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Local Revolutionary War sites teach children U.S. heritage

Local Revolutionary War sites teach children U.S. heritage

In 1840, seven years before he died, William Tuffs told a reporter for the Goshen Democrat about how he disguised himself with “sundry old clo…

July 03, 2014 1:50 pm Photos

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A capitol idea! Touring Indiana’s Statehouse

A capitol idea! Touring Indiana’s Statehouse

Looking for something that’s fun and educational for the whole family? Plan a visit to the Indiana State Capitol Building.

July 03, 2014 11:58 am Photos

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A Family Affair: Annual Fests and Fairs Fun for All Ages

A Family Affair: Annual Fests and Fairs Fun for All Ages

Each summer, Northwest Indiana comes to life with fairs and festivals that guarantee fun for all ages. From music festivals and county fairs t…

July 03, 2014 11:23 am

Just Add Water: Fireworks may be commonplace these days, but fireworks over a lake are still something special

Just Add Water: Fireworks may be commonplace these days, but fireworks over a lake are still something special

One could make the argument that fireworks have lost some of their heat in recent times.

June 16, 2014 11:36 am Photos

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From the Windy City to the Indy City: Indianapolis is top spot for family fun, cultural adventures

From the Windy City to the Indy City: Indianapolis is top spot for family fun, cultural adventures

It's road trip season and one of the best family road trips in the Midwest isn't too far from home.

June 05, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Amusing Adventures: Tame and thrilling, old and new rides await visitors at amusement parks

Amusing Adventures: Tame and thrilling, old and new rides await visitors at amusement parks

One of the summer season’s most popular destinations is the amusement park. Visitors travel far and wide to visit parks across the country and…

May 31, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Chicago Day trips: Hop in the car and explore the city this summer

Chicago Day trips: Hop in the car and explore the city this summer

Chicago is such a wonderful destination. World class museums and zoos. Fabulous shopping and restaurants. Excellent theater and music. If you …

May 01, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Dunes Learning Center offers wide range of summer camps

Dunes Learning Center offers wide range of summer camps

Kids who love the outdoors have a wide range of camping options, including overnight camps and nighttime hikes at the Indiana Dunes National L…

May 01, 2014 7:15 am Photos

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Fun at the Zoo: Area zoos offer unique, exotic experiences for families

Fun at the Zoo: Area zoos offer unique, exotic experiences for families

Families who love visiting the zoo have plenty to look forward to this summer. In addition to spending time with animals, they can sign up for…

May 01, 2014 6:30 am Photos

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Jump in the car for family fun in Southwest Michigan

Jump in the car for family fun in Southwest Michigan

With sunny skies and warm weather (finally), it’s time to hit the road for some family fun in Southwest Michigan, the perfect drive for a grea…

May 01, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Introducing Leonardo: Most well-preserved dinosaur in the world resides at Indy museum

Introducing Leonardo: Most well-preserved dinosaur in the world resides at Indy museum

What kid isn’t fascinated with dinosaurs? We see them in movies and books and play with miniature versions, but how often are we exposed to tr…

February 23, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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5 Fun Winter Family Getaways

5 Fun Winter Family Getaways

The holidays are now behind us and there are some long weeks and months ahead before spring break, but if you’re looking for a break to take b…

January 02, 2014 10:00 am Photos

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Start the New Year off with healthy family fun

Start the New Year off with healthy family fun

This year resolve to have more fun and spend more family time together, all while staying healthy, with these winter activities in Northwest Indiana.

January 02, 2014 7:45 am Photos

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Local holiday events bring the family together

Local holiday events bring the family together

During the holiday season, Northwest Indiana comes alive with festive activities for all ages.

December 03, 2013 7:00 am Photos

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Indy Children's Museum full of new adventures

Indy Children's Museum full of new adventures

Exciting things are happening at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. It now covers nearly 473,000 square feet on a 29-acre site and is the …

October 20, 2013 8:00 am Photos

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Keeping up with the local ghosts: Experts share their experiences with the local afterlife

Keeping up with the local ghosts: Experts share their experiences with the local afterlife

Ghosts abound in Northwest Indiana if you know where to look. Here are some spooky stories about our area.

October 03, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Family-friendly haunted events bring a little fright and lots of fun

Family-friendly haunted events bring a little fright and lots of fun

‘Tis the season for thrills and chills but as many parents of young children know, sometimes too much thrilling and chilling spoils the fun.

October 03, 2013 8:00 am Photos

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