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Nellie Debildt Colors Symphony of Chesterton in Flowers


Nellie Debildt has added a little color to the Symphony of Chesterton senior-living medical resort, and I am talking about more than her upbeat, motivating personality. She has literally added color in the form of flowers now flourishing throughout the yard and courtyard of the facility.

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Local Family Makes 2017 Tour de La Porte a Weekend Affair

Local-Family-Makes-2017-Tour-de-La-Porte-a-Weekend-Affair_01 For Emily and Josh Kayser, the Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a family (and full weekend!) affair. The two have signed up to complete the 5k Trail Run, Half Marathon Run, and 100 Mile Distance Cycling Event – all in the course of three days.

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The City of Hammond Celebrates the Country and Community at Annual Naturalization Ceremony and Fourth of July Celebration


An incredibly talented band, beautiful scenery, and great company could be found all across Northwest Indiana, but nowhere more so than at one of Hammond’s jewels - the Wolf Lake Pavilion. The city celebrated the Fourth of July in style at the Pavilion this year, with fireworks and some of the jazziest tunes around setting the tone for a night of fun, family, and pride.

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The City of La Porte, Indiana's Capital for the Day, Celebrates Patriotism and Pride at Annual Fourth of July Parade


The City of La Porte swelled with patriotic pride this year as the La Porte Jaycees presented the annual Fourth of July Parade, inviting area residents to “Spend the Fourth in La Porte.”

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The City of Whiting Celebrates Our Nation's Heroes at 98th Annual Fourth of July Parade


Marvel superheroes and real American heroes alike marched down the historic 119th St. for Whiting’s 98th annual Fourth of July parade. Thousands of people flocked to the sidewalks to mark their spots for the parade well before dozens of floats representing key organizations in Whiting’s community took to the streets to celebrate Independence Day.

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Anam Cara Stables Offering Children's Summer Program in 2017


Anam Cara Stables, Inc. is offering an exciting summer program for children ages 6-12: Horse-Powered Reading. The program partners horses with students to experience reading with their entire minds and bodies. Using metaphors for reading skills paired with horse-powered obstacles, students build motivation to read and grow their self-confidence in reading abilities.

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Michigan City YMCA Celebrates Grand Reopening of Tucker-Babcock Pool with World’s Largest Swim Lesson, Community Cookout


The long wait for the reopening of the Michigan City Family YMCA pool is over, and just in time for the official start of the summer season. The YMCA celebrated the reopening of the pool this week with a bang - by hosting a community cookout and an attempt at a world record for world’s largest swim lesson.

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My Dad Taught Me…

my-dad-taught-me-2017For Father’s Day, Ideas in Motion Media Owner Chris Mahlmann asked his friends what they learned from their Dad.

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Chicago Rapper Ridgio visits Boys & Girls Club of Michigan City

BGC-MCChicago Rapper Ridgio visited with Club members of the Boys & Girls Club of Michigan City on Friday, June 2 before performing at the LOK (Lindsey O’Brien Kesling) Wishing Tree Foundation Young Artists’ Expo at Lubeznik Center for the Arts for First Friday.

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Gary RailCats, McDonald's Welcome Families To Play Ball At Family Sunday


'Families stormed the U.S. Steel Yard as the Gary SouthShore RailCats hosted a Family Sunday event for their fans. Kids played catch on the outfield with their parents, grandparents, or brothers and sisters as the RailCats readied up in the bullpen before facing the Texas Airhogs.

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Soon-to-Be New Home Owner Accepts Congrats

Carol Swisher, a longtime cafeteria employee at Franciscan Heath Crown Point, reacts recently to news her entry was chosen for a Habitat for Humanity home being built in Lowell.


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