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#1StudentNWI: The Sounds of Summer in La Porte


What’s been happening?

Through the sound of asking customers if they would like to support their local group, the people of La Porte county may have found their new favorite Saturday lunch. Kabelin Ace Hardware (West) in La Porte has recently partnered with many different groups looking to raise money, the fundraising technique commonly being referred to as “Dollars for Dogs.”

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A La Porte County Life In The Spotlight: Eric Griffin


For many people, playing a sport is the pinnacle of their childhood and adult life. Whether it’s basketball, football, dance, or more, these different physical activities can have a great influence on not only the body, but also the mind. For Eric Griffin, Physical Therapist Assistant at Athletico Physical Therapy and Owner of Elite Performance Academy, providing an environment that focuses on both hard work and safety is an important philosophy that he puts into action every day.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI July 6 - July 8, 2018


The big summer holiday may be over, but that doesn't mean the fun ends! From the Portage and Valpo markets, to the opening of a new art exhibition, to nature activities for both adults and kids, there are plenty of exciting things to get you out and about this weekend! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana for July 6th - 8th!

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI June 29-July 1


With Fourth of July right around the corner we've got some great summer activities to get you out and about this weekend! There's something for everyone including the Lightning Bug Music Festival, a couple of local theater productions, a tour of the Porter County Courthouse and downtown Valpo, and much more! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend! 

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A La Porte County Life in the Spotlight: Nick Otis


It takes a certain kind of person to be in an occupation that is constantly evolving and keeping you on your toes. It takes compassion and a desire to learn everything you can in order to help people with your new found knowledge. Nick Otis, a lawyer at Newby, Lewis, Kamniski & Jones, LLP in La Porte, strives to be that person every day, from working with those in need of representation to seeing the world from a different perspective.

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A LaPorte County Life In The Spotlight: Brett Binversie


You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who loves La Porte more than Brett Binversie, a lifelong resident of La Porte. Director of La Porte Civic Auditorium and La Porte Events Coordinator for the Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), Binversie speaks of his hometown and career with great affection and dedication.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 22 - 24, 2018


Summer is officially here this weekend and we've got some great summer activities from a strawberry festival, adventuring with dinosaurs in the new Jurassic Park, Naturepalooza, and much more! Check out our 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend! 

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#1StudentNWI: Spring Celebrations and the Final Steps at Marquette


Teacher Spotlight

Mrs. Amanda Boyd is the government guru at Marquette. Mrs. Boyd has taught for seven years, though she is finishing out her first year at Marquette. She teaches World Geography and History, Dual Credit Government, Honors Political Science, and will be adding AP World History to her repertoire for next year.

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#1StudentNWI: Summer Plans for Westville


Student Spotlight

Emma Ray is an upcoming senior at Westville High School. Ray has attended Westville since third grade, and she is an extremely fun, energetic, and bright student. Ray loves the school and community atmosphere at Westville and has enjoyed growing up in such a tight knit town.

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A La Porte County Life In The Spotlight: Kaitlyn Steinhiser


Kaitlyn Steinhiser, a sophomore at Valparaiso University, knows the importance of being involved with her community. Balancing internships, college classes, and part-time jobs, she personally demonstrates the ability of an individual to speak up and have a role in active government despite how busy they might be. She finds passion in encouraging women to take an active role in local government, whether it be running for office or maintaining active citizenship through voting and staying informed.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for June 15 - 17, 2018


How are we already midway through June? Well, here we are all the same. Think back to those long winter days and nights in January and February and the disappointing spring days of March and April that teased us with pleasant weather only to snatch it away again. Think about that and relish that summer is here and get outside and have some fun! Here's 10 fun things to do this weekend! 

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