Independent Daily Newspaper

-- Duneland news and sports --  Chesterton, Porter, Burns Harbor in Porter County, Indiana

Duneland Community Newspaper Since 1884

193 S. Calumet, Chesterton, IN 46304  219 926-1131

Submit News  Advertising Subscribe About this Site

Subscribe

At Half Price

Advertising

Submit News

Tribune Facebook

Twitter @ChestertonTrib

 

Chesterton Tribune Legal Notices

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Porter County

County Council grudgingly approves raises for four Prosecutor staffers

Chesterton High School

Show Choirs earn high placing at FAME Nationals

Community

Chamber to hold volunteer rally Thursday, May 10

Environment / Community

NIPSCO environmental grants go to local groups

NPS public meeting May 17 on restoration of Eastern Great Marsh

Elections

Nation's nastiest GOP primary playing out in Pence's Indiana

Indiana

Indiana Senator Todd Young seeks commission to review private retirement programs

Business

Horizon Bancorp posts record quarter net income

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball beats Merrillville 7 4

CHS Softball falls in 8 innings to Crown Point

Obituary

Services Friday for Kenneth H. Westergren

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Town of Porter

Cleanups in Porter; deadline for submitting comments for park plan

Porter Town Council opts not to sell old Porter Ave. lift station property at this time

Town of Chesterton

Redevelopment Commission OKs repaving of South Calumet south of Porter Ave.

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action asks prosecutor to investigate alleged Pavilion violations

Business / Steel / Region

Steel imports up in March, down for the year

Police / Region / Internet Crime

Hammond man gets life in federal prison for sex trafficking minor girls

Sports

CHS Baseball shuts out Merrillville

CHS Boys Golf beats Portage and Michigan City

Trojan Tennis sweeps Merrillville

Trojan Girls Track splits DAC double dual

Chesterton Boys Track splits pair

Trojan Softball falls 1-0 at Lake Central

Obituary

Jennifer Ann Covey Adams passes away at age 59

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042518 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Adoption Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Admin and Testing Area Ren.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Compound Building Addition.pdf

Legal Notices/042518 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Metro Station Improvements.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Council nudges up Cumulative Capital tax rate to help pay for raises

Town Council OKs $30K for sidewalks

Chesterton Town Council chips in for lakefront fireworks

Police

ISP: Multiple charges filed after Toll Road high speed pursuit

Dyer man gets 12 years in prison in child porn case

Dunelander Anthony Potesta named Trooper of the Year at ISP Lowell post

Economy

Indiana's jobless rate stable in March but way down in Northwest Indiana

Nation / Indiana

Donnelly supports Pompeo nomination for Secretary of State

Obituary

Service and Visitation Thursday for Virgil Shaffer

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/042418 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers City of Portage Additional Appropriation.pdf

 

Monday, April 23, 2018

Porter County

NIPSCO settles for lower than proposed natural gas rate hike

Porter County

PCCRVC raises salary cap for hourly employees

Town of Chesterton

Planners hear amendment to Eagle Crossing PUD

Sports

Torres, Trojan Baseball rout Valparaiso 10-0

Trojan Baseball sweeps Hammond Morton

Chesterton Softball sweeps doubleheader

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins

Trojan Girls Tennis beats LaLumiere, 5-0

CHS Boys Track 3rd at West Lafayette Relays

CHS Girls Track 4th at West Lafayette Relays

CHS Boys Golf 5th at Lake Central Classic

Obituary

Memorial service May 13 for Nancy Kester

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042318 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Courthouse Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/042318 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Sale of Small Parcel of Public Parkland Part of Tract M.pdf

 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Porter County

Commissioners release RFP for county employee wellness clinic

Commissioners act on auditor moves to improve efficiency on employee records

Police

Condensers stolen from rooftop HVAC units at IBR strip mall

Duneland Schools

CMS Music students earn Gold ratings at ISSMA contest

Indiana

Gov Holcomb announces special session to begin May 14

Court affirms Indiana law banning abortions is unconstitutional

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Softball rallies for 7-3 win

CHS Boys Golf beats Munster 158-171

Trojan Tennis beats Lake Central

Chesterton Baseball gets shut out at Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042018 NICTD Request for Bidders Tower Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Pleasant Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Pleasant Township Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Reestablishment of Cumu Bridge Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Gary P Brown.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Nathan and Bridget Millis.pdf

Legal Notices/042018 Porter County Plan Commission Replat of Minor Subdivision Petition of Urschel Development Corp.pdf

 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Police / Fire / Emergency

911 Director: Radio consolidation will improve emergency response

Prosecutor asks judge to allow trial of Portage mayor on corruption charges

Thieves hit two more cell tower facilities

CFD: Train hits car on 15th St.; minor injuries to driver

2018 Elections

Pat Boy and Duane Perry seek Democrat nomination to open Indiana 9th House seat

Six Republicans vie for US House 1st District nomination

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1983 reunion meeting Sunday

Trade / Steel / Region / Business

US industry seeks relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

Trump and Abe fail to agree on tariff exemption for Japan

Visclosky testifies on value of transportation grants to South Shore

Sports

CHS Softball shuts out LaPorte

Obituary

Services Saturday for Quinten James Beattie

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041918 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Police

120-mph pursuit on Ind. 49 ends in crash at 1100N; two charged

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Utility ready to take delivery of new vacuum truck

Indiana

Indiana House speaker expects special session to start May 14

2018 Elections

Trump campaign rebukes Indiana candidate signs

Rokita backtracks on threat to boycott debate

Environment / Lake Michigan / Steel

City of Chicago and lake surfers criticize US Steel spills settlement

Chesterton High School Sports

Austin Peterson fans 14; Trojans shut out Valparaiso 11-0

CHS Softball beats Michigan City 10-0

CHS Girls Track splits with LaPorte and Valo

Trojan Boys drop Duneland Conference double dual

Obituary

Services Friday for Norma Jean Maple, 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041818 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Bidders Ivy Tech Admin and Testing Area Ren.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Compound Building Addition.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders Gary Metro Station Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Locomotive Lease.pdf

Legal Notices/041818 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 282-2018.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Quotes for cost of boxcar restroom retrofit come in high

Study of Broadway and Jackson approved with eye to making it a four way stop

Chesterton High School

CHS Student Government earns National Recognition

Police

Valparaiso woman killed when car hit by train

Community

Former FBI Director James Comey to speak at PNW Sinai Forum in September

Sports

CHS Boys Volleyball finishes 2nd

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041718 Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Town of BH RDC Intent to Apply for DNR Grant.pdf

Legal Notices/041718 City of Portage Notice to Taxpayers City of Portage Additional Appropriation.pdf

 

Monday, April 16, 2018

2018 Elections

Andy Bozak and Emerson DeLaney vie for County Council 1st District Republican nomination

Democrats Larry Chubb, Tony Daggett, Pete Visclosky vie for congress nod

Ag experts troubled by Indiana GOP Senate candidates tariff talk

Indiana Democrats seeking end to their legislative futility

Region

South Shore to launch new train tracker app

NIRPC seeks public input on long-range plan

Sports

CHS golfers win Marquette Invite

CHS Lacrosse loses home openers

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Jean Ann Madison, 91

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041618 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bid DSC 2018 Pavement Improvements.pdf

Legal Notices/041618 Porter County Commissioners Notice to Bidders PoCo Courthouse Renovation.pdf

 

Friday, April 13, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC pursuing federal grant for Marquette Greenway

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP locked Senate candidate out of database over ethics dispute

Environment

Popular national parks to raise fees to $35 not $70

Sports

Trojan Softball just misses in 3-2 loss at Crown Point

Crown Point nips Chesterton Baseball 8-7

CHS Girls Tennis drops opener

Obituaries

Memorial Service Tuesday for William A. Naylor, 91

Celebration of Life Sunday for Robert Lee 'Bob' Johnson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041318 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 NICTD Request for Bidders Tower Truck.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Bennett's Storage.pdf

Legal Notices/041318 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of PoCo Redevelopment Commission.pdf

 

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor council eyes banning on street parking on roads with no curbs

BH to post Praixair noise complaint forms online

Burns Harbor tells brush leaf waste pickup sked

Indiana

Purdue University to extend tuition freeze into 7th year

Business / Trade

China denies Xi comments were aimed at settling US trade dispute

Chesterton High School Sports

Late rally lifts CHS Baseball over Portage

Chesterton Boys golf opens with easy win

Trojan bats explode on Merrillville 18-0

2018 Elections - Candidates Tell Background and Stands on the Issues

Thomas Ampeliotis and Cyndi Dykes seek Republican nomination for Coroner

Dale Bagnall and Randy Wilkening seek Democrat nomination for Coroner

Republicans: Liberty Trustee Beth Underwood challenged by Matt Keiser

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041218 Draton Biege Sirugo Elliott Notice of Public Hearing Town of Kouts Petition of American Conv Stores.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Falling Waters Conservancy District Monday Work Session.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton CCIF.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 10.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 11.pdf

Legal Notices/041218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 12.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Developer eyes land at Coffee Creek Center for two new hotels

Council waives permit fees for Duneland School projects this summer

Town of Porter

Porter donates floodplain land to Heinze Trust

Duneland Schools / Community

Revised and Corrected: Duneland Education Foundation to honor Dr Dirk Baer at annual gala

Environment / Community

Dunes Action urges calling DNR Director to protest Pavilion plans

Health

Porter Regional Hospital first in nation to be accredited for afib treatment

Courts / Region

Portage mayor seeks dismissal of corruption charge

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton softball offense rolls to 11-3 win over Valpo

Austin Peterson Trojan Baseball beat Portage 8-1

Trojan Boys Golf tees off season today

CHS Girls Track beats Crown Point 70-62

CHS Boys Track falls to Crown Point in DAC opener

Obituary

Services Friday for Raymond A. Joyce

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041118 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Locomotive Lease.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

2018 Elections

Early voting begins today in Indiana

Town of Chesterton

All Chesterton municipal employees to receive a raise

Spring Cleanup Week in town April 16 thru 20

Community

Hat's Entertainment fundraiser April 13-15 at 4th Street Theater

Porter County / Community

Porter County Auditor's Office again sponsoring Saving Money art contest

Police

Victims of Sunday US 12 crash identified

Indiana / Environment

Report: Indiana could host tropical diseases due to climate

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Maxwell Charles Breitinger

Services Monday for Fred Peglow, 83

Celebration of Life Thursday for M. Lee Garrity

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041018 Twin Creeks Conservancy District Notice of Adoption.pdf

 

 

Monday, April 9, 2018

Police / Fire

Two dead in fiery crash on US 12

CFD responds to heroin overdoses

Duneland Schools

Duneland Education Foundation to honor Dr Dirk Baer at annual gala

Some Duneland School bus routes to be affected by slew of RR crossing closures

Town of Chesterton

Eagle Scout project at the Duneland Diamond field

2018 Elections

Porter County voting gear passes public test

Senate rivals try to score points on Messer campaign commute

Indiana

Indiana flu deaths nearly triple this season

Sports

CHS baseball coach Jack Campbell named IBCA District 1 Coach of the Year

Chesterton Baseball splits in Lafayette

CHS Lacrosse falls in Indianapolis

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/040918 Duneland School Corporation Advertisement for Bid DSC 2018 Pavement Improvements.pdf

 

Friday, April 6, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Donations to be matched: Two weeks left for boxcar restroom crowdfunding drive

Council to unveil 2018 salary ordinance amendment Monday

Porter County

Model railroaders get more space at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Police

CPD report new phony check scam: The Car Wrap

Business / Region

Regional Realtors to mark 50th anniversary of Fair Housing Act

Obituary

Joseph Michael Brennan passes away at age 68

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040618 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Legal Notice Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Proposed Amendments Bev Shores Town Code Chapter 155.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed DSV Petition of Rosa Avalos.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed DSV Petition of Wendy Roberts.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed Petition of Juan & Margarita Mendoza.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed SEC Petition of Coach House Storage.pdf

Legal Notices/040618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Proposed UV Petition of Jeffrey Jirtle.pdf

 

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

Big expectations for CHS boys track season

Trojan Girls Track opens today

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP Senate race gets uglier

Business / Steel / Trade

Steel import applications up 42 percent in March

Environment / Lake Michigan

Environmental groups say USS consent decree in chemical spill needs more teeth

Obituaries

Visitation and Memorial Saturday for Shirley Ann Byrum

Services Saturday for Samuel Weston Wolford

Scott Weston Wolford Services Saturday

Services Saturday for Ray Gilbert age 88

 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Police

Stolen guns recovered in Liberty home; three charged

Porter County

Commissioners buy back old renovated jail for office space

Police / Traffic

ISP: Jackknifed semi closes NB I-65 in Jasper County

Indiana

Purdue online program begins after criticism

Environment

Interior Department backing away from steep fee hikes at national parks

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040418 NICTD Notice of Public Hearing NICTD Proposed Fare Increase.pdf

Legal Notices/Tax Rate Chart 2017 Payable 2018 Porter County.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

2018 Elections

Voter registration deadline for primary nears

Indiana / Town of Chesterton

Gov. Holcomb comes to town to unveil state matches for RR safety

Duneland Schools

CHS Principal Jeff Van Drie resigning at end of school year

School Board has some qualms on cost of issued iPads, pervasiveness of tech

Region

South Shore to test positive train control

Feds and US Steel reach consent decree over chemical spill

Sports

CHS Baseball wins opener with shutout

Obituary

Private services for Elaine Ann Frech, age 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040318 Duneland School Corporation 2017 Annual Performance Report_Legal Notice template.pdf

Legal Notices/040318 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Waskom and Kipper Parks Project.pdf

Legal Notices/040318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Roof and Secured Entrances Project.pdf

 

Monday, April 2, 2018

Police / Fire

Two dead in fire in Liberty Township mobile home

Business / Economy

China raises tariffs on US pork and fruit in trade dispute

Environment / Great Lakes

Great Lakes shipping season begins invasive species risk lingers

Federal funds expected to help construct sea lamprey barrier

Sports

Trojan Baseball opens today at home

CHS Softball blanks Hanover Central 15 0

Obituary

James Thomas Fonner passes away at age 60

 

 

Click for:

Recent highlights from the

printed Chesterton Tribune

Click For

Chesterton Tribune Legal Notices

 

Looking for the rest

of today's news?

Find it in the printed

Chesterton Tribune

Click Here to print out

a half price coupon

call the office at 926-1131,

or speak with your

neighborhood carrier

Former subscribers:

Click here for a Welcome Back Special:

Resubscriber offer.pdf

 Parents:

Help Your Student Keep In Touch With Duneland Back Home With a College Subscription to the Chesterton Tribune

College subscriptions.pdf

 

Join the Duneland Community

Subscribe To the Chesterton Tribune Today 

 

Welcome to the Website of the daily Chesterton Tribune community newspaper.

This site does not duplicate the printed Chesterton Tribune. Here readers will find a sampling of local and state news offered as a free service for those outside the Tribune's delivery area. For the rest of today's news and community display and classified advertisements subscribe with an introductory coupon by Clicking Here

 

Need Extra Copies of the Chesterton Tribune? Click Here

 

Local News Directories:

Porter County News
Education
Chesterton
Town of Porter News
Town of Burns Harbor News
Sports
Police Fire Emergency
Library News
Community
Business
Environment
Northwest Indiana
Local History
Indiana News

Election News

Class Reunions

2015 Obituaries

Obituaries 2007

Obituaries 2008

Obituaries 2009

Obituaries 2010

Obituaries 2011

2012 Obituaries

2013 Obituaries (Before April 2)

2013 Obituaries (After April 2)

2014 Obituaries

2015 Obituaries

2016 Obituaries

2017 Obituaries

2018 Obituaries

Legal Notices

Advertising Information

About this Site

Duneland Weather

Your Government

(Local, county, state and

federal government sites)

 

To submit news to the printed

Chesterton Tribune:

How to Submit News to the Chesterton Tribune

 

www.wdso.org
Chesterton High School Radio
 

Add to My Yahoo!

Add to Google

Chesterton Tribune Facebook Page

 

Need Extra Copies of the Chesterton Tribune? Click Here

Advertising

Legal Notices

 

Need Extra Copies of the Chesterton Tribune? Click Here

Search This Site:

 

Lijit Search</a

Privacy Statement: chestertontribune.com never tracks individual visitors or gives information on specific readers to anyone. Statistics on total visitors/readers and on patterns of site visitation are collected daily. Be advised that external links from this site to advertisers and other domains may take visitors to Web pages with a different privacy policy. Among the advertising services displaying on this site is Ligit. The Ligit privacy policy may be found here: http://www.lijit.com/company/privacy-policy

----

Tuesday Coupon Days:  Phone 926-1131 to put your coupon in print and online.