Trains, football games, and wine on flowered plains - oh my. For the second week of October Northwest Indiana didn't slow down a bit. For our Top Five Life Stories this week we go over an appearance of a historic train, La Porte High School's Homecoming game, a ceremony for breast cancer awareness, and a stroll through the gorgeous Serenity Springs. To catch up on the past week's top fives, take a look at this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFHXUvNUP0dBwE5sCnb0Nean2QUdO3mqn
It's the first week of October, but that doesn't mean things are slowing down in Northwest Indiana. For this week's top five stories we go over an exciting homecoming game for our football gallery of the week, a discussion on manufacturing, a golf outing to raise money for a prominent children's hospital, a cooking competition for 93 men, an inspiring talk from a submarine captain. To catch up on the past week's top fives, take a look at this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFHXUvNUP0dBwE5sCnb0Nean2QUdO3mqn
Apples, football, popcorn, a half marathon, and generous donations all make up our top five stories of the past week during an incredible week in Northwest Indiana. Here are the links to all of the stories mentioned in this video: Popcorn Festival: http://www.valpolife.com/55795 Wheeler vs Whiting Football: http://photos.ideasinmotionmedia.com/Sports/High-School/20152016/2015-Whiting-vs-Wheeler-High-S/i-XxzgnTD Garwood Apple Fest: http://www.laportecountylife.com/entertainment/gatherings/55797-garwood-orchards-apple-fest-was-a-beautiful-welcome-to-fall Strack and Van Til Donates $60,000 to...
America's favorite summer pastime is in full swing, and within Hammond's borders baseball is a huge activity for the town's citizens. Due to the revamped sports complexes and the various teams that play in them, baseball is alive and well within Hammond. We recently sat down with Hammond Mayor McDermott to talk about baseball, how he's become involved with the sport, and what it means to him to coach the sport. Curious about what LIFE has to offer? Well you can find out on all of our four websites! Get your 24/7 fix of good news straight from valpolife.com, portagelife.com, laportecountylife.com and nwindianalife.com
What's better than a company that goes the extra mile for your health? Well, Extra Mile is one of those essential companies. In part four of our interview with Todd and Heather Henderlong from Extra Mile Fitness Company they talk about how Extra Mile goes the extra length to help their customers, and why one of their missions is to help injured athletes. To find out more information about the Valpo fitness staple please visit their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ExtraMileFitnessCompany Curious about what LIFE has to offer? Well you can find out on all of our four websites! Get your 24/7 fix of good news straight from valpolife.com, portagelife.com, laportecountylife.com and nwindianalife.com
#WayToGoValpo showing Green and White pride in their 27-13 Homecoming Win vs. Portage #GoPro #VikingNation
Our very own Lifers decided to get down and dirty during the 2014 Mudathlon at Graeber Family Farms in Valpo. Tim Moran, Liz Powers, Caitlin Vanlaningham, Jenny Craig and Sandra Schaffer tell us what they thought about the event. We also highlight the race which asks its runners to run 3 miles, go through 40 obstacle courses and, of course, get covered in mud. You can see all of the pictures from this awesome event here at our gallery: http://photos.ideasinmotionmedia.com/Races/Mudathlon-2014/n-k649X/i-BQ3392N There is also an article to go along with the event: http://www.valpolife.com/racing-guide/44037-mudathletes-enjoy-a-mucking-good-time-at-2014-mudathlon
Check out the 2014 Mudathlon Mud Slide - one of several obstacles at this year's race!
Thanks to JBH Productions' Jesse Harper and Jack Hines from Hines Plumbing for giving us an exclusive look and showing us a couple of their moves for an inside look at their tetherball team taking region by storm.
The Valparaiso University Mens and Womens basketball teams held a Hoops Mania event to kick off the 2010-2011 season and show the Crusader fans some appreciation.
In October 2010, we gathered some of Valparaiso basketball's legendary athletes, coaches, and historians for a roundtable that also served as a fundraiser for the Valpo Schools foundation. Participants included Virgil Sweet, Homer Drew, Bryce Drew, Joe Otis, and more!