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Friday, February 12, 2016

Town of Burns Harbor

New Burns Harbor RDC members retain master development firm

Police / Fire / Traffic

Coroner: Valpo man involved in deadly crash

Pedestrian hit by vehicle on Sturdy Road dies

Valpo man sustains head injuries in US 30 crash

CFD: Car fire on Ind. 49 backs up lunch traffic

CPD: Dunes Coin Op Laundromat burglarized

Police / Region / History

Autopsy reports found from 1929 Valentine's Day massacre

Police / Weather / Town of Porter

Porter residents reminded of snow ordinance

Voice of the People

Letter to the Editor: A Republican Governor once stepped in the save the Indiana Dunes State Park

Letter to the Editor: Help oppose HB1247


Trojan Gymnasts get win at Merrillville


Private services for Sallianne Lauman, 83

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021216 Porter County Plan St Andrews Development.pdf

Legal Notices/021216 Porter County Plan Wheeler.pdf

Legal Notices/021216 Porter County Additional Appropriations.pdf


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Indiana / Elections

GOP stunned Senate hopeful may be short of ballot signatures

Indiana / Economy

2 Indiana HVAC plants moving to Mexico costing 2100 jobs

Indiana / Environment / Business

DNR revises southern Indiana Forest plan based on 'considerable public input'

Town of Burns Harbor

Leaf pickup service may be coming to Burns Harbor

Reader Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Oppose beach banquet center without attacking Heather Ennis

Letter to the Editor: Aesthetics low, yuck factor high in proposed banquet center design

Police / Fire

CFD comes to Best Western guest's rescue with a ring cutter


Register now for Race 3 in YMCA race series

Duneland Y seeks donations for planned outdoor garden

CHS grad Brendan Balfe stars in 'Endangered' at Chicago's Rhinofest

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021116 Pine Twp Annual Financial Report.pdf

Legal Notices/021116 Porter County Plan Hearing DDALT Corp.pdf

Legal Notices/021116 Porter County Public Library Network Infrastructure.pdf


Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Environment / Region

Shirley Heinze Capital Campaign helps protect 500 acres

Wide range of programs in February at National Lakeshore

Obama requests $3.1B for National Park Service operations

Porter County

County Animal Shelter maintains no kill status

Indiana / Elections

Indiana's Pence changes running mate before election

Stutzman attacks GOP foe Young over US Senate ballot status

Town of Porter

Porter thanks Rep. Moseley for saplings; veteran police detective to retire

Indiana / Environment / Region

Letter to the editor Paid lobbyists dominate Pavilion Partners backers

Indiana / History

Indiana State Museum unveils mallet tied to Abraham Lincoln

Indiana Legislature

Senate panel plans changes to limits in police video bill


ISP: Police impersonator was genuine officer


CHS Gymnasts post season best score

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/021016 IN Dept Natural Resources Concession Opportunities.pdf

Legal Notices/021016 NICTD Request for Bidders Asphalt Paving.pdf

Legal Notices/021016 Porter Twp Annual Financial Report 2015.pdf


Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Town of Chesterton / Business

Infrastructure work begins on strip mall and office buildings at Coffee Creek Center

Indiana Legislature / Education

Teachers legislative forum hears retention efforts rips charter schools

Indiana / Elections

Indiana lieutenant governor stepping down midterm

Ex-GOP chairman Holcomb drops US Senate campaign

Indiana / Health / Environment

Indiana reports 1st case of Zika virus

Traffic / Weather

INDOT salt trucks out in force ahead of cold


PCSP: Pet Haven burglar leaves footprints in the snow


Visitation and Service Friday for Anne Louise Hattery, 99

Service and Visitation Saturday for Florence Poppo, 100

Service and Visitation Friday for Virginia W. Parker, 90

Visitation and Celebration Wednesday for William Sipich, Sr.

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020916 Chesterton Utility Service Board Notice to Bidders Morningside.pdf

Legal Notices/020916 Proter County Ordinance 16 02.pdf

Legal Notices/020916 Town of Chesterton Stormwater Management Notice to Bidders Porter Avenue.pdf


Monday, February 8, 2016

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal net loss in 2015: $7,946,000,000

Business / Government / Taxes

Ball State study: TIF diverts money from quality of life spending


ISP: Police impersonator likely in I-65 traffic stop

Accused of trying to smuggle cell phone to man in jail under federal indictment

Indiana / Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Action issues statement against HB 1247

Letter to the Editor: HB1247 backers quite cozy with their friends in the legislature

Two letters against HB 1247


Letter to the Editor: The Chesterton Tribune has done it again

Chesterton High School

Speech team wins Munster Invite


Chesterton Wrestlers win 4 Regional Titles

Trojan Girls Swimming Diving wins 17th straight Sectional title

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1976 seeks classmate info

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020816 IN Dept Natural Resources Concession Opportunities.pdf

Legal Notices/020816 Jackson Township Annual Financial Report 2015.pdf

Legal Notices/020816 Pleasant Township Annual Financial Report 2015.pdf

Legal Notices/020816 Porter County Ordinance 1603.pdf

Legal Notices/020816 Porter County Ordinance No 1604.pdf


Friday, February 5, 2016

2016 elections

Chesterton's Jim Biggs files for North County Commissioner making a 3 way race

Commissioner John Evans not seeking reelection

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

No word from Arcelor on USW's January 21 comprehensive contract proposal

Port of Indiana Burns Harbor has 3rd best year in its history in 2015

Porter County

County Park Board prepares $4 million request for Sunset Hill Ed center and Aukiki Park

Indiana / Region / Reader Opinions

Letter to the Editor: Political appointees putting greed ahead of families at Indiana DNR

Letter to the Editor: Can't have fun at the beach without alcohol, think again


ISP: Don't drink and drive on Super Bowl Sunday


CHS boys basketball team hangs on against Michigan City

Chesterton girls swim team set up for 17th straight Sectional Title

State Park Little League Registration starts Saturday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020516 Porter County BZA Underwood Liberty Twp.pdf

Legal Notices/020516 Porter County Plan Walker.pdf

Legal Notices/020516 Porter County Plan Westfall.pdf

Legal Notices/020516 Town of Porter Bids Dune Forest Trail.pdf

Legal Notices/020516 Town of Porter Bids Wagner Hills.pdf


Thursday, February 4, 2016

2016 elections

Candidate filing ends Friday at noon; empty spots remain on GOP ballot


Dunes Action Banquet Center fight on agenda in Valpo

Letter to the editor: State Parks were created to be free of commercialism; say no to banquet center at the beach


State Rep. Moseley's veteran and safety bills pass House

Senate approves bill that would create child abuse registry

HEC: Bill would make it harder for IDEM to prevent 'environmental disasters'


CHS Girls fall in Sectional opener

Registration dates set for Liberty Rec T-ball Baseball and Softball

Duneland Diamond Babe Ruth baseball registration


Private services for Olga M. Ayres, age 91

Services Saturday for Helen Marie Jandura, 90

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020416 IN Dept Natural Resources Concession Opportunities.pdf

Legal Notices/020416 Town of Chesterton HMA Bidders.pdf


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Duneland School Board

School Board approves boys and girls tennis at CMS


House passes State Park alcohol bill 58-38

House OKs Soliday bill for gas and cigarette tax hikes for roads

Senate approves Pence plan for roads funding

Indiana Toll Road to undergo $200 million in improvements

Letters to the editor: Readers oppose HB1247 and State Park banquet centerto loosen state park alcohol rules

Porter County

Commissioners tell cost cutting plans; wellness participation urged

County to begin investing hospital money

Community / Chesterton High School

Coffee House for Natural Helpers set for Tuesday at CHS


Crimes against persons and property down in unincorporated Porter County


CHS boys swim team blasts Highland

CHS Gymnasts fall at Valparaiso 112.2 110.8

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020316 Burns Harbor Sanitation Public Hearing Notice.pdf

Legal Notices/020316 Porter County Public Library Cash and Inv 2015.pdf

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Duneland School Board

School Board splits 3-2 to approve Chesterton Fiber optic agreement

Duneland lists projects for summer; Bailly 4th graders learn engineering

2016 Elections

Jeff Trout files for Republican North County Commissioner

Business / Labor / Steel / Region

Steelworkers ratify 3 year contract with US Steel

Environment / Indiana Dunes

National Park Service to restore Great Marsh wetlands in Beverly Shores


Letter to the Editor: Oppose the beach banquet center and keep Lake County-style politics out of Porter County

Local PBS TV Lakeshore Report going off the air

Indiana Legislature

Indiana Senate will not vote on bill to protect gay rights

Indiana House backs bill to limit state environmental rules

Indiana AG sues 3 companies in alleged tax sale scheme


Visitation and Services Thursday for Bobby J. Ivie, age 75

Robert Wallace 'Bob' Martin passes away at age 61

Service Thursday, February 4 for Lynn Frances Lukmann

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020216 Chesterton Utility Service Board Notice to Bidders Morningside.pdf

Legal Notices/020216 IN Dept Natural Resources Concession Opportunities.pdf

Legal Notices/020216 Town of Chesterton Stormwater Management Notice to Bidders Porter Avenue.pdf

Monday, February 1, 2016

Chesterton High School

CHS Debate team wins State Championship for third straight year

Police / Porter County

FBI collects more county health plan documents

Police / Fire / Emergency

NWI responders battling avian flu

Porter County

Porter County officials to meet with investment advisor for foundation


NWI Forum meets at casino, elects officers, reviews year


House committee OKs Soliday road funding bill

Reader Opinion / Indiana / Environment

Readers continue to write Voice of the People letters against private banquet hall at Dunes State Park

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Wrestlers win 2nd straight Sectional Title

CHS Boys swim to 20th straight Duneland Conference title

Trojan Gymnasts 2nd at CHS Invitational

Hot 3-point shooting not enough for Chesterton

Trojan Girls fall in regular season finale

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/020116 Indiana Alcohol Tobacco Commission February 11 Hearing.pdf


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