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Indiana Dunes State Park

Bryan Reinhart Filming 1985 Sequence for Documentary Segment

Bryan Reinhart Filming 1985 Sequence for Documentary Segment

Bryan Reinhart is shown filming the opening sequence for Ross Summer Music Theatre's 1985 production of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers." Since the play is supposed to take place in the mountains, he used a matte technique to add mountains into the scene by filming through a window with a p…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am
Yoga on the beach

Yoga on the beach

Bleu Lotus Yoga Studio in Chesterton offers a class on the Indiana Dunes State Park beach.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana Dunes State Park brings yoga to the beach

Indiana Dunes State Park brings yoga to the beach

CHESTERTON | It started with lying on the sand, listening to the waves and clearing the mind. 

July 04, 2014 12:00 am Video Photos

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Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Chesterton | Valparaiso firefighter and Boston Marathon runner Jeff Walsworth took the 3 Dune Challenge at Indiana Dunes State Park. He ran the 1.5 mile trail at the 3 Dune Challenge kickoff Thursday afternoon.

June 12, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

A sign marks a trail for the 3 Dune Challenge at Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. The fitness challenge is to hike or run a 1.5 mile trail along Mount Jackson, Mount Holden and Mount Tom.

June 12, 2014 3:28 pm
Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Mark Newman, executive director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, begins the 3 Dune Challenge at the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. The fitness challenge is to hike or run a 1.5 mile trail along Mount Jackson, Mount Holden and Mount Tom.

June 12, 2014 3:28 pm
Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Lorelei Weimer talks during a news conference kicking off the 3 Dune Challenge at Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. The fitness challenge is to hike or run a 1.5 mile trail along Mount Jackson, Mount Holden and Mount Tom.

June 12, 2014 3:27 pm

Indiana Dunes State Park open for visitors

Indiana Dunes State Park is open and ready for visitors, officials said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014 7:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Can you handle the 3 Dune Challenge?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Can you handle the 3 Dune Challenge?

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have what it takes to climb the three highest sand dunes in Indiana?

May 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Woman charged with trafficking synthetic marijuana to prisoner working at Dunes

Woman charged with trafficking synthetic marijuana to prisoner working at Dunes

CHESTERTON | A Knox woman was arrested Wednesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park after police said she tried to give synthetic marijuana and tobacco to a work release inmate.

April 30, 2014 9:50 am
Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

Regulators, responders train for pipeline oil spill response

PORTAGE | Save the Dunes and Enbridge Energy Partners LP partnered this week to train emergency responders in caring for wildlife in the case of an oil spill from an underground pipeline.

April 29, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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IUN Geology Club to Walk for Water this Saturday

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Geology Club will participate in the annual Walk for Water at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Indiana Dunes State Park, beginning at the City West Shelter on Ind. 49 in Chesterton. The event will promote The Thirst Project, an organization that raises funds to…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Chellburg Farm is a historic structure and attraction in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park climb the Devil's Slide dune Saturday.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Plenty of things to do in the Dunes

Plenty of things to do in the Dunes

Whether you want to learn more about the history of the region or the birds that soar above it, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (IDNL) and the Indiana Dunes State Park (IDSP) offer a plethora of programs and activities for children and adults alike.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Jennifer Henke, of Lowell, left gathers plants with her daughters Emily, 13, center and Olivia, 11, Saturday during the Friends of the Indiana Dunes 18th Annual Native Plant Sale at the Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes parks' history deeply tied to Chicago, local activism

Dunes parks' history deeply tied to Chicago, local activism

The push for protection of the Indiana Dunes began 115 years ago in Chicago.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Timeline of dunes parks history

1899 - Studies by University of Chicago botanist Dr. Henry Chandler Cowles focus on the concept of succession, how plant species change in a given area to make room for new species to take over. Cowles uses the plants in the Indiana Dunes as his outdoor laboratory and draws students to his p…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Jim Kozy hunts for metal objects in the Dunes Creek Watershed at the Indiana Dunes State Park.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Andrew Christopher, of Valparaiso works on a laptop computer Saturday while sitting on the Lake Michigan shore at the Indiana Dunes State Park.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
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