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Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, August/September 2014

Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, August/September 2014

There is a wealth of information at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center open daily from 8am-6pm (CT) during the summer, and the parks are open from sunrise to sunset in season.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Boost protection for Lake Michigan beaches

Swimming in Lake Michigan can be dangerous, even without the rip currents that can develop. In fact, it's the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes.

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Related

E.C. hiring young people for temporary summer positions

EAST CHICAGO | The city is seeking applicants between the ages of 18 and 22 to fill 112 temporary positions for eight weeks in the summer.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

Three people rescued from Lake Michigan waters

MICHIGAN CITY | Two people were close to drowning Tuesday afternoon when they were rescued by lifeguards at Michigan City.

July 24, 2013 11:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Play at beaches, but play it safe

GUEST COMMENTARY: Play at beaches, but play it safe

Lake Michigan can be a wonderful place to swim and surf, but it can also be a dangerous place. The National Park Service reminds visitors to use care when swimming in the lake. We do our best to inform the public of what they need to do to protect themselves, but we cannot make the park free…

July 26, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Come on in, but the water may not be fine

MARK KIESLING: Come on in, but the water may not be fine

The clouds were puffy white in a blue sky, the water was a clear blue color, and the sand was, well, it was sand.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am
Lifeguarded beaches along Lake Michigan are hit-or-miss

Lifeguarded beaches along Lake Michigan are hit-or-miss

Lake Michigan's waters can be wicked. Calm one moment and deadly the next.

July 14, 2012 5:30 pm
Meteorologists, lifeguards partnering for rip current forecasts

Meteorologists, lifeguards partnering for rip current forecasts

A sign at Indiana Dunes State Park alerts swimmers to the dangers of possible rip currents.

May 24, 2012 5:09 pm
Meteorologists, lifeguards partnering for rip current forecasts

Meteorologists, lifeguards partnering for rip current forecasts

Indiana Dunes State Park lifeguards Ryan Thomalla and Brian Nagel walk out to deeper water to practice lifesaving techniques at the state beach in Porter County. Rip current forecasters have the help of lifeguards at local beaches. Lifeguards report water conditions twice daily and can see t…

May 24, 2012 5:09 pm
Lifeguards Training at Dunes

Lifeguards Training at Dunes

Indiana Dunes State Park lifeguards Ryan Thomalla, right, and Brian Nagel run through Lake Michigan while practicing lifesaving techniques at the state beach in Chesterton, Thursday, May 24, 2012.

May 24, 2012 5:09 pm
Quality of life report finds NWI 'a region in transition'

Quality of life report finds NWI 'a region in transition'

People swim in Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton. 

May 24, 2012 5:07 pm
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