Ah the region, home to sand, steel mills ... and surfers?
Bart Glowacki, left, of Wilmette, and Richard Pawlowski, of Orland Hills, wind surf at Wolf Lake in Hammond in October 2011.
Telling the tale of the South Shore in 100 objects.
Though Northwest Indiana motorists got a break Thursday from snow, many spent the day driving around potholes, in dense fog and high standing water.
The unrelenting wintry grip on the region is expected to continue for the foreseeable future.
Dyer residents whose sleep has been affected by train whistles at all hours of the night are now benefiting from a “quiet zone” created through town.
The historic lighthouse at Washington Park beach in Michigan City.
Clouds pass quickly over the Chicago skyline looking from Whihala Beach County Park in Whiting.
Clouds pass quickly over the Chicago skyline looking from Whihala Beach County Park in Whiting. This year's Calumet Summit, taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday, is aimed at strengthening the connections across the state line between groups working on environmental issues.
Waves pummel a pier at Washington Park beach in Michigan City in October. IDEM Commissioner Tom Easterly on Thursday said LaPorte County no longer meets the Clean Air Act standard for ozone due to high levels at the Michigan City air monitor.
Valparaiso resident Jeff Gatz walks his dog Zoe along the Indiana Dunes State Park beach under brilliant white clouds last September. The Indiana Dunes area is a top tourist draw.
Waves driven by high winds pummel the historic lighthouse at Washington Park beach in Michigan City in this Oct. 29 file photo.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana was spared Wednesday from a winter storm that killed at least six people in southern states, closed businesses and made travel all but impossible in central and southern Indiana.
VALPARAISO | The fate of the giant cottonwood at the entrance to the Glen Glade condominiums again is up for discussion by the home owners association.
Waves driven by high winds pummel the lighthouse pier Monday at Washington Park beach in Michigan City.
A front loader removes sand from Washington Park beach in Michigan City during high winds on Monday.
Sand is blown around a parking lot at Washington Park beach Monday in Michigan City.
A man turns away from a stream of wind-blown sand at Washington Park beach in Michigan City on Monday.
Valparaiso resident Jeff Gatz walks his dog Zoe on Tuesday along the Indiana Dunes State Park beach under brilliant white clouds.
Joann Irons, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., walks along the beach despite high winds at the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton.
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