From exploring the highest peaks of Alaska to trudging through the Arizona Hot Springs, or climbing to the top of the Rockies to roaming the trails of the Indiana Dunes, the Victor Garcia family has made these hiking, camping and cycling adventures an integral part of their lives for years.
New University of Saint Francis president says cycling outlet for fun and connecting with others. The Rev. Dr. Eric Zimmer took over as president of the university July 1.
Former bank executive’s campaign memorabilia feature election items from 1840 to modern era Calvin Bellamy will strike up a conversation with anyone, but when politics come up, a long chat most likely will ensue. “I grew up in a political family, so politics always was of interest in my home, and it was a regular […]
Cline Avenue Bridge project manager says staying active helps social life too During the day, Terry Velligan oversees the $140 million rebuilding of the Cline Avenue Bridge in East Chicago. United Bridge Partners and Cline Avenue Bridge LLC will own the new toll bridge. “We’re about halfway complete,” said Velligan, general manager of operations on […]
2La Porte Hospital doctor travels to Antigua to help people get health care At La Porte Hospital, Dr. Neil Wangstrom delivers patient care with the aid of state-of-the-art technology and trained medical personnel. But every February, Wangstrom, an ear, nose and throat specialist for more than 20 years, leaves his comfort zone to help those […]
Next adventure always on mind of Horizon Bank chairman Craig Dwight, CEO and chairman of Horizon Bank, treasures advice his mother Wilma, now 97, imparted decades ago. “My mother always said, ‘never turn down an invitation because it’s also a new opportunity,’ which is a good rule to follow,” said Dwight, who shares his travel […]
Konnie Kuiper’s vintage fleet provides work getaway It’s not easy for Konnie Kuiper to decide which of his dozens of antique cars and transportation treasures rank at the top of his list of favorite four-wheelers. But among his first picks is a 1939 LaSalle hearse, carefully preserved and stored in his Northwest Indiana private museum. […]