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Friday, June 23, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA approves petition for 'escape room' in The Factory

Environment / Great Lakes

Live Asian carp found near Lake Michigan

Town of Porter / Community

Porter PD: Planning to see the fireworks? Get a flyer first

Health Department says 11 kids who visited Seven Peaks treated for chlorine

Indiana

Indiana crackdown on opioids sparks pharmacy robberies

Indiana ACA health insurance providers propose rate hikes

Police

ISP: Passenger ejected from car when it rolls in I-65 crash

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Charles Michael Bartholomew

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062317 Harrris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Adoption Beverly Shores CC Fund Re-established.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Ernest W. Stiller.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Jean M. Mondt.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-08.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-09.pdf

Legal Notices/062317 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-10.pdf

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Ground breaks on Phase II of the Westchester-Liberty Trail

Community

Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County and NWI announce merger

Logan Bell earns Eagle Scout rank

4th annual Burns Harbor Footloose 5k RunWalk at Lakeland Park Saturday

Porter County

Tourism board talks cuts in order to support County venues

Business / Steel / Region

Steel Caucus urges President Trump to support use of US steel in naval builds

Environment

Bill would require Trump Administration to release Asian carp study to the public

Rain barrel grant awarded to developer of Westchester Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Obituaries

Services Saturday for Phelim Cyril Cafferty, Sr.

Services Saturday for Carolyn Elizabeth Gray

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062217 Ordinance 17-07_Legal Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-01.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-02.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-03.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-04.pdf

Legal Notices/062217 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-06.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Community

Family fun at Hawthorne Park on the Fourth of July

Annual Midsummer celebration on Saturday at Chellberg Farm

Concert and Film: Music by Lee Murdock, movie 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Friday

Town of Chesterton

Utility Board denies request from apartment developer for lower tap-on fees

Public hearings for 'escape rooms', pool on Chesterton BZA agenda

Education

CHS Speech and Debate advances four at Nationals

Debate heats up over teaching climate change in US schools

700 ISTEP scores tossed after students allowed to use calculators

Business / Region

New bulk stevedore company named at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Indiana

Senator Young urges global pandemic preparedness

State's top doctor urges vigilance on tick diseases

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Bertha Schuffert, 88

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062117 Town of Chesterton Notice of Adoption CCD Fund Reestablished.pdf

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Business

Seven Peaks Waterpark closed by Health Department

State, regional, local jobless rates continue to improve

Environment

Too hot to handle: Study shows Earth's killer heat worsens

First water quality advisories of season issued for beaches here

Porter County

County gets good news on interest rates

Indiana

Car accidents spike during I-69 construction in Indiana

Obituary

Services Wednesday for Bertha Schuffert, 88

 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Police / Traffic

Lane closures on 49 this week from Toll Road to US 12

Police say Illinois semi driver was drunk in Toll Road crash

Education

Registration open now for New Vistas High School in Portage

Environment / Community

DNR Fish and Wildlife to discuss urban wildlife at 18th annual Naturepalooza

Indiana

Indiana Christian school at center of voucher debate

INDOT takes over delayed I-69 Section 5 after private Development Partners fail

Indiana to pay firm $100k to handle Pence email requests

Indiana Attorney General says beware of Tobacco Master Settlement scam

Sports

CHS Athletic Trainer Bernie Stento honored by National Athletic Trainers Association

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Mary 'Matzie' Stipanovich

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061917 NICTD Request for Bidders Admin. Building Improvement Project.pdf

Legal Notices/061917 NICTD Request for Bidders Overhaul HVAC Systems 1.pdf

Legal Notices/061917 Porter County Plan Commission Minor Subdivision Petition of Mariam's Meadow.pdf

 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS announces Top Ten students of Class of 2017

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Elevated structure to replace Trail 2 boardwalk at Indiana Dunes State Park

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission vacates Jeff Ton's seat

Region

South Shore fare hike and schedule changes take effect on July 1

Porter County

County Animal Shelter to give public tours of new facility June 24

Police / Traffic

ISP: Raised dump trailer hits overpass on I-94

Community

Operation Christmas Child workshops offered in area

Indiana

High temperatures blamed for damage to roadways in Indiana

Pence hires outside legal counsel

Sports

Penny Lawrence earns awards at Warsaw Aqua Mile Open Water Swim

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061617 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Ernest W. Stiller.pdf

Legal Notices/061617 Notice of Tax Sale Owner- Jean M. Mondt.pdf

Legal Notices/061617 Porter County Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Police / Fire

Burns Harbor home extensively damaged in attic fire; no one hurt

CFD: Gas line ruptured by digger in Morgans Corner

Porter County

County to start fund for foundation interest earnings

Porter County Parks Foundation to elect officers at annual meeting June 21

Environment / Health / Indiana

Indiana girl who died after tick bite had spotted fever

Indiana

Indiana man ordered to stop harassing a lawmaker

Sports

Mitch Davis finishes 20th at State Golf Finals

Obituary

Services Friday for Frank Edmonds, Jr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061517 Portage Township Schools Notice to Taxpayers 2017-2018 Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/061517 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Rainy Day Fund $150,000.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Porter County

Commissioners ask: What is the return on anti-drug spending

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton contract with Able Disposal expires at end of year

Town Council told How and where to recycle in Duneland

Environment / Lake Michigan

Great Lakes levels expected to be highest in decades

Town of Porter

Porter approves plow truck purchase; road bids too high

Police / Fire

Garage on South Calumet burns to the ground today

Community

Register now for Lightning Bug Shiny Hiney run/walk July 2

Burns Harbor 4th annual Footloose 5K event offers activities for all ages June 24

Indiana

Local State Rep Scott Pelath joins Governor Holcomb on European trade mission

Judge hears challenge to Indiana abortion limits for minors

Sports

Mitch Davis opens State Golf Finals with 78

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Dogwood Parks new playground equipment now open to kids

Council makes reduced donations for fireworks and Family 4th Fest

Report: Chesterton RR quiet zone could cost $2 million

Environment

Shirley Heinze adds 70 acres to Meadowbrook preserve

Police

Chesterton Police school resource officers commended; two newest hires sworn in

Two Chicago men sentenced in federal court for passing counterfeit currency

Community

Rotary International and Gates Foundation partner in efforts to eradicate polio

Obituary

Services Friday for Thomas Edward Bush

 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Police

Proposed ordinance would ban parking in yards in Chesterton

Wireless stores here burglarized in coordinated smash and grab

Zip Foods robbery suspect identified

Porter County

Commissioners to discuss fund for Foundation earnings

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech and Debate team members to perform for community Tuesday as they prepare for nationals

Region

South Shore rerouting could take residents' homes at South Bend

Indiana

Governor names judge to state Supreme Court

Obituary

Jerred Steven Halsey passes away at age 34

Obituaries

Legal Notices/061217 Director of Development - Bldg Comm Notice to Bidders RDC Brickyard Economic Development Project.pdf

Legal Notices/061217 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Beverly Shores Re-establish CCD Fund.pdf

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Region / Transportation

INDOT moves toward tolls on I-65, I-94, I-70

RDA commits annual $3M for 20 years to fund NICTD double tracking

Town of Burns Harbor

ArcelorMittal tax funds eyed to help picnic shelters in Burns Harbor parks

Burns Harbor RDC president eyes bonding for projects

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Park Board: Duneland Soccer to host championship at Dogwood on Sunday

Indiana / Politics

Canvassers charged with fraudulent voter registrations

Sports

Davis advances to State Finals in golf

Obituary

Patricia Ann Sebring passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Barry & Theresa Olsen.pdf

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jean Reeves & Miranda Saldana.pdf

Legal Notices/060917 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jonathan & Anna Kraft.pdf

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Police

Two found dead in van in the Chesterton BP parking lot

Town of Chesterton

New park splash pad could open on July 4

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Council gives police discretion to put stop signs in Village

Police

ISP: Trucker rolls rig on I-65 off ramp at Lowell

Porter PD expects to release name of robbery suspect today

Know the state and local regulations for use of fireworks

Indiana

Indiana expands pre-K pilot to 15 more counties for 2018-2019

Four 'D' and 'F' Indiana schools win reprieve to add voucher students

Obituaries

Services Friday for Avery Elizabeth Nixon, age 2

Kimberly Krieter passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060817 Gregory Babcock Town of Chesterton BZA Notice of Hearing Petition of Pierre Lauzon and Kristine L. Lauzo...

Legal Notices/060817 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton Cum. Cap. Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/060817 Robert Ring Twon of Chesterton BZA Notice of Hearing Petition of William Bennett.pdf

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Region

South Shore derailment on Metra track vexes rush hour

Police / Emergency

PCSP: Toddler drowns in Jackson Township swimming pool

Person of interest in Zip Foods robbery in custody thanks to public vigilance

Three die in head-on accident on Indiana 8

Duneland Schools

New teachers and staff incoming at Duneland Schools for 2017-2018 school year

School Board hears of college savings account program for 1st graders

Yost School program receives $2,500 from Town of Porter RDC

Indiana

State may reclaim control of privatized I-69 project

Obituary

Memorial Service Friday for Stella Markovich

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Community

WWII vet Anthony Condeni awarded French Legion of Honor

Winners of CWC 66th annual Art Show announced at reception Sunday

YMCA announces pool opening

Police

Porter Zip Foods robbed at gunpoint

Valparaiso man dies in accident on US 30

Duneland Schools

School board says goodbye to Superintendent Dave Pruis

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Steel groups look to modernize NAFTA

Obituary

Services Friday, June 16 for Theodore P. Prange

Dale Engquist, former chief of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, dies

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060617 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Jill C. Chitwood.pdf

 

Monday, June 5, 2017

Education

Class of 2017 unleashed in Friday ceremony

'One County One Protocol' program presented to school safety specialists

Dunelanders attend and teach at 4-star Saint Paul Catholic School

Town of Porter

Town of Porter seeks bids for 2017 road projects

Porter County

Park board to seek Aukiki Park funding in 2018 budget

Police / Traffic

ISP: Woman child ejected in I-65 crash

Sports

Trojan Boys track team finishes a CHS-best 4th at State Finals

CHS Girls Track ends season at State Finals

Chesterton Boys Golf finishes 2nd at Sectional,moves on to Regionals

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Lynn Ellen Nelson

Cheryl K. Fisher passes away at age 72

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060517 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Beverly Shores Re-establish CCD Fund.pdf

 

Friday, June 2, 2017

Education

CHS students compete well in national Catholic Forensic League tournament

Business

US Bankruptcy Trustee objects to the Jewel 'stalking horse' deal

NIPSCO urges storm preparedness

Police

Local man charged with child exploitation

Sinkhole found on West Morgan Avenue

Porter PD seeks white Infiniti in hit-and-run

Environment

Porter County Izaak Walton gets grant to restore wetland

Obituaries

Services Monday for Donald 'Spike' McCoole

Services Tuesday for Matthew T. Pappas

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060217 Director of Development - Bldg Comm Notice to Bidders RDC Brickyard Economic Development Project.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 IDEM Notice of 30-Days NIPSCO - Bailly Generating Station.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Christopher Thornton.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of John Harrington.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Josh Zimmer.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of LaLonde Person Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Michael Morgan.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Randall and Sandra Smith.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Sherri Hart.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Thornton and Hollingsworth Jr.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Tiffany Bley.pdf

Legal Notices/060217 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Beauty Creek Watershed High School Detention.pdf

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Education

CHS Music Department Awards Night honors music standouts

Police

Don Johnson jury trial set for Nov. 7

Coroner Harris issues Fentanyl warning

Community

A crisis in Porter County, A Guest Commentary backing funding for the Caring Place

Apply now for Fourth of July parade in Porter

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Visclosky backs review of impact of steel imports on security

Sports

Brunt is winner of James W. Arvin Award

Kelly Grassel completes collegiate golf career; pro golf is next

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060117 Harris Welsh & Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Town of Chesterton Cum. Cap. Fund.pdf

 

 

 

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