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There's a national bird — the eagle. There's an Indiana state bird — the cardinal. There's no official Northwest Indiana bird, but it likely would be the sandhill crane.
MOROCCO | Rescuers continued searching Sunday for a Hammond man who went missing the night before in water at JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife area in Newton County, officials said.
A thick blanket of snow on the ground practically for the entire winter in Northwest Indiana is placing the lives of deer and other forms of wildlife at risk by making it more challenging to uncover food.
Gary/Chicago International Airport is in the midst of big changes, from privatization to the runway extension to even a discussion of the route to future success. The Airport Authority must steer the airport well.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
The Department of Natural Resources will stock fish at lakes in Lake Station and Hobart next month as part of the Go FishIN in the City program.
HOBART | Plans to make Lake George the sparkling jewel of Hobart's downtown also involve maintaining that shine, Mayor Brian Snedecor said.
HOBART | Crews from Clarke Environmental headed to Lake George on Monday to begin treating noxious vegetation in the water.
VALPARAISO | There's more to being a good steward of the city's trees than hugging them occasionally.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers have a new person to call on when they need help navigating Indiana's complicated public access laws.
LAPORTE | To help celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday, coming in 2016, LaPorte County Parks received a present.
INDIANAPOLIS | It took two tries, but the Indiana House approved legislation Monday providing $200 million in loans to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and other Hoosier motorsports companies.
LAPORTE | About 150 people turned out for a public hearing Tuesday sponsored by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on plans for a boat race in LaPorte.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation requiring the state to purchase Moon Valley, a 57-acre Michigan City dune habitat, will not be acted on this session — but Indiana may end up acquiring the land anyway.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence on Wednesday named Doug Carter, a former suburban Indianapolis sheriff and retired state trooper, to be superintendent of the Indiana State Police.
JASPER COUNTY | Indiana Conservation officers are investigating two separate crashes that left two people injured over the weekend.
BEVERLY SHORES | What was normally a scene of tranquility was the setting for tragedy Monday afternoon as crews searched Beverly Shores waters and shores for a lost man.
HOBART | The third annual Family Fun Fishing event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Robinson Lake.
MERRILLVILLE | Town leaders on Friday presented many environmental benefits trees provide, but some trees planted during Merrillville's Arbor Day celebration serve an additional purpose.
HOBART | The public is invited to participate in a three-day Hobart Marsh planning session that begins Tuesday.
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