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Friday, June 29, 2018

Porter County

After lease surprise Porter County Council to review financial obligations

Community

Get flyer first from Porter PD before trying to park for fireworks Monday

Cincoski says leave early for July 2 lakefront fireworks show

Family 4th Fest in Hawthorne Park following 4th of July parade

Business / Steel / Trade

Iron and Steel Institute releases its 2017 report

Ball State economist predicts Trump tariffs could kill jobs in Indiana

Environment / Outdoors

New path to Portage Lakefront beach replaces one destroyed by storms

Obituaries

Memorial Services Saturday for Dorothy E Barrington

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062918 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Gelsosomo's Pizzeria CVS Pharmacy.pdf

Legal Notices/062918 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC N R Corp Nick D Fitousis.pdf

Legal Notices/062918 Harris Welsh Lukmann Town of Chesterton Bond Sale Notice.pdf

 

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Police

Beverly Shores Police seek public's help in identifying driver who hit bicyclist

Town of Chesterton

Ton: Don't dump trash into the recycling and clean recyclables

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council approves funds for 911 purchase

Northwest Indiana

South Shore 5 percent fare hike effective Sunday

Visclosky testifies that Congress lacks discipline in spending and deficit reduction

Porter County / Westchester Township / Business

NIPSCO gas line project on Furnessville Road

Obituaries

Services Monday for Betty M. Peterson, 83

Visitation Saturday for Judith Ann Waugh, age 71

 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Community

Corrected: Family 4th Fest to kick off with Lions Club breakfast and parade

Town of Porter

Residential property in Porter Beach TIF district, property owner protests

Town of Chesterton

Frontier's failure to move fiber optic line delaying East Porter Avenue culvert project

Schools / Police

School maintenance custodial staff learn how to Stop the Bleed

Region

Indiana Chamber gives Soliday a 97 percent voting score

Visclosky speaks on House floor on defense bill

 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Community

Family 4th Fest to kick off with Lions Club breakfast and parade

Town of Chesterton

South Calumet Road repave is complete, another gas leak on North Calumet Road

Cincoski tells days and hours of legal use of fireworks in town

Council OKs $1.8M bond for roadwork

Police

Westchester boy missing overnight found safe today

Silver Alerts to include missing, endangered child category July 1

Indiana / Nation

Senator Donnelly's Right to Try bill signed into law by President Donald Trump

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062618 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Expo Center Renovation.pdf

 

Monday, June 25, 2018

Porter County

Porter County officials ask: Why are taxpayers on the hook for above-market-value lease in Valpo?

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate places 9 students at Nationals

Town of Burns Harbor / Community

Burns Harbor European Market on the Square from 5 to 9 pm Wednesday

Police

ISP: Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-94

ISP: Unbuckled child ejected from vehicle on I-65

Firefighters use chain saw to rescue truck driver from woods

Business / Steel

Steel pipe company CEOs seek waivers from Trump tariff

USS names Daniel Killeen to GM at Gary Works

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Leland K. Albertson, 88

 

 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council to hold public hearing Monday on $1.8M bond issue

Indiana

Indiana to see 1 cent gas tax increase

Suit challenges Indiana abortion laws

Holcomb praises online sales tax ruling

Environment

Trump scraps policy protecting oceans and Great Lakes

Flooding shuts down Chicago train line

Indiana / Health / Business / Elections

Donnelly responds to projected spikes in premiums in health insurance market

Obituary

Ransom Johnson, Jr. passes away

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062218 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton One Point Eight Million Funds for the Projec...

 

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Police / Fire

Retired K-9 partner Harley passes after brief illness

Man gets 19 years for attempting trafficking of minor in NWI sex tourism case

Gary man gets 11 years for robbery of wireless store

One critically injured after personal watercraft collide off Whiting Beach

Business / Economy / Taxes

Supreme Court rules states can mandate sales tax on internet shoppers

Porter County

County gets $320K worth of good news on cost of capital improvements

Commissioners approve new 911 phone system, body cams for sheriffs police

Commissioners map cooperation between street and drainage departments

Business / Trade

Indiana Governor Holcomb voices concern to Pence over Trump tariffs

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

Environment

Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China ban

Weather

Last 7 weeks historically wet in Chicago

Obituary

Services Monday for Erma L. Seymour

 

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Community

Benefit at Leroy's June 24 to aid Joan Upton in battle against cancer

CHS Alumna Dr Emily Haas, research scientist, is honored

Town of Chesterton

Utility board told of new sinkhole on West Morgan

Stormwater board eyes bonus for Jennifer Gadzala

Police

South Haven man charged with child molesting and rape

Indiana

Indiana Senator Young cosponsors Protect Kids and Parents Act

Region

Son of ex-township trustee gets probation in NWI corruption case

Environment

Audubon has tips for folks who find fledging baby birds

Region

Petition asks CTA to install blue lights to prevent suicide

Sports

Girls Lacrosse pickup games begin tonight

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Community

Benefit June 24 to aid Joan Upton in battle against cancer

Police

Dies in accident off Indiana 49 in Liberty

PCSP officer fired then charged with exposing himself to woman

CFD: Blazing semi fire closes Eastbound I-94 in Pine

Toilet at Zona Sanctuary damaged by firework

Economy

State jobless rate stable in May but inches up here in NWI

Class Reunion

Deadline July 20 for Class of 1968 50th reunion

Obituaries

Services Friday for Earl Edgar Meneely, Jr., age 100

Services Friday for Lillian Laverne Swickard, 87

Benjamin Bolton passes away at age 89

Marjorie Ruth Kietzman passes away at age 95

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/061918 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Expo Center Renovation.pdf

 

Monday, June 18, 2018

Police

CPD salary raises praised as 47 apply for patrol officer position

CPD to field new K9 partner, 'Maverick'

ISP: Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-94 in Lake

Four dead in crash blamed on wrong way driver

Community

Duneland YMCA swim lessons create strong confident swimmers

Indiana

Indiana to study interstate tolling

Consultant: 'Culture of fear' dominates child welfare agency

Region

Winter flood victims have until July 5 to apply for FEMA disaster assistance

Obituary

Memorial Visitation Saturday for Daniel Alan Hager

 

Friday, June 15, 2018

Community

Apply to march in 4th of July parade in Porter

Porter County Salvation Army saying goodbye to Majors Kim and Jon Welch

Fewer US teens smoke, do drugs or drink . . .milk

Region

Ride the South Shore Saturday for narrated tour of its history

Leopard cubs endangered in wild born at Brookfield Zoo

Construction proceeds on East Chicago Cline Avenue Bridge

Westchester Library

Credit and debit card payments still in the works at WPL

Business

Trump orders US tariffs on $50 Billion in Chinese imports

Microsoft follows Amazon in pursuit of stores without workers

Obituary

Bob Dillingham passes away at age 67

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061518 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton One Point Eight Million Funds for the Projec...

Legal Notices/061518 NICTD Request for Bidders Track Stabilizer.pdf

Legal Notices/061518 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/061518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DW Stonebridge.pdf

Legal Notices/061518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing PP Stonebridge.pdf

Legal Notices/061518 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Rezone FWA Development.pdf

 

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Community

Register kids now for free fishing derby in Porter

Learn the hidden signs of substance abuse in FYSB workshop on July 10

Red Cross sets missing types campaign; donation opportunities in Duneland

Experts warn protections for preexisting health conditions at risk

NIPSCO grant for nonprofit safety programs

Weather

Potentially hazardous heat likely for Chicago this weekend

Indiana

Health experts urge Indiana to increase public health funds

Elections

20 percent of Indiana voters cast ballots in May primary

Region

Visclosky addresses issues in FY 2019 Defense Appropriations Act

Sports

Title hopes slip away from Davis at state golf meet

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Twin Creeks Conservancy District Add Approp.pdf

Legal Notices/061418 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers Resolution Porter Redevelopmet Commission.pdf

 

 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Town of Porter

Johnson Inn TIF district clears hurdle at Porter Town Council

Town of Chesterton

Correction: East Porter Avenue to close Monday for a month

Council asked to take a stand in support of nonpartisan redistricting

Chesterton Town Council endorses alcohol permit for gastro-style pub

Sports

CHS Mitch Davis leads IHSAA Golf State Finals after Day 1

Obituaries

Visitation and Services Saturday for Patricia A. Jones

Services Friday for Mary Lucille Davis

 

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Town pursues $1.8M bond issue for road and sidewalk repairs

Correction: East Porter Avenue closure begins Monday

Porter County

County storm water board delays ruling on Pine Township wetland

Police

CPD: Bullet or BB fired at home on West Porter Ave

Community

CHS grad Kyle Bartolini is 2018 ACE Award winner

Business

US steel shipments down in April but up over year ago

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Shirley L. Skeds

Visitation and Services Saturday for Patricia A. Jones

Celebration of Life June 13 for Bobby Lee Yaus 28

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/061218 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of Brian Piszro.pdf

 

 

Monday, June 11, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Haglund Road trail route eyed at Burns Harbor RDC

Community

Fundraiser to benefit Jessica Lawson Thursday, June 14 at St. Patrick

67th annual Chesterton Woman's Club Art Show underway at Art Center

Porter County

Sunset Hill Park grain bin education center moves ahead

Elections

Federal judge blocks Indiana voter registration law

Police

Two charged in shooting of ATF agent in Gary

Sports

Chesterton Baseball falls 5-3 at Semistate

Controversial baseball semistate call leaves questions

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Beverly J. Miller

Christine Reno passes away at age 54

 

Friday, June 8, 2018

Environment

Bald Eagles and blue heron: Public asked to support Pine township wetland facing destruction

Bird Sanctuary gazebo donated by Dunbar Family Foundation

Porter County

Porter County Park board mulls funding to catch up with maintenance backlog

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council to consider $1.8M bond Monday for roadway paving

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council tells paving plans

Chesterton High School

Three CHS seniors are college sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners

Community

Hats Off to Lil and Chuck Swickard is celebration of commitment to community

Fundraiser to benefit Jessica Lawson Thursday, June 14 at St. Patrick

Class Reunions

CHS Class of 1973 reunion RSVP reminder

Sports

Mitch Davis advances to state; CHS Boys golf finishes 4th at Regional

Seen and Heard: Jack Campbell colors hair for Semistate

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing SEV Petitin of Triad Development LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Duneland Chamber of Commerce Notice Applied for DNR Permit for Fireworks.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 IDEM Notice of Open Burning Approval 1050 S 11th St.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 NICTD Request for Bidders Track Stabilizer.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Charles and Pamela Mote.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of James Gasvoda.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Ryan Pendowski.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Steve and Sandra Pierce.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Douglas and Gina Gilliam.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Bigasco LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Gary Jorgensen Jr.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public HEaring UV Petition of Richard Dacey.pdf

Legal Notices/060818 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing BH Sanitary Board Amendments to Table 15 4 and Sewer Ord.p...

 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor facing hefty ambulance service cost hike

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board honors four staff standouts

Porter County

30 year employee cuts ribbon at opening of new Porter County plaza

Town of Chesterton

Holly Jackson trash can art another step toward beautifying the Downtown

Park Board OKs selfie wall at Dogwood restroom

Northwest Indiana

Illinois appellate court upholds ruling in Illiana toll road lawsuit

Visclosky Buy America clause OKed in committee

Police

Motorcyclist clocked at 135 mph on I-94 in Lake County

Sports

Tyler Vore named to motocross Team USA

Obituary

Last Wizard of Oz Munchkin Jerry Maren dies

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060718 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Twin Creeks Conservancy District Add Approp.pdf

Legal Notices/060718 Harris Welsh Lukmann Beverly Shores Town Council Ordinance No 2018 01.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Duneland Schools

A lot has changed in 10 years: Study predicts enrollment drop for Duneland schools

CHS' Stento named National Athletic Trainer of the Year

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar and caboose could be on site in Thomas Park June 30

Valpo car buffs interested in Chesterton Cruise Night

Community

Summer Safety Fest, Concert and Movie this Friday at Hawthorne Park

2018 Election

Steel Union leaders gather here to back Senator Joe Donnelly

Environment / Indiana Dunes / Region

Public urged to oppose banquet center in Marquette Plan comments

Health / Economy / Nation

Trustees report warns Medicare to be insolvent in only 8 years

 

 

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

2018 Elections

Apply now with party chairs to fill general election ballot vacancies

Candidate filing for Duneland School Board opens July 25

Police

Two local men charged with Friday robbery of Speedy Mart

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board names new elementary principals, meets new teachers

Town of Chesterton

Town recognizes crowd-funding donors for Thomas Park boxcar restrooms

Indiana

Government adding 4 more US prosecutors in northern Indiana

Study says gun removal law reduces suicides in Indiana

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS has 12 honored as Academic All State

Class Reunions

CHS Class of 1998 plans 20th reunion

CHS class of 1978 to hold reunion

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Patricia M. Groff Johnson

Services Friday for Leonard E. Jankowski, Jr.

 

Monday, June 4, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

Corzan wins state title in the 400; Raffin medals

Trojans rally late to win Regional Baseball Championship

CHS beats Lake Central in Regional baseball semifinals

Chesterton Boys Golf wins Sectional title; Davis takes medalist honors

Bullock 9th at Girls State Track Finals

Police

ISP: Trucker crashes rig on I65 during sneezing fit

ISP: Two hurt in 3 vehicle crash on I 94 in Lake County

ISP: Charged after pursuit on Toll Road

Indiana / Politics

Indiana GOP divided over marriage question

Obituaries

Keith Pomeroy passes away at age 77

Services Wednesday for Floyd E. Briggs

 

Friday, June 1, 2018

Duneland Schools

Chesterton High School graduates Class of 2018

Duneland Schools announce Perfect Attendance students

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys win Duneland Conference All Sports title

Police

Speedy Mart on Broadway robbed at gunpoint today

Warning from the sheriff: Stranger in pickup truck offers ride to 13 year old girl

Community / Town of Porter

Porter park department tells summer programs

Community

Concert for our Lives to end school gun violence on Sunday

Indiana

Father sues Indiana child services over son's death

Obituary

Mark Brunsvold passes away at age 49

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060118 Town of Kouts 2013 Chevy Impala for Sale.pdf

Legal Notices/060118 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Cedit Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/060118 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/060118 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Stamper Properties Aberdeen.pdf

Legal Notices/060118 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Franklin House Buffalo Wild Wings.pdf

 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Business / Trade / Steel / Region

US imposes new trade tariffs Europe and Mexico pledge to retaliate

China vows to fight Washington on tariff hike

Town of Chesterton

TIF board told that the fiber optic project is nearing completion

Police

One injured in crash at Broadway and Jackson Blvd

Chesterton High School

CHS tells awards and honors to music students

CHS has one place in top ten at CNFL National tourney

Porter County

Commissioners to hold ribbon cutting on new plaza

Region

Recovery center for flood victims open Saturday and Monday in Lake Station

Obituary

Celebration of Life Sunday, June 3 for Jodianne Marie Kienzynski

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/053118 Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Road & Bridge Matching Grant.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Graduation to be held outdoors

CHS offers DVD of Graduation

Town of Chesterton

Cobbs urges upgrade of road signs for CHS state champions

Chesterton to split the cost of new 911 dispatch equipment with Porter

Police / Fire

Chesterton Fire Department responds to minor house fires on Graham Drive and South 18th Street

Business / Community

NIPSCO urges customers to be prepared for storms

Porter County

Porter County Council to accept digital budget submissions this year

Sports

Softball falls 2-1 in Regional Final

Obituaries

Donations for John Rader's children may be left at White-Love

Celebration of Life Sunday, June 3 for Jodianne Marie Kienzynski

 

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Police / Fire

Busy holiday weekend for Porter firefighters at Dunes State Park

Motorist dies in Toll Road crash here

Chesterton High School

Follow guidelines for CHS Graduation parking

Sports

Chesterton Baseball beats Valparaiso for IHSAA Sectional title

Obituaries

Richard Alan Villars passes away at age 71

Joyce Lynn Viduka passes away at age 67

 

Friday, May 25, 2018

Indiana

Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter today

Indiana / Envrionment

Study finds Indiana has many ticks that may carry Lyme disease

Community

Revised: Events to honor veterans at 6 locations over 3 days here

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA grants fence variance

Business / Steel / Trade

Steel imports up in April; down in year-to-date

Sports

Corzan, Kintzele, Raffin earn State Finals trip

Trojan Softball beats Valpo for Sectional title

Obituaries

Visitation and Service Tuesday for Edith P. Campbell, 89

Kenneth P. Kimberlin passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052518 Alta Neri Notice to Bidders Cyclical Reassessment and New Construction.pdf

Legal Notices/052518 Hoeppner Wagner Evans Notice of Public Hearing BS Variance Special Permit.pdf

Legal Notices/052518 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Community

Events to honor veterans at 6 locations over 3 days here

Police

PCSP: Boy detained after threatening to shoot up Boone Grove school

CPD posts GIS accident crime maps to the municipal website

Environment

CFD: Neighbor complains about recreational camp fire

IDEM issues Air Quality Action Day alert for today and Friday

DNR confirms presence of invasive 'mile a minute' vine

Sports

CHS Spring Sports honor Student Athletes

Senior Athletes of the Year are Courtney Krol, Kirsten Wozniak, Austin Peterson and Jakob Kintzele

Trojan Softball moves on to Sectional Finals

CHS Baseball drops a lucky 13 on Merrillville

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Town of Porter

Porter Cove residents speak out on long range park plan

Porter Council stays with independent 911 dispatch

Community

Volunteers sought to decorate veterans' graves

Police

Hebron man sentenced in federal child porn case

Indiana

Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

Sports

Chesterton Softball finishes up win over Hobart

Bullock and Wozniak earn IHSAA Girls State Track Finals tickets

Obituaries

Private service for Graham Walter Todd

Services Saturday for John M. Rader, Jr., 36

Sharon Haas passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052318 IDEM Notice of 30 Days Air Permit for UGN.pdf

Legal Notices/052318 Porter County Plan Commission Replat of Minor Subdivision Petition of Kevin and Laurann Anderson.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Court rules that cyclist hit by officer may sue town

Utility board OKs unincorporated tap-on

Towns of Chesterton and Porter / Community

Register now for Kids Fishing Derby June 20 at Porter's Indian Springs

Police

Head-on crash closes US 20 in Pine Township

Business

Indiana residents urged to comment on US Steel settlement

State jobless rate stable in April but in NWI it continues to drop

Visclosky urges implementation of proposed tariffs on China

Sports

CHS Softball leads 3-0 in Sectional as rain hits

CHS Boys VB falls at State Finals

Obituaries

Services Friday for Robert 'Bob' Howard Lux

Services Thursday for Marvin G. Carter, 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052218 IDEM Air Permit for Monosol LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/052218 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of Coach House Storage Solutions.p...

Legal Notices/052218 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of Stanley and Carolyn Fyffe.pdf

 

Monday, May 21, 2018

2018 Porter County Elections

County election complaints prompt call for public meeting

Region

South Shore fare to go up 5 percent on July 1

Business / Community

Duneland Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards luncheon

Indiana

Tax hike fuels jump in Indiana gas prices

Police / Emergency

Porter Township man dies in riding mower accident

Sports

CHS Baseball splits games in Carmel Invite

Chesterton Boys Lacrosse wins twice Saturday

Trojan Softball falls in regular season finale

Obituaries

Memorial Service Thursday for Doris H. Hess

Services Tuesday for Gary Alan Behrens

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052118 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...

 

Friday, May 18, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Commencement May 31; Baccalaureate this Sunday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton planners endorse amendments to Eagle Crossing PUD

Porter County

Deputy Prosecutor Mike Drenth to succeed the retiring Judge Julia Jent

Police

Missing Pine man found deceased in the woods

Scammers phishing Lowell State Police post phone number

Business / Steel / NWI / Trade

USS lauds Commerce finding on Chinese imports

Environment

Pinhook Bog debris removal documents available for public review and comment

Sports

Trojan Boys win 6 titles and finish 2nd at Sectional

CHS Boys Golf bests Valparaiso and LaPorte

Chesterton Softball beats Lowell 7-4

CHS Girls Tennis falls in Sectional Finals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS seniors honored and scholarship winners named

CHS journalists honored at Quill and Scroll student press banquet

CHS Speech and Debate Awards honor program participants

WDSO Awards Night honors CHS radio students

Town of Porter

TIF district proposed for Porter Beach

Porter BZA: Hearing set on unit size variance; rule to be reconsidered

Environment

New Carol Cook Wetland Overlook birding site in Jackson to open Friday

Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1948 gathers

Sports

Trojan Baseball falls 4-3 to Lake Central in baseball

Obituary

Gayle Granat passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051718 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Porter County Commissioners

Commissioners award contracts for courthouse renovation

Police

Charges filed against Liberty Township man accused of pointing gun at PCSP officer

Community

Spring Out to Sunset at Sunset Hill Park May 18- 19

Environment

NRC rejects proposed rule that would have permitted bobcat hunting and trapping

DNR: Fungal disease lethal to snakes identified in state

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls Track wins IHSAA Sectional title

Peterson blanks Lake Central in baseball; Trojans forge DAC tie

CHS Girls cruise to Sectional opening win

Chesterton Softball beats LaPorte 3-1

Chesterton Boys Golf beats Crown Point

Obituaries

Celebration of Life June 13 for Bobby Lee Yaus, 28

Catherine Louise Zaring passes away at age 64

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051618 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf

Legal Notices/051618 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council votes to keep Chesterton/Porter 911 independent

Police

Chesterton Police Cpl. Jamie Copollo honored

9 hurt in 5-vehicle crash on I-94 here during rain

Indiana

Special legislative session is over in a hurry

Indiana Senate GOP selects Bray as new leader

Westchester Library

Chester Inc. to audit Westchester Library technology infrastructure

Environment

DNR says to clean, drain and dry boating gear to stop spread of invasives

Sports

Trojan softball team beats No. 9 KV

Obituaries

Memorial Gathering Friday for Sandra Lee Hernandez, 71

Services Friday for Susie Hiatt Wagner, 71

 

Monday, May 14, 2018

Police

ISP investigating theft allegation made by FOP against former PCSP deputy

PCSP shoots at fleeing suspect after pursuit; person of interest detained

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor council debates effectiveness of mosquito fogging; none yet scheduled

Burns Harbor TIF board to spend $7,500 on promoting Food Truck Square

Indiana / 2018 Election

Democrat Donnelly backing Trump CIA pick

Business

NIPSCO explores options as it retires Bailly and other coal plants

Environment

DNR official opposes hunting and trapping proposals after public comments opposed

Sports

Davis earns medalist honors; CHS golfers 3rd

Trojan Boys Volleyball wins Regional title

CHS Softball rolls to three wins over the weekend

Trojan girls tennis team win regular season finale

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051418 Town of Burns Harbor Town Council Ordinance 281 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/051418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...

 

Friday, May 11, 2018

Police

Chesterton Police Commission opposes 911 merger with county

CPD: Dog attacks runner in Morningside

Town of Porter

Porter council hears public input on long range parks plan

Indiana / Lake Michigan

Indiana high court won't rehear landmark beach rights case

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal posts 1 19B in 1Q outlook good

Foreign steel imports up 11 percent in April

Elections

In Indiana, Trump urges GOP to mobilize for 2018 midterms

Sports

Matthys and Hunzelman earn ICGSA Gymnast and Coach of the Year honors

Chesterton Boys Golf wins two more times

CHS Softball blanks Michigan City

CHS Boys Lacrosse drops 9-6 decision

CHS Girls Tennis falls to CP

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Robert & Leslee McGowan.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing PDW Petition of PoCo Redevelopment Comm.pdf

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Duneland Schools

CHS Academic Competition team members honored

CHS Wind Ensemble wins ISSMA gold

New Dunbar Scholarship for CHS seniors

Community

Duneland YMCA tells special summer rate

Class Reunion

Register now for Class of 1968 50th Reunion

Sports

Torres fires one hitter as Trojans beat LaPorte

CHS Boys finish 3rd at Duneland Conference meet

Obituaries

Service Saturday for Franklin D. Mitchell, Sr.

Services Saturday for Jeanne Nugnis, 72

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051018 Town of Kouts Selling 2007 Dodge Durango.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2018 Primary Elections

Porter County 2018 Primary Election Vote Totals

Republicans pick Bozak for County Council nomination

Pat Boy wins Democrat nod for Indiana House 9th District

Republican Dykes, Democrat Wilkening nominated in County Coroner voting

Challenger Matt Keiser ousts Beth Underwood in Liberty Trustee race

Braun defeats 2 GOP congressmen in Indiana Senate primary

Porter County Democrats return to polls in Tuesday primary elections

Duneland Schools

Brent Martinson to be new CHS Principal

Police / Fire

First responders save dogs lives in garage fire using CPR, mouth-to-mouth

Region / Nation

Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement

Sports

Chesterton Boys golf gets double win

CHS Girls Tennis blanks Portage

Trojan Softball routs Merrillville

LaPorte walks off win over Trojans in baseball

Chesterton Girls 6th at DAC Meet

CHS Boys Lacrosse falls 11-8

Obituary

Geraldine 'Gerrie' M. Kopko services Thursday

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/050918 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Community

Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is Saturday, May 12

Police / Fire

ISP: Semi trailer overturns on I80 94 this am in Lake County

Coroner: Porter fire victim died of smoke inhalation

DNR: Turkey hunter fires at white hits another hunter in the shoulder

Indiana

Indiana special session to take up school takeover measure

Environment / Great Lakes

Illinois seeks talks on keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes

Sports

Chesterton Girls Tennis outlasts Valpo

Obituary

Chesterton community leader Ronald Reglein mourned

2018 Elections

Primary Election Results

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Andy Bozak and Emerson DeLaney vie for County Council 1st District Republican nomination

Pat Boy and Duane Perry seek Democrat nomination to open Indiana 9th House seat

Six Republicans vie for US House 1st District nomination

Democrats Larry Chubb, Tony Daggett, Pete Visclosky vie for congress nomination

Thomas Ampeliotis and Cyndi Dykes seek Republican nomination for Coroner

Dale Bagnall and Randy Wilkening seek Democrat nomination for Coroner

Republicans: Liberty Trustee Beth Underwood challenged by Matt Keiser

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050818 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050818 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Kathleen Nickless.pdf

 

Monday, May 7, 2018

Police / Fire

Porter man dies in apartment fire Friday

PCSP Man charged with arson in Pine garage fire

CFD: Stain soaked rags combust in garage

Environment

State warns that ticks are active now; prevent tick borne illness and exposure

Sports

CHS Boys finish 3rd at Valpo Relays

Trojan Boys Golf wins twice

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Timothy C. Dietz

Memorial Service Saturday for Christina Jean Hager

Services Wednesday for Maryanna C. Kuziela

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Herbert Property Enterprises.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Nancy A Sutton.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Paul and Barbara Brubaker.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Victoria Vinet.pdf

 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Porter County

Croquet group eyes long term land lease at Sunset Hill Farm

Groundbreaking for Sunset Hill Farm grain bin center on May 18

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Gensel appoints special prosecutor to review Pavilion project allegations

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050418 Town of Burns Harbor Amendments to Ch 14 and Ch 18.pdf

Legal Notices/050418 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Eagle Crossing LLC.pdf

 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Sports

Chesterton Softball wins at Valparaiso

Late rally lifts CHS Baseball to 7-3 win

Trojan Girls Tennis beats Andrean 3-0

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Contract awarded for park boxcar restroom

Park Board OKs June 3 concert in Thomas Park promoting school safety

Lake Michigan

Record lake whitefish caught in boat off Portage

Sports

CHS boys golf team gets two DAC wins

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

CHS Baseball beats Mich City 7-2

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Community

Paramedic 'dog-whisperer' reunites Finn the Puppy with trucker owner

Police

CPD: Driver injured after train hits car at 15th St crossing

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP Senate hopefuls rehash lines of attack at debate

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Beverly Shores Changes to Town Code and Zoning.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2018 Elections

Duneland polling places for May 8 primary election On Tuesday

Candidate List for 2018 Primary Elections

BMV to offer extra hours May 7, 8 for ID issuance

AP: Indiana Senate candidate Braun's business record and his rhetoric don't line up

Community

With girls joining the ranks Boy Scouts plan a name change

Business

NiSource posts Q1 net income of $276M

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys golf team wins twice

CHS Baseball beats Michigan City 7-2

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

CHS Tennis falls 3-2

Chesterton Boys Track drops DAC double dual

 

 

Monday, April 30, 2018

2018 Elections

Tribune tells election deadlines

Economy

Get ready for the most expensive driving season in years

Sports

Braden Corzan breaks 100 record; Trojans 3rd

No. 4 CHS Boys volleyball wins three times

Chesterton Girls 7th at Princess Relays

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins twice on Saturday

Trojan rally comes up short against Hobart

Trojan Girls Tennis 8th at Zionsville

Police

CFD: Pile of combustibles ignites next to garage

ISP: Nine hurt when driver falls asleep on I-94

Teens take to vaping even in classrooms

Environment

Rat poison in prey threat to owls and other animals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/043018 Porter County Auditor Notice of Adoption PoCo Cumulative Bridge Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/043018 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Sale of Small Parcel of Public Parkland Part of Tract M.pdf

 

Friday, April 27, 2018

Business / Steel / Region

USS posts $18M profit in first quarter

Elections

GOP Senate debate to be aired Monday

Senate candidate takes negative campaign into children's book

Town of Chesterton

BZA holds preliminary hearing on fence variance

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Mishawaka 14-4

CHS Girls Tennis beats Michigan City 5-0

No. 3 Trojan Volleyball team wins twice

CHS Boys fall to Valpo in golf

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042718 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Texas Corral Portage Nueva Vista.pdf

Legal Notices/042718 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Zao Island Donald Thomas Wright.pdf

Legal Notices/042718 Town of Kouts Invitation to Bid 814 W Daumer Road.pdf

Legal Notices/042718 Town of Kouts Invitation to Bids 305 Main Street.pdf

 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Porter County

County Council grudgingly approves raises for four Prosecutor staffers

Chesterton High School

Show Choirs earn high placing at FAME Nationals

Community

Chamber to hold volunteer rally Thursday, May 10

Environment / Community

NIPSCO environmental grants go to local groups

NPS public meeting May 17 on restoration of Eastern Great Marsh

Elections

Nation's nastiest GOP primary playing out in Pence's Indiana

Indiana

Indiana Senator Todd Young seeks commission to review private retirement programs

Business

Horizon Bancorp posts record quarter net income

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball beats Merrillville 7 4

CHS Softball falls in 8 innings to Crown Point

Obituary

Services Friday for Kenneth H. Westergren

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Town of Porter

Cleanups in Porter; deadline for submitting comments for park plan

Porter Town Council opts not to sell old Porter Ave. lift station property at this time

Town of Chesterton

Redevelopment Commission OKs repaving of South Calumet south of Porter Ave.

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action asks prosecutor to investigate alleged Pavilion violations

Business / Steel / Region

Steel imports up in March, down for the year

Police / Region / Internet Crime

Hammond man gets life in federal prison for sex trafficking minor girls

Sports

CHS Baseball shuts out Merrillville

CHS Boys Golf beats Portage and Michigan City

Trojan Tennis sweeps Merrillville

Trojan Girls Track splits DAC double dual

Chesterton Boys Track splits pair

Trojan Softball falls 1-0 at Lake Central

Obituary

Jennifer Ann Covey Adams passes away at age 59

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042518 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Adoption Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Admin and Testing Area Ren.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Compound Building Addition.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Metro Station Improvements.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Council nudges up Cumulative Capital tax rate to help pay for raises

Town Council OKs $30K for sidewalks

Chesterton Town Council chips in for lakefront fireworks

Police

ISP: Multiple charges filed after Toll Road high speed pursuit

Dyer man gets 12 years in prison in child porn case

Dunelander Anthony Potesta named Trooper of the Year at ISP Lowell post

Economy

Indiana's jobless rate stable in March but way down in Northwest Indiana

Nation / Indiana

Donnelly supports Pompeo nomination for Secretary of State

Obituary

Service and Visitation Thursday for Virgil Shaffer

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/042418 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers City of Portage Additional Appropriation.pdf

 

Monday, April 23, 2018

Porter County

NIPSCO settles for lower than proposed natural gas rate hike

Porter County

PCCRVC raises salary cap for hourly employees

Town of Chesterton

Planners hear amendment to Eagle Crossing PUD

Sports

Torres, Trojan Baseball rout Valparaiso 10-0

Trojan Baseball sweeps Hammond Morton

Chesterton Softball sweeps doubleheader

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins

Trojan Girls Tennis beats LaLumiere, 5-0

CHS Boys Track 3rd at West Lafayette Relays

CHS Girls Track 4th at West Lafayette Relays

CHS Boys Golf 5th at Lake Central Classic

Obituary

Memorial service May 13 for Nancy Kester

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042318 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Courthouse Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/042318 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Sale of Small Parcel of Public Parkland Part of Tract M.pdf

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Porter County

Commissioners release RFP for county employee wellness clinic

Commissioners act on auditor moves to improve efficiency on employee records

Police

Condensers stolen from rooftop HVAC units at IBR strip mall

Duneland Schools

CMS Music students earn Gold ratings at ISSMA contest

Indiana

Gov Holcomb announces special session to begin May 14

Court affirms Indiana law banning abortions is unconstitutional

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Softball rallies for 7-3 win

CHS Boys Golf beats Munster 158-171

Trojan Tennis beats Lake Central

Chesterton Baseball gets shut out at Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042018 NICTD Request for Bidders Tower Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Pleasant Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Pleasant Township Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Reestablishment of Cumu Bridge Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Gary P Brown.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Nathan and Bridget Millis.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Replat of Minor Subdivision Petition of Urschel Development Corp.pdf

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Police / Fire / Emergency

911 Director: Radio consolidation will improve emergency response

Prosecutor asks judge to allow trial of Portage mayor on corruption charges

Thieves hit two more cell tower facilities

CFD: Train hits car on 15th St.; minor injuries to driver

2018 Elections

Pat Boy and Duane Perry seek Democrat nomination to open Indiana 9th House seat

Six Republicans vie for US House 1st District nomination

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1983 reunion meeting Sunday

Trade / Steel / Region / Business

US industry seeks relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Trump and Abe fail to agree on tariff exemption for Japan

Visclosky testifies on value of transportation grants to South Shore

Sports

CHS Softball shuts out LaPorte

Obituary

Services Saturday for Quinten James Beattie

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041918 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Police

120-mph pursuit on Ind. 49 ends in crash at 1100N; two charged

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility ready to take delivery of new vacuum truck

Indiana

Indiana House speaker expects special session to start May 14

2018 Elections

Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

Rokita backtracks on threat to boycott debate

Environment / Lake Michigan / Steel

City of Chicago and lake surfers criticize US Steel spills settlement

Chesterton High School Sports

Austin Peterson fans 14; Trojans shut out Valparaiso 11-0

CHS Softball beats Michigan City 10-0

CHS Girls Track splits with LaPorte and Valo

Trojan Boys drop Duneland Conference double dual

Obituary

Services Friday for Norma Jean Maple, 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041818 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Admin and Testing Area Ren.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Compound Building Addition.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Metro Station Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Locomotive Lease.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 282-2018.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Quotes for cost of boxcar restroom retrofit come in high

Study of Broadway and Jackson approved with eye to making it a four way stop

Chesterton High School

CHS Student Government earns National Recognition

Police

Valparaiso woman killed when car hit by train

Community

Former FBI Director James Comey to speak at PNW Sinai Forum in September

Sports

CHS Boys Volleyball finishes 2nd

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041718 Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Town of BH RDC Intent to Apply for DNR Grant.pdf

Legal Notices/041718 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers City of Portage Additional Appropriation.pdf

 

Monday, April 16, 2018

2018 Elections

Andy Bozak and Emerson DeLaney vie for County Council 1st District Republican nomination

Democrats Larry Chubb, Tony Daggett, Pete Visclosky vie for congress nod

Ag experts troubled by Indiana GOP Senate candidates tariff talk

Indiana Democrats seeking end to their legislative futility

Region

South Shore to launch new train tracker app

NIRPC seeks public input on long-range plan

Sports

CHS golfers win Marquette Invite

CHS Lacrosse loses home openers

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Jean Ann Madison, 91

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041618 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bid DSC 2018 Pavement Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/041618 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Courthouse Renovation.pdf

 

Friday, April 13, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC pursuing federal grant for Marquette Greenway

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP locked Senate candidate out of database over ethics dispute

Environment

Popular national parks to raise fees to $35 not $70

Sports

Trojan Softball just misses in 3-2 loss at Crown Point

Crown Point nips Chesterton Baseball 8-7

CHS Girls Tennis drops opener

Obituaries

Memorial Service Tuesday for William A. Naylor, 91

Celebration of Life Sunday for Robert Lee 'Bob' Johnson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041318 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 NICTD Request for Bidders Tower Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Bennett's Storage.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of PoCo Redevelopment Commission.pdf

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor council eyes banning on street parking on roads with no curbs

BH to post Praixair noise complaint forms online

Burns Harbor tells brush leaf waste pickup sked

Indiana

Purdue University to extend tuition freeze into 7th year

Business / Trade

China denies Xi comments were aimed at settling US trade dispute

Chesterton High School Sports

Late rally lifts CHS Baseball over Portage

Chesterton Boys golf opens with easy win

Trojan bats explode on Merrillville 18-0

2018 Elections - Candidates Tell Background and Stands on the Issues

Thomas Ampeliotis and Cyndi Dykes seek Republican nomination for Coroner

Dale Bagnall and Randy Wilkening seek Democrat nomination for Coroner

Republicans: Liberty Trustee Beth Underwood challenged by Matt Keiser

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041218 Draton Biege Sirugo Elliott Notice of Public Hearing Town of Kouts Petition of American Conv Stores.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Falling Waters Conservancy District Monday Work Session.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 10.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 11.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 12.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Developer eyes land at Coffee Creek Center for two new hotels

Council waives permit fees for Duneland School projects this summer

Town of Porter

Porter donates floodplain land to Heinze Trust

Duneland Schools / Community

Revised and Corrected: Duneland Education Foundation to honor Dr Dirk Baer at annual gala

Environment / Community

Dunes Action urges calling DNR Director to protest Pavilion plans

Health

Porter Regional Hospital first in nation to be accredited for afib treatment

Courts / Region

Portage mayor seeks dismissal of corruption charge

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton softball offense rolls to 11-3 win over Valpo

Austin Peterson Trojan Baseball beat Portage 8-1

Trojan Boys Golf tees off season today

CHS Girls Track beats Crown Point 70-62

CHS Boys Track falls to Crown Point in DAC opener

Obituary

Services Friday for Raymond A. Joyce

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041118 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Locomotive Lease.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

2018 Elections

Early voting begins today in Indiana

Town of Chesterton

All Chesterton municipal employees to receive a raise

Spring Cleanup Week in town April 16 thru 20

Community

Hat's Entertainment fundraiser April 13-15 at 4th Street Theater

Porter County / Community

Porter County Auditor's Office again sponsoring Saving Money art contest

Police

Victims of Sunday US 12 crash identified

Indiana / Environment

Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Maxwell Charles Breitinger

Services Monday for Fred Peglow, 83

Celebration of Life Thursday for M. Lee Garrity

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041018 Twin Creeks Conservancy District Notice of Adoption.pdf

 

 

Monday, April 9, 2018

Police / Fire

Two dead in fiery crash on US 12

CFD responds to heroin overdoses

Duneland Schools

Duneland Education Foundation to honor Dr Dirk Baer at annual gala

Some Duneland School bus routes to be affected by slew of RR crossing closures

Town of Chesterton

Eagle Scout project at the Duneland Diamond field

2018 Elections

Porter County voting gear passes public test

Senate rivals try to score points on Messer campaign commute

Indiana

Indiana flu deaths nearly triple this season

Sports

CHS baseball coach Jack Campbell named IBCA District 1 Coach of the Year

Chesterton Baseball splits in Lafayette

CHS Lacrosse falls in Indianapolis

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/040918 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bid DSC 2018 Pavement Improvements.pdf

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Donations to be matched: Two weeks left for boxcar restroom crowdfunding drive

Council to unveil 2018 salary ordinance amendment Monday

Porter County

Model railroaders get more space at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Police

CPD report new phony check scam: The Car Wrap

Business / Region

Regional Realtors to mark 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act

Obituary

Joseph Michael Brennan passes away at age 68

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040618 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Proposed Amendments Bev Shores Town Code Chapter 155.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed DSV Petition of Rosa Avalos.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed DSV Petition of Wendy Roberts.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Petition of Juan & Margarita Mendoza.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed SEC Petition of Coach House Storage.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed UV Petition of Jeffrey Jirtle.pdf

 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

Big expectations for CHS boys track season

Trojan Girls Track opens today

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP Senate race gets uglier

Business / Steel / Trade

Steel import applications up 42 percent in March

Environment / Lake Michigan

Environmental groups say USS consent decree in chemical spill needs more teeth

Obituaries

Visitation and Memorial Saturday for Shirley Ann Byrum

Services Saturday for Samuel Weston Wolford

Scott Weston Wolford Services Saturday

Services Saturday for Ray Gilbert age 88

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Police

Stolen guns recovered in Liberty home; three charged

Porter County

Commissioners buy back old renovated jail for office space

Police / Traffic

ISP: Jackknifed semi closes NB I-65 in Jasper County

Indiana

Purdue online program begins after criticism

Environment

Interior Department backing away from steep fee hikes at national parks

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040418 NICTD Notice of Public Hearing NICTD Proposed Fare Increase.pdf

Legal Notices/Tax Rate Chart 2017 Payable 2018 Porter County.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

2018 Elections

Voter registration deadline for primary nears

Indiana / Town of Chesterton

Gov. Holcomb comes to town to unveil state matches for RR safety

Duneland Schools

CHS Principal Jeff Van Drie resigning at end of school year

School Board has some qualms on cost of issued iPads, pervasiveness of tech

Region

South Shore to test positive train control

Feds and US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill

Sports

CHS Baseball wins opener with shutout

Obituary

Private services for Elaine Ann Frech, age 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040318 Duneland School Corporation 2017 Annual Performance Report_Legal Notice template.pdf

Legal Notices/040318 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Waskom and Kipper Parks Project.pdf

Legal Notices/040318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Roof and Secured Entrances Project.pdf

 

Monday, April 2, 2018

Police / Fire

Two dead in fire in Liberty Township mobile home

Business / Economy

China raises tariffs on US pork and fruit in trade dispute

Environment / Great Lakes

Great Lakes shipping season begins invasive species risk lingers

Federal funds expected to help construct sea lamprey barrier

Sports

Trojan Baseball opens today at home

CHS Softball blanks Hanover Central 15 0

Obituary

James Thomas Fonner passes away at age 60

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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