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Law enforcement scholarships available

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The Fashion Millinery & Fancy Goods shop, circa 1882, was owned by Mrs. William H. Schoenemann, shown standing to the right of the door. The woman in the doorway is Mrs. Emma Schoenemann Hartke, who was married to Henry Hartke.

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Robert C. Fisher was La Porte Chief of Police between 1926 and 1929. Prior to that, he was employed with the Hobart Cable Piano Company for 20 years, then with the Lyon & Healy Piano Company until his term as police chief began. Born in 1885, Fisher married Lilly Ewert, daughter of Augus…

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River Basin Commission to meet virtually

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Stop signs stolen from county roads

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WESTVILLE — In January 1961, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote: “The thing that is hurting us most is the continued existence of segregation and discrimination ... For that is not a struggle for ourselves alone; it is a struggle to save the soul of America.”

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Franklin Street looking north from Michigan Boulevard, circa 1900. Horse and buggies, as well as two trolley cars, can be seen in this photo. For information on this photo, contact mbarber@laportecountyhistory.org.

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Mobile food distribution at LP Civic

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The new year might mean that for some, it’s time to declutter. When selling used items, the quickest and most efficient way could be an online forum like Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace.

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Main Street (Lincoln Way) in La Porte, looking east from Michigan Avenue. Callender’s Pharmacy can be seen at the right, with Low’s several doors to the east. Horse and buggies line the street, as well as utility poles on the north side. A Teegarden Hotel sign advertises meals for 25 cents.

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Workshop on solving differences civilly

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The Citizens Bank of Michigan City was incorporated on May 1, 1888, with Charles E Arnt as cashier and W.B. Hutchinson as president. By 1907, Citizens Bank was the largest and strongest state bank in Indiana. It has been inactive as Citizens Bank since 1986, and now operates as Horizon Bank.