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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Brooke Christ

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For the past 20 years, Brooke Christ has been helping people realize the American Dream as a Mortgage Loan Officer at Centier.

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#1StudentNWI: Holidays and Academics at La Lumiere

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Academic Decathlon Goes to First Competition!

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana December 21 - 23, 2018

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This weekend is PACKED with amazing activities to do this weekend in Northwest Indiana! From holiday craft shows, scavenger hunts, winter hikes, to Christmas celebration we're here to guide you for a fun-filled weekend.

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Lessons in 'Becoming'

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I sat in the passenger seat on the Indiana Toll Road headed for Chicago with my fingers anxiously twirling a strand of my curls, when my friend who was driving gently pushed my hands to my lap and encouraged me to not be nervous.

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La Porte Celebrates the Holiday Season

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Student Spotlight

As the holidays approach us, happiness and cheer are being spread all throughout La Porte High School. Teachers decorate their classrooms, music is played throughout the hallways, and students are found spreading more positivity than ever. One student, though, has stood out over the years through her everlasting distribution of love and joy.

Jocelynn Coleman, a La Porte High School senior, has been described as “compassionate” and “optimistic” by teachers at LPHS as her outgoing personality and genuine care for others stand out among others.

“She brightens your day with her smile, kind words, and passion for life,” Monica Owens, La Porte High School Physics teacher, said.

Coleman is on the LPHS Quiz Bowl team, and is the President of the La Porte High School Chapter of National Honor Society....

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Michele Hyland

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At the heart of every thriving corporation, there are passionate workers who make the gears turn and the organization run smoothly. Michele Hyland, the Office Administrator of the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC), keeps the office running smoothly, all while being a brilliant example of strength, service, and love for the arts.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana December 14 - 16, 2018

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Pet picture with Santa, holiday craft shows, and planetarium shows are just some of the AMAZING things to do this weekend in northwest Indiana! Find out what amazing family activities are going on near you!

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Michigan City Schools Unite in Grand Performance, "One City, One Sound"


The magic of Christmas sprung to life with the sound of music Thursday evening, November 6, at Michigan City High School. Students of all ages transformed the gymnasium into a concert hall. Local youth filled the room with Christmas music using their voices and instruments. The event lived up to its name: “One City, One Sound.”

“This is a way to bring the whole city together in the spirit of Christmas,” Stephanie Sobecki, Barker Elementary Music Teacher, said.

Michigan-Citys-One-City-One-Sound-Concert-20180407“Sobecki relayed that the students practiced for several months to make the event a great show. She was...

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana December 7 - 9, 2018

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'It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas' in northwest Indiana! From cookies with Santa, tree light celebrations to a hike in the park, northwest Indiana has TONS of activities this weekend!

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Krysten Hinkle

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Some people do good for their community through their careers. Others help their neighborhood in their spare time. Every so often, there is a person whose job and free time are spent bettering their community. In Northwest Indiana, Krysten Hinkle is a shining example of service in both her career and in her down time.

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#1StudentNWI: Michigan City High School Showcases Musical Talent

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The Indiana Bandmasters Association hosted their annual all-district honor band last Sunday, November 18, and all-region band the week before. The organization chose from a pool of about 300 students, grades 9-12 for all-district.

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