When Washington Township School 6th grader Madison Tsotigh sat down for her study hall class on Thursday, she had no idea a very special person was going to give her a big surprise. As she looked down at her homework, Tsotigh felt a hand on her back. When she turned around, she saw her mom for the first time in seven months. When the two hugged, the 6th grader didn’t want to let go of her camo-clad mom. “I am so thankful to be home before Christmas this year,” Sherri Wiser, human resources technician for the military, said. Wiser, who has served for 26 years, was deployed in Ukraine for a year and only saw her daughter for short deployment breaks and Facetime. “I was really happy to surprise her before she found me,” Wiser said. Thank you to Sherri Wiser & all the other brave men and women serving both abroad and at home in defense of our...
Congratulations to the 2017 graduating class of the PNW Westville campus!
Baby, it's cold outside. But that doesn't mean that there isn't plenty to do this weekend. As we inch ever closer to Christmas and the visitation of a certain plump elf and his reindeer, there are so many things to do across the Region in between seeing family and friends and Christmas shopping. Have a look!
The famously fun & festive Industrial Revolution Christmas Train is here & full of Christmas cheer! Stop in with the kids for dinner and check it out!
Michigan City Chrysler Dodge Jeep recently let Candace Arvin of NWIndianalife.com test drive their Mad Rock Jeep. How did it do and what is a Mad Rock Jeep?
The holidays are in full swing here in the Region. It’s time for Christmas parades, holiday parties, cookie exchanges and office parties. There’s lots to do this weekend, no matter what part of Northwest Indiana you happen to be in!
The Valpo Parks Department held their annual tradition of lighting the tree in Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso. For more details about the Valpo Parks Department, visit them online at http://www.valpoparks.org/ To see more photos from the event, check out our SmugMug gallery here:
Come find out what's fun to do this weekend in NWI
Thanksgiving is this Thursday! Did you get your turkey yet? Thanksgiving is that special time of year when we watch Peanuts reruns on TV as we gorge on turkey, potatoes, greens and pies. When distant family comes to visit and the first fleeting hints of snow start to appear. But after turkey day, what can we do to entertain our guests? Well, how about a few extra fun things to do in the Region this weekend. Have a look!