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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Chesterton Town Council

Town Council endorses 'Fuel' eatery's application for riverfront alcohol permit

Porter County

County stormwater bd looking to help smaller towns apply for MS4 permits

Indiana Legislature

Indiana Senate panel backs redistricting baby step

Your Government

How to contact your State and National Legislators

Business / Region

OUCC extends comment period on NIPSCO gas rate hike to February 28

Region

Geof Benson is 2018 NIRPC Chairperson

Agency: East Chicago may have endangered families

Sports

Trojan Gymnasts win at Michigan City

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Joan F. Mulloy, 95

Services Friday for John Scott Biggs, 57

Services Sunday for Clara Elizabeth Wilmsen

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/012318 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Bailly Elementary 2018 Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Brummitt Elementary 2018 Additions.pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Yost & Jackson Elementary 2018 Flooring Ren..pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Central Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Northview Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Parkview Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/012318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Thomas Jefferson Elementary.pdf

 

Monday, January 22, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Debaters dominate district meet qualify 6 for nationals

Porter County

Porter County Commissioners make 2018 appointments

Town of Chesterton

Planners get first look at Wabash Avenue duplex project

Region / Nation

Visclosky and Donnelly on the failure of Congress to enact funding legislation

2018 Primary Elections

Andy Bozak files Porter County Council candidacy

Democrat Dave Parry files for 9th District House seat

Democrat Jim Harper announces for Indiana Secretary of State

Police

Westville prison guard charged with trafficking

Sports

CHS Wrestlers finish regular season with 5 wins

Trojan Boys Hoops blasts Crown Point 56-39

CHS Girls Basketball outlasts Crown Point

CHS Boys win Regional Bowling title

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Patricia Anne Schmitt

Celebration of Life Sunday for Robert J. Allshouse, Jr.

 

Friday, January 19, 2018

Duneland Schools

CHS announces Mid-Year graduates

School Board hears about new CMS business tech class

Porter County

Commissioners approve responsible bidding ordinance for contractors

County Commissioners 'laser focused' on capital projects in 2018

County Commissioners reelect officers for 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

BH TIF board eager to break ground on gateway park

Burns Harbor consultant gives final report on Food Truck Square

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Gymnasts win again

CHS Girls beat LaPorte in swimming

CHS boys swim team stays perfect

Obituaries

Services Monday for Lewis T. Craig, Sr

Memorial Service Monday for Joan M. Gucciardo

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011918 Washington Township Trustee Annual Report.pdf

 

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fire / Police / Porter / Community / Obituaries

Retired PFD Chief Lewis Craig dies

Community

Seen and Heard: Gayle Surgener

Duneland Schools

CHS qualifies three debaters for National Tournament in June

CHS speech and debate teams receive anonymous $25K gift

Indiana

Soliday's self driving vehicle bill advances

Indiana Senate panel votes against expanded cold beer sales

Environment

Even without El Nino, Earth keeps on warming

Sports

CHS Boys beat Andrean in basketball 67-52

Trojan Girls beat Bishop Noll 51-38

CHS Boys Swim beats Portage 140-46

CHS Girls swim past Portage 127-59

Chesterton Wrestlers beat LaPorte

 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Education / Duneland Schools

John Marshall to lead School Board

Duneland School Board names assistant coaches (Corrected)

Indiana Legislature

Advocates: Hate crime law would help Indiana reputation

Indiana House panel backs lifting Sunday sales ban

Ex-Indiana child services director hired by attorney general

Town of Chesterton

Stormwater Utility ends 2017 in the black

Utility in 2017: Higher than expected revenues, lower than expected costs

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Mt. Baldy trail to the beach is now open again

Police / Region

Ex-Lake County sheriff gets 15 years in prison

Sports

Chesterton Boys win Bowling Sectional

Obituaries

Private services planned for John Roger Marshall, 93

Services in Hamburg, NY for Norman D. Hodgson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011718 IURC Legal Notice of Prehearing Conference IURC Horses Landscaping Inc..pdf

Legal Notices/011718 Town of Porter Civil Town Cash & Investments Combined Statement.pdf

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Elections / Politics / Region

Visclosky on the subject of Trump, defends public civility

Republican Cyndi Dykes to run for County Coroner

Environment / Lake Michigan

Portage Lake Michigan observation deck collapses due to beach erosion

Health

Health agency Flu deaths statewide 50 as of January 6

Police

Five injured in crash on Indiana 130 in Center Township

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team 3rd at Concord Invite

Region

PNW Westville campus closed for water woes

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Bailly Elementary 2018 Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Brummitt Elementary 2018 Additions.pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Yost & Jackson Elementary 2018 Flooring Ren..pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Central Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Northview Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Parkview Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/011618 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Thomas Jefferson Elementary.pdf

 

Monday, January 15, 2018

Police / Fire

Fatal crash on US 6 in Liberty Saturday

Fire on roof of South Shore car forces evacuation here

Elections

2018 March to the Polls is Saturday in Chicago

Prosecutor Brian Gensel to seek fourth term

Business / Economy

State’s jobless rate drops in November, mostly drops in NWI

Environment / Great Lakes

Rising Great Lakes water levels keep Michigan companies busy

Community

Apply now for assistance from Rebuilding Together Duneland

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls win 19th straight DAC Swim title

Trojan Wrestlers pick up a pair of DAC titles

CHS Boys Basketball handles Slicers 73-40

Late LaPorte run dooms CHS Girls 56-54

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011518 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for NIPSCO-Bailly Gen. Station.pdf

Legal Notices/011518 IURC Legal Notice of Prehearing Conference IURC Impacts of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.pdf

Legal Notices/011518 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Former Nike C-32 Site Proposed Plan.pdf

 

Friday, January 12, 2018

Library

Phil Baugher named interim director of Westchester Public Library

Environment / Town of Porter

Army Corps and IDEM to tell remediation plan for old Nike missile site here

Local History

Dunes outdoor fun 100 years ago is theme of Township History Museum exhibit

Police

Police Commission revisits issue of teens driving golf carts

Body of missing man found in Valparaiso

Winfield man dies in accident in Porter Township

Business / Community / Health

Methodist Hospitals ends merger talks with Franciscan Alliance

Porter hospital now offers heart valve replacement without open heart surgery

Obituaries

Services Sunday for Edrie Dean Hunt, 94

Georgia Ruth Proper passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011218 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations in Excess of Budget.pdf

Legal Notices/011218 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Design Waiver Petition of Owen T. Gloy...

Legal Notices/011218 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Primary Plat Petition of Owen T. Gloye...

 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

2018 elections

Three contested primary races so far after first day of filing

Visclosky files for reelection for 18th term in US House

Community

Alley Oop for Autism after CHS girls basketball Friday

Popular Lego Quest program returns to YMCA

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council equalizes Park Board members pay; ups travel allowance

Business

Sean Dardeau is new CEO of Porter Health Care System

Steel imports down in December, up for year

NIPSCO warns to beware of prepaid card scammers

Environment

Shirley Heinze donates 17 acres to Dunes National Lakeshore

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS blasts Valpo on Senior Night

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

2018 elections

Candidate filing for 2018 primary elections begins today

Auditor Vicki Urbanik to seek re-election

Town of Porter

Porter residents get first dibs on beach parking permits

Indiana

State of the State: Gov. Holcomb pledges child agency review

Town of Chesterton / Indiana

Jim Ton urges NWI legislators to take action now on DCS crisis

Police

CPD: Man exposes self to CHS runners

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Gymnasts beat Hobart in home opener

Trojan Boys Hoops gets back on track

Chesterton Girls Hoops blasts Hobart 53-19

Chesterton Girls Swim cruises past LC 133-53

Trojan Boys Swim beats Lake Central 145-41

Obituary

Memorial Service Friday for James Patrick Moore, 55

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/011018 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Former Nike C-32 Site Proposed Plan.pdf

 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council makes board appointments

State signs off on Chesterton CO detector ordinance

Don't blow snow into the public roadways

Porter County

Andy Bozak elected President of Porter County Council

Community

Retirement party Friday for PFD Chief Lewis Craig

Duneland Y kids learn about showing gratitude and giving to others

Elections

Attorney Clay Patton to run for Superior Judge 2

Indiana

Senate GOP makes repeal of Sunday booze sales ban a priority

Indiana lawmaker proposes bill to count dead people's votes

Environment

US hits record for costly weather disasters $306 billion

Police

Snowmobiler badly hurt in LaPorte County crash

Obituary

Services Friday for Jeannette Elizabeth Martin

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/010918 Town of Dune Acres Civil Town Cash Fund Statement 2017.pdf

 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team is second at Fishers High School tourney

CHS students finish high at IUN debate invitational

Indiana

Indiana House GOP wants small townships to merge

Indiana group pushes for repeal of protections for smokers

GOP lawmaker calls for medical marijuana study

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Wrestlers pick up 5 more wins

Trojan Girls Hoops blasts Merrillville 58-18

CHS Boys fall in DAC opener at Merrillville

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Jacqulyn 'Jackie' Klukas

Services Tuesday for Martha Elise Green

Services Wednesday for Helena Pishkur, 80

 

Friday, January 5, 2018

Health / Environment

Widespread flu prompts visitor restrictions at Porter hospital

Warnings issued about shelf ice along Lake Michigan

Porter County

County Park Board reminder: No ATVs snowmobiles allowed

Town of Chesterton

Indiana board unblocks local carbon monoxide detector rules

Police / Traffic

ISP: Three injured in I-94 accident in Lake County

Business

Visclosky testifies at ITC on steel plate imports

NIPSCO energy saving tips for winter heating

Elections

County Recorder Jon Miller to run for Porter County Clerk of Courts

Obituaries

Services Monday for June A. Knoth, age 93

Memorial Service Tuesday for Ann Louise (Bley) Murdock

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010518 Porter County Plan Commission DSV Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jeff Barton.pdf

Legal Notices/010518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Carmen Good Builders Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/010518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Catherine A Branham.pdf

Legal Notices/010518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Zachary & Sara McCarter.pdf

Legal Notices/010518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Michigan City Area Schools.pdf

 

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Building Department reports $65M in building value in 2017

Business / Economy

Will corporate tax cut trickle down to utility customers? IURC wants to know

Police

Porter County Sheriff Police investigating stabbing in Union Township

Indiana

Indiana GOP lawmakers won't act on child services crisis

Judge orders $IBM to post 25M bond in Indiana welfare case

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Gymnasts open with DAC win

Trojan Wrestlers pound Michigan City

Obituary

Patricia A. Pomeroy passes away at age 87

 

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board buys boxcar and caboose for Thomas Park restrooms

Indiana Legislature

Indiana lawmakers return today for possibly contentious session

Business

James Neff is Horizon Bank's new president

Police

State Prison officer charged with trafficking

Sports

CHS Girls run away from Gary West 52-30

Obituaries

Jerry Biesboer passes away at age 62

Memorial Service Thursday for Nina Grace Harsy, 83

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/010318 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers IBCD Cumulative Improvement Fund.pdf

Year in Review:

2017 Year in Review: A banner year for building

 

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Year in Review:

2017 Year in Review: A banner year for building

Indiana

Indiana GOP lacks overarching goal in upcoming session

Holcomb calls for complete assessment of child agency

Indiana senator pushes for cannabis oil legalization

Indiana lawmaker to propose sports betting legislation

Weather

Deadly, bone chilling cold grips wide swath of US

Weather

Efforts grow to help students evaluate what they see online

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Wrestlers win 3 individual titles at Al Smith Invitational

Obituaries

Private services for George William Castle

William L. Waugh passes away at age 74

 

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