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Friday, April 28, 2017

Education

CHS Sandpipers 3rd at FAME National Finals

Discovery Charter plans May 18 open house for new building, approves budget

Student-designed natural playground opened at Discovery Charter School

Police

Man to face murder charge in death of his mother in 2015 Ogden Dunes house fire

Valparaiso man dies in I-94 crash in Lake County

Sports

Trojan Softball blasts Hobart 16-1 in 5 innings

Chesterton Girls Tennis gets first DAC win

CHS Lacrosse beats LaLumiere 14-6

Obituary

Karen Leonard passes away at age 66

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/042817 Town of Chesterton Clerk-Treasurer Ordinance 2017-03 DSC Petitioned Chesterton TC for Annex.pdf

 

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Environment

Bird Sanctuary not-for-profit acquires 10-acre gift in Coffee Creek watershed

Porter County

More county workers get off-season salary hikes

County mulls paying for ambulance contract with hospital sale money

Lake Michigan Environment

Study Lake Michigan has plenty of food for Asian carp

Sports

Mitch Davis sets school record in Trojans golf win

CHS Baseball falls to Valpo win streak ends at 7

CHS Softball falls at Crown Point

Obituaries

Services Friday for Porter Lamar Young

Dona Gembala passes away remembrance, July 31

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Town of Chesterton

South Calumet Road from Porter Ave. to the post office to be repaved this year

Town to receive LED streetlighting in 2018

Town of Porter

Porter: No money donation for fireworks; Duneland: No buses this year

Porter Search and Rescue dog Harley to retire May 1

Business / Steel

US Steel reports 1Q net loss of $180M

Foreign steel imports up 25 percent in March

Sports

CHS Baseball wins 7th straight, beats Valpo 8-3

Chesterton Softball beats Lake Central 5-2

Trojan Girls Track splits in Duneland Conference action

CHS Boys Track splits DAC double dual

Obituaries

Roger C. Schlobin passes away at age 72

Services Friday for Betty E. Kelchak

Celebration of Life Saturday for Mildred Jean Peterson, 90

Mary Ellen Henkel passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042617 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Donald Trowbridge.pdf

Legal Notices/042617 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Woodland Savanna Land Conserv.pd...

Legal Notices/042617 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers BH Proposal of Cumulative Capital Dev. Fund.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Shortfall projected in Town of Chesterton 2017 General Fund

Chesterton balks at $2,500 in cash for Chamber fireworks

Police

Chesterton Police seek surveillance tape along South Calumet and 100E corridor; Dillard pleads not guilty

Community

Duneland Boys and Girls Club set for ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday

Troop 908 Scouts undertake local projects to earn Eagle Scout rank

Hawthorne Park playground equipment ready for install

Indiana Legislature

Soliday: Largest infrastructure investment in Indiana history approved

Pelath gives recap on 2017 Legislature

Business / Economy

March jobless rate plummets across NWI

Sports

CHS Boys Lacrosse moves to 7-1

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Saturday for Mildred Jean Peterson, 90

Services Wednesday for Nicole Elizabeth Gland

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/042517 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment.pdf

 

Monday, April 24, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS Symphonic Band earns Gold at ISSMA

Police

No new info on status of homicide investigation

Portage Police officer fatally shoots man after traffic stop

Off-duty officer shoots man outside Michigan City hospital

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers send final bills to Gov. Holcomb's desk

Sports

CHS Baseball wins 3 over the weekend

CHS Softball falls to LaPorte; sweeps New Prairie

Chesterton wins 6 events at West Lafayette Relays

Trojan Girls finish 4th in West Lafayette

Trojan Boys Golf 9th at LC Midwest Classic

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Nicole Elizabeth Gland

Services Friday for Alexander Joseph Killosky, Jr.

Services Saturday for James W. 'Jim' Ertel

Services and visitation Wednesday for Elizabeth Mary Sterner

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Charles B Lundquist.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joh Paduc.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Richard Parker.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Rnady and Kathleen Erwin.pdf

Legal Notices/042417 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Adoption CCDF Tax Rate was Increased.pdf

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

Police

Update: Suspect in Nicole Gland murder implicated himself on tape, police say

Upper Deck bouncer, Christopher Dillard, charged with Nicole Gland's stabbing murder

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers seek to buy new lethal injection drugs

Town of Chesterton

Olthof Homes proposes duplexes in Village Green at Coffee Creek

Region / Indiana

Local lawmakers tout benefits of South Shore line development bill

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers face big list of bills at session end

Business

Steelmakers praise Trump for ordering import investigation

Suit seeks to block Strack & Van Till owner from selling stores

1st Source Bank reports record high quarter profit

Sports

Chesterton Baseball runs win streak to 3

Trojan Softball cruises to win over Hebron

CHS Boys Golf wins

CHS Tennis falls at Crown Point

 

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Police

Coroner: Nicole Gland, 24, died of multiple stab wounds

Porter County

Porter County BZA denies location variance for Duneland Landscape

Business

ArcelorMittal first to develop steel median safety barrier for highway use

Environment

Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary spins off from Parks Foundation

EPA chief makes first Superfund site visit with Indiana stop

Heinze fund wins $50K to buy public access site at Lydick Bog

Indiana

Indiana House falls just short of passing proAirbnb bill

Indiana GOP leaders agree to close cold beer loophole

Details of Indiana roads funding agreement dribble out

Bill lets Indiana governor, not voters, pick schools chief

Indiana University bans athletes with sexual violence past

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042017 INDOT Public Notice of Construction Activity Intersection Improvements at US 6 and Meridian.pdf

Legal Notices/042017 NICTD Request for Bidders Kensington Underpass Reconstruction Project.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Police

Chesterton Police investigating woman’s homicide behind Tribune office

Elections

Porter County says not to panic over voter list purge

Porter County

County Parks Department closes on purchase of land for parking at BrinckaCross

Town of Chesterton

Utility seeking easement for Deer Run Apartments lift station

Business

Strack and Van Til's owner seeks to sell 22 Strack stores

Sports

CHS Boys sweep Valparaiso and Crown Point in track

Chesterton Baseball beats Portage 5-1

Trojan Softball shuts out Michigan City 17-0

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins twice in Indy

CHS Girls Track splits DAC double dual

Obituaries

Services Saturday for George Sosnowski, Jr.

Mary Ellen Henkel passes away

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041917 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers DSC Rainy Day Fund.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Removal of pavers at Coffee Creek Center set to start May 1

Porter County

Commissioners OK next payment for animal shelter

Environment

EPA Still no chemical found in lake waters; beaches reopened

NWI People's Climate March in Highland Saturday, April 29

DNR releases 2016 Wildlife Science Report

Indiana

State Rep. Moseley looking to get veterans into railroad jobs

Police

Former PCSP officer charged with battery in connection with infant's injuries

Sports

Trojan Tennis beats Kankakee Valley 3-2

Obituaries

Services Friday for Stephen J. 'Steve' Pluta

Services Friday for Malcolm E. Anderson

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Police

CFD: Leaves I-94 ends up in yard on Marquardt Dr

VPD: Man with knife and heroin enters middle school through unlocked door

Indiana

Deadline looming for Indiana lawmakers

Turkey slams into windshield again in Indiana

Porter County

County Auditor to host tax workshops on veteran, senior benefits, college planning

Environment / Lake Michigan

EPA Samples show no chemical in the lake USS begins startup

Politics / Elections

Locals join national Tax Day March

Indivisible NWI/Chesterton to meet Wednesday

Indiana counties purging inactive voters from rolls

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Portage 3 - 1

Chesterton Boys win 5 events at CHS Relays

Trojan Girls win 3 events at CHS Relays

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041717 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

 

Friday, April 14, 2017

Environment/Lake Michigan

Chicago testing finds chemical at low levels in lake

Chesterton High School

CHS honors 52 students with Academic Rings

Dozens honored at CHS Academic Recognition Night

Town of Burns Harbor

INDOT lowers speeds on 149 to 45 mph near Burns Harbor food truck square

Burns Harbor restores deal on culverts; building facade standards approved

Environment

DNR releases 2016 white tailed deer report

Sports

Trojans hold their own against Crown Point's Holloway

Chesterton Girls Tennis falls 5-0 to Plymouth

Obituary

Memorial Service Thursday for Kay A. Odle, age 79

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041417 Porter County Auditor's Office Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations for County Budgets.pdf

Legal Notices/041417 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Rainbow Community Inc.pdf

 

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Environment/Lake Michigan

EPA: Still no trace of chemical in Lake Michigan; USS explains spill

Business / Region / Lake Michigan

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor breaks with tradition, first ocean vessel of the season not carrying imported steel

Indiana

Former GOP Senator Lugar blasts Trump policies as 'simplistic'

DNA collection bill goes to Governor Holcomb's desk

Indiana Senate OKs hurdle for minors seeking abortions

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council and RDC split costs of new emergency radios

Police

ISP: Motorcyclist crashes bike on I-80/94 near Gary

Indiana/Environment

DNR working to save big trees from ash borer by chemical treatment

Sports

Chesterton Softball blasts Merrillville 18-0

CHS boys golf team wins opener

Trojan Baseball beats Crown Point 4-3

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041317 NICTD Request for Bidders Kensington Underpass Reconstruction Project.pdf

Legal Notices/041317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Constandino J. Vasos.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Environment

EPA: Chemical spill at USS in Portage; two beaches closed; chem not found in the lake

Traffic

Here we go again: Indiana 49 repaving south of Toll Road begins April 24

Lane closures through November on I-94 at Toll Road exit

Narrowed travel lanes on US 30 east of Valpo

Town of Chesterton

INDOT awards Westchester Liberty Trail contract to Walsh and Kelly

Duneland Schools

Retirements and hirings announced at Duneland Schools

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council hears waste disposal report, approves hotel PUD amendment

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Valparaiso 6-2

Trojan Girls Track sweeps Portage and Michigan City

Trojan Boys Track splits DAC duals

Chesterton baseball gift wraps a win for Crown Point

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Everett C. Swanson, 91

Marjorie L. Baum passes away at age 93

Vistitation and funeral Saturday for Frank Bush, III

Services Friday for Timothy Lynn Gray

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Education

School Board backs Mitch Winey memorial at CHS stadium

Town of Chesterton

Town Council takes first step in annexing school bus barn

Blocking sidewalks with vehicles violates Town Code

Spring Cleanup in town begins April 17

402 Broadway no longer unsafe under new owner

Indiana

Indiana nature preserves celebrate 50th anniversary

Legislature approves bill curtailing solar panel incentives

Lawmakers begin to iron out differences on road funding

Sports

Chesterton Boys Lacrosse wins

Obituary

Services Thursday for John James Bratsakis, Sr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041117 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for Powder Processing Technology LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/041117 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Security Card Access Install.pdf

 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Education

Duneland Schools awarded $50K Lilly grant for counseling services

CHS National Honor Society inducts 113 new members

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers appear unlikely to increase cigarette tax

Refugee resettlements cut in half in Indiana under Trump

Police / Indiana

Indiana State Prison inmate dies in fire in cell

Sports

Trojan Softball wins twice at Pendleton Heights

CHS Tennis wins Logansport Invite

CHS Baseball beats Lafayette Harrison

Obituaries

Service Tuesday for Ruth A. 'Corky' Johnson

Service April 29 for Thomas Edward Krusa

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041017 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/041017 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations Parks Donations Fund Capital Outlays.pdf

 

Friday, April 7, 2017

Porter County

New Porter County Parks Master Plan pushes for trails and environmental protection

Town of Chesterton

Committee favors extending tax abatement for Addison Point

Police / Fire / Emergency / Traffic

INDOT serious about roadwork zone safety

INDOT: Treat intersection with non-functioning signals as four-way stop

ISP: Trucker cut off spills load of soil on I-94 in Lake

ISP; Clocked at 158 mph on the Toll Road

CFD: High winds drop tree on house on South Sixth

Indiana

Indiana needle exchange bill heads to governor who backs it

Sports

Girls Tennis opening in Logansport

Obituary

Celebration of Life Sunday for Kelly Loving, age 46

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Daniel Sr. & Maria Sisco.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cynthia R. Miller and Amelia S. Moody.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Gregory Babcock Town of Porter Legal Notice Requesting a Developmental Standard Variance.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cellusite LLC, Jackson.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cellusite LLC, Union.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Boone Grove DSV.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Boone Grove UV.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Insite Inc, Hebron.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert Kottka.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Steven & Cynthia Andrysiak.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of T&J Duneland Properties LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Timothy and Gena Howard.pdf

Legal Notices/040717 Torrenga Engineering Legal Notice for Publication AIL Coffee Creek LLC to Commence Construction.pdf

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners boosting security at Porter County facilities

Indiana

Senator Young urges action to prevent African crisis

INDOT reminds motorists of states Move Over Law

Cold beer battle brewing after GOP leaders offer final bills

Sports

Girls Track on the road to start the year

Chesterton Lacrosse at home Saturday

Davison to wrestle for Team USA

Boys Track opens season at Highland today

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Wayne S. Thomas

Celebration of Life Saturday for Ricky A. Carlson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040617 Town of Porter Notice of Adoption Cumulative Capital Development Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/040617 Ray Poparad Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Raymond and Linda Poparad.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Porter County

Hospital and Commissioners agree to reduce cost of ambulance contract

Police

Porter man charged with burglary; CPD asking folks to report any missing items

Town of Chesterton

Park Board to purchase 'aqua chairs' for disabled kids at the new splash pad

Community

Leroys Hot Stuff to host benefit ride for Rebuilding Together Duneland April 23

Old town dump new home to Westchester Bird Sanctuary

Indiana Legislature

Indiana Senate OKs appointed schools chief

Indiana Senate votes for infrastructure funding

Indiana House passes bill to cut solar panel incentives

Indiana Senate OKs bill giving failing voucher schools appeal option

Indiana Senate OKs ILEARN new state test

Indiana

Indiana University basketball icon to be honored with marker

Sports

Trojans beat No. 2 Lake Central in opener

Duneland Swim Club Registration begins Friday

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Police / Community

Gun owners not liable for crimes committed with their stolen weapons

Environment / Community

Volunteer April 8 to tend habitat at Westchester Bird Sanctuary

Environment / Traffic

Flooding closes Beverly Drive west of US 12; Central Ave. Beach closed

Region

Visclosky urges high schoolers to enter Congressional Art Contest by April 28

Community / Local History

Tribune begins 134th year as community newspaper

Indiana

Indiana House approves abortion parental notification bill

House panel passes bill to take over Gary and Muncie schools

Sports

Trojan Boys finish 4th at Hoosier State Relays

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Lowell Thomas Gillikin

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/040417 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Security Card Access Install.pdf

 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Indiana

Judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

Gov. Holcomb pushes for pre-K funding, against cigarette tax hike

Community / Local History

Tribune begins 134th year as community newspaper

Business / Region

Ports of Indiana to celebrate Western Hemisphere Ports Day on Tuesday

Community

Jo Winey Babcock Memorial Endowment fund nears goal

Rebecca Cibak helps ensure brighter futures at YMCA

Sports

Trojan Baseball opens tonight at Gavit

Chesterton Softball splits in home opener

Obituary

Services Wednesday for LaVerne R. Friday, age 94

Pete Visclosky honors father, former Gary mayor 'Johnny V', dead at 101

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040317 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice; L&L Package Store Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/040317 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice; Wilson Management Enterprises ...

Legal Notices/040317 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations Parks Donations Fund Capital Outlays.pdf

 

 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Porter County

Lots combined for US 6 business park; County DRC reviews cell towers

Police / Lake Michigan / Region

Charges filed in fatal Lake Michigan boat crash

Police / Region

LaPorte County police investigating sex abuse video posted online

Business / Trade

Trump to order trade study ramped up antidumping duties collection

Germany says EU should consider trade complaint in US steel spat

Indiana

Indiana Senate approves preschool expansion bill

Indiana Senate offers up $32.1 billion two year budget

Theaters take aim at fake news by screening '1984'

Politics

Trump revives threat to use new libel laws to stifle press

Sports / Community

Chesterton Pop Warner registration dates set

Obituaries

Services Monday for Walter E. Kolasa

Ricky Allen Carlson passes away at age 62

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/033117 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Chesterton Middle School Pool Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/033117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Heavilin Elementary School Furniture & Equipment Install....

 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Porter County

County Council approves prosecutor raises 4-2

Police

CPD: Elderly man scammed of $1,900

CPD suspects fraud in online dating relationship and African iTune purchases

Indiana

Indiana Senate offers up $32.1 billion two year budget

Indiana House OKs looser rule for failing schools and taxed funded vouchers

Senate panel advances ISTEP replacement bill

Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

2nd turkey in 2 days flies into windshield in Indiana

Sports

Chesterton Softball falls 5-4 at Lake Central in opener

Obituaries

Memorial Service Friday for Patrick C. Burkhart

Services Friday for William Robert Dickinson, 93

 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Council okays $42K for sidewalk work

CFD cleared to negotiate new contract with Superior Ambulance

TIF board looking at box culvert to replace bridge

Town of Porter

Porter Spring Cleanup starts April 3; CCD rate increase approved

Police

Charged with trafficking at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky speaks on the future of steel at Congressional hearing today

Indiana

Indiana panel amends abortion bill on parental notification

Sens. Donnelly/Young bill would crack down on sex abuse in amateur athletics

Sports

Duneland Swim Club peaks at Indiana Age Group State Meet

Sports

Chesterton High School Softball opens today

Obituaries

Services Friday for William Robert Dickinson, 93

Private service for Dorothy Marie Price Hibbets

Services set for JoAnn Zatorski Goldman

Cathy E. Basham passes away at age 70

 

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Chesterton Town Council

Town eyes Lipinski property on Broadway

Jim Ton reports that proposed NIRPC merger with Illinois is dead

Region

Bikes allowed on select South Shore weekday am/pm rush hour trains

Police / Traffic

CFD responds to I-94 steelhauler accident here

Economy / Region

Jobless rate marginally higher statewide and in the region

Indiana

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Powerful Indiana Senate committee puts stamp on roads plan

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Nathan Tyler Legler, 19

Doyle Ray Moore passes away

Cathy E. Basham passes away at age 70

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/032817 NIPSCO Notice of Intent Rule 5 Public Notice.pdf

 

Monday, March 27, 2017

Police / Traffic / Community

Nathan Legler, 19, dies in crash on US 6

Town of Porter

Public Hearing Tuesday for Porter CCD fund hike

Region

Illinois considers legalizing recreational marijuana for a fiscal boost

Indiana

Indiana inmates could have computer tablets by end of year

Convenience store cold beer licenses prompt heated reaction from lawmakers

Sports / Community

Dunes Classic Golf Tourney May 20 and 21

Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County holding registration for Summer Football League

Obituaries

Memorial Service Wednesday for Carol A. Follis

Services pending for Joann Goldman, age 63

Services Wednesday for Marcia Milligan

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/032717 Duneland School Corporation 2016 Annual Performance Report.pdf

Legal Notices/032717 Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Legal Notice of Evidentiary Hearing Petition of Community Utilitie...

 

Friday, March 24, 2017

Politics

Chuck Williams elected Treasurer of State GOP

Duneland Schools

CHS Business Professionals of America Club students place at State Competition

Town of Chesterton

North Calumet Roard duplex proposal continued by Chesterton BZA

Environment

Earth Hour a call for action on climate change set for Saturday

Region / Nation

Visclosky speaks on House floor against GOP healthcare bill

Indiana

Senator Todd Young warns of starvation peril in Africa

Ind. Senators Joe Donnelly Todd Young introduce bill to hold Iran accountable

Sports

Venessa Krause leads University of Michigan swim team to solid finish at NCAA

Obituary

Services Monday for Peter J. Ferrari, Jr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/032417 Duneland School Corporation Cancelled 2017 Renovations at Jackson Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/032417 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Chesterton Middle School Pool Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/032417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Heavilin Elementary School Furniture & Equipment Install....

Legal Notices/032417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Thomas Jefferson Elementary Add. and Renovations.pdf

 

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Porter County

Interest growth of county hospital sale investment slows in quarter

Community

Rock for a Cure NWI to launch in Chesterton Saturday

Region / Business

Franciscan Alliance and Methodist Hospitals exploring 'integration’

Region

Census estimate shows Indiana population growth stagnant

INDOT to hold open house on 2017-21 plan for transportation projects

Indiana

Industry chief tells lawmakers solar doesn't threaten utility profits

Indiana lawmakers scrap plan to set aside school prayer time

Environment / Weather

Arctic sea ice dips to record low for winter

Obituary

Services Friday for Catherine A. Wolf

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/032317 Town of Pines Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Kevin S. Slavik.pdf

Legal Notices/031617 Porter County Tax Rate Chart.pdf

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Portuer County

Anton Insurance resigns as Porter County health insurance agent

Police / Traffic

OWI suspected in US 6 head-on crash

INDOT to hold open house April 11 on 2017-21 plan for transportation projects

Town of Chesterton

Unincorporated Liberty Township property owners seek sewer service from town

Community

Kiteboarders can register now for Downwind Classic April 8 at Porter Beach

Weather / Environment / Indiana

Warm and wet Indiana spring could mean early mosquitoes and ticks

Indiana

Indiana House panel advances bill to weaken teacher unions

Obituaries

Services Friday for Betty Pisarski, age 89

Services pending for Catherine Wolf, age 92

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/032217 Valparaiso Community Schools 2016 Annual Performance Report.pdf

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Police / Traffic

Ogden Dunes police report missing senior

INDOT hearing Thursday on county's latest roundabout: Ind. 2, 100S, 300W

Parents Register now for April 6 program on drug trends in county

Sheriff Reynolds offers new smartphone app

Town of Chesterton

Stormwater Board to solicit quotes for draining alley piping runoff off 11th St

Community

Register now for YMCA Summer Day Camp

Celebrate Earth Day with the Izaak Walton League

Region

Try the South Shore line Kids Ride Free program

Obituary

Services Wednesday evening for Pamela L. Lange

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/032117 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers Est. of Cumulative Cap. Dev. Fund.pdf

 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Police

Valparaiso Walgreens robbed of Oxycontin at gunpoint

Indiana

Indiana considers prohibiting cities and towns from banning Airbnb

Job cuts continue at Indiana factories despite Trump pressure

Westchester Library

County Council seeking applications for Westchester Library Board appointment

Environment / Community

Native Plant Sale April 1 but preorder purchases now

Obituaries

Charles Hinson Beatty, Jr. passes away at age 43

Services Wednesday for Virginia M. Nelson, 86

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/032017 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2017 Pavement Improvements.pdf

 

Friday, March 17, 2017

Porter County

County RDC backs off plans for diverting taxes into TIFs

Board told state lags behind neighbors in spending tax funds to subsidize tourism industry

Police / Emergency

Sheriff Reynolds takes command of Drug Task Force

Tree falls across NIPSCO power line on Indian Boundary

Environment

Republicans join Democrats against Trump Great Lakes cuts

Earth sizzles to near record heat even without El Nino

Indiana

Indiana Democrats want Pence health care program defended

Trump budget could hurt NWI South Shore project funding

Senator Todd Young in bipartisan effort to crack down on illegal foreign propaganda

Republicans and Democrats blast Trump cut to Meals on Wheels

Sports

CHS Grad Cole Teal in NCAA D3 Final 4

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031717 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Duneland School Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Auditor Additional Appropriations for County Budgets.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Alex Kazmierczak.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Daivd & Melissa Baker.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of David Karriman.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Mariams Meadow LLC .pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Ron Thornton.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Rainbow Community Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/031717 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Thomas Jefferson Elementary Add. and Renovations.pdf

 

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners OK US 6 overlay district and conservation fee

Duneland Schools

Consultants talk to public in Duneland Schools superintendent search

Town of Chesterton

NIPSCO to replace five lopsided trees trimmed by its contractor

Town of Porter

Town of Porter prepares to sell former lift station property

Site plan approved for T & M Tire addition; hotel property to subdivide

Environment / Lake Michigan / Indiana Dunes

Trump seeks elimination of Great Lakes funding

Team announced for restoration of The House of Tomorrow in Beverly Shores

Indiana

Senate panel guts House proposal on preschool education

Dan Coats sworn in as national intelligence director

Sports

Indiana fires Tom Crean after 9 seasons

Obituary

Services Friday for Deborah 'Debbie' Willett

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/031617 Town of Kouts Request for Landscaping Maintenance Proposals Park and Signs Maintenance.pdf

Legal Notices/031617 Porter County Tax Rate Chart.pdf

 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners OK US 6 overlay district and conservation fee

Duneland Schools

Two more days to complete online survey for new school superintendent

Town of Chesterton

Holiday Inn Express project is dead, only empty slab remains

Business

Gas shut off moratorium for low income folks ends today, assistance available

State jobless rate stable in December, jumps in the region

Obituaries

Services Friday for Dolly J. Coppes

Services Saturday for Nhu Van Nguyen, 77

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031517 Crown Point Community School Corp Notice to Bidders School Milk and Dairy Products.pdf

Legal Notices/031517 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals South Bend Airport Realignment Project.pdf

 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Riley's Railhouse owner set to buy 402 and 101 Broadway

Community

Donations to YMCA's Jo Winey Babcock endowment will be matched

Honor Student Christian Charlson Nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Police

Pleasant Township man dies in 900S crash

Obituary

Private Services for David Beare

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031417 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Jackson Elementary 2017 Mechanical Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/031417 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders CMS 2017 Pool Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/031417 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Campus Parking Lot Re-Seal.pdf

Legal Notices/031417 Town of Porter Notice to Taxpayers Est. of Cumulative Cap. Dev. Fund.pdf

 

Monday, March 13, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team wins State Championship

Police / Schools/ Parents

'Beast comes to play': Risk taking, adolescence and drugs

It is not your parents marijuana; know the signs of drug abuse

Weather

National Weather Service backs off lake effect forecast here for tonight

Police / Traffic

ISP: Seatbelt saves life today in I-94 accident

ISP: Indiana man dies in I-94 crash here

Police / Region

US Attorney Capp resigns at direction of President Trump

Sports

Hunzelman wins State All-Around Gymnastics Title; Trojans finish 3rd as a team

Brock Redman named All-American Scholar

Valpo U. gets NIT at-large bid

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Thomas J. Sanders

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031317 Town of Kouts Requests for Proposals Leaf and Brush Pick-Up.pdf

Legal Notices/031317 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2017 Pavement Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/031317 Center Township Trustee 2016 Annual Report.pdf

 

Friday, March 10, 2017

Police / Fire / Emergency

Fatal opioid overdoses surge in 2016 despite use of Narcan kits

CPD: Driver hits house on West Porter Ave., charged with OWI

Change clocks and smoke alarm batteries Saturday

Chesterton High School

Japanese Olympiad team wins 3rd consecutive State Championship

Town of Burns Harbor

Town Council hears of rise in heroin overdoses in Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor OKs $9k food truck square budget

Porter County

Commissioners hire third party consultant for workers comp insurance

Business / Region / Indiana

Bill would re-brand Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as national park

RDA OKs NICTD grant agreements for South Shore expansion and double tracking

 

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Community

Opens Friday here: I Never Saw Another Butterfly tells of hope and human spirit in Auschwitz

Chesterton High School

CHS Jazz Ensemble earns Superior Gold at LaPorte Jazz Festival

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor eyes splash pad and basketball court repairs

Police Fire

Light haze of smoke prompts evacuation of CMS

Indiana

Indiana Senate panel takes up bill allowing praying aloud in schools

Indiana bill could give domestic violence victims

Indiana House GOP open to smaller cigarette tax increase

Steel / Region / Economy

Steel import applications down in February

Sports

CHS honors Winter Sports student athletes

Obituaries

Florence Dresh passes away at age 99

Donald Eagen passes away at 74

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Duneland Schools

Duneland Summer School dates and fees approved; Kinder Camp added

Chesterton Park Board

Quotes opened for new playground equipment

Park Board eyes new trail signage

Community

Volunteer now to join in April 29 Rebuilding Together work day

Region / Police

Major thefts of railroad gun shipments fuel Chicago's soaring murder rate

Indiana

Lawyer: Pence AOL account adds new wrinkle to lawsuit

Twitter troll takes over Soliday's handle, demands apology for rude behavior

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Scott Allen Joyce

Memorial Service Friday for Doris M. Seeley

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030817 Crown Point Community School Corp Notice to Bidders School Milk and Dairy Products (1).pdf

Legal Notices/030817 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals South Bend Airport Realignment Project (1).pdf

Legal Notices/030817 NICTD Request for Bidders Aerial Bucket Truck (1).pdf

Legal Notices/030817 NICTD Request for Bidders Ballast (1).pdf

Legal Notices/030817 NICTD Request for Bidders Undercutting.pdf

Legal Notices/030817 Porter County 2016 Annual Financial Report (1).pdf

Legal Notices/030817 Porter County Regional Airport Annual Report (1).pdf

Legal Notices/Porter County Tax Certificate Sale 022217 Legal Notice template (1).pdf

 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Duneland Schools

Liberty Intermediate School touts culture and technology at school board

CHS Speech team qualifies 12 for national tourney

Duneland Band and Orchestra signups underway

Community

Youth explore STEM at YMCA after school programs

Police

Porter County Police trace 'Washington HS' school threat to Washington state

Victim in fatal Burns Harbor crash identified as South Bend woman

Indiana

Indiana agencies scramble to find more foster parents

Obituaries

Private services for William Charles Nixon

Bettye J. Capp passes away at age 89

Kathleen M. LawlerGrimm dies at age 69

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030717 Clerk-Treasurer Town of Chesterton Annual Financial Report.pdf

Legal Notices/030717 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders CMS 2017 Pool Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/030717 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Jackson Elementary 2017 Mechanical Renovations.pdf

Legal Notices/030717 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Taxpayers Increasing CCD Fund Rate.pdf

 

Monday, March 6, 2017

Porter County

Tax Court upholds denial of exemption to Local 6787 banquet facility on 149

Police

Woman dies in crash on US 20 in Burns Harbor

Community

Community invited to YMCA Campaign Kick Off Breakfast

Indiana

Indiana Legislature at halfway point

Senator Young introduces bill to authorize military force against ISIS

Environment

Great Lakes mayors warn against Trump cuts to restoration effort

Michigan to offer prize in fight against invasive Asian carp

Members of Congress urge Trump to release Asian carp report

Sports

Chesterton gymnasts finish 2nd at regional to earn State Finals berth

Trojan Boys fall to No. 9 Crown Point 78-66

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Edward F. Druzbik, Jr.

Kathleen M. LawlerGrimm dies at age 69

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030617 Porter County Highway Department Notice of Receiving Bids for Liquid Bituminous Material PoCo Highway.pd...

Legal Notices/030617 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids for Supplies and Services for Highway, Sheriff, Comm...

Legal Notices/030617 Town of Beverly Shores Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $1,245,000.pdf

Legal Notices/030617 Town of Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Friday, March 3, 2017

Porter County

Newest County Council member gets educated on animal control costs

County Park Board to explore partnerships with townships

Indiana

Pence used a private email account to conduct state business

Police / Fire / Emergency

Man dies in Portage Township camper fire

CPD: Girl approached by man in red car

Education / Community

St. Patrick Science Olympiad teams do well at regional competition

Environment / Indiana

Izaak Walton League urges Hoosiers to donate to save rare species and create public land

Region

EPA chief and HUD Secretary invited to visit East Chicago families impacted by lead

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Wilmer D. Olson

Services Monday for Joyce Ann Clendaniel Jones

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030317 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of First State Bank of Porter.pdf

Legal Notices/030317 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Celia VanMeerten.pdf

Legal Notices/030317 POCO Plan Commission Petition of Bases Loaded LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/030317 Town of Kouts Requests for Proposals Leaf and Brush Pick-Up.pdf

 

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners and Council to work on comprehensive building plan

Grant money approved for Brincka-Cross; Council discusses Aukiki Park

Duneland Schools

Duneland students selected to exhibit at 42nd annual Porter County Arts-A-Budding

Region

Visclosky testifies on South Shore line expansion today

Indiana

Republicans in Pence's Indiana warn of health repeal fallout

Environment

Izaak Walton League blasts Trump Admin for order on Clean Water Act

Invasive Species Awareness Week: Watch for the Asian long-horned beetle

Sports

Late rally lifts Trojans to 73-70 Sectional win

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Town of Porter

Porter Cove residents ask town to upgrade park

Porter sets March 28 hearing on CCD tax hike

Business / Steel

Mario Longhi out as US Steel president, will continue to serve as CEO

Environment / Weather

Spring pops up super early in much of US

Chicago's lack of snow in 2017 sets 146 year record

Total rainfall here 2.59 inches

Senate confirms Montana Rep. Zinke as Interior secretary

Indiana Legislature

GOP divisions emerge as Indiana Senate passes preschool funding plan

Indiana Senate OKs abortion bill on parental notification

Peeping drones crime bill clears Indiana Senate

Mass protest study bill clears Indiana Senate

Police

Correction on 2015 headline

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Tech. Bid Package No. 3.pdf

Legal Notices/030117 NICTD Request for Bidders Undercutting.pdf

Legal Notices/030117 NICTD Request for Bidders Ballast.pdf

Legal Notices/030117 NICTD Request for Bidders Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/030117 Town of Beverly Shores Cash and Investments Report 2016.pdf

Legal Notices/Porter County Tax Certificate Sale 022217 Legal Notice template (1).pdf

 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Town of Chesterton

TIF board eyes reconfigured Gateway Blvd

LEL to replace brick pavers at Coffee Creek Center with asphalt

Hearing set for March 13 on unsafe 402 Broadway building

Indiana Legislature

Pelath blasts House GOP bills and budget so far this session

Indiana House passes $31.7 billion budget

Hate crime bill dies in the Legislature again

Indiana House OKs bill on prayer in schools

Pence asks court to keep some governor emails secret

Indiana House approves abortion reversal bill

Indiana Senate approves bill overhauling vaping law

Indiana Senate approves bill to curtail solar incentive

Bill on food stamps for drug offenders clears Indiana Senate

Obituary

Services Friday for Paulette Mentzer

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/022817 Landmark Engineering Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition Yashamar Subdivision-Plat of Plan Unit Deve...

Legal Notices/022817 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Taxpayers Increasing CCD Fund Rate.pdf

Legal Notices/022817 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Add & Renovations to Northview Elementary School.pdf

Legal Notices/022817 Westchester Public Library Cash & Investments Combined Statement.pdf

 

 

Monday, February 27, 2017

Porter County

Animal shelter construction and park grants on County Council agenda

Town of Porter

Town of Porter to consider raising CCD tax rate

Chesterton High School

CHS speech team takes second in sectional

Police

Illinois girl leads trooper on high speed chase, crashes in Burns Harbor

Business / Steel

Report Steel imports inched up in January

Indiana

Wrong statements by lawmaker on solar energy stir backlash

Representative Moseley pushes for career opportunities for vets

Sports

CHS Gymnasts win first Sectional title since 2003

Chesterton Boys swim to third place finish at IHSAA State Finals

CHS Boys beat Boone Grove 64-22

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Emma P. Makarewich

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/022717 Jackson Township Trustee Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/022717 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice for Public Hearing ATC Fraternal Order of Eagles.pdf

Legal Notices/022717 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice for Public Hearing ATC Speedway LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/022717 Porter County Highway Department Notice of Receiving Bids for Liquid Bituminous Material PoCo Highway.pd...

Legal Notices/022717 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids for Supplies and Services for Highway, Sheriff, Comm...

Legal Notices/022717 Town of Beverly Shores Notice of Intent to Sell Bonds $1,245,000.pdf

Legal Notices/022717 Town of Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Porter County / Environment

Porter County creating state template for storm fee appeals by conservationists

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor residents invited to comment on design standards Monday

Police / Fire

CPD: Man injures arm in beaver trap set near park playground

CFD: NIPSCO pole fire leads to outage

Community

Water company: Duneland water supply regularly tests safe for lead

'I Never Saw Another Butterfly' coming to 4th Street Theater

Greek Orthodox regional leaders to visit Porter County Sunday

Region / Politics

Group protests Sen. Todd Young refusal to hold town hall meeting in NWI

Indiana Consumer Alert

AG's Office: Think carefully before paying for tax refund advance service

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Dorothy A. 'Skeeter' Neill

Memorial Services Monday for James 'Rowdy' Fornshell

Services Saturday for Marydona Weymier

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/022417 Liberty Township Trustee Annual Report.pdf

 

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Police / Traffic

Trucker shot in road rage incident here

ISP cites fog in fatal crash today on I-65

Community

Benefit Saturday to aid Tom Davis in his battle against brain cancer

Porter County

County Planners takes a new look at US 6 overlay standards

Indiana Legislature

Restrictive abortion bill advances in legislature

Indiana Senate panel slashes pre-K funding proposal

Indiana Senate committee advances vaping law overhaul

Long: Appointed schools chief effort not dead

Mass protest limits bill softened in committee

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility board awards $868K contract for clarifier work

Class Reunion

Class of 1977 seeks classmates

Obituary

Services Saturday for Marydona Weymier

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/022317 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Add. Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/022317 Town of Porter Annual Financial Report.pdf

 

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Town of Chesterton / Indiana

Pending bill would exempt farmers, churches, schools from stormwater fees

Porter County

Disabled vets may qualify for property tax deduction under new Indiana law

Commissioners exploring ambulance contract options with Porter Hospital

Biggs reverses vote on Brincka Cross grant

Indiana Legislature

Moseley bill legalizing cannabis oil for treatment of epileptic kids passes House

Police

Body of possible OD victim found in Portage Township

Business /Economy

NiSource Inc. posts $331.5M profit in 2016

Ports of Indiana handle second highest cargo volume ever in 2016

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Susan Therese Eller Dunn

Services Friday for Carrol 'Gus' E. Gustafson

Services Saturday for Marydona Weymier

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/Porter County Tax Certificate Sale 022217.pdf

Legal Notices/022217 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for ArcelorMittal BH LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/022217 Town of Hebron Cash & Inv Combined Statement 2016.pdf

Legal Notices/022217 Town of Kouts Annual Financial Report.pdf

Legal Notices/022217 Union Twp Trustee Annual Financial Report.pdf

Legal Notices/022217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Tech. Bid Package No. 3.pdf

 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Community

Fundraiser to aid Gland Family recover from fire

Apply now for Rotary RYLA Student Leadership Award

Duneland Schools

ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest Results for Duneland Schools

Indiana

'Abortion reversal' bill clears Indiana panel for 2nd time

Indiana Senate votes down bill to appoint schools chief

Indiana House education committee backs school prayer bill

Indiana House approves bill to replace ISTEP

Police

Porter County Sheriff Police seeks help in finding stolen semi trailer

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Wendell J. Carlson, 77

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/022117 IDEM Notice of Open Burn Coffee Creek Watershed.pdf

Legal Notices/022117 Town of Ogden Dunes Cash & Investments Combined Statement 2016.pdf

Legal Notices/022117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Add & Renovations to Northview Elementary School.pdf

Legal Notices/022117 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Window Laminate Security Film.pdf

 

 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Chesterton High School Sports

Andrew Davison wins State Wrestling Championship; Trojans finish Runnerup

Bush and Hunzelman lead Trojan gymnasts to first Duneland Conference crown since 2007

CHS Boys win 19th straight Swim Sectional title

Porter County

Commissioners to hear Lakeshore request to vacate rightofways

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team wins LaPorte Invite

Police

Pilot unhurt when plane rolls on landing at county airport

Indiana

Residential and commercial sprawl threatens farmland in Indiana

Redistricting changes unlikely in Indiana this year

Indiana bill would ditch barriers at small wineries

Sports

Chesterton boys basketball team comes up just short at Valpo

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Wendell J. Carlson, 77

Services Tuesday for Irene K. Turpa

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/022017 POCO Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of Richard & Jennifer Anderson.pdf

Legal Notices/021717 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taypayers of Proposed Additional Appropriations..pdf

 

 

Friday, February 17, 2017

Porter County

Consultant Tourism added $413 million to Porter County economy in 2015

Commissioners choose SRI Inc. for certificate sale

Indiana

Indiana House approves roads plan with gas tax increase

Nation

Pence aiming to reassure US allies on first foreign trip as VP

Sports

Chesterton Boys set up for another IHSAA Sectional Swimming title

Obituaries

Private Services for Barbara J. Stewart

Services Tuesday, February 21 for Lawrence A. Beck

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021717 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taypayers of Proposed Additional Appropriations..pdf

Legal Notices/021717 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Samuel Barney.pdf

Legal Notices/021717 Town of Burns Harbor 2016 Cash & Investments Combined Statements.pdf

Legal Notices/021717 Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District Cash & Investments Combined Statement 2016.pdf

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Police

PCSP: Man with baby flees in stolen squad cars and enters Jackson Township home

Town of Porter

Town of Porter BZA to recommend changes for minimum home sizes

Porter Planners favor subdividing property on US 20

Traffic

Work on Toll Road to ramp up again; look for lane restrictions

Duneland Schools

ISSMA PianoVocal Solo and Ensemble Contest Results for Duneland Schools

Business

USS withdraws trade secrets claim but warns of state sponsored cyber theft

NIPSCO accepting apps from nonprofits for Environmental Action Grant

Region

Westbound rides free on South Shore after 9:30 am Friday and all day Saturday

Sports

Trojan Gymnasts continue to roll

Obituaries

Visitation and Services Saturday for Al Mann

Services Saturday for Evelyn Solley Ekstrom

Services Saturday for Nancy Lee

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council OKs ordinance for beach permits road improvements coming

Town of Chesterton

Doyle: Kmart building owner apparently intends to lease it again

Police

CPD: Fewer crimes reported, but more criminal charges pursued last year

Indiana

Indiana Senate also votes to override two Pence vetoes

Pick for Medicare post faces questions on Indiana contracts

Lawmakers weigh letting governor name state schools chief

Indiana House committee advances bill on disputed abortion reversal

DNR: Bear believed hibernating in Indiana may awaken soon

Community

CHS senior Ashley Heilmann finalist in state contest

Sports

CHS Boys beat Hammond in basketball

Obituary

Services Thursday for William 'Bill' Gipson

 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Porter County

Porter County and Duneland property tax rates lower for 2017

Izaak Walton a step closer to stormwater fee reduction

Town of Chesterton

Phase II of Westchester/Liberty Trail could be done in September

Chesterton High School

Trojan Guard celebrates season honors seniors and participants

Environment / Region

Clean Cities coalition announces 3 year promotion of electric vehicle in Midwest

Police / Business

Businesses targeted in W2 phishing scam

Obituaries

Visitation Wednesday, February 15 for David 'Dave' Ochoa

Services Thursday for Allen Edward 'Moe' Anderson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Window Laminate Security Film.pdf

 

Monday, February 13, 2017

Police

Chesterton Police to retire K-9 partner Kahr

Chicago woman convicted in Lake County sex trafficking case

Steel hauler loses two coils in I-94 rollover today

Township Library

Library survey could be future project for Future of Chesterton Foundation

Indiana Legislature

Indiana House preK proposal draws backlash for voucher language

Chesterton High School

CHS speech team has strong showing at Munster Invite

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton girls swimming team finishes school-best runnerup at IHSAA State Finals

Trojan Wrestlers win IHSAA Semistate Title

Balanced Chesterton Boys turn back Portage

Trojan Boys Basketball wins 4th straight game

Obituaries

Services set for Dave Ochoa

Services Wednesday for James Elwood Zaideman

Services Wednesday for Rosemarie 'Sis' Wozniak Grose

 

Friday, February 10, 2017

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal reports $1.77B profit in 2016

Town of Burns Harbor

Plans advance for 2017 season of Burns Harbor food truck square

Porter County / Environment

Izaak Walton League appeal back on Stormwater Board agenda

Indiana

Indiana House votes to override two vetoes by ex-Governor Pence

Call (317) 232-6201 to get on state Do Not Call list

State seeks money for unfunded Pence projects

Community / Nation

Boy Scouts face renewed push to let girls join

Police / Traffic

Trucker dies in crash on Toll Road here

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Chesterton gymnastics team sets school record in win

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Carolyn Sue Tucker

Carolyn 'Cookie' Staff passes away at age 75

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021017 Pleasant Twp Trustee 2016 Cash & Invest., Receipts, Vendors, Dispurs.pdf

Legal Notices/021017 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Amendment to the Unified Devel. Ordinance.pdf

Legal Notices/021017 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.pdf

Legal Notices/021017 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Kazmierczak.pdf

 

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Community

Marguerite Domsic celebrates 100th birthday at Duneland Y

CHS grads' short film wins screening at Cannes Festival

Town of Burns Harbor

Praxair answers Burns Harbor noise and vapor complaints

Burns Harbor Council agrees to buy school property

Police / Traffic

Police 16-year-old boy crashes two stolen vehicles in pursuits

Business / Region / Lake Michigan

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor posts solid year in 2016

Indiana

Big utilities pushing Indiana legislation to tilt solar energy market in their favor

Indiana Do Not Call deadline is February 21

Indiana bill pushes abortion 'reversal'

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Carolyn Sue Tucker

Memorial Services Saturday for George C. Jandura

 

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Duneland Schools

Lawmakers considering changes in school tax referendum laws

Town of Chesterton

Old Dogwood Park playground apparatus ripped out for new set

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council agenda includes land purchase

Police

Murderer charged with battery at Porter County Jail

Community / Region

US Postal Service hosting passport fairs for folks planning trips abroad

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Gymnasts beat Lake Central

 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Duneland Schools

Veteran teacher retirements announced at School Board meeting

Burns Harbor to buy unneeded school site from Duneland

CHS Speech and Debate team dominates home tourney

Indiana

House Democrats announce roads plan without tax increase

Gas pump advertising campaign targets Indiana fuel tax hike

Lawyer asks court to order release of Pence emails

Graduation rates low at IU regional campuses

Authorities investigate white supremacist fliers at IU

Indiana hate crime bill advances in Legislature

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/020717 Valparaiso Comm. Schools Notice to Bidders Bid Package No. 4 FY17 Category 2 E-Rate Proj..pdf

 

Monday, February 6, 2017

Indiana

Indiana cigarette tax plan targets smoking while raising revenue

Indiana seeks to continue Medicaid expansion

Business / Community

Jim Starin installed as Duneland Chamber 2017 Chair

Chamber reports on State of the Tri-Towns

Town of Chesterton

Telecom crew bores thru sewer main at 23rd Porter

Porter County

Board studies locations of for model railroad display at Sunset Hill Farm County Park

County Auditor Urbanik named to state Auditor Association Board

Business / Chesterton

NIPSCO's contracted tree trimmer is in Chesterton

Lake Michigan

Meteor over Lake Michigan lights up sky in several states

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Wrestlers earn 5 Regional crowns

Chesterton Girls swim to 18th straight Sectional Championship

Obituary

Charles Christopher passes away at age 84

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020617 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Unsafe Building 25 Hillcrest Road.pdf

Legal Notices/020617 Westchester Twp Trustee Notice of Unsafe Building 25 Hillcrest Road.pdf

 

Friday, February 3, 2017

Community

Sports Director Andrew Zimmer is all about the kids in YMCA sports program

Porter Health Care donates decommissioned ambulance to County Search and Rescue

Porter County

County Park Board studies possible locations for model railway display at Sunset Hill Park

Indiana

Indiana hospital's outpatient procedure data posted online

Donnelly to vote against Trump nominees Sessions and DeVos

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys beat Michigan City 51-43

CHS Girls eye another Sectional Swim title

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020317 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Additions & Renovations to Parkview Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/020317 Boone Twp Trustee Annual Report Cash & Investments, Receipts, Disbursements .pdf

Legal Notices/020317 Landmark Engineering Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition No. 17-01.pdf

Legal Notices/020317 McMahon Advertisement for Bid Town of Hebron Sanitary Sewer.pdf

Legal Notices/020317 POCO Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Walter Alvarez.pdf

 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Porter County

Porter County Animal Shelter construction ahead of schedule

Indiana / Environment

Public invited to complete DNR survey on next century of Indiana State Parks

Police / Fire / Emergency

PCSP: Crimes against persons down in 2016; drug abuse driving property crimes

ISP: Driver charged after backing into squad car

MaryEllen 'Mel' Whitenack new Fire Management Officer at National Lakeshore

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/020217 Porter County Public Library Cash & Investments Combined Statement.pdf

 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Business / Steel / Region

US Steel narrows 2016 loss to $440M

Porter County

Biggs votes against accepting grant to provide parking at Brincka-Cross Gardens county park

Contract approved for Porter County Jail medical services

Region / Nation

Visclosky appalled by Trump entry ban

Indiana

Soliday bill to provide more transport options for disabled students passes House

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Chesterton Gymnasts beat No. 2 Valpo

Chesterton Boys swim past Highland 139-42

Trojan Girls fall 57-52 in Sectional opener

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020117 INDOT Public Notice on Construction Activity SR 149 Intersection Improv. and Road Widening.pdf

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Duneland Schools

Liberty Elementary recognized as a School of Promising Practice

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifies on Chinese steel today

Region

South Shore ridership down by 3 percent in 2016

NICTD board approves 2017 business plan

Community

Register now for YMCA Youth Sports programs

Police / Fire / Emergency

East Chicago man dies in crash on I-94 in Lake County

The feel of the wheel: Chesterton Fire Department trains on simulator

Nation / Community

Boy Scouts will allow transgender children

Indiana

Court strikes down part of Indiana vaping law

Lawmakers eye expanding screening for teachers

Indiana group expected refugees arriving from Burma and Syria

Governor Holcomb cautiously backs Trump order

Indiana Senate panel considers adding drone-related crimes

Trump travel ban throws scientific research and academic exchange into turmoil

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/013117 Pine Township Annual Report for Cash & Investments, Receipts, Disbursements.pdf

Legal Notices/013117 Po. Co. Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Judith Andamasaris.pdf

Legal Notices/013117 Porter County 2016 Gross Wages Report.pdf

Legal Notices/013117 Porter County Storm Water Management Notice of Public Hearing Appeal of Woodland Savanna Land Conserv.pd...

 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS wins 4th straight State Debate Championship

Region

Visclosky offers to help folks in his district affected by Trump entry ban

NITCD board grills staff on January 12 stranded train

NWI Forum elects new members to board

Police

Porter man pleads guilty to pointing gun at man's head

Environment

Study says grass carp have invaded three of the Great Lakes

Izaak Walton League asks Visclosky to cosponsor reauthorizaton of LWCF Act

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Wrestlers win 3rd straight Sectional title

CHS Boys win 21st straight Duneland Conference swim title

Trojan Boys win 3 OT thriller over Lake Central

Chesterton Gymnasts win CHS Invite title

Trojan Girls Basketball falls at Andrean

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/013017 MAP Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice Shoe's Pizzeria.pdf

Legal Notices/013017 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice Rose's Saloon.pdf

 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Porter County

Porter County stormwater board moves forward with appeal process changes

Police / Fire / Emergency

Chesterton Fire Department calls spike last year with jumps in EMS and Indiana 49 crashes

Indiana

Speaker: 'Education' needed to sell voters on Indiana tax increase

House panel OKs needle exchange bill despite AG opposition

Soliday bill would require public need prior to eminent domain taking by RRs

Abortion ban bill won't be heard in House committee

Politics / Steel / Region

Visclosky lauds Trump for Buy America steel order

Business

Centier Bank posts strong year in 2016

Sports

Chesterton Girls Swim beats Munster 127-59

Trojan Boys swim past Munster 129-56

Community

Fundraiser February 26 to help Gland family

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/012717 Burns Harbor Secretary Notice of Public Hearing Amendments to Zoning Ordinance.pdf

Legal Notices/012717 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Cathay Industries .pdf

Legal Notices/012717 Linda & Virgil Littlejohn Town of Porter DSV.pdf

Legal Notices/012717 McMahon Advertisement for Bid Town of Hebron Sanitary Sewer.pdf

Legal Notices/012717 Town of Hebron Public Notice Applying for a Grant.pdf

Legal Notices/012717 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Additions & Renovations to Parkview Elementary.pdf

 

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Porter County

Planners oppose rezoning for Liberty Township wedding venue 8-0

Town of Porter

Porter may drop mail-in option for beach permits

Police / Courts

Don Johnson's appeal denied by state court

Chesterton High School

CHS Show Choirs do well in competition, plan fundraiser

Community

Porter United Methodist Church to hold Soup and Salad Dinner Friday

Exchange Club to host Fat Saturday, February 25

Indiana Legislature

Indiana Democrats say GOP road fee is really a tax

Economy / Region

State jobless rate drops in November spikes in the region

Sports

CHS Girls Basketball beats Lowell

Obituaries

Lucille 'Lucy' Waters passes away at age 74

 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Town of Chesterton

TIF board to look at traffic flow issues at Gateway Blvd and Ind 49

Porter County

Mike Jessen is new president of Porter County Council

Government / Nation

Sexist, vulgar posts on women's marches rebound on officials

Environment / Indiana

Donate part of state tax refund to help bring black bears back to Indiana

Police

State Police crack down on human trafficking

New indictments of alleged NWI Latin Kings

New chief of custody staff at Westville Correctional

Sports

Trojan Gymnasts post season best 111.875 in win over Michigan City

CHS swimmers beat Merrillville 127-59

Obituaries

Services Friday for Rosemary A. Stockwell

Memorial Service Saturday for Theodore (Ted) Hudzik

 

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS speech team wins six events at 13-team Plymouth tourney

Town of Chesterton

Town enters wetland mitigation as part of 1100N sidewalk project

402 Broadway declared unsafe

Businesses must register with town by January 31

Report potholes on town roadways to Street Deptartment

Elections

GOP Caucus elects Tracy to Burns Harbor Council, Dunn to Liberty Township Board

Community

Rico's annual Chili Cook-off set for Sunday, January 29

Police

CPD: Resident defrauded in Pomeranian puppy scam

Indiana

More background checks for Indiana teachers a step closer

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/012417 Washington Twp Trustee, Porter County Cash & Investments, Receipts.pdf

 

Monday, January 23, 2017

Chesterton High School

Chesterton qualifies ten for national debate tourney

Community / Nation / Elections

Women to Trump: We will not go away

Education / Community / Business

Chamber Reality Store coming March 22 at CHS; volunteers needed

Porter County

New PCCRVC members replace Williams and Olson; Visitor Center hits record

Elections

Race contested in GOP caucus for Liberty Township Board

Power Outage

Tree on 100E pulls down NIPSCO wire

Police

Porter Police: Alert resident averts being defrauded

Brown Avenue business burglarized

Sports

Crown Point hot start downs Chesterton boys in basketball

Late Crown Point triple sinks Trojans girls

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/012317 Blachly Tabor Notice of Annual Meeting Indian Boundary Conservancy District.pdf

 

Friday, January 20, 2017

Elections

Tracy, Dunn file for Burns Harbor Council, Liberty Township board seats

Police / Fire

Chesterton Police officers use Narcan to save life

State Police clear former auditor Bob Wichlinski

CPD: Mystery damage to vehicle on South Calumet Road

CFD: Extension cord starts to arc at gas station

Business

Building went through the roof in the Town of Chesterton in 2016

CHS grad Erin Socha part of team in Disney Imaginations Design Competition

Sports

Chesterton Gymnasts beat Lowell

Trojan Wrestlers beat LaPorte

Obituary

Margaret R. Peute passes away at age 67

 

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Education

22 graduate at mid-year at Chesterton High School

Four CHS students named 2017 Rising Stars of Indiana

Chamber Reality Store coming March 22 at CHS; volunteers needed

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Sanitary board discusses solutions for Westport Road odor

Police

Porter County Sheriff Reynolds unveils One County One Protocol school safety plan

Police seek help in identifying suspects in local burglary

Sports

Late Trojan rally falls just short

 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Environment / Indiana

Indiana Natural Resources Commission adopts rule to allow alcohol at State Park

Indiana Natural Resource Commission OKs three new state nature preserves

Shirley Heinze acquires 42 acres along Sand Creek here

Indiana

Governor Holcomb dodges tax hike in State of State speech

Police

CPD: Man flees officers at 71 mph on East Porter Avenue

Town of Chesterton

Town of Chesterton Utility finishes 2016 solidly in the black

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys stay perfect with 143-43 DAC win

CHS Girls swim to 151-35 victory over Portage

CHS Gymnasts beat Crown Point

Trojan Girls Hoops beats Bishop Noll 58-18

Obituary

Visitation Friday for infant Jordyn Hope Tapper

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Police

CPD Officer Aaron Miersma leads county in OWI arrests

Duneland police officers honored for OWI arrests

Westville prison visitor charged with trafficking

Kouts man dies in accident on Indiana 8

Porter Police: Man blows four stop signs fleeing officer

Three killed in crash during Indiana police chase

Indiana

House Republican road plan includes highway tolling options

Town of Chesterton

Work stopped on pocket subdivision at 15th and Porter for stormwater non-compliance

Chesterton High School

Speech team splits for two tourneys, wins one and places 5th at second

 

Monday, January 16, 2017

Police / Fire / Emergency

CFD: Fire damages home on Park Avenue

Region / Indiana

Northwest Indiana Forum tells its 2017 legislative priorities

Chuck Moseley bill would legalize use of cannabis oil for treatment of epilepsy

Town of Burns Harbor

BH Sanitary Board to talk fines for oil in sewers and solution to odor problem

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate team qualifies two for National Tournament

Community / Region / Politics

Women's March in Valparaiso set for Saturday

Women's March on Chicago sets new rally location

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Swim wins 18th straight Duneland Conference title

Trojan wrestlers get 4 titles and finish 2nd at DAC Meet

CHS Girls Hoops outlasts LaPorte

CHS Boys charitable in loss

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Donald E. 'Don' Dewar

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011617 LEPC Legal Notice Porter County Local Emergency Planning Comm..pdf

Legal Notices/011617 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 276-2016.pdf

 

Friday, January 13, 2017

Duneland School Board

Duneland Schools Superintendent Pruis announces retirement

School Board approves pay hikes for non-teachers

Weather / Region

Ice strands South Shore train for five hours west of Hegewisch

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor sewer system design blamed for 'rotten cabbage' stench

Porter County

State says former auditor Bob Wichlinski owes county $2,000

Indiana

Bosma urges Gov Holcomb to get behind tax hike for Indiana roads

Indiana Senator Donnelly says he will push Trump to save Hoosier factory jobs

Community / Region / Elections

Women's March on Chicago scheduled for Saturday, January 21

Obituary

Services Monday for Dolores M. Love, age 91

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011317 NICTD Notice to Bidders Railroad Catenary Wire Material.pdf

Legal Notices/011317 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Excess of County Budgets for 2017.pdf

Legal Notices/011317 Town of Hebron Applying for a Grant .pdf

 

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Elections

GOP sets caucus for Burns Harbor Council and Liberty Township board seats

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council OKs Masterlink tax abatement

Weather / Traffic / Police

Salters called out; ice forces South Shore to suspend service

Two semi trucks crash closes I-65 south of Lowell Wednesday

Environment / Great Lakes

2017 Asian carp Great Lakes action plan released

Health / Politics

Congress takes first steps to dismantle health care law

Indiana

Indiana residents are now officially Hoosiers

Sports

Chesterton Wrestlers blast Valpo

Obituary

Dorothy M. Kuhns passes away at age 99

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners eye $1 million upgrade for County Admin Bldg

New Management: Commissioner President Jeff Good aims for efficiency

Town of Porter

Stinson and Lopez lead Porter Town Council for 2017

Weather / Community / Business

NIPSCO: High winds causes 25K outages

Sports

Chesterton Boys Hoops beats Hobart 62-43

CHS Girls get defensive in 44-26 win at Hobart

Trojan Gymnasts win 109.75 - 97.25 at Hobart

CHS Boys Swim beats Lake Central 146-40

Chesterton Girls swim to another victory

Obituaries

Rudy L. Courtney passes away at age 77

Former resident Sue Crawford dies at age 102

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011117 NICTD Request for Bidders Rails.pdf

Legal Notices/011117 NICTD Request for Bidders Ties.pdf

Legal Notices/011117 Town of Dune Acres Civil Town Cash & Investments Combined Statement 2016.pdf

 

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Indiana

New Indiana governor proposes small school funding boost

Indiana court rules public records requirements applied to Pence

Senate education chief expects delay for ISTEP replacement

Police: Car crusher rose and struck I-465 overpass

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton's Jim Ton to chair NIRPC board another year

Council okays use of surplus bond proceeds to rebuild Utility clarifiers

Duneland Schools / Chesterton High School

CHS speech team takes second in giant invitational

CHS Show Choirs 2017 Winter Showcase Saturday

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council to hold hearing on ERA for Masterlink abatement

Obituary

Services Friday for Florence M. Fetla

 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Region / Elections

Visclosky debriefs constituents on 2016 election at town forum

Indiana / Elections

Holcomb inaugurated as Indiana governor today

Porter County

Commissioners to approve service agreements and board appointments

Police

Body found at truck stop

Sports

Chesterton Wrestling goes 5-0 at Knox

Trojan Girls drop DAC decision to Merrillville

Chesterton Boys Basketball falls 64-61 to Merrillville in DAC opener

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Mary Katherine Garbe, 67

Eugenia Schkurkay passes away at age 91

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010917 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for Pratt (Jet Corr) Inc..pdf

 

Friday, January 6, 2017

Elections

GOP Caucus elects Bozak to fill Porter County Council seat

Porter County

Survey shows residents back funding for Porter County Parks

5K training and yoga at Porter County Parks in January

Indiana

Governor Elect Holcomb backs needle exchange programs

Trump selects Coats for top intelligence post

Experts: Indiana black bear hibernating in wildlife refuge

Sports

Excellence in Athletics Committee honors CHS athletes

Obituary

Services Saturday for Herbert E. Johnson, age 97

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010617 NICTD Notice to Bidders Railroad Catenary Wire Material.pdf

Legal Notices/010617 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John Phillips.pdf

Legal Notices/010617 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jonathan Garza.pdf

Legal Notices/010617 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Nardo Builders.pdf

Legal Notices/010617 Porter County Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Thomas Mack.pdf

Legal Notices/010617 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Asbestos Abatement.pdf

 

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Business

Chesterton Kmart to close

Chamber to hold annual meeting at the Blue Chip

Town of Chesterton

Park Board pursuing new playgrounds at Waskom and Kipper parks

Police

CPD: Loaded handgun found outside St. Pats

Indiana

Indiana GOP tax hike plan draws fairness questions

Sports

CHS Gymnasts open with crushing win over LaPorte

Trojan Wrestlers beat Michigan City 71-12

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for 'Chuck' 'Bill' William Spencer

Services Saturday for Paul E. Daulton. age 89

 

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Elections / Porter County

Republican caucus Thursday for County Council seat; three in running

Indiana

Indiana GOP unveils agenda including tax hikes

Indiana Senator Donnelly wants to improve Affordable Care Act not repeal it

Community

Parents Night Out January 13 at Duneland YMCA

Police

Two charged in connection with shoplifting after police post photos to Facebook

Sports

Chesterton Boys Swim stays undefeated

CHS Girls Swimming sweeps LaPorte, 147-33

Isabella Smith to compete in Indiana All-Star swim meet this weekend

CHS Girls Hoops falls at Gary West, 80-49

Obituaries

John Burnett shuffles of this mortal coil at age 80

Robert Keith 'R.K.' Mosier passes away at age 41

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010417 NICTD Request for Bidders Ties.pdf

Legal Notices/010417 NICTD Request for Bidders Rails.pdf

Legal Notices/010417 Lake Shore Motors Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert Kerr.pdf

 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Porter County

Filing for GOP County Council seat ends today

Applications for County Council board appointments are due this week

Indiana

Local lawmakers tell legislative priorities

Indiana lawmakers may have to boost taxes for roads funding

State lawmakers opening annual legislative session

Community / Nation

Local women organize buses for Women's March on Washington, January 21

Sports

Trojan Wrestlers bring home 3 titles at Al Smith

Duneland Swim Club members named to Team Indiana

Obituaries

Legal Notices/010317 Alcohol and Tobacco Commission Legal Notice of Hearing Marquette Yacht .pdf

Legal Notices/010317 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Minerals Company.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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