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Investigators continue to examine sand holes on Mount Baldy (National Park Service)

Mt. Baldy To Remain Closed Through Summer As Sand Hole Investigation Continues

One of the most popular areas of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will be closed through the summer.


Crews will conduct some tests around Mt. Baldy on the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. (Credit: Marissa Bailey)

After Boy Was Buried Alive, The Mystery Of Mt. Baldy Continues

The cause of the incident last July in which a 6-year-old boy survived more than three hours buried under 11-feet of sand on Mt. Baldy continues to baffle the experts seven months later.


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.



New Hole Found In Indiana Lakeshore Dune

The National Park Service has found another hole in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, close to where 6-year-old Nathan Woessner fell in and was buried under 11 feet of sand for several hours last month.


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

Feds Launch Probe Into ‘Mt. Baldy’ Dune Collapse

The National Park Service and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be examining the Northwest Indiana sand dune that collapsed last month, burying a 6-year-old boy under 11 feet of sand for more than three hours.



Boy Buried In Indiana Sand Dune Released From Hospital

Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old boy who survived being buried in an Indiana sand dune, was discharged from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital late Tuesday.


Nathan continues to recover at Comer Children's Hospital. (Credit: University Of Chicago)

Boy Buried In Sand Dune Continues Recovery

The 6-year-old boy buried underneath an Indiana sand dune for three hours is continuing to make a remarkable recovery.


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

Authorities Still Baffled By Cause Of Sand Hole That Trapped Boy

Authorities at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore meet tomorrow to determine the next steps as they investigate last Friday’s incident in which a six-year-old boy was critically injured after sinking under the sand and being trapped for more than three hours on Mount Baldy.