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Monday, September 21, 2020

Virus

2 more deaths as 7 day total of C19 cases spikes again in county

Westchester Intermediate student tests positive for C19

Police

CPD: Impersonating a police officer reported

Town of Chesterton

Planners cast wary eye on request for more impervious surface in Springdale PUD

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys XC turns heads with win at New Prairie

No bus, no problem for CHS girls cross country

CHS Girls Soccer beats Highland

Trojan Boys Tennis blanks Hanover Central

Chesterton girls golf finishes runnerup at Sectional

CHS Boys fall at Noll

Trojan Football falls 30-21 at Valpo

Obituaries

Elsie Wesche Scheetz passes away at age 92

Services Wednesday for Jerry Murphy, age 91

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/09212020 NICTD Req for bidders.pdf

Legal Notices/092220 Beverly Shores Invitation for Bid.pdf

 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Virus

Liberty Intermediate staffer tests positive for C19

County virus cases top 2,000

State reports record cases deaths top 3,500

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Tennis wins Duneland Conference title

Trojan girls soccer team blanks KV

Chesterton VB falls at LaPorte

Obituary

Services Monday for Charles Edward Swickard

 

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Virus

Another virus death in Porter County

Yost Elementary staffer tests positive for C19

Indiana

2 Indiana college counties listed as moderate virus risk

Purdue University: Flu shots do not cause the flu

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan boys soccer outlasts Lake Central

Obituaries

Services Monday for Elaine M. Gloyeske, 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/09_17_2020 Not of Sheriff Auction cars.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council hears possible budget impact of virus

Duneland Schools / Virus

Two Duneland schools report more virus cases

Virus

Eight new C19 cases in Porter County

Community

Rebuilding Together Duneland work day is Saturday October 3

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer beats Lake Central

CHS volleyball team beats Merrillville

Haiduc lifts Trojans past Slicers in tennis

Obituaries

Services Friday for Avery Clinton Legan

Service and Visitation Saturday for Dennis L. Moore, 67

 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Duneland Schools / Virus

Duneland School Board approves 4-day in-person model to begin Monday, October 5

Liberty Intermediate School staffer tests positive for virus

Town of Chesterton

Town Council okays NIPSCO tree removal on Broadway

North Calumet Road paving starts next week

Virus

Only five new virus cases in Porter County

Indiana chief justice tests positive for coronavirus

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys shut out Merrillville in tennis

McCoy fifth at Duneland Conference Invitational

Obituary

Memorial Service Saturday for Darlene J. 'Mum' Lake

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/09152020 BH Not of Intent Marquette Trail.pdf

 

Monday, September 14, 2020

Duneland Schools / Virus

Another CHS student tests positive for C19

Virus

New virus cases in Porter County trending downward

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Volleyball wins Chesterton Invitational

Addy Joiner sets soccer goals record; CHS wins

Chesterton Girls XC wins; Bailey Ranta 2nd at Bob Thomas Invitational

CHS Football rolls to win at LaPorte

CHS Boys Soccer splits games

CHS Boys mix lineup and strategies at Lowell

CHS Girls Golf 6th at Pat Ford

Obituaries

Services Tuesday for Gracie Lois Bailey, 78

Celebration of Life Sunday for James M. Wiltermood

Services Wednesday for Oris 'Lee,' Fine age 78

Service Friday for Ruth A. Bettin. 91

 

Friday, September 11, 2020

Police / Fire / Emergency

Porter home explodes; child rescued from rubble

Chesterton High School

CHS announces 6 National Merit Semifinalists

Duneland Schools

School Meals To Go! offered at Duneland Schools

Community / Schools / Virus

CHS 9/11 memorial altered due to virus

Community / Environment / Lake Michigan

Local teens hit the beaches with gloves and trashbags

Virus

Twenty new C19 cases in Porter County

Porter County

There is money for Zona Sanctuary deferred maintenance, Park Board is told

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan volleyball beats Michigan City

CHS Boys Tennis beat Valpo

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/09112020 Not to Taxpayers PoCo Gen Fund Elections.pdf

Legal Notices/09112020 NotofPublicHrng Bev Shores SWS group.pdf

Legal Notices/09112020NotofPublicHrng Chesterton Neal storage.pdf

Legal Notices/09112020NotofPublicHrng Chesterton, Spain.pdf

 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Community / Virus

No cost C19 testing available in Valpo

Ten new C19 cases in Porter County

Community / Health

Flu shots available from the comfort of your vehicle offered Wednesday, September 23

Indiana

State lawmakers plan session shifts amid virus worries

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 3 CHS Boys Soccer survives Crown Point

CHS volleyball team beats Highland in 4

CHS boys tennis team beats Crown Point

CHS Girls golf splits

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/09102020 Bev Shores Petition Adam Peterson.pdf

Legal Notices/09102020 BH Bd of Zoning Steve's Door Service.pdf

Legal Notices/09102020 Town of Porter 201 MVH fund.pdf

 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Community / Virus

Five new cases in County; 3 are in nursing homes

Region

South Shore tells schedule changes

Police / Fire / Emergency

DNR: Man missing on Lake Michigan

August was busy for Beverly Shores Fire Department

Environment

Sandhill Cranes gather in Great Marsh Indiana Dunes National Park

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS girls soccer takes down Crown Point in penalty kicks

CHS Volleyball sweeps Portage

Obituary

Marcelle 'Marcy' O'Kelly passes away at age 56

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/09092020 BH BZA Goad.pdf

 

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Porter County

Porter County budget hearing and first reading Thursday

Virus

Two additional virus deaths in Porter County

Lake Michigan

Teen drowns in Lake Michigan at Michigan City

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans turn over Michigan City in 21-13 win

Another win and another shutout for No. 3 undefeated CHS Boys Soccer

CHS Girls blank Elkhart in soccer

CHS Girls XC 4th at Marion Invitational

CHS Boys XC 5th at Marion Invite

CHS Boys Tennis 4th at Crown Point Invite

CHS Girls Golf 12th

Obituaries

Visitation Wednesday for Adolf Navarro, age 75

Visitation today service tomorrow for Esther H. Vander Woude

 

Friday, September 4, 2020

Virus / Indiana / Porter County

Indiana reports 1044 new cases and 18 more deaths

IU School of Medicine to test experimental COVID19 vaccine

Indiana virus caution urged as IU seeks fraternity closures

New Porter County virus cases at 24 for 2nd straight day

Community

Vern Schrader celebrates 97 years

Sports

CHS Boys Tennis shuts out Portage

CHS Girls Soccer falls to South Bend St Joe

CHS Volleyball falls at Crown Point

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/09042020 ChestAdvBd Easton Pk PUD.pdf

Legal Notices/09042020 TownofPorter Petition Rankin.pdf

 

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Porter County

Porter County will share communities' 911 dispatch system costs

Porter County Juvenile Detention Center confirms first virus case in detainee

Schools

Liberty Elementary student tests positive for C19

State overhauls county virus ratings for schools

Indiana alters student count to maintain school funding

Virus / Community

Porter County reports 24 new virus cases

Register by September 18 for Duneland Seniors' drive-thru flu shot clinic

Chesterton High School Sports

Girls Golf beats Andrean and Highland

 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Porter County

Public speaks out at Porter County Commissioners meeting

Town of Chesterton

Pickleballers petition Chesterton Park Board

Virus

Porter County reports 11 new virus cases

Virus / Schools / Education

State launching new guidelines for schools during pandemic

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer shuts out Merrillville

CHS Volleyball falls in 5 at Valparaiso

Obituary

Services Friday, September 4 for Irma 'Jeanie' (Fleming) Tracy

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/09022020 Burns Harbor Not of Public Hrng Holladay properties .pdf

 

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Porter County

Porter County Zona wildlife sanctuary in disrepair family says

Police

Porter Police: Toddler found in swimming pool

Motorist dies in tanker rollover on I-65 in Lake County

Virus

Porter County reports 13 new virus cases

Environment

VU study finds plastic pollution is pervasive in Porter County

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys soccer team beats Culver Academy 9-1

Obituary

Maryanna (Burns) Jurasek passes away in Alaska

 

Monday, August 31, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Variance sought for dog daycare on Brown Ave.

Community

Morgan Park parade honors Fay Popp

Virus / Community

Single day virus record set on Saturday here

Chesterton Manor virus free after 170 days

Region

South Shore receives $50.6M from feds for double track project

Chesterton High School Sports

Ranta and White go 1 and 2 at Skorupa girls cross country invitational

CHS boys soccer beats South Bend St. Joe 6-0

Chesterton boys XC fourth at Lake Central

CHS Volleyball splits in Plymouth

CHS Football falls at Pioneer

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/08312020 Hebron sigler church st alley.pdf

 

Friday, August 28, 2020

Town of Chesterton

BZA approves variance with conditions for distillery at old Westchester Lanes

Community

Porter County reports 16 new virus cases

Lake Michigan

Porter County tourism office tells open and closed beaches

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Tennis opens with win

Trojan Girls Golf falls on tiebreaker

Trojan Girls Soccer falls at Valpo

CHS Volleyball falls to Lake Central

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Kathy Ann Bruhn

Memorial Service September 5 for James R. Barrington

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08282020 ABC Gil Drug.pdf

Legal Notices/08282020 ABC Moose Lodge.pdf

Legal Notices/08282020 Burns Harbor Plan zoning ord..pdf

Legal Notices/08282020 Town Porter GO bond constr.pdf

 

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan boys soccer team turn back Vikings

CHS Girls Golf falls to Crown Point

Virus

Indiana governor extends statewide mask order for 30 days

Notre Dame hikes security after quarantined students balk

29 new Porter County cases

Environment / Lake Michigan

Portage Lakefront closed for beach nourishment

Indiana

Indiana teachers hit by pellets in training drill sue police

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Virus

Virus is back in Porter County long term care facilities

Town of Porter

Resident urges Porter Town Council to drop Johnson Inn issue

Duneland Schools

CMS remains closed for bat removal

Traffic

Months long Indiana 49 lane closures start Monday

Porter County

Porter County Council debates use of Prosecutor grant funds

Sports

CHS Volleyball falls to LaPorte

Obituary

Services Friday for Lawrence G. 'Larry' Cogdill

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/08262020 Burns Harbor ORD 297 2020.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Duneland Schools

Bats halt CMS reopening today

Town of Chesterton

Surveying underway for Westchester/Liberty Trail

Council gives 11th Street home builder one year to finish sidewalk

Elections

School Board filing ends with one race contested local candidates listed

Virus

Liberty Township resident dies of COVID19

Economy

State and regional jobless rates continue to improve in July

Sports

CHS Girls Golf splits triangular

CHS Volleyball falls at Andrean

Obituary

Visitation Thursday for Michael T. McCormick

 

Monday, August 24, 2020

Duneland Schools

School starts tomorrow: Here are the details

Town of Chesterton

Distillery at old Westchester Lanes on BZA agenda Thursday

Virus

Another virus death reported in Porter County

Lake Michigan

Dunes State Park bans swimming, wading, cites lifeguard shortage

Chesterton High School Sports

Turnover bug bites Trojan Football in season opener

Ranta, CHS Girls win Cross Country opener

CHS Boys cross country finishes 3rd in opener

CHS Boys Tennis 4th in South Bend

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08242020 Town of Hebron Sigler_Church St alley.pdf

 

Friday, August 21, 2020

Elections / Porter County

Porter County Clerk warns voters to not put off mailing absentee ballots

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission views 1100N PUD concept skeptically

Township Library

Library to reopen Monday August 24

Virus / Porter County / Indiana

22 new Porter County cases including one in long term care

Indiana

Lawsuit dropped over Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

Sports

Trojan Football opens tonight at home

CHS girls cross country starts up Saturday

CHS boys cross country starts tomorrow

CHS Volleyball wins at Lowell

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08212020 Valpo School west campus.pdf

 

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Indiana / Virus / Economy

Indiana joining federal program for $300 jobless aid boost

Town of Porter

Porter planners discuss regulating banners

Virus

Porter County virus cases top 1,500

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys soccer team blanks Michigan City 5-0

Obituary

Celebration of Life Saturday for William Edward Pardee, III

 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Utility Board urges customers in arrears to set up flexible payment plans

Indiana

Indiana governor orders equity officer and cameras for troopers

Schools / Police

Prosecutor warns parents to monitor kids screen activity as they return to school

Community

Mail subscribers: Contact Post Office if paper is late

New C19 cases in Porter County: six

Notre Dame cancels classes for 2 weeks after COVID19 spike

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Soccer opens with win

CHS Volleyball sweeps Michigan City Marquette

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Marjorie Speckhard, 93

Services Thursday for Frances Marie Handzlik

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08192020 Bev Shores Erosion repair.pdf

Legal Notices/08192020 Bev Shores Revetment Constr..pdf

 

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Township Library / Virus

Westchester Library closed after two staff members test positive for C19

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission to hold concept review of 1100N PUD on Thursday

Police / Fire / Emergency

House fire in Porter today

Two drownings reported in Dunes National Park

Officer Christopher Schoof joins Chesterton Police Department

Virus

12 new C19 cases in Porter County

Duneland Schools

CHS and CMS remote learning material pickup this week

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS announces Fall sports spectator and ticket guidelines

Trojan Boys dominant in opening win

CHS Girls Soccer opens tonight

Obituaries

James E. Wright, Jr. passes away at 73

Mary Theresa Miller passes away at age 79

 

Monday, August 17, 2020

Indiana Elections

Indiana Election Commission stalemates on vote by mail

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council approves Westport PUD

Virus

Porter County sets a new weekly record for C19 cases

Indiana virus case total tops 80,000

Indiana

Indiana Attorney General calls for special legislative session

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Volleyball wins 3

Trojan Boys Soccer opens tonight

CHS Girls Golf falls at Warsaw

 

Friday, August 14, 2020

Township Library

Westchester Library to resume in-person programs with precautions

Porter County / Health / Virus

Health Department sets new rules for gatherings over 100

New C19 cases in Porter County total 23

Indiana / Virus

State reports 1079 new cases

Traffic

Lane and ramp closures on I-94 in Lake County next week

Sports

CHS Volleyball opens Saturday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08142020 Bev Shores Erosion Repairs.pdf

Legal Notices/08142020 Bev Shores Revetment Constr East End.pdf

Legal Notices/08142020 PoCo Addl Approp Acc.Report Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Community

Boys and Girls Clubs provide an answer for working parents

Community Business

Annual Duneland Chamber awards luncheon August 19 at Sand Creek tells honorees

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor rejects stop sign removal

Elections / Schools

Tom Schnabel running to retain School Board seat

Environment

Environmental group says ArcelorMittal mill exceeds toxicity cap

'Siege' of Great Egrets spied in Beverly Shores

Orphaned chicks turn out to be endangered species

Judge invalidates Trump rollback of law protecting birds

Virus

New C-19 cases in Porter County: 29

State reports 1,024 new cases and 20 deaths

Obituary

Dunes artist Dale Fleming passes away at age 81

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/08132020 BH BZA Awald.pdf

 

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Town of Porter

Porter residents urge Town Council to regulate old Johnson Inn

Town of Chesterton

Town Council insists that sidewalk along 11th St by CHS must be built

Community

Westchester Food Pantry taking extra precautions in Covid19

Weather / Police / Fire

Scores of residents still without power here

Virus

New Porter County C19 cases drop to seven

State reports 671 new cases and 17 deaths

Indianapolis warns fines coming for virus rules violations

Indiana school district quarantines 228 students

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls golf team 6th at New Prairie Invite

Obituaries

Fiedot J. Agieyeff passes away at age 93

Service Thursday for Christopher W. Wuerthele

Joan A. Swanson passes away at age 89

 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board delays school start and endorses hybrid reopening model

Community

Red Cup free soup kitchen up and running again

Town of Chesterton

Plan Commission to concept review PSR's plan for annexed 1100N property

Schnadenberg in home stretch of Chesterton paving season

Virus

State reports 884 new cases and 25 deaths

New Porter County C19 cases at 17

Lake Michigan

Family rescues dog nearly 4 miles offshore in Lake Michigan

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls golf team is 4th at KV Invite

Obituaries

Donald R. Peterson passes away at age 93

Beatrice Elayne Beyer passes away at age 74

 

Monday, August 10, 2020

Education / Indiana

State officials pressured to set school shutdown benchmarks

Virus

Record weekly high of new C19 cases in Porter County

State reports 2,757 new cases over the weekend

Police

Crashes into NIPSCO pole; outage results

Business

NIPSCO faces $1.1M fine over safety violations

CHS Sports

CHS girls golf team 4th at LC Invite

Obituaries

Outdoor service August 22 for W. Richard Biggs

Visitation Tuesday for Cynthia A. Thoreson

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/081020 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2019 Page 1.pdf

Legal Notices/081020 Duneland School Corporation Annual Financial Report 2019 Page 2.pdf

 

Friday, August 7, 2020

Education / Indiana

State holding schools' feet to the fire: Offer in person teaching or face funding cuts

Virus

Indiana reports a record number of new cases

New county virus cases total 28

Town of Chesterton

What is the next step in the reinvention of Coffee Creek Park?

Porter County

Summer Porter County Park programs successful, board is told

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor planners advance Westport plat

Obituary

Services Monday for Brenda Lee (Bachman) Darnell

Sports

CHS girls golg team splits triangular match

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/08072020 Not to taxpayers Valpo.pdf

 

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Schools / Virus

Duneland Schools administration asks to delay start of school to August 25

Police to crack down on motorists passing stopped school buses

Indiana officials maintain it is safe for schools to reopen

Virus

Indiana reports 1,051 new cases to set one-day record

New C19 cases in Porter County back up to 24

Police

Former Lake County sheriff John Buncich resentenced to 12 years

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls golf 4th at Crown Point Invite

 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Porter County / Virus

Porter County Health Department offers guidance for safe events, works with schools

County Health Department waiting on guidance to take over C19 testing

Business

NiSource posts $2Q net loss of $18.5M

Virus

Just four new C19 cases today in Porter County

Sports

CHS girls golf team finishes 7th at opener

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08052020 Chest Police Pension Sgt Christian.pdf

Legal Notices/08052020 Not of mtg Chest. Police Pension Bd.pdf

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Community

Calumet Masonic Lodge offers free pasta dinner Wednesday, August 5

St. John's Community Dinner set for Sunday, August 9

Virus

New C19 cases in Porter County: 16

Chesterton High School Sports

Long awaited first day finally comes for local sports

CHS Girls Golf season tees off today

Legal Notice

Services Saturday for Daniel Matthew Halfacre, Jr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/08042020 Not of Charges Hebron Fire Dept.pdf

Legal Notices/08042020 Not to bidders ValpoSch VHS west campus.pdf

 

Monday, August 3, 2020

Virus / Elections / Indiana

Indiana governor urged to expand mail voting during pandemic

Police

Dillard appeals murder conviction

Virus / Community

Guest Column: Mask up! Covid19 is real, it's here, and it is spreading

Virus

Slight downtick in new county C19 cases last week; 56 cases over weekend

Eviction moratorium extended through August 14

Pandemic forces nonprofits to close or cut back on programs

 

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