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Pitcher Plant. Source: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Pitcher Plant found in Pinhook Bog. (Credit: National Park Service)

Looking For Summer Fun? Five Top Activities At The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — My biggest wish for Father’s Day was to see my children at peace and happy. Along with some summer fun for dad, too. One of the best ways for […]

06/17/2014

An 8-year-old boy was pulled from a sand hole Friday night in Michigan City, Ind. (WSBT-TV)

More Equipment Brought In To Investigate Mt. Baldy Sand Hole

It has been six weeks since a 6-year-old boy was rescued after being swallowed up by a mysterious hole on Mt. Baldy. Today, they’re hauling more equipment onto the closed sand dune as they continue to try to solve the mystery reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

08/26/2013

Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy, 6, Improving A Week After Being Buried Alive

Six days after he was buried alive under a sand dune in northwest Indiana, a six-year-old boy continued improving at a Chicago hospital, as doctors removed his breathing tube.

07/18/2013

Nathan Woessner was taken to Comer Children's Hospital after he fell into and was buried a a sand hole at the Indiana Dunes. (Credit: Woessner Family Photo)

Boy Trapped In Dune Making Progress

Relatives say a six-year-old boy is showing encouraging signs after being swallowed by a sand dune Friday in northwest Indiana.

07/15/2013

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Prescribed Burns Planned For Indiana Dunes Lakeshore

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore plans to conduct at least three prescribed burns this fall, and possibly as many as six.

09/24/2012

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Aurora Teen Missing At Indiana Dunes Found Safe

An Aurora man who had been reported missing at the Indiana Dunes has been found safe.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Corey McFry, 15, disappeared in Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, after he was apparently pulled underwater by a rip current while swimming with friends. (Credit: Facebook)

Teenage Boy’s Body Found Along Lakeshore In Indiana

The body of a 15-year-old boy has been found along the lake shore in the Indiana Dunes, about a day and a half after he disappeared.

CBS Chicago–07/10/2012

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Search Continues For Teenage Boy Missing In Lake Michigan

Divers, helicopters and rescue teams combed the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for most of Monday, in search of an Indiana teenager who vanished while swimming in Lake Michigan.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

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Body Found On Beach At Indiana Dunes

A body has found on the beach along the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and police are investigating to find out who it is.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

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Dead Man Found At Indiana Dunes

The body of a south suburban teenager was found yesterday on a beach in Indiana, miles from where he disappeared.

11/04/2011

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Advocacy Group: Promote Indiana Dunes In Chicago

A national parks advocacy group says many Chicagoans could be enjoying the Indiana Dunes along Lake Michigan, but they might not know it’s there.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

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Best Chicago Area Road Trip Stops

Here’s a list of the top places to enjoy when heading out of Chicago with the family in tow.

09/07/2011

Best Family Day Trips Outside of Chicago

Best Family Day Trips Outside of Chicago

Sometimes it’s nice to venture outside the city limits and explore a new area with the family. It’s great to teach kids that there is a lot more in the world beyond the skyscrapers, taxis […]

10/06/2010