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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Town of Chesterton

BZA continues public hearing on Dollar Tree, O'Reilly Auto Parts sign variances

2016 Salary Ordinance passes with 4 percent raise for employees; $1500 pay for storm board

Apply now for seats on Chesterton municipal boards

Town of Porter

Porter moves to require CO detectors for rentals

Residents in Porter can apply now for seats on town boards and commissions


Porter bank North Calumet Rd branch robbed Tuesday

Tragedy averted when vehicle rolls into freezing pond with woman inside today

Chesterton High School

CHS speech team splits for two events

Madrigal Dinners December 4, 5 and 6 at CHS

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Swim Team opens season Saturday at Northridge

CHS Wrestling opens season today in Illinois

Chesterton Girls swim past Merrillville 152-33

Trojan Girls Hoops falls at Hammond Morton


Frances Jane Miles dies at age 96


Legal Notices/112515 Duneland Schools Farm Lease Bernie Blvd.pdf

Legal Notices/112515 Duneland Schools Farm Lease SR149.pdf

Legal Notices/112515 Porter County Ordinance 1518.pdf

Legal Notices/112515 Porter County Plan VCS Heavilin School Design Waiver.pdf

Legal Notices/112515 Porter County Plan VLACD Zone Amend.pdf

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Traffic / Community

Turkeys take to the streets here as Thanksgiving approaches

Expect crowded roads for holiday drive blame low gas prices

Community / Local Business

Christmas parade welcomes Santa Saturday

Town Elections

Town Council breaks election tie in favor of Nate Cobbs


Indiana seeks extension for dual credit teacher requirements

Indiana governor Pence faces lawsuit for blocking Syrian refugees

LGBT rights a major issue but GOP has other priorities for legislative session

Town of Chesterton

Snow shouldn't stop one last leaf pickup

Business / Economy

Indiana October jobless rate stable, mostly unchanged here

US Steel idles Granite City Works; 2000 employed there

Chesterton High School

CHS speakers compete at Glenbrooks tourney


Joan Bartholdi dies at age 64

Services Saturday for Connie Novreske, age 76

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112415 VCS Bidders Fuel.pdf

Monday, November 23, 2015


Three Chesterton men charged with burglarizing home

Hauler drops 21 ton steel coil at 49 and Gateway

CPD: NASA memorabilia reported stolen from antique mall

Steel / Labor / Business / Region

USW / Arcelor talks break for Thanksgiving


NICTD mulling possible South Shore fare hike to fund capital projects

Town of Chesterton

Public hearings for O'Reilly Auto Parts, Dollar Tree signs on BZA agenda

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council to consider crime insurance, CO detector ordinances


Is spring arriving earlier than it used to? Just ask the warblers

$205K grant will be used to improve Little Calumet East Branch here


2 men charged with murder in killing of pastor's wife


CHS Girls very charitable in loss to South Central

Valparaiso U Men fall to No. 25 Oregon 73-67 Sunday


Services Wednesday for Margaret E. Ruge, age 80

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112315 Town of Burns Habor Plan Commission Amend Zoning Ordinance.pdf

Legal Notices/112315 Duneland School Corp Farm Lease 250E.pdf

Friday, November 20, 2015

Porter County Government

PCCRVC presses train attraction with economic and operation studies

Tourism bureau names grant winners for 2016

Environment / Weather

Winter is coming: Parts of Midwest prepare for 1st snowstorm of season

Great Lakes levels expected to stay mostly above average

Town of Chesterton

Planners lift stop-work order for Villages of Sand Creek

Council to break 401-401 tie in Cobbs  / McCord race Monday

2016 Elections

Pamela Mishler Fish enters State Representative race


Porter 'Lights of Love' ceremony Saturday, December 5


Memorial Visitation Tuesday for Leonard Posavac, age 74

Elizabeth Lee Gastevich dies at 58

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/112015 Po Co Parks Farm Land Lease 43Half Tillable Acres.pdf

Legal Notices/112015 Porter County Auditor Addl Approps.pdf

Legal Notices/112015 Porter County Parks Farm Land Lease 47 Acres.pdf

Legal Notices/112015 Porter County Parks Farm Land Lease 53 to 63 Acres.pdf

Legal Notices/112015 Porter County Plan Minor Sub Steuer.pdf

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Duneland Schools / Education

A Duneland What if? School Board probes the benefits and drawbacks to year round calendar

CHS Orchestra to play at historic Country Music Hall in the spring

Environment / Indiana Dunes

State Park Banquet center opponents prepare for the next round

Duneland's presumptive appointee to PCCRVC neutral on banquet center


Woman fatally shot in her Portage apartment


Exchange Club Wine Tasting Sunday at Spa

Town of Porter

Summer Tree triplexes tabled again Greenhouse gets public hearing date


Syrian family welcomed in Connecticut after Indiana rejection

Indiana dual credit teachers may get extension


Visitation Friday, November 20 for Bryce H. Morgan, age 79

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111915 Town of Chesterton Bond Sale Notice.pdf

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Porter County

Commissioners OK rural drainage fee and domestic violence awareness campaign

Vintage South Shore train study on PCCRVC agenda

Environment / Weather

Absurdly hot October as Earth sets 8th heat record this year


Winter Lights Night festival Saturday at Sunset Hill Farm Park

US Postal Service tells holiday mailing deadlines


GOP bill on Indiana LGBT rights has religious exemptions

Purdue protest leaders meet with Daniels on racism concerns


South Shore tells service schedule for Festival of Lights and Thanksgiving holiday

East Chicago councilman pleads not guilty to murder charge

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Stormwater Board members unpaid for service, seek $1,500 per year


Portage police have possible lead on business burglar


CHS Girls basketball team presses to easy win over Bowman Academy

VU beats Rhode Island 58-55


Maxine Fickes dies at age 86

Services Friday for Sheila K. Morgan, 63

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111815 Duneland Schools Farm Lease 250 E.pdf

Legal Notices/111815 Duneland Schools Farm Lease Bernie Blvd.pdf

Legal Notices/111815 Duneland Schools Farm Lease SR149.pdf

Legal Notices/111815 INDOT Purchases Right of Way.pdf

Legal Notices/111815 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders New Elementary.pdf

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Porter County

Porter County Storm Water Board approves changes to rural fee after hearing

Town of Chesterton

Utility agrees to serve subdivision in unincorporated Liberty Township

2016 Indiana Legislature

Legislature organizes for 2016: Moseley says roads and ethics to be highlights

Indiana GOP leader says conservative will sponsor LGBT civil rights bill


State Police phone number spoofed by scammer in IRS back taxes scam

Sheriff Reynolds: Phone app would alert off duty officers of school shooting


Winter Lights Night festival Saturday at Sunset Hill Farm Park


US reaches $95.5M settlement in for profit education case

NIPSCO wants folks to know dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning


Monday, November 16, 2015

Town Elections

Election Board certifies official count with ties in Chesterton and Beverly Shores

Business / Labor / Steel

USW still on break in talks with USS, retirees warned

Porter County

Storm water fees, health insurance and jail security on Commissioners agenda


Generous donations made to defray the cost of CPD K9 Kahr's hernia surgery

PCSP: Four ATVs stolen in Pine Township burglary

NICTD Transit Police presence upped as precaution following Paris terror attacks

Environment / Community / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action to meet Wednesday at Westchester Library Service Center

Chesterton High School

CHS speakers do well at LaPorte

Show Choirs win honors at Southmont Invitational


CHS Girls Hoops picks up first win at Munster

Valparaiso U. Men defeat Iona 83-58


Memorial Gathering Friday for Charles R. Charlie Struve

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111615 Porter County Ordinance 15-17.pdf

Legal Notices/111615 Town of OGden Dunes Water Utility Change Rates.pdf

Legal Notices/111615 Town of Porter Ordinance 2015 10.pdf

Friday, November 13, 2015

Town Elections

Tie: 401-401: Town Council to break election deadlock

Porter County

Rural residents can weigh in on county user fee Monday at 1 p.m.

Community / Business

'Live Local' Open Houses set for this weekend in Chesterton

Hometown Holiday Celebration coming Saturday, November 28

Duneland Schools

Duneland School board meeting to hear alternatives to traditional school calendar

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor starting recycling service, seeking applications for boards


CPD: Beware of angry, hostile, bogus IRS agents demanding back taxes

East Chicago councilman charged with drug conspiracy, murder in federal court

Town of Chesterton

Utility board to consider treatment pact with unincorporated Liberty subdivision


CHS girls swim team impressive in opening victory


James Larry Phillips dies at age 67

Services Tuesday for Sophia Walker, age 63

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111315 IDEM 30 day period NIPSCO.pdf

Legal Notices/111315 Po Co Parks Farm Land Lease 43Half Tillable Acres.pdf

Legal Notices/111315 Porter County Parks Farm Land Lease 47 Acres.pdf

Legal Notices/111315 Porter County Parks Farm Land Lease 53 to 63 Acres.pdf

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Town Elections

Five new votes to be counted Friday in 1-vote margin Chesterton race

Business / Community

Hometown Holiday Celebration coming Saturday, November 28

Business / Economy

Ford plans 200 more jobs at Chicago plant

Town of Burns Harbor

Incoming Burns Harbor Council may decide primary election issue

Police / Fire

Chesterton Fire Department releases report on October activity

PCSP: Wad of $100 bills seized in I-94 traffic stop


High expectations for CHS Girls Swim team as season begins tonight


Services Saturday for Mae Rita Hodgson, age 94

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Town Elections

Election Board meets at noon, Friday to certify close Chesterton race

Town of Chesterton

Calumet Connection proposed lane narrowing praised

Town of Porter

New snow removal rules in Porter win public support


Burns Harbor pleased by statement bringing closure to disputed arrest

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action to meet November 18 at Westchester Library Service Center

Township Library

Library Board to look at Westchester Library long range plan

Business / Steel

USW lauds Trade Commission vote to keep anti-dumping duties on China plate

Letter to the Editor

Porter County Rural Property Fee for Drainage: A tax by any other name is still a tax


Services Saturday for Linda F. Burbach

Services Saturday for Scott D. Stoddard

Celebration of Life Saturday for Heather Ann Serafin

Edna R. Martin dies at age 90

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111115 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders New Elementary.pdf

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Porter County

Hearing Monday on Porter County rural property fee

Town of Chesterton

Town of Chesterton leaf collection more or less on schedule

Chesterton council joins Porter in picking Lisa Woodrich for PCCRVC seat

Town Council to pursue 4 percent raises for employees

Economy / Community

Building permit issued for cell tower to be built at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Town of Burns Harbor

Primary Election ordinance, noise control, tourism appointment on Burns Harbor agenda

Weather / Environment

Climatologist predicts mild, dry start to Indiana's winter


Indiana Democrats offer plan to fix state's roads and bridges

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