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Chesterton Tribune Legal Notices

Friday, August 16, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town Attorney declines to share legal opinion on Nekus retirement village


Chamber seeks volunteers to help CHS break Guinness record for field trip size


Fish kill in Little Calumet traced to ArcelorMittal chemical exceedance

Paddle the East Branch of the Little Cal Saturday celebrate opening of launch

High bacteria levels at two Dunes beaches

Scientists confirm July set new global heat record


Chesterton Football opens with scrimmage at Griffith tonight

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081619 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Additional Appropriations Recorder Perpetuation Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/081419 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2018.pdf


Thursday, August 15, 2019

Porter County

Residents ask Porter County Commissioners for action on Calumet Trail

Town of Chesterton

Special activity center on BZA agenda Thursday

Town of Burns Harbor

Town of Burns Harbor nets state arts grant


Register now for annual Bri's RACE to end domestic violence, September 22


Services Saturday for Edna Winquist, age 100


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council names Lewis T. Craig, Sr. Heroes Memorial Garden

Town of Chesterton

Third round of repaving in Chesterton to start soon


Parents As Teachers Ready Set Kindergarten at Duneland Boys and Girls Club


South Shore tells service for Chicago Air and Water Show


Gudrun M. Mitchell passes away at age 77

Services and visitation Thursday for Jack H. Nilson, age 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081419 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2018.pdf


Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Council OKs rezone to B2 for Bartonics Inc

West Indiana parking project begins with sidewalk work

Schnadenberg says call for brush collection

Look for mobile speed trailers around Chesterton


Local PDs get grant to crack down on school bus stoparm scofflaws

Shoplifters hit CVS two more times

Westchester Library

Library employees get shout out at WPL Board meeting


Trojan Girls 3rd at KV Invite


Kathryn H. O'Donnell passes away at age 86


Monday, August 12, 2019


Cline Avenue Bridge rebuild advances in East Chicago

Education / Community

Renovations nearly complete at new Montessori School in Chesterton


Unleashed dog at Porter Beach leads to melee; two charged

LaPorte man charged in federal court with transporting child pornography

Crews search Lake Michigan for boater off Marquette Park

Region / Business / Steel

US steel shipments down 5 percent in June

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081219 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Rolling Stock Consulting Services.pdf


Friday, August 9, 2019


American Legion Post 170 supports Benefit Run for Bailey

Business / Region

Report Foreign steel imports spike in July

Port of Burns Harbor awarded security grants


Dave Reynolds is Sheriff of the Year

CPD: Shoplifters steal big haul of razors at the CVS


Report: No wrongdoing found in Holcomb's private jet flights


CHS Girls Golf splits


Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080919 NICTD Request for Proposals Dispatch Phone Radio System.pdf

Legal Notices/080919 Thomas Thorne Thomsen Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition No PC 19-03.pdf



Thursday, August 8, 2019


Rotary Babapaloosa to feature music and vendors August 24

Register for Moose Road Rally for Special Olympics

Apply now for 2020 Tourism promotion grants

Movie about local pastor draws celebrity to town for filming


Jewish sisters find swastikas in Indiana college dorm room


CHS Girls Golf 6th at Crown Point Invite

Pavlovich tabbed to lead CHS Swim programs


Services Saturday for Melissa Nicole 'Nicki' Achten

Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25


Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board OKs CHS flex lab to upgrade manufacturing classes

School Board hears from public on teacher pay


Jail time, $114,539 restitution ordered for copper wire theft


Prairie Magic music fest is August 17


Trojan Girls Golf 11th at Jeff Invite


Services Saturday for Michael A. Rentschler, 53

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080719 Bob Crecelius Notice of Public Hearing Burns Harbor Petition of Robert Crecelius.pdf


Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board hires new assistant superintendent; teachers introduced


NICTD board takes step to order 26 new rail cars for South Shore

Police / Traffic

Burns Harbor Fire Department reports one injured in crash at Ind 149 and US 12

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Golf tees off today


Visitation and Service Thursday for Allan L. Jones, age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Carol Durham.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Gregory E Blakely.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To John A Worstell.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Singar D Morgan.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Sofoklis and Tania Dres.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Sunii M Dhoot.pdf


Monday, August 5, 2019


ISP: Juveniles detained, suspected of tossing rocks onto vehicles on I-94

ISP: Rollover crash on Saturday closes I-65

DNR: Body recovered from Cedar Lake

Fire Departments / Emergency

Kitchen fire in Porter

Pine Township

Trouble in the Pines: Township trustee, board clash over her effort to switch fire contract

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1970 to hold get together Saturday August 10


Services Thursday for Loren Furness, age 85

Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25

Visitation and Service Thursday for Allan L. Jones, age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080519 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Changes to Unified Comp Zoning.pdf


Friday, August 2, 2019

Porter County

Croquet group eyes Sunset Hill; board wants public access

County Park Board moves to accept land donations

Duneland Schools

School Board to hold public hearing on teacher pay Monday


Chesterton Art Fair this weekend in Dogwood Park

Chamber seeks volunteers for Taste of Duneland

Business / Steel

USS posts 2Q net income of $68M

Feds find Thai steel threaded rod dumped here


Services Monday for June Lee Patrick, age 103

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080219 NICTD Request for Proposals Dispatch Phone Radio System.pdf


Thursday, August 1, 2019

Local businesses encourage hometown summer celebrations

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Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal posts net loss of 447 million


No Table of Plenty on Fridays, August 2 and 9

Fire Department Street Dance 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday


ISP: Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-65 exit ramp


John Dillinger relatives doubt body in grave is the gangster

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Fall Sports season start Friday


Services Saturday, August 3 for Carole Ann Deuberry-Boatright

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080119 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Add Appropriation.pdf

Legal Notices/080119 Duneland School Corporation Public Hearing Notice Teachers Salaries.pdf


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