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Friday, December 15, 2017


New state law will allow 16-year-olds to drive golf carts with only Indiana ID

CPD Dispatcher Mary Conder commended for professionalism

Gary man convicted of multiple bank robberies

2 Indiana counties and 1 city join planned opioid lawsuit

Tyler Brock is District 10 DNR Conservation Officer of the Year


Centier Bank donates $25K for new Caring Place facility

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan gymnastic team opens season Saturday at LaPorte Pairs Invitaional


Thursday, December 14, 2017

Police / Porter County / Health

Opioid related deaths continue to rise in county

Porter County

County prioritizes finding permanent home for Sunset Hill animals

Funding nearly complete for grain bin activity center at Sunset Hill

Flashing caution lights coming to Meridian 950N

Chelsea Bradford joins county stormwater team

Steel / Region

Worker who died at ArcelorMittal mill identified

Steel / Region / Lake Michigan / Environment

Records: US Steel failed to test for toxic metal after spill

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Wrestlers pin Merrillville 43-20


Service and visitation Friday for Ellen Louise Waite


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Town of Chesterton / Region / Indiana

Indiana board blocking local carbon monoxide detector rules

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton baby box on hold until state law amended

Stopped train turns town into parking lot

Town health insurance premiums to drop in 2018

Chesterton Town Council passes 2018 Salary Ordinance


Steve Sass honored with Paul H. Douglas Award

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors


Steelworker dies at ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor complex

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Basketball stays perfect

Chesterton boys swim team stays undefeated

Trojan Girls swim past Valparaiso 143-43


Juanita P. Anderson passes away at age 74

Services Friday for Jack C. Miles, age 64

Services Friday for Roberta Rambo-Dehnart

Daniel Wukich passes away at age 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/121317 NICTD Request for Bidders OnOff Rail Ridership Count.pdf

Legal Notices/121317 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals AppraisalReview Appraisal Services.pdf


Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Old Gerometta and Kinel offices demolished; restaurant eyed for site

IURC public hearing January 3 in Merrillville on NIPSCO gas rate hike

Residents oppose NIPSCO gas rate hike

Town of Chesterton

Officer to Chesterton Town Council: Public safety at risk due to low wages


ISP: Driving drunk with baby he rolls his vehicle on I-94

Woman held in Hebron man's shooting death

Possible suspect in string of armed robberies being held

Porter County

Auditor's Office completes year end tax settlement, earliest distribution in years


Indiana addresses water infrastructure crisis


Visitation Thursday for Charles E. Hyre

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/121217 IDEM Notice of 30-Days for Public Comment Air Permit for AM Stabilizers.pdf

Legal Notices/121217 Town of Kouts Notice of Public Hearing Town of Kouts Zoning Ordinance.pdf


Monday, December 11, 2017

Police / Traffic

Bicyclist struck by semi, killed on Indiana 49 here

ISP: Two charged with possession after slideoff

ISP uses plane to enforce speed limits on I-65 in Lake County

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team takes second at Valparaiso Invite


Snowy owls expected to flock into Midwest

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls Basketball rolls to perfect 10-0

Trojan Boys Basketball improves to 4-0

CHS girls swim team beats field for Homestead title

Chesterton boys swim team wins Homestead Invite

CHS Wrestlers win team title and 5 individual titles at Zionsville Invite


Lillian J. Michaels passes away at age 98

Services Thursday for David A. Jones, age 24

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/121117 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Wheel Loader.pdf

Legal Notices/121117 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Ballast.pdf

Legal Notices/121117 NICTD Request for Bidders 2018 Section Crew Truck.pdf


Friday, December 8, 2017

Duneland Schools / Education / Indiana

Duneland School system prepares for new graduation rules


Porter Bank annual calendar celebrates Dunes Learning Center

Steelworkers Local 6787 brings relief to disaster victims

Police / Fire

CFD: Three gas line breaches this week caused by faulty locates

Phony $100 bills turning up in Valpo

Armed robbery of Center Township business

CFD responds to paint and popcorn

Environment / Steel / Region

Portage officials mull suing US Steel over spill


Services Tuesday for Paul Tharp, age 70

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120817 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders DSC Roof & Metal Panel Work.pdf

Legal Notices/120817 Family and Social Services Administration Public Notice Family & Social Services LaPetite Probationary L...

Legal Notices/120817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joseph Bell.pdf

Legal Notices/120817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Joseph Underwood.pdf

Legal Notices/120817 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Timothy Rouhselang.pdf


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Education / Indiana

Indiana education board approves new graduation requirements

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action honored by Hoosier Environmental Council

Business / Police / Courts

Public defender appointed to represent Don Johnson trial not yet rescheduled

Township Government

Westchester Township Board does end of year business

Elections / Politics

Judge Clymer creates campaign committee

Indiana GOP Senate candidate voted Democrat until 2012

Police / Traffic

Valpo teen leads CPD on pursuit through town

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls basketball team stays undefeated

No. 9 CHS Wrestlers pin No. 13 Crown Point


Services Saturday for Ethan A. Flaherty, age 23


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Town of Chesterton

Next step in bringing boxcar restroom to Thomas Park: Find and buy a boxcar

Police / Traffic

Two die in 5-vehicle I-65 crash

Hebron driver badly hurt in US 30 crash

Business / Community

NIPSCO safety tips for winter heating

Business / Steel / Region

US Steel hails Commerce finding of Chinese circumvention


Audubon needs citizen scientists to participate in annual Bird Count

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan girls swim team beats Michigan City

Chesterton boys swim team beats City 146-39

Chesterton High School varsity sports teams mentioned in four state polls


Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Chesterton High School

Duneland School Board appoints 9th grade nets coaches

Duneland School Board announces winners of the Holiday Card Contest


Norwegian Christmas celebration at Baugher Center Saturday

Ivy Tech Night at Duneland Resale Wednesday, December 6

Celebrate traditional Dunes Christmas Saturday at Chellberg Farm and IDNL Visitor Center


Robot to speak at DePauw


Mass Saturday, December 3 for James Joseph Jarka, 79

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120517 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 17-23.pdf


Monday, December 4, 2017

Chesterton High School

CHS Speech team second at Plymouth Invitational

Indiana / Education

Proposed Indiana graduation requirements raise concerns

Porter County

Urbanik to hold Coffee with the Clerks on December 8


Hebron Smoke Shop robbed at gunpoint

ISP: Three airlifted following I-65 crash


Rokita hits Braun over tax hike he once spoke favorably of

5 GOP hopefuls for Indiana Senate agree to debate

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS girls basketball team remains perfect 8-0 on the year

CHS boys basketball team improves to 3-0 with 58-50 win

Chesterton boys swim team wins Hall of Fame Classic

Trojan girls swim team outlasts Hall of Fame field

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Memorial Elementary Appliance Install.pdf

Legal Notices/120417 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Cooks Corners Elementary Appliance Install.pdf


Friday, December 1, 2017


Valparaiso man dies in US 30 crash

Porter Fire Department Christmas Open House Saturday

Business / Steel / Region

Steel trade group urges overcapacity enforcement

Porter County

Porter County Plan Commission approves two requests


Ivy Tech Night at Duneland Resale Wednesday, December 6

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls swim team beats Wheeler

Trojan boys swim past Wheeler 137-43


Services Saturday for Mildred 'Milli Dille' Dille

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/120117 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/120117 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice, Miller Chapel.pdf

Legal Notices/120117 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Notice, Chili's Grill.pdf

Legal Notices/120117 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders DSC Roof & Metal Panel Work.pdf

Legal Notices/120117 Clerk-Treasurer Notice to Taxpayers Chesterton Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/120117 Beverly Shores Clerk-Treasurer Town Council Ordinance No. 2017-13.pdf





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