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Monday, November 20, 2017


Ryan Smiley tapped to lead merged Boys & Girls Clubs

Indiana / Region / Elections

Pelath stepping down as Indiana House minority leader, won't seek reelection


Body of missing canoeist recovered

Valpo Subway robbed


Trojan Girls double up South Central, 70-35


Margaret Lorraine Ray passes away at age 91

Betty J. Kulchar passes away at age 76

Services Wednesday for Mary A. Hocker, age 95


Friday, November 17, 2017

Education / Porter County / Region

Valparaiso University Law School, in funding crisis, cancels firstyear 2018-19 class

Westchester Library

Library begins search for assistant director; museum partners with Field

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifies before ITC on wire rod imports

ArcelorMittal contributes to $960K grant fund for Little Calumet River restoration


Messers' DC area home complicates his Senate campaign

Donnelly donating Franken donations to charity


Services Monday for Gordon 'Max' Fishero

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111717 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers of Proposed Add. Appropriations Porter County Additional Appro...

Legal Notices/111717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Gary & Laura Nelson.pdf

Legal Notices/111717 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of the Porter County Redevelopment Commi...


Thursday, November 16, 2017

Porter County

Porter County Commissioners to pay for 70 percent of small communities' 911 radios

Apply now for open Porter County board seats

County Commissioners OK vehicle purchases

Porter County BZA grants variance for machine shop

County BZA makes K and R Carpet variance permanent

Town of Chesterton

'Celebrating the Art of Life' brand unveiled at Chesterton Town Council

Environment / Business / Steel / Region

Documents: US Steel sought to keep chemical spill secret

Community / Duneland Schools

CHS students spearhead fundraiser to aid local homeless shelters

50th Class Reunion Coming for Class of '68

Time flies when you are having fun: CHS Class of 1968 committee seeks names


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners okay move to fee based insurance agent pick General Insurance Services

Porter County Stormwater Board pursues ditch cleaning

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council discusses cell phone use by employees while driving

Police / Fire

Search for missing Long Lake canoeist continues


Group goes to court to hold USS accountable for April spill

State Natural Resources Commission okays new nature preserve in Brown County considers rule changes


Memorial Service Saturday for Robert Perney, 80

Memorial Service Saturday for John Scott Perney, age 56

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111517 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-21.pdf


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate team dominates Larry Stuber Memorial tourney

Town of Chesterton

Town of Chesterton needs you: Apply now for open board seats

Town raises workers' health deductible

Town Council appoints one of its own to Plan Commission

Town leaf collection extended into December

Some folks to have new garbage day in 2018

Snow parking ban to take effect in Downtown November 17

Porter County / Community

Winter Lights Fest on Saturday, November 18 at Sunset Hill Farm

Police / Town of Chesterton

CPD Officer Michael Manion and Lt. Joe Christian receive commendations

Local History

Thursday Historical Society meeting 'Life in the 1920s'


John Britton passes away at age 86

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111417 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-22.pdf


Monday, November 13, 2017

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal posts $1.2B net income in 3rd quarter


2 groups make deal on Indiana Sunday booze sales

Schools / Chesterton High School

CHS takes third at Culver Academies Speech Invite

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor awarded arts grant to market Food Truck Square

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls beat Mishawaka 54-46

Trojans hang on to beat Munster 40-38


Services Saturday, November 25 for Ruth A. Schilla

James C. Douglas passes away at age 78


Friday, November 10, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Police: Low pay an obstacle to retaining and recruiting officers

Rotary builds shed for Thomas Park electric


Is it an emergency? Anthem customers hit with surprise ER bills

US steel shipments down in September, up in 2017

Police / Region

NWI post office bombing defendant indicted on 5 counts


Trojan Girls swim to season opening win


Memorial Service Saturday, November 11 for Elizabeth 'Betty' Canright

Memorial Service Saturday for Hilda B. Hoham

Boyd Thomas Cook 'Cookie' passes away at age 73

Services Monday, November 13 for Wendi Merbitz-Balda

Celebration of Life Sunday for William Nicholas Pope


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Plan floated to install retrofitted boxcar restroom in Thomas Park

Town of Burns Harbor

BH Town Council okays $134M tax abatement for ArcelorMittal

BH Town Council still reviewing nonpayment fee ordinance

Education / Duneland Schools

Speech team opens season with a win at Munster


Restroom discovery prompts search for newborn on bike trail


Breeding season: DNR tells tips to avoid car vs. deer

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Student Athletes honored at 2107 Fall Sports Awards Program

CHS Girls Swim opens season tonight


Sharing of Memories Friday for Reilly Scott Gebert


Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Judge: Dillard statement to girlfriend, 'I killed that girl,' is admissible

Chesterton High School

Tickets on sale now for CHS fall musical, 'Little Shop of Horrors,' November 17 through 19

Indiana / Education

Indiana panel recommends changes to graduation requirements

Business / Steel / Region

Steel Caucus urges Trump to defend domestic steel industry while in China


Proposed railroad through Northwest Indiana appears dead

Hammond and Hobart voters turn out for school funding


Mass at St. Patrick's November 18 for Joan Lois Stahl

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/110817 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-21.pdf


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Education / Duneland Schools

Student-produced video makes CHS come alive for Duneland School Board

School Board okays 2018 Trail Bound trip

CHS to present 45th annual Madrigal Dinners December 1-3


Judge Jeffrey Thode to seek re-election to bench

Business / Community

Enrollment now open for winter home heating bill assistance


Correctional officer from Chesterton is promoted

Indiana man accused of stealing selling NWI railroad bridge


James C. Douglas passes away at age 78

Veronica 'Roni' A. Jensen passes away at age 71


Monday, November 6, 2017

Environment / Community

Heinze trust acquires 43.5 acres along the Little Calumet in Westchester Township


Don Johnson trial canceled after lawyers withdraw

Driver dies in Indiana 2 and CR450E accident Saturday

Northwest Indiana man accused of stealing and selling railroad bridge

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate team finds success at tourneys over the weekend

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal to invest $100M in East Chicago mill


Indiana panel backs banning local curbs on Airbnb rentals


Chesterton Girls win opener at Highland


Memorial Service Saturday, November 11 for Elizabeth 'Betty' Canright

Jonathan 'Jon' M. Dines passes away at age 44

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/110617 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Daniel & Dean Berning.pdf


Friday, November 3, 2017


Appeal rejected of former Porter man convicted of 2014 murder

Chicago man gets 30 months in Indiana federal firearms case


Change clocks this weekend; change smoke alarm batteries

DBIG Scarecrow Contest was fun and festive

Tribune single copy price to rise

Chesterton High School

CHS debate team victorious at Munster three team competition

Porter County

Porter County Parks could partner for wetland grant

Indiana / Education

300-plus Purdue faculty sign petition opposing Kaplan deal

Chesterton High School Sports

Basketball: CHS Girls open tonight at Highland


Services Monday for Gerald L. Gerasch

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110317 Beverly Shores Clerk Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Beverly Shores Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD RR Highway Traffic Gate Mechanisms.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Cliff & Laura Bryan.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Kriss & Angela Noel.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Richard & Jennifer Fishero.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert H. Little.pdf

Legal Notices/110317 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Stephanie Raab.pdf


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Environment / Region / Tourism

House passes Visclosky's 'Indiana Dunes National Park' naming bill


Study: Road tolls could generate billions for Indiana

Porter County

Activities and programs at Porter County Parks in November


Sheriff's Department checks sex offenders on Halloween

Indiana appeals court upholds Porter man's murder conviction

Economy / Region

GasBuddy warning drivers to brace for spike in gasoline price

Environment / Indiana

228 Indiana scientists ask Holcomb to protect state forests


Services Saturday for Debra Jo (Nadratowski) Reuther

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110217 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals NICTD Title and Closing Services (1).pdf


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners okay CO detector ordinance for new homes

County Redevelopment turning attention to South Haven area


Valpoliescom operator apologizes to Chuck Williams; defamation suit settled


Portage police release report on fatal accident


Postal Service eyes next day Sunday delivery for holidays

NiSource reports 3Q net income of $14 million

USS reports 3Q net earnings of $147 million


Gary schools manager: System only needs 1 high school


Visitation Thursday for David D. Tang, age 69

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/110117 Town of Burns Harbor Notice of Public Hearing Burns Harbor Sewer Rate Ordinance Changes.pdf

Legal Notices/110117 LEACD Potential Candidates for Board of Directors Lake Eliza Conservancy Distract.pdf




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