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Monday, April 24, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS Symphonic Band earns Gold at ISSMA

Police

No new info on status of homicide investigation

Portage Police officer fatally shoots man after traffic stop

Off-duty officer shoots man outside Michigan City hospital

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers send final bills to Gov. Holcomb's desk

Sports

CHS Baseball wins 3 over the weekend

CHS Softball falls to LaPorte; sweeps New Prairie

Chesterton wins 6 events at West Lafayette Relays

Trojan Girls finish 4th in West Lafayette

Trojan Boys Golf 9th at LC Midwest Classic

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Nicole Elizabeth Gland

Services Friday for Alexander Joseph Killosky, Jr.

Services Saturday for James W. 'Jim' Ertel

Services and visitation Wednesday for Elizabeth Mary Sterner

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Charles B Lundquist.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joh Paduc.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Richard Parker.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Rnady and Kathleen Erwin.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Adoption CCDF Tax Rate was Increased.pdf

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Police

Update: Suspect in Nicole Gland murder implicated himself on tape, police say

Upper Deck bouncer, Christopher Dillard, charged with Nicole Gland's stabbing murder

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers seek to buy new lethal injection drugs

Town of Chesterton

Olthof Homes proposes duplexes in Village Green at Coffee Creek

Region / Indiana

Local lawmakers tout benefits of South Shore line development bill

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers face big list of bills at session end

Business

Steelmakers praise Trump for ordering import investigation

Suit seeks to block Strack & Van Till owner from selling stores

1st Source Bank reports record high quarter profit

Sports

Chesterton Baseball runs win streak to 3

Trojan Softball cruises to win over Hebron

CHS Boys Golf wins

CHS Tennis falls at Crown Point

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Police

Coroner: Nicole Gland, 24, died of multiple stab wounds

Porter County

Porter County BZA denies location variance for Duneland Landscape

Business

ArcelorMittal first to develop steel median safety barrier for highway use

Environment

Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary spins off from Parks Foundation

EPA chief makes first Superfund site visit with Indiana stop

Heinze fund wins $50K to buy public access site at Lydick Bog

Indiana

Indiana House falls just short of passing proAirbnb bill

Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole

Details of Indiana roads funding agreement dribble out

Bill lets Indiana governor, not voters, pick schools chief

Indiana University bans athletes with sexual violence past

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042017 INDOT Public Notice of Construction Activity Intersection Improvements at US 6 and Meridian.pdf

Legal Notices/042017 NICTD Request for Bidders Kensington Underpass Reconstruction Project.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Police

Chesterton Police investigating woman’s homicide behind Tribune office

Elections

Porter County says not to panic over voter list purge

Porter County

County Parks Department closes on purchase of land for parking at BrinckaCross

Town of Chesterton

Utility seeking easement for Deer Run Apartments lift station

Business

Strack and Van Til's owner seeks to sell 22 Strack stores

Sports

CHS Boys sweep Valparaiso and Crown Point in track

Chesterton Baseball beats Portage 5-1

Trojan Softball shuts out Michigan City 17-0

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins twice in Indy

CHS Girls Track splits DAC double dual

Obituaries

Services Saturday for George Sosnowski, Jr.

Mary Ellen Henkel passes away

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041917 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers DSC Rainy Day Fund.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Removal of pavers at Coffee Creek Center set to start May 1

Porter County

Commissioners OK next payment for animal shelter

Environment

EPA Still no chemical found in lake waters; beaches reopened

NWI People's Climate March in Highland Saturday, April 29

DNR releases 2016 Wildlife Science Report

Indiana

State Rep. Moseley looking to get veterans into railroad jobs

Police

Former PCSP officer charged with battery in connection with infant's injuries

Sports

Trojan Tennis beats Kankakee Valley 3-2

Obituaries

Services Friday for Stephen J. 'Steve' Pluta

Services Friday for Malcolm E. Anderson

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Police

CFD: Leaves I-94 ends up in yard on Marquardt Dr

VPD: Man with knife and heroin enters middle school through unlocked door

Indiana

Deadline looming for Indiana lawmakers

Turkey slams into windshield again in Indiana

Porter County

County Auditor to host tax workshops on veteran, senior benefits, college planning

Environment / Lake Michigan

EPA Samples show no chemical in the lake USS begins startup

Politics / Elections

Locals join national Tax Day March

Indivisible NWI/Chesterton to meet Wednesday

Indiana counties purging inactive voters from rolls

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Portage 3 - 1

Chesterton Boys win 5 events at CHS Relays

Trojan Girls win 3 events at CHS Relays

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041717 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Environment/Lake Michigan

Chicago testing finds chemical at low levels in lake

Chesterton High School

CHS honors 52 students with Academic Rings

Dozens honored at CHS Academic Recognition Night

Town of Burns Harbor

INDOT lowers speeds on 149 to 45 mph near Burns Harbor food truck square

Burns Harbor restores deal on culverts; building facade standards approved

Environment

DNR releases 2016 white tailed deer report

Sports

Trojans hold their own against Crown Point's Holloway

Chesterton Girls Tennis falls 5-0 to Plymouth

Obituary

Memorial Service Thursday for Kay A. Odle, age 79

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041417 Porter County Auditor's Office Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations for County Budgets.pdf

Legal Notices/041417 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Rainbow Community Inc.pdf

 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Environment/Lake Michigan

EPA: Still no trace of chemical in Lake Michigan; USS explains spill

Business / Region / Lake Michigan

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor breaks with tradition, first ocean vessel of the season not carrying imported steel

Indiana

Former GOP Senator Lugar blasts Trump policies as 'simplistic'

DNA collection bill goes to Governor Holcomb's desk

Indiana Senate OKs hurdle for minors seeking abortions

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council and RDC split costs of new emergency radios

Police

ISP: Motorcyclist crashes bike on I-80/94 near Gary

Indiana/Environment

DNR working to save big trees from ash borer by chemical treatment

Sports

Chesterton Softball blasts Merrillville 18-0

CHS boys golf team wins opener

Trojan Baseball beats Crown Point 4-3

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041317 NICTD Request for Bidders Kensington Underpass Reconstruction Project.pdf

Legal Notices/041317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Constandino J. Vasos.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Environment

EPA: Chemical spill at USS in Portage; two beaches closed; chem not found in the lake

Traffic

Here we go again: Indiana 49 repaving south of Toll Road begins April 24

Lane closures through November on I-94 at Toll Road exit

Narrowed travel lanes on US 30 east of Valpo

Town of Chesterton

INDOT awards Westchester Liberty Trail contract to Walsh and Kelly

Duneland Schools

Retirements and hirings announced at Duneland Schools

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council hears waste disposal report, approves hotel PUD amendment

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Valparaiso 6-2

Trojan Girls Track sweeps Portage and Michigan City

Trojan Boys Track splits DAC duals

Chesterton baseball gift wraps a win for Crown Point

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Everett C. Swanson, 91

Marjorie L. Baum passes away at age 93

Vistitation and funeral Saturday for Frank Bush, III

Services Friday for Timothy Lynn Gray

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Education

School Board backs Mitch Winey memorial at CHS stadium

Town of Chesterton

Town Council takes first step in annexing school bus barn

Blocking sidewalks with vehicles violates Town Code

Spring Cleanup in town begins April 17

402 Broadway no longer unsafe under new owner

Indiana

Indiana nature preserves celebrate 50th anniversary

Legislature approves bill curtailing solar panel incentives

Lawmakers begin to iron out differences on road funding

Sports

Chesterton Boys Lacrosse wins

Obituary

Services Thursday for John James Bratsakis, Sr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041117 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for Powder Processing Technology LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/041117 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Security Card Access Install.pdf

 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Education

Duneland Schools awarded $50K Lilly grant for counseling services

CHS National Honor Society inducts 113 new members

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers appear unlikely to increase cigarette tax

Refugee resettlements cut in half in Indiana under Trump

Police / Indiana

Indiana State Prison inmate dies in fire in cell

Sports

Trojan Softball wins twice at Pendleton Heights

CHS Tennis wins Logansport Invite

CHS Baseball beats Lafayette Harrison

Obituaries

Service Tuesday for Ruth A. 'Corky' Johnson

Service April 29 for Thomas Edward Krusa

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041017 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/041017 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations Parks Donations Fund Capital Outlays.pdf

 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Porter County

New Porter County Parks Master Plan pushes for trails and environmental protection

Town of Chesterton

Committee favors extending tax abatement for Addison Point

Police / Fire / Emergency / Traffic

INDOT serious about roadwork zone safety

INDOT: Treat intersection with non-functioning signals as four-way stop

ISP: Trucker cut off spills load of soil on I-94 in Lake

ISP; Clocked at 158 mph on the Toll Road

CFD: High winds drop tree on house on South Sixth

Indiana

Indiana needle exchange bill heads to governor who backs it

Sports

Girls Tennis opening in Logansport

Obituary

Celebration of Life Sunday for Kelly Loving, age 46

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Daniel Sr. & Maria Sisco.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cynthia R. Miller and Amelia S. Moody.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Gregory Babcock Town of Porter Legal Notice Requesting a Developmental Standard Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cellusite LLC, Jackson.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cellusite LLC, Union.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Boone Grove DSV.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Boone Grove UV.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Hebron.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert Kottka.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Steven & Cynthia Andrysiak.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of T&J Duneland Properties LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Timothy and Gena Howard.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Torrenga Engineering Legal Notice for Publication AIL Coffee Creek LLC to Commence Construction.pdf

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners boosting security at Porter County facilities

Indiana

Senator Young urges action to prevent African crisis

INDOT reminds motorists of states Move Over Law

Cold beer battle brewing after GOP leaders offer final bills

Sports

Girls Track on the road to start the year

Chesterton Lacrosse at home Saturday

Davison to wrestle for Team USA

Boys Track opens season at Highland today

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Wayne S. Thomas

Celebration of Life Saturday for Ricky A. Carlson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040617 Town of Porter Notice of Adoption Cumulative Capital Development Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/040617 Ray Poparad Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Raymond and Linda Poparad.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Porter County

Hospital and Commissioners agree to reduce cost of ambulance contract

Police

Porter man charged with burglary; CPD asking folks to report any missing items

Town of Chesterton

Park Board to purchase 'aqua chairs' for disabled kids at the new splash pad

Community

Leroys Hot Stuff to host benefit ride for Rebuilding Together Duneland April 23

Old town dump new home to Westchester Bird Sanctuary

Indiana Legislature

Indiana Senate OKs appointed schools chief

Indiana Senate votes for infrastructure funding

Indiana House passes bill to cut solar panel incentives

Indiana Senate OKs bill giving failing voucher schools appeal option

Indiana Senate OKs ILEARN new state test

Indiana

Indiana University basketball icon to be honored with marker

Sports

Trojans beat No. 2 Lake Central in opener

Duneland Swim Club Registration begins Friday

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Police / Community

Gun owners not liable for crimes committed with their stolen weapons

Environment / Community

Volunteer April 8 to tend habitat at Westchester Bird Sanctuary

Environment / Traffic

Flooding closes Beverly Drive west of US 12; Central Ave. Beach closed

Region

Visclosky urges high schoolers to enter Congressional Art Contest by April 28

Community / Local History

Tribune begins 134th year as community newspaper

Indiana

Indiana House approves abortion parental notification bill

House panel passes bill to take over Gary and Muncie schools

Sports

Trojan Boys finish 4th at Hoosier State Relays

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Lowell Thomas Gillikin

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/040417 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Security Card Access Install.pdf

 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Indiana

Judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

Gov. Holcomb pushes for pre-K funding, against cigarette tax hike

Community / Local History

Tribune begins 134th year as community newspaper

Business / Region

Ports of Indiana to celebrate Western Hemisphere Ports Day on Tuesday

Community

Jo Winey Babcock Memorial Endowment fund nears goal

Rebecca Cibak helps ensure brighter futures at YMCA

Sports

Trojan Baseball opens tonight at Gavit

Chesterton Softball splits in home opener

Obituary

Services Wednesday for LaVerne R. Friday, age 94

Pete Visclosky honors father, former Gary mayor 'Johnny V', dead at 101

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040317 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice; L&L Package Store Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/040317 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice; Wilson Management Enterprises ...

Legal Notices/040317 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations Parks Donations Fund Capital Outlays.pdf

 

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