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Workshop teaches how to identify invasive tree pests

VALPARAISO | To help prevent the Asian longhorn beetle from doing the kind of damage communities are now dealing with from the emerald ash borer, a two-hour workshop on the invasive pests will be held Monday for the public.

July 14, 2013 12:00 am
It's Your Call: Lake County Master Gardener Help Line a two-decade green thumb tradition

It's Your Call: Lake County Master Gardener Help Line a two-decade green thumb tradition

Horticulturalist Nikky Witkowski, a Lake County Purdue Extension educator, says she even gets "the casual question" from her husband.

June 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Master Gardeners Help Line Responder Eileen Truby at Lake County Purdue Extension Office

Master Gardeners Help Line Responder Eileen Truby at Lake County Purdue Extension Office

Master Gardeners such as Eileen Truby (shown) have received 13 weeks of training in various aspects of horticulture to volunteer their time on the Master Gardener Help Line coordinated at the Lake County Purdue Extension Office in Crown Point. In 2011, Master Gardeners assisted over 800 homeowners.

June 14, 2012 12:00 am

LaPorte County agrees to lease building at fairgrounds

LAPORTE | The signing of a lease Tuesday seemingly puts to rest a longstanding controversy over whether to build a new structure at the LaPorte County fairgrounds.

September 21, 2011 7:45 pm
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