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Porter Beach to close until further notice.

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May 6, 2020

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: The National Park Service has closed the Porter Beach area of Indiana Dunes National Park. This closure includes both the national park beach and associated parking lots due to unsafe health conditions related to overcrowding, unsafe sanitation practices, and lack of social distancing pertaining to the…


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Friendship Botanic Gardens will open to the public beginning this Friday, May 1.

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April 29, 2020

Being in nature is good for the mind, body and spirit. While there may be uncertainty in the world right now, one alternative escape is to go for a walk, hike or jog on three miles of guided and wooded trails at the Gardens. 

Friendship Botanic Gardens, which are tucked…


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Laura Verheaghe Finds a Silver Lining…Soup!

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April 29, 2020

Feature photo: Laura and Bob Kerr (owner of Lakeshore Toyota) prepare to deliver 180 quarts of soup!

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And anyone who knows Laura Verheaghe, knows she is one tough cookie.

Laura, the owner of Red Cup Cafe in Chesterton, did not slow down…

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