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Octave Chanute

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 72: Chanute glider

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, Day 72: Chanute glider

Wilbur and Orville Wright get credit for the first successful powered flight, at Kitty Hawk, N.C., but Octave Chanute earned accolades, too, for helping the Wrights get it right.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Chanute glider

Chanute glider

A replica of Octave Chanute's glider, which helped inspire the Wright brothers' famous first successful flight, seems to soar above the exhibit space at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.

August 18, 2014 12:15 pm
Endangered Architecture

Endangered Architecture

Endangered buildings are sometimes in the eyes and beliefs of the beholders.

February 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: Hey, Joe, I'm waiting for your call

I'm still waiting for Joe Biden to call, if only to apologize for not saying "Hi" when he was in Porter County two weeks ago. But we have confirmation he was, indeed, at the airport and the Chesterton DQ.

August 10, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: NIRPC 2040 plan great, multimodally speaking

PHIL WIELAND: NIRPC 2040 plan great, multimodally speaking

After months of research and listening to hundreds of residents, public officials and others, the 2040 Comprehensive Regional Plan succeeded for the first time in coalescing the region around a truly awe-inspiring vision of our future with unexpected insights like:

June 29, 2012 12:00 am
Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

When Octave Chanute glided from the top of a dune on Miller Beach in 1896, he not only flew into aviation history, but also, in many ways, into oblivion as well.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DAVIES: Legends' Compass points the way for children

JOHN DAVIES: Legends' Compass points the way for children

Is it possible the children of Northwest Indiana will discover the immense human treasure that exists in our region?

January 08, 2012 12:00 am Related
MARK KIESLING: City of the Century now on life support

MARK KIESLING: City of the Century now on life support

I have somewhere a set of six glasses issued in 1956 as part of the 50th anniversary of the city of Gary that list it as the "City of the Century."

February 13, 2011 12:00 am
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