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#1StudentNWI: Springtime at Kouts High School

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A part of being in high school is the maturity that comes with growing and learning alongside your teachers and peers. Something that signifies the beginning of this new-found independence is obtaining a job. For many at Kouts though, this can be difficult as the town is small and it is hard to find a reliable job. Fortunately, an opportunity has arisen for those searching for a new job! The Indiana Dunes National Park is accepting applications for the National Park Service Youth Conservation Corps. In order for your application to be considered, you must be 15 years old before June 2nd, 2019, but you must not turn 19 before August 10th, 2019. This program has been developed to help students appreciate our nation's environment and heritage through various activities like helping to maintain fences,...

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Jen Sanders


Jen Sanders grew up in Burnham, Illinois, a close-knit, small town that built the foundation for her strong connection to a sense of community.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana April 19th - 21st, 2019


Judging by the forecast of events, this weekend is hoppin' in #NWI!

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Johnny Boersma


John Boersma has a mission. He is dedicated to improving the lives of veterans, and does so with his non-for-profit organization, Mission One.

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#1StudentNWI: sporty Spring at Lowell High School


What’s Going On:
The 6th annual Special Olympics Game was a huge success! A large crowd gathered for the event, seen pictured above.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana April 12th - 14th, 2019


Spring is hoppin' in #NWI! Get it? ... Easter Bunnies...

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#1StudentNWI: Recognizing disability awareness month at River Forest


The River Forest student-athlete leadership team and National Honor Society teamed up with the school’s special education program for an inclusive basketball game against Hobart High School. The event was made possible by Mallory Bacon, the high school special education teacher, with the continuous support of administration.

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#1StudentNWI: Supporting each other at La Lu


Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Susie Yemc

While some members of the La Lumiere community are often put on the front lines, many others do hard work every day behind the scenes to make the La Lu community what it is. Mrs. Susie Yemc works tirelessly to improve the lives of all those connected to La Lumiere.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Kim Jones Childers


The early years of childhood are often some of the happiest and most important times in a child’s life. How they explore the world helps them to learn and develop in ways that prepare them for the rest of this journey called life. Kim Jones Childers feels fortunate that she gets to be a part of this process first- hand, every day, helping her beloved “tiny humans” grow and thrive.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana April 5th - 7th, 2019


Swing into rhythm this weekend at Valparaiso University's Jazz Fest Friday night followed by the Crawpuppies at Blue Chip Casino on Saturday! Find out what else is happening around the Region with our weekend guide!

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: John Jordan


Value, certainty and opportunities are three key components that John Jordan built his company on, unfolding these concepts to both employees and clients. When he first started CertaPro painters six years ago, he wanted to change the impression of the painting industry and create opportunities for employees while instilling customer confidence in their services.

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