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Friday, May 17, 2019

Environment / Region / Indiana Dunes

Region goes back to the drawing board after state rejects funding to fight beach erosion

County Tourism unit nets 46K for Native American Trail

Elections / Indiana

Lawsuit challenges state voter signature law


Dimitri Nicholson sets record in 100; Trojans Sectional Track runnerup

Chesterton Boys Golf get two DAC wins


Services Tuesday for Albert 'Bud' Schneider, 90

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051719 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers of Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf


Thursday, May 16, 2019


4th Street Theater 'The Bridges of Madison County, the Musical' opens May 24

Business / History / Steel

Defunct Bethlehem Steel's global HQ to be imploded

Business / Steel

Steel imports up in April

Town of Porter

Porter moves to reduce square footage mandate for homes


Trojan Tennis rolls to 5-0 win in Sectional Semis

Baseball falls at LC


Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Duneland Schools

Teachers: Project Lead the Way increasing student engagement

WDSO Awards Night honors CHS radio students


Garden Club plant sale Saturday in Chesterton


PCSP: Motorcyclist killed in crash in Porter Twp

ISP: Semi hauling honey crashes on I80 94 in Lake

Police warn of Zombie raccoons

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls win Sectional Track title

CHS Softball scores early to beat LaPorte

Chesterton Boys Golf picks up 2 DAC wins

Trojan Baseball falls 3-2 to Lake Central


Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Schnadenberg declares war on beaver dams west of 11th Street

Chesterton Town Council repeats itself: No extra Market space for food trucks

Schnadenberg releases paving sidewalk project lists to council

RR quiet zone RFP nearly ready for advertisement

Duneland Schools / Chesterton High School

CHS Seniors honored at 2019 Honors Night Monday


Indiana farmers' crops being hindered by continual rainfall

Misconduct case beginning against Indiana attorney general


Memorial Service Saturday for Harold E. Walker, Jr., 71


Monday, May 13, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Contractor hits two water lines on West Porter Ave

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to donate old fire truck to smaller department

Police / Town of Chesterton

CPD: Officers Kaitlin Bruning and Alexias DeJesus promoted to Master Patrol


Indiana attorney general defends pay hikes for top aides


Chesterton Softball beats Highland 7-1

Trojan Girls Tennis blanks Culver Academy

CHS Boys Golf finishes 5th at Uebele Invite

Chesterton Baseball drops DH to Highland


Linda Lee Forney passes away at age 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051319 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Bid Opening To Porter County Cancer Society.pdf


Friday, May 10, 2019

Westchester Library

Patron to be banned following apparent OD at Thomas Library

Prices in for Westchester Library improvements

Chesterton High School

CHS 5 Percent Club members in Class of 2019 are honored

Business / Steel

Steel imports down nearly 7 percent in March

Environment / Steel

Discoloration in water at USS Burns Ditch outfall

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Softball gets DAC shutout win at Portage

CHS Girls Tennis beats Crown Point

CHS Baseball falls to 5-4 to Michigan City


Charles (Charlie) Frederick Radley passes away at age 87

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051019 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Auditing Services.pdf


Thursday, May 9, 2019

Town of Burns Harbor

Town of Burns Harbor snags $1.78 million trails grant

Burns Harbor Town Council finalizes tax abatements for ArcelorMittal

Burns Harbor Town Council votes no to mosquito fogging

Duneland Schools

CHS holds awards event for Academic Competition participation

Town of Chesterton

Splash pad closed indefinitely, damaged in last weeks rains

Brad Pikula of Mel's Detail steps forward to sponsor Cruise Night


All 30 Duneland precincts voted Yes in the school referendum

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal profits down; steel glut and imports are blamed


Indiana joins list of states legalizing sports betting


Dimitri Nicholson wins 100; CHS Boys 4th at DAC Track Meet

Big inning leads CHS Softball over Michigan City

Trojan baseball team routs LaPorte


Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Election / Referendum

Duneland referendum victory: School officials 'overwhelmed'; assure change

Allison beats Lafata 505-453 for Democrat nomination to council

Porter County 2019 Primary Election Vote Totals

Duneland Schools

Duneland School board green lights facilities assessment

School Board tells elementary summer school staff

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Baseball walks off with DAC win

Carr Trojan Softball blanks Merrillville

Chesterton Girls win 2 titles, finish runnerup at DAC Track Meet

Chesterton Girls Tennis beats Portage 3 2

Chesterton Boys Golf splits DAC triagular


Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Election / Referendum

Jackson polling place opens late today; few issues reported overall


Ellias Hanna honored as 2019 ACE Award winner

Duneland Schools

Duneland students in Tri-County Jr.Sr. High School Art exhibit win awards

Community / Porter County Parks

Spring Out to Sunset Fest on Saturday, May 18 with BBQ contest, blues concert

Environment / Great Lakes

Great Lakes water levels surge some record highs predicted

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Softball rallies to beat Valpo

Trojan Baseball scores late to beat Michigan City

CHS Boys Golf splits DAC triangular


Services Friday for Lucille Lou Frances Kieklak

Dennis Neuschwanger passes away in New Zealand


Monday, May 6, 2019

Election / Referendum

Duneland polling places for Election Day

CFD union local PAC endorses Bob Allison; disclaimer added to yard signs

Indiana / Nation

Senator Young wants hearing on use of force in Venezuela

Indiana school reports surge in students vaping marijuana

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Track wins Valpo Relays

Trojan Boys Golf 3rd at Hall of Fame Invite

CHS Girls Tennis drops DAC meet at LaPorte


Dennis Neuschwanger passes away in New Zealand

Services Wednesday for Grace A. Ellingson, 92

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/050619 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Bid Opening To Porter County Cancer Society.pdf


Friday, May 3, 2019

Environment / Indiana / Region / Indiana Dunes / Lake Michigan / Obituary / Community:

Memorial Service Monday for environmental leader Charlotte Read, 90

Region / Indiana / Porter County

Mixed emotions as state takes over NICTD board

Porter County

Porter County Park education center work delayed


Local GOP files yard sign complaint against council candidate


Nearly 4.5 inches of rain over five days


US Steel posts 1Q profit of $54 million

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050319 Harris Welsh Lukmann Petition of Kasie H Carmichael.pdf

Legal Notices/050319 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Auditing Services.pdf


Thursday, May 2, 2019

Porter County

Clerk: Thousands in election expenses were not paid last year

Environment / Indiana / Lake Michigan

Pavilion Partners get DNR deadline to finish work

Gary seeks developers to build attraction at beachside site


Extended BMV hours next week for voting ID cards


NiSource posts 1Q net income of $219M


Young cosponsors bill to ban sale of tobacco/vaping products to minors

Birch Bayh honored for long legacy as ‘doer’


CHS Girls Track splits DAC double dual


Services Saturday for Marion Elaine Pell, age 95


Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Traffic / Weather

Some Porter County roads closed due to flooding


ISP: Rain, alcohol factors in fatal three vehicle crash on 80/94

Indiana / Health

Indiana residents now can get measles vaccine without Rx

Porter County

County Commissioners award 2019 Community Crossing bids


Duneland polling places for Election Day some have changed


CHS boys track splits DAC double dual


Visitation and Services Friday for Philip L. Beres, age 68

Celebration of Life Friday for Marie Herrera, 67

Services Thursday for Joyce A. (Holmes) Moore

Larry D. Wright passes away at age 75



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