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Monday, September 24, 2018

Business / Steel / Region

USW reports progress in USS negotiations talks to continue

US, China hike tariffs as trade war intensifies


PCSP: Boone Grove School bus driver let students drive her bus

Trooper stops wrong way driver on Toll Road

ISP: Charged with OWI in three vehicle accident

ISP: Trucker leads trooper on 20 mile pursuit on I-65


Indiana child welfare agency responds to court's criticism

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojans, McCoy play well at Golf Regional

Chesterton Football falls 20-14 in double OT

CHS Boys XC finishes 4th at Macnider Invite

Chesterton Girls XC 10th at Macnider Invite

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/092418 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids One Bituminous Distributor.pdf

Legal Notices/092418 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Four Dump Trucks with Plows.pdf

Legal Notices/092418 Blachly Tabor Bozik Hartman Invitation to Bid PoCo Parks and Rec Sunset Hill Farm Restrooms.pdf



Friday, September 21, 2018

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor begins process to build new town hall and community center


Indiana Finance Authority OKs Toll Road deal and rate hike

Porter County

County moves forward with wellness clinics for county workers

Phase 2: Renovation of County Courthouse sees groundbreaking

Commissioners hear plan to renovate Opera House, a living Civil War memorial

Environment / Community / Indiana

Shirley Heinze Land Trust honored with Governor Award of Environmental Excellence


CHS Volleyball beats Valparaiso in 5 games

Trojan Boys Tennis falls to No 9 Munster


Local ceremony September 29 for Mary Lynne Williams


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Business / Economy / Environment / Region

NIPSCO seeks to retire most coal fired plants in next 5 years

Higher NIPSCO gas rates in effect October 1

USW on USS negotiations: Time is running out


Two on cycle die in US 20 crash; driver charged with OWI

Phony $100 bill passed at Jimmy John's

Chesterton High School

Homecoming royalty candidates announced

Region / Indiana

Senator Young visits Port of Indiana Burns Harbor


CHS Boys Soccer outlasts Portage

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/092018 Porter County Recycling Notice to Bidders Collection Transportation.pdf


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Duneland Schools

School board hires athletic coaches

Town of Chesterton

West Morgan sewer main to be sliplined

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor moving forward with fire department addition


ODPD: Stolen vehicle rolls into Burns Waterway

Porter woman charged with home improvement fraud and exploitation

CPD: Tries to withdraw 20K from Chase account

Chesterton High School Sports

Boys Tennis sweeps Michigan City

CHS Girls Soccer beats Portage 8-0

Trojan Volleyball falls in 5 games

Legal Notices

Services Friday for Frederick Joseph 'Bud' Lenburg

Services Saturday for David D. Burns, age 31

Joyce Victoria Olson passes away at age 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091918 Indiana American Water Legal Notice Petition of Indiana American Water Company.pdf

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Duneland Schools

School Board members differ over student transfer policy

Fractional property tax rate hike after Board OKs debt payment transfer

Benches to mark Duneland Schools 50th at homecoming party

Steel / Labor / Region / Economy

Steelworkers vote to authorize strike against ArcelorMittal

Town of Chesterton

East Porter Avenue at box culvert remains closed


Two Troop 929 Scouts earn Eagle rank


No. 2 Chesterton Boys Soccer ties No. 16 Hammond Morton, 2-2

Trojan Tennis beats Lowell


Services Thursday for, Martha Murphy, age 72

Joanne Cox passes away at age 91


Monday, September 17, 2018

Business / Region

Water Company seeks to raise rates by 16 percent by 2020

USW continues to meet with USS but reports little progress

Brewery tanks offloaded last week at Port of Indiana Burns Harbor

Police / Traffic

Bicyclist struck by pickup, killed in Valparaiso

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys soccer team knocks off defending State Champ

CHS Girls soccer team shuts out Highland

CHS Girls Golf takes 2nd at IHSAA Sectional, advances to Regionals

CHS Tennis 2nd at Portage Invitational

Trojan Girls cross country finishes 4th at New Prairie

CHS Boys cross country 6th at New Prairie Invite

Chesterton Football falls at Valparaiso


Memorial gathering Wednesday for Robert S. Bryant, age 62


Legal Notices/091718 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids Four Dump Trucks with Plows.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Porter County Highway Dept Notice of Receiving Bids One Bituminous Distributor.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 284 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/091718 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 285 2018.pdf


Friday, September 14, 2018


Two local students named National Merit Semifinalists

Business / Nation / Region

Feds hunt for gas blast cause at NiSource subsidiary

Westchester Library

Westchester Library drops limits on patrons' computer access

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action calls on DNR to hold public meeting on proposed Pavilion project changes


Art Comp 2018 winners announced


CHS Girls Soccer blanks Kankakee Valley 6-0

Trojan Boys Tennis beats LaPorte 4-1

Chesterton Volleyball falls 3-0 at LaPorte


Services Saturday for Matthew Robert DeLache

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091418 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/091418 Richard E Anderson Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Wilbert Hamstra Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/091418 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations.pdf


Thursday, September 13, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW says USS proposal still falls short


Water safety and survival workshop Monday

Duneland Community Service Appreciation Night at CHS Girls Soccer

Duneland Community Prayer Breakfast to be held October 3

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to use its own ambulance service

Police / Traffic

Motorcyclist crashes on I-65


No. 2 CHS boys soccer beats No. 7 Lake Central 2-1


Services Saturday for Matthew Robert DeLache


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

US Steel submits revised contract proposal to the USW

USW Local 6787 to vote on strike Monday


Rotary Barbeque Chicken Saturday

Preregister for Red Kite Treasure Adventure for children on the autism spectrum

Town of Porter

Town of Porter OKs micropantry donation box

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS girls soccer teams beat Lake Central 3-2

Trojan Volleyball beats Merrillville

CHS Boys Tennis falls 3 2 to Valparaiso

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf

Legal Notices/091218 Notice of Public Hearing Petition of James P Tarnowski.pdf


Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council doubles brush/leaf fee

Jim Ton interested in ban on jake brakes on Indiana 49

Porter County

Tax exemption for lease for prosecutor division in question


Early voting at Chesterton Town Hall begins Oct. 10


CHS flag installation commemorates those lost on 9/11


Duneland Schools to host series on the operation of education


Chesterton Girls Golf finishes fifth in DAC Tournament


Monday, September 10, 2018

Duneland School Board Elections

Two of three school board races contested; Trout bows out

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW Talks with Arcelor have stalled; strike vote is possible

USW returns to table with USS; locals support strike

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer stays unbeaten with 3-0 win

Chesterton Girls Soccer blanks Hobart 9-0

Trojan Tennis win Lowell Invitational

Bullock wins; CHS 2nd at Bob Thomas Invite

Chesterton Boys 2nd at Bob Thomas Invite

Trojan Volleyball finishes 2-2 at CHS Invite

Chesterton Football falls at LaPorte


David Stephen Hamilla, age 70, passes away

Donna K. Atherton passes away at age 70

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/091018 AIL Coffee Creek LLC Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Advisory Plan Petition of AIL Coffe Creek LLC.p...

Legal Notices/091018 Liberty Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Liberty Township 2019 Budget.pdf


Friday, September 7, 2018


Appeals Court throws out statements in Upper Deck murder

Porter County

Shorthanded Porter County park board nixes overtime request

Town of Chesterton

Boxcar restroom retrofit continues so does Waskom project


National Lakeshore gets 'war machine' to fight invasive species


Young, Donnelly, Visclosky support for South Shore West Lake project

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Boys Soccer blanks Crown Point 3-0

Chesterton Girls Soccer shuts out Lowell 9-0

CHS Boys Tennis wins

Trojan Volleyball falls to Michigan City

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/090718 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Sale Chesterton Utility 90 Vactor Sewer Cleaner.pdf

Legal Notices/090718 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers VCS Bus Replacement Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/090718 Valparaiso Community Schools VCS Capital Projects Plan.pdf


Thursday, September 6, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

More USW locals vote to authorize strike against USS

August steel import applications down

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools Superintendent Bolinger sets public input sessions

Chesterton High School Homecoming is September 21

Duneland Education Foundation 2nd annual 5K Homecoming Hustle September 22


Human skeletal remains found near Porter Regional Hospital

Health / Elections

Sen. Donnelly reacts to suit which could end insurance for preexisting conditions


Chesterton Volleyball beats Highland

Trojan Girls Golf falls to Munster 184 213


Services Monday for Nancy G. Vrska, age 87

Legal Notics

Legal Notices/090618 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Taxpayers DSC 19 Capital Projects Plan Bus Replacement.pdf

Legal Notices/090618 IDEM Notice of 30 Days for Public Comment Air Permit Beemsterboer Slag Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/090618 NICTD Request for Bidders NICTD Catenary Wire.pdf


Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW locals vote to strike but USS does not anticipate one

Town of Chesterton

Championship croquet facility proposed for Dogwood Park

Community / Library

1000 Books Before Kindergarten registration and storytimes at Thomas and Hageman


NICTD seeks to move West Lake corridor project into engineering phase


CHS girls soccer team beats No. 18 Crown Point

Chesterton Girls Golf falls at Valparaiso

Trojan Boys Tennis gets 4-1 Duneland Conference win

Trojan Volleyball picks up 5 game DAC win


David W. Hoenke passes away at age 90

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/2018 Porter County Tax Sale 090518.pdf

Legal Notices/090518 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders Pumper Fire Apparatus.pdf


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

USW USS to extend contract, but strike votes to be held


4 killed in wrong way Toll Road crash


Trojan Football falls 28-10 in Duneland Conference opener

No. 9 CHS Boys beat No. 16 Munster 2-0

CHS girls cross country team 7th at Marion Invitational

CHS cross country team 9th at Marion Invite


Memorial Service September 16 for Michele Weimer Tribole

Private services for Ray Frederick Dickinson

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/090418 Porter County Board of Commissioners Ordinance No 18 19.pdf


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