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Wenesday, July 18, 2018

Duneland School Board

Duneland School Board retains consultant for possible tax referendum

School Board honors allstar Braden Corzan and bus dispatcher Linda Esserman

Lake Michigan / Region / Environment / Police

DNR: Bystanders save girls from Lake Michigan at Michigan City

Town of Chesterton

Caboose arrives at Thomas Park today


Lawyer attacks allegations against Indiana Attorney General Hill

Pence family gas stations left costly environmental legacy

Prosecutor in girl's 1988 killing hails genealogy databases

Indiana okays new nature preserves; mulls ban on trade of invasive plants


Services and visitation Thursday for Lorene Anna King


Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Duneland School Board

Duneland School Board to re-evaluate transfer student policy during private retreat


1,000 lose power after NIPSCO pole downed

PCSP: Portage man attempts to disarm law enforcement officer


YMCA Back to School Bash promises fun for everyone

Shirley Heinze Land Trust publishes children’s book set in its local nature preserves

CHS grads direct star in 'Gutenberg, The Musical' Aug. 3-5, 10-12 at Art Barn

Nation / Indiana

Sen. Donnelly blasts Trump for comments made in Helsinki

Township Library

Westchester Library to revive 1.000 books initiative

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF board approves up to $200k for Fire Department addition

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1983 reunion Saturday August 4



Monday, July 16, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Ribbon cut for town's new fiber optic broadband network

Town of Porter

Town of Porter to begin paving July 19

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor finalist for federal trail grant

Business / Safety

NIPSCO gas pipelines in Westchester and Pine to be checked; expect to smell gas

Region / Roads

NIRPC seeking public comment on new transpotation plan draft

Township Library

Westchester Library to revive 1.000 books initiative


Duneland Chamber finalist for Chamber of the Year


Heather Augustyn will sign books at the European Market July 21


Walmart in Valpo robbed on Sunday


Effie Elda Steen passes away at age 95

William Philo Read passes away at age 52

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/071814 Porter County Ordinance No 14-10.pdf

Legal Notices/071618 Porter County Auditor Notice to Bidders PoCo Courthouse Renovation.pdf


Friday, July 13, 2018

Duneland Schools

Registration begins Monday for Duneland Schools

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF board approves up to $200k for Fire Department addition

Burns Harbor hires new Building Commissioner


Mother pleads not guilty to neglect after daughter drowns in pond

Multi-Enforcement Group in raid on Gary residence

ISP: Trucker swats at bug crashes rig on I-65 backs up traffic for hours

Great Lakes / Environment

High water levels cause damage on some of the Great Lakes

Agency seeks ways to keep fire retardants out of Great Lakes


State collects less corporate taxes in fiscal year 2018


William Philo Read passes away at age 52

Celebration of Life Sunday for Christine Reno

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/071318 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hatrtman Legal Notice VLACD Proposed Increase in Meter Deposit.pdf


Thursday, July 12, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton park superintendent directed to find site for new skate park; future of current one still in doubt

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor in talks with Porter hospital for ambulance service


3rd woman publicly alleges Indiana attorney general groping

Board approves guidance for Indiana graduation guidelines

Environment / Indiana / Porter County

Hearing on State Park alcohol permit canceled, was set in error

Porter County

Commissioners move forward with Expo Center renovation


Marjorie Ann Schultz named YMCA Senior of the Month

Class Reunion

Tickets still available for CHS Class of 1998 reunion


Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar and caboose to be delivered to Thomas Park on July 18

Chesterton council undecided on percentage of employee raises in 2019

Porter County

Porter County sets policy for funding dainage culvert construction

Commissioners OK SEH as consultant on Mineral Springs bridge in Porter


Valparaiso mother charged after her 3 year old drowns in pond

Michigan City felon with a handgun gets 12 years in prison

Business / Trade

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat


Special prosecutor to aid investigation of Indiana Attorney General

Indiana program to provide schools with free metal detectors

State to require ethnic studies courses be offered for high school students


Laura Ann Valpatic passes away at age 61

Services Thursday for Jay Lee Beschinski

Visitation and Services Thursday for Marcia Hiser, age 99


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Business / Steel / Labor / Region

USW ArcelorMittal seeks major concessions in contract talks

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council okays paving list for 2018

Porter County

Porter County Park Board still set on Aukiki plan

Town of Burns Harbor

Jane Jordan elected to board of Indiana municipal clerks and treasurers


Former Lake County Sheriff's chief, tow operator get probation in towing scandal


South Shore tells extra service for Taste of Chicago


Soliday: Colored vehicle headlights now banned


Arthur Rezanka passes away

Visitation and Services Thursday for Marcia Hiser, age 99


Monday, July 9, 2018


Hebron man dies in firework accident

Legal fireworks use in town ends today

ISP: Semi crash closes SB I-65 north of Lowell today

ISP: Three charged after road rage incident on I-65

Porter County

Porter County Park Board budget talk focus is event expenses


Indiana attorney general says allegations false


PAT Touch a Truck 2018 is Saturday at Sunset Hill Farm Park

Chamber tells winners of this year's Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, July 18

11th annual Bark in the Park on Saturday, July 14 at Thomas


Richard Lawson passes away at age 85


Friday, July 6, 2018


Indiana lawmaker comes forward to accuse Hill of groping

Indiana Department of health opens adoption records

Business / Trade / Steel

US tariffs take effect; China retaliates

US China trade war could drive prices up and growth down

Environment / Washington

Pruitt out; EPA job goes to former coal lobbyist


Services Monday for Joseph 'Joey' Niepokoj

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/070618 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hatrtman Legal Notice VLACD Proposed Increase in Meter Deposit.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriations DSC General Operating Rainy...

Legal Notices/070618 Harris Welsh Lukmann Town of Chesterton Bond Sale Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV McCrorie.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Central States Tower.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Jessen.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Richard and Bonita Sumney.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Terry Glovier.pdf

Legal Notices/070618 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing PUB Petition of Gary Dunlap.pdf



Thursday, July 5, 2018


Porter Police urge residents to be patient in beach traffic

CFD: Cause of garage fire may have been fireworks

ISP: Rollover crash closed Toll Road for 3 hours

ISP: Five hospitalized in Toll Road crash

Business / Steel / Trade

China rejects 'blackmail' on eve of US tariff hike


Services Monday for Joseph 'Joey' Niepokoj

Memorial Service Friday for Douglas 'Fatty' Monroe

Shirley Mae Valovich passes away at age 87

Service and Visitation Saturdayfor Robert G. Nelson, 77

Services Monday for Ila Joan Summers


Tuesday, July 3, 2018


Tenth annual Fireworks on the Lakefront draws crowd

Rotary's Babapaloosa Music Festival coming August 5 to Sunset Hill Park

Vet tips for fireworks safety for pets

Town of Porter

Porter resident seeks answers oncommercial TIF district at beach

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor opts out of Superior Ambulance contract


Indiana attorney general criticized over groping claims

Bosma disturbed Department of Child Services failed to act on reports


Services Saturday for James Terrance O'Laughlin

Sue Carroll Evans Vance passes away


Monday, July 2, 2018


MS4 kids fishing derby has record turnout

Cincoski says leave early for July 2 lakefront fireworks show

Family 4th Fest in Hawthorne Park following 4th of July parade

Police / Emergency

Porter man found dead in Valparaiso

Near drowning in Burns Harbor

DNR: Fatal ATV crash in Starke County

Don't be stupid: State Fire Marshal urges folks to use fireworks safely


New Indiana laws ban eyeball tattoos, protect renting rights

Health / Environment

Health officials urge folks to protect themselves from mosquito bites

Business / Government / Technology

Study tests taxing cars per miles driven using GPS

Environment / Politics

Online hoax says ice map debunks global warming

Indiana / Traffic

Month long I-65 closures to snarl travel around Indy


Services Tuesday for Shirley Jane Lutrick

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/070218 Duneland School Corporation Request for Proposal Longterm Beverage Management Services Contract.pdf


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