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The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore helped infuse $75.9 million into local communities in 2012, according to a National Park Service report.
Three states claim Abraham Lincoln as a favorite son, but only Indiana can take credit for his formative years.
PORTER | Paul Labovitz will serve as the new superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, the National Park Service announced Monday.
PORTER | The National Park Service needs short-term housing near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for the summer’s seasonal workforce of park rangers, guides, maintenance workers and research aides.
CHICAGO | Members of Illinois' congressional delegation say they're introducing federal legislation to create a national park in Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood.
GARY | Join a star gazing club at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore between 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday and learn about the Orion nebula, the Pleiades cluster and Perseus. Participants will also learn basic star identification using teles…
It has been six months since little Nathan Woessner was rescued from beneath the sands of Mount Baldy, but the story isn't forgotten. Nor is it over.
LAPORTE COUNTY | A Valparaiso man and a Michigan man were charged earlier this month with hunting illegally at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
The proposal to link the Pullman State Historic Site with the Indiana Dunes as a Calumet Heritage Area could promote tourism in the region. It's an idea worth pursuing.
PORTAGE | When the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk opened five years ago, officials knew it would be a success.
If not for George Rogers Clark, we Hoosiers might snack on scones with jam and clotted cream and speak with cockney accents.
The childish snits leading to government shutdown have been filled with plenty of grandstanding — much of it by the very people who caused this embarrassment.
Fifth-graders at John Simatovich Elementary School in Union Township will learn firsthand about Tuesday's federal government shutdown.
The Indiana Dunes Environmental Learning Center's Camp Goodfellow is among the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore sites that have closed Tuesday as a result of the federal government shutdown.
Paul Labovitz has made his living protecting nature for more than 30 years, but his passion for it hasn't waned.
PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission has approved spending up to $325,000 on repairs and maintenance projects at the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk.
CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk announced Monday the National Park Service has released a study which concludes the Pullman community in Chicago’s South Side has unique historical significance and is worthy of serious consideration as …
MICHIGAN CITY | A month after 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was swallowed by a sinkhole, officials are still trying to figure out why it happened and if it could happen again.
This is my last column for The Times as I end my time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and retire from the National Park Service.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's plan to make the beach more accessible at Wabash Avenue in Porter should go forward. It's in keeping with the Marquette Plan objective of making the Lake Michigan shoreline more accessible to everyone.
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