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Michigan City High School Seniors Triumphant at Annual Grand March


An excitement was in the air, palpable enough to feel on your skin. The proud seniors of Michigan City High School donned their caps and gowns for their annual panoramic photo Thursday morning, to the delight of their peers, their teachers, and an admiring crowd of children at Joy Elementary School.

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New Prairie High School Update, May 24, 2018

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Students at New Prairie High School always get creative when arriving to the last day of school in style! Students arrived by tractor, horse, keeps, mini bikes, you name it! They had some great tailgating full of bacon, steaks and chocolate chip pancakes to name a few!

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Porter Regional Hospital Unveils “Hope Lives Here” Gallery to Shine Positive Light on NICU Journeys


When parents have a baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), their hearts may be heavy as their little ones fight to get healthy and stronger – some weighing only slightly more than a pound. At Porter Regional Hospital’s NICU, hope lives, in a stunning photography exhibit featuring NICU graduates who have grown to be happy, healthy, and strong. The display is an uplifting reminder for parents that there is hope for their tiniest bundles of joy.

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City of Whiting Introduces Pop Ups in the Park for Local Vendors


Whiting and Robertsdale businesses will have an exciting opportunity this summer! Starting May 28th, the City of Whiting will have Pop Ups in the Park, a chance for area businesses to set up shop along the beautiful lakefront and sell their goods to the community.

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Coolspring Elementary Holds 80th Anniversary Celebration

coolspring-elementary-holds-80th-anniversary-celebration_01Coolspring alumni, former teachers, current students and staff, and parents all came out to enjoy and reminisce. Activities included rock painting (rocks will be added to the school courtyard garden), face painting, a bounce house (always popular), a scavenger hunt based on school history and much more, including a display of historic documents and photos in the school library.

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Community Healthcare System Hosts Educational Stroke and Diabetes Fair


Attendees at the Stroke and Diabetes Awareness Fair, hosted by Community Hospital and St. Catherine Hospital, learned about the different ways that individuals can take charge of their health. The event boasted a full house of vendors and informational booths, as well as lectures on the advances made to treat stroke and diabetes.

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La Porte City Fire Department Receives Unique Training Opportunity Thanks to La Porte Hospital


On Tuesday afternoon, La Porte Hospital provided the La Porte City Fire Department with a unique training opportunity on a number of vacant homes on hospital property.

As the hospital prepares to break ground on their new hospital in August, they’ve begun preparing the land for the event. This preparation means taking down some vacant structures owned by the hospital, which provided a valuable opportunity for the local fire department to hone its skills. By allowing them to stage residential fire training on the buildings before they are removed, La Porte Hospital granted the department a thorough training occasion.

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International Subaru of Merrillville Awarded for Exceptional Customer Service


International Subaru of Merrillville goes to great lengths to make everyone feel welcome, bringing the Subaru Love Promise to life by showing respect to all people and working to make a positive impact on the communities in which their customers live and work.

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American Licorice, Horizon Bank, and More Aid in Rebuilding Together LaPorte County Rebuilding Day


More than one hundred volunteers worked through the rainy, overcast morning on Saturday to repair local homes through Rebuilding Together LaPorte County (RTLC).

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Rosalyn Baldwin Spreads the Love During Visit to Hammond Police Department


Friday night, 8-year-old Rosalyn Baldwin visited the Hammond Police Department and did what she does best: offered hope, inspiration, and solidarity through hugs. Baldwin’s mission to visit each state in the U.S., landed her in Hammond after she saw the name on a map of Indiana, Lieutenant Steve Kellogg said. He shared that Baldwin’s mother, Angie, told her to pick a city in Indiana to visit, and since Baldwin hails from a town with the same name in Louisiana, it was no contest.

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Ideas In Motion Media's 4th Annual All About the Girls Inspires Strength in Women Across the Region

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This Thursday night, Ideas in Motion Media gathered women from across the Region to hold one of its favorite events of the year, the Fourth Annual All About the Girls! Hosted and organized by Jenny Craig-Brown, the event comes around once a year to inspire and empower women from all walks of life.

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