News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2018

DANGER! Do not walk on shelf ice

The ice along the shore – shelf ice – IS NOT SOLID.  Lightweight with air pockets, this ice was pushed onto and near the beach by wind and wave action, forming an attractive shoreline with deadly invisible holes. Beautiful but...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 23, 2018

Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 23, 2018  

Three Recipients Receive Governor’s Award for Environmental ExcellenceShowcasing Innovation in Sustainability

INDIANAPOLIS – Organizations from across the state of Indiana submitt...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 1, 2018

90 Years of Growing Wild at the Washington Park Zoo

This year will be filled with special activities and fun, as the Washington Park Zoo celebrates its 90th anniversary!  The Zoo has a long and rich history beginning with its inception in 1928, when the Zoo started as a miniature mammal and bird d...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Golf Pro Shop Closes for Season

The Michigan City Municipal Golf Course is closed for the season. The South Course Pro Shop will remain open for season pass sales on the following schedule:Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMSaturday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In addition, golf passes an...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 6, 2017

What's going on on Bismarck Hill?

Bismarck Hill

WHAT:  An exciting restoration project.  The Park Department, with funding through the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission, is conducting a restoration project on approximately 20 acres.  You may hear chainsaws, see large pil...

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