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State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

State funding for RDA tops One Region's priority list

VALPARAISO | Securing state funding for the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority in the upcoming legislative session was identified Thursday as the top priority of a region quality-of-life organization.

October 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Englewood Flyover, Indiana projects speed Amtrak

Illinois state and local officials Thursday dedicated a new railroad bridge in Chicago that will help speed Amtrak trains coming into Chicago's Union Station from Indiana and Michigan.  

October 23, 2014 3:00 pm

Porter County crime briefs

Man Tasered during traffic stop

October 23, 2014 1:32 pm

Hebron joins Dunes-Kankakee trail agreement

HEBRON | The Town Council approved an interlocal cooperative agreement Tuesday to develop the Dunes-Kankakee Trail, which is planned to have one terminus in town.

October 22, 2014 12:00 am

Fall prescribed burns announced at Dunes National Lakeshore

Five prescribed burns are planned this fall at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, officials announced Wednesday.

October 08, 2014 2:34 pm
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 93: Disc golf courses

Disc golf owes as much to the modern practice of tossing Frisbees around on a college campus quad as to the time-honored Scottish tradition of golf.

October 06, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Server has the right stuff to earn college scholarship

Server has the right stuff to earn college scholarship

A job at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton turned into much more for Porter resident Christian Steciuch.

October 03, 2014 12:00 am
Running wild at Woodland Park

Running wild at Woodland Park

October 01, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Porter police seek witnesses to fatal accident

PORTER | A Merrillville man died after a bicycle accident on Friday and police are seeking witnesses to the accident.

September 29, 2014 5:45 pm

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 28, 2014 12:05 am

Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Porter’s budget stays flat

PORTER | The Porter Town Council held a public hearing on its 2015 budget during Tuesday night’s meeting -- but with numbers barely changing, nobody voiced an opinion.

September 23, 2014 8:30 pm
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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