Moments in Time, Dec. 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 7, 1918 — Frank B. Euler, LaPorte boy, is one of the wounded soldiers recuperating at West Baden, Ind. He ... Continue Reading →

Attack on Pearl Harbor was 77 years ago, but LaPorte industries had a jump on the war effort

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by LaPorte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz was originally published by WNLP in 2009. It is being re-posted here in honor of the 77th anniversary of ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 6, 1918 — In order to give every LaPorte man a chance to dress up warm, Low’s clothing store will offer ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 5

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 5, 1918 — President Wilson is speeding to Europe at 17 knots an hour on the George Washington. The trip is ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Dec. 4, 1918 — The health officer says they are placarding the city with blue cards to enforce rigid quarantine. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Dec. 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Dec. 3, 1918 — Everyone is invited to visit the E.A. Couturier Co. on Lincoln Way and Chicago Street to see ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 30

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 30, 1918 — Belle Gunness bobs up again. A man in Oregon harbors the delusion that she is alive. It has been ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 29

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 29, 1918 — In hopes of stamping out the Spanish flu, the board of health says churches will be closed next ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 28

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Nov. 28, 1918 — no paper Nov. 28, 1968 — no paper Nov. 28, 1993 — Police burst ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Nov. 27

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Nov. 27, 1918 — It is said that the Constitution makes it mandatory upon Vice President Marshall to assume ... Continue Reading →