Indiana Dunes National Park

Indiana panel approves liquor license for Dunes pavilion

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An Indiana commission has approved a liquor license for a politically connected businessman's restaurant and bar development at Indiana Dunes State Park.Read more

Grandma Joy's road trip makes stop at Indiana Dunes

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Joy Ryan, 89, is seeing the best nature has to offer, while she can, thanks to her adult grandson, Brad Ryan.Read more

Visit a national park for free on National Public Lands Day

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If you're looking to get out or go on a little road trip, the National Parks Service is offering free admission on Sept. 28!Read more


Steel mill sorry for spill that killed fish, closed beaches

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A steel company apologized for a spill of cyanide and ammonia that led to a fish kill and prompted the closure of beaches along Lake Michigan.Read more

Indiana beaches on Lake Michigan closed after cyanide spill

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Some beaches along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline are closed after authorities say a chemical spill in a tributary caused a fish kill.Read more

Body identified of 32-year-old man found in Lake Michigan

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The body of a 32-year-old Michigan man has been recovered after an incident in the Lake Michigan swim area of Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton.Read more

Indiana Dunes becomes next national park

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The designation will likely mean improvements to the park and more visitors.Read more

New push underway for national park status for Indiana Dunes

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Both Indiana Senators and Congressman Pete Visclosky have filed a bill to designate Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan as a national park.Read more

Erosion closes Portage beach access at Indiana Dunes

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore says it has closed beach access at one of its most popular sites because recent storm waves eroded part of a sand dune and a trail.Read more


2 Chicago boys die after being pulled from water at Indiana Dunes

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Two Chicago boys died after they were pulled from Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park in separate incidents this weekend.Read more

US House backs national park designation for Indiana Dunes

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The House unanimously approved a bill to make Indiana Dunes the country's 60th national park.Read more