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Park briefs

Porter County Parks

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
President Benjamin Harrison hunts the Kankakee

President Benjamin Harrison hunts the Kankakee

After the railroads were built in Northwest Indiana during the Civil War anyone with the ticket fare could experience the wonders of the Grand Kankakee Marsh. People from all walks of life now had access to this "Everglades of the North." A great number of them were political leaders. The mo…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Women’s Leadership Council unites leaders to make impact

Women’s Leadership Council unites leaders to make impact

MICHIGAN CITY | The Women’s Leadership Council of the LaPorte County United Way held its kickoff event, “Wine, Women and Impact” at Shady Creek Winery.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Love of sports sends spunky girl onto the football field

Second-grader Chloe Kowal is excited to begin the football season as the only girl on the Valparaiso Pop Warner Football Junior Mitey Mite 3 team.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Checking in on Hilltop

Checking in on Hilltop

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

League of Women Voters seeks members

VALPARAISO | The League of Women Voters of Porter County is rebooting with a kick-off meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Valparaiso University Christopher Center for Library and Information Resources Board Room.

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
Yost students read together

Yost students read together

September 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Critique night planned at art center

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Guests are welcome to show up, with no prior registration required. All ability levels and artistic styles are encouraged to attend. While VanderVinne is a painter, he wil…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am

YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Soundscapes brings cultures together

Soundscapes brings cultures together

VALPARAISO | South Shore Orchestra will celebrate the beginning of its 10th season as Valparaiso’s community orchestra with this concert season dedicated to "Imagine."

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

50 Fit & Fabulous to benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA annual Community Assistance Campaign

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Family YMCA's annual 50 Fit & Fabulous style show begins at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Old Town Banquet Center, 711 Calumet Ave.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Fill the boot

Fill the boot

September 18, 2014 12:00 am
Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing Historical Society, his mission is to collect and preserve the community's history.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

More volunteers need for Pack-A-Thon event

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is still seeking volunteers for its annual Pack-A-Thon event.

September 18, 2014 12:00 am

Feeding the hungry in so many ways

I can truly say I am a proud member of the Portage United Methodist Church. I have been a Methodist all my life and love my church family immensely.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
The importance of family traditions

The importance of family traditions

Opening one present on Christmas Eve, attending Midnight Mass, and my mom singing Las Mañanitas to me on my birthday are the family traditions I remember most.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Three CHS students selected for merit scholarship competition

Three CHS students selected for merit scholarship competition

CHESTERTON | Three Chesterton High School seniors are among the nation’s 16,000 semifinalists announced in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Corp. competition.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Fund Sunset campaign takes off

The Porter County Parks & Recreation “Fund Sunset” campaign launched on fundyourpark.org.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
Court of Honor

Court of Honor

 

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Community prayer breakfast is Oct. 8

CHESTERTON | For 13 consecutive years, the Duneland community has hosted a prayer breakfast patterned after the National Prayer Breakfast gatherings in Washington, D.C.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

New display at museum

LAPORTE | Have you ever walked around the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum and your child says, “What the heck is that thing?”

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

PUC to host Chinese Moon Festival on Friday

HAMMOND | Traditional Chinese cuisine, singing, dancing, games and sporting activities are planned for Purdue University Calumet’s eighth annual Chinese Moon Festival celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Fitness and Recreation Center at the south end of campus, south of 173rd Street.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Registration open for the 10th annual Hospice Hustle

MUNSTER | Hospice of the Calumet Area offers online registration for its 10th annual Hospice Hustle cycling event.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am

Challenger Learning Center to host Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk

HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will host the third annual Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk on Sunday. Beginning at 9 a.m., participants will race through Purdue University Calumet’s campus.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am
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