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Researchers find new hole at Mount Baldy dune

Researchers find new hole at Mount Baldy dune

MICHIGAN CITY | Researchers looking into the cause of a hole at Mt. Baldy that trapped a 6-year-old boy last summer said Thursday morning that they have found a new hole in the sand dune.

August 14, 2014 1:05 pm Video Photos

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A new summer tradition begins with Lightning Bug Music Festival

A new summer tradition begins with Lightning Bug Music Festival

The twin passions of a local husband and wife will collide on the grassy knoll of Valparaiso’s Sunset Hill Park as a bevy of unique music styles and food options are presented under the banner of Lightning Bug Music Festival to help fund a regional educational cause that, as parents, is impo…

July 03, 2014 1:00 am Photos

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Indiana Tourism Association working to boost tourism

CHESTERTON | Indiana tourism is a multibillion dollar industry, and Carrie Lambert, executive director of Indiana Tourism Association, traveled from Indianapolis to talk about it Wednesday. 

July 02, 2014 11:06 am
OFFBEAT: Louie Lilac, Dunes and Blooms and winning names are today's news bouquet

OFFBEAT: Louie Lilac, Dunes and Blooms and winning names are today's news bouquet

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am
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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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 12, 2014

Two Romeos open and close; Patsy Cline in Beverly Hills, Chicago and a whole lot of improv at Acorn in Three Oaks.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 11, 2014 2:00 am

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
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, June 5, 2014

The return of outdoor movie night drives in to Miller Beach and downtown LaPorte; and a Dunes benefit in Michigan City on Saturday night.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

June 04, 2014 2:00 am Related
Swimming, hiking, history, ecology all highlight the Indiana Dunes

Swimming, hiking, history, ecology all highlight the Indiana Dunes

A well-planned visit to the Indiana Dunes region could start at the Indiana Dunes Tourism Visitor Center at 1215 N. Ind. 49, Porter, just north of Interstate 94 and the Indiana Toll Road.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How to help

The preservation and protection of the dunes began with activism that remains strong in the region today.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Dunes history

Dunes history

Prairie Club of Chicago at the dunes

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
HMS students learn about prescribed fires

HMS students learn about prescribed fires

HOBART | Hobart Middle School sixth-graders from Tom Swafford and Katie Rinas' classes recently learned about prescribed fires during a hands-on field trip to the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center.

April 07, 2014 3:22 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Pullman site should make history again

The proposal to link the Pullman State Historic Site with the Indiana Dunes as a Calumet Heritage Area could promote tourism in the region. It's an idea worth pursuing.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am
East Side Scouts hike the Indiana Dunes

East Side Scouts hike the Indiana Dunes

CHESTERTON | Cub Scout Pack 773 took advantage of a beautiful fall day on Oct. 12 to hike Trail 7 and 4 at the Indiana Dunes State Park.

October 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Pick partners carefully, you'll find great joy

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Pick partners carefully, you'll find great joy

The buzzword today in Northwest Indiana is "regionalism." When you think of regionalism, what does that mean to you?

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Yesterday’s railroads are today’s trails

MITCH BARLOGA: Yesterday’s railroads are today’s trails

If you regularly read this column, or are just a hiking or bicycle enthusiast, you know about the robust development of off-road trails in Northwest Indiana.

September 05, 2013 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Colts can pound sand, we prefer Bears

RICH JAMES: Colts can pound sand, we prefer Bears

Quit whining, Speros. We are tougher than that in Northwest Indiana.

August 31, 2013 10:32 pm

Indiana beaches snubbed by Colts cheerleaders

Swimsuit-clad Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders posed on a pristine Lake Michigan beach for their calendar this year, and local tourism officials are fuming they drove right past Indiana's 15 miles of shoreline.

August 28, 2013 3:05 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 1, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 1, 2013

Purchase advance tickets for the special premier screening of The Butler with Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard and Clarence Williams III. But no tickets needed for Saturday NISO concert and the new FOTS available soon everywhere.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

July 31, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 25, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, July 25, 2013

Chicago's Downton Abbey, Nickerson family living history at the Driehaus museum and spectacular live music by the Neverly Brothers at Taltree Arboretum, Sanctified Grumblers at County Line Orchard and The Crane Wives at the Livery in St. Joe.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, S…

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
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