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Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Randy Grass, of Dolton, Ill., bio technician and collateral firefighter for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, helps ignite some of 196 acres of brush at Mnoke Prairie Thursday during a prescribed burn.

April 04, 2013 4:40 pm
Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore bio technician Randy Grass, of Dolton begins igniting some of the 196 acre Mnoke Prairie in Porter on Thursday as part of the Dunes National Lakeshore's prescribed burn.

April 04, 2013 4:31 pm
Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

John Kwilosz of Chesterton, natural resources program manager for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, assists Thursday in burning the 196 acre Mnoke Prairie in Porter as part of a prescribed burn. He's obscured by the heat waves from the fire.

April 04, 2013 4:31 pm
Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

John Kwilosz, of Chesterton, natural resources program manager for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and other staff from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore begin burning the 196-acre Mnoke Prairie in Porter on Thursday as part of a prescribed burn, one of many they will perform during the…

April 04, 2013 4:30 pm
Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Prescribed burn at Mnoke Prairie

Dunes National Lakeshore natural resources program manager John Kwilosz, of Chesterton, left, and Jeff Manuszak, of Chesterton, visual information specialist for the park, prepare a mixture of diesel fuel and gasoline to use for a prescribed burn Thursday at the 196 acre Mnoke Prairie in Porter.

April 04, 2013 4:31 pm
Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Due to injuries to her brother, Kelly Kosinski was awarded $12 million, one of the largest in the state. Her brother, James Kosinski, who has cerebral palsy and autism, was irreversibly injured in January 2009 when he was placed in scalding water. His family will use the money for his contin…

March 25, 2013 4:28 pm
Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

With the help of Merrillville attorney Timothy Shafer, Kelly Kosinski was awarded $12 million, one of the largest in the state, in connection with injuries to her brother James Kosinski.

March 25, 2013 4:28 pm
Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

With the help of Merrillville attorney Timothy Shafer, Kelly Kosinski was awarded $12 million, one of the largest in the state, in connection with injuries to her brother James Kosinski.

March 25, 2013 4:27 pm
Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

James Kosinski before his injuries.

March 25, 2013 4:27 pm
Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

Disabled burn victim awarded $12M settlement

With the help of Merrillville attorney Timothy Shafer, Kelly Kosinski was awarded $12 million, one of the largest in the state, in connection with injuries to her brother James Kosinski.

March 25, 2013 4:27 pm

Michigan City boy burned in candle accident

LAPORTE COUNTY | An 8-year-old Michigan City boy was recovering Monday from burns he suffered last weekend when his shirt came into contact with a candle in Kingsford Heights.

February 11, 2013 8:15 pm
Four injured in Portage fire

Four injured in Portage fire

A fire at 420 Camelot Manor in Portage sent four people to local hospitals Wednesday.

February 09, 2011 3:20 pm
Four injured in Portage fire

Four injured in Portage fire

A fire at 420 Camelot Manor in Portage sent four people to local hospitals Wednesday.

February 09, 2011 3:20 pm

M'ville fire victim in stable condition

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville man remained hospitalized Thursday after suffering third degree burns to 26 percent of his body in a weekend residential fire, a fire officials said.

December 16, 2010 5:00 pm
NIPSCOs' seismic rate shift rattles consumer groups

NIPSCOs' seismic rate shift rattles consumer groups

Jerry Armellino, of Valparaiso, holds up recent NIPSCO bills. He is disgusted by the 16.8 percent proposed NIPSCO electric rate hike for residential customers and has written to elected officials asking them to fight it. The increase is under appeal.

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
NIPSCOs' seismic rate shift rattles consumer groups

NIPSCOs' seismic rate shift rattles consumer groups

Jerry Armellino looks at his NIPSCO bills in his Valparaiso home. Armellino is disgusted with the nearly 17 percent proposed NIPSCO electric bill increase and has written numerous letters to elected officials asking them to fight it.

November 14, 2010 12:00 am
NIPSHIFT - Jerry Armellino of Valparaiso

NIPSHIFT - Jerry Armellino of Valparaiso

Valparaiso - Jerry Armellino of Valparaiso is disgusted with the nearly 17% NIPSCO electric rate increase coming to residential customers. (JON L. HENDRICKS | THE TIMES)

November 11, 2010 10:51 am
The fires of fall

The fires of fall

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore firefighters Evan Jones, right, and Bob Daum walk through smoke Tuesday from a controlled burn along Oak Place in West Beach. The National Lakeshore burned 55 acres in West Beach and plans on burning another 143 acres near Hobart today.

November 09, 2010 5:53 pm
The fires of fall

The fires of fall

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore firefighters light a controlled burn near a vacant home on Oak Place in West Beach Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010. The home, like others in the area, were purchaed by the National Lakeshore and will be demolished at a later date. (JON L. HENDRICKS | THE TIMES)

November 09, 2010 5:52 pm
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