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Commission approves alcohol sales at state park pavilion

Commission approves alcohol sales at state park pavilion

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday approved allowing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages at the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion.

January 22, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

EDITORIAL: Alcohol, water can be deadly combination

Alcohol and water don't mix well, at least when the water isn't in a glass. Yet drunken boating continues to be a problem.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Video
Drunk Boating Becomes Drunk Driving | Indiana DNR

Drunk Boating Becomes Drunk Driving | Indiana DNR

This summer, Indiana Conservation Officers and Indiana State Police are working together to save lives. Whether you're on the water or on the highway, It's all drunk driving. For more information about Operation Dry Water, visit http://www.OperationDryWater.com And remember, when you're on o…

August 25, 2013 12:00 am

9 rescued from sinking boat near Calumet Harbor

CHICAGO | U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued nine people Sunday night from a sinking boat in Lake Michigan near the Calumet Harbor station.

August 19, 2013 6:18 pm
Fewer boats, more excitement at Super Boat race

Fewer boats, more excitement at Super Boat race

MICHIGAN CITY | When an athlete is lodging in a casino/hotel, eventually it’s time to take a gamble or two.

August 04, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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NWI Paddling Association will offer free Hobart event today

HOBART | The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association is bringing canoes and kayaks from noon to 3 p.m. today to Robinson Lake Park, 5250 S. Liverpool Road, for a free learn-to-paddle event.

June 15, 2013 12:00 am

Paddling group will sponsor event on Saturday in Hobart

HOBART | Northwest Indiana Paddling Association is bringing canoes and kayaks from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday to Robinson Lake Park, 5250 S. Liverpool Road, for a free learn-to-paddle event.

June 12, 2013 12:05 am

Senate sends several region-sponsored proposals to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate passed several House-approved legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that are now headed to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto. They include:

March 12, 2013 3:50 pm

Boating law changes sail through Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS | Two proposals that could affect recreational boating in Northwest Indiana have been approved by Senate committees.

March 06, 2013 6:53 pm Related

Sunny Days for the Michigan City In-Water Boat Show

The weather cooperated for most of the four days during the 33rd Annual Michigan City In-Water Boat Show, as did boat and accessories sales.

August 26, 2012 7:06 pm

Portage family rescued from sinking boat near E.C. Marina

EAST CHICAGO | The Lake County Sheriff's Department Marine Unit saved a Portage man and his children from their sinking boat Thursday night in Lake Michigan near the East Chicago Marina, police said. 

August 03, 2012 5:45 pm

Governor signs property tax amnesty, 31 other bills into law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels signed 32 bills into law Wednesday, including a measure allowing counties to offer a one-time amnesty to property owners behind on their tax bills.

March 14, 2012 7:30 pm

Drunk boating may lead to same punishment as drunk driving

INDIANAPOLIS | The penalty for operating a motorboat while intoxicated soon may be equivalent to the punishment for drunk driving.

February 14, 2012 5:45 pm

U.S. Coast Guard boat safety course to begin Wednesday

LAKE STATION | The Burns Waterway Flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary is presenting a seven-lesson boat safety course starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Edison High School, 3304 Parkside Ave.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am
Porter County Expo Boat Show keeps motoring

Porter County Expo Boat Show keeps motoring

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | They can't wait to get out on the waves.

January 28, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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3 men injured in 'lake rage' incident near Hammond Marina

HAMMOND | Three men suffered broken bones and lacerations at the hands of an angry mob in an apparent "lake rage" incident just offshore from Lakefront Beach over the weekend, police said.

July 06, 2011 7:30 pm

Bridge work to restrict boats at Portage Marina this spring

Bridge work by the Indiana Department of Transportation will cause boating restrictions on Burns Ditch at the Portage Marina this spring, officials said.

March 29, 2011 7:33 am
Super Boats to invade Michigan City again

Super Boats to invade Michigan City again

The southern tip of Lake Michigan will get a little louder and a little faster Sunday with super motor boats reaching speeds of nearly 150 miles per hour in the waters just off Washington Park Beach.

August 01, 2010 10:00 pm
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