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Nielsen Subaru of Portage will once again open its doors to pets in need of homes by holding an Adopt-A-Pet Drive Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
One of the hardest parts about going on a vacation is leaving the family pet behind. While making the decision to travel with a pet can be fun and enjoyable, local experts say it takes a little planning and lot of precaution so every member of the family safely returns.
For most people, recycling is about what they can toss in their blue bin or recycling cart that gets placed at the curb.
Volunteering time to make the life of a rescued pet better is often a rewarding experience for both adults and children.
A dog can round out the perfect family. However, do homework in advance, and you're much more likely to end up with a friend for life than a return trip to the pound.
Helping veterans have a roof over their heads is the focus of the 2nd annual Northwest Indiana Auto Trade Association Poker Run.
Does that chair sitting in the corner of your room need a facelift? Rather than reupholstering it, try painting it.
It takes a certain type of medical professional to work in the hospital unit that treats the most fragile patients.
As the parent of a son serving in the U.S. Air Force, Art Georgian knows the importance of supporting this country’s servicemen and women, including those who have been wounded and have long roads to recovery.
Garage sales are a great way to rid your house of clutter, and make a few bucks while you're at it.
For children heading to school for the first time, it can be an emotional experience for both child and parent.
Sometimes, some of the best safety tips are the easiest.
Sure, the bathroom for most is the place where you get business done, but for many, it's much more. The bathroom is an oasis; a place to relax after a long day and a place where four walls separate you from the outside world.
Avid gardener Linda Mapes enjoys spending time outdoors, tending to her plants and taking in the sunshine.
Rev your engines and head to Valparaiso, as this week’s Summer Fest will offer classic cars, entertainment and an opportunity to give back to the community.
A garden featuring more than 500 roses is one of several that will be showcased on this year’s Lake County Master Gardeners Association annual Garden Walk.
Summer is upon us, and that means road trips for many families.
This year’s winter in the Midwest was rough on more than just people.
Summer is just around the corner, and communities across Chicagoland are gearing up for annual events that will draw thousands to the region.
Humane Society Calumet Area vies for piece of $600,000 in grants: HSCA competes in national Rachael Ray competition
Humane Society Calumet Area is one of 50 shelters nationwide vying for a piece of $600,000 in grant funding.
Just as gasoline is needed to run most cars, food is needed to energize the human body.
Looking for a day trip to take with the family? You don't have to venture far to find the perfect trip.
Despite Mother Nature's latest attempt at keeping winter around, Spring is officially here and bird enthusiasts say this is a great time to catch hundreds of species that migrate through this region.
Northwest Indiana's craft brewery industry is exploding and residents don't have to go far to find a vibrant microbrew scene.
Sitting on top of an academic building at Purdue University Calumet is a vertical axis wind turbine that on a windy day, generates the same amount of energy in one hour that it takes to light a 50-watt light bulb for 20 hours.
Choosing which fruits and vegetables to plant in your garden can often feel like a stop light: green (even newbies shouldn't have problems), yellow (use caution if you're a novice), and red (don't even think about it).
As Spring weather is just starting to show itself, gardeners are busy planning this year's bounty.
Including children in planting a garden can be a great cooperative project for both parents and kids.
Symbolic of beauty and love, roses hold a special place in many gardeners' hearts.
While Svjetlana Stojanovic prefers working in an office setting, having the option of working from home occasionally is a fantastic benefit, she says.
Stuck in the house with your family and have nothing to do? These creative crafts will help alleviate any cabin fever kids are experiencing this cold winter and rainy spring.
While there’s a perception among some that parks and recreation departments are inactive during the winter months, that couldn’t be farther from the truth – especially the winter this region has experienced.
This winter has dumped snow, ice and bitter cold temperatures on the region – leaving residents huddled in their homes or digging their way out of mounds of snow.
The Dunes Learning Center will hold its first ever family camp this weekend, giving parents and kids the opportunity to explore maple sugaring and enjoy a camping experience.
Driving down U.S. 30 at 3 a.m. in the middle of a snowstorm is not for the faint of heart.
Unless you’re looking for jobs that involve snow removal, you may have noticed a lack of job openings in some industries.
With winter weather at full force outside, for area gardeners, Spring may seem like years away - not months.
Visit any book store or library and you'll likely find several books on past presidents.
As most kids celebrate a day off from school Feb. 17, the nation will mark Presidents’ Day.
When the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks take the field tonight, all eyes will be on Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson.
It may start with a feeling as if the heart is skipping a beat or beating too hard or fast.
It may be one of the more painful aspects of applying for a job - the dreaded cover letter.
Being out of work is difficult, and sending out resume filled with employment gaps can present a huge hurdle to ending that unemployment.
The winter doldrums, the blahs, the winter blues - they're all terms to describe what many experience at this time of year as cold temperatures and fewer hours of daylight start to wear on many people.
A clean slate. That's what the New Year is to many, including financial experts who say now is the perfect time to start saving if you haven't been.
If you made a New Year's resolution this week, you join 44 percent of Americans who did the same this year, according to a poll released by the Marist Institute for Public Opinion.
If you haven't already winterized your home, it's not too late.
The holidays are about over, and many today are still eating leftover cookies and enjoying their new gifts.
Looking for a job? If you're trained in home health care, retail or construction, your luck may soon change for the better.
Despite the popular tune, not everyone can be home for Christmas.
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