Indiana Dunes State Park

Shelf ice that forms along the shore of Lake Michigan along the Indiana Dunes was filmed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources using a drone, The ice is beautiful to see, but dangerous to walk or stand on. (Credit: IDNR/YouTube)

Video Shows Beauty, Danger Of Shelf Ice On Indiana Shoreline

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources was warning people that the captivating ice built up on the lake Michigan shoreline might be beautiful, but it can be deadly.

02/13/2014

The beach and ice shelf at the Indiana Dunes State Park under a star and jet filled night over Lake Michigan on Wednesday January 29, 2014. (Credit: Frank Oliver, Indiana Department Of Natural Resources)

Stunning Images From An Unrelenting Winter

If you were to describe this winter in a single word, what would it be?

01/31/2014

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Chicago Area

Taking a day trip away from Chicago is a great way to spend time with the family or as a couple and it can be done affordably with some planning and research.

06/29/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Puppies Abandoned In Indiana Dunes State Park Find New Homes

Lakeshore PAWS, which has been caring for the puppies, received more than 70 adoption applications after Karen Read, of Portage, found them abandoned along a dark road in the park last week.

05/16/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Woman Rescues 17 Puppies Abandoned At Indiana Dunes State Park

Someone dumped a mother Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a dark road in the Indiana Dunes State Park on Friday.

05/14/2013

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What To Do Before The Summer’s Gone

The last few weeks of summer before school begins can get a little wearisome as both parents and kids alike begin to crave the routine of the school year amid the gradual changing of the season. But these weeks don’t have to drag on without respite; living in the Chicagoland area means we have plenty of activities in which to engage. Here’s a list of some that should make your end-of-the-summer bucket list.

08/13/2012

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Woman’s Body Found On Lake Michigan Beach In Indiana

The body of a woman was discovered Friday morning about a mile east of the Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion, Porter County (Ind.) Coroner Chuck Harris said.

10/22/2011