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Friday, March 16, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Talk continues of artistic treatment for new restroom facility at Dogwood Park

Chesterton planners OK plat for duplexes at 5th and 1100N

Board eyes Monon livery for boxcar restroom and Norfolk Southern for caboose

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Town Council awards paving contracts


Governor Holcomb open to special session

Holcomb administration unveils new tool to combat opioids


State Police trooper makes Most Wanted arrest in Gary

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031618 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Adoption Indian Boundary Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/031618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Middle School Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/031618 Falling Waters Conservancy District Executive Meeting .pdf

Legal Notices/031618 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Transit Advertising.pdf


Thursday, March 15, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Town Council hears details of crowdfunding for boxcar

'Round up' crowdfunding campaign at Hopkins Ace for boxcar restroom

Chesterton Park Board issues stay of execution for skate park

Indiana General Assembly

Indiana legislative session descends into chaos on final day

Lawmakers send final bills to Gov. Holcomb's desk

Town of Porter

Town of Porter awards 2018 paving contract to RiethRiley Construction

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor Food Truck Square Vendors should move fast if they want in


Utility shut off moratorium ends today NIPSCO says heating help still available

Help reach grant match goal for Jo Winey Babcock Memorial Fund

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS honors 2018 Winter Sports student athletes

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031518 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Cumulative Development Twin Creeks.pdf

Legal Notices/031518 Crown Point Community School Corporation Milk and Dairy Bid.pdf


Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Chesterton High School / Education / Community

CHS students hold memorial for Parkland school shooting victims today

Bolinger: Walk-out students could face disciplinary action

US students stage walkouts against guns

Porter County

Commissioners OK obligating developers to keep new roads in shape

Commissioners approve 2018 polling places

Porter County Commissioners praise flood response

County stormwater board hears the costs of coping with record floods

Commissioners move to rehab North County building

Business / Economy

January jobless rate fractionally down in state but up in Northwest Indiana

Police / Traffic

ISP: Two semi crash congests morning commute

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Adoption Indian Boundary Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/031418 Eric Kociara Notice of Public Hearing Burns Harbor BZA.pdf


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS students to walk out Wednesday to honor Florida victims

CHS earns 4 Star status with Indiana Department of Education

CHS Speech team finishes second in their division at IHSFA state finals

Town of Chesterton

General clearing of the air as council continues work on salary raises

Town Council reestablishes Cumulative Capital Development Fund


Bill letting Indiana Dreamers get job licenses advances

Indiana spends $153M on school voucher program

Indiana House honors retiring Rep. Scott Pelath

Indiana lawmakers put finishing touches on gun rights plan


Nels F. Miller passes away at age 80

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031318 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Taxpayers Sale of a Small Parcel of Public Parkland.pdf

Legal Notices/031318 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders.pdf


Monday, March 12, 2018

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Gymnasts win 4th State Championship

Hunzelman wins 2nd straight All-Around state gymnastics title

Education / Duneland Schools / Community

Duneland Schools are 'protest neutral' in planned student walkout

Student walkout over guns poses balancing act for schools

Duneland Schools band and orchestra signups are underway


Driver airlifted following I-65 crash

Beware scams during tax season


Rita K. Lauerman passes away at age 90

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031218 Porter County Highway Department Notice of Receiving Bids.pdf

Legal Notices/031218 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Furniture Furnishings Equipment Valparaiso High School.pd...

Legal Notices/031218 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Phase 2 Valparaiso High School.pdf


Friday, March 9, 2018

Porter County 2018 Primary Election

Board taps Clerk and candidate Karen Martin to run primary election

Police / Fire

DNA tech leads to charge against second man in Porter Zip robbery

Set clocks ahead one hour Sunday and replace smoke alarm batteries

Chesterton High School

CHS Show Choirs seeing success


Karina Martinez is final Boys and Girls Club Porter County Youth of Year

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

USS lauds Trump tariffs on steel

Steel imports down in February


ACLU of Indiana sues Indiana county to defend 'not my mayor' sign

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030918 Duneland Group Town of Porter Plan Commission Petition No. 18-01.pdf

Legal Notices/030918 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders Middle School Renovation.pdf

Legal Notices/030918 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/030918 Town of Chesterton Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Town of Chesterton.pdf


Thursday, March 8, 2018

Porter County

Auditor: Property tax bill calculations complete; as usual, devil's in the details

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Trump rolling out trade tariffs sparing Mexico and Canada

Region / Trade / Business

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor plans for major growth after landmark year


Criminal activity in Chesterton falls in 2017 despite shortstaffing of CPD

Hebron man charged with animal cruelty in beating death of 2 pug dogs

ISP: Trooper injured when struck on I-94 ramp

Two seriously injured in US 6 head-on crash


Indiana Legislature approves bill toughening abortion rules

Bill would allow up to 10 percent of public school teachers to be unlicensed


Shirley Mae Huber passes away at age 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030818 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Indian Boundary Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/030818 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Cumulative Development Twin Creeks.pdf

Legal Notices/030818 Harris Welsh and Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers of Hearing- Capital Dev Fund Chesterton Town Council.pdf

Legal Notices/030818 Maria Stamp Town of Porter Legal Notice DSV.pdf


Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Crowdfunding to help pay for boxcar restroom in Thomas Park


PCSP K9 takes hit and run suspect into custody

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

US steelmakers profits rising without tariffs

Trump tariff talk prompts USS to restart Granite City steelmaking


Indiana lawmakers back limits on local control of vacation rentals

Purdue online school gets final regulatory approval

Region / Citizenship

Conference on structure organization of county government Saturday, March 17


Google, Facebook and Twitter urged to do more to police hate on sites


Rx opioids fail rigorous new test for chronic pain

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/030718 Clerk-Treasurer Cash & Investments Combined Chesterton Civil Town.pdf


Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Duneland Schools / Police

PCSP: Case against student who made threat forwarded to Juvenile Probation

School Superintendent praises law enforcement response to threat

Duneland Schools

John Hayduk retiring; Senisbaugh resigning as soccer coach

CHS Japanese Olympiad teams finish 2nd and 3rd at state

Duneland students in 43rd annual Porter County Arts-A-Budding Exhibit

Jackson students show off creativity at School Board


Illiana Garden Railway Society ready for move to Porter County Sunset Hill Farm Park

Environment / Lake Michigan

Environmental groups applaud court ruling in Long Beach beach access case


NIRPC seeks public comment on 2019-20 transportation planning document


Visitation Wednesday for Katherine S. Klawiter, 92

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/030618 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders.pdf


Monday, March 5, 2018

Duneland Schools / Police

CHS student makes school threat to hacked Facebook account

Duneland Schools

CHS Speech and Debate qualifies nine more students for Nationals

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action to meet March 12 to discuss Pavilion architectural plans

Business / Steel / Politics / Region

In a switch, Democrats and unions cheer Trump


Lawmakers backpedal on gun bills in wake of mass shooting

Indiana's 244 flu related deaths include 3 kids 4 or younger

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Gymnasts rally to win Regional title

Chesterton Boys Hoops falls in Sectional semis


Services Wednesday for Florence Soliday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021918 Notice of Real Estate Property Certificate Sale Porter County Auditor.pdf

Legal Notices/030518 Porter County Regional Airport Cash and Investments 2017.pdf



Friday, March 2, 2018


Duneland Schools Spring Art Show at Art Center throughout March

Porter County

County Park Board moves on Phase I of Sunset Hill 'grain bin' activity center

County Park Board to move Sunset Hill animals to 'NIHPA campground' site


PCSP: High speed pursuit ends in City of Valparaiso

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Trump says 'trade wars are good, and easy to win'

Steel trade group welcomes Trump tariff talk

Environment / Indiana

Indiana DNR to mandate some wild animals killed if caught


Service Sunday for Donald 'Don' Harold Puent

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030218 Porter Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Board of Porter Township.pdf

Legal Notices/030218 Porter County Storm Water Management Appeal of Storm Water Fee Appeal of Shirley Heinze Land Trust.pdf

Legal Notices/030218 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No. 18-06 .pdf

Legal Notices/030218 IDEM Notice of 30 Days for Public Comment.pdf


Thursday, March 1, 2018


NYC musical Ordinary Days opens at 4th Street Theater March 9

Business / Steel / Region / Trade

Trump to impose tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum

Stocks sink after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs


Governor signs historic Indiana Sunday alcohol sales bill

Indiana House passes abortion information bill

Indiana lawmakers approve bill banning eyeball tattooing

Indiana House backs opt out requirement for sex education

Police / Fire / Emergency

Michigan City man sentenced in federal court on firearms charge

Power outage today in Chesterton


Local visitation Thursday for John Click, Jr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/030118 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice to Taxpayers Indian Boundary Conservancy District.pdf

Legal Notices/030118 Crown Point Community School Corporation Milk and Dairy Bid.pdf

Legal Notices/030118 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Kathryn M Cochran.pdf

Legal Notices/030118 Harris Welsh and Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers of Hearing- Capital Dev Fund Chesterton Town Council.pdf


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