THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 1: The dunes
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.
ST. JOHN | Town officials Thursday took the initial step to increase areas where tax increment financing can be collected.
In 2012, 169 of Hammond's College Bound students attended Purdue Calumet. That represents 34 percent of the program’s participants.
Members of the Union Volunteer Fire Department pass out smoke detectors at the Porter County Fair in 2012.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson gives the keys to the city to Jackson brothers, from left, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon as the famous brothers visited their boyhood home in 2012. Lake County commissioners on Wednesday voted to give nine abandoned properties near the Jackson home to the …
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.
A 2011 water main break at Columbus Drive and Alder Street in East Chicago left the entire city without water service.
Workers from Hasse Construction repair a broken East Chicago water main in December 2011. The break was at Columbus Drive and Alder Street, but it affected a much larger area.
Valparaiso University students and siblings Eryn and John MacNeil hang out with friends Kayla Belec, left, and Becca Grishow, who are clowning around in the backgroud, on campus near the coffee shop at the Christopher Center. John and Becca met through a group of friends and are now dating.
Valparaiso University students and siblings Eryn and John MacNeil look at photos on Becca Grishow's phone as they hang out on campus near the coffee shop at the Christopher Center. John and Becca met though a group of friends, and are now dating.
Valparaiso University students and siblings Eryn and John MacNeil hang out with friends Kayla Belec, left, and Becca Grishow in the background. John and Becca met through a group of friends and are now dating.
Valparaiso University student Kayla Belec laughs while visiting with friends and fellow students Eryn and John MacNeil, sister and brother, and Becca Grischow as the group hangs out on campus near the coffee shop at the Christopher Center.
Valparaiso University students John MacNeil and Becca Grischow high-five each other while visiting near the coffee shop at the Christopher Center while John's sister Eryn sits at left. John and Becca met through a group of friends and are now dating.
Janny Kleine checks on dairy cows at the Kleine Dairy Farm near Cedar Lake.
Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner.
Former Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels talked to third-grade students during a visit to Ambassador Academy in Gary in 2011. Teacher Tashama Stokes stands at right. Ambassador Academy has the highest number of students using vouchers in Northwest Indiana as well as the state. During the first year…
Former East Chicago Police K-9 Officer Darrell Shaffer and bomb dog Eddy search for explosives in 2011 during training at the old Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell. Eddy, 11, is scheduled to be euthanized today.
Overall revenues at Northwest Indiana casinos declined last year for the third year in a row. Here is the slots scene at Ameristar Casino, which is one of the market share leaders in the greater Chicago region.
A worker loads inner door panels for the Ford Explorer at Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights in 2012. Ford sold a record number of Explorers – 175,000 – last year.
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