Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall: “The Wizard of Oz,” the Civic, and Armistice Day

  WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present here the third of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. Earlier in January, WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

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January 27

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1921 Moonshine liquor causes another automobile accident on the Waverly Beach Road, at the turn where several accidents ... Continue Reading →

January 26

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 A man accosts a woman at the corner of Harrison and Clay streets and orders her to take off her gloves. She twisted ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum Continue Reading →

Bruce Johnson succeeds Fern Eddy Schultz as official La Porte County Historian

  La Portean Bruce Johnson, longtime history teacher and researcher, has been named by the state as the new official La Porte County Historian. Johnson steps into the role following ... Continue Reading →

January 20

  Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1921 The La Porte poultry and rabbitry show, which opened in a blaze of spectacular exhibits, is now in full swing. 1971 Defense ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time … in photographs

  Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum Continue Reading →

From the notebooks of Greg Fruth: “Like preparing the field for the Super Bowl”

Greg Fruth, a self-described “Slicer football pack rat” and a retired La Porte High School teacher, has compiled a series of stories gleaned from countless hours of research. He ... Continue Reading →

Maple School, Mr. Howard, Kemp’s — and the bully

  WNLP editor’s note: We’re delighted to present here the second of La Porte native Arlene (Ahlgrim) Lighthall’s memoirs of growing up in La Porte. On Jan. 5, WNLP posted ... Continue Reading →