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Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects

Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects

Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects.

July 04, 2014 2:02 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes

July 04, 2014 1:58 pm

Black oak savanna project scheduled at Dunes

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the Indiana Dunes State Park will begin restoring the black oak savanna this summer in an effort to save the homes of the endangered Karner blue butterfly and other native species.  

June 09, 2014 4:15 pm
Sun, bikes, water can lead to summer pain

Sun, bikes, water can lead to summer pain

Beach-goers try keep cool at West Beach in the middle of a heat wave in July 2012. Bodies of water can be deadly without using common sense and paying attention, especially to children, experts warn.

May 23, 2014 3:42 pm
Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, June 2014

Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, June 2014

Portage - Fishermen cast their lines into Lake Michigan off the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk pier.

April 30, 2014 7:09 pm
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore staff members and Ivy Tech students plant native species plants at Cowles Bog.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is the newest addition to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. It is owned by the National Park Service and managed by the City of Portage.

April 17, 2014 11:07 am
The course of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon took runners through the neighborhoods of the Miller district of Gary and along the lake front Sunday.

The course of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon took runners through the neighborhoods of the Miller district of Gary and along the lake front Sunday.

The course of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon took runners through the neighborhoods of the Miller district of Gary and along the lake front Sunday.

October 27, 2013 3:54 pm
Participants of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon take off from the start line early Sunday morning at Marquette Park in Miller.

Participants of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon take off from the start line early Sunday morning at Marquette Park in Miller.

Participants of the Dawn of the Dunes Marathon take off from the start line early Sunday morning at Marquette Park in Miller.

October 27, 2013 3:53 pm
Supporters of the runners in inaugural Dawn of the Dunes races in Gary held up signs of encouragement to help motivate the runners.

Supporters of the runners in inaugural Dawn of the Dunes races in Gary held up signs of encouragement to help motivate the runners.

Supporters of the runners in inaugural Dawn of the Dunes races in Gary held up signs of encouragement to help motivate the runners.

October 27, 2013 3:53 pm
Many people joined up in groups to run the 5K of the Dawn of the Dunes event Sunday morning for encouragement, especially for those who have never ran a race before.

Many people joined up in groups to run the 5K of the Dawn of the Dunes event Sunday morning for encouragement, especially for those who have never ran a race before.

Many people joined up in groups to run the 5K of the Dawn of the Dunes event Sunday morning for encouragement, especially for those who have never ran a race before.

October 27, 2013 3:53 pm
MarathonRunners of the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes marathon and half marathon compete in Gary on Sunday morning, running up Lake Shore Drive near the 2-mile mark and the first water station.

MarathonRunners of the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes marathon and half marathon compete in Gary on Sunday morning, running up Lake Shore Drive near the 2-mile mark and the first water station.

Runners of the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes marathon and half marathon compete in Gary on Sunday morning, running up Lake Shore Drive near the 2-mile mark and the first water station.

October 27, 2013 3:53 pm
Jeff Mescal of Lowell won the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes Marathon on Sunday morning.

Jeff Mescal of Lowell won the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes Marathon on Sunday morning.

Jeff Mescal of Lowell won the inaugural Dawn of the Dunes Marathon on Sunday morning.

October 27, 2013 3:54 pm
John Boreman was the winner in the half-marathon at the Dawn of the Dunes on Sunday morning in Gary.

John Boreman was the winner in the half-marathon at the Dawn of the Dunes on Sunday morning in Gary.

John Boreman was the winner in the half-marathon at the Dawn of the Dunes on Sunday morning in Gary.

October 27, 2013 3:54 pm
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore closing due to government shutdown

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore closing due to government shutdown

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore closed for business Tuesday due to the federal government shutdown. Campers were told to seek alternate accomodations.

October 01, 2013 8:44 am
Wild Sea Oats and Shifting White Sand Dunes of the Emerald Coast Beaches of Destin, Fla.

Wild Sea Oats and Shifting White Sand Dunes of the Emerald Coast Beaches of Destin, Fla.

Wild sea oats and shifting white sand dunes of the Emerald Coast beaches of Destin, Fla. invite visitors to enjoy unmatched cool sands and gentle breezes.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Brad Bumgardner, an Indiana Dunes State Park interpretive naturalist, kneels next to the propeller salvaged from the J.D. Marshall, a wooden sand sucker that shipwrecked just off the shoreline in June 1911.

September 05, 2013 12:00 pm
Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

A map shows the location of the J.D. Marshall shipwreck off the shoreline of the Indiana Dunes State Park.

September 05, 2013 12:00 pm
Charter School of the Dunes celebrates new building

Charter School of the Dunes celebrates new building

Indiana Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, joins Charter School of the Dunes Principal Christine Pepa and students and school officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new Gary building Aug. 9. At far left is Charter School of the Dunes Board President Danielle Sleight and Gary Mayor Karen Fre…

August 15, 2013 2:07 pm
Charter school of the Dunes celebrates new building

Charter school of the Dunes celebrates new building

Hundreds gathered Aug. 9 at the new Charter School of the Dunes building in Gary for a ribbon-cutting and celebration of the new facility that opened for classes on Aug. 12. The school also began a new partnership with Calumet College of St. Joseph as its authorizer, which replaced Ball Stat…

August 15, 2013 1:56 pm
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