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VNA Honors Passed Loved Ones at Tree Lighting Ceremony


Friends and family gathered at Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso on Tuesday evening at the VNA’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony to honor and remember loved ones during the holiday season.

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Purdue Northwest University Athletics Department’s 6th Annual Kids & Alumni Day Welcomes All Ages into Pride Family

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It’s never too early to be a member of the Pride, according to Purdue University Northwest. Purdue Northwest University Athletics Department’s 6th Annual Kids & Alumni Day was a special event for past graduates and possible future PNW students alike, even if they’re currently three feet tall.

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Annual Sand Creek Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Sparks Special Memories


Twinkling lights, a towering Christmas Tree, a horse-drawn carriage and caroling- Sand Creek Country Club transformed its clubhouse into a winter wonderland for people big and small on Wednesday night.

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Whiting's Mascot Hall of Fame Continues Progress as Four Mascots Chosen for Induction

Whitings-Mascot-Hall-of-Fame-Continues-Progress-as-Four-Mascots-Chosen-for-Induction_01The Mascot Hall of Fame is an attraction working its way into the Whiting community recently. Founded as an online-only hall, excitement and anticipation has been high since the hall began planning its move to Whiting in 2014.

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La Porte Santa Parade and other Upcoming Downtown Events


Baby its cold outside, and Santa is getting ready to come to downtown La Porte! Join in for the 2017 Santa Parade in downtown La Porte held on November 25 at 12:00 p.m. The parade runs through downtown, and Santa will be taken to his chalet at Plaza 618, located at 618 Lincolnway in Downtown La Porte.

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Puppies & Mom Safe After Months of Evading Capture


Eight puppies are safe and sound as a result of the dedication of a group of committed and caring people, and a lot of luck.

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Michigan City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Hosts Local Heroes Event to Build Community Relationships


Too often, the only contact we get with local police is when we see those flashing lights in our rear view mirror. The staff at Michigan City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram held a Meet and Greet with Everyday Heroes event to help ease that stomach-tightening feeling, to show the community a different side of the police and to help raise funds for much-needed equipment.

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Franciscan Health Dyer: Books Bring Holiday Cheer to St. Francis Center Residents

Books-Bring-Holiday-Cheer-to-St-Francis-Center-Residents-2017Each Christmas season, Barnes and Noble in Valparaiso donates some $3,000 in new books for residents at St. Francis Center, through a program in which customers are offered an opportunity at checkout to purchase a book to donate. “This donation makes the holidays extra-special for the kids. They love getting new books,” said Guadalupe Florez, second from right, St. Francis Center community relations specialist.

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MCHS MCJROTC Defeats Portage in Military Skills Competition

mchs-mcjrotc-defeats-portage-in-military-skills-competition-2017 01The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) Drill Team defeated Portage High School MCJROTC in a head-to-head military skills competition on Saturday, October 28th, at Portage. The Wolves won 5 of the 9 events that comprised the event. Those events were Color Guard, Marksmanship, Stretcher Carry, Buddy Carry, and the Tug-of-War. Portage took the Armed Platoon, the One Mile Backpack Run, Push-Ups and Crunches.

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2017 Northwest Indiana Trick or Treating Times


The witching hour is upon us this year and Halloween is in full swing! Here are all of The Region's trick or treating times so you and your child can stock up on the maximum amount of candy goodness. 

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What a Treat at Zao Island's Trunk or Treat!


On Sunday, Children and families dressed up in their best costumes and were entertained by the many activities that Zao Island had to offer at it's Trunk-or-Treat event. With haunted miniature golf, hayrides, a costume contest, and a trunk-or-treat path, there was no better place to spend the evening. No matter what age, Zao Island was the perfect place to bring together families and friends.

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