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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton challenges Valpo’s sewer 'territory' before IURC

Town Council acts to improve CPD officer pensions

Police / Dillard trial

Cell mate testifies Dillard said he blacked out

Jury hears of evidence collection from vehicles

Forensic anthropologist testifies in Dillard trial

Obituaries

Carole Ann Lohman passes away at age 78

Celebration of Life Saturday for Harriet LaVerne 'Fern' Duvall

Celebration of Life Saturday for Lowell 'Butch' Hawkins

Gerald Alan Craven passes away at age 73

Frances Dorothy Lembke passes away at age 85

 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Sid Augustyn asks Chesterton Town Council to declare climate emergency

Chesterton High School

CHS debate finishes out the month of October strong

Business

NiSource posts 7.2M net loss in 3Q; Mass. explosion costs so far of $1.68B

Police / Dillard Trial

Defense questions Nicole Gland's former boyfriend, Upper Deck owner

Jury hears details of forensic autopsy

Obituary

Services Thursday for Jacqueline 'Jackie Lou' Sherwood

 

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Lipinski wins rezoning for Dollar General store

Chesterton takes legal interest in Valpos Damon Run deal

Police / Dillard Trial

Neighbor heard screams the night of the murder

Witness: Dillard asked Danny O's bartender how much money she made

Obituary

Services Thursday for Lillian 'Flo' Lenburg, 75

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102919 Beverly Shores Notice to Taxpayers Beverly Shores Gift Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/102919 Family and Social Services Administration Public Notice Probationary License LaPetite Academy.pdf

 

Monday, October 28, 2019

Police

Bar patron says Dillard told him Upper Deck bartenders 'would get theirs'

Indiana

Indiana to drop teacher licensing firm return to nonprofit ETS for teacher testing

Indiana to consider creating a government corruption hotline

Sports

Chesterton Boys cross country qualifies for State Finals

CHS Girls XC falls just short of State berth

Obituaries

George Gerald Bolesch passes away at age 85

Services Wednesday, October 30 for Kenneth C. Gumz, age 80

Memorial Service November 1 for Nancy Jean Weimer

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102819 Lake Eliza Area Conservancy District Legal Notice Potential Board of Directors Candidates.pdf

Legal Notices/102819 NICTD Request for Bidders Catenary Wire.pdf

Legal Notices/102819 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Rail.pdf

 

Friday, October 25, 2019

Police

Witness testifies Dillard had 'crush' on Nicole Gland

Cell phone data and police K9 were used to track Dillard

Defense leans hard on CPD in 2nd day of trial

Former Tribune employee who found Nicole Gland testifies

Town of Chesterton

BZA grants variance for fence on South 18th Street

Business

NIPSCO selects proposal for White County wind farm

Vote for local breweries in Best Seasonal Beer competition

Obituary

Dianna Santiago passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102519 IBCD Board of Directors Candidates.pdf

Legal Notices/102519 NICTD Request for Bidders Spiker.pdf

Legal Notices/102519 NICTD Request for Bidders Ties.pdf

Legal Notices/102519 Notice of Violation 426 Cottam Ave.pdf

Legal Notices/102519 Notice to Bidders Furnish & Application of HMA.pdf

Legal Notices/102519 Notice to Bidders HMA 1100 & Broadway.pdf

 

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Environment

Fish kill report: Arcelor failed to notify IDEM of earlier system failure

Town Elections

Municipal election candidates speak at Chamber forum

BMV to extend hours of operation for election ID

Duneland Schools

Duneland teachers to get raises in 2020 and 2021

Police

ISP: Charged with OWI in 4 vehicle crash in Lake County today

Environment / Indiana

Indiana Senator Mike Braun launches Climate Solutions Caucus

 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Police

Prosecution: Dillard confessed to cell mate and in recorded calls

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council eyes change to healthcare provider

Paving in Porter set to resume next week

Porter County

County delinquent property tax sale nets $1.29 million

Indiana Dunes National Park Visitor Center lease still up in air

Town of Chesterton

Stormwater Utility applies for permit to maintain ditch

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/Town of Pines BZA Kadlubowski 102319.pdf

Legal Notices/Notice of Violation Unsafe Building 1623 Eaton Drive 102319.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Town Elections

Porter County Clerk; No online campaign finance reporting yet

Town of Chesterton

Utility considers providing service to 30 acres south of the Brassie

Ron Stone: Damon Run folks are going to 'get screwed', again

Business / Economy

Steel trade groups worldwide call for government action on global steel glut

Jobless rates in September down statewide and here in NWI

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Barrie LaVonnie Jones

Services Thursday for John Melchiori

 

Monday, October 21, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter Plan Commission sets public hearing for Waterpark rezone

Town Elections

Burns Harbor voters have choices for Town Council

Sports

CHS Football falls to No. 7 Merrillville

Sluggish Chesterton Boys 2nd at Cross Country Regional

Ranta-less Trojan Girls finish 3rd at IHSAA Cross Country Regional

CHS Boys Soccer falls at Regional

Trojan Volleyball falls at Sectional

Obituaries

Lynn G. (Robertson) Aaron passes away at age 66

Visitation and service Saturday for Ken Timm

Services Thursday for John Melchiori

Memorial Service Wednesday for Mary Lou Burton, 78

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/102119 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Hearing PoCo Airport Revenue RefundingImprov Bonds.pdf

Legal Notices/102119 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Rail.pdf

Legal Notices/102119 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car Flooring Panels.pdf

Legal Notices/102119 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car TanksReservoirs.pdf

Legal Notices/102119 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car Windows.pdf

Legal Notices/102119 NICTD Request for Bidders West Lake Corridor Project.pdf

 

Friday, October 18, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Planners: Is it a retirement village if meals aren't provided?

Porter County

Porter County Auditor is new Park Board appointing authority

Porter County / Elections

Porter County Clerk eyes utility vehicle for mobile voting

Community

The Caring Place opens new domestic violence shelter

Police

ISP: Trucker sneezes crashes on I-94 off-ramp

LaPorte man sentenced in child pornography and explosives case

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101819 NICTD Request for Bidders Spiker Machine.pdf

Legal Notices/101819 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation PoCo Unsafe Building 426 Cottam Ave Wheeler IN.pdf

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Town of Burns Harbor / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools want more in TIF contributions from Burns Harbor

Town of Chesterton

Water company says failed 15th Street water main was old and brittle

Jennifer Gadzala named NWI Influential Woman

Duneland Schools

CHS debate team wins six out of eight divisions at Concord invitational

Community / Porter County

Ribbon cutting October 23 for new Horton Childrens Center at Sunset Hill Park

Community

November kids classes at the Chesterton Art Center

Business / Steel

Feds: Thailand dumped steel threaded rod in US

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Antonio Cruz Jr.

 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Community

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale this weekend at Thomas Library

Porter Methodist annual pumpkin roll sale is underway

30th annual NWI Storytelling Fest this weekend at State Park

Town of Chesterton

Gas and water mains rupture at same time on South 15th Street

Town Council takes first steps to demolish Wabash Ave house

Indiana

Indiana lawmakers pushed to adopt e-cigarette liquids tax

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Tuthill 4109 Cardinal Lane.pdf

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe BuildingKraft PO Box 305.pdf

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame and Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Taylor 1623 Drive.pdf

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame and Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Wise 1030 N Calumet Ave.pdf

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Coulopoulos 2902 Windsor trail.pdf

Legal Notices/101619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Short 638 E US Hwy 6.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Porter County

Porter County tax sale scheduled

County says Brassie willing to work on solutions for stray golf balls

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town employees to get 2 percent raises in 2020

Chesterton awarded $168K state infrastructure grant

Town Elections

Phillips and Burge face off for Porter Town Council seat

Chamber candidate forum October 23 at Sand Creek

Know the rules on political signs

Obituaries

Memorial Service Thursday for Hazel 'Veraine' Ittersagen

Maryann G. Putnam passes away at age 95

Services Thursday in Carmel for Susan Sue C. Kueltzo

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101519 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Ordinance 2019 12.pdf

 

Monday, October 14, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Preliminary hearing Thursday on Nekus retirement village

Township Library

Westchester Library Board creates young adult librarian position

Town of Porter

Town of Porter doing well building cash reserves

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans take to the air in win over Crown Point

CHS Boys Soccer wins Sectional Championship

Trojan girls fall in penalty kicks in soccer sectional finals

Full strength Chesterton Boys 2nd at cross country sectional

Ranta, Trojans run second at girls XC Sectional

Chesterton volleyball goes 3-1 at North Montgomery

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Carl Hager, 78

Willie Michael Lundewall passes away at age 72

Services Tuesday for Mae (Devine) Tallent

Services Tuesday for Nancy E. Green, 88

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101419 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car Flooring Panels.pdf

Legal Notices/101419 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car TanksReservoirs.pdf

Legal Notices/101419 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Car Windows.pdf

Legal Notices/101419 NICTD Request for Bidders West Lake Corridor Project.pdf

 

Friday, October 11, 2019

Police

Judge rejects request for dismissal in Upper Deck murder case

Duneland Schools

Schools report that YMCA Early Learning student tests positive for Legionella

School Board gets $62 million wish list of building repairs and improvements

Community

Prayer Breakfast speaker Henriette Ngenga warns against allowing division to grow

Porter County

Back and forth with atheists gets Commissioner Biggs out of his seat

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer wins Sectional Semifinal 7-2

Garry Nallenweg to be honored for 20 years as CHS Athletic Director

Trojan volleyball sweeps Merrillville in 3 games

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Sunday for Thomas M. Mills

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/101119 Burns Harbor Sanitary Board.pdf

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

2019 Town Elections

Independent Jennifer Fisher challenges incumbent Emerson DeLaney in Chesterton Town Council race

Vote early at four sites

Porter County Parks

Lone 'no' again vote blocks final payment for Sunset Hill children's center

Police / Community

Trick-or-treat in Chesterton will be Thursday, October 31

LTVFD: Combine takes down pole lines on 900N

Community

Valmere Farms named Conservationist of the Year

Business / Steel

USS projects preliminary 3Q net loss of $84-94 million

Steel imports slip in September

Sports

No. 3 Trojan Boys beat No. 7 Crown Point 4-0

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/101019 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John Olsen.pdf

Legal Notices/101019 Town of Porter Ordinance No 2019 12.pdf

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Police

Former president of Discovery Charter School not-for-profit charged with theft of $57K

Region / Community

Valpo wants to buy Damon Run assets; customers push back

Business

NIPSCO projects 8 percent drop in winter heating costs

USS announces enhanced operating model and organizational structure

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton boys tennis team opens sectional with win

Trojan girls cruise to opening win in soccer sectional play

CHS Volleyball outlasts Michigan City in 5 games

Obituaries

Donna Joann Norton passes away at age 88

Celebration of Life Sunday for Thomas M. Mills

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame and Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Wise 1030 N Calumet Ave.pdf

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Coulopoulos 2902 Windsor trail.pdf

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Short 638 E US Hwy 6.pdf

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Taylor 1623 Eaton Drive.pdf

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe Building Tuthill 4109 Cardinal Lane.pdf

Legal Notices/100919 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation Unsafe BuildingKraft PO Box 305.pdf

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Town Elections

Voters to pick Kuziela or Udvare for Chesterton ClerkTreasurer job

Environment / Region

Izaak Walton calls for restoring a portion of the Grand Kankakee Marsh

Region

NICTD cleared to begin design phase of West Lake Corridor

Duneland School Board

School Board OKs bid for CHS flex lab

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1964 gathering set Thursday

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Friday, October 11 for William 'Bill' Leasure

 

Monday, October 7, 2019

Duneland Schools / Public Health

New CHS debaters experience success at annual Munster novice tournament

CMS and WIS reopen after Legionella steps taken

Police / Traffic

ISP: Semi hauling bagels catches fire on I-65

Sports

Chesterton Football blows out Lake Central 38-0

Trojan Boys Cross Country finish 3rd at DAC Meet

Chesterton Girls Cross Country finishes close 4th at DAC

Obituaries

Celebration of Life Friday, October 11 for William 'Bill' Leasure

Celebration of Life Sunday for Thomas M. Mills

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/100719 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Add App Sheriff ITS Juvenile Detention.pdf

Legal Notices/100719 PoCo Public Library System Renovations to Facilities Flooring.pdf

 

Friday, October 4, 2019

Duneland Schools / Public Health

WIS and CMS closed after Legionnaires bacteria found in water supply

Town of Porter / Business

Waterpark to be replaced with luxury apartments

Town of Chesterton / Business

Tax abatement endorsed for Andritz Herr-Voss

Indiana / Traffic

Indiana Legislators mull highway traffic cameras

Police

ISP: Remains of Jack the service dog believed found

Police / Fire / Emergency

Worker who died at BP NWI refinery fell 30 feet

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Volleyball beats Portage in 4

Trojan Girls Soccer blanks Griffith 7-0

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/100419 Osan Patton LLP Notice of Public Hearing Petition of the Villages of Sand Creek.pdf

 

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Community / Duneland Schools

CHS Variety Show is Saturday

Community / Region

Influential Up and Coming Women in the Region honored

Police / Fire / Emergency

Construction worker dies at BP NWI refinery

Service dog is missing after I94 crash this morning

Sports

CHS Boys Soccer wraps up Duneland Conference title

Trojan Boys Tennis falls in Sectional Finals

Obituaries

Memorial Gathering Friday for George Clyde Simms

David Joseph Novak passes away at age 55

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Town of Chesterton / Community

Coffee Creek Park Cleanup Day on Saturday

Community

Empty Bowl Project to support Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry

Chesterton High School

Trojan Guard earns third place at Concord

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls soccer team wins share of Duneland Conference title

CHS boys win tennis sectional opener

Obituary

Diane Gaus passes away at age 63

 

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Police

Christopher Dillard files motion to dismiss in Upper Deck murder

Community

Local volunteers sort and pack 26,000 bras for 'Free The Girls'

Apply now for Rebuilding Together Duneland assistance

Opening Reception Sunday, October 6 for 'In Our Nature' art exhibit at Chesterton Art Center

Business

NIPSCO issues RFP targeting wind, solar and thermal energy generation

US Steel in joint venture deal with Big River Steel

Town of Chesterton / Weather / Environment

Utility: Overflow of sewage Friday into Little Cal

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball beats Hobart

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/100119 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Amendments to Sewer Rate Ordinance.pdf

 

Monday, September 30, 2019

Police / Fire / Emergency

5.18 inches of rain; two lightning strikes

Vehicle hits school bus on Porter Ave., boy on bus hurt

ISP: Four in custody after shooting on I-94 in Lake County

Chesterton High School

Speech and Debate kicks off the season at fall Congress

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans shake off slow start, beat Portage 26-7

Trojan girls cross country 2nd at Highland Invite

Chesterton Girls Golf 14th at IHSAA Regional

CHS Boys fall to No. 24 FW Canterbury 3-2

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/093019 PoCo Public Library System Renovations to Facilities Flooring.pdf

 

Friday, September 27, 2019

Elections

Indiana election upgrade leaves much paperless voting

Duneland Schools

Using data: School Board hears statistics from Yost Elementary

Town of Chesterton

BZA grants variance for special events center at 505 Grant Ave

Town of Porter

Porter resident asks Town Council for neighborhood improvements

 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Community / Environment

Read Ride to honor defender of the Dunes Charlotte Read Saturday

Region / Nation

Visclosky supports impeachment inquiry

Police / Traffic

ISP: Gary woman dies in rollover on Toll Road ramp

Business

Steel imports down thru first eight months of 2019

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer routs Portage 7-0

Chesterton Volleyball falls to Lake Central

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092619 HSPA Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Moose 1357 Miller Ch IWLA Lighthouse.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town Council awards RR quiet zone feasibility study contract

Dogwood Park tree removal underway

Chesterton High School / Environment

CHS students to walk out Friday in solidarity with Global Climate Strike

CHS No decision on discipline for student climate action Friday

History / Great Lakes

60th anniversary of St Lawrence Seaway marked

Police

Report of man attempting to lure girl into car unfounded, Police say

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer shuts out Portage

CHS Boys Tennis beats Lake Central

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2019 Porter County Tax Sale 091119.pdf

 

 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Police

Report of man attempting to lure girl into car unfounded, Police say

Porter County Government

County Tourism seeking more in visitor center lease agreement with Park Service

Duneland Schools

No one speaks in public hearing for Duneland Schools budget

Town of Chesterton

New LED sign at IBR may be bright but it is at code

Last round of Chesterton paving to begin next week

Business

State jobless rate down in August way down in the region

Sports

CHS Boys Tennis shuts out Lowell

Chesterton Boys beat Hammond Morton in soccer

Obituary

Carol Ann Goble Hetzler passes away at age 69

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092419 Pleasant Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

 

Monday, September 23, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission endorses 12-percent increase in park impact fee

Police

CPD: Two hurt in 3-vehicle accident at 49 and 950N

Business

Feds find China, India, Taiwan dumped steel rod

Indiana firms feel sting of China trade war

Chesterton High School Sports

No 4 CHS Boys Soccer remains undefeated

CHS Girls Golf finishes 2nd at Sectional advances to Regional

Trojan Girls Soccer beats Highland 4-0

CHS Boys Tennis wins Portage Invitational

CHS Girls Cross Country 8th at New Prairie

Chesterton Boys XC finish 14th at New Prairie

Trojan Football falls to No 2 Valparaiso

Obituary

Private services for Paul L. Bishop

 

Friday, September 20, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council to consider park impact fee on Monday

Planners endorse rezone of Lipinski site for Dollar General

Porter County Elections

County Clerk clarifies poll worker pay raise for inspectors

Town of Porter

Porter planners will continue discussing use variances next month

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Tennis sweeps Michigan City

Trojan Girls Soccer shuts out KV

Obituaries

Services Saturday, September 21 for Vincent Paul Silvonek, Jr.

Services Tuesday for Samuel R. Falbo, 73

Celebration of Life Saturday, October 19 for Martha Lois Willis, 95

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092019 NICTD Tower Truck.pdf

 

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Chesterton High School

CHS has 6 commended in National Merit Scholarship Program

Business / Steel

USS projects loss in the 3rd quarter

Police / Fire

State Police in 140 mph Pursuit on I-94 today

MAAC sets Friday kickoff of capital campaign for first responders

Environment

Natural Resources Commission creates new nature preserve

Chesterton High School Sports

No 4 CHS boys soccer team beats No 20 Lake Central 2 1

 

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Duneland Schools

Trojan Guard celebrates win at Goshen

CHS has 12 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Town of Chesterton

Stormwater Utility to buy flail mower to expose old ditch east of South 11th St

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Soccer beats Lake Central 1-0

Trojan Boys Tennis upends LaPorte 4-1

Chesterton Volleyball sweeps Merrillville in 3

Obituary

Services Friday for Jewel Dishman, 84

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2019 Porter County Tax Sale 091119.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Police

CPD: Downtown businesses fall victim to distract-and-steal scam

Community

Duneland Girl Scout recruitment night is Thursday

Get tickets now for Community Prayer Breakfast October 9

Migratory Bird Sanctuary Grand Opening Saturday

'You Haven't Changed a Bit' named Best of TenMinute Play Festival

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council approves vendor audit and asset management policies

Sports

Chesterton Girls Golf finishes 5th overall at DAC Meet

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091719 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Corp Cable TV Fund Etc.pdf

 

Monday, September 16, 2019

Township Library

Porter County Council wants to know why Westchester Library has reserve funds

Library board discusses long term planning

Police

Porter resident: CPD Facebook manhunt notification not timely enough

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Football delivers Homecoming win

CHS Girls cross country wins Bob Thomas Invitational

Trojan Boys cross country runnerups at Bob Thomas

Trojan Girls Soccer shuts out Hobart 8-0

Chesterton Boys Soccer ties Highland

Boys Tennis wins twice in Terre Haute

CHS Volleyball finishes runnerup in Invite

Chesterton Girls Golf 7th at Pat Ford Invite

Obituary

Services Friday, September 20 for Elmer Mannen, 88

 

Friday, September 13, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Roberts/Michael 3-way stop to be studied

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF board approves planning contracts for Westport site

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis beats Valparaiso 4-1

Chesterton Volleyball sweeps Michigan City

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091319 NICTD Request for Bidders Tower Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/091319 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Hebron County Extradition Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/091319 Sworden Law Notice of Public Hearing Pines Petition of Irene Burnett.pdf

 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Duneland Schools

Board meets Lisa Filipek, newest WIS science teacher

CHS tells Homecoming Royalty Candidates

Air conditioners, parking among Duneland School building needs

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor police cracking down on traffic violations

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 3 CHS soccer team beats No. 5 Crown Point 1-0

CHS Volleyball outlasts Highland in 5 games

Chesterton Girls Golf beats MC Marquette

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091219 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Bus Replacement Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/091219 Town of Cheserton Notice of Public Hearing Variance Petition of Pedro A Azevedo.pdf

Legal Notices/091219 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Use Variance Petition of Pedro A Azevedo.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/2019 Porter County Tax Sale 091119.pdf

Duneland Schools

Twelve CHS students named National Merit Semifinalists

Community / Chesterton High School

CHS students place 2977 flags in 9 11 Memorial installation

Town of Chesterton

Saturdays will be goat days at Three Moons Fiberworks on Broadway

Council forms committee to review RR quiet zone proposals; residents sound off

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council OKs park equipment install

Police / Fire

RV burns in Liberty Township

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys shut out Pirates

CHS volleyball beats Portage

 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town Council tells Pearson Road folks there is nothing it can do about golf ball hazard

Town to enforce code on abandoned house

Schnadenberg reports that road salt price will put dent in town budget

Commuters take note Toll Road Plaza being repaved

Community / Local History

Local century old barn included in Indiana Barn Foundation tour September 28

Environment / Steel

USS: Sheen in Burns Waterway not a threat

Indiana

Indiana attorney general stalls BMV gender change rule

Obituaries

Services Friday for David R. Imhof, age 66

Services Friday for Patricia Louise Carney

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/091019 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Corp Cable TV Fund Etc.pdf

 

 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Duneland Schools / Education

2,000 CHS students to converge on National Park to learn, break world record

Community

Rotary BBQ Chicken Sale Saturday, September 14

Environment / Steel / Lake Michigan

Water company closes Ogden Dunes facility after USS reports sheen in Burns Waterway

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer shuts out Elkhart Central

Trojan Football falls at Michigan City

Trojan Boys Soccer ties Munster 1-1

Trojan Boys Tennis 3rd at Crown Point Invite

Obituaries

Memorial Visitation Thursday for Magdalena Kellner

Lonnie D. Surgener passes away at age 63

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090919 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Equitable Impact Fee.pdf

 

 

Friday, September 6, 2019

Duneland Schools / Education

Duneland Schools exceed state averages on new ILEARN test

Fewer than half of Indiana students meet new exam standards

Porter County

Parks partner with Friends of Porter County Library for story boards

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Tennis beats Portage 5-0

Obituaries

Services and visitation Sunday for Melvin Leroy Wood

Services Saturday, September 7 for Carolyn (Wilson) Pool

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090619 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Lipinski 1300 Broadway.pdf

Legal Notices/090619 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Lipinski Platting Two Lots.pdf

Legal Notices/090619 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Amendments to Sewer Rate Ord.pdf

Legal Notices/090619 Town of Porter Notice of Public Meeting Porter Cove Playground.pdf

Legal Notices/090619 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers Bus Replacement Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/090619 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers Capital Projects Plan.pdf

 

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Police

Suspect shot by officers after manhunt near Abercrombie Woods subdivision

Community / Local History

Veterans of 2 wars: Ascher Yates and Jim Clemons take Honor Flight to DC

Town of Chesterton

Next cleanup day at Coffee Creek Park Saturday October 5

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Soccer beats Merrillville 5-1

Chesterton Volleyball beats Hanover Central

CHS Girls Golf beats Highland 202-248

Obituaries

Prayer service Thursday for Michael Allen Sabocik

Lance J. Stepek passes away at age 63

Services Saturday for Kenneth D. Bachman

Memorial Service September 21 for David Russell Bross

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090519 NICTD Request for Bidders New Spiker Machine.pdf

Legal Notices/090519 NICTD Request for Bidders Preplated Gauntlet Turnouts.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Porter County

County Commissioners asked to act on Brassie golf ball threat

Police

Focus of Dunes manhunt released from jail; Germann: More investigation needed

Elections

County Elections Registration Office to host candidate info session on October 5

Environment / History / Community

Fur Trader Encampment this weekend at Dunes State Park

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Volleyball beats Valparaiso in 4 games

Girls Golf splits Duneland Conference triangular match

Trojan Girls Soccer shuts out Merrillville

Obituaries

Alfred J. Wahlers passes away at age 82

Prayer service Thursday for Michael Allen Sabocik

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090419 Valparaiso Community Schools Valparaiso Elementary Wall Enhancements.pdf

Legal Notices/090419 Town of Porter Notice of Public Meeting Porter Cove Playground.pdf

Legal Notices/090419 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Flint Lake Elem Improvements.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Chesterton High School Sports

Paul Blosser and Joe Quartuch honored at CHS Football game for service to the program

Chesterton Football shuts out Munster 40-0

Trojan Boys Soccer wins twice over weekend

Porter County

County council wants new 911 director to" buy in" to Porter County

Police

ISP: Child ejected from van on I-94 in Lake County

Duneland Stop Arm Violation Enforcement continues

Indiana

Indiana governor disgusted by texts official sent intern

Lawsuit Juul ecigarettes are deliberately highly addictive

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090319 Porter County Public Library System Renovations to Facilities Paving Concrete Walks Curbs.pdf

 

Friday, August 30, 2019

Police

Focus of Dunes manhunt taken into custody in Michigan City

Cause sought for double house fire in Liberty Township

Porter County

 Council hopes to act on new County Park Board law next month

Porter County Council OKs additional appropriation for Westchester Library

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council objects to state diversion of catastrophic liability funds

Sports

Chesterton Volleyball falls in 5 games to Lake Central

Obituaries

Memorial services Tuesday for Steven and Diana Farrington

Services Saturday for Janice Sue Ursta, age 72

Services Wednesday September 4 for Thomas 'Gene' Eugene Clendaniel

 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Community

Taste of Duneland Saturday

In the line of fire: Neighbors fed up with Brassie golf balls damaging property

Police

CPD: Manhunt today for armed and dangerous suspect along US 12

Double house fire on Long Lake Road in Liberty Twp

ISP: Man jumps off I-94 overpass hits semi dies

ISP: Motorist huffing paint while driving I-94

Town of Porter

Porter planners approve third replat of Summer Tree PUD

Region

Indiana board backs casino move to on-land Gary location

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Soccer beats Valparaiso 4-2

Obituary

Services Wednesday Sept. 4 for Phyllis Ann Brix, age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082919 HSPA Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Valpo Walmart Farm2Fork Hooters.pdf

Legal Notices/082919 NICTD Request for Bidders New Spiker Machine.pdf

Legal Notices/082919 NICTD Request for Bidders Preplated Gauntlet Turnouts.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Town of Porter

Kids Cove Park to get new equipment

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council to seek interest quotes from local banks

Community

Duneland Medical Equipment Loan Closet is seeking volunteers

Join now for lifetime membership in CHS Alumni Association

Sports

Girls Soccer shuts out Valpo 4-0

CHS football home opener Friday

Trojan Basketball Club girls tryouts set

Trojan Girls Golf splits DAC meet

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082819 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Flint Lake Elem Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/082819 Valparaiso Community Schools Valparaiso Elementary Wall Enhancements.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town backs off buying house at Calumet and Porter

West Indiana Ave west of South Calumet closed

Council takes RFP responses for quiet zone under advisement

Police

Coroner IDs missing boater found at West Beach as Illinois man

Environment / Lake Michigan

IDEM issues Final Update on fish kill

Education

Indiana GOP leaders want delay on new statewide exam penalities

College Board replacing SAT adversity score

Sports

Trojan Volleyball beats Andrean in 3 games

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082719 Porter County Public Library System Renovations to Facilities Paving Concrete Walks Curbs.pdf

 

Monday, August 26, 2019

Police

Christopher Dillard trial rescheduled to October 21

Town of Chesterton

BZA schedules public hearing on special events center at 505 Grant Ave

Environment / Lake Michigan

Cyanide and ammonia below permitted levels at outfalls

Police / Lake Michigan

Body found at West Beach identified as missing boater

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Football opens with 21-13 win over Hobart

CHS Boys Cross Country wins 11/12 NIC Stomp

Trojan girls cross country wins 9/10 title at NIC Stomp

CHS Boys Soccer wins Northwestern Tourney

Trojan Girls Soccer finishes 0-2-1 at St Joe

Obituary

Carl William Randler passes away at age 76

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/082619 Porter County Public Library System Notice to Taxpayers Library Improvement Reserve.pdf

Legal Notices/082619 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers BH Cumulative Capital Improvement Sewer Fund.pdf

 

Friday, August 23, 2019

Police

Man grabs charter bus steering wheel on I-94 here; three hurt in crash

CPD Reckless driving charge for school bus stop-arm violation

Environment

Portage Lakefront reopens; third day no cyanide found; group to sue ArcelorMittal

Indiana

Indiana Energy task force to meet next week

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Volleyball improves to 2-0 overall

CHS girls cross country begins at NIC Stomp

Trojan Boys Cross Country gets going Saturday

CHS Boys Tennis starts Saturday in South Bend

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/082319 Hodges Davis Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Paul Dykterok.pdf

 

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Community

6th annual 10 Minute Play Festival August 30 - September 8 at 4th St Theater

Children's art education Open House at the Chesterton Art Center

Environment / Indiana Dunes

First ADA kayak launch opens in Dunes National Park

No cyanide found in Little Calumet or Lake for second consecutive day

Sports

Chesterton boys soccer team blanks Michigan City 5-0

CHS Grad Lucas Davison wins silver at World Wrestling Championships

Obituary

Patricia Pat Wiesemann, 88

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Police

Accused murderer Christopher Dillard denied release pending trial

Environment / Steel / Little Calumet

IDEM, IAWC, Arcelor: No cyanide found as of Sunday; Ikes take aim

'Discoloration,' 'oil release,' 'chemical spill' at USS; water company closes intake

Indiana

State panel give Indiana chief justice new 5 year term

Elections / Indiana

Democrat State Senator Karen Tallian enters Indiana attorney general race

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Volleyball opens with win at Morton

CHS Girls Soccer rolls 10-0 over Michigan City in opener

Trojan Girls Golf wins

 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Oakwood Drive resident returns to Chesterton Stormwater Board

Town planners seek to raise the park impact fee

Local Elections

Porter County Clerk Bailey to offer candidate training

Environment / Steel / Lake Michigan

US Steel: Discoloration from outfall in Burns Waterway today

DNR: 3000 fish dead; IDEM: Contaminant levels dropping

Business

States jobless rate falls in July but unemployment still on the rise in NWI

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans boys soccer team cruises to 12-0 opening night victory

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080919 Abonmarche Consultants Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition No PC 19 03.pdf

 

 

Monday, August 19, 2019

Environment / Business / Steel

Fish kill: ArcelorMittal apologizes; Chemical levels fall; Portage Mayor rips IDEM

Police / Fire

Lightning blamed for West Indiana Ave. attic fire

5000 here lose power in Sunday storm

Town of Chesterton

Proposed Dollar General draws support and opposition

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council adds stop signs in the Village subdivision

Chesterton High School Sports

Defending State Champion CHS soccer team opens tonight

Trojans score 3 times in abbreviated scrimmage

Obituary

Martha Lois Wilson Willis passes away at age 95

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081919 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Rolling Stock Consulting Services.pdf

 

Friday, August 16, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town Attorney declines to share legal opinion on Nekus retirement village

Community

Chamber seeks volunteers to help CHS break Guinness record for field trip size

Environment

Fish kill in Little Calumet traced to ArcelorMittal chemical exceedance

Paddle the East Branch of the Little Cal Saturday celebrate opening of launch

High bacteria levels at two Dunes beaches

Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

Sports

Chesterton Football opens with scrimmage at Griffith tonight

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/081619 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Additional Appropriations Recorder Perpetuation Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/081419 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2018.pdf

 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Porter County

Residents ask Porter County Commissioners for action on Calumet Trail

Town of Chesterton

Special activity center on BZA agenda Thursday

Town of Burns Harbor

Town of Burns Harbor nets state arts grant

Community

Register now for annual Bri's RACE to end domestic violence, September 22

Obituary

Services Saturday for Edna Winquist, age 100

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council names Lewis T. Craig, Sr. Heroes Memorial Garden

Town of Chesterton

Third round of repaving in Chesterton to start soon

Community

Parents As Teachers Ready Set Kindergarten at Duneland Boys and Girls Club

Region

South Shore tells service for Chicago Air and Water Show

Obituaries

Gudrun M. Mitchell passes away at age 77

Services and visitation Thursday for Jack H. Nilson, age 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081419 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2018.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Council OKs rezone to B2 for Bartonics Inc

West Indiana parking project begins with sidewalk work

Schnadenberg says call for brush collection

Look for mobile speed trailers around Chesterton

Police

Local PDs get grant to crack down on school bus stoparm scofflaws

Shoplifters hit CVS two more times

Westchester Library

Library employees get shout out at WPL Board meeting

Sports

Trojan Girls 3rd at KV Invite

Obituary

Kathryn H. O'Donnell passes away at age 86

 

Monday, August 12, 2019

Region

Cline Avenue Bridge rebuild advances in East Chicago

Education / Community

Renovations nearly complete at new Montessori School in Chesterton

Police

Unleashed dog at Porter Beach leads to melee; two charged

LaPorte man charged in federal court with transporting child pornography

Crews search Lake Michigan for boater off Marquette Park

Region / Business / Steel

US steel shipments down 5 percent in June

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081219 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Rolling Stock Consulting Services.pdf

 

Friday, August 9, 2019

Community

American Legion Post 170 supports Benefit Run for Bailey

Business / Region

Report Foreign steel imports spike in July

Port of Burns Harbor awarded security grants

Police

Dave Reynolds is Sheriff of the Year

CPD: Shoplifters steal big haul of razors at the CVS

Indiana

Report: No wrongdoing found in Holcomb's private jet flights

Sports

CHS Girls Golf splits

Obituaries

Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080919 NICTD Request for Proposals Dispatch Phone Radio System.pdf

Legal Notices/080919 Abonmarche Consultants Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition No PC 19 03.pdf

 

 

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Community

Rotary Babapaloosa to feature music and vendors August 24

Register for Moose Road Rally for Special Olympics

Apply now for 2020 Tourism promotion grants

Movie about local pastor draws celebrity to town for filming

Indiana

Jewish sisters find swastikas in Indiana college dorm room

Sports

CHS Girls Golf 6th at Crown Point Invite

Pavlovich tabbed to lead CHS Swim programs

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Melissa Nicole 'Nicki' Achten

Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25

 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board OKs CHS flex lab to upgrade manufacturing classes

School Board hears from public on teacher pay

Police

Jail time, $114,539 restitution ordered for copper wire theft

Community

Prairie Magic music fest is August 17

Sports

Trojan Girls Golf 11th at Jeff Invite

Obituary

Services Saturday for Michael A. Rentschler, 53

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/080719 Bob Crecelius Notice of Public Hearing Burns Harbor Petition of Robert Crecelius.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board hires new assistant superintendent; teachers introduced

Region

NICTD board takes step to order 26 new rail cars for South Shore

Police / Traffic

Burns Harbor Fire Department reports one injured in crash at Ind 149 and US 12

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Golf tees off today

Obituary

Visitation and Service Thursday for Allan L. Jones, age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Carol Durham.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Gregory E Blakely.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To John A Worstell.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Singar D Morgan.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Sofoklis and Tania Dres.pdf

Legal Notices/080619 Rhame Elwood Notice of Violation To Sunii M Dhoot.pdf

 

Monday, August 5, 2019

Police

ISP: Juveniles detained, suspected of tossing rocks onto vehicles on I-94

ISP: Rollover crash on Saturday closes I-65

DNR: Body recovered from Cedar Lake

Fire Departments / Emergency

Kitchen fire in Porter

Pine Township

Trouble in the Pines: Township trustee, board clash over her effort to switch fire contract

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1970 to hold get together Saturday August 10

Obituaries

Services Thursday for Loren Furness, age 85

Local hero John R. Tomczak clebration of life August 25

Visitation and Service Thursday for Allan L. Jones, age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080519 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Changes to Unified Comp Zoning.pdf

 

Friday, August 2, 2019

Porter County

Croquet group eyes Sunset Hill; board wants public access

County Park Board moves to accept land donations

Duneland Schools

School Board to hold public hearing on teacher pay Monday

Community

Chesterton Art Fair this weekend in Dogwood Park

Chamber seeks volunteers for Taste of Duneland

Business / Steel

USS posts 2Q net income of $68M

Feds find Thai steel threaded rod dumped here

Obituary

Services Monday for June Lee Patrick, age 103

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080219 NICTD Request for Proposals Dispatch Phone Radio System.pdf

 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Local businesses encourage hometown summer celebrations

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Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal posts net loss of 447 million

Community

No Table of Plenty on Fridays, August 2 and 9

Fire Department Street Dance 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday

Police

ISP: Motorcyclist dies in crash on I-65 exit ramp

Indiana

John Dillinger relatives doubt body in grave is the gangster

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Fall Sports season start Friday

Obituary

Services Saturday, August 3 for Carole Ann Deuberry-Boatright

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/080119 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers Add Appropriation.pdf

Legal Notices/080119 Duneland School Corporation Public Hearing Notice Teachers Salaries.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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