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Friday, July 19, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Definition of retirement village at issue in Nekus post office concept

Planners endorse rezone of R3 to B2 for Bartronics expansion

Utility project next week along West Morgan

Community / Library / Weather

Heat to force library concert and film inside tonight


Trucker charged in Indiana crash killing mom and twins

Region / Police

LaPorte County pays $132,000 in hacker ransom

Business / Steel

Commerce finds against Chinese rack exporters

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071919 Harris Welsh Lukmann Request for Proposals Chesterton Town Council Railroad Quiet Zones.pdf

Legal Notices/071919 Town of Porter Request for Proposals Porter Park Department Playground Equipment.pdf


Thursday, July 18, 2019

Business / Community

Shirley Peffers Distinguished Woman; Golden Achievement to Janet Ryan

Chamber of Commerce honors Humanitarians, Volunteers of the Year

Schnadenberg Service Person of Year; Tribune Puts Duneland on the Map

New Construction Awards: Biggby Coffee, Residences at Coffee Creek

Renovation Awards: Moth Wing Studio, Three Moons Fiberworks, Preferred Services

Town of Porter

Porter planners vote for minimum square footage reduction


NWS upgrades to heat warning; cooling shelters remain open

Township Library

New Library website reported going over well


Services Friday for Jacqueline Rolison Dougherty

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/071819 Hodges Davis PC Notice of Public Hearing Pines Petition of Paul Dykterok.pdf


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools hire new principals for Jackson and CMS

Weather Alert / Community

Excessive heat watch in effect: Dangerous temps up to 100 by Friday

Cooling shelters available in Duneland for folks without air conditioning

OSHA: Bosses responsible for protecting workers in the heat

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility to invest $1.3 million


Jack Eaton named Gatorade Indiana Boys Soccer Player of the Year


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Town Elections

DeLaney has challenger for Chesterton Town Council seat

Region / State / Nation / History

USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) to be commissioned October 26 at Port of Burns Harbor

Township Library

Scenes for movie about local pastor could be filmed at township library

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Stormwater Utility issues refund after double billing


Florida expert captures elusive alligator at Chicago lagoon


Monday, July 15, 2019


PCSP: K9 Rogue finds the Sheriff at European Market

Lake Michigan / Police

DNR: Apparent drowning at the Hammond Marina

Environment / Police

Presumed copperhead bites girl at Brown County State Park campsite

Traffic / Police

ISP: Local motorcyclist hurt in crash at Indiana 2 and I-65


Indiana creates Medicaid work rules for low income Hoosiers


Holcomb launches 2020 reelection run

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/071519 IBCD Notice to Taxpayers Add App Cum Improvement Fund.pdf


Friday, July 12, 2019


Rebuilding Together Duneland wins grant from Porter County Community Foundation


Indiana's state budget reserve jumps to $2.3 billion

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF board receives work plan for Westport Site

Burns Harbor Town Council gives paving updates


CFD: Two crashes with injuries at 49 and East Oakhill

CPD: Trucker felt trailer begin to shift before crash

Chesterton Police seek to make emergency hire


Memorial Service Monday for Marlene Frances Ness, 69

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071219 Rhame and Elwood Notice of Violation Richard R and Carol M Simcox 769 Heritage Rd.pdf

Legal Notices/071219 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Municipal Airport Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/071219 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2019 Pothole Patching and Paving.pdf

Legal Notices/071219 Harris Welsh Lukmann Request for Proposals Chesterton Town Council Railroad Quiet Zones.pdf

Legal Notices/071219 Town of Porter Request for Proposals Porter Park Department Playground Equipment.pdf


Thursday, July 11, 2019


Escaped inmate apprehended in vacant Beverly Shores home

Semi overturns at Toll Road entrance


Candidates added to the field for Duneland municipal elections

Democratic business exec enters 2020 Indiana governor race

Town of Porter

Porter paving bids are in work likely to start in August

Porter planners to hold public hearing on minimum square footage ordinance


Private services for Donald Howard Petersen, Jr.

Darrell Eugene Stokes passes away at age 63

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071119 PoCo Storm Water Management Public Notice Wagner Rd Closure July 15th thru August 30th.pdf


Wednesday, July 10, 2019


DBIG Bark in the Park Saturday, July 13 in Thomas Park

Parents As Teachers 'Touch a Truck' event at Sunset Hill Farm Park Saturday

Monarch habitat program Saturday at Chesterton Feed and Garden

Tremont /Hidewaway /Village softball reunion Saturday

Chesterton Art Center seeks volunteers for the 61st Chesterton Art Fair


Great Lakes water levels continue surge 2 set records

USDA reports excessive rainfall hits quality of Indiana corn crop

Porter County

Porter County to partner with Chesterton and Valpo for minor road construction


Mental health mandates weigh on Indiana schools


Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Slab poured for splash pad vault

DeLaney defends Dogwood tree removal

Jim Ton: RR quiet zone not dormant; RFP for feasibility study authorized

Police / Community

Porter Police Lt John McMahon honored by American Legion for valor

Business / Community

Chamber tells award winners in advance of luncheon on July 17

Indiana / Region

Indiana House Democrats assigned to interim study committees

Class Reunion

Deadline extended for CHS Class of 1979 Reunion


Dorothy M. Clem passes away at age 94

Frank N. Spirson passes away at age 70

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/070919 Beverly Shores Clerk Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Add App Gift Fund.pdf


Monday, July 8, 2019


Suspected fatal opioid ODs up in 2019 in Porter Couny

Possible drowning off Washington Park

Duneland Schools

Schools tell registration dates and times for 2019-20 school year


Registration open for Duneland Y Out of School Learning program

Legal Notices

Frank N. Spirson passes away at age 70

Services Thursday for Dorothy Margaret Fancher

Visitation Wednesday for Helen Louise Slont

Memorial Service Friday for Leah Faith Bucksbarg Scandling

Richard F. Lipniskis passes away at age 64

Services Tuesday for Barbara Marie Strange, 99

Services Wednesday for Jeanne M. Glasser, 64

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/070819 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2019 Pothole Patching and Paving.pdf



Friday, July 5, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board fills vacant PE and art positions

Insurance switch will save Duneland Schools

Police / Fire

State alleges that unborn baby in care of unlicensed Chesterton midwife died

Train derails in Chesterton Thursday

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1984 reunion set for Saturday, July 13

Environment / Sports

Steelhead fishing action heating up in NWI

Business / Steel / Region

Steel import permit applications up in June


Services Monday for Margaret Helen Jaskolski

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070519 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Public and Bidders Ivy Tech Lab Floor Repairs.pdf

Legal Notices/070519 Rhame and Elwood Notice of Violation Richard R and Carol M Simcox 769 Heritage Rd.pdf

Legal Notices/070519 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Proposal to Amend Zoning Ordinance.pdf


Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Twentyfive well established trees at Dogwood to be removed for power line

Neighbors press Park Board on un-netted tennis court at Waskom Park


4th of July Parade steps off at 9 a.m.


Feds Chinese steel wheels sold at less than fair value in US

State alleges county woman acting as unlicensed midwife


Nellie Leoda Herrington passes away

Services Tuesday for JoAnne Samila, age 86

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070319 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Bartronics LLCS.pdf

Legal Notices/070319 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Petition of MNB Development Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/070319 Town of Porter Request for Proposals Porter Park Department Playground Equipment.pdf


Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Elections / Porter County

Porter County Council sets up funding for new Election Board

Porter County's new election officials take oaths

Environment / Lake Michigan

Beach access restored at Portage Lakefront site


Indiana DCS responds to suit over care of children


Valparaiso University Football sets 100th Anniversary Celebration


Monday, July 1, 2019

Business / Region

Two phase water rate hike ordered by IURC in settlement

NICTD requests entry into federal grant engineering phase for double track project

Administration moves to ease drive time rules for long haul truckers


Eight injured in crash at US 6 and 400E

CFD: Heroin OD victim revived at Walgreen's


Indiana's top court weighs what amounts to excessive seizure

Indiana 911 dispatchers must get CPR training under new law

US judge blocks Indiana 2nd trimester abortion procedure ban

Hoosier Lottery to study the effectiveness of online games



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