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Private developer inspired to build modern day ski jump on Indiana dune.

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April 1, 2021

Feature photo taken from Ogden Dunes historical archives. (ogdendunes.in.gov)

Today’s flurries make it the perfect day to release news of a modern day ski jump being built right here in Northwest Indiana.

Investor Philip Bump announced his plans yesterday to a mixed crowd.

“The Indiana Dunes are becoming a wonderful destination”,…


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Reflecting on our Calendar Covers.

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October 19, 2020

There’s under two weeks left to submit photos to the 2021 Dig the Dunes Calendar Contest, so we decided to reflect on the history of our calendars.

Ever wonder how we picked our cover photographer? Our panel of judges felt this spot was a special one. It’s the first impression…


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Beach Nourishment Begins at National Park’s Portage Lakefront

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August 27, 2020

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK:  Beach nourishment is scheduled to begin on August 27th at Indiana Dunes National Park’s Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk area. This work, sometimes called sand nourishment, involves placing dredged sand, obtained from other locations, onto beaches to repair damage caused by erosion.  

While the public is invited…

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