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Military jets will fly high again at air show

Military jets will fly high again at air show

GARY | Lt. j.g. Phil Harper, administrative officer of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, used to head to the beach with his parents to watch the Chicago Air and Water Show as a kid, but cared more about the cotton candy and ice cream than the daredevil tricks the planes did.

August 14, 2014 6:15 pm Video Photos

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Tourism activists seek Calumet Heritage Area

Tourism activists seek Calumet Heritage Area

In this August 2012 file photo, beachgoers enjoy the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Portage. An effort is underway attempting to link the Indiana Dunes with the Pullman State Historic Site on the city's South Side to create a Calumet Heritage Area for tourism to the region.

October 29, 2013 12:00 am

Neighbors watching potential Cedar Lake development

CEDAR LAKE | Platting plans for three potential new lots near Cedar Lake already have drawn the attention of neighbors.

June 28, 2013 7:45 pm

Lakefront liquor license plan limited to Whiting

INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee made Whiting the sole beneficiary of a plan allowing additional liquor licenses at new restaurants adjacent to Lake Michigan.

March 20, 2013 3:30 pm
Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Cultivate area's ties to Chicago

Northwest Indiana's proximity to Chicago is an advantage that cannot be undersold as it seeks to grow. Chicago skyline as scene from Northwest Indiana beckons many commuters across the state line to higher-paying jobs. Region officials say affirming those ties to the nation's third-largest e…

December 13, 2012 3:12 pm
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October 06, 2012 12:00 am
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Marilyn Krusas

Marilyn Krusas

October 04, 2012 3:48 pm
USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

U.S. Steel buildings form the background across Burns Waterway from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Pavilion, Thursday. Jill Ritchie, director of public policy and governmental affairs for U.S. Steel, presented a program at the Indiana Dunes National La…

August 23, 2012 3:33 pm
USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

Jill Ritchie, director of public policy and governmental affairs for U.S. Steel, presents a program at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Portage highlighting U.S. Steel's commitment to Northwest Indiana's environment Thursday.

August 23, 2012 3:33 pm
USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

Jill Ritchie, director of public policy and governmental affairs for U.S. Steel, presents a program at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Portage highlighting U.S. Steel's commitment to Northwest Indiana's environment Thursday.

August 23, 2012 3:36 pm
USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

USSTEELENVIRO - U.S. Steel Environment Program

Portage - Jill Ritchie, director of Public Policy and Governmental Affairs for U.S. Steel, presents a program highlighting U.S. Steel's committment to Northwest Indiana's environment, Thursday, August 23, 2012.

August 23, 2012 3:33 pm
Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Cookies and muffins are among the fare at the Lakefront Park concession stand. The Portage Park Department has started the new food service providing a variety of sandwiches and snacks, as well as a few beach essentials like sunscreen and toys. "

July 02, 2012 3:45 pm
Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Concessions served at Lakefront Park

The Portage Park Department has a new food service at Lakefront Park and Riverwalk serving a variety of sandwiches and snacks, as well as a few beach essentials like sunscreen and toys. "We have sandwiches because they're healthier than hot dogs and nachos," said Allison Hauser, of Valparais…

July 02, 2012 3:33 pm
Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Bayleigh Vanderzee, 6, of Cedar Lake tries an orange frozen treat Monday morning from the concession stand at the Lakefront Park.

July 02, 2012 3:33 pm
Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Concessions served at Lakefront Park

Lauren Orsburn, 2, tries a cherry frozen treat Monday from the concession stand at the Lakefront Park in Portage.

July 02, 2012 3:33 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson shakes hands Tuesday with Ivan Simmons of Great Lakes Electric and other contractors who will be working on the $1.5 million next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project.

April 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

The next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project calls for adding bathrooms to the picnic pavillion and reconstructing the parking lot with LED lighting. Construction is set to be complete by the Gary Air Show in July.

April 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson speaks before breaking ground Tuesday on the $1.5 million next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project.

April 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson leads a news conference before a groundbreaking for the $1.5 million next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project.

April 03, 2012 3:00 pm
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