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Uncommon Brant Goose Visits Hammond Indiana

by Carolyn A. Marsh Reprinted from the WRite Stuff News Magazine, November 2016      An uncommon Brant Goose was with Canada Geese in the north basin of George Lake in Hammond. Alan Bruner and Rusty McIntyre discovered the goose on Sept 16.  Alan drives up from Marshall, Indiana to bird the lakefront every year…

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NWI Wineries – Tourism Destinations

      Several Northwest Indiana Tourism Destinations are local Wineries and are fast becoming a popular destination.        Anderson Winery in Valparaiso Indiana, specializes in light fruity wines produced from fruit and grapes grown in the Midwest area. Today the orchard has been replaced by Vineyards and in 2003 our first Estate Bottled…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

     There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling,…

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Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet & Motorcycle Show

     Want to Sell your Car? Need to find Parts? Valpo Car Show, Swap Meet, & Motorcycle Show will take place this Sunday, May 22nd 2022 AND Sunday, August 28th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00p.m. at the Porter County Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, Indiana. The show is open to all cars at 8:00 a.m. with registration on the…

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Northwest Indiana Breweries

For Area Craft Beer Festivals, CLICK HERE! Northwest Indiana Craft Beer Spots to Check out by David Wichlinski      Many of Northwest Indiana residents might be seeing a trend upwards in the micro-brewery output in the Region. This rise in business can be attributed to an influx of trendy microbreweries popping up all over Lake,…

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