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It was a dream come true Monday for LaPorte area resident Terry Marks once the 56-foot steel and aluminum boat he spent nearly 18 years building was placed into the water at Michigan City.
A boat rounds a turn during races at the Indy Masters Clocktower Model Boat event Thursday at Lake George in Hobart.
Dave Grote, of Ft. Wayne, launches a boat for the Geiselman Racing team in an opening day event Thursday at the Indy Masters Clocktower Model Boat Race at Lake George in Hobart.
Boats vie for position on Hobart's Lake George during an event on opening day of the Indy Masters Clocktower Model Boat Races.
HOBART | The Clock Tower Power Model Boat Races will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5 through 8 at Lake Georg, off Third and Main streets.
LAPORTE | Authorities are trying to determine Monday who was driving a boat that crashed into a jet ski on Pine Lake in LaPorte and fled.
Scenes from Hebron and Crown Point's parades and Cedar Lake's Cardboard Boat race
PORTER | With the warming weather, many people begin to return to the shores and waters of Lake Michigan to enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities.
The Blues Mobile was the winner in this heat of the Great Cedar Lake Cardboard Boat Race on July 4. It was piloted by Camerron Gembala, left, Brandon Dobe, Tim Zebleckis and Rodney Shipe, all of Cedar Lake. The lake is the center of life in the town.
Portage Fire Department's Assistant Fire Chief Joe Calhoun, left, talks with Baumberg, Germany Fire Department's Jurgen Auhalt as they sit on the bow of PFD's new fire boat Thursday. A handful of German firefighters and family members from Baumberg visited the Portage Marina to see the new 3…
Oilver Emunds, from Baumberg, Germany, photographs the Monsoon deck gun onboard Portage Fire Departments new fire boat Thursday. Several firefighters from Baumberg paid a visit to the Portage Marina to see the new 36-foot firefighting boat Portage Fire Department put into service last month.
Firefighters and visitors from Baumberg, Germany, look over the controls of the new Portage fire boat Thursday on Lake Michigan. The volunteer firefighters from Germany are interested in the new vessel because of their own location to the Rhine River.
Portage firefighter Andy Himan stands onboard the department's new fire boat Thursday as he takes firefighters from Baumberg, Germany out onto Lake Michigan on the boat. The German frefighters paid a visit to the Portage Marina on Thursday to see the new 36-foot boat the Portage Fire Departm…
Ken Rasmussen, of Cedar Lake, was an easy winner Wednesday in his heat at Cedar Lake's 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race.
Rachel Gurthet, 16, of South Bend, coasts to an easy win over Shamus Shields, 16, and Shawn Shields, 13, both of Lowell, at Cedar Lake's 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race.
Cousins Harrison, left, and Jack Gluth had a tough time of it Wednesday at Cedar Lake's 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race.
The Blues Mobile was the winner in its heat at Cedar Lake's Cardboard Boat Race. It was piloted by Camerron Gembala, left, Brandon Dobe, Tim Zableckis and Rodney Shipe, all of Cedar Lake.
The Blues Mobile was the winner in this heat of Cedar Lake's 12th annual Cardboard Boat Race. It was piloted by Camerron Gembala, left, Tim Zableckis, Brandon Dobe and Rodney Shipe, all of Cedar Lake.
PORTAGE | Sharon Gordon, of Burns Harbor, stood on the stern of Portage Fire Department’s new rescue boat on Saturday morning and gracefully broke a bottle of champagne to christen the craft, named for her brother-in-law, into the emergency fleet.
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