Historical society’s annual car show canceled

       The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another much-anticipated local event.        Michele Barber, assistant director of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, ... Continue Reading →
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May 19

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The women of Mooseheart Legion have a stand at the corner of Michigan avenue and State street with good things to eat ... Continue Reading →

For whom the bell tolls? It tolls for …

Column by Mike Kellems; photos by Bob Wellinski        May 15th has a special meaning in law enforcement and has always carried a special place in my heart. This is the day, ... Continue Reading →
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May 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The clerks of the Boston store had a party, but they were not allowed to give out any information to the newspaper on ... Continue Reading →
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May 16

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Charles Hunt is the new principal of Hanna High school. There are four teachers in the school. Mr. Hunt had previously ... Continue Reading →

For the first time in 75 years, Oak Grove Cemetery group to cancel Memorial Day celebration

  Oak Grove Cemetery, located at CR-50 North and CR-600 East in Wills Township, Mill Creek, had a special annual Memorial Day Dinner planned for May 25 but, as part of the ... Continue Reading →
February 3

May 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Charles Hunt is the new principal of Hanna High school. There are four teachers in the school. Mr. Hunt had previously ... Continue Reading →
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May 14

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 A petition signed by 200 city girl clerks at a banquet is presented to employers, asking for a half holiday each week ... Continue Reading →
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May 12

Contributed by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 A case of leaky pipes causing loss of crops and cattle breaks the record for the number of weeks a jury has been in ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to document life during pandemic in PNW’s archive project

  Northwest Indiana residents are invited to participate in a project by Purdue University Northwest’s Archives and Special Collections Department to document the unique historical ... Continue Reading →