Feds file suit to evict couple from lakeshore
George and Ann Bagnall were serious when they decided they wouldn't move out of their home in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, despite a deadline of Sept.
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#1 Nov 20, 2010
I drive buy their home every week-glad to see the lights are on and they are still there! I've watched everything vanish along hwy. 12 in the last 40 years-and for what! As a lifelong northern indiana resident I have always loved the dunes but I also loved Tremont, Waverly Rd. and parts of Porter that are forever gone. Hey environmentalists-try watching parts of your hometown disappear and see how you like it! I will pray that the Bagnalls stay as long as they like.
#2 Mar 22, 2011
I agree with "guitarman" but it looks like the Bagnalls have given up and moved out, clearing the way for eventual demolition of their fine home, overlooking Lake Michigan. I hope they have found a place even half as nice as what they've left.
#3 Jul 1, 2011
To guitarman--we have watched acres and acres of pristine dunes and forest give way to ugly smoke belching steel mills--who knows how much cancer those things are giving us. Gary is also a joke. Half the city is boarded up. As far as I am concerned, the NPS could buy have of Gary, level it, and include that in the park--restore it back to nature. I think they are doing some of that with one neighborhood in Gary. From what I hear, those homes flood out all of the time anyway. Those house should not have been built there in the first place.
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