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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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