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February 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library 1920 The heralded Moose carnival opens tonight at Moose hall in the Dick building on Lincoln Way. The booths are resplendent in ... Continue Reading →

It’s the season of “winter snow coating”

Thanks go to Glen Richardson, who sent WNLP this photo of a sweet gum tree seed capsule. Glen told us it is also known as a “sweet gum ball” and it represents three seasons: the ... Continue Reading →
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February 11

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library 1920 A man who left La Porte a week ago for Florida, the land of perpetual youth, is having his troubles. First trains were ... Continue Reading →

February 10

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  1920 The flu threatens further delay on the peace treaty. There are enough Senators on the indisposed list to warrant ... Continue Reading →
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February 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Out of 41 families living on Pine Lake avenue, 35 bought their Sunday meats at Miller’s Quality Market. 1970 Captain ... Continue Reading →
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February 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library 1920 Four people die from eating olives at a home in Memphis, Tenn. Two others are seriously ill. The homeowner died before she ... Continue Reading →
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February 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library 1920 Local grocery men say the price of eggs will show a gradual reduction in price within the next few days because of increased ... Continue Reading →
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February 5

February 5 1920 Resident physicians decide to quarantine current and future cases in the flu-pneumonia epidemic. 1970 City Hall gets new paint. The ground floor police station is in ... Continue Reading →

A thrilling family history, to say the least …

By Fern Eddy Schultz, LaPorte County Historian Indiana became a state in 1816 and Michigan City celebrated its 100th birthday with a Centennial Homecoming on August 21-26, 1916.   ... Continue Reading →

February 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library February 3 1920 County surveyor Ernest G. Dunn dies. Though of strong physique and in the prime of life, his strength at the last ... Continue Reading →