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Friday, May 25, 2018

Indiana

Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter today

Indiana / Envrionment

Study finds Indiana has many ticks that may carry Lyme disease

Community

Revised: Events to honor veterans at 6 locations over 3 days here

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA grants fence variance

Business / Steel / Trade

Steel imports up in April; down in year-to-date

Sports

Corzan, Kintzele, Raffin earn State Finals trip

Trojan Softball beats Valpo for Sectional title

Obituaries

Visitation and Service Tuesday for Edith P. Campbell, 89

Kenneth P. Kimberlin passes away at age 66

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052518 Alta Neri Notice to Bidders Cyclical Reassessment and New Construction.pdf

Legal Notices/052518 Hoeppner Wagner Evans Notice of Public Hearing BS Variance Special Permit.pdf

Legal Notices/052518 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Aerial Bucket Truck.pdf

 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Community

Events to honor veterans at 6 locations over 3 days here

Police

PCSP: Boy detained after threatening to shoot up Boone Grove school

CPD posts GIS accident crime maps to the municipal website

Environment

CFD: Neighbor complains about recreational camp fire

IDEM issues Air Quality Action Day alert for today and Friday

DNR confirms presence of invasive 'mile a minute' vine

Sports

CHS Spring Sports honor Student Athletes

Senior Athletes of the Year are Courtney Krol, Kirsten Wozniak, Austin Peterson and Jakob Kintzele

Trojan Softball moves on to Sectional Finals

CHS Baseball drops a lucky 13 on Merrillville

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Town of Porter

Porter Cove residents speak out on long range park plan

Porter Council stays with independent 911 dispatch

Community

Volunteers sought to decorate veterans' graves

Police

Hebron man sentenced in federal child porn case

Indiana

Indiana gas stations teach staff to report human trafficking

Sports

Chesterton Softball finishes up win over Hobart

Bullock and Wozniak earn IHSAA Girls State Track Finals tickets

Obituaries

Private service for Graham Walter Todd

Services Saturday for John M. Rader, Jr., 36

Sharon Haas passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052318 IDEM Notice of 30 Days Air Permit for UGN.pdf

Legal Notices/052318 Porter County Plan Commission Replat of Minor Subdivision Petition of Kevin and Laurann Anderson.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Court rules that cyclist hit by officer may sue town

Utility board OKs unincorporated tap-on

Towns of Chesterton and Porter / Community

Register now for Kids Fishing Derby June 20 at Porter's Indian Springs

Police

Head-on crash closes US 20 in Pine Township

Business

Indiana residents urged to comment on US Steel settlement

State jobless rate stable in April but in NWI it continues to drop

Visclosky urges implementation of proposed tariffs on China

Sports

CHS Softball leads 3-0 in Sectional as rain hits

CHS Boys VB falls at State Finals

Obituaries

Services Friday for Robert 'Bob' Howard Lux

Services Thursday for Marvin G. Carter, 82

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052218 IDEM Air Permit for Monosol LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/052218 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Legal Notice Petition of Coach House Storage Solutions.p...

Legal Notices/052218 Porter County Plan Commission Petition of Stanley and Carolyn Fyffe.pdf

 

Monday, May 21, 2018

2018 Porter County Elections

County election complaints prompt call for public meeting

Region

South Shore fare to go up 5 percent on July 1

Business / Community

Duneland Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards luncheon

Indiana

Tax hike fuels jump in Indiana gas prices

Police / Emergency

Porter Township man dies in riding mower accident

Sports

CHS Baseball splits games in Carmel Invite

Chesterton Boys Lacrosse wins twice Saturday

Trojan Softball falls in regular season finale

Obituaries

Memorial Service Thursday for Doris H. Hess

Services Tuesday for Gary Alan Behrens

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052118 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...

 

Friday, May 18, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Commencement May 31; Baccalaureate this Sunday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton planners endorse amendments to Eagle Crossing PUD

Porter County

Deputy Prosecutor Mike Drenth to succeed the retiring Judge Julia Jent

Police

Missing Pine man found deceased in the woods

Scammers phishing Lowell State Police post phone number

Business / Steel / NWI / Trade

USS lauds Commerce finding on Chinese imports

Environment

Pinhook Bog debris removal documents available for public review and comment

Sports

Trojan Boys win 6 titles and finish 2nd at Sectional

CHS Boys Golf bests Valparaiso and LaPorte

Chesterton Softball beats Lowell 7-4

CHS Girls Tennis falls in Sectional Finals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS seniors honored and scholarship winners named

CHS journalists honored at Quill and Scroll student press banquet

CHS Speech and Debate Awards honor program participants

WDSO Awards Night honors CHS radio students

Town of Porter

TIF district proposed for Porter Beach

Porter BZA: Hearing set on unit size variance; rule to be reconsidered

Environment

New Carol Cook Wetland Overlook birding site in Jackson to open Friday

Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1948 gathers

Sports

Trojan Baseball falls 4-3 to Lake Central in baseball

Obituary

Gayle Granat passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051718 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Porter County Commissioners

Commissioners award contracts for courthouse renovation

Police

Charges filed against Liberty Township man accused of pointing gun at PCSP officer

Community

Spring Out to Sunset at Sunset Hill Park May 18- 19

Environment

NRC rejects proposed rule that would have permitted bobcat hunting and trapping

DNR: Fungal disease lethal to snakes identified in state

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls Track wins IHSAA Sectional title

Peterson blanks Lake Central in baseball; Trojans forge DAC tie

CHS Girls cruise to Sectional opening win

Chesterton Softball beats LaPorte 3-1

Chesterton Boys Golf beats Crown Point

Obituaries

Celebration of Life June 13 for Bobby Lee Yaus, 28

Catherine Louise Zaring passes away at age 64

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051618 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf

Legal Notices/051618 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council votes to keep Chesterton/Porter 911 independent

Police

Chesterton Police Cpl. Jamie Copollo honored

9 hurt in 5-vehicle crash on I-94 here during rain

Indiana

Special legislative session is over in a hurry

Indiana Senate GOP selects Bray as new leader

Westchester Library

Chester Inc. to audit Westchester Library technology infrastructure

Environment

DNR says to clean, drain and dry boating gear to stop spread of invasives

Sports

Trojan softball team beats No. 9 KV

Obituaries

Memorial Gathering Friday for Sandra Lee Hernandez, 71

Services Friday for Susie Hiatt Wagner, 71

 

Monday, May 14, 2018

Police

ISP investigating theft allegation made by FOP against former PCSP deputy

PCSP shoots at fleeing suspect after pursuit; person of interest detained

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor council debates effectiveness of mosquito fogging; none yet scheduled

Burns Harbor TIF board to spend $7,500 on promoting Food Truck Square

Indiana / 2018 Election

Democrat Donnelly backing Trump CIA pick

Business

NIPSCO explores options as it retires Bailly and other coal plants

Environment

DNR official opposes hunting and trapping proposals after public comments opposed

Sports

Davis earns medalist honors; CHS golfers 3rd

Trojan Boys Volleyball wins Regional title

CHS Softball rolls to three wins over the weekend

Trojan girls tennis team win regular season finale

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051418 Town of Burns Harbor Town Council Ordinance 281 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/051418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...

 

Friday, May 11, 2018

Police

Chesterton Police Commission opposes 911 merger with county

CPD: Dog attacks runner in Morningside

Town of Porter

Porter council hears public input on long range parks plan

Indiana / Lake Michigan

Indiana high court won't rehear landmark beach rights case

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal posts 1 19B in 1Q outlook good

Foreign steel imports up 11 percent in April

Elections

In Indiana, Trump urges GOP to mobilize for 2018 midterms

Sports

Matthys and Hunzelman earn ICGSA Gymnast and Coach of the Year honors

Chesterton Boys Golf wins two more times

CHS Softball blanks Michigan City

CHS Boys Lacrosse drops 9-6 decision

CHS Girls Tennis falls to CP

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Robert & Leslee McGowan.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing PDW Petition of PoCo Redevelopment Comm.pdf

 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Duneland Schools

CHS Academic Competition team members honored

CHS Wind Ensemble wins ISSMA gold

New Dunbar Scholarship for CHS seniors

Community

Duneland YMCA tells special summer rate

Class Reunion

Register now for Class of 1968 50th Reunion

Sports

Torres fires one hitter as Trojans beat LaPorte

CHS Boys finish 3rd at Duneland Conference meet

Obituaries

Service Saturday for Franklin D. Mitchell, Sr.

Services Saturday for Jeanne Nugnis, 72

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051018 Town of Kouts Selling 2007 Dodge Durango.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2018 Primary Elections

Porter County 2018 Primary Election Vote Totals

Republicans pick Bozak for County Council nomination

Pat Boy wins Democrat nod for Indiana House 9th District

Republican Dykes, Democrat Wilkening nominated in County Coroner voting

Challenger Matt Keiser ousts Beth Underwood in Liberty Trustee race

Braun defeats 2 GOP congressmen in Indiana Senate primary

Porter County Democrats return to polls in Tuesday primary elections

Duneland Schools

Brent Martinson to be new CHS Principal

Police / Fire

First responders save dogs lives in garage fire using CPR, mouth-to-mouth

Region / Nation

Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement

Sports

Chesterton Boys golf gets double win

CHS Girls Tennis blanks Portage

Trojan Softball routs Merrillville

LaPorte walks off win over Trojans in baseball

Chesterton Girls 6th at DAC Meet

CHS Boys Lacrosse falls 11-8

Obituary

Geraldine 'Gerrie' M. Kopko services Thursday

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/050918 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Community

Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is Saturday, May 12

Police / Fire

ISP: Semi trailer overturns on I80 94 this am in Lake County

Coroner: Porter fire victim died of smoke inhalation

DNR: Turkey hunter fires at white hits another hunter in the shoulder

Indiana

Indiana special session to take up school takeover measure

Environment / Great Lakes

Illinois seeks talks on keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes

Sports

Chesterton Girls Tennis outlasts Valpo

Obituary

Chesterton community leader Ronald Reglein mourned

2018 Elections

Primary Election Results

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

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

Six Republicans vie for US House 1st District nomination

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

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/050818 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050818 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Kathleen Nickless.pdf

 

Monday, May 7, 2018

Police / Fire

Porter man dies in apartment fire Friday

PCSP Man charged with arson in Pine garage fire

CFD: Stain soaked rags combust in garage

Environment

State warns that ticks are active now; prevent tick borne illness and exposure

Sports

CHS Boys finish 3rd at Valpo Relays

Trojan Boys Golf wins twice

Obituaries

Memorial Service Saturday for Timothy C. Dietz

Memorial Service Saturday for Christina Jean Hager

Services Wednesday for Maryanna C. Kuziela

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Herbert Property Enterprises.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Nancy A Sutton.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Paul and Barbara Brubaker.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Victoria Vinet.pdf

 

Friday, May 4, 2018

Porter County

Croquet group eyes long term land lease at Sunset Hill Farm

Groundbreaking for Sunset Hill Farm grain bin center on May 18

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Gensel appoints special prosecutor to review Pavilion project allegations

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050418 Town of Burns Harbor Amendments to Ch 14 and Ch 18.pdf

Legal Notices/050418 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Eagle Crossing LLC.pdf

 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Sports

Chesterton Softball wins at Valparaiso

Late rally lifts CHS Baseball to 7-3 win

Trojan Girls Tennis beats Andrean 3-0

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Contract awarded for park boxcar restroom

Park Board OKs June 3 concert in Thomas Park promoting school safety

Lake Michigan

Record lake whitefish caught in boat off Portage

Sports

CHS boys golf team gets two DAC wins

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

CHS Baseball beats Mich City 7-2

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Community

Paramedic 'dog-whisperer' reunites Finn the Puppy with trucker owner

Police

CPD: Driver injured after train hits car at 15th St crossing

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP Senate hopefuls rehash lines of attack at debate

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Beverly Shores Changes to Town Code and Zoning.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2018 Elections

Duneland polling places for May 8 primary election On Tuesday

Candidate List for 2018 Primary Elections

BMV to offer extra hours May 7, 8 for ID issuance

AP: Indiana Senate candidate Braun's business record and his rhetoric don't line up

Community

With girls joining the ranks Boy Scouts plan a name change

Business

NiSource posts Q1 net income of $276M

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys golf team wins twice

CHS Baseball beats Michigan City 7-2

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

CHS Tennis falls 3-2

Chesterton Boys Track drops DAC double dual

 

 

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