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Walkin App Helps Indiana Hoosiers Get On their Feet

Need some motivation to get started walking but don’t have time? Get WalkIN’ is an e-mail based walking program being offered through Purdue Extension. People can sign-up, walk on their own, and receive consistent e-mailed support and information. Any resident of Indiana who is aged 18 years and older may enroll at

Spring is here and that means nicer weather with more time spent outdoors. Why not take this opportunity to start walking and moving more? Walking is a popular form of physical activity—and good for your health!

Only half of all American adults get the recommended amount of physical activity. Lack of physical activity is directly related to the occurrence of adult obesity and overweight.

Regular physical activity can lower risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, and falls in older adults. Walking is an excellent way for most people to increase their physical activity.

It is an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle. Walking is accessible to almost anyone, doesn’t require specific skills or fancy workout clothes and equipment.


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Michigan City Farmers Market Opening May 1st

     According to Officials the Michigan City Farmers Market is Scheduled to open On May 1st, 2021. Amid the Pandemic, Social Distancing Practices will be enforced. The Market is an enclosed space and can allow for social distancing practices as outlined by the Indiana Governor.    The Michigan City Farmers Market aims to provide…

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Outdoor Dining in Northwest Indiana

Northwest Indiana Fine Dining Restaurants –     Our Comprehensive Overview of fine dining Northwest Indiana offering outdoor dining.  Please note, these are mostly high-end restaurant with positive reviews worth the drive, we did not include fast food places.      •  Bistro 54, 54 Main St.,  Hobart, 947-2817,, open Thur. – Sat. only, full bar, Quaint…

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Dangers of Going Off-Roading in the Rain

If you find yourself on the trail when the weather takes a turn for the worse, make sure to keep these dangers of going off-roading in the rain in mind.

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Hunger Hike 2021 Announced

Walk, run, or bike with the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana on Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at the Hunger Hike! Create a team with your family, friends, and coworkers to raise awareness and funds to provide meals for individuals and families facing hunger. Kids Area –  Children 12 and under are invited to participate in our…

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State Road 149 To Close Till Mid-June

VALPARAISO | SOUTH HAVEN INDIANA –   State Road 149 from Lenburg Rd/C.R. 1050 N north to Joliet Ave will be closed beginning Monday, April 19 stated the Indiana Department of Transportation. State Road 149 was closed in this location last year for widening work to take place on the west side of the roadway. The…

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East Chicago Offers Mobile Clinic April 13-17

      A Free mobile vaccination clinic will be offered in East Chicago from April 13th thru April 17th from 9am – 6pm. The location will be the East Chicago School Administration Building at 1401 E. 144th St., East Chicago, Indiana.         Register online by visiting or call 211 (866-211-9966)…

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Hammond Hosts Springtime Pawp-Up

Join us at this free event in the month of National Pet Day at the Hammond Civic Center (5825 Sohl Ave.) on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 3pm. Come and find your new fur baby while shopping local vendors & crafters. Concessions will be available for purchase. This event requires that all vendors and…

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