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A year ago, August 2020, a huge crane lifted a solid steel holding cell door from the basement of the Superior Courthouse in Michigan City. It was thought that John Dillinger may have been held in that cell. The door was donated and installed near other artifacts pertaining to the history of…

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Indiana juniors won second place in the intermediate Ultimate Burger Grill-Off division at the All-American Certified Angus Beef Cook-Off at the 2021 National Junior Angus Show, July 10-17, in Grand Island, Neb. Standing, from left, are Bryce Hofing of Coatesville; Lilah Doerstler and Raleig…

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Following the last glacier of the ice age, deep pits were left behind that filled with the melting of ice blocks, forming hundreds of lakes in the northernmost part of Indiana.

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Do you remember the motion picture “The League of their Own” with Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie Donnell? It was a story based on the Rockford Peaches of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, or AAGPBL. Geena Davis played a character in the film named “Dottie Hinson.” Dottie Christ …

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La PORTE — Returning for the fourth year to lead the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra at its 17th annual Hoosier Star! will be Maestro Alastair Willis, music director of the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the LSCO has announced.

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MICHIGAN CITY — With summer on the horizon, the cadets of the Michigan City High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC have been conducting community service in the Michigan City area to help prepare for the challenges of the upcoming months.

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In 1901, when two journalists from The La Porte Herald went to interview Mrs. Ferdinand Reese in Hudson Township in La Porte County, she was 107 years old! At the door of the two-room cabin, her husband met the reporters with a revolver for fear the guests were robbers! The couple was also a…