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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Community

4th Street Theater presents 'The Primary English Class'

Region

Federal grant awarded to Burns Harbor Port for expansion work

Police / Fire

DNR: Canoeist still missing on Long Lake

More info released on Jackson manhunt suspect

Elections / Indiana

Suit: Indiana Secretary of State office broke election law

Indiana / Region

Chuck Williams named to Indiana Bond Bank board

Indiana

Indiana panel avoids specifics on handgun licensing changes (Updated)

Environment / Weather

Science Says winter is coming, but later than in the past

Business

Norfolk Southern Railway sues over millions of rail ties it calls defective

Indiana American Water warns against improper drug disposal

Obituary

Edward Wineland passes away at age 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/103117 Clerk-Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers of Proposed Additional App. City of Portage Additional Appropriation...

 

Monday, October 30, 2017

Police / Fire

Valparaiso canoeist missing on Long Lake

Valpo man sentenced in child pornography case

High speed pursuit Sunday on Indiana 49

Porter County

Attorney Jeffrey Clymer named to succeed Judge Bill Alexa

Business / Steel

Steel Caucus wants Trump to expedite import investigation

Region

South Shore bike program ends season on Tuesday

Indiana

Indiana panel avoids specifics on handgun licensing changes

Holcomb: Leave Indianapolis' I-465 out of interstate tolling study

Sports

Bullock medals at girls cross country State Finals; Trojans 16th

Kintzele takes 7th at State Finals, CHS 20th

Turnovers doom CHS Football in Sectional opener

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/103017 Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Transaction Power Substation.pdf

 

Friday, October 27, 2017

Porter County

Porter County Council passes 2018 budgets with salary raises

Community

CPD urges careful trick or treating 5:30 - 7:30 pm Tuesday, October 31

Hall-oween Trick or Treat at CHS on Monday, October 30

Town of Chesterton

BZA grants lot coverage variance on Jefferson Avenue

Police

Manhunt Thursday in Jackson Township

Local man charged with child molestation

Region / Economy

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor having banner year

Obituary

Service Sunday for Robert Lee 'Bob' Engelhardt

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102717 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD RR Highway Traffic Gate Mechanisms.pdf

Legal Notices/102717 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Twin Creeks Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/102717 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Indian Boundary Conservancy Dist. Board of Dir..pdf

 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Local History

Historical Society program: Burns Harbor at 50, a town of contradictions

Community

Duneland YMCA and Franciscan Health partner to provide better health services

Porter County

Porter County reviews Liberty commercial project

Town of Chesterton

Construction of town's fiber optic network may begin this year

Region / Environment

Dunes Action urges folks to email opposition to Pavilion project to DNR

NIRPC seeks federal grant to complete Marquette Greenway

Indiana

Indiana AGs Office victim of spoofers phishing scam

Business

Steel imports down in September, up 20 percent in 2017

Obituaries

Services Friday for Amera Abu hakmeh, 17

Services Saturday for Edward F. Sulicz

Services Saturday for Thomas Earl Isaacs, 80

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102617 Clerk-Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Stormwater User Fees Rate Change.pdf

Legal Notices/102617 Midwest Advertising Placements ATC Notice Great Lakes Food Dist. Company.pdf

Legal Notices/102617 Midwest Advertising Placements ATC Notice Rosewood Restaurant Corp..pdf

Legal Notices/102617 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Title and Closing Services.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Police / Fire

CHS mourns Amera Abuhakmeh, 17

Two charged in fatal Portage hit and run

Town of Porter

Porter Cove resident to council 'Town of Porter can do better

Porter Town Council moves forward on 2018 salaries; insurance costs to rise

Town of Chesterton

Gino's Steakhouse to move into old Applebee's

Porter County

Porter County Tax Sale results in $1.8 million collected in delinquent taxes

Indiana / Great Lakes / Environment

Indiana Senators Young and Donnelly call for 300M for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Obituaries

Evia Mae Johnston passes away at age 102

John Paul Stewart passes away at age 44

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/102517 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Refurbished Ballast Cars.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Police / Fire

CHS students dies in US 20 accident today

Town of Chesterton

Combined sewer overflow event at wastewater plant on Monday

Forester finds recent tree trimming in the Tamarack subdivision 'appropriate'

Leaf collection in town begins Monday

Chesterton High School

Trojan Guard is 7th at State

Economy

Indiana jobless rate rises in September; here it mostly falls

Environment

Future of king salmon uncertain in Great Lakes

EPA keeps scientists from speaking about report on climate

Indiana

Poll: Majority approve of 10-cent Indiana fuel tax increase

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102417 Clerk-Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers of Proposed Additional App. City of Portage Additional Appropriation...

Legal Notices/102417 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice 669 North County Road 500 East.pdf

 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Police / Fire

Porter home badly damaged in fire

Pedestrian dead in US 20 hit and run

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate team has strong start on season

Community

Duneland Chamber's annual Trick or Treat Downtown on Friday, October 27

Indiana

Indiana eyes strategic plan for interstate highway tolls

Indiana high school students could get graduation credit for jobs

Governor says change resistant Indiana should think globally

Indiana / Elections

Indiana lawmakers look into expanding voter access

Business / Economy

Gas prices up in Gary, down across the country

Sports

Kintzele second; Trojan Boys cross country qualifies for State Finals

Chesterton Girls Cross Country breaks State drought

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102317 Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Transaction Power Substation.pdf

Legal Notices/102317 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Ties.pdf

Legal Notices/102317 Porter County Highway Department Notice of Receiving Bids PoCo Highway Dept. Government Facilities.pdf

Legal Notices/102317 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice of Adoption VCS Capital Projects Fund.pdf

 

Friday, October 20, 2017

Obituaries

Chesterton Tribune Publisher Elizabeth Betty Canright, 90, was active in community

Service Saturday for David Allen Yoder, 68

Town of Chesterton

Town planners debate commercial/industrial or residential for Crocker

Road cuts for proposed Fifth Street duplex project still concern planners

Porter County

County Council to consider $1.2M in hospital proceeds for 800MHg radios

Business / Region

1st Source reports record profits in the third quarter

Environment / Region

Toxic sediment dredging resumes at Indiana Harbor Ship Canal

History / Steel

Artists look to preserve Bethlehem Steel on canvas

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102017 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Kipper Park Project.pdf

Legal Notices/102017 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Waskom Park Project.pdf

Legal Notices/102017 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-17.pdf

Legal Notices/102017 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-18.pdf

Legal Notices/102017 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-19.pdf

Legal Notices/102017 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-20.pdf

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Local History / Community

Historical Society meets tonight to hear history of Burns Harbor

Cemetery restoring stones in original burial ground

Duneland Schools

What parents need to know about winter school closings and delays

Town of Porter

Porter BZA grants variance for upstairs apartment

Business / Health / Economy / Washington

Uncertainty reigns ahead of new health care signup period

Obituaries

Tribune Publisher Elizabeth 'Betty' Canright services pending

Memorial Service Tuesday for Dorothy Jones Covert

Service Friday for Edith H. Link, 93

 

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Duneland Schools / Chesterton High School

CHS Music and Drama to present Little Shop of Horrors November 17-19

Duneland students: Design a holiday card in first ever contest

Town of Chesterton

Town MS4 program up for IDEM review in 2018

Utility board accepts Easton Park lift station

Police

Dump in up position hits bridge on I-65 in Lake

Trail Creek body identified

Business

Negotiators give up hope of rewriting NAFTA this year

Indiana

Judge rules Indiana sex offender class violates Constitution

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101817 Clerk-Treasurer Town of Chesterton Ordinance No. 2017-14.pdf

Legal Notices/101817 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Refurbished Ballast Cars.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Sports / Region

South Shore to run extra east bound train after Cubs games

Nation

Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation

Department of Interior officials vow to change culture of harassment

Police

Two injured and driver cited in crash on Indiana 49

Authorities say man may be linked to 100 thefts and burglaries

Body recovered from Trail Creek in Michigan City

Elections

Sheriff Dave Reynolds to seek reelection

Business / Tech

Researchers discover vulnerability affecting WiFi

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Jean Lynn McGroarty

Service Friday for Edith H. Link, 93

Services Saturday for Richard C. Locke

Memorial visitation Thursday for Fredric 'Fred' Barbian

 

Monday, October 16, 2017

Police

Motorcyclist killed in crash at Ameriplex

PCSP: Card skimmers at Luke's One Stop in Liberty Township

Environment / Region

National Park Service schedules five prescribed burns

Indiana

Indiana scholarships fail to attract diverse teachers

Elections

Rokita trails GOP pack in most recent Senate fundraising

Sports

Chesterton Football beats Merrillville 14-7

CHS girls team, Bullock 2nd in cross country regional

Kintzele wins Cross Country Regional, CHS boys team is 3rd

Trojan girls soccer falls in regional semifinals

CHS Volleyball falls in Sectional Semis

CHS Tennis pair falls at Regional

Obituary

Memorial service Friday for architect James Hixon Jelliffe

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101617 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing VCS Superintendent Contract.pdf

Legal Notices/101617 Clerk-Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Stormwater User Fees Rate Change.pdf

Legal Notices/101617 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Ties.pdf

Legal Notices/101617 Porter County Highway Department Notice of Receiving Bids Porter PoCo Highway Dept. Government Facilitie...

 

Friday, October 13, 2017

Police

'No Shave November' returns to the Chesterton Police Department

Community

Trick or treat in Duneland to be 5:30 - 7:30 pm Tuesday, October 31

Elections / Indiana

Donnelly raises $1.3M, likely outperforming GOP contenders

Washington / Economy

Social Security benefits to rise by 2 percent in 2018

Trump to issue stop payment order on health care subsidies

Indiana

Oops: Indiana deer hunters can't use rifles on public land

Two named to Ports of Indiana Commission

Sports

Cubs hold on to top Nationals in wild Game 5 to reach NL Championship Series

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101317 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Kipper Park Project.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Waskom Park Project.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Notice of Adoption Portage Sewage Works Revenue Bond.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Po Co Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-17.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-18.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-19.pdf

Legal Notices/101317 Porter County Commissioners Porter County Council Ordinance No. 17-20.pdf

 

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Police

Hebron woman dies in ATV accident

Another secured garage in Liberty Township entered

Community / Business

Chesterton merchants leaving the lights on for festive Friday; Click Here for Info:

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council amends proposed bounced check ordinance

Burns Harbor council proceeds with purchase of fire engine

Duneland Schools

Duneland Gold Star counselors set goals; LES raises cancer awareness

Town of Chesterton

Bids are ballpark for construction of fiber optic network in Chesterton

Indiana / Environment

Indiana GOP lawmaker gets DNR job

Lake Superior high water level threatens shoreline

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for James R. McGowan

Services Monday in Minnesota for Marilyn Jeanette Vedell, 79

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101217 Hiestand Law Office LLC Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Terry K. Hiestand.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Town of Porter

Porter Cove resident told to raise funds for Kids Cove not ask for handouts

Youth / Community

In historic change Boy Scouts to let girls in some programs

Business

Porter Healthcare CEO Stephen Lunn announces resignation

NIPSCO Winter heating bills expected to stay flat this season

Environment

DNR program for private landowners to support wildlife and pollinator habitat

Deadly California wildfires flare up and swallow more homes

Police

Road rage? Two charged after I-65 traffic stop

Indiana / Politics

Indiana vague about reasons for withholding Pence emails

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temp. Control Project Phase.pdf

Legal Notices/101117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS HVAC Test and Balance Project.pdf

Legal Notices/101117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Fire Alarm Project Phase.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland Teachers Association hails new contract school; board adopts budget

CHS Trojan Guard advances to ISSMA State Finals

Town of Chesterton

Old Applebee's to be remodeled; strip mall and restaurant eyed for Village Point

Chesterton council voices support of South Shore double tracking project

Police

Valparaiso man shot to death in Gary

Environment

Sea lampreys on the rise in some Great Lakes

Study: Lakes Huron and Michigan clarity tops Superior

Dirty old museum birds shed light on global warming particle

Obituaries

Nancy Murray passes away at age 96

Daniel Lee Vondrasek, Sr. passes away at age 65

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101017 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Ronald Steuer.pdf

Legal Notices/101017 Duneland School Corporation Notice of Adoption DSC Capital Projects Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/101017 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Michael & Delores Hussey.pdf

 

Monday, October 9, 2017

Education

CHS Debate season underway

Police

VPD would like to speak to citizens who apprehend Aldi's robber on Friday

ISP: PCSP deputy in chain reaction crash on Indiana 149

Two hurt in 3 vehicle accident on Indiana 49

Indiana / Politics

Conservative group starts ads targeting Donnelly on tax plan

VP Pence leaves Colts game after visiting players protest during anthem

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls outlast Valpo for soccer sectional title

Kintzele first and CHS Boys 2nd at cross country sectional

Bullock wins title, CHS 3rd in cross country sectional

CHS Boys Soccer falls in Sectional Finals

CHS Football falls 21-7 to Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100917 Porter County Auditor Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $30,000,000 County Revenue Bonds.pdf

Legal Notices/100917 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing VCS Superintendent Contract.pdf

Legal Notices/100917 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction Porter County Sheriff's Public Auction.pdf

Legal Notices/100917 Porter County Auditor Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $20,000,000 Storm Water District Bonds.pdf

 

Friday, October 6, 2017

Education

More Duneland Schools see drop than improvement in state grades

Porter County

Board hears report on planned Sunset Hill Education Center

Community

Duneland Community Prayer Breakfast draws a crowd

Police

Man sitting on tracks is killed by South Shore train

Valparaiso Police say dog stolen then killed

Sports

CHS Girls Soccer wins Sectional opener 9-0

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Arthur Bierma.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Gary Grubb.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jill Kozrowski.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jim Doane.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joel and Dorothy Stone.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Asbestos Abatement Project.pdf

Legal Notices/100617 Washington Twp Trustee Meeting Date Change Washington Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Police / Nation / Region

Did Las Vegas gunman also target Lollapalooza?

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Committee OKs Visclosky bill to rebrand Lakeshore as a National Park

Ceremony Saturday to mark opening of water trail along Little Calumet East Branch

Save the Dunes 'Living in the Dunes' booklet honored by architects group

Business

1st Source Bank honors Jon Winey and Jim Trout

Steel import applications down in September up for year

Region

Revisit memories of old Chicago train rides this weekend

Sports

CHS boys soccer team moves on to Sectional Final

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Sunday for Joan Knibbs

Memorial Service Saturday for Gloria A. Nass, age 92

Robert G. Danielson passes away

William 'Bill' Pope passes away at age 61

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100517 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-16.pdf

Legal Notices/100517 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-15.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Porter County

Reconstruction of Calumet Trail to move forward after pipeline project

Town of Chesterton

Park Board going out to bid for renovations at Kipper and Waskom parks

Region / Courts / Police

Senate confirms new federal prosecutor for northern Indiana

Indiana

Indiana court rules sending explicit photo to minor is crime

Vendor wins $43M contract for Indiana's ISTEP replacement

Officials: More than 1 million chickens die in Indiana fire

Elections

Little known lawmaker spends heavily on Indiana Senate bid

RiseNWI to hold workshops on why and how to run for local political office

Sports

CHS Boys Tennis falls in Regional

CHS Volleyball falls to Michigan City

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temp. Control Project Phase.pdf

Legal Notices/100417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS HVAC Test and Balance Project.pdf

Legal Notices/100417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Fire Alarm Project Phase.pdf

Legal Notices/100417 Midwest Advertising Placements Notice of Public Hearing American Legion Post.pdf

Legal Notices/100417 Midwest Advertising Placements Notice of Public Hearing Loyal Order of Moose.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Police / Fire

Porter PD credits taxi driver with foiling scam against senior

Missing Washington Township kids found safe

Porter Police: Motorcyclist flees traffic stop

Community

Annual Chesterton Fire Department Open House on Saturday

Chesterton Fire Department Chaplain Lowell Black featured in book

Region

Rally Friday at Gary Airport to defend DACA

Why Newspapers Matter

False news of Vegas attack spread on Google and Facebook

Obituaries

Visit with family Thursday for Dawn Louise Dees

Services Saturday for 'Annette' Brooks, age 75

Paul R. Vogel passed away

 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Police / Fire

Fire destroys garage in Crocker, badly damages home

Motorcyclist hurt after being rearended on 49

CPD: Charged with neglect and theft

State Police warn drivers to beware of far left lane on East Bound I-94 in Lake County

Chesterton High School

Trojan Guard place 3rd Saturday at Plymouth Harvest Festival of Bands

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Football beats Lake Central 42-24

Jakob Kintzele wins Duneland Conference boys cross country title

CHS girls cross country team takes 2nd in the Duneland Conference

Elyse Stasil finishes 7th in State Golf Finals

Obituary

Paul R. Vogel passed away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100217 Porter County Auditor Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $20,000,000 Storm Water District Bonds.pdf

Legal Notices/100217 Porter County Auditor Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $30,000,000 County Revenue Bonds.pdf

 

Friday, September 29, 2017

Local History

Historians hear of the Ghost Towns of Duneland

Police / Fire

CFD: Witch burns at The Flower Cart

CFD extricates woman from vehicle in I-94 crash

1 US attorney for Indiana confirmed; other awaits vote

Education

CHS has six Commended Students

Indiana board votes to close online charter school

Community

Plenty to do in October in the Porter County Parks system

Environment / Lake Michigian / Region

Court weighs Lake Michigan beachfront access case

Sports

CHS boys tennis team wins 4th straight Sectional title

Chesterton Girls Soccer beats Griffith 7-0

Trojan Volleyball falls in 3 games to Portage

Obituary

Services Saturday in Florida for Marie 'Mimi' (Radtke) Eddy

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092917 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Krisdan LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/092917 Russ Paluch Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Krisdan LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/092917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Asbestos Abatement Project.pdf

Legal Notices/092917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Technology Bid Package No. 5.pdf

Legal Notices/092917 Washington Twp Trustee Meeting Date Change Washington Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action, PEER: Pavilion project may violate Historic Preservation Act

Porter County

County to bond for projects as Portage tries for new building

Chesterton High School

CHS Homecoming Royalty contestants named

Police

ISP: Semi fire closes I-94 today

PCSP: Boone Grove HS student brings knife and rum to school

PCSP: Washington HS student evaluated after threat made

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal closing part of PA plant; 150 jobs cut

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis wins sectional opener; ends Valpo's season

CHS Boys Soccer beats LaPorte 4-1

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Donald Lee Pergal

Services Friday for Linda Gail Friday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092817 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-16.pdf

Legal Notices/092817 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-15.pdf

Legal Notices/092817 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction Porter County Sheriff's Public Auction.pdf

Legal Notices/092817 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing for a Variance 119 South Wells Road, Beverly Shores.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Business

NIPSCO seeks 20 percent hike in natural gas rate

Steel imports down in August up 21 percent in 2017

Town of Porter

Porter won't change 2018 budget for Kids Cove playground

Police

Two critically hurt and West Bound Toll Road was closed here Sunday

Valparaiso teen hurt in Center Township crash

Politics / Indiana

Dem Donnelly traveling with Trump for tax speech; GOP Holcomb to miss it

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS wins outright Duneland Conference Girls Soccer title

Trojan Volleyball falls at Crown Point

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2017 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 091317_Legal Notice template.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Council ratifies new three year garbage contract with Republic

Town awarded $379K state grant for paving and culvert work

Gateway Blvd. project nearly done but for signs

Police

ISP: Motorcyclist killed on I-65 after tire blowout

ArcelorMittal describes fire at plate mill as minor

Community

Schoolhouse Shop donates clothing to aid hurricane victims

Indiana

Federal judge permanently blocks Indiana abortion limits law

Sports

CHS boys soccer team beats Hobart

CHS volleyball beats Hobart

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Michael S. Kehle, 34

Services Thursday for Craig D. Kennedy

 

Monday, September 25, 2017

Police / Fire

Illinois kayaker drowns at Porter Beach

TriTown fire departments fight fire at ArcelorMittal

ISP: Man fatally shot while driving on Grant Street in Gary

ISP: Semi crash closes NB I-65 for three hours

ISP: Inert blasting devices found in Valpo residence

DNR Hunter accidentally shoots self in arm in Gary

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers seek to halt new graduation guidelines

Rep. Scott Pelath blasts Trump and Pence for effort to kill Obamacare

Chesterton High School Sports

Elyse Stasil wins Girls Golf Regional title

Trojan girls cross country team 2nd at Macnider Invitational

Kintzele first, CHS boys cross country 5th at Macnider Invitational

Chesterton Football falls at Portage

CHS Boys Tennis falls to No. 18 Fort Wayne Canterbury

CHS Boys Soccer falls Fort Wayne Canterbury

 

Friday, September 22, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton to enact ordinance for new trash pickup rates Monday

Community

New proprietor at Byron's Barbershop, one of town's oldest businesses

Police

Portage woman dies in crash at 149 and 700N

CPD: One hurt in three vehicle crash at CMS

ISP: Shots fired at car on I-65 early today

Region

Comment invited on environmental review of South Shore double track project

Porter County

County Council to set hearing on Foundation earnings fund

Porter County radio system could to go live next spring; EMA chief named

Indiana

Pence making tax reform case in Indiana

Sports

Chesterton Boys Tennis falls to No. 18 Munster

Obituary

Services Monday for Brent Allen Keen

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092217 Washington Township Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Washington Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/092217 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Bidders PC Election Board Voting Tab System.pdf

Legal Notices/092217 Burns Habor Secretary Notice of Public Hearing BH Plan Commission Amendments Ch. 4 & Ch. 14.pdf

Legal Notices/092217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Technology Bid Package No. 5.pdf

Legal Notices/092217 Russ Paluch Notice to Bidders Natural Gas Supply and Services.pdf

 

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Community

Hooked on Art hits Downtown Chesterton Saturday

Education

Duneland Schools tell retirements and new hires

Porter County

County looks to build out administration center courtyard for space needs

Commissioners explain and defend capital upgrade plan

Porter County declares October awareness month for heroin epidemic

Work begins on new entrance for county building

Indiana

Report Sentencing overhaul has not meant big Indiana savings

Holcomb signs letter backing Senate GOP health care bill

Sports

Trojan Boys soccier team shuts out Portage 4-0

Obituary

Celebration of Life October 15 for Charles W. Burger

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092117 Clerk-Treasurer Chesterton Town Council Ordinance No. 2016-11.pdf

Legal Notices/092117 Clerk-Treasurer Chesterton Town Council Ordinance No. 2017-05.pdf

Legal Notices/092117 Clerk-Treasurer Chesterton Town Council Ordinance No. 2017-11.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Duneland Schools

Schools seek tech funds; public mum on budget

Community

Ribbon cutting ceremony for new Easton Park subdivision

Shop, Dine and Unwind at downtown third Thursday event September 21, 5-8 pm

Duneland Resale celebrating 'Eight Years on Broadway'

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton streetsweep program is now complete

Police

Residence on Dickinson Road burglarized

Indiana / Environment

Indiana NRC adopts fisheries rule changes, looks to change wildlife rules as well

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis wins Duneland Conference title

CHS Girls Soccer blasts Portage 8-0

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Lake Central in 3 games

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092017 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Chesterton Fiber Optic Network.pdf

Legal Notices/2017 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 091317_Legal Notice template.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Duneland Schools

Trojan Guard earns second at Concord Minuteman Invitational

Porter County

Porter County Council eyeing foundation earnings to balance 2018 budgets

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility to slipline West Morgan Avenue sewer main

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis beats Lowell

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Ruta Barbora Arbas

Services Wednesday for Harold Eugene Fuoss

Services Thursday for Robert J. Politano

 

 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Town of Burns Harbor

Ordinance allows developers in Burns Harbor to hire police for traffic patrol

Police / Fire

Two die of CO poisoning in boat docked in Portage

DNR: Three hurt in Michigan City when boat explodes

Porter Fire Department douses fire at Orchard Apartments

DNR: Boy rides jet ski up onto beach hitting woman

Chesterton High School Sports

Stasil wins title; Chesterton girls golf team advances with runnerup finish at sectional

CHS boys tennis team wins Portage Tourney

Trojan Girls Soccer beats Highland 4-1

Trojan girls cross country team 5th at New Prairie Invite

CHS boys cross country team 10th at New Prairie Invitational

Chesterton Football falls 14-0 to No 5 Valpo

CHS boys fall to No. 4 West Lafayette Harrison in soccer

 

Friday, September 15, 2017

Porter County

Citizens can speak on Porter County budget priorities Monday

Town of Burns Harbor

Celebrate 50 Years of Town of Burns Harbor

Community

Hooked on Art Festival September 23 to benefit Frontline Foundations

Duneland YMCA announces 2017 Dancing Like the Stars participants

Women of Porter Methodist reach out to area homeless shelters with 'Purses of Hope'

Sports

Trojan boys tennis team clinches share of Duneland Conference title

CHS girls soccer team beats Kankakee Valley

Chesterton Volleyball falls to LaPorte

Obituaries

Services September 30 for Donald Lee Pergal

Services Saturday for former local Post Master Will Lee Lewis, Jr.

Obituaries

Legal Notices/091517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Islamic Church Center.pdf

Legal Notices/091517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Old Town Suites.pdf

Legal Notices/091517 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/091517 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Invitation to Bid Krull DitchPark Ave. Culvert Replacemen...

Legal Notices/091517 Russ Paluch Notice to Bidders Natural Gas Supply and Services.pdf

 

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Police / Fire

Burns Harbor Fire Department puts out roof fire at Praxair

CPD: Counterfeit $20 bill used to buy lottery tickets

Community

YMCA offers free admission for Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

NIHPA Fall Harvest Festival and Antique Equipment Show coming September 23 and 24

Nation

New Medicare cards designed to protect seniors

Environment

Scientists: Ash tree species pushed to brink of extinction

Scientists: Future of oldest trees on Earth in doubt

Indiana

Purdue plans for quasi-public online school draw criticism

Law allowing marijuana derived oil spurs Indiana crackdown

Panel: Former Indiana administrator hired aunt, sister and stepdaughter

Notre Dame policy to require on campus living for 3 years

Sports

Trojan boys soccer team falls at Lake Central

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091417 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Before the Advisory BZA 361 N. Calumet Road, Chesterton.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council: Don't expect Kids Cove rehab anytime soon

Education / Duneland Schools

Six CHS students are semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship competition

Police

VPD: Two airlifted to hospital after intoxicated driver crashes into home

Porter County

Cost sharing program taking shape for culvert replacement in Porter County

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1962 gathering and reunion this weekend

Sports

CHS girls soccer team seizes control of Duneland Conference

Trojan Boys Tennis stays perfect in Duneland Conference

Chesterton Volleyball wins 5th straight

Obituary

Alan Edwin Jones passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091317 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Chesterton Fiber Optic Network.pdf

Legal Notices/091317 Porter County Council Porter County Foundation Non-voting Advisory Board Member.pdf

Legal Notices/2017 Porter County Tax Lien Sale 091317_Legal Notice template.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Police / Fire

Trib reporter learns hard lessons on Chesterton Police firearms simulator

Fire responder training center in Valpo to hold grand opening on Saturday

State considers dropping handgun carry licenses

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton EDC continues to work on business loan application rules

Township Libraries

September is Library Card Signup Month

Local History

Westchester Township Museum exhibit on outdoor recreation to open Saturday

Business / Steel

US steel mill shipments down 3 3 percent in July

Environment / Great Lakes

Feedback sought on plan to keep Asian carp from Great Lakes

Sports

Elyse Stasil wins Duneland Conference Golf title

Obituary

Celebration of Life October 1 for Ivan Shkurko, age 71

 

Monday, September 11, 2017

Community

Flag installation at Chesterton High School remembers those lost in 9/11 attacks

Police

Liberty resident charged with possession of pipe bomb on Saturday

Porter County

Motorized vehicles not welcome at Brookdale County Park past parking lot

Environment / Conservation

Ikes restoring 16 acres east of Chesterton through donations

Sports

Trojan Volleyball wins CHS Invite

Trojan Boys Soccer beats Highland 3-0

CHS girls cross country team 3rd at Lowell Invitational

Trojan boys cross country 4th at Lowell Invitational

Chesterton Football falls 20-18 to LaPorte

Pigskin Picks begins today

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Donna Maria Wiese

Services Thursday for Thelma L. Monroe

Private services for Jacqueline A. Anderson

 

Chesterton Tribune Legal Notices

Friday, September 8, 2017

Education

All Duneland Schools earn states gold star designation for counseling

Porter County

County Park Board sees early plans for 'grain bin' activity center at Sunset Hill Farm

Region

RDA confirms funding for West Lake, double tracking; NICTD seeks fed rating today

Indiana / Elections / Nation

Indiana GOP Senate hopefuls Messer and Rokita break with Trump to oppose Harvey aid package

Sports

CHS girls soccer team crushes Lowell

CHS boys tennis team gets another conference win

Trojan Volleyball falls at Michigan City in 3

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Saturday for Donna Pomeroy

Thomas August Nelson passes away at age 67

James R. 'Jim' McGowan passes away at age 57

Services Saturday for George Harvey Rhed

Barbara Redman Finlayson passes away at age 98

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090817 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Bidders PC Election Board Voting Tab System.pdf

Legal Notices/090817 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice To Taxpayers VCS Capital Projects Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/090817 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers VCS Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/090817 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/090817 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Capital Projects Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Constand...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Jennie S...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Brian an...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Kevin Br...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Ladwig L...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Prop. Devel. Stand. Variance Petition of Michael ...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Use Variance Petition of Mary Ann Asher....

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Use Variance Petition of Terry Lee and B...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Use Variance Petition of Victoria and Sc...

Legal Notices/090817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Use Variance Petition of Philip and Rach...

 

 

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Police

PCSP: Unincorporated target shooting is legal, but report safety concerns

Community

Friday Night Lights returns to Downtown Chesterton tomorrow

Help Chesterton Methodists provide relief to victims of hurricanes

Schools

Tribune corrects errors in ISTEP story

Town of Chesterton

Splash pad to close for the season after Sunday

Indiana

Indiana official pushing for mandatory kindergarten

GOP picks immigrant to be new state senator

Indiana / Environment / Community

IDEM urges folks with wells to protect their groundwater

Sports

CHS volleyball beats Highland

CHS boys soccer team falls in shootout to CP

Obituaries

Charles Austin Darnell passes away at age 91

George Harvey Rhed passes away at age 84

 

Wednesday,  September 6, 2017

Schools

Duneland, state edge up in 2017 ISTEP scores

Duneland Education Foundation Homecoming Hustle 5K is September 30

Community

Community Prayer Breakfast set for Wednesday, October 4

Sports

CHS girls soccer shuts out Crown Point

Trojan boys tennis team improves to 3-0 in DAC play

Chesterton volleyball drops marathon at Portage

Obituaries

Local visitation Saturday for Michael A. Neill, 16

Services Friday for Wayne A. McClellan, Sr.

Service Friday for Annabelle 'Ann' Folk

Celebration of Life Saturday for Donald Ray Nelson, 86

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090617 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice V.F.W. _2511.pdf

Legal Notices/090617 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice V.F.W. _988.pdf

Legal Notices/090617 NICTD Request for Bidders Dune Park Office Remodel.pdf

Legal Notices/090617 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance 2017-13.pdf

Legal Notices/090617 Town of Chesterton Ordinance No. 2016-22, Villages of Sand Creek.pdf

 

Tuesday,  September 5, 2017

Police

PCSP: Target shooters hit vehicle and house in Jackson Twp

PCSP: Gun stolen at Conservation Club

Community

Custom Fitz Trucks collecting for Texas recovery during BH Food Truck Square

Fairhaven Baptist Church filling bus with water for Texas

Sports

Shelby Bullock sets school record; Girls cross country 5th at Marion Invitational

Chesterton boys cross country team 4th at Marion Invite

CHS Boys 2nd in tennis invitational

CHS Football falls at Michigan City

Munster hands CHS Boys soccer its first loss

Obituaries

Memorial Mass Thursday for Darin Kurt Medley

Services Wednesday for Gregory G. Leckenby

Services and Visitation Saturday for Gretchen Sue Toles, 58

 

Friday,  September 1, 2017

Community

Photo: Fresh water for Houston

Porter County

Federal board nixes proposed rail line through Porter County

Police

Two badly hurt in US 20 crash in Pine

Community

Porter County Parks offers variety of activities for September

Region

Field Museum to revamp Sue display, add cast of largest dinosaur ever discovered

South Shore tells weekend holiday schedule

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis beats Crown Point 5-0

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Billy Gene 'Shakey' Allen

Services Tuesday for Kevin Ton, age 66

Loney Ellen Thompson passes away at age 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Cooks Corner Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/090117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Memorial Elementary.pdf

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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