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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

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Friends in Service Together helps Prevent Child Abuse Porter County

Friends in Service Together helps Prevent Child Abuse Porter County

Friends In Service Together motorcycle riders club President Bill Hickman presents LuAnn Shirley, President of Prevent Child Abuse Porter County with a check for the proceeds from their Benefit Ride held on June 29. The ride began and ended at Leroy's Hot Stuff in Porter. Prevent Child Abuse…

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Porter prepares for playgrounds

PORTER | Since May, the Porter Parks Department has been fundraising for upgrades at two of their parks — Hawthorne and Porter Cove — and during Tuesday night’s council meeting, Director of Parks Brian Bugajski said it hopes to add to its coffers through upcoming events.

September 09, 2014 10:00 pm
Chicago doctor's body found in Lake Michigan

Chicago doctor's body found in Lake Michigan

PORTER | The body of a Chicago doctor was recovered Monday from Lake Michigan after he fell overboard from a boat Sunday night, officials said.

September 08, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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'Century of Progress Homes Tour' reservations open Monday

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE | Online reservations for the Century of Progress Homes Tours at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore begin at 8 a.m. Monday. This year, in addition to the Oct. 18 tours, there is a weekend of activities at the historic homes Oct. 17-19.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

Hour Glass museum hosts Ogden Dunes Stories Project

OGDEN DUNES | The history of a Northwest Indiana beach community was on display Sunday at the Hour Glass Museum.

August 31, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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David Moscoe with Randy the puppy in Hawthorne Park

David Moscoe with Randy the puppy in Hawthorne Park

Labrador mix puppy, Macho Man Randy Savage, or Randy for short, holds his leash in his mouth while getting pets from owner David Moscoe, of Chesterton Friday in Porter's Hawthorne Park.

August 29, 2014 5:49 pm
David Moscoe with Randy the puppy in Hawthorne Park

David Moscoe with Randy the puppy in Hawthorne Park

David Moscoe, of Chesterton, plays Friday with his new puppy, Macho Man Randy Savage, or Randy for short, in Porter's Hawthorne Park. The pair have been friends for about two weeks after David got the Labrador/Shepherd mix canine from a friend.

August 29, 2014 5:48 pm
Puppy park time

Puppy park time

August 29, 2014 5:25 pm Photos

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Same sex marriage proponents rally in advance of key court hearing

Same sex marriage proponents rally in advance of key court hearing

MUNSTER | During a rally in Centennial Park Monday afternoon, Porter resident Linda Collins said she was looking forward to shaking the hands of plaintiffs in a groundbreaking lawsuit that challenges Indiana ban on same-sex marriage.

August 25, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

Innovation in imaging: MRI technology experiences rapid advances

The days of patients being fed into a horizontal tube with expectations to stay there for sometimes half an hour while a machine snaps detailed images are fading, as MRI technology makes way for wider, sturdier machines.

August 23, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Ready for anything: Drills keep emergency workers on high-alert

Whether it’s within the walls or out in communities, health care facilities strive to be ready for emergencies from power outages to extreme weather with preparation, practice and partnerships.

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Porter Fire Department receives assistance grant

PORTER | Porter Fire Department was one of several rural and volunteer fire departments from 29 counties across Indiana awarded more than $194,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants.

August 21, 2014 6:30 pm

National Lakeshore offers activities

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
Shirley Heinze Land Trust hosts bus tour of nature preserves

Shirley Heinze Land Trust hosts bus tour of nature preserves

Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a guided bus tour of its nature preserves from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The bus will depart promptly at 8 from the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. Ind. 49, Porter.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

Porter officials outline upcoming events

PORTER | During a brief meeting on Tuesday night that saw little business, Porter Town Council members heard updates from department heads and received a check from Metro Recycling.

August 12, 2014 8:30 pm
Prosecutors taking second shot at sex misconduct charges

Prosecutors taking second shot at sex misconduct charges

VALPARAISO | Prosecutors are taking a second shot at charging a Porter man with felony counts of sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy.

August 11, 2014 3:00 pm

Winfield looks to make commerical strip more connected, accessible

WINFIELD | Incorporated just 21 years ago, Winfield can't boast century-old buildings or a picture postcard downtown.

August 09, 2014 5:51 pm
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