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Green thumbs: Teaching Garden project hopes to instill good habits at an early age

Green thumbs: Teaching Garden project hopes to instill good habits at an early age

Liberty Elementary School 1st grade students put their hands in the dirt in one of the school's new raised bed planters as the school celebrates the kickoff of the Teaching Garden program.

June 21, 2012 12:00 am
VIDEO: Remembering Chloe

VIDEO: Remembering Chloe

Friends build an impromptu memorial for Chloe Burks, a 15-year-old freshman at Hanover Central, who died along the tracks when she was struck by a Norfolk Southern train.

May 24, 2012 10:08 pm
Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Friends and Hanover Central High School classmates of Chloe Burks on Thursday visit the railroad tracks in Cedar Lake where 15-year-old Burks was struck and killed by a freight train Wednesday. A small group of classmates carried a sign with messages from friends and classmates and nailed it…

May 24, 2012 4:42 pm
Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Samantha Barnes waits to place flowers Thursday at a makeshift memorial for Chloe Burks while Thomas Powers, left, Jared Klassen and Bryan Hale secure a sign honoring Burks. Burks, a 15-year-old Hanover High School student, was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon by a freight train near 13…

May 24, 2012 4:42 pm
Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Friends and classmates of Chloe Burks visit the scene where she was struck and killed Wednesday by a freight train.

May 24, 2012 4:40 pm
Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Classmates remember Chloe Burks

Skye Oswald, left, and Sara Reeves, both seniors at Hanover Central High School, stand Thursday on the railroad tracks at 133rd Avenue in Cedar Lake near the site where classmate Chloe Burks was killed by a freight train Wednesday afternoon. The teens wore neon green shirts in honor of Burks…

May 24, 2012 4:40 pm
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