Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Chesterton parents Julie and Tony Bombacino looked to the Internet for help.
CHESTERTON | Public tickets are now on sale to “Experience The Progressive Dinner: Duneland Personified,” the fifth dinner tour to be hosted by the Duneland Chamber of Commerce. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Waterbird Banquet Center.
CHESTERTON | In an unlikely pairing, a high-style interior designer and dirt-loving outdoor education center have teamed up to raise money to send deserving kids to camp. Together, they have assembled “The Ultimate Glamping Package.”
Shown is the tent, lanterns, sleeping bags and more, all part of the prize package.
CHESTERTON | A popular Chesterton restaurant may be closed for about a week after a small kitchen fire Saturday night.
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.
CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s free concert and family film series continues at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the bandstand in Thomas Centennial Park, downtown Chesterton, with Cynthia Shelhart’s Traditional and Contemporary Celtic Harp Music.
Local painter Mark VanderVinne will host critique night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While VanderVinne is a painter, he will be able to ad…
CHESTERTON | During the month of August, the Chesterton Art Center will be preparing for ArtComp, a juried exhibition of local artists.
Pictured is a boat towing logs on the Kankakee River.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Fair has experienced record attendance for the first eight days of the fair. The weather has been a huge help, states manager Kevin Hannon. Record breaking attendance for Jake Owen on last Friday night set the tone for the entire reign of the fair.
Valparaiso Family YMCA
Man arrested after resident reports 'moaning' in the woods
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Criminal Court judge will allow crucial police documents to be presented during the trial of a man accused of driving drunk and killing a St. John woman.
CHESTERTON | Business leaders and community members gathered Wednesday at Sand Creek Country Club for the annual State of the Chamber Community Awards Luncheon to recognize those who have made exceptional contributions to the Duneland area.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County 4-H program will recognize 45 10-year 4-H members during the Battle of the Barns at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Porter County Fair.
Looking to register for Duneland schools online? Parents of returning students may now register their children online using the Parent Access Portal. Online registration is not required. Parents who wish to register their student in person may do so on the advertised dates and times for thei…
Dirt bike stolen from shed in Portage
CHESTERTON | Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Chesterton boy who died after what was reported as a fall from a trampoline last week.
MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29.
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