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Andrea Vance named 2018 Distinguished Young Woman

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At first, Portage High School junior Andrea Vance didn’t realize she had just been named the Distinguished Young Woman for the class of 2018.

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Plenty of Fun This June Along the South Shore Line!

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Want to jam to Save the Dunes? Enjoy a jazz concert in South Bend? What about Chicago Blues Festival? Summer is here and its packed with fun events that you can enjoy by taking the South Shore Line!

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Jake W. Lindsey

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This week, help us salute another great American, Jake W. Lindsey (1921-1988)
Jake Lindsey was a United States Army soldier and for his actions in World War II became the recipient of the United States highest decoration- the Medal of Honor. His official Medal of Honor citation reads: For gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty on November 16, 1944, in Germany. T/Sgt. Lindsey assumed a position about 10 yards to the front of his platoon during an intense enemy infantry-tank counterattack, and by his unerringly accurate fire destroyed 2 enemy machinegun nests, forced the withdrawal of 2 tanks, and effectively halted enemy flanking patrols.

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Bush to Headline Hammond's 2017 Festival of the Lakes


2016-festival-of-the-lakes-b2m-6Bush agrees to headline Hammond's Festival of the Lakes on Thursday July 20th. This band, who played to a packed house last night at The Riviera in Chicago, is know for such great hits as "Glycerine", "Comedown" and "Machinehead."

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Maple City Grand Prix

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There was a short time of despair when the rumor of not hosting the Maple City Grand Prix was floating around. However, put those fears aside and get ready for another great weekend of some fast, fast boat racing.

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Team Chevrolet of Valparaiso's 4th Annual Girls Night Out Brings Women Together to Raise Funds for a Great Cause

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On Thursday night, Team Chevrolet of Valparaiso hosted their 4th Annual Girls Night Out for the women of Northwest Indiana looking for a fun night full of good food, wine, shopping, and, of course, fundraising for great cause.

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Goodrich Quality Theatres Holding Everything, Everything Giveaway


Goodrich-Quality-Theatres-Holding-Everything-Everything-Giveaway-2017Enter to win our EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING Giveaway! Winners will receive One (1) Everything, Everything Novel, One (1) Water Bottle, One (1) Women's Tank Top, and One (1) Scrabble Folio w/ Paper Wrap. Contest ends Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 11:59 P.M. EST.

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Summertime at the Sand Creek Country Club Outdoor Pool Paradise

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Having grown up in Chesterton, and with many friends’ families as members of the Sand Creek Country Club, one of my favorite summertime activities was spending the day at the Club’s private resort-like swimming pool.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts 2017 Summer Classes & Camps Open for Registration


Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-Summer-Class-and-Workshop-2017Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) summer classes and camps are now open for registration. Classes start June 19th and run through August. Students will get the opportunity to explore their creative side, learn a new skill, and find inspiration for their own work in one of the many classes offered this summer.

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Industrial Revolution Salute and Special, Mary Engle Pennington


IR-Mary-Engle-PenningtonThis week Industrial Revolution salutes Mary Engle Pennington (1872-1952)
Mary Pennington was an American bacteriological chemist and refrigerator engineer, as well as a trailblazer in the early days of refrigeration and freezing of foods. One of her major accomplishments was the development of standards for the safe processing of chickens raised for human consumption. She was instrumental in the implementation of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act, and oversaw the handling, transportation and storage of perishables.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts to host 2017 Summer Class & Workshop


Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-Summer-Class-and-Workshop-2017Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Summer Class & Workshop offerings for children, teens and adults are currently open for registration. Weekly classes are available for those looking to develop new skills and workshops for those looking to flex their creative muscles. Classes fill quickly, so please register early to secure your spot!

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