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#1StudentNWI: Lake Central’s Summer Dream Team


The summer classes are wrapping up, plane tickets have been booked and the Fourth of July has passed. All across the nation kids are enjoying their summer vacations. Though, those involved in school sports are facing the worst weeks of their summer.

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#1StudentNWI: Michigan City Spotlight, Sports, and Summer Camp


Student Spotlight
Upcoming senior, River Richardson, is an outstanding student-athlete at Michigan City High School, and his charismatic personality and determination to better himself as a person everyday makes him a valuable part of Michigan City’s community.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Albert Miller


Albert Miller was born and raised in Northwest Indiana in the small town of Chesterton. He grew up with three sisters which he says, “Was always an interesting dynamic...”

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana July 21 - July 23, 2017

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And it begins! Festivals, fairs, live music, and endless amount of food and fun has begun! Start with the Porter County Fair – watch the 4-H contests, see the Porter County Fair Queen get crowned, enjoy games and festival food. Then head over to Hammond’s Festival of the Lakes to play more games, and see the rap star Flo Rida on Saturday night! For a quieter evening, enjoy a leisurely night ride in La Porte with the family or learn about the benefits of meditation and hypnosis. Learn more about and celebrate the local law enforcement at the Sunset Hill Farm Touch a Truck and at the Gary SouthShore RailCats game. It is going to be another great weekend to enjoy with the entire family or just head out with friends!

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#1StudentNWI: The NWI Music Scene with Hobart’s Very Own Leave it to Chance

Hobart-1Student-July-2017-01 Hobart High School alumni, Angelo Guarnero, Jacob Zanolla and Dylan Zanolla alongside Tony Varella formed the band Leave it to Chance last year.

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#1StudentNWI: A Look into a New and Improved Downtown Griffith


Downtown Griffith, known for its multitude of restaurants, breweries, and entertainment options, has rebuilt itself thanks to local, small businesses.

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If Region Residents Could Build Something New, What Would They Build?


Here in Northwest Indiana we have a lot going on between all the communities from Munster to Michigan City, but we at Ideas in Motion Media thought it would be interesting to reach out to our readers and see what kinds of things they thought would make a nice addition to the Region. On July 10th, we asked on Facebook “If I could build one thing in the Region, I would build a ___” and the responses were varied and creative as the comments rolled in.

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#1StudentNWI: La Porte County Community Comes Together for #BubStrong


The town of La Porte has always been a tight-knit community regardless of its size, and in the wake of a tragic accident, has shown more unity in the past few weeks than it ever has before.

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#1StudentNWI: Hobart Theatre Bringing Suspense with Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None”


Hobart Community Theatre will open their fifth consecutive summer production, And Then There Were None, on July 13 at Hobart High School Performing Arts Center. Showings will run July 13- July 15 at 7:30pm each night.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Jack Eskridge


It would probably be hard for anyone in Lowell, Indiana to imagine a time when there wasn’t an Eskridge in the fire service there.

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#1StudentNWI: Kouts Students Lead On and Off the Field


Summer Sports
For some students, summer means sleeping in until noon and watching movies all day, but this is not the case for student athletes. Just because these students aren’t in their official season yet, doesn’t mean they stop practicing.

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