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Jogging = Longer Life?

Jogging = Longer Life?

Regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years, according to a long-running study from the Copenhagen City Heart study.

October 17, 2014 10:33 am
EDITORIAL: ValPLAYso effort builds community spirit

EDITORIAL: ValPLAYso effort builds community spirit

Thousands of volunteers built a new playground in Valparaiso in a week, but that was just a part of what their effort built.

October 14, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteer work on ValPLAYso playground complete

Volunteer work on ValPLAYso playground complete

VALPARAISO | Margaret Haggerty and her son, Corey, 11, were among the hundreds of volunteers who came to lend a hand to complete work on the nearly completed ValPLAYso playground.

October 12, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 74: Community Veterans Memorial

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 74: Community Veterans Memorial

For the past dozen years, people have gathered at a 6.5-acre park in Munster to honor veterans and learn more about the sacrifices endured during the nation's major conflicts since 1900.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Judy Commers doing clean up with students

Judy Commers doing clean up with students

Porter County Career Center teacher Judy Commers picks up trash with her students at neighboring Tower Park in Valparaiso two years ago. Commers is leaving the Valparaiso schools due a change in the interest on her self-funded retirement annuity.

August 02, 2014 1:27 pm
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Visitors to the Lakefront and Riverwalk park enjoy the beach and Lake Michigan on Thursday afternoon.

May 08, 2014 2:36 pm
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Lennox Murray, 2, of Chesterton, plays on the beach Thursday at the Lakefront and Riverwalk Park in Portage.

May 08, 2014 2:35 pm
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Park

Conleigh Murray, 4, of Chesterton, plays in the waves Thursday at the Lakefront and Riverwalk Park in Portage.

May 08, 2014 2:36 pm
Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Dunes parks aiming to expand visitor experiences

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore staff members and Ivy Tech students plant native species plants at Cowles Bog.

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk is the newest addition to the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. It is owned by the National Park Service and managed by the City of Portage.

April 17, 2014 11:07 am
DOUG ROSS: Sprucing up parks plants pride, responsibility

DOUG ROSS: Sprucing up parks plants pride, responsibility

December isn't the normal time to talk about parks. But this is the season of giving, and this column is about giving back to the community by cleaning up parks.

December 27, 2013 12:00 am
1230MVSKATE, Deep River Park ice skaters

1230MVSKATE, Deep River Park ice skaters

Ice Plaza at Deep River Waterpark.

December 19, 2013 12:15 am
Holiday spirit kicks off in downtown Valparaiso

Holiday spirit kicks off in downtown Valparaiso

 Carolers share holiday favorites at the 2012 Holly Days event.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am
Holiday spirit kicks off in downtown Valparaiso

Holiday spirit kicks off in downtown Valparaiso

Families enjoy train rides along the streets in downtown Valparaiso at the 2012 Holly Days Event.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am
Holiday Spirit Kicks Off in Downtown Valparaiso

Holiday Spirit Kicks Off in Downtown Valparaiso

© 2012 Jon L. Hendricks - www.jonlhendricks.com

November 21, 2013 4:59 pm
Holiday Spirit Kicks Off in Downtown Valparaiso

Holiday Spirit Kicks Off in Downtown Valparaiso

© 2012 Jon L. Hendricks - www.jonlhendricks.com

November 21, 2013 4:57 pm

Portage ponders lakefront park's operations

PORTAGE | When the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk opened five years ago, officials knew it would be a success.

October 26, 2013 11:15 am

Lake Station holds Rummage in Park today at Riverview

LAKE STATION | The city is holding its Rummage in the Park event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Riverview Park, 2701 Ripley St.

September 15, 2013 12:05 am
Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Brad Bumgardner, an Indiana Dunes State Park interpretive naturalist, kneels next to the propeller salvaged from the J.D. Marshall, a wooden sand sucker that shipwrecked just off the shoreline in June 1911.

September 05, 2013 12:00 pm
Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

Porter Co. shipwreck site poised to be state's first underwater preserve

A map shows the location of the J.D. Marshall shipwreck off the shoreline of the Indiana Dunes State Park.

September 05, 2013 12:00 pm
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