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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 99: Surfers hang 10 in the 219

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 99: Surfers hang 10 in the 219

Ah the region, home to sand, steel mills ... and surfers?

October 12, 2014 12:05 am Photos

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Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Whihala Beach lifeguard Jack Pufahl removes a large piece of metal debris from the water at the pier at Whihala Beach in Whiting. The lifeguards were making sure conditions are safe for themselves and other rescue personnel in case they need to save a drowning person at the pier.

June 24, 2014 4:08 pm
Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Whihala Beach lifeguards Ian Davidson-Dugan, on the jet ski, Brandon Egebrecht, left, Connor Davidson, center, and Jack Pufahl, right, check for hidden rocks or debris as part of their weekly in-service training at the pier at Whihala Beach in Whiting. The lifeguards were making sure conditi…

June 24, 2014 4:08 pm
Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Whihala Beach lifeguards, from left, Jack Pufah, Connor Davidson, Brandon Egebrecht, and Ian Davidson-Dugan determine a clear path on the rock to save a drowning person as part of their weekly in-service training at the pier in Whiting.

June 24, 2014 4:08 pm
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A memorial at the pier at at Whihala Beach in Whiting.

June 24, 2014 4:08 pm
Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Safeguarding Whihala Beach

Whihala Beach lifeguards check for hidden rocks or debris as part of their weekly in-service training at the pier at Whihala Beach in Whiting.

June 24, 2014 4:08 pm
EDITORIAL: Region needs to address water safety issue

EDITORIAL: Region needs to address water safety issue

Here in the region, we need to do a much better job of water safety instruction. The recent spate of drownings — an annual occurrence, sadly — drives this home.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

TUESDAY

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Blue Island councilman's body recovered from lake near Whihala Beach

Blue Island councilman's body recovered from lake near Whihala Beach

HAMMOND | The body of a 50-year-old Blue Island city councilman who went missing in Lake Michigan near Whihala Beach while boating with friends Thursday was recovered late Thursday night.

July 19, 2013 12:26 pm Video Photos

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Body Found in Lake Michigan

Body Found in Lake Michigan

The body of a 50-year-old Blue Island city councilman who went missing in Lake Michigan near Whihala Beach while boating with friends Thursday afternoon was recovered late Thursday night.

July 19, 2013 10:52 am
Man missing in water at Whihala Beach

Man missing in water at Whihala Beach

WHITING | Police, rescue crews and a dive team were searching Thursday night for a 50-year-old man missing in Lake Michigan, about 200 yards off shore at Whihala Beach.

July 18, 2013 7:27 pm Video Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Come on in, but the water may not be fine

MARK KIESLING: Come on in, but the water may not be fine

The clouds were puffy white in a blue sky, the water was a clear blue color, and the sand was, well, it was sand.

July 18, 2012 12:00 am
Revitalizing Whiting's Lakefront Park

Revitalizing Whiting's Lakefront Park

Imagine succumbing to the sizzling heat and wading into cool sparkling waters, diving in like a mermaid, the waves rolling your body back and forth under a clear blue sky, your joy and laughter echoing into the air.

April 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Whiting works to improve lakefront living

Whiting works to improve lakefront living

WHITING | Years of preparation to establish Whiting as Lake County's premier lakefront destination community are paying off as many long-range plans are coming to fruition this year.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Surfers take on choppy Lake Michigan waters

Surfers take on choppy Lake Michigan waters

September 30, 2011 9:30 pm Photos

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Hands Across Sand link activists

Hands Across Sand link activists

WHITING | Jack Villarreal spent Saturday morning at Whiting's Whihala Beach not to play in the sand and surf, but to make a statement about the environment.  

June 25, 2011 2:05 pm Photos

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You can beat the summer heat in Whiting

Evidently, and all of a sudden, it's summer.

June 02, 2011 12:00 am
Rescue workers preview equipment of the future

Rescue workers preview equipment of the future

HAMMOND | When rescue workers look at a lake and know there is someone under the surface, seconds count.

April 15, 2011 12:09 pm Photos

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Region's outdoors mean good times and good health

Region's outdoors mean good times and good health

Taking advantage of Northwest Indiana's recreational opportunities may be just what the doctor ordered.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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