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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Doyle: Don't confuse CEDC with the DEDC

Town Council sets town auction for September 19

Friday September 1 is Disabled Veterans Forget-Me-Not Drive Day in Chesterton


Holcomb rolls out $24M job training initiative


Trojan Boys soccer team wins opener

Girls Soccer kicks off season tonight

CHS Volleyball opens tonight


Service Thursday for Jeffrey A. Maves, 67

June Loi Herald passes away at age 88

Celebration of Life Sunday for Dawn Berntsen

Celebration of Life Sunday for Darin Kurt Medley, 54

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081517 Liberty Township Trustee Notice to Taxpayers 2018 Budget.pdf


Monday, August 14, 2017

Duneland Schools

'Happy smiles' reported in Duneland this morning as students return

Duneland School system honors employees for years of service

Town of Burns Harbor

Improvements advance for parking issues in Burns Harbor Village


Armed robbery of Valparaiso T-Mobile

ISP: Valpo man charged with dealing meth


Indiana residents urged to scout trees for invasive beetle

Indiana forms panel to review alcohol laws


CHS Football scores twice at Griffith

CHS Boys Soccer opens tonight at home

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081417 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Accounting Software.pdf

Legal Notices/081417 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Transit Asset Management Plan.pdf


Friday, August 11, 2017

Duneland Schools

First day of classes for all Duneland Schools is Monday


Saving Mili the cat is epic five week search

Porter County / Duneland

Duneland net assessed value rises $30 million for 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor looks to crack down on unpaid ordinance violation fees

Environment / Indiana Dunes / Community

Dunes Action draws yet another crowd as fight to save pavilion continues

Environment / Weather

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal


Trojan Football starts tonight at Griffith


Service Saturday, August 26 for Patrick Burns, age 25

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081117 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Portside Energy LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/081117 Porter County Auditor Notice of Additional Appropriation Public Hearing $20,000,000 Storm Water Manageme...

Legal Notices/081117 Porter County Auditor Notice of Additional Appropriation Public Hearing $30,000,000 Tax Revenue Bonds.pd...

Legal Notices/081117 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/081117 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of CR Holdings LLC.pdf


Thursday, August 10, 2017

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools partnering with Boys & Girls Club for transportation

Teachers hired on eve of new school year

Drivers told to learn school bus stop arm laws

Region / Nation

Visclosky responds to Trump comments on nuclear arsenal


Mike Brickner, new county emergency chief, looks to improve communications

Suspected car thief fatally shot in Lake County today


Journey Senior Living Center set for opening in January

Steel shipments up marginally in June


Chesterton Girls Golf beats Boone Grove


Memorial Service Saturday for George Howard Shelbourne

Services Saturday for Harold 'Red' Shrader

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081017 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2016.pdf

Legal Notices/081017 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Keith J. and Teri L. Sharpe.pdf

Legal Notices/081017 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Michael Larson and Jessica Larson.pdf

Legal Notices/081017 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of American Greyhound.pdf


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Porter County

Auditor certifies Porter County 2018 assessed valuation, up 2.5 percent

Town of Porter

Residents eye fundraising plan for Porter Kids Cove Park

Politics / Elections

Governor Holcomb taking applications to fill Alexa seat as Porter County judge

State Rep. Braun joins GOP Indiana Senate race

Indiana AG not ruling out GOP bid for Senate

Rokita embraces Trump as he launches Senate bid


Former PCSP deputy charged with possession of child porn


Free Family Fun Night and Pool Party is Thursday at YMCA


Scientists from 13 agencies contradict Trump on climate


CHS Soccer Maroon Gold scrimmage tonight to benefit Wendy Smith

Elyse Stasil wins again; CHS Girls 12th at New Prairie Golf Invitational


Services Saturday for Zachary Froman, 23


Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Report: US believes North Korea can fit nuclear weapon inside a missile

Duneland Schools

CHS journalists honored at IU Journalism Institute

CHS Sandpipers to perform with Foreigner Wednesday in Chicago


Duneland Chamber Party in the Park Saturday

Kids 12 to 17 may register now for Hooked on Art chalk competition

Prairie Magic Music Festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park Saturday

Politics / Traffic / Business

Experts warn lives at risk if no sleep tests for train engineers and truck drivers

Science / Environment

Draft US report says extreme storms driven by climate change

US in bullseye for total solar eclipse on August 21


Feds recommend $9.8 million grant for Port of Indiana/Burns Harbor infrastructure work


Man charged after threats made to blow up Indiana schools

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of American Greyhound.pdf


Monday, August 7, 2017


Indiana changes school child abuse reporting rules

Judge: IBM owes Indiana $78M for failed welfare automation


Report proposes steps to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes

DNR tells hunting dates for waterfowl and other birds

Purdue report: Lawn weed poison killing pollinators

Town of Chesterton

The new splash pad is fun and popular, but know the rules

Police / Traffic

State Police: Portage man dies in accident on I-94


Indivisible registers voters at Art Fair

Pence slams report on possible 2020 presidential groundwork

Pence hands over emails from time as Indiana governor

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080717 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Transit Asset Management Plan.pdf


Friday, August 4, 2017

Porter County

Park Board solidifies agreement for model railroad at Sunset Hill


Indiana soldier among 2 killed in Afghanistan


Valparaiso man dies in dump truck incident

Environment / Indiana

EPA chief meets state government and business officials; environmentalists not invited

DNR tells hunting dates for waterfowl and other birds

DNR seeks bowhunters to count furbearer species

Environment / Community

Flag raised at Dunes Learning Center in honor of Lee Botts


Teachers: Submit essay for chance to win free field trip on the South Shore

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1972 to hold reunion at Street Dance tomorrow


Stasil wins, but Trojan golfers fall


Bonnie Louise Gaffin passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080417 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-11.pdf

Legal Notices/080417 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of A D H Venture II.pdf

Legal Notices/080417 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Adam Ispas.pdf

Legal Notices/080417 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joe & Rachel Kyle.pdf

Legal Notices/080417 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of American Greyhound.pdf


Thursday, August 3, 2017


Downtown merchants' Friday Night Lights to kick off fun weekend here

Dunes Action meeting set for Tuesday, August 8

Chrissy Hill OD Awareness Benefit Saturday at Frontline

Chalk artists: August 31 deadline for Hooked on Art registration

Porter County Parks host music festival and outdoor activities in August

Porter County

Barking a concern for proposed dog shelter in Liberty Township


Gary airport moves to build new customs building


Services Saturday for Phillip Edward Chase

Services Saturday for Eugene L. Burbach

Services Saturday for Donald Matthew Keane

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Accused slayer of Nicole Gland seeks to suppress statement

CPD releases surveillance images of vape shop theft


NiSource reports $44M net loss in 2Q

Ports of Indiana reports near record cargoes in 2017

Green tech firm eyes ex-Chicago steel mill site


Bandstand Concert and Film Friday: Cynthia Shelhart and 'Finding Dory'

Nation / Community

Boy Scouts: Top leaders didn't call Trump to praise speech


Services Thursday for Betty Jane Schultz

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080217 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice, Aberdeen Manor.pdf

Legal Notices/080217 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice, Elks _500.pdf


Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Edcuation / Duneland Schools

New after-school STEM program offered at Chesterton Middle School


NICTD preparing to submit West Lake double tracking to FTA

Abortions allowed again at NWI clinic

Porter County

DNR awards rehab design grant for Memorial Opera House

Dog rescue shelter in Liberty Township on County DRC agenda

Police / Traffic

ISP: Two-semi accident closes I-94 in Lake County


DNR seeks input on proposed fishing rules

Governor boosting salaries for some in key posts

Business / Labor

Mechanics Local 701 strikes against Chicagoland new car dealerships


CHS Girls Golf opens season today


Celebration of Life Saturday for Marie Baur Kluth, 102

Memorial service for Dale Engquist is Saturday, August 5


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