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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Township Library

Library scraps Friday evening hours, to close Black Friday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Plan Commission to resume public hearing Thursday on Richter Street PUD

Street Department applied salt brine in advance of snow

Chesterton Town Council endorses riverfront alcohol permit


CHS Speech team places 3rd overall at weekend tourney


Indiana lawmakers look at charity gaming regulations




Monday, January 14, 2019

Town Elections

How to file for town council and clerk-treasurer seats

Police / Fire

Tow operator pleads guilty to bribing Portage Mayor Snyder

Liberty Township Volunteer FD seeking new recruits; apply now for academy

Community / Business

Franciscan Health Michigan City moves patients into new hospital


Indiana AG accuser seeks easier way to remove elected officials

Chesterton High School Sports

Two decades of DAC dominance continues for CHS Girls Swim team

Evan Bates and Brock Ellis win Duneland Conference wrestling titles

Trojan Girls Basketball falls at LaPorte 68-54

Trojan Boys fall 71-65 at LaPorte


Celebration of Life January 20 for Sharen Mae Smith

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011419 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders DSC Roof Restoration Work.pdf

Legal Notices/011419 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Bidders East Chicago Train Station Improv.pdf

Legal Notices/011419 Steven Bigda US Army Corps of Engineers Former Nike C 74 Site Proposed Plan.pdf


Friday, January 11, 2019

Town Elections

Local candidates file for town office


Duneland legislators tell 2019 priorities

Governor proposes small funding boost for Indiana schools

Truckers sue Indiana governor over increased toll road fees

Indiana issuing food stamps early due to government shutdown

Holcomb budget proposal would end Amtrak line subsidy

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar restroom closed for the winter; contract for landscaping approved

Police / Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Police soon to begin promotion process

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/011119 Town of Kouts Invitation to Bid New Drazer Park Restroom.pdf


Thursday, January 10, 2019


Soliday proposal seeks to prevent another Porter County election snafu

Porter County / Environment / Police

Biowaste found at Valpo recycling site; contamination risks future of recycling

Duneland Schools

CHS Speech team continues with a strong season

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF Board eyes matching grant for Haglund Trail


High speed pursuit on US 6 and Indiana 49 ends in Chesterton

Environment / Indiana

Natural Resources Commission to meet Tuesday January 15


CHS wrestlers beat Valpo 58-15

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/011019 Greg Phillips Emergency Services Center Porter County Local Emergency Planning Committee Year 2019 Meeti...

Legal Notices/011019 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Offer of Farm Lease Bernie Blvd and CR 900 N.pdf

Legal Notices/011019 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Offer of Farm Lease CR 250 E and CR 1050 N.pdf


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Municipal Elections

File now to run for town council and clerk-treasurer in Chesterton, Porter, Burns Harbor

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council eyes accessible ramp for Indian Springs Park

Community / Porter County

Porter County recycling sites will now have locked drop boxes

Town of Chesterton

Major sanitary sewer project next week along West Morgan Ave., 11th Street alley

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Hoops hits 12 3s, blasts Hobart 68-21

Trojan Boys beat Hobart 57-37

Chesterton Girls swim past Lake Central

Trojan Boys Swim stays undefeated

CHS Gymnasts beat Hobart 108.35-89.70


Services Friday for Jason Michael Radecki, 45

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/Porter County Tax Certificate Sale 010919.pdf


Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Porter County

When in doubt, throw it out: Sloppy recycling puts program at risk

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board welcomes Malasto and Pol


Republicans pushing target for Indiana schools spending

Indiana OKs new rules for veterans' agency after scrutiny


Services Thursday for Edward John Ceck, 88


Monday, January 7, 2019

Porter County

State issues Porter County 2019 budget order

Tax rates in six Porter County districts fall; Duneland not so lucky


NPS to use fee revenues for trash pickup at national parks

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate nearly sweeps IUN weekend tournament


Senator Mike Braun tells committee assignments


Trojan Boys beat Merrillville in Duneland Conference opener

Chesterton Girls beat Merrillville 58-38

CHS Wrestlers go 5-0 at New Prairie Invite


Memorial Service Wednesday for Mary Ann Drag

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010719 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders DSC Roof Restoration Work.pdf

Legal Notices/010719 Town of Dune Acres 2018 Cash Fund Statement.pdf


Friday, January 4, 2019


Indiana governor plans major role in hate crimes debate

Senator Young tells committee assignments

Indiana OKs new rules for veterans agency after scrutiny


CHS Boys Swim stays undefeated

Trojan Girls beat LaPorte in swimming

CHS Wrestlers handle Michigan City


Memorial Service Saturday for Bryan Woodruff

Memorial Service Thursday for Vivian Oates, age 86

Services Sunday for David Leon Biggs, 71

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/010419 Beverly Shores Clerk Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Beverly Shores 2017 GO Bond Project Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/010419 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Public Health Preparedness Grant.pdf



Thursday, January 3, 2019

Indiana / Environment / Community

Family friendly activities at Dunes State Park in January and February


Indiana lawmakers return to Statehouse today

Indiana lawmakers facing tight budget, hate crimes debate


Chesterton Gymnasts win Duneland Conference opener

Trojan Girls Basketball falls at Gary West


Services Sunday for David Leon Biggs, 71

Service of Life Celebration Saturday for David Earl Huelsman


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Porter County / Police

Sheriff: Porter County doing better but not yet winning war on opiods

Community / Business

Residences at Coffee Creek holds ribbon cutting ceremony now open


Senate leader assigns hate crime bills to panel he controls


Services Friday for Gennelle Marie Smith, 54

Services Friday for Agnes R. Keneavy, age 100

Hazel Hundt passes away at 97

Memorial Service Saturday for Rev. Phillip Henry Burke. Jr.

Memorial Gathering Friday for Henedina' Dina' Macabalitaw

Services January 5 for James Loggins, age 65

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/010219 NICTD Notice to Bidders Gallery Car Cameras.pdf


2018 in Review: Election snafu, county lease, school angst, CHS student success


2018 Porter County Election Results

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