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Rachel Cook in Pursuit of Radiant Vision


Most high school seniors bite their nails over finals and college plans, eagerly anticipating the next chapters of their lives and celebrating with their friends. When she was a senior in high school, all Rachel Cook could focus on was the mystery of her deteriorating vision. The days following her graduation were filled with doctors and concern.

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NorthShore Health Centers Loads the Bases for Annual Men’s Health Fair with the Gary SouthShore Railcats


A warm summer day is a wonderful thing, and it’s even better if spent enjoying a leisurely game of what is often referred to as America’s pastime. But, what’s better is being able to do just that while taking care of your health at the same time. NorthShore Health Centers is happy to celebrate their relationship with the Gary SoutShore Railcats by offering their annual Men’s Health Fair at US Steel Yard in Gary, Indiana. This year marks the fifth year for the event.

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Center of Workforce Innovation and READY NWI Host 7th Annual Summer Institute for Educators


The Center of Workforce Innovation’s READY NWI initiative gathered educators from across Northwest Indiana on Monday morning for their 7th Annual Summer Institute for Educators. The event aimed at connecting educators and finding ways to meet the skill and education needs of Region employers.

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Whiting Unites as Superhero Saturday Dominates Downtown Whiting


Heroes filled the streets of the City of Whiting as they gathered downtown to celebrate the total vanquishing of evil doers everywhere. Fearless heroes leapt off the pages of DC and Marvel alike and performed daring stunts and wielded their powers by demolishing brick walls, hitting their target with giant boulders, and forging their balloon weapons in the name of all things good and super!

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Gary SouthShore RailCats "Scout Night" Draws Large Crowd


The Gary SouthShore RailCats hosted “Scout Night” on Friday evening, as they took on the Sioux City Explorers for some professional action. Fans from all over Northwest Indiana gathered around for the occasion, which included roughly 80 people associated with local Boy and Girl Scout troops. The RailCats also incorporated a “Sandlot” theme to the night, referring to the iconic baseball movie of the ‘90s. With both themes set, the evening was composed of several events planned for after the game.

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Michigan City Cooling Centers Open


With extreme heat and humidity expected over the next few days, Mayor Meer would like to remind the citizens of cooling centers located within the City of Michigan City.

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Dunebrook Receives Grant from General Insurance Services and Westfield Insurance Foundation


Dunebrook recently received a $4,000 grant from General Insurance Services and Westfield Insurance Foundation as part of the Westfield Legacy of Caring program. This grant will help support Dunebrook’s mission of helping parents build healthier, happier families. At Westfield, it’s more than writing insurance policies. Helping friends and neighbors during times of need is at the core of the Westfield Insurance Foundation. Each year, Westfield independent insurance agents are invited to nominate a local nonprofit for the Legacy of Caring program. The program invests in communities and helps impact disaster recovery, family stability or safety, and programs that invest in attracting and developing talent to insurance...

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NIPSCO Seeks Grant Applications for Public Safety Education and Training

rot1NIPSCO is announcing a new grant to support local nonprofit organizations that provide public safety education and training across northern Indiana.

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The City of Hammond Celebrates Dual Groundbreaking & Ribbon Cutting at Oxbow Landing


On Tuesday, Anne Anderson Director of Economic Development for the City of Hammond welcomed a strong crowd to the dual ground breaking and ribbon cutting at Oxbow Landing.

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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Hosts Conducts Leadership Camp


Cadets of the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) conducted a Leadership Camp at the St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in Delafield, WI, from June 4-8. They also used a local Boy Scout Camp for some of the adventure training and a local state park for their land navigation exercise. The camp was funded by the Marine Corps. It did not cost MCHS or the cadets anything.

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The Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City Welcomes Beer and Wine Enthusiasts to the Annual Brew at the Zoo


Saturday afternoon, the Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City, Indiana held its annual fundraiser, Brew at the Zoo. As the event began, patrons and beer or wine enthusiasts lined up outside the gate to check in and get ready for an afternoon of delicious and thirst-quenching beverages.

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