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Horizon Bank Bestows Gift of $20,000 to Friendship Botanic Gardens

By on January 24, 2017

Horizon Bank has demonstrated its commitment to the Northwest Indiana community by donating $20,000 to Friendship Botanic Gardens (FBG). On November 29th, Steve Kring, the Laporte County Market President for Horizon Bank, officially presented a check to the FBG board of directors.

Horizon’s gift will fund the creation of a new…



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Around the Lake in Seven Days.

By on January 23, 2017

Submitted by: Scott Timmerman

In August I decided it was time to do something I have wanted to do the last few years: drive completely around Lake Michigan. I chose to follow the Lake Michigan Circle Tour route with a few slight variations. Their website offers plenty of suggestions and…

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Friday Feature: Beachwalk Vacation Rentals

By on January 20, 2017

Location: Rental office is at 202 Beachwalk Lane (Beachwalk is at stop 7 in Sheridan Beach)
Phone: 800.814.7501

Many people who live in the area don’t realize that Beachwalk is not only a neighborhood, but a community that offers weekly, as well as weekend, vacation rentals. It is just an hour from…

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Winter Hiking: Three Dunes Challenge

By on January 19, 2017

Submitted by: Donna Lind

I love hiking the Dunes trails in winter. I love the way the trees look without summer’s green, their silhouettes gracefully curving and bending and reaching upward, casting striped shadows across the sand. I love how you can see the sandy slopes and the shape of…

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