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Blair Milo remembers former Indiana Senator Dick Lugar


I was a rising high school senior when Senator Lugar’s leadership first fanned the spark of love for this country I’d begun to discover through Girls State. By getting to join a symposium of ideas with fellow students, hosted by Senator Lugar and moderated by thought leaders in policy development, I was enthralled with the complex challenge of serving a country as beautifully diverse as America.  His thoughtful approach shone thru in every session as we evaluated the variety of perspectives on any given issue. Having been inspired by such a tremendous example of service to this incredible, frustrating, and fascinating idea of America I pursued a degree in political science and military service having been inspired by Senator Lugar’s example. I was blessed with the opportunity to intern on Senator Lugar’s team for my semester “abroad” from Purdue...

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana April 26th - 28th, 2019


It's HUMP-DAY and you know what that means.... your full weekend guide is here!

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Luke Savage


Luke Savage might be “the short kid who got good,” but there’s more to his story than his love for basketball – and his search for a college team.

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#1StudentNWI program serves as launchpad for successful careers


Here at Ideas in Motion Media, an online news agency that publishes exclusively positive news throughout the Region, we aspire to mold and inspire budding journalists in high school through the #1StudentNWI program. In fact, we’re the only area media agency offering paid internships to students from every high school in Lake, Porter, and La Porte counties. It’s a life-changing experience for many.

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#1StudentNWI: Shaping leaders at Wheeler High School


Porter County Leadership Conference

On April 2, the student council traveled to Liberty Bible Church in Chesterton to attend the annual Porter County Leadership Conference (PCLC).

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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Audrey Krooswyk


Audrey Krooswyk is somewhat of a magician. She is a mother of three, nurse, office administrator, and humanitarian. There is magic in the way she balances it all, while making the world a better place.

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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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"Channel Surfing": The Fun and Comedic Student Show

The Valpo High School Drama Club put on this year’s ‘April Antics Channel Surfing’ comedy show on April 11th. The show included many performances that joined together for singing, dancing, acting and improvisation to create one comedic show that was fun for all. With 35 performances altogether, it created an upbeat and exciting show.

The show included multiple musical performances from singing, guitar playing, piano, and woodwind instruments. Some of the songs performed included “Comfortably Numb,” played by Jake Ingram and a mashup of “You Say” and “Someone Like You” performed by Kate Remijan, and Mia Webdell.

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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: David Kerr


“There’s something about this game that’s so American and pure,” said David Kerr, director of marketing & promotions for the Gary Southshore Railcats. “Even when the world gets more complicated, baseball stays the same.”

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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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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Robert Carnagey


“Sometimes it gets overwhelming,” Robert Carnagey says of his active retirement lifestyle. “But that’s good for me.”

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