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Expanding the #1StudentNWI Program for the Upcoming School Year

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Northwest Indiana is bursting with good news! With over 40 high schools across the region, it almost seems impossible to share it all. The #1StudentNWI program was created to make that possible. The program showcases high school journalists from Hammond to La Porte, stretching all across Northwest Indiana.

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A Portage Life in The Spotlight: Mark Marvin

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Mark Marvin is from Monticello and commutes every day to his career as a Portage High School Economics Teacher and an Instructional Coach. He drives the extra miles simply because he loves what he does.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for April 20 - 22, 2018

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Plays, performances, shopping, movies, environmental consciousness...all of these things and more are happening this weekend and there is sure to be something for all types and ages to enjoy! Check out this week's 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for April 13 - 15, 2018

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What do giant rampaging gorillas, indoor garage sales, art exhibitions, and a woodcarver show have in common? They are all happening in Northwest Indiana this weekend! With some warmer temperatures forecast to finally appear this weekend, it is the perfect opportunity to get out and finally feel some spring sunshine! Check out this week's 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Portage Life in The Spotlight: Linda Williams

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When it comes to standing in the spotlight, Linda Williams, Director of Title I and Special Student Services for Portage Township Schools, prefers to let someone else shine.

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A Portage Life in The Spotlight: Gary Germann

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If there’s one thing Gary Germann loves, it’s the thrill of a new challenge. A licensed criminal defense lawyer who’s been in practice for 45 years, Germann enjoys rising to the occasion when facing down difficulties. Thankfully, though, Gary Germann loves a great many things, and his devotion to his family announces itself in the tone of his voice.

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

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April is here! Which means that the first bits of green will be creeping out to make their springtime appearance and we can finally shed some layers for some fun in the sun, albeit cautiously. This weekend has music from Rock n Roll to Jazz, as well as food, trivia, theater, movies, and fun for everyone! Check out this week's 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Portage Life in The Spotlight: Megan Minter

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As a lifelong resident of Valparaiso, Megan Minter has always worked to make Northwest Indiana better. Working as the chief financial officer of Payne Financial Solutions in Valparaiso, her work as an insurance agent has impacted the lives of many region residents.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for March 30th - April 1st, 2018

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It is Easter weekend and there are plenty of springtime festivities for the whole family! This weekend is complete with egg hunts around the Region, art shows, movies, fish fries, and more! Check out our 10 Fun Things for this weekend in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Portage Life in The Spotlight: Kari Rooney

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Real estate is a huge and competitive industry; for some people, getting into it might mean dipping your toes in at first. Others, like Northwest Indiana native and Porter resident Kari Rooney, dive right into the challenge, looking to leave their mark straight away.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for March 23rd - 25th, 2018

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Can you believe March is already nearing its end? This week moves us closer to Spring and Northwest Indiana is thawing out with some fun activities! Check out these fun events coming up this weekend as the Easter Bunny readies his basket of goodies! 

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