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Friday, January 8, 2021


Porter County Covid 19 deaths reach 205

Indiana expands virus shots to those 80 and older this week

Franciscan Health ready to vaccinate those age 80 and over for COVID19

Indiana reports 81 more COVID19 deaths, 7,344 more cases

12 Indiana counties added to highest virus risk status

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board to meet Monday


Holcomb announces construction to begin on South Shore Double Track Project


Indiana Senator Braun dropped Biden objection after Capitol mob

Indiana lawmakers advance bills to ensure school funding

Child Services agency releases 2019 child fatality report


Stephen Craig Rees. 69

Annette Marie Katzmarek, 60

Daniel Milton Evans, 81

Kenneth K Keil, 71

Rory Allen Ketchem, 60

Gene Ray Yocum, 85



Thursday, December 31, 2020

Town Government: Chesterton, Porter, Burns Harbor

Duneland local government meeting and contact info: Clip it and use it

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board to meet Tuesday


Indiana reports 99 more COVID19 deaths; 6,500 more cases

Half of Indiana counties labeled high risk for virus spread

South Shore

Holiday South Shore train schedule reminder


Valparaiso Compost Site Winter and Holiday Hours



Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Chesterton Tribune Print Farewell

A thank you from the publisher

'Temporary job' lasted over 38 years

Stop the presses: Duneland without a newspaper

Life and Opinions: Thanks for the memories


COVID claims 10 more lives in Porter County

State reports 165 more deaths; cases top 500,000

Police / Community

PCSP Lt Kevin Kley is Deputy of the Year


A fond farewell from TR

Chesterton Boys Basketball wins twice in inaugural CHS Classic

CHS Girls beat North Newton


John Lane passes away at age 66

Patricia Nitschke Livingston passes away at age 86


Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Long time Tribune reporter Kevin Nevers appointed Town of Chesterton public affairs liaison

Rep. Mosley honors retiring Town Manager Bernie Doyle

Chesterton Town Council remembers Bob Crone

Chesterton Fire Department gets green light to spec out new engine


New virus cases down here; test sites were closed over long weekend

Statewide: 2494 new cases, 43 more deaths


Monday, December 28, 2020

Education / Community

Local high school students and grads open up about mental health and suicide

Porter County

Auditor Vicki Urbanik named president of Indiana County Auditors' Association


Five more virus deaths in Porter County

Statewide 252 more deaths and 22,322 new cases over the long holiday weekend


ISP Trooper injured when squad car struck


Leona H. Myers, former teacher, passes away at age 90

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/122820 BH plan comm.pdf


Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Town of Chesterton

BZA hears petition for duplex variances in on S. 20th Street

Life and Opinions

By Kevin Nevers: Christmas ghosts

Virus Surge

COVID claims two more county lives

State reports 143 more deaths

Can employers make vaccine mandatory?

Chesterton High School Sports

Grayson, Trojans beat Morton 62-50

CHS Boys win Valpo JV Invite


Kathryn Lucille Fulton passes away at age 93


Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Utility decides against water shut offs anytime soon for delinquent customers

Duneland Schools

James Cavallo, Becky Dunbar, Garry Nallenweg first ever named to CHS Alumni Association Hall of Fame

Virus Surge

Statewide 3978 cases and 34 more deaths

No additional deaths in Porter County on Monday and only 89 new cases


Chesterton Tribune closed Christmas Eve


Kirsch resigns as US Attorney here, to sit on bench of US Circuit Court

Business / Economy

State jobless rate inches down in November

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Football announces awards

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/122220 PoCo tax abatements.pdf


Monday, December 21, 2020

Virus Surge

COVID claims three more Porter County lives

State reports 224 more deaths over the weekend

Indiana lawmakers to push coronavirus lawsuit shield

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Hoops beats Valpo 50-36

Trojan Boys Basketball blasts 21st Century

CHS Wrestlers go 5-0 at Hobart


Private services for Robert E. Crone, 79


Friday, December 18, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Planners schedule public hearing on 1100N PUD

Virus Surge

COVID claims another Porter County life

Franciscan Health now administering COVID vaccine

State reports 79 more deaths and 6458 new cases


Apply now for free 2021 aid from Rebuilding Together Duneland

Jupiter and Saturn in night sky and closest in centuries

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Swim beats Crown Point

Trojan Boys Swim beats Crown Point


Thursday, December 17, 2020

Remember your Tribune delivery drivers and carriers

Virus Surge

Six more Porter County residents lose their lives to COVID

COVID19 vaccine rolling out locally

Questions remain about state's next vaccine doses

State reports 134 more deaths and 6,283 new cases


Indiana budget outlook improves; money still tight

Business / Environment

NIPSCO signs solar energy power agreement


Trojan Wrestlers beat Merrillville


Hellen Louise Hyde passes away at age 87


Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Chesterton Tribune to halt print publication after 136 years December 30

Town of Chesterton

ALDI floats possibility of temporary sidewalk waiver on Council Drive

Town of Chesterton veterans honored with Quilts of Valor

Virus Surge

State reports 4,347 new cases; deaths top 7,000

A pandemic atlas: USA by the numbers telling and horrifying

Indiana Chamber survey: Vaccine success vital to economic recovery

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Swim stays undefeated

Trojan Girls swim past Valparaiso 141-42

CHS Girls rout EC Central 61-5

CHS Boys Hoops beats East Chicago Central


Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Fire Chief John Jarka resigns, returns to CFD rank of captain

Council approves new refuse and recycling rates

Chesterton Town Council enacts downtown snow parking ban

Virus Surge

Two more Porter County residents die of COVID19

State reports 5,050 new cases and 35 more deaths


Chesterton Tribune coloring contest winners announced


Sandra K. 'Sandy' Reuille passes away at age 73


Monday, December 14, 2020


Indiana presidential electors award Trump, Pence 11 votes

Town of Chesterton

Police Commission names Nick Brown Interim Chief

Schnadenberg and Pflughaupt retire from Chesterton Police Reserves

Virus Surge

15 more deaths in county; new cases trending downward

State reports 202 deaths over the weekend, 20,927 cases


Paul David Bunning passes away at age 51

Richard C. Griffin passes away at age 74

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/120720 NICTD Req for bidders welded rail.pdf


Friday, December 11, 2020

Virus Surge

COVID claims two more Porter County lives

State reports 98 more deaths as total cases top 400,000

Town of Chesterton

Town Council to amend refuse collection fee at meeting Monday

Town awarded another Community Crossings paving grant


Steel trade group lauds Biden US trade representative nominee


Marie V. Andersen passes away at age 83

Gene T. Scott passes away at age 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120720 Lake Eliza Conserv. Dist .pdf

Legal Notices/120720 NICTD Req for bidders welded rail.pdf


Thursday, December 10, 2020

Virus Surge

COVID claims another Porter County life

Indiana reinstating surgery limits

State reports 98 more deaths; total cases nearing 400,000

Indiana House speaker quarantining with COVID19 infection


Victim in fatal US 12 crash identified

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Crown Point wrestlers edge No. 2 Trojans

Chesterton Girls Hoops beats Plymouth 39-27


William Bill Kuhns passes away at age 100


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Virus Surge

Four more COVID deaths in Porter County; cases top 10,000

State reports 127 deaths; 5,457 cases


Woman dies in crash at US 12 and Tremont Road

Convicted double murderer sentenced to 179 years

ISP: Truck inspection here leads to $1.5M drug seizure

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls beat Michigan City 136-45

CHS Boys beat Michigan City 135-47



Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board hears report on remote learning during Covid 19

Virus Surge

State reports 5,700 new cases and 42 more deaths

Schools report ten new COVID cases

New COVID cases in Porter County total 130

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Cross Country announces award winners


Timothy James Galvin passes away at age 70


Monday, December 7, 2020

Virus Surge

County Health Department orders new COVID rules; local Red status maintained

4 more COVID deaths in Porter County

State reports 22,474 new cases over the weekend

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls win Hall of Fame Classic

Trojan Boys Swim wins Hall of Fame Classic

Trojan Boys Hoops win opener

CHS Girls fall to Michigan City 44-33


David Bruce Hodge passes away at age 78

Cynthia Jane Wentz passes away at age 63

Service Saturday for Roger Dale Jones Jr., 44

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120720 Lake Eliza Conserv. Dist .pdf

Legal Notices/120720 NICTD Req for bidders welded rail.pdf


Friday, December 4, 2020

Virus Surge

Two more COVID deaths in Porter County

Valpo Mayor: No authority to enforce mask order, urges personal responsibility

State reports new cases above 8,500, a 24 hour record

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys open basketball season Saturday

CHS Wrestling gets first DAC win 49-20

CHS boys swim team beats Wheeler 139-45

Trojan girls swim team beats Wheeler 144-41


Dr. James Edward Taylor passes away at age 78

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120420 NICTD track alignment.pdf

Legal Notices/120420 NICTD transformers.pdf


Thursday, December 3, 2020

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board nearly ready to issue RFP for Coffee Creek Park project

Duneland Schools

4 CHS juniors honored as Class of 2022

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Wrestling Senior Night kicks off home season tonight

Virus Surge

Eight more COVID deaths in Porter County long term care facilities

Indiana reports 110 additional deaths; total deaths top 6000

Indiana leaders pin slowing COVID19 spread to vaccine

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/12_03_2020 Town of Chest ordinance 2020-21.pdf

Legal Notices/120320 Town of Chest Adv Plan Springdale.pdf

Legal Notices/120320 Town of Porter petition.pdf


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Police / Traffic / Community

Jackson Township man dies after rear ended November 18 by semi on Indiana 49


Delta Theta Tau offers Cards for a Cause winter fundraiser


UN calls on humanity to go carbon free

Virus Surge

Five more COVID deaths in Porter County

State reports 142 additional deaths

Schools report two new COVID cases

US panel: 1st vaccines to health care workers and nursing homes


Alvina Regina Singer passes away at age 68

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/12220 Valpo Schools diesel fuel .pdf


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Town of Porter

Apply now for open seats on Town of Porter boards


Critics look to pressure GOP over Indiana redistricting

Virus Surge

New Porter County COVID cases: 177

Schools report 11 new COVID cases

State reports 5,713 new cases and 38 more deaths

Duneland Schools

Schools announce meal distribution site changes

Burns Harbor / Environment

Burns Harbor to get electric vehicle charging station


Private services for Mary Lou Fowler 61


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