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Friday, May 26, 2017

Community

Veteran Bob Bergren recalls Korean War, his Honor Flight

Police

Impersonating charge filed in Kingsbury incident

Town of Chesterton

Calumet Road duplex gets two variances; BZA approves CR 100E garage

Sports

Trojan Boys sprint to regional track title

CHS Softball gets plenty of offense, trounces Valpo for Sectional title

Nabhan wins Girls Tennis Sectional Title

Chesterton Baseball wins Sectional opener

Valparaiso University to join Missouri Valley Conference

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052617 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers Exempt General Operating Refer. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/052617 Porter County Commissioners Office Airport Authority Board.pdf

Legal Notices/052617 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Beauty Creek Watershed High School Detention.pdf

 

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Board votes 5-0 to hire Dr. Ginger Bolinger as next Duneland Schools superintendent

Duneland honors teacher and staff retirees

Community

Pancake breakfast fundraiser for Peyton Moore is Saturday, May 27

Lakefront fireworks event on June 29; donations still needed

Business / Steel / Region

No profit sharing at ArcelorMittal USA

Arcelor USW testify steel imports threaten US security

Traffic

INDOT tells lane restrictions in effect over holiday weekend

Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf finishes 2nd at Duneland Conference meet

Obituaries

Memorial Service Wednesday, May 31 for Ella Lyndell Frum

William 'Bill' Hudson passes away at age 53

 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Porter County

Porter County officials dedicate new animal shelter; grand opening is May 30

Traffic

Correction: US 6 to be closed between 500E and Mander Road

Chesterton High School

CHS 2017 graduation Friday, June 2 at gym or stadium weather permitting

Town of Porter

Porter Council donates to Family 4th Fest, considers plow truck purchase

Town of Chesterton

Town Council finds the cost of engineering RR quiet zones higher than expected

Schnadenberg O'Dell get high marks from state grant program scorers

Police

DNR reports possible Conservation Officer impersonator at Kingsbury FWA

BBB: Beware of NIPSCO service rep impersonators

Sports

Heideman punches State ticket at Track Regional

Chesterton Softball moves on to Sectional Finals

Trojan Boys Golf beats Portage 158-184

Obituary

Services Saturday in Oklahoma for Kenneth Kenny Vale

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052417 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Rainy Day Fund; Cum. Cap..pdf

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Traffic

Correction: US 6 to be closed between 500E and Mander Road

Duneland Schools / Education

State champion CHS Speech and Debate program honors participants

CHS graduate Mikaela Meyer named a 2017 Truman Scholar

Town of Chesterton

No agreement on town ambulance contract

Council still refusing to make fireworks donation

Police

Special prosecutor named in case of deputy accused of sexual misconduct

Health / Environment

Worst tick season ever projected; be mindful of Lyme disease

Business / Economy

Unemployment rates continue to plummet locally and regionally

Porter County

Tourism hosts UK agents and prepares for holiday

Youth / Nation

Girl Scouts name new CEO a Brownie turned rocket scientist

Sports

Trojans win Softball Sectional opener over Michigan City

 

Monday, May 22, 2017

Business

EasyDial breaks ground for high tech medical plant in Chesterton; 100 jobs

Water company to pursue two major main projects in Porter

Community / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools to dedicate Veterans Memorial at CHS stadium

Community

Committees announced for annual Chesterton Woman's Club Art Show

Sports

Trojan Baseball beats South Dearborn

CHS Boys VB fall in Regional final

Obituary

Services Thursday for Allen K. Flatz

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052217 Indiana American Water $550,000 to Replace Aging Infrastructure.pdf

Legal Notices/052217 Jim Zimmer Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Pleasant Township Development.pdf

Legal Notices/052217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. for Central Elem. School.pdf

 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Duneland Schools

Social media attack on newly named school superintendent bleeds into Duneland

Porter County

County starts guardianship program for seniors; Sheriff's pension approved

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission OKs Easton Park ribbon curb; senior living center to break ground

Police

ISP Trooper saves life of driver having heart attack in Porter

Sports

Chesterton Boys 2nd at Track Sectional

Chesterton Softball travels to Lowell wins 6-4

Obituaries

Thomas Edward Bush passes away at age 77

George Peter Dragovich passes away at age 74

Celebration of Life Sunday for Donald F. Hedg

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS District Wide Fire Alarm Project Phase 2.pdf

Legal Notices/051917 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temperature Control Project Phase 2.pdf

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Porter County

Bait and switch? South County RR plan morphs into something much bigger

Oversight of animal control shifting from sheriff to county shelter director

Chesterton High School

CHS newspaper and year book staff honored

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifes on imports of steel rebar

Police

Liberty man charged with attempted child molesting

Semi hauling honey overturns on I-65 ramp

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball blows away LaPorte to claim share of DAC title

Trojan Softball beats Hanover Central

CHS Girls fall in Tennis Sectional

Obituary

Memorial service Saturday for Sara Patricia Cummings of Arizona

 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Porter County

Caring Place turns to County for funding; Council pushes for action

Commissioners and Council OK hospital money for 2017 ambulance contract

Duneland Schools

Dr. Ginger Bolinger is pick to lead Duneland Schools

Incoming superintendent Ginger Bolinger aims to maintain schools' 'greatness'

Town of Chesterton

Apartment developers seeking lower tap-on fees from Utility Service Board

Community

4th Street Theater to present musical 'Sunset Boulevard'

Environment / Outdoors

State Natural Resources Commission proposes changes to fisheries rules

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls finish 2nd in Track Sectional

Trojan Boys Golf beats Valparaiso

CHS Softball works extra for win

Chesterton Baseball beats LaPorte

Trojan Tennis wins Sectional opener

Obituary

Celebration of Life July 9 for Virginia Jean Phillips

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS seniors honored on their night scholarship winners named

Business

Jewel says no plans to close Strack stores

ArcelorMittal reports that automakers are using more steel as quality improves

Library

Clarification: WPL nonresident fees don't apply to County Library users

Police / Fire

Burns Harbor cat rescue home damaged in fire most cats believed safe

Town of Chesterton

Drainage project in alley completed

Sports

CHS Softball holds on to beat KV

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051617 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Monday, May 15, 2017

Business

Jewel bids $100M for Strack stores including Chesterton

USS contesting fine in Gary Works death

Region

NICTD eyes eastbound rush hour schedule changes

NICTD board okays final West Lake route

Library Board

Library Board renews nonresident fee, ponders next step of Vision 2037

Police

Two new Chesterton Police officers sworn in today

Chesterton High School

WDSO radio students honored at ceremony

Sports

CHS Boys Golf finishes 3rd at Uebele Invite

Chesterton Softball beats Highland 5-2

Trojan Girls Tennis falls 3-2 to Culver Academy

CHS Baseball falls to Highland

Obituary

Lois Corrine Krone passes away at age 93

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051517 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

Legal Notices/051517 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Adoption Town of Burns Harbor CCD Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/051517 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Add. & Renov. for Central Elem. School.pdf

 

Friday, May 12, 2017

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC planning gateway park at Westport site

Burns Harbor Council reaches agreement with Villages developer

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal posts 1Q profit of 1 billion

Local History / Lake Michigan

Team seeks funding to solve 30-year Indiana Dunes plane crash mystery

Police

Local man to serve 24 years on federal child sex charge

Nation

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Indiana / Environment

Natural Resources Commission to meet Tuesday in Indy

Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf beats Lake Central and Merrillville

CHS Girls Tennis falls at Portage 4-1

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051217 Harris Welsh Lukmann An Ordinance of the Town of Chesterton Ordinance No. 2017-05.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Angelo & Nichole Papachronis.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Benjamin David Cooper.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of David & Cristina Bobrowski.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Diana Harwood.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Faith Memorial Lutheran Church.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jarnecke James Living Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS District Wide Fire Alarm Project Phase 2.pdf

Legal Notices/051217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Temperature Control Project Phase 2.pdf

 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Traffic

Indiana 49 north of US 20 to close as INDOT revisits ooze problem

Local History / Lake Michigan

Team seeks funding to solve 30-year Indiana Dunes plane crash mystery

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council ponies up $2,500 for fireworks; raises CCD rate

Business

Mario Longhi out as CEO of US Steel

US Steel fined $14,000 for Indiana steelworker's death

Strack owner sites online competition, changing consumer tastes in bankruptcy

Indiana

APNewsBreak: City pays Indiana congressman's wife $20K month

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Track finishes runnerup at suspended DAC Meet

Torres, CHS Baseball shut out Michigan City

Trojan Softball beats Michigan City 18-0

Obituary

Services Saturday for Chadwick Lee Brooks

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051117 D J Repairs Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John and Susan Essany.pdf

Legal Notices/051117 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jason Robinson.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Community

Coffee Creek Farmers Market begins today on Sidewalk Road

Letter Carriers Food Drive this Saturday

Town of Porter

Appraisals received for Porter Brickyard; RDC looks to sell property

Environment / Community

Dunes Learning Center brings livestock back to Chellberg Farm

Sports

Peterson and Chesterton no-hit Michigan City

Chesterton Softball rolls to 12-1 victory

CHS boys golf team wins twice

Trojan Girls finish 6th at DAC Track Meet

Trojan Tennis falls 3-2 at Valparaiso

Obituary

Celebration of Life Saturday for Duane Arthur Clouse, Sr.

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051017 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Deer Run Apartments LLC.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS honors academic competition standouts

CHS to host 44th annual All That Jazz Saturday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton still balking at fireworks donation

Town Code amended: Tree services must now remove debris themselves

Porter County

County eyes cost sharing replacement program for drainage culverts

Region / Community

Chesterton native promoted to Legislative Director for Rep Visclosky

Police

ISP and Toll Road honor three fallen public servants

Charged with trafficking at Michigan City State Prison

Sports

Trojan Baseball beats Merrillville

Obituary

Shirley Ann Atherton passes away at age 77

 

Monday, May 8, 2017

Indiana

Lawmakers bail out Pence with $5.5M for bicentennial projects

College set for closure holds emotional final commencement

Email paints dismal picture of Holy Cross College finances

Indiana high court: Immigration status inadmissible at trial

Police

Inmate believed escaped captured, never left prison

ISP: Semi crash this a.m. on I-94 in Lake County

ISP: Semi rollover on I-65 forces detour onto Indiana 10

ISP: Traffic stop in MC leads to firearms charges

CFD: Four injured in overturned vehicle on 94

Porter PD: Local charged after high speed pursuit through town

Obituaries

Nelly Koladin passes away

Celebration of Life Saturday for Keith Fitzpatrick

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050817 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2017 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050817 ATG Real Estate Development Notice of Public Hearing Easton Park Planned Unit Development District.pdf

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Porter County

Model railroad display finds home at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Porter County Parks and Rec presents programs for May

Police

Upper Deck Lounge has been closed

PCSP: Two injured in propane tanker accident on Indiana 2; CFD responds

Nation

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Business / Environment

Arcelor partnering with Wildlife Habitat Council to plant trees on industrial sites

Sports / Community

Michelle LaFreniere to umpire at Little League Softball World Series

Obituary

Norrita 'Rita' Kistler passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050517 Harris Welsh and Lukmann Notice of Public Meeting Proposed Superintendent Contract.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Auditor Notice of Taxpayers Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Melissa Grcich.pdf

Legal Notices/050517 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Stephen & Jennifer Jacobs.pdf

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Mt. Baldy Beach, but not the Dune, to reopen this summer

Business / Economy

Strack Van Til's owner files for bankruptcy; stores still open

Community

STEM learning in YMCA after school programs

Town of Chesterton

Concrete poured for new Chesterton Park splash pad

Indiana

New Indiana law will require helmets for all minors on ATVs

Police

DOC: Fatal fire at State Prison was accidental

Sports

Trojan Softball outlasts Valparaiso 7-6

CHS Girls Tennis beats Andrean 4-1

Chesterton Baseball beats Merrillville 10-1

Obituary

Stella Markovich passes away at age 89

 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Vince Arizzi is Dunelandís next music director

Erik Ralph named 2017 Indiana Academic All-Star

CHS Wind Ensemble captures ISSMA Gold

Community

BreeAnna Suitor 2017 Exchange Club ACE Award winner

Police

Man charged with Ogden Dunes arson murder to make insanity defense

Indiana

Indiana governor signs bill aimed at dimming solar incentive

Moseley rips Toll Road rate hike

Business

NiSource reports solid 1Q net income

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Portage

Trojan Boys edge Merrillville in track

CHS Tennis beats Michigan City

Chesterton Lacrosse wins twice

CHS Girls Track falls

Obituaries

Lucille Emoline Wheeler passes away at age 90

Visitation and funeral Friday for Phillip Goodloe, age 65

Celebration of Life Sunday for Kenneth J Matuszak

Services Friday for Larry Ray Carney

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050317 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers BH Proposal of Cumulative Capital Dev. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/050317 MAP (Midwest Advertising Placements) Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC The Course at Aberdeen.pdf

Legal Notices/050317 MAP (Midwest Advertising Placements) Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Pilot Travel Centers.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

IPad integration plan rolling out at Duneland Schools

CHS Building Trades class to build manufactured home next to soccer field

Region / Economy / Traffic

Toll Road users: Ttop up your EZPass; tolls to spike June 1

Community

Cash prizes and great exposure for artists in Hooked on Art Festival

Yesterdays Treasures celebrates 30 years of antiques and art this weekend

Police / Fire

PCSP: Driver injured in rollover on Indiana 2

Another fire at Bailly Generating on Monday

Indiana

Indiana court ends lawyers legal quest for Pence emails

Environment / Great Lakes

Budget deal calls for releasing Asian carp prevention report

Obituaries

Services Friday for Larry Ray Carney

Service Saturday for Randal L. Skalku, 53

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050217 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Beverly Shores 2017 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VCS Furniture, Furnishings and Equipment.pdf

 

Monday, May 1, 2017

Police / Fire / Emergency / Traffic

Repave of Indiana 49 begins between here and Valpo

Another fire at NIPSCO Bailly Generating Station

PFD: Girl passes out on Trail 8 at Dunes State Park

Duneland escapes the heaviest rains

Indiana

Indiana governor signs education bills into law

Indiana Governor Holcomb faces deadline on divisive bills

Town of Chesterton

Duplex and garage advance to public hearings by Chesterton BZA

Business / Environment / Lake Michigan

USS Midwest Plant continues in compliance in the wake of chemical spill

Sports

Chesterton Baseball scores early and often to beat Hobart

Obituary

Services Tuesday for infant Taggart Max Phair

 

 

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