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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Environment / Politics

Protest of privatized, politicized pavilion draws 200 to hearing on alcohol in Dunes State Park

Town of Chesterton

Downtown parking snow ban takes effect Friday

Economy / Region

200th ship to dock at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor honored Tuesday as part of Indiana Bicentennial

Steel Caucus seeks investigation of alleged Chinese pipe duty evasion

Sports

Chesterton Boys blast Crown Point 141-45

CHS Girls cruise to win over Crown Point

Trojan Girls fall to East Chicago Central

Obituary

Memorial gathering Sunday for Floyd 'Monty' Montgomery

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/113016 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Bus BarnSpecial Services Center Upgrades.pdf

Legal Notices/113016 Porter County Municipal Airport Authority Notice to Bidders Meeting of the Board of Aviation.pdf

Legal Notices/113016 Town of Chesterton Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

 

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Indiana / Education

State panel backs shorter ISTEP exams without saying how

Indiana / Election

Pence aide canceled lobbying contract ahead of ban

Police

Hobart woman killed in wrong-way US 30 accident

CPD: Man points gun at girlfriend on Portage Ave

Town of Chesterton

Leaves now at curbside in town will be picked up this week

Porter County

County Planners to see development plan for Liberty Township senior living center

Indiana / Election / Nation / Healthcare

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

Obituaries

Memorial Service Thursday for Alec John Bunch, 24

Services Thursday for Bailey Rose Kovalan, 17

Memorial Gathering December 3 for James J. Skeffington

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112916 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Roof Restoration and Metal Panel Work.pdf

Legal Notices/112916 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders No-Lead Gasoline Diesel Fuel.pdf

Legal Notices/112816 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Mikehatch.pdf

 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Indiana / Education / Elections

Indiana voters approve 17 out of 20 tax referendums for public schools

Indiana budget doubts loom over pre-K and school funding

Community

Former PNC Chancellor James B. Dworkin pens second children's book

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 2 CHS Boys swim team open season with 118-65 win

No. 3 Chesterton girls swim team beats No. 2 Northridge

CHS Boys basketball team outruns Gary Lighthouse

Trojan Wrestlers win 4 times and get 6 titles

Chesterton Girls basketball team falls in DAC opener at LC in OT

Obituary

Private services for Antonia F. McCauley

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112816 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Mikehatch.pdf

Legal Notices/112816 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Speedway.pdf

 

Friday, November 25, 2016

Community

Duneland Hometown Holiday Celebration Saturday

Sponsor a Tree in Festival of Trees

Town of Chesterton

Utility board mulls rerating wastewater plant capacity

New site plan in works for Centier Bank signs; BZA okays garage

Town Council to meet twice Monday

Porter County

Auditor Urbanik to host 'Coffee with the Clerks'

Election / Nation

Trump shaping administration as Stein presses for recounts

Sports

CHS Wrestlers open today at Ted DeRousse Invite

No. 2 Trojan boys swim team opens with No. 4 Northridge Saturday

Obituary

Service Monday, November 28 for DeWitt William Branch

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112516 Beverly Shores Notice of Public Hearing Changes to Zoning Ordinance.pdf

Legal Notices/112516 Porter County Request for Proposals Porter County Jail Medical Program.pdf

Legal Notices/112516 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Amendments to Fee Structure.pdf

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

2017 Indiana Legislature

Indiana GOP leaders say funding for preschool and roads are priorities

Library / Community

Library Service Center renamed Baugher Center to honor former Director Phil Baugher

Business

Deal proposed in three state pollution suit vs US Steel

Court blocks federal plan to extend overtime pay to many

Education

CHS Speech and Debate team splits to compete

Sports

No. 2 Trojan boys swim team opens with No. 4 Northridge Saturday

CHS Girls swim past Merrillville 150-36

CHS Boys Hoops open season with 54-34 win

Trojan Girls beat Morton 90-47 and improve to 6-0

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112316 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Bus BarnSpecial Services Center Upgrades.pdf

Legal Notices/112316 Porter County Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/112316 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Technology Bid Package No. 2.pdf

 

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Environment

Shirley Heinze acquires 7.7 acres in Porter along Little Calumet River

Dunes Action urges public to comment at NRC hearing November 29

Police

ISP: Lake County Sheriff officer charged with OWI

PCSP: Man charged in Liberty Township burglary

CPD: CHS student in unprovoked attack on special needs student

INDOT: Expect heavy holiday traffic

Indiana / Nation

Pence tries to stop document release including emails

Economy

Jobless rate drops statewide and continues to plummet in NWI

Sports

Chesterton Boys Basketball opens season tonight at Gary West

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112216 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Roof Restoration and Metal Panel Work.pdf

Legal Notices/112216 Town of Porter Legal Notice Application No. 16-04 Judith Navarro.pdf

Legal Notices/112216 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders No-Lead Gasoline Diesel Fuel.pdf

 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Police

CFD: Furnace fire forces evacuation of Urschel on Friday

Porter County Government

Indiana Dunes Visitor Center marks ten years at US 20/Ind. 49 location

PCCRVC tells 2017 tourism grant awards

2016 Elections

Porter County 2016 vote turnout was 62.3 percent

Region

South Shore tells holiday train schedule

Chesterton High School Sports

Still perfect: Chesterton Girls beat South Central 55-36

Obituaries

Services Tuesday for Janet R. Johnson

Services Wednesday for Catherine (Cookie) Hennings

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112116 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2017 Renovations Yost Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/112116 Porter County Notice of Receiving Bids Porter County Highway Department.pdf

Legal Notices/112116 Town of Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/112116 Town of Chesterton Notice to Bidders Chesterton Park Splash Pad.pdf

 

Friday, November 18, 2016

Police

Portage Mayor Snyder and Lake County Sheriff Buncich indicted

Some victims of Dunes Country fraud receive state restitution

Hoosiers urged to prepare for foul weekend weather

INDOT urges motorists to prepare now for winter driving

CPD: Senior's USPS address changed in likely Xmas scam

Library / Community

Public ceremony Sunday to honor former library director Phil Baugher with renaming the Service Center

Town of Chesterton

Planners approve setback amendments for Easton Park

Education / Community

St. Patrick School posts strong 2016 ISTEP scores

Porter County

County RDC learns TIF basics mulls possible Liberty Township district

Region / Traffic

NIRPC invites public to comment on Regional Corridor Study

Obituaries

Celebration of Life is Saturday for Don B. Dean

Celebration of Life Sunday for Larry E. May

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111816 Porter County Request for Proposals Porter County Jail Medical Program.pdf

 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Education / Duneland / Indiana

ISTEP scores fall across Indiana; reception is lukewarm in Duneland

ISTEP replacement panel divided over offering specific plan

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton council urged to adopt resolution against TPP

Town of Porter

Porter taking applications for boards for 2017

Business / Region

NIPSCO begins installing new more efficient LED streetlights

Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers to strike this holiday

Toll Road work expected to be completed by Thanksgiving

Indiana

Conservative Indiana lawmaker proposes state abortion ban

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Earl F. Christensen

Celebration of Life Sunday for Larry E. May

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111716 Town of Ogden Dunes Notice to Taxpayers Ogden Dunes Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Town Council continues to study RR quiet zones

CFD eyes in-house ALS capability

Town of Porter

No paperwork, no decision on Childress Porter farm request

Community

Hometown Holiday Celebration coming Saturday, November 26

Business / Scams

NIPSCO joins other utilities in educating consumers about scams

Election / Transition

Tangled web: Trump businesses could create conflicts

Trump pushes back amid signs of strain in transition

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls win 76-36 at Bowman Academy

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111616 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Benlew Enterprises.pdf

Legal Notices/111616 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Technology Bid Package No. 2.pdf

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Utility seeks sewer rate hike of 5.64 percent

Town of Chesterton needs you: Apply now for open board seats

Town buys right-of-way on 1100N for Westchester Liberty Trail

Town of Burns Harbor

Commercial building facade standards eyed for Burns Harbor

Police

Three men rob Verizon store at gunpoint; witnesses restrained

Community

Winter Lights Festival is this Saturday at Sunset Hill Farm

Business / Region

Port of Burns Harbor looking for near record month in November for Seaway cargos

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Jo Anne Winey-Babcock

Ralph Bates passes away at age 82

 

Monday, November 14, 2016

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council to vote on Childress farm rezoning

Environment

Dunes Action to meet Tuesday, November 15 at Library Service Center

2016 set to break heat record despite slowdown in emissions

Election / Transition

Trump considering woman and openly gay man for leadership posts

Indiana

Pelath to lead House Democrats again in 2017 and 2018

Indiana panel begins forming consensus around ISTEP exam

Sports

CHS girls basketball team beats Mishawaka to improve to 3-0

Chesterton Girls Hoops pounds Munster 75-33

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111416 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2017 Renovations Yost Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/111416 Porter County Notice of Receiving Bids Porter County Highway Department.pdf

Legal Notices/111416 Town of Chesterton Notice to Bidders Chesterton Park Splash Pad.pdf

 

Friday, November 11, 2016

Police

Indiana AG: IRS phone scam complaints plummet after raid in Mumbai, India

Politics

Trump shakes up transition team, elevates Pence role

Town of Burns Harbor

Marquette Greenway Trail moves forward in Burns Harbor

BH planners to present new facade plans

Community

Sign up now for 4-H fun

Sports

CHS Girls win swim opener

Obituary

Service Monday for Michael John Ratajczak

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111116 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Rainy Day Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Police

ISP: Suspect in wire theft arrested in Burns Harbor

Additional charges filed against woman in fatal crash on US 6

Environment / Community

Dunes Action to rally supporters for NRC meeting Tuesday, November 29

Indiana

Young calls on Congress to check executive power

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor hires new police office,r plans road paving

Sports

Drewless: Valparaiso University Men Hoops opens tonight at home against Southern Utah

Trojan Girls dive into season tonight

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Essie G. Eversole

Memorial Service Saturday for Christine H. Berglund

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111016 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Alex Kazmierczak.pdf

Legal Notices/111016 Town of Chesterton Petition of Michael J. Monaco.pdf

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Election Results

Jim Biggs wins Commissioner seat

Larson ousts Poparad on County Council; Republicans take majority

Porter County, blue in 2008 and 2012, goes for Trump this year

Porter County Election Results

Visclosky easily beats Libertarian in House race

Ed Soliday defeats Pam Fish in State House race

Democrats Kevin Breitzke reelected Surveyor, Michelle Clancy Treasurer

Police

Local man charged with child molesting

ISP: Woman badly injured in I-94 crash

Environment

Save the Dunes names Natalie Johnson as new executive director

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team earns 4th at Fishers tourney

Obituary

Private services for William Mellander, 78

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/110916 Porter County Ordinance No. 16-31.pdf

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Business / Steel

BHPD: Man fatally injured at mill, possibly struck by a semi

ArcelorMittal posts 3Q profit of $680M

Education

School Board splits 4-1 to sell land to Chesterton for trail

Duneland Schools receive technology grant from state; insurance renewed

CHS Debate team gets a good start

Elections

Nearly 14 percent of registered voters in county voted early

Business

Applebee's Grill and Bar closes its doors

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Christine H. Berglund

Services Friday for Robert Lee Whitten

Services Thursday for Dorothy J. Quattrin

Services pending for Jo Anne Winey-Babcock

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110816 INDOT Project RW- 800835154000000.pdf

Legal Notices/110816 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Serenity Environmental Services Standards Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/110816 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Serenity Environmental Services Use Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/110816 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Phyllis Bierdron.pdf

 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Elections

Where to vote on Election Day in Duneland

Candidates on Duneland ballots for the 2016 General Election

Biggs and Chidester vie for Commissioner seat

Vote for up to 3 in County Council atlarge race

Police

Woman on motorcycle dies when car hits bike

ISP: Gary motorist dies in I-65 accident

Police: Chesterton runaways lead officers on high speed pursuit

Transit Police save woman's life with Naloxone kit

Sports

Chesterton Girls Hoops opens with win

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Jack Gland, age 83

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/110716 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Michael J. Monaco.pdf

 

Friday, November 4, 2016

Porter County

County Park Board meets Sunset Hill Colonels, hears proposal for garden railway

Town of Chesterton

Public restroom in Thomas Park; It's officially a bond project

250E and Dickinson Road to close next week

Community

Chesterton to put on holiday best thanks to Chamber and Shady Lawn

Set clocks back; put new batteries in smoke detectors

Environment

I-80 a federally designated alternative fuel corridor

Sports

Trojan Girls open basketball season tonight

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110416 IDEM Notice of Open Burning Approval Ecorealm.pdf

Legal Notices/110416 Porter County Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of Urschel Development Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/110416 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Amendments to the Sewer Rate Ordinance.pdf

Legal Notices/110416 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Peititon of Olson Farm LLC.pdf

 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Sports / Community

Next year is now! Cubs fans recover after World Series win

Duneland Community News

Opens Friday: 4th St. Theater presents 'Into the Woods’

Police

CFD responds to lightning strikes

Portage bank robbed by armed man

Sports

CHS Student Athletes honored at Fall Sports Awards Program

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Peggy Ann McCarron

Private services for Jeffery Dumigan

 

 

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Porter County

Commissioners clash over emergency system

Schools and Community

CHS to present 44th annual Madrigal Dinners, Dec. 2-4 ticket sales to begin November 18

Business

NiSource Inc. posts solid third quarter

USS posts strong 3Q, but downgrades annual expectations

USS in agreement to sell bankrupt USS Canada

Obituary

Friends to gather Thursday November 3 to remember Joe Dacey, Jr.

 

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Police

LaPorte County Commissioner charged with leaving the scene

Jury finds Liberty Township man not guilty of child molesting

Environment / Community

Dunes Lakeshore 50th birthday party ends with film festival November 4-6

Business / Region

NIPSCO plans to retire Bailly Generating Station by mid-2018

Apply now for low-income energy assistance for 2016-17 winter

Elections

Tribune tells election deadlines

Obituary

Private services for James Thomas Dyer

 

Monday, October 31, 2016

Police

PCSP seeks suspects in Porter Township burglary

Indiana / Region

INDOT to hold open house November 15 on state Rail Plan

Sports

Late barrage just misses for Trojans in Soccer State Championship game

Trojan Football season ends 17-7 to LaPorte

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/103116 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Legal Notice for Public Hearing Strack & Van Supermarket.pdf

Legal Notices/103116 Alochol and Tobacco Commission Legal Notice for Public Hearing Family Express.pdf

Legal Notices/103116 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for PSC Metals, Inc..pdf

Legal Notices/103116 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Raymond L. Brandy.pdf

Legal Notices/103116 Town of Kouts Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Garry and Teri Whittington.pdf

Legal Notices/103116 Town of Porter Legal Notice Jessie Campaniello BZA Application No. 16-05.pdf

 

Friday, October 28, 2016

Porter County

Porter County Council adopts 2017 budgets with raises

Elections

County Democrat candidates out raise Republicans thru October 14

Caucus November 3 to fill vacant 5th District seat on Porter council

Education

CHS history teachers bring Civil War to life in school courtyard

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102816 Beverly Shores Additional Appropriations for Garbage Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of David Bradley.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jerry Parnell.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Norma O'Kelly.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Raymond A. Hack.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of RMKK LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Christine Kostbade.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Susan & Dale Wingate.pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Terence & paula Miller .pdf

Legal Notices/102816 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Fire Alarm Phase.pdf

 

 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Elections

Many candidates skip election forum here

Edcuation

Discovery Charter School new building to be ready by Thanksgiving

Staff and students to celebrate 50 years of Westchester Intermediate School

CHS speakers open season at Munster Novice meet

Police

CPD: No injures in 5 vehicle rush hour 49 crash

State Police and INDOT seek public's help in nabbing copper thieves targeting road lights

Town of Porter

Porter Stormwater board votes in favor of new fee

Business / Steel

Steel imports down in September

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1967 seeks classmates

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102716 Town of Beverly Shores Petition to Vacate Alley Terrance Bonace Notice of Public Hearing.pdf

Legal Notices/102716 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of Ruth Jarnecke Living Trust Notice of Public Hearing.pdf

Legal Notices/102716 NICTD Request for Bidders Madison Substation Rehabilitation.pdf

Legal Notices/102716 Lake Eliza Area Conservancy District Legal Notice.pdf

 

 

Town of Porter

Porter approves 2017 budgets and purchases playground equipment

Community

Donate old shoes to help homeless women drop off at George's and Porter Fire Department

Chamber’s family trick-or-treat in Chesterton Downtown Friday

Police

PCSP officers vigilance leads to theft charges

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky wants action against dumped cuttolength steel plate

Environment / Community

Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary has new tool in battle against invasive species

Elections / Indiana

BMV hours change November 7 and 8 due to Election Day

Obituaries

Services Friday for Mary Ellen Evers 96

Memorial Service Saturday for Raymond Stange

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/102616 The Board of Directors Grand Oaks Conservancy District Legal Notice.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Porter County

Porter County Council finds room in budget for raises

Chesterton High School

CHS Trojan Guard earns third at State A finals

Town of Chesterton

Leaf pickup begins despite the stubborn greenness of the trees

Dip in South Calumet Road filled in with asphalt no more bottoming out

Police / Traffic

ISP: Chicago man ejected in I-65 rollover

Community

CHS Student Government to host Hall oween Trick or Treat for kids Thursday

Boo Bash October 30 at Hawthorne Park

Business / Economy

State jobless rate unchanged in September, but down in NWI

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102516 Board of Directors of the Conservancy Legal Notice.pdf

 

Monday, October 24, 2016

Police

Porter teen sentenced to 62 years in Portage 2014 robbery/murder

CPD: Deer cause two accidents on 49 Saturday

Community

Art After Dark Gala November 4 at Sand Creek

Region

NIRPC seeking plan input including on expansion of Indiana 249 bridge into Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

NIRPC seeks comment on draft Greenways plus Blueways plan

Business

1st Source reports solid 3Q earnings

Horizon Bank completes LaPorte Savings buy branch here consolidated

Sports

Trojan soccer team wins twice to advance to State Finals

Chesterton boys cross country team qualifies for State

Trojan girls cross country season ends at Semistate

CHS Volleyball falls in Sectional semifinals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102416 Beverly Shores Town Council Ordinance No. 2016-08.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance 16-24.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-22.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-23.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-25.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-25.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-28.pdf

Legal Notices/102416 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice of Adoption.pdf

 

Friday, October 21, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Condominiums in Villages of Sand Creek favored by Chesterton planners

Elections

Candidates Profiled: Six vie for three Porter County Council seats

Bayh didn't stay overnight in Indiana condo once in 2010

Community

Rotary annual Nelson's Chicken BBQ fundraiser Saturday

Register now for Manda's Race October 29 proceeds fight drug abuse

Police

Valparaiso Police seek assistance after hit and run damages squad car

Obituary

Private services for Jerome D. Beckham

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102116 Family and Social Services Administration Public Notice Wonder Years Learning Center Probationary Licens...

Legal Notices/102116 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/102116 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Fire Alarm Phase.pdf

 

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Town of Porter

Porter planners decline to back Childress farm rezoning

BZA OKs use variance for daycare in Porter 3-1

Environment

NRC hearing Nov 29 on Dunes State Park alcohol rule

Police / Fire

ISP: Multisemi crash on I-65 closes lanes

PFD: K-9 Harley finds missing man in Dickinson Road search

ISP: Tech popup support scam rearing its ugly head

Porter County

Commissioners approve new inmate video system, laud Expo website

Elections / Indiana

Indiana official steps back from voter registration fraud claims

Sports

Five Trojans earn Tennis All Conference honors

Obituaries

Norma Hoestermann passes away at age 88

Memorial Service Saturday for Colleen Greiner, age 46

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102016 Indiana Department of Transportation Public Notice of Construction US 6 Intersection at Calumet.pdf

Legal Notices/102016 NICTD Request for Bidders Madison Substation Rehabilitation.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Porter County

Porter County tax sale nets more than $2 million from 497 properties

Elections

Bayh and Young keep up attacks in Senate debate

Indiana official: Altered voter registrations raise concerns

Lawmaker says Indiana voter changes under review are common

Chesterton High School

CHS radio WDSO celebrates 40th Anniversary with alumni and friends

Community

Tickets on sale now for Duneland YMCA Dancing Like the Stars

Environment

National Park Service says banquet center at beach would constitute public-to-private conversion

Unusual October warmth could break more records

Earth's 16-month record heat streak ends but warming remains

Wind turbines slow operation at night to protect bats during migration

Bison herd released into restored northwest Indiana prairie

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball sweeps Hobart in IHSAA Sectional opener

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Elections

Porter County Commissioner Race:

Jim Biggs: Planning and experience will propel Porter County forward

Jeff Chidester: Priorities include County health insurance fix, drainage, election reform

State Superintendent Race:

Indiana schools chief contenders split on leadership and ISTEP

Issues in Indiana state schools superintendent campaign

Porter County

Jackson Township residential gun business on County BZA agenda

Town of Porter

Town of Porter planners to vote again on Childress farm

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to start leaf pick up days; approves ArcelorMittal tax abatement

Police

Trafficking charge against Michigan City State Prison visitor

Sports

Chesterton Boys soccer team wins Regional Title 2-0

Obituary

Memorial Service Thursday for Catherine Louise Swenson, 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101816 Family and Social Services Administration Public Notice Little U Academy Probationary License.pdf

 

Monday, October 17, 2016

Police / Fire

CFD: Vehicle lands on NIPSCO guy wire

Report concerns and lawbreakers to the CPD via www.chestertonin.org

CPD K9 partner Igor retired from service

No-Shave November comes to the Chesterton Police Department

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate novices pass first tourney test

Town of Burns Harbor / Community

Burns Harbor Park Director Kim Burton honored with IACT award

Indiana

Purdue to sell beer and wine in pub at student union

Mitch Daniels gets $200,000 in incentive pay from Purdue trustees

Sports

Chesterton Boys Cross Country team 3rd at Regional

CHS Girls 4th at IHSAA Regional

Trojan Football falls 34-13 to Merrillville

Obituary

Services Thursday for Wanda A. Cargile, age 87

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-29.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-28.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-27.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-25.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-23.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-22.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance 16-24.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction.pdf

Legal Notices/101716 Center Township Notice to Taxpayers Center Township 2017 Budget.pdf

 

Friday, October 14, 2016

Elections

Indiana hunting ballot measure pits animal versus gun rights

Community

Locally produced video 'Parent Plan for Drug Prevention' now on YouTube

Seen and Heard: Frank Augustyn walks on and off NBC's Chicago Fire

Community Prayer Breakfast offers inspiring message of perseverance

Indiana

Indiana has 7th highest rate of accidental child shootings

Police

LaPorte and Marion counties join Lake and Porter in High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

Traffic

Toll Road Chesterton interchange reopened; LaPorte interchange to close

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Mary Jane Struve, age 77

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101416 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice of Public Hearing Superintendent Contract.pdf

 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Elections

Pamela Fish facing Ed Soliday in Indiana House election

Record votes cast on first day in Porter County

Business / Economy

NIPSCO projecting 24 percent spike in 2016-17 winter heating bills

Visclosky testifies on pipe imports from Middle East

Police / Traffic

ISP: Road worker struck, killed on I-65

ISP: Ejected from car at I-65 rest area, killed

Porter County

County Tax Sale is tomorrow morning at Administration Building

Community

USPS tells holiday mailing deadlines for inside US

Sports

CHS Volleyball falls at Munster

Obituaries

Wake Saturday for Roy Flaherty

Services Saturday for Carolyn J. Mahaffey

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101316 Porter County Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/101316 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Elections

RSVP now for Chamber candidate forum October 26

Michelle Clancy and Chuck Harris running for Porter County Treasurer

Pence successor pick not certain to vote for Trump

Job hunt a big part of Bayh final year in Senate

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton still grappling with issue of sidewalk along unincorporated CR 100E

Town of Porter

Republican Tim Conroy resigns seat on Porter Town Council

Environment

National Park Service tells planned burns for this fall

Police / Fire / Traffic

Chesterton and Porter fire departments respond to smoke in Dune Acres residence

Community

Postal Service tells military holiday mailing deadlines

Sports

Trojan Volleyball falls to LaPorte

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101216 Portage Township Public Notice YMCA Probationary License.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Elections

Libertarian Dunn only challenger to Democrat Visclosky in US House race

Early voting begins Wednesday; location and hours listed

Candidates told to follow town code on political signs

Pence emerges in NC with praise and forgiveness for Trump

Duneland School Board

Duneland School Board approves new hires and coaches

School board approves 2017 Duneland budget, hears future facility projects

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council eyes replacing curbs on East Morgan Ave

Police

Woman steps outside vehicle on I-65 killed by semi in hit-and-run

PCSP: 17-year-old Kouts boy with apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

Community / Library

Friends of Westchester Public Library Fall Book Sale this weekend

 

Monday, October 10, 2016

Elections

Tuesday deadline to register to vote

Rensberger and Breitzke face off in Porter County Surveyor race

Pence: Running for VP with Trump 'the greatest honor of my life'

Business / Courts

Don Johnson seeks relief from Court of Appeals

Business / Steel

US steel shipments were up in August

China criticizes European import duties on steel

Chesterton High School

Trojan Guard advances to ISSMA State Finals

CHS band students selected for Honor Band

Sports

Chesterton Boys beat Valpo 3-0 win fourth straight Sectional title in soccer

CHS boys struggle but advance from Sectional

CHS Girls fourth at cross country sectional

Obituary

Private services for Bob Hasek

 

Friday, October 7, 2016

Elections

Early voting begins Wednesday; location and hours listed

Chesterton Tribune candidate coverage begins Monday

USW blasts Trump for using Chinese steel

Town of Chesterton

Town Council to hold public hearing Monday on 2017 budget

Region

NICTD Bridge project will affect some South Shore train schedules October 13-27

Police

PCSP: Wheeler student pulls knife on bus

Sports

CHS Volleyball sweeps Merrillville in 3 games

Trojan Girls fall 2-1 to Valpo in Sectional Semis

Obituaries

Memorial Service Friday for Ervin J. Hawrylewicz. 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Jeremy Lloyd.pdf

Legal Notices/100716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Juan Nieves.pdf

Legal Notices/100716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Valparaiso Soccer Club Development Standard Variance....

Legal Notices/100716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Valparaiso Soccer Club Use Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/100716 Town of Porter Legal Notice Amy Silverthorn.pdf

Legal Notices/100716 Town of Porter Legal Notice Increase in the Stormwater Management User Fee.pdf

Legal Notices/100716 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice of Public Hearing Superintendent Contract.pdf

 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Community / Indiana

Bicentennial torch in Porter County Saturday

Porter County

Porter County Council looking at ways to reach $38.2 million budget target

Community / Town of Chesterton

Lights and Sirens Parade Saturday will kick off Fire Prevention Week

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers recommend expanding publicly funded pre-kindergarten

Business / Steel / Region

Steel imports down in September

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer team advances to Sectional Finals

Chicago Cubs fans Ride the South Shore for postseason play

Obituary

Services Friday for Corinne Marie Johns, 23

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100616 Town of Burns Harbor Serenity Environmental Notice of Public Hearing Use Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/100616 Town of Burns Harbor Serenity Environmental Notice of Public Hearing Development Standards Variance.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Memorial eyed for Roy Flaherty, friend of the parks

Porter County

Porter County extends Visitor Center lease with National Park Service

Police

CPD: Man busts SUV out of impound, gets it stuck on CSX tracks and hit by train

Sheriff Reynolds urges parents to make use of the sex offender registry system

LOK Wishing Tree raising CO poisoning awareness Saturday at CFD station

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis falls in Regional semis

CHS Volleyball falls at Michigan City

Obituaries

Services Friday for Thomas Andrew Rees

Tammy Faith Suffern passes away at age 57

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/100516 Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Civil Town Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/100516 Pine Township Notice to Bidders 1986 Chevrolet Pickup.pdf

Legal Notices/100516 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Fabricio Franco.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board ratifies 1-year teacher contract

Ten CHS students are National Merit Scholarship commended students

Police / Traffic

Two local women die in Michigan accident

Porter County

County Park properties taken off tax sale

Community

Coffee Creek Farmers Market extends season to October 19

Region / Business

Valpo Chamber says casino-free Porter County a good pick for regional convention center

Elections

Indiana GOP governor hopeful breaks with Pence on refugees

Candidates for Indiana governor face off at forum

Sports / Community

Rich Arndt named Little League District One Administrator

Obituaries

Services Friday for Corinne Marie Johns, 23

Service Wednesday for Neal R. Fisher

Services Thursday for Eugene R. Koziatek

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100416 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Valpo Beef Mart.pdf

Legal Notices/100416 Alcohol and Tobacco Commission Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Virk Mart.pdf

Legal Notices/100416 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for JEM Industries, LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/100416 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction.pdf

 

Monday, October 3, 2016

Business / Labor / Region

Porter County man dies after USS Gary Works accident

Porter County

Porter County Council eyes raising salaries for voters registration directors

Porter County / Traffic

Highway Dept: CSX uncommunicative on RR crossing closings

Police / Traffic

ISP: NWI man struck and killed while changing tire on I-65

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal: Failure to dredge Cuyahoga River will harm Ohio mill

Region

Public workshops this week on NICTD double tracking project

Sports

Elyse Stasil finishes runnerup at State Golf Finals

CHS Football gets shut out at Lake Central

Chesterton Girls sixth at DAC XC Meet

Chesterton Boys lag in seventh at DAC Meet

Obituaries

Scott Oliver passes away at age 43

Services Wednesday for Jonathan 'Jon' A. Arrizola

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100316 Center Township Notice to Taxpayers Center Township 2017 Budget.pdf

Legal Notices/100316 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-19.pdf

Legal Notices/100316 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-21.pdf

Legal Notices/100316 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of The Church of Jesus Christ.pdf

 

Friday, September 30, 2016

Duneland Schools

School Board hopes to ratify teachers contract Monday

Environment

Visclosky bill would make Dunes Lakeshore a national park

Eastern Massasauga rattlesnake now federally protected

Indiana Dunes Visitor Center gets electrical vehicle charging station

Porter County

County restores tourism venue fund to $150k

Porter County Courts want to see equal pay for workers

Little info available on Meridian Road closure

Sports

Johny Mario clinches third straight Sectional title for CHS Boys Tennis with win over Valpo

CHS Volleyball battles back for win at Portage

Trojan Girls soccer team wins regular season finale

Obituary

Private services for Arthur Freddy Blackard, 57

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/093016 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jason Fliege.pdf

Legal Notices/093016 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Christopher & Norma Farrell.pdf

Legal Notices/093016 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cary Vandenberg.pdf

Legal Notices/093016 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John & Lori Coffman.pdf

Legal Notices/093016 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joseph Drew.pdf

 

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Porter County

Porter County bans overtime pay for salaried employees

Elections

Attention voters: Straight ticket votes will not count for county council races

Indiana voter registration surpasses 2008 number by 200K

Community

Duneland Boys and Girls Club celebrating 10 years here

Town of Porter

Town of Porter sets hearing for stormwater fee, passes first reading of budget

Region

NICTD West Lake rail plan gets federal OK to move forward

Police

CFD: Crashes car into doctors' offices

Environment

Scientists World likely won't avoid dangerous warming

Sports

Trojan Boys advance to Sectional Finals in tennis

CHS Boys Soccer wins regular season finale

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Porter County

Porter County government foundation fund exceeding expectations

County plans to increase Animal Shelter budget by $100,000 for new facility

Town of Chesterton

Ton: South Shore double tracking would cause migration from Illinois to Duneland

Business / Police / Community

1st Source Bank warns folks about ATM skimming fraud

Elections

Pence breaks with Trump, says humans affect climate change

Cause of teacher shortage splits Indiana gubernatorial candidates

Sports

Trojans get share of Duneland Conference Girls Soccer title

Purdue Northwest wins NCAA Division II appeal

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Crown Point

Obituary

Services Friday for Vivian L. Twait, age 98

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Toll Road Chesterton exit to close for repaving Wednesday

Schnadenberg gets high marks from Town Council for IBR and 1100N repaving work

Community

Strack and Van Til helping to build new Boys and Girls Club here

Business / Steel / Region

Foreign steel imports down in August and in the year to date

Police

Police: Woman hurt after BH man drives vehicle into building

Sports

Trojan Volleyball sweeps Hobart in 3 games

Chesterton Boys Soccer beats Hobart 7-1

Obituary

Private services for Arthur Freddy Blackard, 57

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Storm Water Fee John Simmons.pdf

Legal Notices/092716 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Storm Water Fee Robbins Cemetery Association.pdf

 

Monday, September 26, 2016

Business

Porter hospital owner eyeing possible sale as stock price plummets

Visclosky is named 2016 Congressional Steel Champion

Sports

CHS Girls Golf punches State Finals ticket

Jewison Trojan Tennis outlast Fort Wayne Canterbury, 3-2

Chesterton Boys Soccer blasts Fort Wayne Canterbury

CHS Girls Cross Country 3rd at Macnider Invite

CHS Boys Cross Country 6th at Macnider Invite

CHS Football falls to Portage

Obituaries

Roy Patrick Flaherty passes away at age 64

Services Tuesday for Harold L. Johnson, 89

Services Thursday for George Edward Maney

Services Wednesday for James A. Hineline

Services Wednesday for Joseph S. Filippini

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092616 IDEM Notice of Open Burning Approval Portage Fire Dept. Live Fire Training.pdf

Legal Notices/092616 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-19.pdf

Legal Notices/092616 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-21.pdf

Legal Notices/092616 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-26.pdf

Legal Notices/092616 Porter County Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Barney.pdf

Legal Notices/092616 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Temperature Control Project.pdf

 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Traffic

Toll Road to close Chesterton's Ind. 49 exit for a nearly 3 week paving project

I-94 WB at 49 blocked by semi roll over today

Porter County

Community groups funded with hospital interest in 2017 budget

How much for venues? $1.3 million tourism budget splits Council 4-3

Environment

Dan Plath is new Resource Chief for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Local Histor

Porter County Museum to mark 100 years Saturday

Sports

CHS boys tennis team falls at Munster

CHS volleyball falls to Valparaiso

Obituaries

Private services for Robin Lee Hood

Betty Jean McCormick passes away at age 92

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092316 IDEM Notice of Open Burn Approval 2 Unit, 21.6 Acre Burn PB-195784.pdf

Legal Notices/092316 IDEM Notice of Open Burn Approval 3 Unit, 8.9 Acre Burn PB-195783pdf.pdf

Legal Notices/092316 Notice of Open Burn Approval 1 Acre Burn PB-203291.pdf

 

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Town of Porter

Farm plan in Porter tabled second time; Childress blasts neighbor comments

Police

Dunes Country Mortgage partners sentenced for securities fraud

Community / Traffic

Road closures and parking bans for Hooked on Art to begin

Porter County Budget

Sheriff makes case for higher officer pay

Education / Duneland Schools

CHS Football Homecoming royalty candidates announced

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky speaks to ITC on trade law violations affecting domestic steel

Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer beats Portage 2-1

K of C to hold Youth Soccer Challenge

Blake Pieroni bringing home the gold September 23-24

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Town of Chesterton / Traffic

Indian Boundary Road repave nearly done, 1100N just beginning

Community

Duneland Medical Loan Closet seeks volunteers to expand hours

Experience history of steam and gas power at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Porter County

Porter County Commissioners adopt internal financial control policy, hear report on local veterans services

Economy / Region

State jobless rate inches down; local and regional rates inch up

Elections

As Trump appeals to black voters NWI residents recall his casino promises

GOP's Holcomb says keeping surplus key for Indiana economy

Chesterton High School Sports

Boys Tennis clinches outright Duneland Conference Title

CHS Girls Soccer blows out Portage

Trojan Volleyball falls in 3 games to LC

 

 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Community

YMCA ribbon cutting and open house Thursday for New Cardio and Fitness room

Fifth annual Hooked on Art fest comes to Downtown Saturday

Duneland Y announces Open Sports Program

Center offers Open House to meet rehabbing wildlife

Porter County

Porter County Council talks health costs and employee raises for 2017 budgets

Town of Chesterton

Town looking to solve drainage problem in alley

Another lightning strike affects wastewater plant

Police

Three charged in rural home invasion

Environment

Earth smashes heat record for 16th month in a row

Indiana / Elections

Democrat Gregg criticizes lack of plans from Republican Holcomb

GOP sees turnaround in Indiana Senate race as outside money pours into state

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Hilda M. Tomkinson

Services Thursday for Joseph A. Scaccia, age 64

 

Monday, September 19, 2016

Education / Community

Organizers of proposed charter school withdraw application

Elections

Porter County seeking poll workers for Election Day

Police

Pending release stirs tough memories of Christel Helmchen murder

Two union carpenters plead guilty to healthcare scam

Environment / Indiana

Free admission to state parks Saturday

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf finishes 2nd at Valparaiso Sectional

CHS Boys Soccer falls 2-1 to top ranked Harrison

Chesterton Football falls at Valparaiso

CHS Boys XC 8th at New Prairie Invite

CHS Girls XC 14th at New Prairie Invite

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Hilda M. Tomkinson

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091916 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Temperature Control Project.pdf

 

Friday, September 16, 2016

Porter County

Monday hearing is public's chance to speak on county spending priorities

Education

Letter to the Editor: Charter school process not democratic

Town of Chesterton

Porter Avenue entrance stalls condo development request near Sand Creek

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor now hiring; playground equipment arriving at Lakeland

Police

Jackson man pleas to attempted theft charge in case that left man dead

Community

Community Prayer Breakfast set for Wednesday, October 12

Business / Economy / Great Lakes

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo numbers up slightly in August, still down for the year

Environment / Indiana

Natural Resources Commission eyes banning drones over DNR land

Indiana / Education

Study: Indiana ranks low for teacher recruitment and retention

Sports

CHS Boys Tennis clinches share of DAC title

CHS Girls Soccer blanks Kankakee Valley

Trojan Volleyball falls in 3 games at LaPorte

Obituary

Private Services for Leroy 'Jack' Wiesemann

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091616 Porter County Notice to taxpayers of additional appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/091616 PoCo BZA gunter.pdf

Legal Notices/091616 PoCo plan comm 1st site dev.pdf

 

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Duneland Schools /Education

Opponents question the process at crowded meeting on proposed charter school

Guest Commentary: School Board urged to remember Duneland Difference in contract talks

Letter to the Editor: Lack of progress in Duneland teacher contract talks frustrating they deserve a raise

CHS WDSO FM 88.3 back on air after transmitter problems fixed

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor hears tax abatement requests for new businesses, approves ArcelorMittal

Police / Traffic

Chesterton Police: Three hurt in accident at 49 and 1100N

CPD: Classic Camaro's accelerator sticks on 49

Region

NICTD schedules public input sessions on double-tracking

Sports

No. 13 Trojans fall to No. 4 Lake Central in soccer

Obituary

Mass and Memorial visitation Tuesday for Marie E. Jacobs

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091516 Liberty Township Notice to Taxpayers Public Hearing for 2017 Budget.pdf

Legal Notices/091516 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Richard W. Friday.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Duneland Schools

Five CHS seniors are Merit Semifinalists

Trojan Guard marching band takes second at season opener

Public quiet on 2017 schools budget; Trail Bound trip approved

Bailly and Liberty schools tout leadership program

Town of Chesterton

Jim Ton: RR quiet zones may be less expensive than thought

Observe 'Septic Smart Week' in town

Town of Porter

Porter Council favors stormwater fee hike

Porter town workers could see 2 percent raises next year

Sports

Metz hat trick leads to Chesterton Soccer win

CHS Volleyball gets first DAC win

Trojan Boys Tennis sweeps Merrillville

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/2016 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 083116_Legal Notice template.pdf

Legal Notices/091416 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No. 16-20.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Duneland Schools

Contract time: Teachers pack Duneland School Board meeting

Duneland School officials slam latest charter school proposal

Town of Chesterton

Indian Boundary Road repaving to start Monday

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to hear tax abatement requests and hold hearing for budget

Community

Brand new Apples Festival at Chellberg Farm this weekend

Schoolhouse Shop to host Celebration of the Arts this weekend

Business / Steel / Region

US Steel welcomes ruling in hot rolled steel import case

Police

ISP: Man who jumped from I-94 overpass hit and killed by semi

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf wins Duneland Conference Invitational

 

Monday, September 12, 2016

Porter County

Porter County breaks ground for new Animal Shelter; opening set for June

Letter to the Editor: County should compensate landowners who prevent stormwater runoff and pollution not hit them with fees

Police

Michigan man ejected in I-94 crash, later dies

Hooked on Art fest parking bans and road closures released

Fire Rescue

Porter Fire Department gives stranded jet-skier a lift at Indiana Dunes State Park

Environment / Law Enforcement / Politics

Letter to the Editor: Alcohol at the Indiana Dunes State Park

Elections

Pence releases tax returns; Trump's remain secret

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Football falls in rain at LaPorte

CHS Volleyball goes 2-2 in Invite

Chesterton girls golf team finishes 3rd at Pat Ford Invite

CHS boys soccer team ties Highland

Chesterton Girls XC finishes 5th at Lowell Invite

CHS Boys XC finishes 6th at Lowell

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Jack Evan Johns, age 89

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Platting.pdf

 

Friday, September 9, 2016

Schools

Severed cable the cause of phone troubles at Duneland Schools

Township Library

Westchester Public Library seeking to attract new users

Community / Environment

Dunes Action to meet Tuesday

Indiana

Nine Indiana state parks offer all day free entry tied to bicentennial torch (except the Dunes)

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky and Steel Caucus meets with Administration officials

Police / Fire

Stolen car torched on Tremont Road

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1956 holds 60th reunion

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis sweeps Portage 5-0

Chesterton Girls Soccer ties Lowell 1-1

CHS Volleyball falls to Michigan City

Obituaries

Memorial Open House September 17 for Lucile Kotansky

Visitation and funeral Monday for Donna Jean Marton, age 51

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing New Hope Church of God Exception.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Dean Houpt.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Erik McCoy.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jack and Dorothy Holland.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of James Kurczewski.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jeremy Lloyd.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joyce A. Fleming.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Keith and Beth Dougherty.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of LaLonde Personal Trust Standards Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of LaLonde Personal Trust Use Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Leona Sibo.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of New Hope Church of God Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Patrick McLaughlin.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Porter County Board of Commissioners.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Ronald Johnson.pdf

Legal Notices/090916 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of South Michigan Realty.pdf

 

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Park Board okays $182,000 playground setup at Dogwood

Police

Correction: Driver in crash misidentified

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky urges Administration to keep heat on China's non-market economy

Porter County

Commissioners create Parks and Animal Shelter charitable donation funds

County Recorder: No need to pay $89 for a copy of your deed

Indiana / Politics

I-69 work stoppage becomes political hot potato

Environment / Community

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center to host open house and donation drive

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer blanks Crown Point

Chesterton Girls Golf beats Munster 166-167

Obituary

Lisa Akers passes away at age 56

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090816 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Technology Bid Package.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Schools / Education

Public hearing here September 14 on new charter school application

Police

PCSP: Man shot in leg in home invasion

CPD: Area hit with phony $100 bills

Community

YMCA helping families adopt healthy lifestyles to keep the weight off children

Traffic Safety / Region

Michigan moves to not require human drivers in cars

Sports

Blake Pieroni bringing home the gold September 23-24

Chesterton Tennis beats Crown Point 4-1

Chesterton Girls Soccer beats Crown Point 1-0

Trojan Volleyball falls to Portage in 4 games

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Mary Elizabeth Lagenour

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2016 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 083116_Legal Notice template.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Community

VA to hold town hall event for veterans Wednesday in Portage

Town of Porter / Community

6th annual Porter's Perfect Pint Festival coming Saturday, October 1

Environment / Community

NWI Paddlers to begin chainsawing log jams out of Little Calumet River

Business

Franciscan Alliance dropping saints’ names from hospitals

Police

Valpo 1st Source Bank robbed at gunpoint

Sports

Chesterton Football falls for the first time

CHS Boys Soccer plays Munster to scoreless tie

CHS Boys XC finishes 7th at Marion Invite

Trojan Girls XC 9th at Marion Invite

Boys Tennis finishes 3rd in inaugural CHS Invite

Obituary

Services October 15 for James Scott Wiebe

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090616 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Configuration Management Software.pdf

 

Friday, September 2, 2016

Community

9th annual Taste of Duneland Saturday in Thomas Park 11 am to 10 pm

Chamber's next networking event is a tour of Downtown businesses September 14

Porter County

Porter County Park Board oks deer hunting program renewal

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky urges Obama to address Chinese trade practices at G20

Police

Number of active Indiana gun licenses continues to rise

ISP urges motorists to be on the lookout for wire thieves on highways

Death toll mounts as police losing battle to get drivers to put down phones

Sports

Trojan Tennis sweeps Lake Central

Chesterton Volleyball falls at Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090216 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of DDALT Corp. to Vacate Platted Alley.pdf

Legal Notices/090216 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers Bus Replacement Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/090216 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers Capital Projects Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Community

Duneland Boys and Girls Club paving a path to success one brick at a time

CHS grad Jake Sieckman serving on USS New York, forged with World Trade Center steel

Region

Indiana and Illinois senators not happy with Feds' NIRPC merger plan

Town of Porter

Consultant says Town of Porter 2017 budget 'affordable'

Business / Steel / Region

New study on Chinese steel overcapacity market impact

Police / Region

Chicago homicides hit 20 year high as gun violence spikes

Environment

August was wettest month in years here

Art and performances to headline 2016 Dunes Blowout September 24 and 25

Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer beats Merrillville 5-1

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090116 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Technology Bid Package.pdf

Legal Notices/090116 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Custodial Cleaning Services.pdf

Legal Notices/090116 Duneland Schools Notice to Taxpayers Capital Projects Fund 2017-2019.pdf

Legal Notices/090116 Duneland Schools Notice to Taxpayers Bus Replacement Fund 2017-2028.pdf

 

 

 

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Police

Six more Carpenters union members accused of bilking healthcare fund

ISP: Sobriety checkpoint somewhere in county Friday

Library / Community

Animals on parade to promote reading at Thomas Library

Indiana / Police

Indiana woman cites religious freedom law in child abuse defense

Science

Scientists find 3.7 billion year old fossil, oldest yet

Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf beats Portage 179-229

CHS Girls Soccer blasts Merrillville 9-0

Trojan Boys Tennis sweeps Michigan City

Chesterton Volleyball falls in 3 games at Valpo

Obituary

Private services for Eulora (Laurie) Riggs, age 91

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2016 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 083116_Legal Notice template.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

South Bend Airport: TSA to air travelers: Please leave guns and knives at home

Community / Police / Fire

Owners of public safety vehicles invited to enter CFD's Lights and Siren Parade October 8

Business

NIPSCO: Towns and notforprofits saving money through energy efficient retrofits

Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer shuts out Culver Academy 3-0

Obituaries

Private services for Eulora Riggs, age 91

Services Wendesday for Mark J. Lawson, age 56

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/083016 Lighthouse Construction Notice of Public Hearing Patricia Lucas's Variance Request.pdf

Legal Notices/083016 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Storm Water Fee.pdf

Legal Notices/083016 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Monday, August 29, 2016

Education / Elections

Duneland School Board incumbents Kroeger and Marshall unopposed on ballot

Police

Coroner: Another Dunelander dies of suspected heroin OD

PCSP: Center Twp man hurt in Sager Road crash

Sports

Late TD lifts Trojans to 25-22 win at Munster

Trojan Girls Soccer team splits at Pendleton Heights

CHS Boys Soccer falls 2-0 at South Bend St Joe

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Kurt H. Furness

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082916 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Lucky Stop Company.pdf

Legal Notices/082916 Alcohal and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Mor Enterprises.pdf

Legal Notices/082916 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Configuration Management Software.pdf

Legal Notices/082916 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Valpo School Ventilator Project.pdf

 

Friday, August 26, 2016

Education

Self-managed Discovery Charter School returning to original focus

WDSO celebrates 40th year when broadcasting resumes Monday

Northwest Indiana

NIRPC President Jim Ton rips federal effort to merge NIRPC with Illinois agencies

Town of Chesterton

Jim Ton votes against sign variances in PUD granted to senior living facility

Chesterton BZA wants new Centier sign to be smaller

Porter County

Low Associates to upgrade Porter County's antiquated accounting system

Police

ISP: Trucker killed today I- 94 crash

Community

Euro Market joins Indiana Grown shoppers can ID Hoosier products

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Lake Central

CHS Girls Golf falls to Valparaiso by 5 shots

Obituaries

Service Tuesday for Judith K. Pappas

Elsie A. Maher passes away

 

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Porter County

Porter County creates rainy day fund for roads, avoids wheel tax

Porter County / Duneland Towns

State estimates that tax caps will take bigger bite in 2017

TriTowns each awarded 50/50 state grant for local roadwork

Town of Chesterton / Region

Ton: Fight back against federal push to merge NIRPC with Illinois agency

Police / Courts

Don Johnson statute of limitations motion denied

Police / Traffic

ISP: Portage man struck and killed by semi on I-80/94

Town of Porter

Porter Council splits 4-1 on financing for truck

Community

Registration open for PAT Ready, Set, Kindergarten

Region

First responders to ride South Shore free on September 11 and 12

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer shuts out Valpo

CHS tennis team falls at Penn

Obituary

Services Friday for Darrell Nallenweg, age 78

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082516 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Custodial Cleaning Services.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Porter County

County eyes $9.8 million plan to join state 911 communication system

Council to decide who gets overtime pay in voter registration office

Business / Environment

NIPSCO mulling retirement of Bailly coal-fired units in 2018

Lake Michigan / Environment

MV Federal Caribou with ballast water treatment system docks at Port of Burns Harbor

Education / Duneland Schools

School Board hires teachers aides and coaches lots of them

Town of Chesterton

Schnadenberg Storm sewers just not designed to handle deluges

Region / Police

Illinois Governor Rauner signs bill to punish trafficking guns into Illinois including from Indiana

Sports

CHS Boys Tennis wins opener

CHS Girls Golf splits Duneland Conference meet

Trojan Girls Soccer falls to Valparaiso

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082416 Town of Ogden Dunes Notice of Public Hearing Petitioner Craig Smith.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Chesterton High School / Duneland Schools

CHS Homecoming Parade call out for participants

Duneland Schools 2017 budget estimated at $67.3 million

Police

Woman injured in Porter Cove crash airlifted from Dogwood Park

Don Johnson seeks dismissal of some charges, cites statute of limitations

PCSP: Motorcyclist crashes on 49 off ramp

Business

Jobless rates down statewide as well as in Northwest Indiana

Sports

Hallas hat trick leads Trojans to 3-0 win

CHS Girls XC finishes 2nd at NIC Stomp

Trojan Volleyball falls in 3 games at Andrean

Obituaries

Private services for Vincent Vereb

Services Wednesday for Joseph Hammond Groff, 24

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082316 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Municipal Airport Authority.pdf

 

Monday, August 22, 2016

Porter County

Porter County wants to hear from citizens on future of parks

County Council to hear tax cap and levy impacts for 2017 budget

Fund creations and health insurance on busy County Commissioner agenda

Environment / Community

National Izaak Walton honors Bonnie Swarner and NWI Paddlers

Police

Five members of Carpenters union accused of bilking its healthcare fund

Visitor to Michigan City State Prison charged with trafficking with inmate

Region

Duneland well represented on list of finalists for 2016 NWI Influential Women

Sports

Chesterton Football opens season with 14-7 win

Chesterton Boys Tennis wins SB St. Joe Tourney

Trojan 9 and 10 Girls XC wins NIC Stomp

CHS Boys XC finishes 2nd at NIC Stomp

Trojan Girls finish 2nd at Warsaw Invitational

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082216 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Valpo School Ventilator Project.pdf

 

Friday, August 19, 2016

Traffic

INDOT hopes to finish Indiana 49 repave by Labor Day weekend

Town of Porter

Waterpark loses variance for activities; Garage approved for Porter Beach

Town of Chesterton

Condo home development tabled on concerns of Sand Creek residents

Plat OKd for Coffee Creek assisted living center

Chesterton Utility storage tank used during Thursday rain

Community

RePurpose Place marks two year anniversary

Region

RDA board commits $20M for West Lake rail project

South Shore expands Kids Ride Free program

Indiana / Weather / Business

Don't get scammed by storm chasing home improvement con men

Sports

Trojan Volleyball improves to 2-0

CHS Boys Tennis opens season on Saturday

Obituary

Services Monday for Gurney F." Swede" Hanson, Jr.

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Town of Porter

Proposed farm draws opposition in Town of Porter

Porter County

Liberty Township business park set to break ground for Journey Senior Living

Elections

John Gregg presents platform to Northwest Indiana Forum

Community / Weather

Tribune loses power this morning during storm

Police

ISP: Trucker injured in crash that fouled I-94 Tuesday morning rushhour

PCSP marks school area enforcement blitz and ensures sex offender compliance

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer opens with win

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Education

Road work mucks up first day of school in Duneland

Drive One For Your School at CHS Saturday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility wants NIPSCO to make electric service at sewer plant more reliable

Hearings for new condo homes at Sand Creek and PUD amendment on Thursday

Porter Avenue ditch filling project along with 2011 stormwater bond closed out

Police / Traffic

ISP: 5 vehicle crash on I-94 fouls rush hour

INDOT High water closes Ind 2 between I-65 and US 231

Region

Extra train Saturday and Sunday for Air and Water show, but no alcohol or bikes

Indiana

Bovine tuberculosis found in wild in Indiana for 1st time

Sports

CHS Girls Soccer opens with shutout victory

Chesterton Volleyball opens with three game win

Obituary

Charlotte K. Campaniello passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081716 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Brian Lewandowski Parcel A.pdf

Legal Notices/081716 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Brian Lewandowski Parcel B.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Environment / Indiana Dunes

IATC OKs DNR application for Dunes State Park alcohol permit

Police

Coroner: Alcohol and drugs involved in drowning at Dunes State Park

CPD: Drunk driver, lost gets stuck in sand at State Park beach

Weather / Environment

CFD: Brummitt Road home foundation collapses

Storms bring tornadoes and flooding to Indiana

NASA: Last month was Earth's hottest in recorded history

Sports

Trojan Volleyball opens at home tonight

Girls Soccer looks for Sectional title repeat

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Loretta E. Smith, age 95

Private services for C. John Kleckner

 

Monday, August 15, 2016

Business

NIPSCO to demolish its defunct Dean Mitchell generating station in Gary

Union: US Steel lays off 38 maintenance workers

BP eyes more chemical scrubbing equipment for Indiana plant

Police

49er concession stand struck by vehicle

PCSP: Pursuit from Mink Lake ends in charges

Indiana

Indiana University generates record amount of funds

Group to advocate for Indiana pre-kindergarten

Sports

Chesterton Football struggles against Lafayette Jeff in scrimmage

CHS Boys Soccer looks for another post season run

Friday, August 12, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Proposed senior living center developer gets taller signs but caves on sidewalk

Town of Burns Harbor

BH Food Truck Square spawns more dates; consultants step aside

Police

CPD: Officer uses Taser in traffic stop on the Toll Road

CPD: Motorcyclist hurt when driver turns in front of him

Township Library

Library budget includes salary bumps

Sports

Trojan Football makes 2016 debut tonight

Obituaries

John Gillespie passes away at age 82

Celebration of Life Saturday, August 20 for Richard Reid Gillespie

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081216 Town of Chesterton Notice of Addendum Ext. Deadline for Fiber Optic Network Proposals.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations in Excess of Budget .pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Samuel Barney.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Porter County Board of Commissioners.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Keith & Diane Lawrence.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Justin M. Hess.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jack and Dorothy Holland.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Crosspointe Christian Church.pdf

Legal Notices/081216 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Maryann M. Jones .pdf

 

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Environment / Community

Trail blazing at Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Meteors tonight

Outburst of shooting stars: Up to 200 meteors per hour

Community

Invisible Project exhibit at Chesterton town hall tells story of local homelessless

Local History /Town of Burns Harbor

Historical marker coming to Burns Harbor

Local History / Town of Chesterton

Porter County Museum chief Kevin Pazour visits Chesterton Town Council

Police

Phone scam tipoffs from Indiana Attorney General

Fire and hazmat spill close I-65 near Fair Oaks Farms

Business / Economy / Region

Seaway cargo traffic remains sluggish

Sports

CHS Girls Golf beats Boone Grove 164-227

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081116 Valparaiso Community Schools Annual Financial Report 2015_AFR.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Education

Duneland hails Olympic swimmer Blake Pieroni, welcomes more teachers

Porter County / Environment / Community

Board tables Izaak Walton League fee appeal over public access questions

Indiana

Panel considers end to linking test results with teacher pay

Police / Fire / Traffic

ISP Fire at Portage toll booth closes East Bound lanes of the Toll Road

Town of Chesterton

NIPSCO tree trimming should improve Morningside electric service reliability

Town of Porter

Truck stop donates historic photos to Porter

Environment / Local History

Lee Botts 'Shifting Sands' film to debut nationwide on PBS Sunday

Elections

Indiana GOP Senator Coats sticking with Trump

Sports

Porter County Storm Fall Baseball Signups

Chesterton Girl golf team wins New Prairie Invite

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Police

Cincoski: Pokemon Go no excuse to trespass

Teen drowns in Lake Michigan off Washington Park

Two hurt in Indiana 49 rear-end crash

Environment / Health / Region

Air pollution alert declared for Wednesday

Town of Chesterton

Town looking to inspect the buildings at 101 and 402 Broadway

Community

New geocache trail open at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

Sports

Local swimmer to attempt record swim across Lake Michigan and back

Trojan golfers finish 2nd at KV Invite

CHS Cross Country seeking alums

Sign up for State Park Little League Fall Ball

Final Fall Baseball Registration for Liberty Rec and Duneland Diamond

Obituary

Dr. Howard Christofersen passes away at nearly 93

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080916 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2015.pdf

 

Monday, August 8, 2016

Sports

Blake Pieroni prelim swim leads to Olympic Gold

CHS Girls finish 5th at State Preview Meet

Duneland School Board Elections

Incumbents Kroeger and Marshall file for Duneland School Board

Business / Steel / Labor / Region

Steelworkers celebrate Commerce ruling in hot rolled steel case

US Steel CEO welcomes ruling in three antidumping cases

Porter County / Environment

Clarifications for story about Izaak Walton League drainage fee appeal

Elections / Indiana

Indiana voter ID law differs from recent overturned rulings

Pence involved in Indiana matters, some wonder for how long

Police

Man dies at National Lakeshore campground

Obituaries

Private services for Margaret Alice Pomeroy

Services Tuesday for Robert 'Frostee' Altherr

 

 

Friday, August 5, 2016

Community

Christina Lynn Hill Benefit for Overdose Awareness is Sunday here

Police

Porter man found guilty of 2014 murder

Porter County

Tourism board seeks to cut funding for county venues

Grant to expand Brincka-Cross park could solve parking shortage

Izaak Walton League appeals County stormwater fee

Sports

CHS Girls Golf gets first 2 wins of the year

Duneland Swim Club finishes Summer season

Obituary

Services Monday for Ernest P. Gonzalez

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080516 Porter County Wingate Minor Subdivision.pdf

Legal Notices/080516 Town of Chesterton Notice of Addendum Ext. Deadline for Fiber Optic Network Proposals.pdf

Legal Notices/080516 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Financing Senior Living .pdf

Legal Notices/080516 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Asbestos Abatement.pdf

 

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Community

Fundraiser August 12 to assist local nurse injured in Indiana 49 crash

Not-for-profit local public aid agencies may apply for federal food and shelter funds

Captain Michael Masty earns appointment in US Army Space and Missile Defense Command

Artists from 13 states to join locals at Chesterton Art Fair this weekend

Business / Economy / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifies against illegal hot rolled steel imports today

Business / Economy

New home construction leads town building permits in July

Elections

Pence tries to win over conservatives despite Trump

Environment

BP Whiting Refinery discharges waste into Lake Michigan

Obituaries

Memorial Services Monday for John Anthony Bunch

Services Saturday for Susan Ann Egolf, 37

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080416 Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Gil Drugs.pdf

Legal Notices/080416 Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission Notice of Public Hearing Tysen's Country Store.pdf

Legal Notices/080416 Town of Chesterton Ordinance No. 2016-17.pdf

Legal Notices/080416 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Milk Products.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board spends bond funds on new playground equipment and restrooms

Town of Burns Harbor

Backyard chicken plan could be hatched in Burns Harbor

Community

58th annual Chesterton Art Fair set Saturday and Sunday

WPL summer concert and movie series concludes Friday at Hawthorne Park

Annual Party in the Park coming Saturday, August 13

Cut the rug on Saturday at the CFD's 15th annual Street Dance

Salvation Army Porter County Corps Stuffs the Bus on Friday

Elections / Indiana

GOP governor candidate gets $1.2M boost from Pence campaign

Traffic

10 miles of eastbound Indiana Toll Road closed for hours today

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Golf finishes 7th in opener

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080316 IDEM Notice of Public Comment Air Permit for U.S. Steel - Midwest Plant.pdf

Legal Notices/080316 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Additions and Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/080316 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Interior Finishes .pdf

 

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Business / Community / Indiana

Senator Joe Donnelly visits Urschel Labs in Chesterton

Business

NiSource 2Q net income $28.6M

Community

Louise Crumpacker honored for 70 years of service to Girl Scouts

Kathryn Ausema earns top Girl Scout award

Traffic and Trails / Environment

Dunes Kankakee Trail between 12 and 20 reopened after green slime incident

Environment

Annual physical of planet: Earth's fever rises

Air pollution warning for Wednesday here

Elections

Pence defends military mother's right to criticize Trump

Indiana

Indiana opts not to appeal preliminary abortion law order

Region

South Shore holding essay contest for teachers to win field trip transportation

 

Monday, August 1, 2016

Community

Duneland Medical Equipment Closet reopening on Saturday, August 6

Three Dunelanders compete in 4H Master Showman contest

Traffic

Indiana 49 and US 12 ramp to close on Tuesday

Region

NICTD board told: Lots of room on weekend trains for bikes

Police

Thefts being reported in Jackson Township

Elections

Indiana GOP committee confirms Holcomb's running mate choice

Health / Environment

CDC warns pregnant women from Zika stricken part of Miami

Youth Sports

For a child's sports dreams, are parents going for gold or broke?

Tips for parents on sports participation and spending

Duneland YMCA Youth Sports Schedule told

Obituary

Services Tuesday for William R. Kunst, 90

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080116 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Asbestos Abatement Memorial Elementary School.pdf

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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