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Meadowbrook Nature Preserve doubles in size

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Shirley Heinze Land Trust has acquired an 80-acre parcel adjacent to the former Meadowbrook Girl Scout Camp it purchased in January 2013.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am

8th annual Trail Creek Fun Float is Sunday

MICHIGAN CITY | Join the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association for our 8th Annual Trail Creek Fun Float. New this year, we are celebrating the kickoff of the paddling season with a tiki themed paddle! Dig out your favorite (or ugliest) Hawaiian shirt and join us for a great day of paddling …

June 05, 2014 7:16 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: A Great Lakes water trail to be proud of

MITCH BARLOGA: A Great Lakes water trail to be proud of

Last year, a couple of young women truly defined the word "intrepid." Best friends Amy Lukas and Mary Catterlin set out on a “dugout,” or handmade canoe from a cottonwood tree, and sailed the perimeter of Lake Michigan. Their entire journey covered 1,200 miles of the 1,638 miles of coastline…

October 03, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 19, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 19, 2013

An art installation at Art Prize illustrates a concept close to my heart, a new issue of BusINess magazine coming soon, and a much-anticipated update on the chair refurb project. --- Kathleen Dorsey, Managing Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 12, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 12, 2013

New book signing with Shore writer Heather Augustyn, Rainbow Serenity Arts Fair in Hobart, An art show in an alley in Chicago, and an ever-so-ambitious furniture rehab project. --- Kathleen Dorsey, Managing Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 11, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 5, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, September 5, 2013

“two red chairs” at the SSAA gallery on Friday night and a Lake Michigan surf padding and kayaking regatta on Saturday in Michigan City; Lake Effect jazz band finale and Senior PGA wants you! --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am

1st Kankakee River Paddlers Camp now open

LAPORTE | The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association (NWIPA) in partnership with the LaPorte Co. Parks Department, the Kankakee River Basin Commission (KBRC), LaPorte Co. Surveyor’s Office, and the LaPorte County Drainage Board, would like to announce that Kankakee River Paddler’s Overnight …

May 31, 2013 6:53 pm
KATHY LUTHER: Water knows no boundaries

KATHY LUTHER: Water knows no boundaries

We use water to sustain our bodies, cook and grow our food. We use it to wash everything from clothes to toes, cars to decks. We use it to float goods to us from faraway places, and to carry away waste products. We swim, paddle and play in it.

May 23, 2013 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Blueways blossoming in Northwest Indiana

MITCH BARLOGA: Blueways blossoming in Northwest Indiana

I first introduced you to our growing “blueways” network back in 2011. Since then a tidal wave of progress has swept over the Calumet region, and as our warmer days approach, it’s high time to highlight the great progress in water trail development in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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NWI paddlers hold ceremony Saturday at Hammond Marina

HAMMOND | It's not often paddlers of Northwest Indiana gather without boats, but on Saturday, they'll get together for the Northwest Indiana Paddling Association's Winter Rendezvous.

January 11, 2013 12:05 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Swanson secured legacy for non-motorized culture

MITCH BARLOGA: Swanson secured legacy for non-motorized culture

Northwest Indiana boasts a number of outstanding leaders who have brought a passion toward bettering our economic climate and quality of life. At the end of this month, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Executive Director John Swanson, my boss, will retire from his position t…

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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To mix business with pleasure, just add water

To mix business with pleasure, just add water

HAMMOND | Dan Plath makes a living doing what he loves and volunteers in his off time to share his devotion with others.

December 04, 2012 11:39 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: 2011 was good year environmentally

GUEST COMMENTARY: 2011 was good year environmentally

Last year was a very good year environmentally for Northwest Indiana. Not the opening line you expected? Let's take a trip down memory lane.

February 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Paddling group awards members, partners

Paddling group awards members, partners

LAPORTE | The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association recognized individuals and conservation organizations Saturday at its Winter Rendezvous at Red Mill County Park.

January 07, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana Paddling Association 2012 Winter Rendezvous

LAPORTE | The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association would like to invite you to the 2012 Winter Rendezvous on Saturday, Jan. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. at Redmill County Park, Canada Lodge, 0185 South Holmesville Road.

December 27, 2011 12:36 pm
MITCH BARLOGA: Paddling the 'Great Northwest' Indiana

MITCH BARLOGA: Paddling the 'Great Northwest' Indiana

When we think of canoeing and kayaking, we usually picture such an activity taking place along a river or lake among a majestic landscape as those found in Canada and the Rockies, or perhaps within a beautiful state or national park. If I told you that excellent paddling opportunities exist …

July 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Paddlers to make a splash over Lake Michigan water trail

Paddlers to make a splash over Lake Michigan water trail

PORTAGE | Chesterton resident Gina Darnell spent a lot of time paddling around on Lake Michigan while growing up in Beverly Shores.

June 01, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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