at 110 Ripley ... Continue Reading →

Arlene Lighthall: shopping, saving and snooping in La Porte

  WNLP editor’s note: Here’s another chapter from the memoirs of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall. Arlene, who now lives in Del Mar, Calif., grew up in La Porte. ... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget to register for LPHS All ’60s reunion

  Registration is now open for the La Porte High School All ’60s Reunion, which will take place Sept. 25 at the Civic Auditorium beginning at 6 p.m. For $30 per person, enjoy ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum (Click photos to enlarge) This fascinating early photo of the La Porte Theatre, circa 1920, shows ... Continue Reading →

July 16

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Claude Freeman, who was killed by an interurban car yesterday near Waterford, had been mourned as dead by his family ... Continue Reading →

July 14

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 Stanley Hotel at Lincoln Way and Monroe Street opens for business. It was the Richter Hotel and prior to that it was ... Continue Reading →

Museum’s car show returns Saturday; Kissel Kar will be among the classics

  The La Porte County Historical Society Museum will host its 13th annual Antique and Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s special features ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum (Click photos to enlarge) Continue Reading →

July 12

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library   1921 Postmaster General Hays rules that all post office buildings shall have signs saying “Post Office” and the ... Continue Reading →