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A Walk in the Woods: Madeline Bertrand County Park

By: John Griffee Staff Columnist Madeline Bertrand County Park overlooks the St. Joseph River along the Michigan state line and shares a trail line with nearby Saint Patrick’s County Park. While the park is well known for its disc golf course, the park offers fun and enjoyment for families, hikers and disc golf enthusiasts alike.

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A Walk in the Woods: Revisited

By John Griffee Staff-Writer jgriffee@iu.edu Every park tells a story and therein lies the beauty of a hike. Often times, hiking is considered a slow amble through the woods on trails, however hiking goes deeper than that.  When you walk through a park, you’re engaging with the history of the land and the life in

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A Walk in the Woods: Potato Creek State Park

By: JOHN GRIFFEE Staff Writer Potato Creek State Park offers one of the best local park experiences available in our area. The park’s amenities include camping areas, fishing locations with boat launches, picnic areas, a beach front, a wide variety of trails, including for snowmobiles, hikers and mountain bikers, along with a nature center which

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A Walk in the Woods: Rum Village Park

By: JOHN GRIFFEE Staff Writer Of the many parks in the area, Rum Village is one of the few parks that has something for every age group. Those looking for a park to bring friends, children or relatives to are in luck as the park hosts a variety of attractions and opportunities, with weekly events

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