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Friday,  November 28, 2014

Business: Take the Chamber's tour of local shops and eateries from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday

Hometown Holiday Celebration Saturday

USW commends ITC for continuing antidumping case against Korea and Turkey

CO a danger during winter heating season

Town of Chesterton: Ways to improve business visibility on East Indian Boundary Road limited

Schools: CHS Madrigal dinner tickets on sale now

Police: Sex offender who admitted violating probation avoids jail and gets GPS monitoring

Dial phone carefully; scammers hope you get it wrong

Indiana: Legislators question child caseload failure

Chesterton High School Sports: Boys Hoops season opens Saturday at Mishawaka

CHS Boys Swim Team opens Saturday at home

Obituary: Mary Elizabeth Moran dies at 72

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112814 IBCD Additional Approps.pdf

Legal Notices/112814 Valparaiso Community Schools Tax Anticipation Warrant Sale.pdf

Legal Notices/112814 Valparaiso Public Works Surplus Property.pdf

Legal Notices/112814 Valparaiso Redev Commission Amendment Valparaiso EDAP.pdf


Wednesday,  November 26, 2014

Community: Hometown Holiday Celebration Saturday

YMCA Dancing Like the Stars a smash hit

Town of Porter: Freight hauler eyes Porter US 20 site; beach rentals, food approved for 2015

NPS taking trail upkeep; Town of Porter and Duneland Schools talk TIF revenue

Indiana Dunes: NPS gearing up to celebrate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore 50th anniversary

Town of Chesterton: Atherton tells council that Sexton has water again

New combined sewers banned in Chesterton

Police: Kouts man hurt in morning crash on 49

Sports: CHS Girls swim past Merrillville

Obituary: Geroge W. Kalas services Saturday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112614 City of Valparaiso Redev Commission Consolidated Area Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Indiana Alcohol Tobacco Commission Dec 11 Hearing.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Town of Burns Harbor Hearing Tax Abatement.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Town of Chesterton Sewage Works Rates.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Valparaiso City Utilities Intent to Sell Bonds.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders.pdf

Legal Notices/112614 Valparaiso Council Surplus Property.pdf


Tuesday,  November 25, 2014

Town of Chesterton: Council asks attorney to draft chicken ordinance for review

Apply now for seats on municipal boards

Parking snow ban to take effect late tonight

Police: Beware: Tis the season to be scammed when shopping on line, fa la la la la

Probation for ex-Valpo Schools worker who stole to cover casino losses

ISP: Winds blow semi on its side on I-65

CPD: Search for suicidal man south of Washington Ave. ends peacefully

Community: Porter County 4H Enrollment open for 2015

Class Reunion: CHS Class of 2004 reunion is December 20

State / Education: Indiana Supreme Court weighs school busing fees

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/112514 Town of Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations.pdf


Monday,  November 24, 2014

Police: Beware of reshipping scam; you could lose your money and become a felon

ISP: Hebron man badly injured in crash on Indiana 2

Portage smoke shop robbed at gunpoint

ISP: Samurai sword, not machete, used in fatal stabbing

Business / Steel: US Steel to build new HQ in Pittsburgh

Environment: Rebounding bobcats expand range in Indiana

Region: Milwaukee auxiliary bishop to head Gary diocese

Indiana: Oops: Indiana BMV mistakenly sends $60,000 to 254 Hoosier drivers

Rep. Soliday selected Asst. Majority Floor Leader

Chesterton High School: CHS Show Choirs have good first competition

CHS speech 2nd at LaPorte Open

Sports: Chesterton Girls beat South Central 58-38

CHS Wrestlers begin season 3-1 at Super Duals

Obituaries: Edward 'Ed' Gustafson dies at 84

Donald K. Robey dies at age 55

Valerie Lambert services Wednesday

Robert G. Helmchen dies at age 79

Jason Yaros services Wednesday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/Porter County Ordinance No 14 15 112414_Legal Notice template.pdf


Friday,  November 21, 2014

Town of Chesterton: Planners approve two subdivisions, strip mall; Coffee Creek Center assisted living advances

Bill Sexton has water again after new $900 well installed

Porter County: County RDC: Airport TIF is 'ready to implement'

Police: Michigan City man charged with rape of Gary woman at Chesterton park

PCSP: Valpo woman found driving stolen auto

Business / Economy: OUCC settlement would slash water company proposed rate hike

Indiana: BMV excise tax refund to cost counties 19 million

Indiana ethics chief seeks changes after scandals

Chicago: Court split keeps Illinois red light camera law

CTA approves 2015 budget with no fare increases

Sports: CHS Wrestling opens Saturday at Super Duals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112114 Burns Harbor Ordinance 258-2014.pdf

Legal Notices/112114 Porter County Auditor Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/112114 Porter County Jail Bids Sewer Screening.pdf

Legal Notices/112114 Porter County Parks & Rec Farm Land for Lease 43.pdf

Legal Notices/112114 Porter County Parks & Rec Farm Land for Lease 47.pdf

Legal Notices/112114 Porter County Parks & Rec Farm Land for Lease 53 63.pdf


Thursday,  November 20, 2014

Porter County: County 911 dispatch upgrade to track ambulances

Excavating business eyed for US 6 earns 3-1 vote from County BZA

Police: Daytime gunpoint robbery of Valpo 7/11

CPD K9 partner Igor breaks leg in training

Environment / Weather: NOAA: Globe set another hottest month record in October, 5th so far this year

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Indiana: State child services agency missing caseload standard

Indiana taking applications for preschool program in only four counties

Class Reunion: CHS Class of 1970 seeking classmates for 2015 reunion

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/112014 Porter County Notice of Intent.pdf


Wednesday,  November 19, 2014

Porter County: Commissioners extend ambulance contract with Porter Health Systems

Residents give support to water ordinance; concern looms over fees

Porter County opts not to join Toll Road bid

Jail policy on medication disposal criticized

Busines / Steel / Health: Porter Health unit acquires Steel Family and USS Family health centers

State Legislature: Indiana lawmakers sworn in on Organization Day

Police / Region: Man arrested on charges over dismembered body

Town of Chesterton: Ordinance would prohibit new combined sewers

Environment / Lake Michigan: Army Corps considers new front in Asian carp war

Sports: Chesterton girls basketball team beats Bowman Academy

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111914 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No 14-13.pdf

Legal Notices/111914 Porter County Commissioners Ordinance No 14-14.pdf

Legal Notices/111914 Valparaiso City Utilities Intent to Sell Bonds.pdf


Tuesday,  November 18, 2014

Town of Chesterton / Town of Porter: Bill Sexton still waterless; jerry rigged hose freezes; Utility accepts no blame

Long agenda greets Chesterton planners

Porter County: Excavating business proposed in Liberty Township on BZA agenda

Visitor center redesign presentation on tourism board agenda

Town of Burns Harbor: Bats and asbestos shouldn't slow Westport Community Club removal

Police: CPD: Property stolen from Dunelanders' vehicles recovered in Hobart; is it yours?

Dismembered body found in missing man's car trunk

CPD Two injured, one cited in US 20 accident


Sue Hyle services set for Saturday

Services Wednesday for Roberta R. 'Bobbie' Taylor

Judith L. Thames services Wednesday

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/111814 Burns Harbor Redev Commission Request for Proposals.pdf


Monday,  November 17, 2014

Porter County: Public hearing for Stormwater Management ordinance Tuesday

Region: South Shore fare hike looms in 2015; Pine Township land buy approved

Jerry Hanas honored for service to South Shore commuter line

Elections: County vote total up 61 in official count; complaint heard

Community / Library: WPL Director Phil Baugher honored by Indiana Library Federation for lifetime achievement

Chesterton High School: CHS debaters take second at Munster

CHS speech team 4th at Culver

State / Traffic: INDOT prepping for winter statewide

Sports: CHS Girls Swim beats Highland in opener

Chesterton Girls Hoops win opener 48-44

Trojan Girls Hoops fall to Mishawaka

CHS Wrestling to hold 2nd Annual Alumni Day


Marjorie Jean Crego services today

Paul B. Flisiak services Thursday

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/111714 Porter County Plan Minor Sub Chandler.pdf

Legal Notices/111714 Town of Ogden Dunes Additional Appropriations.pdf


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