The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore helped infuse $75.9 million into local communities in 2012, according to a National Park Service report.
It has been six months since little Nathan Woessner was rescued from beneath the sands of Mount Baldy, but the story isn't forgotten. Nor is it over.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is once again open to the public.
Fifth-graders at John Simatovich Elementary School in Union Township will learn firsthand about Tuesday's federal government shutdown.
The Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center's Camp Goodfellow is among the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore sites that have closed Tuesday as a result of the federal government shutdown.
MICHIGAN CITY | A month after 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was swallowed by a sinkhole, officials are still trying to figure out why it happened and if it could happen again.
MICHIGAN CITY | The condition of the Illinois boy who was buried beneath a sand dune last week has improved, according to his doctors.
MICHIGAN CITY | The National Park Service has extended the closure of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Mount Baldy section indefinitely while park employees investigate whether more underground depressions could collapse and endanger visitors to this popular recreation area.
While snowblowers are gathering dust in region garages and residents are reveling in not having to shovel the white stuff, some are voicing concerns over the lack of snow so far this season.
Two men were trying to disassemble a handgun Saturday at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore when the gun fired, striking one of them behind the knee, an official said.
Lake Michigan's waters can be wicked. Calm one moment and deadly the next.
PORTER | You might think that the sizzling, desertlike sand is the last place you’d want to park your posterior on a day with triple-digit temperatures.
Venturing into an outdoor weekend getaway or summer excursion can be one of the most memorable experiences. Whether you're brainstorming your options or already planning your itinerary, doing a little research beforehand can help make your trip more unique, enjoyable and safe.
PORTER | The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will use both lethal and nonlethal methods to control white-tailed deer on its property.
For more than a dozen years communities have wrangled with what to do with the white-tailed deer.
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