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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 15th - 17th, 2019

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It's another fun-filled weekend in Northwest Indiana! Be sure to check out 219 Day in Hammond and stop by the Duneland Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Indiana for their annual pancake breakfast! Find out what else is going on in the Region this weekend!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Marissela Lynch

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In high school, Marissela Lynch wrote down her dreams of the future. She pictured herself in an office crunching numbers as an accountant in sunny California. Her journey led her away from briefcases and calculators to brightly colored dresses, lively music, and children in her hometown of Portage.

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Autumn Vizena

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All cliches have a little truth in them. “It takes a village to raise a child” is one. Parents, grandparents, principals and teachers often are recognized as the village for their part in reaching a child, but at Portage Township Schools, mentors can be found in other departments, too.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 8 - 10, 2019

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The weekend right around the corner and so is the South Shore Line to take you to the Chicago Auto Show! As one of the country's largest auto show kicks off, so are other amazing weekend activities in Northwest Indiana. From puppies to reptiles, the Region is packed with fun for everyone. Find out what's happening near you.

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#1StudentNWI: Portage’s Excitement through Athletics and Education


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When most people think of Portage Wrestling, the first word that comes to mind is success. Senior Jacob Moran has kept the successful tradition of prestigious high school wrestling alive. Having wrestled since he was 4 years old, Moran has accumulated great success.

“So far, my biggest accomplishment is becoming a high school National Champion in March of last year,” Moran said.

Moran also is a 2018 IHSAA State Champion at 106 pounds. He is ranked #1 in the state at 113 pounds, and also is ranked nationally.

Jacob dominates the wrestling mat just as much as he does the classroom. In May he will be leaving Portage High School with a 4.348 grade point average. He has received scholarship offers from highly-ranked colleges all over the country, such as Stanford, Arizona State, Northwestern, and...

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Mike Poynter

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Mike Poynter is passionate about providing a good balance between coaching to win and coaching to enhance the lives of student athletes.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana February 1st - 3rd, 2019

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This weekend is going to rock in Northwest Indiana (literally) as the Crown Point Library hosts a rock painting event AND the Crawpuppies return to Blue Chip Casino! The Midwest Rail Rangers are also making returning to keep you moving through the chilly weekend. Click below to see what other amazing fun things are happening this weekend in the Region!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Natalie Krause

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As a mother of three, a marathon runner, a Spanish teacher at Portage High School, and a world traveler, Natalie Krause is a role model for those in her life.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana January 25th - 27th, 2018

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As January's end is in sight, the Region is here with tons of fun activities like film festivals, concerts, Zumba classes and more this weekend! Oh... did I mention about the pet adoption event happening?! Find out what else is happening this weekend in Northwest Indiana!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Micheal Kurz

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It all comes down to trust. It’s what Michael Kurz believes connects him to the community he serves, which can’t be easy when you’re a police officer working with school children.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana January 18th - 20th, 2019

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Northwest Indiana's rich history takes center stage this week's 10 Fun Things! Learn about La Porte County's impact in the ice industry, or checkout the Midwest Rail Rangers in Michigan City this weekend. Also, don't miss out on Cadillac Grove playing at Blue Chip Casino on Saturday. Click to find out what other AMAZING activities are happening in your community!

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