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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Voting problems: Commissioners seek to extend voting hours for troubled precincts

Election Day Today:

Be an informed voter

Candidates listed for Tuesday General Election (Includes Statewide Races and questions left out of Monday's printed issue by mistake.)

Duneland polling places listed (Corrected for Liberty 3)

At large and Liberty School Board seats on ballot Tuesday

Vote in Porter County Commissioner and Council races

On the ballot Tuesday: Auditor, Coroner Clerk and Recorder

Duneland state legislative offices on the ballot; Visclosky seeking 18th term

Vote for Prosecutor and Superior Judge Tuesday

Vote in Pine Township Trustee and Board races

Balanced budget constitutional change referendum awaits voters

Porter County Bar Association polls members on Prosecutor and Judge races

Democrat says signature on 2018 voter registration budget wasn't hers

Election Board splits over motion to correct error at early vote center

Candidate Responses to Tribune Questionnaires

Good faces Perdue in Porter County Commissioner race

Bozak faces challenge from Poparad for County Council District 1 seat

Stone facing Custy in Duneland School Board race

Four vie for Duneland school board seat

Pine Township Trustee race features Himan and Watkins

Vote for three in Pine Township Board race

Visclosky challenged by Leyva for US House seat

Soliday facing Szczepanski in State Representative race

Boy and Granquist vie to fill open State Rep seat

Tallian faces Stulz in State Senate race

Martin challenges Urbanik in County Auditor race

Bailey and Miller vie to be next Porter County Clerk

County Recorder race pits Harris against Schaefer

Clymer faces Patton in Superior Court Judge contest

Voters to pick Gensel or German for prosecutor job

Dykes and Wilkening face off in County Coroner election

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Duneland Schools

Schools review bus routes after tragedy in Rochester

Police

ISP: Two semi crash here strews debris across I-94

Indiana

Reports: Opioids and tobacco caused over 14K Indiana deaths in 2017

AGs Office urges caution when buying cars online

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/110618 Richard Riley Notice of Public Hearing Petition of R and A Holdings Inc.pdf

Monday, November 5, 2018

Business / Steel / Labor / Region

Steelworkers reach tentative agreement with ArcelorMittal

Sports

Chesterton Girls Basketball wins season opener

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Marilyn White age 84

Friday, November 2, 2018

Election 2018 / Porter County

Democrat says signature on 2018 voter registration budget wasn't hers

Business

US Steel posts 3Q profit of $291 million

Feds say Horseshoe Casino owes workers back wages

Indiana Dunes / Lake Michigan

NPS closes beach at Portage Lakefront site due to wave damage

Dunes State Park closed November 12-13 and 26-27 for deer hunt

Region

Another federal green light for South Shore line doubletrack project

Sports

Trojan Girls Hoops opens tonight

Obituaries

Scott Michael Schultz passes away

Memorial Service Saturday for Joseph Frank Franklin Ballinger

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110218 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Erik Weiler.pdf

Legal Notices/110218 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Chesterton Hot Mastic Asphalt.pdf

Legal Notices/110218 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of B and B Developers.pdf

Election 2018

Candidates listed for 218 Election: Early voting underway

Democrat says signature on 2018 voter registration budget wasn't hers

Election Board splits over motion to correct error at early vote center

Good faces Perdue in Porter County Commissioner race

Bozak faces challenge from Poparad for County Council District 1 seat

Stone facing Custy in Duneland School Board race

Four vie for Duneland school board seat

Pine Township Trustee race features Himan and Watkins

Vote for three in Pine Township Board race

Visclosky challenged by Leyva for US House seat

Soliday facing Szczepanski in State Representative race

Boy and Granquist vie to fill open State Rep seat

Tallian faces Stulz in State Senate race

Martin challenges Urbanik in County Auditor race

Bailey and Miller vie to be next Porter County Clerk

County Recorder race pits Harris against Schaefer

Clymer faces Patton in Superior Court Judge contest

Voters to pick Gensel or German for prosecutor job

Dykes and Wilkening face off in County Coroner election

Balanced budget constitutional change referendum awaits voters

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Election 2018 / Porter County

Election Board splits over motion to correct error at early vote center

Business / Economy / Region

NIPSCO seeks 12 percent electric rate hike

NiSource subsidiary gas disaster hits 3Q bottom line

Arcelor posts lower profit in third quarter

Survey: Hoosiers evenly split on Trump steel/aluminum tariffs

Obituary

Former resident Phyllis M. Gotlund passes away after illness

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Porter County

County will seek return of exempt taxes from 15 Franklin LLC

Environment / Community

Local Izaak Walton League marks 60 years of fighting to save the Indiana Dunes

Police

Porter man sentenced in ArcelorMittal metal theft

2018 Election

Indiana Senate candidates spar over abortion stances in final debate

Community

Dawn Ivanyo spins and wins on Wheel of Fortune

Region

VU School of Law to close after current students are taught out

Obituary

Celebration of Life Sunday for Patricia Phillips

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/103118 NICTD Request for Bidders Shopts Roof and Deck Replacement.pdf

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

2018 Election

Error found at Portage early voting location; voters being contacted

BMV to extend hours to issue voting ID November 5 and 6

Donnelly rallies with USW in Burns Harbor

Candidates sign ethics pledge

Schools

CHS debate team rounding into midseason form

Community

Girls Giving Fund awards first grant

Police

DOC monitoring sex offenders for Halloween

PCSP identifies victim of October 22 stabbing in Center Township

PCSP identifies Jackson Township stabbing victim

Murder charges refiled against woman in 2012 death

Monday, October 29, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys win Soccer State Championship

Chesterton Girls cross country 10th at State Finals

CHS Football falls in Sectional opener at Valparaiso

Police

PCSP: Lowell man stabbed in Jackson Twp

ISP trooper receives Bronze Star for heroism

2018 Election

Americans crave unity, civility amid violence, anger

Region

Push continues for rail line connecting Chicago and Columbus via Valparaiso

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers move forward on legal sports gambling

Obituary

Florence Geraldine Koss passes away at age 94

Obituaries

Legal Notices/102918 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Supplies and Services for PoCo Highway Dept.pdf

Legal Notices/102918 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Liquid Bituminous Material and Crack Seal.pdf

Legal Notices/102918 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Bituminous Plant Mix.pdf

Friday, October 26, 2018

Police

Motorist killed after hitting boulder at Indiana Dunes State Park entrance

PFD: Fire spreads from garage to house on Woodlawn Ave

Drug related deaths slightly up here in 2018, but fatal heroin ODs are down

2018 Election

Tribune tells election deadlines

Sports

No. 1 Trojans play for State Soccer Title

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Christine Trook age 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102618 Midwest Advertising Placements Greeks Pizzeria Food Concepts.pdf

Legal Notices/102618 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Chesterton Hot Mastic Asphalt.pdf

Legal Notices/102618 Lake Eliza Area Conservancy District Legal Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/102618 Midwest Advertising Placements Mark Os Bar and Grill Anthony Kenney.pdf

Legal Notices/102618 Town of Porter Legal Notice Plan Commission Petition No 18 05.pdf

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Business

Hearing November 26 in Gary on water company's proposed 16 percent rate hike

European market closes with pumpkin palooza Saturday

2018 Election

Vote for three in Pine Township Board race

Obituaries

Memorial Mass Saturday for Deborah Sederberg

Memorial Service Friday for Karen Lee Hofman

Marvin R. Syren passes away at age 84

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Business

ArcelorMittal outlines terms of most recent contract proposal

Investors sue USS, allege firm made false statements on prospects

Town of Chesterton

Final overrun on East Porter Avenue box culvert $57,635

Jim Ton clarifies relationship between the town and Safe Haven Baby Boxes Inc

Town of Porter

Porter moves to spend proceeds of bond issue

Porter Town Council switches insurance

Police

Area man stabbed in possible home invasion in Center Twp

Community

Groundbreaking for new Caring Place building

Sports

Sectional and State Finals tickets on sale at CHS

Obituary

Memorial Service Friday for Karen Lee Hofman

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102418 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Portage Transfer of Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/102418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Grand Oaks Conservancy Board of Directors.pdf

Legal Notices/102418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice IBCD Board of Directors.pdf

Legal Notices/102418 Landmark Engineering Town of Porter Legal Notice Plan Commission Petition No 17 01.pdf

Legal Notices/102418 NICTD Request for Bidders Shopts Roof and Deck Replacement.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Police

Motorcyclist killed after hitting deer in Valparaiso

Business / Steel / Region

USW: ArcelorMittel USA CEO doesn't want to talk about the devil in the details

Statewide jobless rate stable last month but unemployment plummets in NWI

Town of Chesterton

Council okays 2019 budget with 269K deficit in the General Fund

Leaf collection underway in the Town of Chesterton

2018 Election

Town may not enforce its own political sign ordinance

More PreElection coverage on WDSO

Pine Township Trustee race features Himan and Watkins

Indiana

Indiana attorney general won't be charged in alleged groping

Monday, October 22, 2018

2018 Election

Good faces Perdue in Porter County Commissioner race

Police

Assessor Jon Snyder pleads guilty to misdemeanor tax charge

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers consider medicinal marijuana

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Chesterton Boys Soccer Team wins Semistate title, headed for championship game

CHS Girls cross country team advances to state finals meet

CHS' Nathan O'Connor qualifies for State Cross Country meet

Obituary

Celebration of Life November 10 for Glenn Allen Boo

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102218 Harris Welsh Lukmann Beverly Shores Town Council Ordinance No 2018 06.pdf

Legal Notices/102218 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Bituminous Plant Mix.pdf

Legal Notices/102218 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Liquid Bituminous Material and Crack Seal.pdf

Legal Notices/102218 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Supplies and Services for PoCo Highway Dept.pdf

Legal Notices/102218 Town of Burns Harbor Request for Qualifications Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/102218 Town of Porter Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds Town of Porter Amount of 780000.pdf

Friday, October 19, 2018

Porter County

Law firm believes prosecutor lease void; but County Council is only the second to know

Auditor Vicki Urbanik wins national accounting honor

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council adopts 2019 budget

Community / Environment

Shirley Heinze Land Trust honored with national award

Police / Region

3 indicted on federal firearms and drug charges

ISP: Multi vehicle crash congests I-80/94 in Lake County

Six charged in alleged Latin Kings conspiracy

Chesterton High School Sports

Trio of Trojan teams in search of State Finals berth on Saturday

Obituaries

Memorial Service Sunday for Jean L. Benson

Services October 25 for Eva Jane Fryer

Services Monday for Zach Steele Goldak

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101918 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/101918 Porter County Assessors Office Notice to Bidders Professional Appraiser.pdf

 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Our World

Murdered writer's final column warns of free rein to silence the news

2018 Election

Candidates listed for 218 Election: Early voting underway

Community / Environment

NWI Storytelling Fest this weekend at the State Park

Police

Crown Point ambulance operator charged with healthcare fraud in federal court

Town of Porter

Porter BZA continues petition for variance for replacement home

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Barbara Thorstad, 87

Services Saturday for Alan W. Berry, 70

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Community

Chamber trick-or-treat event October 26 in Downtown Chesterton

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate novices steal the show at Mishawaka

Elections

Pre Election coverage begins with school board on WDSO

Redistricting reform workshop to end gerrymandering on Saturday at PNW

Town of Chesterton

Stormwater board mulls proposed 2019 budget

Region

Public meeting October 25 on proposed Chicago to Columbus passenger rail

Tennessee regulators reject proposal to move Valparaiso University law school

Local History

Burns Harbor Steel Plant Historic Marker to be dedicated Saturday October 20

Obituaries

William F. Morris passes away at age 98

Services Saturday for Maureen Ryan Cook, 74

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101718 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Portage Transfer of Appropriations.pdf

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Business / Steel / Labor / Region

USW and USS announce agreement on tentative four year contract

Town of Chesterton

Utility Board okays sewer service for 64-unit subdivision behind Post Office

2018 Election / Porter County

Bozak faces challenge from Poparad for Porter County Council District 1 seat

Community

Chesterton resident on Wheel of Fortune Friday

Chesterton and Porter joint municipal auction Wednesday

Environment

DNR finds boxwood blight in plants shipped to Indiana

Obituary

Services Friday for Brian Shawn McNally

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101618 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bids DSC CMS Main Office Renovation.pdf

Monday, October 15, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS sports teams win three regionals on the same day

2018 Elections

Balanced budget constitutional change referendum awaits voters

Police

CPD Officer Alexias DeJesus receives commendation for response to burglary

Porter County

Porter County Parks Foundation donates funds for camping cabins at Sunset Hill Park

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer wins Regional Championship, headed to the final four

Bullock, Trojans take Girls XC Regional titles

Chesterton Boys XC claims Regional crown

CHS Football falls 28-16 in regular season finale

CHS Volleyball falls in Sectional Semis

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021918 Notice of Real Estate Property Certificate Sale Porter County Auditor.pdf

Legal Notices/101518 Town of Burns Harbor Request for Qualifications Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/101518 IDEM Notice of 30 Days for Public Hearing Air Permit for Pratt Jet Corr Inc Pratt Paper LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/101518 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction PoCo Sheriff's Dept Public Auction.pdf

Legal Notices/101518 Town of Burns Harbor Town Council Ordinance 286 2018.pdf

 

Friday, October 12, 2018

2018 Elections

Four vie for Duneland school board seat

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW says it may have little choice but to strike ArcelorMittal

Schools

Duneland School Board mulls lowering referendum tax rate

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor town survey results in

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton trick or treat 5:30-7:30 pm October 31

Community / Porter County Parks

Ninth annual Kankakee River Sandhill Crane Paddle is set for Sunday, October 14

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101218 Beverly Shores Clerk Public Notice for Auction Beverly Shores Nov 12th Auction.pdf

Legal Notices/101218 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Bidders Valpo City Hall Addition and Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/101218 Porter County Assessors Office Notice to Bidders Professional Appraiser.pdf

 

Thursday, October 11, 2018

2018 Elections

Stone facing Custy in Duneland School Board race

Visclosky challenged by Leyva for US House seat

Community / Weather

Huge ice chunk falls from sky, craters Liberty man's front lawn

Police / Fire / Emergency

CFD has free CO alarms for eligible residents

Traffic / Roads / NWI

Public hearing on October 24 in Westville on changes to US 6 Ind 2 intersection

Environment

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore to conduct five prescribed burns this fall

Business / Economy

Uptick in Social Security checks as inflation rises

USPS proposes 5 cent increase to first class stamp

Sports

Fowler wins Spartan World Championship

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Porter County

Commissioners retain outside law firm to assess prosecutor lease

Town of Porter

Porter council approves budget; State Park Road ordinance

Town of Chesterton

Donations made for Chesterton Fire Department infant rescue box plan

Business

NIPSCO: Expect to pay more for natural gas this winter

Chamber DEDC offers likely last chance to apply for exterior business rehab grants

Chesterton High School

CHS Debaters compete at Munster novice tournament

Election 2018

Boy and Granquist vie to fill open State Rep seat

Obituary

Services Friday for Martha R. Bobrowski

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101018 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers Decision to Issue Bonds.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Bids are in for new CFD engine; Council approves South Calumet rezone to residential

Leaf collection in town begins October 22

Election 2018

Soliday facing Szczepanski in State Representative race

Midnight deadline to register to vote

Know Town Code on political signs

Education

School board makes personnel changes

Bailly classroom closed briefly following water leak

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Wheeler Stanley, 76

Services Thursday for Paul Cranfill, age 83

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/100918 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Monday, October 8, 2018

Education

Trojan Guard earns honors; qualifies for state performance

Porter County

Horton Children's Center: 'Grain bin' project gets a name

Park regular budget approved; capital request up in air

Election 2018

Tallian faces Stulz in State Senate race

Deadline for registering to vote is Tuesday, October 9

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer wins Sectional Title

Trojan Football beats Crown Point 17-14

Bullock wins, Trojans 2nd in XC Sectional

Chesterton Boys cross country runnerup at Sectional

CHS Volleyball goes 3-1 at North Montgomery

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Jerilynn D. Miller, 76

Services Tuesday for David Lee Hughey 80

Elizabeth Ann 'Lisa' Kuehn passes away at age 58

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100818 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bids DSC CMS Main Office Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/100818 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Daniel R Opyt.pdf

Legal Notices/100818 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Lloyd E Kittredge.pdf

 

Friday, October 5, 2018

Education

Administrators speak on ISTEP scores new test

Town of Chesterton

East Porter Avenue to reopen today

Election 2018

Martin challenges Urbanik in County Auditor race

Bailey and Miller vie to be next Porter County Clerk

Police

Arizona man charged here with aggravated ID theft

Sports

CHS Girls Soccer falls in Sectional semifinals

Chesterton Volleyball beats Merrillville in 3

Obituaries

Services Sunday for Donna Norvell Bullard

Gloria Mead Archbald passes away at age 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100518 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Bidders Valpo City Hall Addition and Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/100518 Town of Poter Notice of Public Hearing Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Education

Final year of ISTEP sees stable scores; Saint Pat's excels

Business / Steel / Region

USW reports progress in contract talks with USS and ArcelorMittal

Steel imports lower in September

Election 2018

County Recorder race pits Harris against Schaefer

Clymer faces Patton in Superior Court Judge contest

Deadline for registering to vote is Tuesday October 9

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Chesterton Boys win in 2 OT

Trojan Boys Tennis falls in Regional Finals

Obituaries

Richard W. Proper passes away at age 78

Services Friday for Robert J. Dilts, 33

Services Saturday for Robert 'Robby' Allen Ridge, Jr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/100418 IURC Legal Notice of Evidentiary Hearing Cause No 45032 S18.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar restroom likely to open for use by end of October

Chesterton BZA grants Wise Guys sign variances

Community

Benefit at Flannery's Sunday to help with medical bills for Monica Brown

Region

NIRPC seeks input on Transit Plan thru October 30

Election 2018

Campaign signs banned in right of way

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis win first Regional semifinal match in school history

CHS Girls Soccer wins Sectional opener

No 1 Chesterton Boys win Sectional opener

Chesterton Volleyball falls in 5 games at Michigan City

Obituary

Services November 10 for Lela Rosetta 'Rose' Fields

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100318 Duneland School Corporation Notice of Determination DSC Equipment LeasePurchase Agreement.pdf

Legal Notices/100318 Porter County Auditor Notice of Auction PoCo Sheriff's Dept Public Auction.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Planners favor South Calumet rezoning to residential in narrow vote

Election 2018

Voters to pick Gensel or German for prosecutor job

Dykes and Wilkening face off in County Coroner election

Deadline for registering to vote is Tuesday October 9

Candidate Night October 9 for County Council seats

Porter County

Porter County Parks opens new wetland observation deck at Sunset Hill Farm

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100218 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/100218 Koransky Bouwer Poracky PC Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Lake County Trust Company.pdf

 

Monday, October 1, 2018

Duneland Schools

CHS Debate season officially underway

New look Trojan Guard starts strong

Elections

Indiana elections chief reports absentee ballot problems

Police

Three semi crash closes southbound I-65 in Jasper County today

Indiana / Region

Diploma wording change upsets some Purdue Northwest students

Sports

Bullock wins Duneland Conference title title; CHS Girls 2nd

Trojan Boys nearly pull off DAC surprise

Trojan Football shuts out Lake Central 15-0

South Shore tells service for Chicago Marathon

CHS volleyball falls 3 times

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100118 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Invitation to Bid PoCo Parks and Rec Sunset Hill Farm Restrooms.pdf

Legal Notices/100118 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Aarons Mortgage Inn Porter County Expo.pdf

Legal Notices/100118 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC MDR Enterprises Mark Ribordy.pdf

 

Friday, September 28, 2018

Nation

GOP advances Kavanaugh after Flake calls for FBI probe

Senator Donnelly comes out against Kavanaugh nomination

Indiana

DNR asking deer hunters to help monitor for chronic wasting disease

Survey 63 percent of Hoosiers know someone battling substance addiction

Appeals court affirms ruling that IBM owes Indiana $78 million

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys tennis team beats Valpo to win 5th straight Sectional

Trojan girls soccer team wins regular season finale

Chesterton Volleyball beats Portage

Obituaries

Legal Notices/092818 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Auctio Town of Chesterton Public Auction of Surplus.pdf

Legal Notices/092818 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Redevelopment Operating Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton TIF board puts very rough price on culvert project delays $17,000

Economy / Nation / Steel

China cuts some tariffs but does not address US complaints

More US corporate giants warn tariffs will mean price hikes

Region / Nation

Visclosky happy with 2019 Defense spending bill

Environment / Business

Ikes applaud NIPSCO for planning to go coal free

Police

Valparaiso residents charged with tax evasion

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer wins outright Duneland Conference title

Trojan Tennis wins Sectional opener

CHS Girls Soccer shuts out LaPorte 4-0

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Edward Harold McConnell

Services Saturday September 29 for Caroline L. Kaiser

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092718 Beverly Shores Clerk Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Police

100s still without power after storm; wind damage is heavy

Girl, 16, dies in crash in Union Township

CPD: Four charged with passing phony 100 bills at Indian Boundary businesses

Garage on 12th St entered $1,000s in building materials, appliances stolen

Business / Economy / Labor / Steel / Region

USW inches toward strike against Arcelor

Economy / Agriculture / Porter County

Upgrades on RR line in Malden to enhance NWI grain shipment business

Town of Porter

Porter to issue $830,000 bond for fire truck and parks

Porter County

Correction: Commissioners hear plan to renovate Opera House, a living Civil War memorial

Duneland Schools

Correction: School board hires athletic coaches

Obituary

Services Friday for William 'Bill' Sullivan, Jr.

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Crown Point in 4 games

Obituary

Services Friday for William 'Bill' Sullivan, Jr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092618 Duneland School Corporation Notice of Determination DSC Equipment LeasePurchase Agreement.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Porter County

County Council supports USW with resolution calling for fair contract

Indiana / Region

Indiana law on blocked RR crossings voided by state Supreme Court

Town of Chesterton

DeLaney and Kittredge open the door to raises for Town Council members

Ton invites community to donate toward cost of infant rescue box

Town applies for 50/50 grant for six road projects

Education / Duneland Schools

Three CHS students honored by National Merit program

CHS Orchestra leaders named

Police

Former deputy to plead guilty to federal wire fraud count

Economy

Unemployment up statewide as well as regionally and locally

Sports

No. 1 Trojan boys soccer team shuts out Hobart

Chesterton Volleyball sweeps Hobart

Obituaries

Glade Richard Fuller passes away at age 90

Celebration of Life Sunday for William (Bill) Read

 

Monday, September 24, 2018

Business / Steel / Region

USW reports progress in USS negotiations talks to continue

US, China hike tariffs as trade war intensifies

Police

PCSP: Boone Grove School bus driver let students drive her bus

Trooper stops wrong way driver on Toll Road

ISP: Charged with OWI in three vehicle accident

ISP: Trucker leads trooper on 20 mile pursuit on I-65

Indiana

Indiana child welfare agency responds to court's criticism

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans, McCoy play well at Golf Regional

Chesterton Football falls 20-14 in double OT

CHS Boys XC finishes 4th at Macnider Invite

Chesterton Girls XC 10th at Macnider Invite

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092418 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids One Bituminous Distributor.pdf

Legal Notices/092418 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Four Dump Trucks with Plows.pdf

Legal Notices/092418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Invitation to Bid PoCo Parks and Rec Sunset Hill Farm Restrooms.pdf

 

 

Friday, September 21, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor begins process to build new town hall and community center

Indiana

Indiana Finance Authority OKs Toll Road deal and rate hike

Porter County

County moves forward with wellness clinics for county workers

Phase 2: Renovation of County Courthouse sees groundbreaking

Commissioners hear plan to renovate Opera House, a living Civil War memorial

Environment / Community / Indiana

Shirley Heinze Land Trust honored with Governor Award of Environmental Excellence

Sports

CHS Volleyball beats Valparaiso in 5 games

Trojan Boys Tennis falls to No 9 Munster

Obituary

Local ceremony September 29 for Mary Lynne Williams

 

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Business / Economy / Environment / Region

NIPSCO seeks to retire most coal fired plants in next 5 years

Higher NIPSCO gas rates in effect October 1

USW on USS negotiations: Time is running out

Police

Two on cycle die in US 20 crash; driver charged with OWI

Phony $100 bill passed at Jimmy John's

Chesterton High School

Homecoming royalty candidates announced

Region / Indiana

Senator Young visits Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer outlasts Portage

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092018 Porter County Recycling Notice to Bidders Collection Transportation.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Duneland Schools

School board hires athletic coaches

Town of Chesterton

West Morgan sewer main to be sliplined

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor moving forward with fire department addition

Police

ODPD: Stolen vehicle rolls into Burns Waterway

Porter woman charged with home improvement fraud and exploitation

CPD: Tries to withdraw 20K from Chase account

Chesterton High School Sports

Boys Tennis sweeps Michigan City

CHS Girls Soccer beats Portage 8-0

Trojan Volleyball falls in 5 games

Legal Notices

Services Friday for Frederick Joseph 'Bud' Lenburg

Services Saturday for David D. Burns, age 31

Joyce Victoria Olson passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091918 Indiana American Water Legal Notice Petition of Indiana American Water Company.pdf

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Duneland Schools

School Board members differ over student transfer policy

Fractional property tax rate hike after Board OKs debt payment transfer

Benches to mark Duneland Schools 50th at homecoming party

Steel / Labor / Region / Economy

Steelworkers vote to authorize strike against ArcelorMittal

Town of Chesterton

East Porter Avenue at box culvert remains closed

Community

Two Troop 929 Scouts earn Eagle rank

Sports

No. 2 Chesterton Boys Soccer ties No. 16 Hammond Morton, 2-2

Trojan Tennis beats Lowell

Obituaries

Services Thursday for, Martha Murphy, age 72

Joanne Cox passes away at age 91

 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Business / Region

Water Company seeks to raise rates by 16 percent by 2020

USW continues to meet with USS but reports little progress

Brewery tanks offloaded last week at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Police / Traffic

Bicyclist struck by pickup, killed in Valparaiso

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys soccer team knocks off defending State Champ

CHS Girls soccer team shuts out Highland

CHS Girls Golf takes 2nd at IHSAA Sectional, advances to Regionals

CHS Tennis 2nd at Portage Invitational

Trojan Girls cross country finishes 4th at New Prairie

CHS Boys cross country 6th at New Prairie Invite

Chesterton Football falls at Valparaiso

Obituary

Memorial gathering Wednesday for Robert S. Bryant, age 62

Obituaries

Legal Notices/091718 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Four Dump Trucks with Plows.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids One Bituminous Distributor.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 284 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 285 2018.pdf

 

Friday, September 14, 2018

Education

Two local students named National Merit Semifinalists

Business / Nation / Region

Feds hunt for gas blast cause at NiSource subsidiary

Westchester Library

Westchester Library drops limits on patrons' computer access

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action calls on DNR to hold public meeting on proposed Pavilion project changes

Community

Art Comp 2018 winners announced

Sports

CHS Girls Soccer blanks Kankakee Valley 6-0

Trojan Boys Tennis beats LaPorte 4-1

Chesterton Volleyball falls 3-0 at LaPorte

Obituary

Services Saturday for Matthew Robert DeLache

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091418 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/091418 Richard E Anderson Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Wilbert Hamstra Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/091418 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW says USS proposal still falls short

Community

Water safety and survival workshop Monday

Duneland Community Service Appreciation Night at CHS Girls Soccer

Duneland Community Prayer Breakfast to be held October 3

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to use its own ambulance service

Police / Traffic

Motorcyclist crashes on I-65

Sports

No. 2 CHS boys soccer beats No. 7 Lake Central 2-1

Obituary

Services Saturday for Matthew Robert DeLache

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

US Steel submits revised contract proposal to the USW

USW Local 6787 to vote on strike Monday

Community

Rotary Barbeque Chicken Saturday

Preregister for Red Kite Treasure Adventure for children on the autism spectrum

Town of Porter

Town of Porter OKs micropantry donation box

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS girls soccer teams beat Lake Central 3-2

Trojan Volleyball beats Merrillville

CHS Boys Tennis falls 3 2 to Valparaiso

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf

Legal Notices/091218 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of James P Tarnowski.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council doubles brush/leaf fee

Jim Ton interested in ban on jake brakes on Indiana 49

Porter County

Tax exemption for lease for prosecutor division in question

Elections

Early voting at Chesterton Town Hall begins Oct. 10

Community

CHS flag installation commemorates those lost on 9/11

Education

Duneland Schools to host series on the operation of education

Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf finishes fifth in DAC Tournament

 

Monday, September 10, 2018

Duneland School Board Elections

Two of three school board races contested; Trout bows out

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW Talks with Arcelor have stalled; strike vote is possible

USW returns to table with USS; locals support strike

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer stays unbeaten with 3-0 win

Chesterton Girls Soccer blanks Hobart 9-0

Trojan Tennis win Lowell Invitational

Bullock wins; CHS 2nd at Bob Thomas Invite

Chesterton Boys 2nd at Bob Thomas Invite

Trojan Volleyball finishes 2-2 at CHS Invite

Chesterton Football falls at LaPorte

Obituaries

David Stephen Hamilla, age 70, passes away

Donna K. Atherton passes away at age 70

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091018 AIL Coffee Creek LLC Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Advisory Plan Petition of AIL Coffe Creek LLC.p...

Legal Notices/091018 Liberty Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Liberty Township 2019 Budget.pdf

 

Friday, September 7, 2018

Police

Appeals Court throws out statements in Upper Deck murder

Porter County

Shorthanded Porter County park board nixes overtime request

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar restroom retrofit continues so does Waskom project

Environment

National Lakeshore gets 'war machine' to fight invasive species

Region

Young, Donnelly, Visclosky support for South Shore West Lake project

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer blanks Crown Point 3-0

Chesterton Girls Soccer shuts out Lowell 9-0

CHS Boys Tennis wins

Trojan Volleyball falls to Michigan City

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090718 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Sale Chesterton Utility 90 Vactor Sewer Cleaner.pdf

Legal Notices/090718 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers VCS Bus Replacement Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/090718 Valparaiso Community Schools VCS Capital Projects Plan.pdf

 

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

More USW locals vote to authorize strike against USS

August steel import applications down

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools Superintendent Bolinger sets public input sessions

Chesterton High School Homecoming is September 21

Duneland Education Foundation 2nd annual 5K Homecoming Hustle September 22

Police

Human skeletal remains found near Porter Regional Hospital

Health / Elections

Sen. Donnelly reacts to suit which could end insurance for preexisting conditions

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball beats Highland

Trojan Girls Golf falls to Munster 184 213

Obituary

Services Monday for Nancy G. Vrska, age 87

Legal Notics

Legal Notices/090618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers DSC 19 Capital Projects Plan Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/090618 IDEM Notice of 30 Days for Public Comment Air Permit Beemsterboer Slag Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/090618 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Catenary Wire.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW locals vote to strike but USS does not anticipate one

Town of Chesterton

Championship croquet facility proposed for Dogwood Park

Community / Library

1000 Books Before Kindergarten registration and storytimes at Thomas and Hageman

Region

NICTD seeks to move West Lake corridor project into engineering phase

Sports

CHS girls soccer team beats No. 18 Crown Point

Chesterton Girls Golf falls at Valparaiso

Trojan Boys Tennis gets 4-1 Duneland Conference win

Trojan Volleyball picks up 5 game DAC win

Obituary

David W. Hoenke passes away at age 90

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf

Legal Notices/090518 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Pumper Fire Apparatus.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW USS to extend contract, but strike votes to be held

Police

4 killed in wrong way Toll Road crash

Sports

Trojan Football falls 28-10 in Duneland Conference opener

No. 9 CHS Boys beat No. 16 Munster 2-0

CHS girls cross country team 7th at Marion Invitational

CHS cross country team 9th at Marion Invite

Obituaries

Memorial Service September 16 for Michele Weimer Tribole

Private services for Ray Frederick Dickinson

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090418 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 19.pdf

 

Friday, August 31, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal contract extended for short period; no word on USS

Police

ISP blitzing drunk drivers over Labor Day holiday

Environment / Climate / Business

Trump eases US methane rules as Colorado says state's work

Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis falls to Crown Point

Chesterton volleyball falls at Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/083118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Sale Chesterton Utility 90 Vactor Sewer Cleaner.pdf

Legal Notices/083118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Rates for Refuse Pickup and Disposal.pdf

Legal Notices/083118 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearin ATC Loyal Order of the Moose Lucky Stop Co.pdf

Legal Notices/083118 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC My Mother's Daughter Inc Blue Point Oysters.pdf

Legal Notices/083118 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo North Annex Bid Package No 1.pdf

 

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Environment / Community

Dunes Action updates crowd on Pavilion project

Community

Art Comp Exhibit dropoff dates at the Chesterton Art Center

Police / Fire

Semi hits auto at 12 and 49 in Burns Harbor

Porter County police join in drug probe leading to federal charges against five

Porter PD: Man pulls knife at the Village Tavern

Town of Porter

Town of Porter paving costs reduced

Indiana / Education

Duneland legislators graded by Indiana Coalition of Public Education

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1978 Reunion

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer blanks Merrillville

Trojan Volleyball sweeps Hanover Central

Obituary

Celebration of Life Tuesday, September 4 for Frederick Fred Millet

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/083018 City of Portage Notice of Proposed Vacation of Easement Lots 1 and 2 of Dohertys.pdf

Legal Notices/083018 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Catenary Wire.pdf

Legal Notices/083018 Town of Porter Notice of Intent.pdf

Legal Notices/083018 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Porter Local Road and Bridge Match Grant Fund.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW contemplates possibility of ArcelorMittal strike or lockout on September 1

USW blasts USS 'reckless' path; contract expires September 1

Business / Trade

Tariffs on imported newsprint nixed in win for US newspapers

Police / Emergency

Driver dies when truck hit by South Shore train

PCSP: Portage boy sent text threats, is detained

Porter County

Dispatchers honored at Porter County Council meeting

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Fire Department to go out to bid for new engine

Sports

Chesterton Boys Tennis wins DAC opener

CHS Girls Soccer blanks Merrillville 13-0

McCoy gets hole-in-one; Trojans fall

Obituary

Services Thursday for Ruby E. Landwer, 93

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082918 Duneland School Corporation Notice of Public Hearing Equipment Lease Purchase Agreement.pdf

Legal Notices/082918 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Pumper Fire Apparatus.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Town Council votes to place baby box at Fire Department

East Porter Avenue to stay closed until September 27

Hearing set for proposed hike in town brush fee

Community / Youth

Duneland- including CHS- loses power in Mondays blistering heat

Youth adult artists sought for Hooked on Art chalk art competition September 22

Porter County

Porter County Animal Shelter releases intake and outcome data

Elections / Indiana

Indiana election security plans donít include new machines

Business / Steel

American Iron and Steel Institute lauds renegotiation of NAFTA

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082818 Stutler Architects Notice of Public Hearing Ogden Dunes BZA Hearing.pdf

 

Monday, August 27, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW calls USS proposal laughable as clock ticks

Police

Charges filed after man forcibly enters and occupies Beverly Shores home

ISP: CP motorcyclist dies in crash on I94 in Lake

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA mulls Wise Guys signage request

Region

Sen. Donnelly lauds $8M federal grant to NICTD for positive train control costs

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Football shuts out Munster 31-0

CHS Girls Soccer wins shortened game

Trojan Boys Soccer ties at SB St Joseph

CHS Boys Tennis goes 1-2 at Penn Invite

Obituary

Gathering of friends Saturday for Michael D. Eddy

 

Friday, August 24, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

Union reports little progress in talks one week before ArcelorMittal contract expires

Police

CPD 16-year-old boy forcibly entered Residences to vandalize and burn

ISP: Trucker dies in I-65 crash in Lake County

Sentenced to 70 months in child pornography case

Naloxone heat map documents EMS use of the antiopioid across the state

Study finds that more Indiana high school seniors are vaping

Elections / Indiana

Indiana candidate Braun's outsourcing ties magnified under Trump

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Lake Central

CHS Girls Golf falls twice in DAC triangular

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082418 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo North Annex Bid Package No 1.pdf

Legal Notices/082418 IDEM Notice of 30 days for Public Comment Air Permit for Cathay Industries USA Inc.pdf

 

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer blasts Valpo 4-0

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools host eLearning and 1.1 Digital Learning forums

New parent drop off traffic pattern in force at Chesterton Middle School

Environment / Community

Walt Breitinger honored with Ikes Hall of Fame Award

Porter County Government

Tourism backs Indiana Dunes National Park

PCCRVC releases Dunes video series on YouTube

Police

Former St. John man gets 78 months for child porn

Business

US and China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

Sports / Region

South Shore to stop trains at 18th St for Bears games

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082318 City of Portage Notice of Proposed Vacation of Easement Lots 1 and 2 of Dohertys.pdf

 

 

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland copes with state mandated school funds shift

School board hears results of visit from accreditation team

Environment

Dunes Action to hold public meeting Tuesday

DNR says check trees for Asian longhorned beetle

Sports

CHS Girls fall to Valparaiso in PKs

Trojan volleyball drops DAC opener

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082218 Porter County Regional Airport Public Notice Porter County Municipal Airport Notice of Intent.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Education / Duneland Schools

School board recognizes building trades for building first home

Duneland Board hires athletic and academic coaches

Town of Chesterton

Broadway sidewalk project just got a bit more complicated

Utility is now IDEM compliant with plan to control combined sewer overflows

Police

Crown Point man gets 15 years for attempt to incite terrorist violence

Economy

Jobless rate in July marginally up statewide, marginally down in NWI

Environment

Tons of plastic trash enter Great Lakes every year; where does it go?

Rainfall total 2.6 inches

Sports

CHS volleyball beats Andrean in 5 games

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1967 get together Saturday

 

 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Police / Emergency

Two boys drown at State Park beach within an hour's time

Two on motorcycle die in Indiana 130 crash

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools to organize Alumni Association

Duneland's community school system to celebrate 50 years on Jan 1, 2019

Porter County

Construction officially underway for silo activity center at Sunset Hill

Business / Steel / Region

USW insists on wage increases in new contract with US Steel

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Cross Country finishes 2nd in season opener

CHS Girls Cross Country finishes 2nd at NIC Stomp

Chesterton Boys Soccer beats Avon 3-1; girls lose two

Chesterton Football falls 10-9 in opener

CHS Tennis 3rd at South Bend St Joe Tournament

Chesterton Girls Golf 7th at Warsaw Invite

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082018 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Real Estate Double Track NWI Project & W Lake Corridor.pdf

 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Business / Steel / Region

USW reports little progress in talks with ArcelorMittal, USS

USS to receive state tax credits, TIF for $750M capital investment in Gary Works

Region

NICTD reaches critical agreement with NIPSCO, 2nd RR for double tracking

Environment

Visclosky still hopeful for Dunes National Park

Police

Two Iron Workers Local 395 members indicted

Porter County

County Highway Department proposes return to in house chip and seal

Region

South Shore donating car to SBFD for training

Sports

CHS Boys Cross Country begins Saturday

Chesterton Girls Cross Country gets started on Saturday

Trojan Volleyball falls at Munster

Obituaries

Legal Notices/081718 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Double Track NWI Project & W Lake Corridor.pdf

Legal Notices/081718 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/081718 Town of Chesterton Utility CSO Community Notification.pdf

 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Community

A Chesterton Tribune Editorial

Environment

Feds oppose making National Lakeshore a National Park

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools 1.1 Digital Device Initiative eLearning days explained

Indiana / Education

Soliday promotes new laws impacting schools

Porter County

County Commissioners award phase 2 courthouse bids

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council No rezone for number 6 Franklin

Porter planners favor Old Porter Road rezone

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Soccer gets 1st DAC win

Trojan Girls Golf splits DAC triangular

Boys Tennis opens Saturday at SB St Joe Invite

Obituary

Dorothy L. Novak Kuehl passes away at age 90

 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Downtown businesses may now apply for 2 percent improvement loans

Police / Fire / Emergency

CFD: Steelhauler loses coil on I-94 here

VPD Sgt. Todd Kobitz made honorary member of CPD for training Maverick

Community

Youth sports at YMCA are something special

Sports

CHS Volleyball sweeps Morton

Trojan Girls Soccer wins opener

Obituary

Services August 22 for Susan Hyatte

 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Schnadenberg eyes six big projects

Town of Chesterton moves to pay for employee raises

Porter County

Coroner Harris: Drug-related deaths down in first half of 2018

As full time parks workers leave, part time workers replace them

Sports

New look Trojan volleyball opens tonight

CHS Boys Soccer opens 2018 season with 2-1 at Boone Grove

 

Monday, August 13, 2018

Community / Nation

Newspaper calls for action to defend the working press

Township Library

Twp. Library receives donation from patron's estate

Sports

Trojan 'D' stout in Griffith scrimmage

CHS Boys Soccer opens tonight at Boone Grove

Girls Soccer opens at Michigan City

Obituaries

Irene Augusta Nowak passes away

Rade Pejic, MD., passes away at age 78

Services Tuesday for John A. Crakes

Services Wednesday for Peggy D. Dalton

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081318 Town of Chesterton Storm Water Utility Public Notice Storm Water Discharge.pdf

Legal Notices/081318 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2017.pdf

Legal Notices/081318 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Real Estate Double Track NWI Project & W Lake Corridor.pdf

 

Friday, August 10, 2018

Duneland Schools

School starts Monday; drivers be vigilant

Revised to add web addresses with information for parents: Duneland Schools explain eLearning days policy

Labor / Business / Steel / Region

USW rejects US Steel's push for flat wages in contract talks

USW: ArcelorMittal dragging its heels

Porter County

County Park Board nixes additional oversight in grain bin project

$3.2 million Expo Center projects begins

Police

CPD: Man defrauded of $4,400; phished by email purportedly sent by his boss

CPD: Goshen man's ID and Social Security being used by local company's employee

Election 2018

Outsourcing critic's brand sells foreign parts

Sports

Trojan Football opens with scrimmage tonight

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081018 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Double Track NWI Project & W Lake Corridor.pdf

Legal Notices/081018 Porter County Plan Commision Petition of Capstone Development.pdf

Legal Notices/081018 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of FWA Development LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/081018 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of Janice Tudor.pdf

 

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Duneland Schools

Duneland School system has new fourth grade teacher and nutrition manager

Business / Steel

No. 3 blast furnace down at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor

Steel import applications spike in July by 8 percent

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council hears paving updates

Burns Harbor eyes expanding fire station to make room for ambulance crew

Police

Liberty Township 13-year-old girl missing

Culver's worker is run over in parking lot; finishes her shift

Sports

CHS Girls Golf beats Boone Grove

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Duneland Schools

Duneland students will have six eLearning days

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton survey needs responses from the young and not so young

'Trainquility Path Mindfulness Garden' proposed for Thomas Centennial Park

'Spark in the Park' set for October 7 in Thomas Park

Police / Emergency

Toddler dies after being hit by train in Portage; sister injured

Community

Nutcracker auditions for age 4 and up in Chesterton August 12

Indiana

AG: Never use unsolicited credit card received in mail

Obituary

Services Saturday for Joie L Ols age 87

 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Duneland Schools

Three Duneland School Board meetings today and tomorrow

Duneland announces Open Houses at schools

Community

Summer Fun Event Saturday at the Moose

Environment

Chicago Tribune: Regulators unsure where ArcelorMittal Burns Harbor pollution goes

Police / Emergency

DNR Woman pulled unresponsive from water off Washington Park

Indiana

State urges parents to make sure immunizations current

DNR Off road vehicles must be BMV registered

Sports

CHS Girls Golf 8th at Kankakee Valley Invite

Obituary

Services Saturday for Willoughby Fouts Donnellan

 

Monday, August 6, 2018

Police

Man drowns off Portage Lakefront

CFD: Motor home fire closes WB I-94

ISP: LaPorte County Council member charged with residential entry

Porter County

Porter County Auditor certifies taxable property values

Indiana

Indiana residents could soon see online sales tax

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080618 Urschel Laboratories Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Urschel Laboratories.pdf

 

Friday, August 3, 2018

Porter County

Porter County Council hears of new discrepancies in secretive lease for prosecutor unit

Mark Hardwick named Superior II court magistrate

Business / Steel / Region

Differences remain between USW and Arcelor in contract talks in Pittsburgh

Trump says US Steel opening mills. Not so.

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Sports

Lucas Davison wins two National wrestling titles

Chesterton Girls Golf splits season opener

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Joseph and Leslie Venturella.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Michael and Kimberly Bucheit.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Family and Social Services Administration Brigitte Wood Probationary License.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Brian Black.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Charles Dunlap.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of John Wood.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Raul Otano.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Jon Stefanko.pdf

Legal Notices/080318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Melissa Oestreich Somers.pdf

 

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Police

Michigan City man and juvenile charged in federal court with Portage Chase Bank robbery

Community

Dozens of local artists to exhibit at Chesterton Art Fair

Woodville Foundation sets reorganization meeting for Monday, August 6 at 6 pm

Business / Steel / Region

US Steel posts 2Q profit of 214 million

Elections

Secretary of State candidate Jim Harper blasts state Lake County precinct plan

Indiana

Indiana lawmaker haunted by 2015 Facebook messages

Sports

Girls Golf tees off season today

Obituary

John R. 'Jay' Mathias passes away in Georgia

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080218 Beverly Shores Clerk Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Community Crossings Grant Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/080218 Falling Waters Conservancy District Public Meetings on Second Mondays.pdf

Legal Notices/080218 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Shinn Building and Devel Corp.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Community

Babapaloosa music festival has global and local impact

Business / Region

ArcelorMittal posts 2nd quarter profit of $1.86 billion

NiSource tells 2Q profit of $23.2M

Environment

EPA sets public session on Great Lakes plan August 7

Police

Chase Bank robbed in Portage three suspects detained for questioning

Appeal rejected of local man who pleaded to sexual misconduct with minor

Indiana

A Hoosier community that backed Trump says no to migrant detention

Obituary

Services Saturday for William Larry Ryan, Jr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080118 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Storm Water Fee CR 625 W in Sect...

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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