There are common themes running through the stories of our 20 Under 40 honorees, one is the joy they take from watching others grow and thrive. Another is the willingness to credit others with inspiring and mentoring them, even though success has come so quickly. Consider some examples of th…
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.
Every time my bank balance gets down to the point where I probably shouldn’t risk bouncing a check, I get to thinking about the $2 billion Indiana has in the bank.
Rich James struck a sympathetic note with me in his Aug. 24 column when he wrote, “It would have been easier to learn Russian than understand how Indiana funded its public school system.” I dropped out of a Russian class, and my mind fogs up when I study school finance.
Northwest Indiana is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. We are able to enjoy the changing seasons, sometimes in a single 24-hour period. Our unpredictable weather can be a source of enjoyment, or it can wreak havoc. A few weeks ago, several blocks in South Haven had four feet of w…
Yogi Berra said, “You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, ‘cause you might not get there.”
I had always wanted to go. Then the ads pushed me, inescapably, in the right direction.
In the lushness of autumn, the farms bordering Lake Michigan in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan abound with a cornucopia of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Never miss an Octoberfest, an abundance of apples and a Mad-Men inspired cocktail dinner party with Journeyman at MBC---Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.
The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is bringing about a transformation of the region. This process must continue at full speed.
It’s hard to understand the positions Tony Walker has taken in his role as a member of the Indiana State Board of Education.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
Round Barn Winery Distillery and Brewery is showing foreign sports cars with a vineyard backdrop and in CP Mighty Mick's is doing St. Pat's Day in CP.--- Pat Colander, Associate Editor and Publisher, Shore Magazine.
About two dozen volunteers from eight Walmart stores throughout the region prepare food and other items for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana's Pantry on the Go on Wednesday at the Butterfield Family Pavilion in Valparaiso's Old Fairgrounds Park.
Arleen Peterson, executive director of The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana, speaks to volunteers during the Foodbank's Pantry on the Go on Wednesday at the Butterfield Family Pavilion in Valparaiso's Old Fairgrounds Park. At center is Stephen Beekman, development director and Victor Ortiz, fo…
Stella Richardson, of South Haven, left, and Lynette Smith, of Gary, join over a hundred other people outside the Butterfield Family Pavilion in Valparaiso's Old Fairgrounds Park as they wait for the doors to open Wednesday on the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana's Pantry on the Go. The mobile…
Donna Blue Lachman gets a second wind in Three Oaks and local galleries feature Michiana artists in upcoming exhibitions including Mitch Markovitz, Dora Natella, Marc Ullom, Sara Sokol and Kevin Gross.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.
When you hear the word “apprenticeship,” what comes to mind? Blacksmiths and candlestick makers? Ben Franklin apprenticed as a printer before opening a print shop of his own, and we are still reaping the benefits. George Washington apprenticed as a land surveyor before his military and polit…
MERRILLVILLE | Police Patrolman 2nd Class Nickolaus Schultz died Sunday, less than two days after being shot by a man wearing body armor and waiting in ambush inside a Merrillville condo unit, authorities said.
Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of periodic columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.
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