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Blazer Ball and More at MQTT

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What’s coming up

With the end of winter in sight, this means one thing for MQTT: the state tournament for basketball. The Blazers are focused on success, ready to take on any team.

“As the season moves forward, our goal is to win sectionals and to keep the streak alive,” said team member Jake Tarnow. “I believe that we can do it if we play our style of basketball and as a team. After sectionals we just want to play as well as we can to move on to the next game, one at a time.”

This year is a special one for many players, as it is their last year on the high school court. There are seven seniors on the team. Colin Kenney is one, and he is optimistic for their postseason because of all the team’s hard work.

“My favorite part about Marquette basketball is the bond you create with your teammates that lasts...

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Courtney Parthun

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All of us strive for success in life, especially when it comes to our careers. When life’s daily stresses overwhelm us and prevent us from achieving success, we look for pillars of support. Meet Courtney Parthun, a La Porte community member who is that pillar for so many people.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 22nd - 24th, 2019

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This weekend is all about entertainment in Northwest Indiana! Checkout Valparaiso University's International Film Festival or family movie night at Pine Elementary Friday night. The Midwest Rail Rangers return and Final Say both return to Michigan City. Find out what other awesome activities are going on near you!

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Skiing, Dancing, and More at La Lumiere

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Ski Trip

In the midst of the crazy winter weather, La Lumiere students huddled up and hit the road for the annual ski trip. This year about 30 students and four faculty members hit the slopes at Granite Peak Ski Area in Wausau, Wisconsin. In past years, the ski trip had been a day trip to Bittersweet Ski Area, but Mr. Chad Perney, the organizer of the trip, decided that he wanted to give students a little more time skiing. He decided to extend the trip a day and move the location to Wisconsin.

On the morning of February 1, the skiers loaded up the buses and headed out. After a day of driving, the Lakers put on their gear and hit the slopes. Despite the frigid temperatures on Friday night, students skied and snowboarded the night away, making memories with peers. After getting a good night’s rest in a local hotel, they once again hit the...

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 15th - 17th, 2019

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It's another fun-filled weekend in Northwest Indiana! Be sure to check out 219 Day in Hammond and stop by the Duneland Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana for their annual pancake breakfast! Find out what else is going on in the Region this weekend!

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Margie Amedei Born

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Many things come together to make up a person’s character. For Margie Amedei Born, some of the main puzzle pieces are her creativity, reliability and tendency to be a kid at heart.

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#1StudentNWI: La Porte High School prepares seniors for graduation


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Reaching goals and preparing for her future, senior Kate Kazmierzak has been making the most of her final year at La Porte High School.

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Melissa Gruber

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Melissa Gruber relies on her love of people to success in her job. With strong interpersonal communication skills, a passion for helping others, and a love for the Region, she is making a positive contribution to La Porte County through her work at American Renolit Corporation.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 8 - 10, 2019

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The weekend right around the corner and so is the South Shore Line to take you to the Chicago Auto Show! As one of the country's largest auto show kicks off, so are other amazing weekend activities in Northwest Indiana. From puppies to reptiles, the Region is packed with fun for everyone. Find out what's happening near you.

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Tom Dermody

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As a La Porte native and a strong believer in the city’s potential, Tom Dermody has spent a lifetime trying to give back to his community. By channeling his love for the Region and his dedication to stewardship, he and his wife Jackie have launched several initiatives to pull La Porte along its journey to being a thriving Indiana community.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 1st - 3rd, 2019

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This weekend is going to rock in Northwest Indiana (literally) as the Crown Point Library hosts a rock painting event AND the Crawpuppies return to Blue Chip Casino! The Midwest Rail Rangers are also making returning to keep you moving through the chilly weekend. Click below to see what other amazing fun things are happening this weekend in the Region!

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