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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Community

Joe's Towing headed to Houston, asking for donations of bottled water

Porter County

Bid approved for County Admin Building entrance work

Police

Coroner releases 2Q report; heroin related deaths on the rise

Prison employee charged with sexual misconduct

PFD/CFD respond to crash at US 20 Tremont

Sports

Trojan Boys Soccer beats Merrillville 4-0

CHS Girls Golf falls to Highland 219-222

Chesterton VB falls in 5 at Hanover Central

Obituaries

Loney Ellen Thompson passes away at age 83

Janice Lee Vereb passes away at age 79

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/083117 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Auction of Surplus Town Property.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Porter County

Porter County Animal Shelter retains no kill status; adoptions improve

Elections

Six attorneys in running for Alexa's judge seat

Indiana Senator Donnelly finalizes sale of stock in his brother's firm

Police

ISP: Trucker on I-94 in Lake County unaware he lost trailer

Funnel cloud sighted near Hebron Tuesday

Indiana

Indiana high court says it can't enforce Child Services caseload limits

Indiana files lawsuit to defend out of state sales tax law

Sports

Chesterton girls soccer team shuts out Merrillville

CHS Boys Tennis wins DAC opener at Lake Central

CHS girls golf team falls in DAC tri-meet at Portage

Trojan Volleyball falls in 3 games to Valparaiso

Obituary

Memorial service September 9 for Gloria (Van Meter) Brady, 61

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/083017 NICTD Request for Bidders Dune Park Office Remodel.pdf

Legal Notices/083017 Porter County Board Commissioners Ordinance 2017-14.pdf

Legal Notices/083017 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance 2017-12.pdf

Legal Notices/083017 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance 2017-13.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Gateway Blvd. reconfiguration to begin this week

Chamber seeks two special holiday editions of Euro Market

Ton looks to improve Downtown thru CEDC

Town of Chesterton releases list of September 19 auction items

Education

Open enrollment for adults and teens at New Vistas High School in Portage

Community

Labor Day Steam Show at Hesston Steam Museum

YMCA gymnastics helps kids stretch their limits

Environment / Weather

Great Lakes water temperatures start to decrease early

Sports

CHS Boys beat Culver Academy

Obituary

Services Thursday for Dennis Bailey

 

 

Monday, August 28, 2017

Community

Girls on the Run program comes to Duneland YMCA

Deadline to register for Hooked on Art chalk contest Thursday

YMCA taking soccer and cross country registrations

Police

ISP: Motorist hurt when dump truck loses load on I-94

Sports

CHS Football improves to 2-0 with 33-21 win

Chesterton girls soccer team wins Pendleton Hts. Invite

CHS boys soccer team ties South Ben St. Joseph

Trojan boys tennis team falls at Penn Triple Duals

Obituary

Services and visitation Thursday for Katheryn Politano

 

Friday, August 25, 2017

Porter County

County Council adopts new wavier policy for delinquent property taxes

Environment / Community

McCloskey, Swarner, Brown win national Izaak Walton awards

Police / Fire / Emergency

Motorcyclist dies of injuries from crash in Porter August 5

Porter Fire Department Dive Rescue responds to boat crash

Schools

Duneland Schools tell more coaching appointments for school year

Town of Chesterton

Variance request heard for pergola at Gastro 49

Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf falls at Valparaiso

CHS Volleyball falls at Lake Central

Obituary

Service Saturday for Harold Lloyd Shelby

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082517 Porter County Public Library System Bids for 105 Michigan Avenue, Valparaiso.pdf

Legal Notices/082517 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Cooks Corner Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/082517 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Memorial Elementary.pdf

 

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Porter County

$30 million bond issue called historic day for Porter County

Town of Porter

Tax caps hit Porter town budget

Elections

Lawsuit filed against Indiana's new voter purge law

Police

Bicyclist spots woman's body along Michigan City road

Lake County Sheriff convicted of wire fraud and bribery

Business

Steel imports down in July, but up 22.1 percent this year so far

Community

Register now for Safe Sitter course offered at YMCA

Environment

Ikes and Moraine Ridge donate recycling bins for old fishing gear to local parks

Zinke won't eliminate any national monuments

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys soccer team beats Valpo with late goals

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Porter County

Porter County OKs $20M bond for drainage

Town of Chesterton

'Resist' sign at Broadway and Third Street is privately owned

Town of Porter

Plan introduced to raise $250,000 for Kids Cove park in Porter

Duneland Schools

'Data dashboards' are new tool in Duneland Schools accreditation process board told

Elections

Sen. Donnelly visits USW Local 6787

Indiana

Police argue against repeal of Indiana gun permit law

Court rulings restrict police seizures in Indiana

Sports

Late goal lifts Trojans past Valpo in double OT

Trojan Girls fall to Lake Central

Chesterton Volleyball falls at LaPorte

City Lanes synthetic bowling lanes installation nearly complete

Obituary

Patricia Ann Renz Dolasky passes away

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Duneland Schools

Schools to pay off debts in 2018 budget

Police

VPD: Guns stolen in Blythes burglary

Town of Chesterton

Utility eyes preemptive slip-lining of North Calumet sewer

Stormwater Management endorses SepticSmart Week

Business / Economy

Jobless rate inches up in state, continues to rise in the region

Community / Elections

Indivisible meeting highlights Norwegian healthcare system

Sports

CHS Volleyball falls to Andrean in 3 games

 

Monday, August 21, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners' bond issue request on County Council agenda Tuesday

Police / Traffic

Kouts motorcyclist dies in Indiana 8 crash

Environment

Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

Elections

Indiana Senator Donnelly launches reelection bid

Sports

Trojan Football wins opener at Hobart, 35-21

No. 5 Chesterton Boys tie No. 3 Avon, 2-2

Bullock, CHS Girls win NIC Stomp cross country meet

Kintzele wins NIC Stomp; Trojans second

Elyse Stasil wins Warsaw Invitational

Boys Tennis 3rd at St. Joe

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082117 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Accounting Software.pdf

Legal Notices/082117 Porter County Auditor Notice to All Persons Affected Department of Development and Storm Water Managemen...

 

Friday, August 18, 2017

Porter County

County BZA okays greyhound shelter in Liberty Township

Town of Chesterton

Plan Commission: Duplex rentals eyed for corner of 1100N and 5th Street

Sports

CHS Girls cross county starts Saturday

Boys cross country season begins Saturday

CHS Volleyball improves to 2-0 Thursday

CHS Boys Tennis serves up 2017 season on Saturday in South Bend

Girls Golf falls to Michigan City and LaPorte

Obituaries

Memorial Service August 26 for Jeffrey Dean Newkirk

Visitation Monday for Coraleene Mae Autry Kleckner

J. Timothy Ritchie passes away at age 79

Funeral Service for Stephen Homner August 20

 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Community

Mary 'Matzie' Stipanovich named to Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival Hall of Fame

Porter County

County to install LED blinker stop signs at McCool/Robbins

Commissioners to audit county IT system

Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer wins DAC opener 5-0 at Michigan City

Obituary

William 'Scotty Knight' Lewis Scott dies at 70

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Porter County

Public/private partnership eyed for disbursing county hospital fund proceeds

Commissioners advance $20 million bond to fix drainage in South Haven

Community

Register now for CHS Baseball team golf outing fundraiser at the Brassie

Chesterton High School

CHS Sandpipers recognized for performance with Foreigner

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Food Truck Square continues throughout summer

Sports

Trojan girls soccer team blanks Michigan City in opener

Trojan Volleyball wins opener at Hammond Morton

Obituary

Memorial Service Saturday for Carl W. Stemler

 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Doyle: Don't confuse CEDC with the DEDC

Town Council sets town auction for September 19

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

Indiana

Holcomb rolls out $24M job training initiative

Sports

Trojan Boys soccer team wins opener

Girls Soccer kicks off season tonight

CHS Volleyball opens tonight

Obituaries

Service Thursday for Jeffrey A. Maves, 67

June Loi Herald passes away at age 88

Celebration of Life Sunday for Dawn Berntsen

Celebration of Life Sunday for Darin Kurt Medley, 54

Legal Notice

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

 

Monday, August 14, 2017

Duneland Schools

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

Duneland School system honors employees for years of service

Town of Burns Harbor

Improvements advance for parking issues in Burns Harbor Village

Police

Armed robbery of Valparaiso T-Mobile

ISP: Valpo man charged with dealing meth

Indiana

Indiana residents urged to scout trees for invasive beetle

Indiana forms panel to review alcohol laws

Sports

CHS Football scores twice at Griffith

CHS Boys Soccer opens tonight at home

Legal Notices

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

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

 

Friday, August 11, 2017

Duneland Schools

First day of classes for all Duneland Schools is Monday

Community

Saving Mili the cat is epic five week search

Porter County / Duneland

Duneland net assessed value rises $30 million for 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor looks to crack down on unpaid ordinance violation fees

Environment / Indiana Dunes / Community

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

Environment / Weather

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

Sports

Trojan Football starts tonight at Griffith

Obituary

Service Saturday, August 26 for Patrick Burns, age 25

Legal Notices

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

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

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

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

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

 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools partnering with Boys & Girls Club for transportation

Teachers hired on eve of new school year

Drivers told to learn school bus stop arm laws

Region / Nation

Visclosky responds to Trump comments on nuclear arsenal

Police

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

Suspected car thief fatally shot in Lake County today

Business

Journey Senior Living Center set for opening in January

Steel shipments up marginally in June

Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf beats Boone Grove

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for George Howard Shelbourne

Services Saturday for Harold 'Red' Shrader

Legal Notices

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

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

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

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

 

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Porter County

Auditor certifies Porter County 2018 assessed valuation, up 2.5 percent

Town of Porter

Residents eye fundraising plan for Porter Kids Cove Park

Politics / Elections

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

State Rep. Braun joins GOP Indiana Senate race

Indiana AG not ruling out GOP bid for Senate

Rokita embraces Trump as he launches Senate bid

Police

Former PCSP deputy charged with possession of child porn

Community

Free Family Fun Night and Pool Party is Thursday at YMCA

Environment

Scientists from 13 agencies contradict Trump on climate

Sports

CHS Soccer Maroon Gold scrimmage tonight to benefit Wendy Smith

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

Obituary

Services Saturday for Zachary Froman, 23

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Nation

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

Duneland Schools

CHS journalists honored at IU Journalism Institute

CHS Sandpipers to perform with Foreigner Wednesday in Chicago

Community

Duneland Chamber Party in the Park Saturday

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

Prairie Magic Music Festival at Sunset Hill Farm County Park Saturday

Politics / Traffic / Business

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

Science / Environment

Draft US report says extreme storms driven by climate change

US in bullseye for total solar eclipse on August 21

Region

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

Indiana

Man charged after threats made to blow up Indiana schools

Legal Notice

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

 

Monday, August 7, 2017

Indiana

Indiana changes school child abuse reporting rules

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

Environment

Report proposes steps to keep Asian carp out of Great Lakes

DNR tells hunting dates for waterfowl and other birds

Purdue report: Lawn weed poison killing pollinators

Town of Chesterton

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

Police / Traffic

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

Elections

Indivisible registers voters at Art Fair

Pence slams report on possible 2020 presidential groundwork

Pence hands over emails from time as Indiana governor

Legal Notice

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

 

Friday, August 4, 2017

Porter County

Park Board solidifies agreement for model railroad at Sunset Hill

Indiana

Indiana soldier among 2 killed in Afghanistan

Police

Valparaiso man dies in dump truck incident

Environment / Indiana

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

DNR tells hunting dates for waterfowl and other birds

DNR seeks bowhunters to count furbearer species

Environment / Community

Flag raised at Dunes Learning Center in honor of Lee Botts

Education

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

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1972 to hold reunion at Street Dance tomorrow

Sports

Stasil wins, but Trojan golfers fall

Obituary

Bonnie Louise Gaffin passes away

Legal Notices

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

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

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

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

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

 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Community

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

Dunes Action meeting set for Tuesday, August 8

Chrissy Hill OD Awareness Benefit Saturday at Frontline

Chalk artists: August 31 deadline for Hooked on Art registration

Porter County Parks host music festival and outdoor activities in August

Porter County

Barking a concern for proposed dog shelter in Liberty Township

Region

Gary airport moves to build new customs building

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Phillip Edward Chase

Services Saturday for Eugene L. Burbach

Services Saturday for Donald Matthew Keane

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Police

Accused slayer of Nicole Gland seeks to suppress statement

CPD releases surveillance images of vape shop theft

Business

NiSource reports $44M net loss in 2Q

Ports of Indiana reports near record cargoes in 2017

Green tech firm eyes ex-Chicago steel mill site

Community

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

Nation / Community

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

Obituary

Services Thursday for Betty Jane Schultz

Legal Notices

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

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

 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Edcuation / Duneland Schools

New after-school STEM program offered at Chesterton Middle School

Region

NICTD preparing to submit West Lake double tracking to FTA

Abortions allowed again at NWI clinic

Porter County

DNR awards rehab design grant for Memorial Opera House

Dog rescue shelter in Liberty Township on County DRC agenda

Police / Traffic

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

Indiana

DNR seeks input on proposed fishing rules

Governor boosting salaries for some in key posts

Business / Labor

Mechanics Local 701 strikes against Chicagoland new car dealerships

Sports

CHS Girls Golf opens season today

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Saturday for Marie Baur Kluth, 102

Memorial service for Dale Engquist is Saturday, August 5

 

Monday, July 31, 2017

Police/Fire/Traffic

Motorcyclist badly injured in 49 crash

New traffic signals from Eastbound I-94 to Eastbound US 20 to be activated

Motorist battered in apparent road rage on 1050N

I-94 roadwork delays CFD arrival at car fire

Multiple charges after State Police traffic stop on US 12

Community

59th annual Chesterton Art Fair set for Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6

VFW Post 2511 celebrating 73 years of service to veterans and community

Babapaloosa lineup includes country and pop artist Jerica Paliga

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Gloria J. Rector, age 92

Jimmie O'Neal Hunter passes away at age 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/073117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Cooks Corner Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/073117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Memorial Elementary.pdf

 

Friday, July 28, 2017

Community / Local History

On the 50th anniversary of the Forrestal disaster Tom Lee honors his brother Bill

Porter County

County Council approves $400,000 for Visitor Center redesign project

Police

Three teens pulled from Lake Michigan off Ogden Dunes beach

Midway worker at the fair accused of molesting girl traveling with carnival

State Police Man seriously injured in I-65 crash

Community

Chesterton Art Center seeks volunteers to help at annual Art Fair

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA sets hearings for shed and porch

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/072817 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-11.pdf

 

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Porter County

Body cameras for Sheriff police get approval from County Council

Business / Steel / Region

Arcelor posts $1.32B net income in the 2nd quarter

Steel imports up 25 percent year to date

Region / Nation

Visclosky uneasy over Defense Department budget bill

Police

State Police investigating officer involved shooting in Michigan City

Indiana / Health

Indiana reports surge in whooping cough cases; vaccinations urged

Indiana

Indiana State Fair dropping thrill ride after Ohio accident

Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart, killing 1 injuring 7

Sports

Pokorney wins Greco Wrestling National Title

Obituaries

Artist Harriett Rex Smith passes away at age 96

Services Saturday for Robert 'Butch' Chaplin

Services Friday for Paul E. Payton

 

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Porter County

Backdoor tax? Whitten rips TIF for diverting revenue and driving up property taxrates

Valpo Police Chief picked to lead merged County E911-Emergency Management department

Town of Chesterton

The bids are in for Gateway Blvd. reconfiguration

Police

County Sheriff Police seize 5 kilos of cocaine on Toll Road

Business / Steel

USS posts earnings of $261 million in 2nd quarter

Community

Duneland YMCA Rocks: A scavenger hunt for families

Elections

Indiana Rep. Luke Messer announces 2018 Senate bid

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/072617 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Double Track Final Engineering.pdf

Legal Notices/072617 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Program Management Services.pdf

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council OKs ordinance requiring CO detectors in all new homes

Community / Elections / Health

Medicare rally draws crowd to Courthouse

Region

Abortion services suspended at northwestern Indiana clinic

Police

PCSP: High-speed pursuit on Oakhill and US 20 leads to charges

PCSP: Teen detained in battery incident at the Porter County Fair

PCSP: Charged with theft at fair's 4-H rabbit exhibit

Local defrauded by Craigslister

Police / Traffic / Indiana

Police say bus driver in triple fatal distracted by ice under feet

Business / Economy

Unemployment rate down statewide but up in the Region

Community / History

World War II aircraft collection to land at Porter County Regional Airport

Lake Michigan

Supporters and foes clash over underwater Mackinac oil pipeline future

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/072517 Mindel Associates Notice of Adoption Town of Dune Acres Re-established CCD Fund.pdf

 

Monday, July 24, 2017

Community

Bike Run and Benefit to aid Shawn Nicola in regaining sight

Town of Chesterton

Failed sewer forces closure of North Calumet Road

Police

Hammond man indicted on child porn charges

Teen dies in off-road vehicle crash

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1970 meets Friday, August 4

Obituaries

Artist Harriett Rex Smith passes away at age 96

Services Wednesday for Ronald Wayne Race, 70

Services Wednesday for Christina Schmidt, 89

Dennis Brown passes away at age 72

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/072417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Cooks Corner Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/072417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Memorial Elementary.pdf

 

Friday, July 21, 2017

Business / Health

Seven Peaks still closed; equipment problems remain

Summer Duneland Chamber Awards

Putting Duneland on the Map: Blake Pieroni and Dunes Birding Fest

Chamber honors Keith Davison and Trooper Steve Caylor

Boys and Girls Club, Fireflies, Fun Zone receive Renovation Awards

New Construction awards: Chesterton and Porter Parks, Serenity Salon and Spa

Business

1st Source Bank posts solid 2Q earnings

Porter County

National Park pass price jump causes attendance spike at Visitor Center

Police / Traffic

'Put The Phone Down' campaign aims to end distracted driving in Indiana

Town of Porter

Porter BZA sets hearing for building permit appeal

Obituary

Gathering of Life is Monday for Bobbie E. Phillippe, Sr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/072117 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Additional Appropriations W. Porter Township Fire Protection Dis.p...

 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Business

Meg McCarel, Dawn Ruge and Mike Anton honored at Chamber Awards

State of the Duneland Chamber: Growing, prospering

Community

Parents As Teachers to hold popular 'Touch a Truck' Saturday

Duneland Schools

Registration for Duneland Schools is underway

CHS Trail Bound makes US history a trek in the wilderness

Porter County

Porter County asked to support Lakeshore Dark Sky designation

Commissioners take step to replace county's ancient software

Elections / Government

Indivisible NWI Chesterton discusses registering and organizing voters here

'Medicare For All' march Monday, July 24 in Valpo

Business / Region

Visclosky supports Buy America amendment

Indiana

Lawsuit settlement means refunds for motorists

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/072017 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. to Porter County Career.pdf

 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Business

Strack and Van Til families' bid for 20 stores gets court OK

Business / Lake Michigan

Metro Ports new bulk terminal facility opened at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Porter County

Porter County Commissioners setting conflict of interest rules for bidding

Town of Chesterton / Community

Chesterton/Porter Kids Fishing Derby again a huge success

Town of Chesterton

Leah Leimbacher is Chesterton Utility's new lab chief

Environment

State NRC bans drones over DNR properties without special license

Calumet Trail in Duneland closed thru October 31 for NIPSCO work

Lake Michigan

Mackinac race wraps up after difficult weather

Police

State Police find 24 pounds of pot in Toll Road stop here

Michigan City girl, 5, dies after hit and run

Sports

State Park to host Softball State Tourney

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071917 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Double Track Final Engineering.pdf

Legal Notices/071917 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Program Management Services.pdf

Legal Notices/071917 Porter County Commissioners Advertisement for Bids Porter County Administration Building Plaza (revised)...

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Police / Community

Rescue groups help Animal Shelter after 98 animals seized

Traffic

RR crossings at 15th and 4th streets to close Sunday for ten days

Environment

Pavilion Partners paying DNR to maintain beach comfort station

Water clean after chemical spill at Burns ditch

Community

Concert and Film Series continues with Tommy Thompson Band and 'Moana'

Obituary

Services Friday for Richard Knutson, 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071817 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for Indiana Pickling and Process Co.pdf

Legal Notices/071817 Town of Dune Acres Corrected Notice to Taxpayers Dune Acres Cumulative Capital Fund.pdf

 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Business

World's largest liquid argon neutrino detector arrives at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Topping off ceremony for new Franciscan Michigan City hospital

Police

Motorcyclist dies in 49 crash

Portage pet store owner charged with animal neglect filthy conditions

Newest probationary officer Ethan Krivak sworn in

Minkler and Kirsch proposed as top Indiana US prosecutors

Indiana

State officials may change school grading system

Indiana appeals ruling blocking part of abortion law

Elections

Indivisible NWI-Chesterton will discuss grassroots organizing

NWI Progresstival July 23 to promote local civic engagement

Senator selling stock in brother's firm after AP ties company to Mexican labor

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1972 sets reunion for Street Dance

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/071717 Clerk-Treasurer Chesterton Town Council Ordinance 2017-07.pdf

 

Friday, July 14, 2017

Community

Chamber Party in the Park coming August 12

Kiwanis and YMCA team for Golf Outing August 11

Police

Second person charged after South Haven meth lab raid

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC getting a lesson in debt limits and bonding power

Burns Harbor Committee awards 14 scholarships

Indiana / Environment

Dunes State Park naturalist Brad Bumgardner hired by Indiana Audubon

NRC to consider rules governing drone use over DNR property Tuesday

Indiana

Senator Donnelly selling stock in brother's firm after AP ties company to Mexican labor

Indiana governor unveils list of road projects funded by tax hikes

Obituaries

Gathering Saturday to remember Leroy 'Lee' Camel

Visitation and Funeral Saturday for Charles J. Wolf, age 54

Visitation and Service Saturday for Creed Earl Tallent, age 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071417 Director of Development Bldg Comm Town of Porter RDC Selling _The Brickyard_.pdf

Legal Notices/071417 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/071417 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/071417 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Community

Chamber announces honorees for summer awards July 19

Chamber to honor Chesterton Park Department for splash pad and new playground

Town of Porter

Porter named 8th safest town in state, Council credits police, citizens

Town of Burns Harbor

Village of Burns Harbor traffic solutions sought

Elections / Indiana

Suit seeks to block Indiana voter data from Trump panel

Police / Traffic

PCSP: One dead in crash at McCool and 875N

Police / Labor / Business

High ranking Teamsters union official charged in Chicago

Obituaries

Visitation and Funeral Saturday for Charles J. Wolf, age 54

Celebration of Life July 22 for Stephen (Steve) Piornack

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071317 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. to Porter County Career.pdf

Legal Notices/071317 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Business

Strack, Van Til families outbid Jewel for 20 Strack grocery stores

Porter County

Porter County Bridge fund increased by Commissioners

Town of Chesterton

DeLaney wants to revisit Chesterton animal control contract

Town of Porter

LeBleu offers help to raise money for Porter Cove playground equipment

Police

Local man charged with child molesting

Meth lab raided in South Haven

Obituary

Services today for Dorothy Jeanne Hoffman

Christine Marie Grcevich passes away at age 28

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071217 Porter County Commissioners Advertisement for Bids Porter County Administration Building Plaza

Legal Notices/071217 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/071217 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Gateway Boulevard Turn Lane Exp Project.pdf

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council extends trash pickup contract

Progress continues on 1100N sidewalk

Education / Duneland Schools

School board OKs $110,000 change order for pavement at bus garage

Dates picked for meetings on 2018 Duneland Schools budget season

Steel / Business / Politics

No decision yet from Trump on steel tariffs

Community

Bark in the Park is Saturday in Thomas Centennial Park

Open Class home economic exhibits for 2017 Porter County Fair accepted Sunday

Lake Michigan / Environment

Search turns up no additional Asian carp in Chicago waterway

Police

State Police: PCSP squad car rear ended on US 20

Obituary

Funeral services Thursday for Vickie Lynn Lipniskis

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071117 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/071117 Town of Dune Acres Corrected Notice to Taxpayers Dune Acres Cumulative Capital Development .pdf

 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Elections / Indiana

State election officials worry about 2018 election security

Indiana

Soliday to serve on summer legislative study committees

Graduation rate changes may hurt high schools in Indiana

Indiana AG: Beware of fake IRS agent phone scam

Indiana lawmakers urge state to learn from I-69 privatization mistake

Police

CPD impounds suspect vehicle in American Legion hit-and-run

Porter PD: Vandal leaves behind blood evidence

ISP: Drinking and driving texting in I-65 accident

Environment

Izaak Walton condemns repeal of Clean Water Rule

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1966 to hold Summer Gathering July 30

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Vickie Lipniskis, age 56

Services Wednesday for Dorothy Jeanne Hoffman

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/071017 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

 

Friday, July 7, 2017

Porter County

County Parks to explore scaling back proposed Sunset Hill activity center

County parks encourages residents to visit and fish at Brookdale Park in Liberty Township

Indiana

Indiana education blueprint open for public comment

Police / Fire

Sheriff's Police release update on drowning investigation

PCSP: Vehicle breakins reported in Liberty Township

Liberty Township Fire Department takes delivery of new pumper

Garbage truck causes backup on I-65 after crash Thursday

Obituaries

Services Monday for Michael Stephen Long

Services Saturday for Thomas S. Hashu, age 58

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070717 Blachly Tabor Bozik & Hartman Notice to Taxpayers White Oak Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Request for Proposal VCS After-School Child Care Program.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Chad Boettcher.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Ariel & Amy Rivera.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Dan Hetrick.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Francel Balon Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Melissa Hylek.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Ralph & Susan Droz.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of TAZ Properties LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Town of Kouts Notice of Hearing on Proposed Rates Kouts Municipal Sewage Works.pdf

Legal Notices/070717 Town of Kouts Notice of Hearing on Proposed Rates Kouts Municipal Water Utility (1).pdf

 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Police

ISP: Gary man seriously hurt in crash with semi on I-94

ISP: Motorist traveling 108 mph on Toll Road arrested on multiple charges

Indiana

Indiana adding 5 sites for opioid addiction treatment

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Thomas S. Hashu, age 58

Private services for Harold M. McCorkel

Mitchell 'Wayne' Bobrowski passes away at age 58

Steven Cohen passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070617 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/070617 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Taxpayers Cumulative Bridge Fund - 2nd Publish.pdf

 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Police

Coroner: 12-year-old boy drowns in Fairhaven Church pool

Porter PD: South Bend man charged with fleeing accident on US 20

Community

New staff announced for Duneland Boys and Girls Club

Indiana

Influential Indiana state Senator Kenley announces retirement

Retirement bittersweet for union leader who challenged Trump

Indiana will likely go to court over online sales tax

Indiana ensures private employers can ask about criminal history

Obituary

Steven Cohen passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070517 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/070517 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Gateway Boulevard Turn Lane Exp Project.pdf

Legal Notices/070517 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Aldi LP, Pikk's Tavern LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/070517 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Hook-SuperX LLC, Rocktim Inc.pdf

 

Monday, July 3, 2017

Community

Family fun, parade and fireworks in Porter on the Fourth of July

Indiana

10 cent fuel tax hike among new Indiana laws taking effect

Police

ISP: Driver and passenger arrested after crash on I-65

Coast Guard along Great Lakes seeing increase in hoax calls

Business / Steel

US Steel completes sale of USS Canada

Nation / Region

Visclosky questions proposed military budget

Lake Michigan / Region

Indiana high court to rule on Lake Michigan beach ownership

Sports

Former Trojan duo competes over weekend at US Swim Nationals

Obituary

Services Thursday for Mary Hecox, age 96

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070317 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Bidders Dune Acres Road Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/070317 Porter County Public Library Systerm Notice to Bidders Valpo Library Parking Lot Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/070317 NICTD Request for Bidders Tie Crane.pdf

Legal Notices/070317 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

 

Friday, June 30, 2017

Holiday Traffic

INDOT says to plan for longer driving times during holiday travels

Toll Road company announces completion of rehab project

Porter County

Porter County elected officials hear plea for open process in allocating government foundation funds

Community

Chamber calls fireworks a success and thanks community partners

Jerica Paglia heads to finals in Big Break singing contest

Environment / Lake Michigan

Central Avenue Beach reopens Saturday

Search of Chicago waterway turns up no Asian carp

Michigan official calls for shutting down pipeline under lakes

Cougar spotted in Michigan is 1st verified in Lower Peninsula

Indiana / Nation

Indiana health chief who backs needle exchanges is Trump surgeon general pick

Obituaries

Clarence 'Skip' Linderman passes away at age 54

Visitation and Service Sunday for Deborah 'Debi' Meyers

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/063017 Blachly Tabor Bozik & Hartman Notice to Taxpayers White Oak Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/063017 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/063017 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Ernest W. Stiller.pdf

Legal Notices/063017 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Jean M. Mondt.pdf

Legal Notices/063017 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-08.pdf

Legal Notices/063017 Town of Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Local Road & Bridge Matching Grant.pdf

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Town of Porter

County investment fund earns 8 percent return in first year

Porter County / Town of Porter

30 day closure order issued to Seven Peaks

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Splash Pad to open Wednesday, July 5

Police / Fire

Fireworks may have caused mobile home fire in Liberty Township

ISP: Man killed in I-65 crash in Jasper

Father showing gun to sons accidentally shoots daughter

Indiana

Federal judge blocks parts of Indiana's new abortion law

Region / Steel

Visclosky urges Trump to investigate impact of steel imports on security

Environment / Great Lakes

Ohio leaders call for release of Asian carp study

Obituary

Services Friday for James P. Shudick

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062917 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Plat Committee Action and Right to Appeal Petition of James and Mary Je...

Legal Notices/062917 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Plat Committee Action and Right to Appeal Petition of Brian Lewandowski...

Legal Notices/062917 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/062917 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-01.pdf

Legal Notices/062917 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-03.pdf

Legal Notices/062917 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-06.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Town of Porter

Effort to sell Porter brickyard property yields no response

Town of Porter officials talk firework safety for 4th of July celebrations

Town of Chesterton

TIF board ready to go out for bid on Gateway reconfiguration

Work continuing on 1100N sidewalk

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate ends season at nationals

Community

Porter Park tells July events at Hawthorne Park

Porter County Parks Department offers programs in July

Police / Traffic

ISP: High speed pursuit in I-65 construction zone

Business / Steel

Steel trade group CEO wants a stronger NAFTA

Business / Politics / Indiana

Indiana's legal fight over state robocall ban ends in victory

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062817 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/062817 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Taxpayers Cumulative Bridge Fund - 1st Publish.pdf

 

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Strong opposition to proposed yard parking ban; no action taken

Apply now for open seat on Chesterton Plan Commission

Ton brings town nonprofit economic development arm out of dormancy

Nation

Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote as support crumbles

Porter County

Porter County's $30 million capital upgrades list includes buying former jail

Hospital still in compliance with tax abatement Council rules

Community

Farmers Market to remain at Coffee Creek Pavilion lot

Business

Horizon Bank converts to state chartered status

Class Reunions

CHS fifth annual Mini Reunion seeking registrations for July 6

CHS Class of 1967 reunion committee seeking classmates

Obituaries

Cathy Dell (Martin) Cox passes away

Memorial visitation Saturday for Wendy E. Worley

Draga Julovich passes away at age 94

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062717 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Police / Traffic

Chesterton man dies in motorcycle crash

PCSP: Driver dies after hitting Kouts Police car

Business

Steel imports up in May and year-to-date

NIPSCO and United Way looking to help local veterans

Indiana

45 Indiana taxes and fees increased during legislative session

Obituaries

Sharon Sue Carpenter Anderson passes away at age 64

Services Wednesday for Jennifer Sue Sisco

Services Wednesday for Christopher A. Barton, 23

Memorial Service Sunday for Arthur Lewis Studebaker

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062617 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Discovery Charter Food Operation and Manage.pdf

Legal Notices/062617 NICTD Request for Bidders Admin. Building Improvement Project.pdf

Legal Notices/062617 NICTD Request for Bidders Overhaul HVAC Systems 1.pdf

Legal Notices/062617 NICTD Request for Bidders Tie Crane.pdf

Legal Notices/062617 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Bidders Dune Acres Road Improvements.pdf

 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA approves petition for 'escape room' in The Factory

Environment / Great Lakes

Live Asian carp found near Lake Michigan

Town of Porter / Community

Porter PD: Planning to see the fireworks? Get a flyer first

Health Department says 11 kids who visited Seven Peaks treated for chlorine

Indiana

Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks pharmacy robberies

Indiana ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Police

ISP: Passenger ejected from car when it rolls in I-65 crash

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Charles Michael Bartholomew

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062317 Harrris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Adoption Beverly Shores CC Fund Re-established.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Ernest W. Stiller.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Jean M. Mondt.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-08.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-09.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-10.pdf

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Ground breaks on Phase II of the Westchester-Liberty Trail

Community

Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County and NWI announce merger

Logan Bell earns Eagle Scout rank

4th annual Burns Harbor Footloose 5k RunWalk at Lakeland Park Saturday

Porter County

Tourism board talks cuts in order to support County venues

Business / Steel / Region

Steel Caucus urges President Trump to support use of US steel in naval builds

Environment

Bill would require Trump Administration to release Asian carp study to the public

Rain barrel grant awarded to developer of Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Phelim Cyril Cafferty, Sr.

Services Saturday for Carolyn Elizabeth Gray

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062217 Ordinance 17-07_Legal Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-01.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-02.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-03.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-04.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-06.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Community

Family fun at Hawthorne Park on the Fourth of July

Annual Midsummer celebration on Saturday at Chellberg Farm

Concert and Film: Music by Lee Murdock, movie 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Friday

Town of Chesterton

Utility Board denies request from apartment developer for lower tap-on fees

Public hearings for 'escape rooms', pool on Chesterton BZA agenda

Education

CHS Speech and Debate advances four at Nationals

Debate heats up over teaching climate change in US schools

700 ISTEP scores tossed after students allowed to use calculators

Business / Region

New bulk stevedore company named at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Indiana

Senator Young urges global pandemic preparedness

State's top doctor urges vigilance on tick diseases

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Bertha Schuffert, 88

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062117 Town of Chesterton Notice of Adoption CCD Fund Reestablished.pdf

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Business

Seven Peaks Waterpark closed by Health Department

State, regional, local jobless rates continue to improve

Environment

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

First water quality advisories of season issued for beaches here

Porter County

County gets good news on interest rates

Indiana

Car accidents spike during I-69 construction in Indiana

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Bertha Schuffert, 88

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Police / Traffic

Lane closures on 49 this week from Toll Road to US 12

Police say Illinois semi driver was drunk in Toll Road crash

Education

Registration open now for New Vistas High School in Portage

Environment / Community

DNR Fish and Wildlife to discuss urban wildlife at 18th annual Naturepalooza

Indiana

Indiana Christian school at center of voucher debate

INDOT takes over delayed I-69 Section 5 after private Development Partners fail

Indiana to pay firm $100k to handle Pence email requests

Indiana Attorney General says beware of Tobacco Master Settlement scam

Sports

CHS Athletic Trainer Bernie Stento honored by National Athletic Trainers Association

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Mary 'Matzie' Stipanovich

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061917 NICTD Request for Bidders Admin. Building Improvement Project.pdf

Legal Notices/061917 NICTD Request for Bidders Overhaul HVAC Systems 1.pdf

Legal Notices/061917 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Petition of Mariam's Meadow.pdf

 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS announces Top Ten students of Class of 2017

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Elevated structure to replace Trail 2 boardwalk at Indiana Dunes State Park

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission vacates Jeff Ton's seat

Region

South Shore fare hike and schedule changes take effect on July 1

Porter County

County Animal Shelter to give public tours of new facility June 24

Police / Traffic

ISP: Raised dump trailer hits overpass on I-94

Community

Operation Christmas Child workshops offered in area

Indiana

High temperatures blamed for damage to roadways in Indiana

Pence hires outside legal counsel

Sports

Penny Lawrence earns awards at Warsaw Aqua Mile Open Water Swim

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061617 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Ernest W. Stiller.pdf

Legal Notices/061617 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Jean M. Mondt.pdf

Legal Notices/061617 Porter County Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Police / Fire

Burns Harbor home extensively damaged in attic fire; no one hurt

CFD: Gas line ruptured by digger in Morgans Corner

Porter County

County to start fund for foundation interest earnings

Porter County Parks Foundation to elect officers at annual meeting June 21

Environment / Health / Indiana

Indiana girl who died after tick bite had spotted fever

Indiana

Indiana man ordered to stop harassing a lawmaker

Sports

Mitch Davis finishes 20th at State Golf Finals

Obituary

Services Friday for Frank Edmonds, Jr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061517 Portage Township Schools Notice to Taxpayers 2017-2018 Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/061517 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Rainy Day Fund $150,000.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners ask: What is the return on anti-drug spending

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton contract with Able Disposal expires at end of year

Town Council told How and where to recycle in Duneland

Environment / Lake Michigan

Great Lakes levels expected to be highest in decades

Town of Porter

Porter approves plow truck purchase; road bids too high

Police / Fire

Garage on South Calumet burns to the ground today

Community

Register now for Lightning Bug Shiny Hiney run/walk July 2

Burns Harbor 4th annual Footloose 5K event offers activities for all ages June 24

Indiana

Local State Rep Scott Pelath joins Governor Holcomb on European trade mission

Judge hears challenge to Indiana abortion limits for minors

Sports

Mitch Davis opens State Golf Finals with 78

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Dogwood Parks new playground equipment now open to kids

Council makes reduced donations for fireworks and Family 4th Fest

Report: Chesterton RR quiet zone could cost $2 million

Environment

Shirley Heinze adds 70 acres to Meadowbrook preserve

Police

Chesterton Police school resource officers commended; two newest hires sworn in

Two Chicago men sentenced in federal court for passing counterfeit currency

Community

Rotary International and Gates Foundation partner in efforts to eradicate polio

Obituary

Services Friday for Thomas Edward Bush

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Police

Proposed ordinance would ban parking in yards in Chesterton

Wireless stores here burglarized in coordinated smash and grab

Zip Foods robbery suspect identified

Porter County

Commissioners to discuss fund for Foundation earnings

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate team members to perform for community Tuesday as they prepare for nationals

Region

South Shore rerouting could take residents' homes at South Bend

Indiana

Governor names judge to state Supreme Court

Obituary

Jerred Steven Halsey passes away at age 34

Obituaries

Legal Notices/061217 Director of Development - Bldg Comm Notice to Bidders RDC Brickyard Economic Development Project.pdf

Legal Notices/061217 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Beverly Shores Re-establish CCD Fund.pdf

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Region / Transportation

INDOT moves toward tolls on I-65, I-94, I-70

RDA commits annual $3M for 20 years to fund NICTD double tracking

Town of Burns Harbor

ArcelorMittal tax funds eyed to help picnic shelters in Burns Harbor parks

Burns Harbor RDC president eyes bonding for projects

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board: Duneland Soccer to host championship at Dogwood on Sunday

Indiana / Politics

Canvassers charged with fraudulent voter registrations

Sports

Davis advances to State Finals in golf

Obituary

Patricia Ann Sebring passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Barry & Theresa Olsen.pdf

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jean Reeves & Miranda Saldana.pdf

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jonathan & Anna Kraft.pdf

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Police

Two found dead in van in the Chesterton BP parking lot

Town of Chesterton

New park splash pad could open on July 4

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council gives police discretion to put stop signs in Village

Police

ISP: Trucker rolls rig on I-65 off ramp at Lowell

Porter PD expects to release name of robbery suspect today

Know the state and local regulations for use of fireworks

Indiana

Indiana expands pre-K pilot to 15 more counties for 2018-2019

Four 'D' and 'F' Indiana schools win reprieve to add voucher students

Obituaries

Services Friday for Avery Elizabeth Nixon, age 2

Kimberly Krieter passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060817 Gregory Babcock Town of Chesterton BZA Notice of Hearing Petition of Pierre Lauzon and Kristine L. Lauzo...

Legal Notices/060817 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton Cum. Cap. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/060817 Robert Ring Twon of Chesterton BZA Notice of Hearing Petition of William Bennett.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Region

South Shore derailment on Metra track vexes rush hour

Police / Emergency

PCSP: Toddler drowns in Jackson Township swimming pool

Person of interest in Zip Foods robbery in custody thanks to public vigilance

Three die in head-on accident on Indiana 8

Duneland Schools

New teachers and staff incoming at Duneland Schools for 2017-2018 school year

School Board hears of college savings account program for 1st graders

Yost School program receives $2,500 from Town of Porter RDC

Indiana

State may reclaim control of privatized I-69 project

Obituary

Memorial Service Friday for Stella Markovich

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Community

WWII vet Anthony Condeni awarded French Legion of Honor

Winners of CWC 66th annual Art Show announced at reception Sunday

YMCA announces pool opening

Police

Porter Zip Foods robbed at gunpoint

Valparaiso man dies in accident on US 30

Duneland Schools

School board says goodbye to Superintendent Dave Pruis

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Steel groups look to modernize NAFTA

Obituary

Services Friday, June 16 for Theodore P. Prange

Dale Engquist, former chief of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, dies

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060617 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jill C. Chitwood.pdf

 

Monday, June 5, 2017

Education

Class of 2017 unleashed in Friday ceremony

'One County One Protocol' program presented to school safety specialists

Dunelanders attend and teach at 4-star Saint Paul Catholic School

Town of Porter

Town of Porter seeks bids for 2017 road projects

Porter County

Park board to seek Aukiki Park funding in 2018 budget

Police / Traffic

ISP: Woman child ejected in I-65 crash

Sports

Trojan Boys track team finishes a CHS-best 4th at State Finals

CHS Girls Track ends season at State Finals

Chesterton Boys Golf finishes 2nd at Sectional,moves on to Regionals

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Lynn Ellen Nelson

Cheryl K. Fisher passes away at age 72

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060517 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Beverly Shores Re-establish CCD Fund.pdf

 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Education

CHS students compete well in national Catholic Forensic League tournament

Business

US Bankruptcy Trustee objects to the Jewel 'stalking horse' deal

NIPSCO urges storm preparedness

Police

Local man charged with child exploitation

Sinkhole found on West Morgan Avenue

Porter PD seeks white Infiniti in hit-and-run

Environment

Porter County Izaak Walton gets grant to restore wetland

Obituaries

Services Monday for Donald 'Spike' McCoole

Services Tuesday for Matthew T. Pappas

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060217 Director of Development - Bldg Comm Notice to Bidders RDC Brickyard Economic Development Project.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 IDEM Notice of 30-Days NIPSCO - Bailly Generating Station.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Christopher Thornton.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John Harrington.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Josh Zimmer.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of LaLonde Person Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Michael Morgan.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Randall and Sandra Smith.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Sherri Hart.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Thornton and Hollingsworth Jr.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Tiffany Bley.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Beauty Creek Watershed High School Detention.pdf

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Education

CHS Music Department Awards Night honors music standouts

Police

Don Johnson jury trial set for Nov. 7

Coroner Harris issues Fentanyl warning

Community

A crisis in Porter County, A Guest Commentary backing funding for the Caring Place

Apply now for Fourth of July parade in Porter

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Visclosky backs review of impact of steel imports on security

Sports

Brunt is winner of James W. Arvin Award

Kelly Grassel completes collegiate golf career; pro golf is next

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060117 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton Cum. Cap. Fund.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Education

Both Liberty schools and St Patrick School earn four star rating

Environment / Indiana Dunes / Business

Work expected to resume on Pavilion remodel in September

Police / Traffic

Trucker dies in I-94 crash east of 421; traffic snarled in the area

Traffic

US 6 closure delayed to Monday, June 5

Indiana

Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feet

Sports

Owen Hallas and Cara Kroeger are CHS Athletes of the Year

CHS Spring Sports honor Student Athletes

Trojan Softball falls in Regional

Obituary

David A. Willis passes away at age 86

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/053117 Notice of Public Hearing Town of Porter, Rainy Day Fund; Cum. Cap..pdf

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Community

Lee, Taylor, Thorstad, Butz, Winey: CHS memorial honors and remembers

Chamber seeking nominations for annual awards luncheon

Police

Prosecutor Portage officer acted in self defense in fatal shooting

Town of Chesterton

Escape room proposed for Factory building in Chesterton

Indiana / Lake Michigan / Environment

Indiana Supreme Court takes up Lake Michigan property rights case

Business

Ground breaks on Eagle Crossing apartments at Coffee Creek Center

Sports

Trojans fall to 7th inning rally

Duneland Soccer registration tonight

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Robert Joseph Klikus, 27

Arthur W. Goodwin passes away at age 96

Services Wednesday for Kent Stumpf, age 86

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/053017 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice Gelsosomo's Pizzeria, Pat's Liq...

Legal Notices/053017 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice Tony's Place, Lutheran Univ. As...

 

Friday, May 26, 2017

Community

Veteran Bob Bergren recalls Korean War, his Honor Flight

Police

Impersonating charge filed in Kingsbury incident

Town of Chesterton

Calumet Road duplex gets two variances; BZA approves CR 100E garage

Sports

Trojan Boys sprint to regional track title

CHS Softball gets plenty of offense, trounces Valpo for Sectional title

Nabhan wins Girls Tennis Sectional Title

Chesterton Baseball wins Sectional opener

Valparaiso University to join Missouri Valley Conference

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052617 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Exempt General Operating Refer. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/052617 Porter County Commissioners Office Airport Authority Board.pdf

Legal Notices/052617 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Beauty Creek Watershed High School Detention.pdf

 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Board votes 5-0 to hire Dr. Ginger Bolinger as next Duneland Schools superintendent

Duneland honors teacher and staff retirees

Community

Pancake breakfast fundraiser for Peyton Moore is Saturday, May 27

Lakefront fireworks event on June 29; donations still needed

Business / Steel / Region

No profit sharing at ArcelorMittal USA

Arcelor USW testify steel imports threaten US security

Traffic

INDOT tells lane restrictions in effect over holiday weekend

Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf finishes 2nd at Duneland Conference meet

Obituaries

Memorial Service Wednesday, May 31 for Ella Lyndell Frum

William 'Bill' Hudson passes away at age 53

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Porter County

Porter County officials dedicate new animal shelter; grand opening is May 30

Traffic

Correction: US 6 to be closed between 500E and Mander Road

Chesterton High School

CHS 2017 graduation Friday, June 2 at gym or stadium weather permitting

Town of Porter

Porter Council donates to Family 4th Fest, considers plow truck purchase

Town of Chesterton

Town Council finds the cost of engineering RR quiet zones higher than expected

Schnadenberg O'Dell get high marks from state grant program scorers

Police

DNR reports possible Conservation Officer impersonator at Kingsbury FWA

BBB: Beware of NIPSCO service rep impersonators

Sports

Heideman punches State ticket at Track Regional

Chesterton Softball moves on to Sectional Finals

Trojan Boys Golf beats Portage 158-184

Obituary

Services Saturday in Oklahoma for Kenneth Kenny Vale

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052417 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Rainy Day Fund; Cum. Cap..pdf

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Traffic

Correction: US 6 to be closed between 500E and Mander Road

Duneland Schools / Education

State champion CHS Speech and Debate program honors participants

CHS graduate Mikaela Meyer named a 2017 Truman Scholar

Town of Chesterton

No agreement on town ambulance contract

Council still refusing to make fireworks donation

Police

Special prosecutor named in case of deputy accused of sexual misconduct

Health / Environment

Worst tick season ever projected; be mindful of Lyme disease

Business / Economy

Unemployment rates continue to plummet locally and regionally

Porter County

Tourism hosts UK agents and prepares for holiday

Youth / Nation

Girl Scouts name new CEO a Brownie turned rocket scientist

Sports

Trojans win Softball Sectional opener over Michigan City

 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Business

EasyDial breaks ground for high tech medical plant in Chesterton; 100 jobs

Water company to pursue two major main projects in Porter

Community / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools to dedicate Veterans Memorial at CHS stadium

Community

Committees announced for annual Chesterton Woman's Club Art Show

Sports

Trojan Baseball beats South Dearborn

CHS Boys VB fall in Regional final

Obituary

Services Thursday for Allen K. Flatz

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052217 Indiana American Water $550,000 to Replace Aging Infrastructure.pdf

Legal Notices/052217 Jim Zimmer Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Pleasant Township Development.pdf

Legal Notices/052217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. for Central Elem. School.pdf

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Duneland Schools

Social media attack on newly named school superintendent bleeds into Duneland

Porter County

County starts guardianship program for seniors; Sheriff's pension approved

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission OKs Easton Park ribbon curb; senior living center to break ground

Police

ISP Trooper saves life of driver having heart attack in Porter

Sports

Chesterton Boys 2nd at Track Sectional

Chesterton Softball travels to Lowell wins 6-4

Obituaries

Thomas Edward Bush passes away at age 77

George Peter Dragovich passes away at age 74

Celebration of Life Sunday for Donald F. Hedg

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS District Wide Fire Alarm Project Phase 2.pdf

Legal Notices/051917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temperature Control Project Phase 2.pdf

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Porter County

Bait and switch? South County RR plan morphs into something much bigger

Oversight of animal control shifting from sheriff to county shelter director

Chesterton High School

CHS newspaper and year book staff honored

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifes on imports of steel rebar

Police

Liberty man charged with attempted child molesting

Semi hauling honey overturns on I-65 ramp

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball blows away LaPorte to claim share of DAC title

Trojan Softball beats Hanover Central

CHS Girls fall in Tennis Sectional

Obituary

Memorial service Saturday for Sara Patricia Cummings of Arizona

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Porter County

Caring Place turns to County for funding; Council pushes for action

Commissioners and Council OK hospital money for 2017 ambulance contract

Duneland Schools

Dr. Ginger Bolinger is pick to lead Duneland Schools

Incoming superintendent Ginger Bolinger aims to maintain schools' 'greatness'

Town of Chesterton

Apartment developers seeking lower tap-on fees from Utility Service Board

Community

4th Street Theater to present musical 'Sunset Boulevard'

Environment / Outdoors

State Natural Resources Commission proposes changes to fisheries rules

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls finish 2nd in Track Sectional

Trojan Boys Golf beats Valparaiso

CHS Softball works extra for win

Chesterton Baseball beats LaPorte

Trojan Tennis wins Sectional opener

Obituary

Celebration of Life July 9 for Virginia Jean Phillips

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS seniors honored on their night scholarship winners named

Business

Jewel says no plans to close Strack stores

ArcelorMittal reports that automakers are using more steel as quality improves

Library

Clarification: WPL nonresident fees don't apply to County Library users

Police / Fire

Burns Harbor cat rescue home damaged in fire most cats believed safe

Town of Chesterton

Drainage project in alley completed

Sports

CHS Softball holds on to beat KV

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051617 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Business

Jewel bids $100M for Strack stores including Chesterton

USS contesting fine in Gary Works death

Region

NICTD eyes eastbound rush hour schedule changes

NICTD board okays final West Lake route

Library Board

Library Board renews nonresident fee, ponders next step of Vision 2037

Police

Two new Chesterton Police officers sworn in today

Chesterton High School

WDSO radio students honored at ceremony

Sports

CHS Boys Golf finishes 3rd at Uebele Invite

Chesterton Softball beats Highland 5-2

Trojan Girls Tennis falls 3-2 to Culver Academy

CHS Baseball falls to Highland

Obituary

Lois Corrine Krone passes away at age 93

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051517 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

Legal Notices/051517 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Adoption Town of Burns Harbor CCD Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/051517 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. for Central Elem. School.pdf

 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC planning gateway park at Westport site

Burns Harbor Council reaches agreement with Villages developer

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal posts 1Q profit of 1 billion

Local History / Lake Michigan

Team seeks funding to solve 30-year Indiana Dunes plane crash mystery

Police

Local man to serve 24 years on federal child sex charge

Nation

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Indiana / Environment

Natural Resources Commission to meet Tuesday in Indy

Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf beats Lake Central and Merrillville

CHS Girls Tennis falls at Portage 4-1

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051217 Harris Welsh Lukmann An Ordinance of the Town of Chesterton Ordinance No. 2017-05.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Angelo & Nichole Papachronis.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Benjamin David Cooper.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of David & Cristina Bobrowski.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Diana Harwood.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Faith Memorial Lutheran Church.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jarnecke James Living Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS District Wide Fire Alarm Project Phase 2.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temperature Control Project Phase 2.pdf

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Traffic

Indiana 49 north of US 20 to close as INDOT revisits ooze problem

Local History / Lake Michigan

Team seeks funding to solve 30-year Indiana Dunes plane crash mystery

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council ponies up $2,500 for fireworks; raises CCD rate

Business

Mario Longhi out as CEO of US Steel

US Steel fined $14,000 for Indiana steelworker's death

Strack owner sites online competition, changing consumer tastes in bankruptcy

Indiana

APNewsBreak: City pays Indiana congressman's wife $20K month

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Track finishes runnerup at suspended DAC Meet

Torres, CHS Baseball shut out Michigan City

Trojan Softball beats Michigan City 18-0

Obituary

Services Saturday for Chadwick Lee Brooks

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051117 D J Repairs Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John and Susan Essany.pdf

Legal Notices/051117 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jason Robinson.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Community

Coffee Creek Farmers Market begins today on Sidewalk Road

Letter Carriers Food Drive this Saturday

Town of Porter

Appraisals received for Porter Brickyard; RDC looks to sell property

Environment / Community

Dunes Learning Center brings livestock back to Chellberg Farm

Sports

Peterson and Chesterton no-hit Michigan City

Chesterton Softball rolls to 12-1 victory

CHS boys golf team wins twice

Trojan Girls finish 6th at DAC Track Meet

Trojan Tennis falls 3-2 at Valparaiso

Obituary

Celebration of Life Saturday for Duane Arthur Clouse, Sr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051017 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Deer Run Apartments LLC.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS honors academic competition standouts

CHS to host 44th annual All That Jazz Saturday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton still balking at fireworks donation

Town Code amended: Tree services must now remove debris themselves

Porter County

County eyes cost sharing replacement program for drainage culverts

Region / Community

Chesterton native promoted to Legislative Director for Rep Visclosky

Police

ISP and Toll Road honor three fallen public servants

Charged with trafficking at Michigan City State Prison

Sports

Trojan Baseball beats Merrillville

Obituary

Shirley Ann Atherton passes away at age 77

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Indiana

Lawmakers bail out Pence with $5.5M for bicentennial projects

College set for closure holds emotional final commencement

Email paints dismal picture of Holy Cross College finances

Indiana high court: Immigration status inadmissible at trial

Police

Inmate believed escaped captured, never left prison

ISP: Semi crash this a.m. on I-94 in Lake County

ISP: Semi rollover on I-65 forces detour onto Indiana 10

ISP: Traffic stop in MC leads to firearms charges

CFD: Four injured in overturned vehicle on 94

Porter PD: Local charged after high speed pursuit through town

Obituaries

Nelly Koladin passes away

Celebration of Life Saturday for Keith Fitzpatrick

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050817 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2017 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050817 ATG Real Estate Development Notice of Public Hearing Easton Park Planned Unit Development District.pdf

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Porter County

Model railroad display finds home at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Porter County Parks and Rec presents programs for May

Police

Upper Deck Lounge has been closed

PCSP: Two injured in propane tanker accident on Indiana 2; CFD responds

Nation

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Business / Environment

Arcelor partnering with Wildlife Habitat Council to plant trees on industrial sites

Sports / Community

Michelle LaFreniere to umpire at Little League Softball World Series

Obituary

Norrita 'Rita' Kistler passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050517 Harris Welsh and Lukmann Notice of Public Meeting Proposed Superintendent Contract.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Auditor Notice of Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Melissa Grcich.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Stephen & Jennifer Jacobs.pdf

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Mt. Baldy Beach, but not the Dune, to reopen this summer

Business / Economy

Strack Van Til's owner files for bankruptcy; stores still open

Community

STEM learning in YMCA after school programs

Town of Chesterton

Concrete poured for new Chesterton Park splash pad

Indiana

New Indiana law will require helmets for all minors on ATVs

Police

DOC: Fatal fire at State Prison was accidental

Sports

Trojan Softball outlasts Valparaiso 7-6

CHS Girls Tennis beats Andrean 4-1

Chesterton Baseball beats Merrillville 10-1

Obituary

Stella Markovich passes away at age 89

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Vince Arizzi is Dunelandís next music director

Erik Ralph named 2017 Indiana Academic All-Star

CHS Wind Ensemble captures ISSMA Gold

Community

BreeAnna Suitor 2017 Exchange Club ACE Award winner

Police

Man charged with Ogden Dunes arson murder to make insanity defense

Indiana

Indiana governor signs bill aimed at dimming solar incentive

Moseley rips Toll Road rate hike

Business

NiSource reports solid 1Q net income

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Portage

Trojan Boys edge Merrillville in track

CHS Tennis beats Michigan City

Chesterton Lacrosse wins twice

CHS Girls Track falls

Obituaries

Lucille Emoline Wheeler passes away at age 90

Visitation and funeral Friday for Phillip Goodloe, age 65

Celebration of Life Sunday for Kenneth J Matuszak

Services Friday for Larry Ray Carney

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050317 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers BH Proposal of Cumulative Capital Dev. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/050317 MAP (Midwest Advertising Placements) Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC The Course at Aberdeen.pdf

Legal Notices/050317 MAP (Midwest Advertising Placements) Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Pilot Travel Centers.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

IPad integration plan rolling out at Duneland Schools

CHS Building Trades class to build manufactured home next to soccer field

Region / Economy / Traffic

Toll Road users: Ttop up your EZPass; tolls to spike June 1

Community

Cash prizes and great exposure for artists in Hooked on Art Festival

Yesterdays Treasures celebrates 30 years of antiques and art this weekend

Police / Fire

PCSP: Driver injured in rollover on Indiana 2

Another fire at Bailly Generating on Monday

Indiana

Indiana court ends lawyers legal quest for Pence emails

Environment / Great Lakes

Budget deal calls for releasing Asian carp prevention report

Obituaries

Services Friday for Larry Ray Carney

Service Saturday for Randal L. Skalku, 53

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050217 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2017 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment.pdf

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

Police / Fire / Emergency / Traffic

Repave of Indiana 49 begins between here and Valpo

Another fire at NIPSCO Bailly Generating Station

PFD: Girl passes out on Trail 8 at Dunes State Park

Duneland escapes the heaviest rains

Indiana

Indiana governor signs education bills into law

Indiana Governor Holcomb faces deadline on divisive bills

Town of Chesterton

Duplex and garage advance to public hearings by Chesterton BZA

Business / Environment / Lake Michigan

USS Midwest Plant continues in compliance in the wake of chemical spill

Sports

Chesterton Baseball scores early and often to beat Hobart

Obituary

Services Tuesday for infant Taggart Max Phair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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