Visitors to Indiana's latest nature preserve will have to work a little harder than most sight-seers to take in the attraction.
Strong winds out of the north and near record waves on Lake Michigan associated with Hurricane Sandy last October impacted two local harbors, making them more difficult for boaters to navigate.
Indiana Governor Mike Pence, Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer and Greg Woessner, the father of Nathan Woessner, honored and thanked the crews who saved Nathan from a sinkhole in Mt. Baldy.
MICHIGAN CITY | Nathan Woessner's rescuers will get their day in the spotlight next week.
MICHIGAN CITY | Investigators have discovered another hole at the Mount Baldy dune similar to the hole that enveloped a 6-year-old Illinois boy in July.
A crew with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spent Monday sweeping over Mount Baldy with ground penetrating radar looking for any anomalies after a sinkhole swallowed a 6-year-old boy a month ago.
MICHIGAN CITY | Gov. Mike Pence will attend a ceremony to honor everyone involved in the rescue of a 6-year-old boy who became buried under 11 feet of sand along Michigan City's lakefront.
Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old boy who was swallowed by a sand dune two weeks ago, has been released after four days of rehabilitative care at a Chicago children's hospital.
Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old Sterling, Ill. boy rescued from underneath some 11 feet of sand July 12, was discharged from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital on Tuesday.
MICHIGAN CITY | The 6-year-old boy rescued from a sand dune at Mount Baldy last week remained in serious condition Friday but is now able to eat and walk with assistance, officials said.
MICHIGAN CITY | Word arrived about 4 p.m. Friday. A boy was trapped under the weight of Mount Baldy, a behemoth sand dune at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
CHICAGO | The coroner was standing by when they pulled the cold and lifeless 6-year-old boy from the sinkhole that suddenly swallowed him at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
MICHIGAN CITY | The National Park Service has extended the closure of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Mount Baldy section indefinitely while park employees investigate whether more underground depressions could collapse and endanger visitors to this popular recreation area.
MICHIGAN CITY | A boy who was injured Friday after being dragged 11 feet down a sand hole remained in critical condition late Sunday, a hospital spokeswoman said.
MICHIGAN CITY | A 6-year-old Sterling, Ill., boy, rescued from a sand hole in the Mount Baldy section of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore remained in critical condition Sunday morning at The University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital.
Children splash in the water along the Lake Michigan shoreline at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Mount Baldy.
It has been said that Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of the region’s best kept secrets. Yes, the park gets 2 million visitors a year, but many people do not realize there is a national park here or that the places they love to visit are part of the national park.
Venturing into an outdoor weekend getaway or summer excursion can be one of the most memorable experiences. Whether you're brainstorming your options or already planning your itinerary, doing a little research beforehand can help make your trip more unique, enjoyable and safe.
PINE TOWNSHIP | Situated at the doorstep to Mount Baldy, natural beauty abounds in rural Pine Township.
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