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What Happens to the Indiana Dunes During A Government Shutdown?

     At the time of printing, we don’t know if we have a government shut down or not. But, just in case . . .  If the Indiana Dunes National Park closes on October 1, the Indiana Dunes State Park will remain open and fully staffed during the federal government shutdown (1600 N. 25…

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New Art Walk Installed at Cumberland Crossing In Valparaiso

     17 pieces selected by the City’s Volunteer Art Advisory Committee for the New Art Walk at Cumberland Crossing. Using steel like that manufactured throughout Northwest Indiana, these new pieces are metal sculptures built by Greg and Alex Mendez of Decatur, Indiana. The Exhibit is located at the corner of Cumberland Drive and Vale…

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Crown Point’s 2-Day Oktoberfest

     This year, the City of Crown Point is celebrating Oktoberfest with a two-day, family friendly festival.      Oktoberfest returns to Bulldog Park, 183 S. West St., from 5-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.       The change comes as the City saw a demand…

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Airman Apprentice Paris Taylor of Michigan City, Serves Aboard U.S. Navy floating airport

      One of more than 5,000 sailors serving aboard the self-contained mobile airport, USS Abraham Lincoln is Airman Apprentice Paris Taylor, a native of Michigan City, Indiana.  Taylor, a 2022 Michigan City High School graduate, joined the Navy one year ago. “I joined the Navy for a better career for myself,” said Taylor.…

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White Castle Walls For Sale in Whiting

    “We may have lost our original White Castle building, but the walls of this yummy fortress remain,” said Gayle Faulkner Kosalko of the Whiting Robertsdale Historical Society Museum.     Thanks to the generosity of White Castle, the museum was allowed to take many of the original porcelain panels.  The panels were then cut into…

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Porter County Clerk Jessica Bailey Receives Statewide Award

The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) announced that Porter County Clerk Jessica Bailey received the 2023 Outstanding County Clerk of the Circuit Court Award. The award recognized her contributions made to county government throughout her years of public service. Jessica is in the first year of her second term as the Clerk of Porter County. …

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Jennifer Prough ’91, Ph.D., Appointed Dean of Valparaiso University Christ College

Valparaiso University announces Jennifer Prough ’91, Ph.D., has been formally appointed dean of Christ College — The Honors College, effective immediately.  Dean Prough served as interim dean in the 2017 – 2018 school year, and has continued to serve in that capacity since 2021.  In her role as dean, Prough is responsible for the strategic…

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The Best Seasonal Items to 3D Print and Sell

The Best Seasonal Items to 3D Print and Sell

Every business looks forward to selling the season’s most popular items. Consider using a 3D printer to design and sell unique seasonal items.

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Drive-In Movie Magic: Nostalgia and the Resurgence of Outdoor Theaters in Indiana

Hoosiers rejoice as the beloved drive-in theater tradition returns with the arrival of the cicada-filled season. Indiana boasts twenty of these nostalgic establishments, where both modern blockbusters and retro films are screened. Social distancing has benefited the development of outdoor theaters in Indiana. If you are familiar with the feeling of nostalgia for outdoor theaters,…

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New SoLa – South of the Lake Mixed Use Development Breaks Ground in Michigan City

Michigan City Economic Development held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Sola – South of the Lake. A Mixed use development ushered in a new era of growth, momentum and vibrancy for Michigan City! This Mixed-use Development by Farpoint Development / Decennial Group unites housing, hotels and amenities for community members at the former “You Are…

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