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PUBLISHER NOTES: Mentors sustain high-achievers

PUBLISHER NOTES: Mentors sustain high-achievers

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…

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Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, October/November 2014

Shore Magazine's Letter from the Publisher, October/November 2014

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.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: Ritz is right to launch drive for texts

RICH JAMES: Ritz is right to launch drive for texts

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.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
MARTIN HENRICHS: Is school funding fooling us?

MARTIN HENRICHS: Is school funding fooling us?

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.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you ready to face disaster?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Are you ready to face disaster?

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…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: The importance of quality of life indicators

GUEST COMMENTARY: The importance of quality of life indicators

Yogi Berra said, “You’ve got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, ‘cause you might not get there.”

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
Creating Groundhog Day: Constant gardening at Green Sense Farms

Creating Groundhog Day: Constant gardening at Green Sense Farms

I had always wanted to go. Then the ads pushed me, inescapably, in the right direction.

September 19, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Harvest Country: Lake Michigan-area farms enjoy the bounty of autumn

Harvest Country: Lake Michigan-area farms enjoy the bounty of autumn

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.

September 19, 2014 11:06 am Photos

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Octoberfestivals abound and 'tis the season for apples in Michigan

Octoberfestivals abound and 'tis the season for apples in Michigan

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.

September 17, 2014 10:00 am
EDITORIAL: Keep funding NWI's game-changer

EDITORIAL: Keep funding NWI's game-changer

The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority is bringing about a transformation of the region. This process must continue at full speed.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI doesn't need puppet on state board

GUEST COMMENTARY: NWI doesn't need puppet on state board

It’s hard to understand the positions Tony Walker has taken in his role as a member of the Indiana State Board of Education.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Chicago WGN Critic Roy Leonard helped herald NWI stage

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Chicago WGN Critic Roy Leonard helped herald NWI stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
Novelty featured for food and beverages this weekend at Round Barn and Mighty Mick's in CP

Novelty featured for food and beverages this weekend at Round Barn and Mighty Mick's in CP

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.

September 11, 2014 10:00 am
Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

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.

September 10, 2014 4:51 pm
Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

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…

September 10, 2014 4:51 pm
Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

Mobile food market kicks off Hunger Action Month

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…

September 10, 2014 4:51 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, September 11, 2014

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.

September 10, 2014 2:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Apprenticeships build nation's future

GUEST COMMENTARY: Apprenticeships build nation's future

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…

September 09, 2014 12:00 am
Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

Merrillville police officer dies from gunshot wound

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.

September 07, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of periodic columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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