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Monday, May 21, 2018

2018 Porter County Elections

County election complaints prompt call for public meeting


South Shore fare to go up 5 percent on July 1

Business / Community

Duneland Chamber seeks nominations for annual awards luncheon


Tax hike fuels jump in Indiana gas prices

Police / Emergency

Porter Township man dies in riding mower accident


CHS Baseball splits games in Carmel Invite

Chesterton Boys Lacrosse wins twice Saturday

Trojan Softball falls in regular season finale


Memorial Service Thursday for Doris H. Hess

Services Tuesday for Gary Alan Behrens

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052118 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...


Friday, May 18, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS Commencement May 31; Baccalaureate this Sunday

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton planners endorse amendments to Eagle Crossing PUD

Porter County

Deputy Prosecutor Mike Drenth to succeed the retiring Judge Julia Jent


Missing Pine man found deceased in the woods

Scammers phishing Lowell State Police post phone number

Business / Steel / NWI / Trade

USS lauds Commerce finding on Chinese imports


Pinhook Bog debris removal documents available for public review and comment


Trojan Boys win 6 titles and finish 2nd at Sectional

CHS Boys Golf bests Valparaiso and LaPorte

Chesterton Softball beats Lowell 7-4

CHS Girls Tennis falls in Sectional Finals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/051818 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Chesterton High School

CHS seniors honored and scholarship winners named

CHS journalists honored at Quill and Scroll student press banquet

CHS Speech and Debate Awards honor program participants

WDSO Awards Night honors CHS radio students

Town of Porter

TIF district proposed for Porter Beach

Porter BZA: Hearing set on unit size variance; rule to be reconsidered


New Carol Cook Wetland Overlook birding site in Jackson to open Friday

Indiana reports predict climate changes in the state

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1948 gathers


Trojan Baseball falls 4-3 to Lake Central in baseball


Gayle Granat passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051718 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Porter County Commissioners

Commissioners award contracts for courthouse renovation


Charges filed against Liberty Township man accused of pointing gun at PCSP officer


Spring Out to Sunset at Sunset Hill Park May 18- 19


NRC rejects proposed rule that would have permitted bobcat hunting and trapping

DNR: Fungal disease lethal to snakes identified in state

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Girls Track wins IHSAA Sectional title

Peterson blanks Lake Central in baseball; Trojans forge DAC tie

CHS Girls cruise to Sectional opening win

Chesterton Softball beats LaPorte 3-1

Chesterton Boys Golf beats Crown Point


Celebration of Life June 13 for Bobby Lee Yaus, 28

Catherine Louise Zaring passes away at age 64

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051618 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf

Legal Notices/051618 Porter County Educational Services Destroying Records.pdf


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council votes to keep Chesterton/Porter 911 independent


Chesterton Police Cpl. Jamie Copollo honored

9 hurt in 5-vehicle crash on I-94 here during rain


Special legislative session is over in a hurry

Indiana Senate GOP selects Bray as new leader

Westchester Library

Chester Inc. to audit Westchester Library technology infrastructure


DNR says to clean, drain and dry boating gear to stop spread of invasives


Trojan softball team beats No. 9 KV


Memorial Gathering Friday for Sandra Lee Hernandez, 71

Services Friday for Susie Hiatt Wagner, 71


Monday, May 14, 2018


ISP investigating theft allegation made by FOP against former PCSP deputy

PCSP shoots at fleeing suspect after pursuit; person of interest detained

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor council debates effectiveness of mosquito fogging; none yet scheduled

Burns Harbor TIF board to spend $7,500 on promoting Food Truck Square

Indiana / 2018 Election

Democrat Donnelly backing Trump CIA pick


NIPSCO explores options as it retires Bailly and other coal plants


DNR official opposes hunting and trapping proposals after public comments opposed


Davis earns medalist honors; CHS golfers 3rd

Trojan Boys Volleyball wins Regional title

CHS Softball rolls to three wins over the weekend

Trojan girls tennis team win regular season finale

CHS Boys Lacrosse wins

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051418 Town of Burns Harbor Town Council Ordinance 281 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/051418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Notice of Public Hearing on Superintendent Contract VCS Superintendent Contr...


Friday, May 11, 2018


Chesterton Police Commission opposes 911 merger with county

CPD: Dog attacks runner in Morningside

Town of Porter

Porter council hears public input on long range parks plan

Indiana / Lake Michigan

Indiana high court won't rehear landmark beach rights case

Business / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal posts 1 19B in 1Q outlook good

Foreign steel imports up 11 percent in April


In Indiana, Trump urges GOP to mobilize for 2018 midterms


Matthys and Hunzelman earn ICGSA Gymnast and Coach of the Year honors

Chesterton Boys Golf wins two more times

CHS Softball blanks Michigan City

CHS Boys Lacrosse drops 9-6 decision

CHS Girls Tennis falls to CP

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Robert & Leslee McGowan.pdf

Legal Notices/051118 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing PDW Petition of PoCo Redevelopment Comm.pdf


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Duneland Schools

CHS Academic Competition team members honored

CHS Wind Ensemble wins ISSMA gold

New Dunbar Scholarship for CHS seniors


Duneland YMCA tells special summer rate

Class Reunion

Register now for Class of 1968 50th Reunion


Torres fires one hitter as Trojans beat LaPorte

CHS Boys finish 3rd at Duneland Conference meet


Service Saturday for Franklin D. Mitchell, Sr.

Services Saturday for Jeanne Nugnis, 72

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051018 Town of Kouts Selling 2007 Dodge Durango.pdf


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

2018 Primary Elections

Porter County 2018 Primary Election Vote Totals

Republicans pick Bozak for County Council nomination

Pat Boy wins Democrat nod for Indiana House 9th District

Republican Dykes, Democrat Wilkening nominated in County Coroner voting

Challenger Matt Keiser ousts Beth Underwood in Liberty Trustee race

Braun defeats 2 GOP congressmen in Indiana Senate primary

Porter County Democrats return to polls in Tuesday primary elections

Duneland Schools

Brent Martinson to be new CHS Principal

Police / Fire

First responders save dogs lives in garage fire using CPR, mouth-to-mouth

Region / Nation

Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement


Chesterton Boys golf gets double win

CHS Girls Tennis blanks Portage

Trojan Softball routs Merrillville

LaPorte walks off win over Trojans in baseball

Chesterton Girls 6th at DAC Meet

CHS Boys Lacrosse falls 11-8


Geraldine 'Gerrie' M. Kopko services Thursday

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/050918 Discovery Charter School Notice of Request for Proposals Food Operation and Management Services.pdf


Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Annual Letter Carriers Food Drive is Saturday, May 12

Police / Fire

ISP: Semi trailer overturns on I80 94 this am in Lake County

Coroner: Porter fire victim died of smoke inhalation

DNR: Turkey hunter fires at white hits another hunter in the shoulder


Indiana special session to take up school takeover measure

Environment / Great Lakes

Illinois seeks talks on keeping Asian carp from Great Lakes


Chesterton Girls Tennis outlasts Valpo


Chesterton community leader Ronald Reglein mourned

2018 Elections

Primary Election Results

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Andy Bozak and Emerson DeLaney vie for County Council 1st District Republican nomination

Pat Boy and Duane Perry seek Democrat nomination to open Indiana 9th House seat

Six Republicans vie for US House 1st District nomination

Democrats Larry Chubb, Tony Daggett, Pete Visclosky vie for congress nomination

Thomas Ampeliotis and Cyndi Dykes seek Republican nomination for Coroner

Dale Bagnall and Randy Wilkening seek Democrat nomination for Coroner

Republicans: Liberty Trustee Beth Underwood challenged by Matt Keiser

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050818 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 2018 Street Pothole Patching.pdf

Legal Notices/050818 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Robert & Kathleen Nickless.pdf


Monday, May 7, 2018

Police / Fire

Porter man dies in apartment fire Friday

PCSP Man charged with arson in Pine garage fire

CFD: Stain soaked rags combust in garage


State warns that ticks are active now; prevent tick borne illness and exposure


CHS Boys finish 3rd at Valpo Relays

Trojan Boys Golf wins twice


Memorial Service Saturday for Timothy C. Dietz

Memorial Service Saturday for Christina Jean Hager

Services Wednesday for Maryanna C. Kuziela

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing DSV Petition of Herbert Property Enterprises.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Nancy A Sutton.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Petition of Paul and Barbara Brubaker.pdf

Legal Notices/050718 Porter County Plan Commission Notice of Public Hearing UV Victoria Vinet.pdf


Friday, May 4, 2018

Porter County

Croquet group eyes long term land lease at Sunset Hill Farm

Groundbreaking for Sunset Hill Farm grain bin center on May 18

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Gensel appoints special prosecutor to review Pavilion project allegations

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050418 Town of Burns Harbor Amendments to Ch 14 and Ch 18.pdf

Legal Notices/050418 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Eagle Crossing LLC.pdf


Thursday, May 3, 2018


Chesterton Softball wins at Valparaiso

Late rally lifts CHS Baseball to 7-3 win

Trojan Girls Tennis beats Andrean 3-0


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Contract awarded for park boxcar restroom

Park Board OKs June 3 concert in Thomas Park promoting school safety

Lake Michigan

Record lake whitefish caught in boat off Portage


CHS boys golf team gets two DAC wins

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

CHS Baseball beats Mich City 7-2

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals


Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Paramedic 'dog-whisperer' reunites Finn the Puppy with trucker owner


CPD: Driver injured after train hits car at 15th St crossing

2018 Elections

Indiana GOP Senate hopefuls rehash lines of attack at debate

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050118 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Beverly Shores Changes to Town Code and Zoning.pdf


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

2018 Elections

Duneland polling places for May 8 primary election On Tuesday

Candidate List for 2018 Primary Elections

BMV to offer extra hours May 7, 8 for ID issuance

AP: Indiana Senate candidate Braun's business record and his rhetoric don't line up


With girls joining the ranks Boy Scouts plan a name change


NiSource posts Q1 net income of $276M

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS boys golf team wins twice

CHS Baseball beats Michigan City 7-2

Trojan Softball routs Portage 14-4 for DAC win

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

CHS Tennis falls 3-2

Chesterton Boys Track drops DAC double dual



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