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2019 Washington Park Annual Parking Sticker Distribution


my-michigan-city-cover The Michigan City Parks & Recreation Department announces that beginning Mon, April 1, Washington Park 2019 parking stickers will be issued at the North Pointe Pavilion in Washington Park, 6 on the Lake, Michigan City, IN 46360. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9 am-4 pm (excluding holidays), and on Saturdays from 9 am-12 noon beginning May 4th through July 27th.

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NIPSCO renews support to Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana in time for spring season


NIPSCO-renews-support-to-Girls-on-the-Run-of-Northwest-Indiana-in-time-for-spring-seasonElectric and gas aren’t the only power sources NIPSCO offers Northwest Indiana. In their second year as program sponsor to the local Girls on the Run council, NIPSCO also brings girl power.

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Duneland students participate in 44th annual Porter Co. Arts-A-Budding Exhibit


Duneland-School-CorporationThe 44th annual Porter County Arts-A-Budding student art exhibit was hosted recently at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University Campus. This exhibit is organized through volunteer efforts of the Porter County Visual Arts teachers and is sponsored by the Porter County Arts Commission in cooperation with the Bauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University.

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Laini Fluellen Charities supports local research for triple negative breast cancer


Laini-Fluellen-Charities-supports-local-research-for-triple-negative-breast-cancerLaini Fluellen Charities, Inc. is keeping a promise to support new treatment options for triple negative breast cancer by raising funding and investing locally. Board Chair Diane Artis and Board Member Ed Williams, PhD, presented a $10,000 check February 26 to the Community Cancer Research Foundation in Munster.

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Chesterton High School cadet teachers participate in JA in a Day


CHS-cadet-teachers-participate-in-JA-in-a-Day-2019Chesterton High School and Junior Achievement (JA) of Chicago participated in a JA in a Day program at Newton Yost Elementary School on March 5, 2019.

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Purdue University Northwest offers Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning summer camp


Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest (PNW) will offer its first Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) Summer Camp weekdays from Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 19 on the Hammond Campus.

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NIPSCO Reinvests $660 Million into Energy System Upgrades in 2019


nipsco-logoWith the heavy construction season around the corner, NIPSCO will be continuing its work to upgrade the electric and gas infrastructure across northern Indiana with nearly $660 million in planned investments this year.

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Eight Teams Went to Regionals, Eight Teams Qualified for State


Eight-Teams-Went-to-Regionals-Eight-Teams-Qualified-for-StateSt. Mary Catholic Community School’s Chess Team recently participated in the Scholastic Chess of Indiana Team Regional Tournament in Hammond. This is the biggest regional in the state with over 400 students competing from as far as Layfayette.

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St. Mary's Students Enjoy Annual March Madness Tournament


St-Marys-Students-Enjoy-Annual-March-Madness-Tournament-2019_01 On Friday March 1st, a multitude of teams came out to compete in St. Mary Catholic Community School’s annual Wildcat March Madness 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament. This year’s tournament was held at Andrean High School in Merrillville. “This is a fun event that the whole family looks forward to each year. The students start thinking about their team names and chose t-shirt colors the year before in anticipation,” said organizer, Mrs. Melanie Light.

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Michael Shumate is semifinalist in 2019 National Geographic Geo Bee Indiana State Competition


Michael-ShumateWestchester Intermediate School fifth grader Michael Shumate has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Indiana State Competition. The contest will be held at the IUPUI campus on Friday, March 29, 2019.

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Organization ensures All Pieces Fit for Region children with autism

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A jigsaw puzzle piece is the nationally-recognized symbol representing those who live with any level of autism. It’s a “fitting” symbol, considering all the variables that go into caring for and living with children and young adults on the spectrum.

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