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Friday, June 28, 2019

Region / Business

Port of Indiana takes shipment of giant rubber tire gantry cranes for CSX

Town of Chesterton

BZA sets public hearing on tattoo parlor on South Calumet

Town of Porter

Porter firefighters honored

Community

Gary Diocese elects Father Michael Yadron interim administrator

Elections / Indiana

Candidate announces GOP bid for Indiana attorney general

Police

DNR to crack down on boating while drunk

Obituary

Services Monday for Richard J. Lee, Jr., 76

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062819 Ivy Tech Community College Notice to Public and Bidders Ivy Tech Lab Floor Repairs.pdf

Legal Notices/062819 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Add App Fire Ambulance Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Town Elections

Deadline near to apply to fill ballot vacancies, minor party deadline looms

Community / Business

Steel Barrel Tavern Grand Opening Saturday in 'Saturday's Child building' downtown Porter

Environment / Indiana

IDEM issues Air Quality Action Day today

Education / Region

Portage charter adult high school holds graduation

Community / Library

Concert and movie continues with music by Lee Murdock and 'Grease'

Region

State Representative Ed Soliday tells study committee seats

NIRPC seeks public input on transportation plan

South Shore to run extra trains Sunday for Pride event

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/062719 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Aberdeen Manor Jax Craft and Spirits.p...

 

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter seeks proposals for Kids Cove Park playground equipment

Town of Chesterton

Duneland School Board member wants to know cash balances in Chesterton TIF accounts

Community

Chesterton Lions' pancakes, Turtle Derby and Duck Race at Family 4th Fest

Police

Scammers threaten woman with arrest on drug charges, get her to send money

Business / Steel / Region

Steel imports down in May

Environment

Izaak Walton League honors Norm and Pat Hellmers in battle to protect Dunes Pavilion and beach

DNR seeks volunteers to count turkeys and broods

Region / Police / Nation

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062619 Town of Burns Harbor Notice to Taxpayers Burns Harbor Additional Appropriations Fire Ambulance Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/062619 Town of Porter Request for Proposals Porter Park Department Playground Equipment.pdf

 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Town of Chesterton -- Town Council

Cincoski urges residents to get to State Park fireworks early on Monday

Community / Police

Legal discharge of fireworks begins Saturday

Community

Local Rotary celebrates year of accomplishments installs officers

Community / Environment

Izaak Walton League Fairy Festival rescheduled for Saturday June 29

Business / Economy / Region

State jobless rate stable but mixed bag in NWI

Restructured NICTD board meets for first time, hears of dip in ridership

New NICTD board hears updates on West Lake, double tracking projects

 

Monday, June 24, 2019

Duneland Schools

Chip Pettit is new Duneland Schools Superintendent

CHS returns from Speech and Debate Nationals with one top 60 finish

Environment

Shirley Heinze adds 34 acres on Little Calumet River here

Flooding closes Glenwood Dunes Trail

Indiana

Indiana boosts security on drivers licenses and ID cards

Police

Pedestrian hit by semi on I-94 in Pine Township

ISP: Multiple charges filed after I-94 stop near Portage today

Foot pursuit foils burglary, leads to arrest in Porter

 

Friday, June 21, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Planners hear pitch for a Dollar General on the old Lipinski Automotive property

Bartronics LLC seeks rezone of three R3 lots on South 12th Street to B2

Community

Fish tales abound at MS4 kids fishing derby

Porter County / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Visitor Center theater to get upgrades

Elections / Indiana / Nation

Group sues for records on US election hacking vulnerability

Obituary

JoAnne Samila passes away at age 86

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/062119 Abonmarche Consultants Advertisement for Bid Town of Porter Comm Crossings Contract 2.pdf

Legal Notices/062119 Abonmarche Consultants Town of Porter Comm Crossings Contract 1.pdf

 

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Business / Region / Steel

USS Gary Works blast furnace idling won't lead now to layoffs

Business / Indiana / Region

Journeyman Distillery nets $5M tax credit for new Valpo location

Porter County

Porter County Park Board OKs change order for education center parking lot

Police

Plot thickens in liquor theft pursuit

Chesterton High School

Select CHS viola quartet performs at Notre Dame

Class Reunion

2019 mini reunion to include 25 years of CHS classes

Region

House passes Visclosky 2020 Defense Appropriation Act, military pay raises

Obituaries

Services Tuesday for Dale K. Wingate, age 71

Kenneth E. Coslet passes away at age 91

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Business / Region / Steel

USS to idle Gary Works blast furnace as the market softens

IOSHA fines Arcelor Indiana Harbor $10,000 for lead cadmium violations

Police

Former hospital nurse gets probation after admitting taking fentanyl

ISP: Good Samaritan carjacked in Newton County

Health / Nation

Marijuana use doubles in US pregnant women to 1 in 14

Environment

Great Lakes states provinces team up on invasive species

Sports

CHS basketball standout Wadding scores in Jr. All-Star Games

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Duneland Schools

School Board takes questions on superintendent contract

Town of Chesterton

Despite 8-plus inches of rain in May, Utility never forced to bypass

Oakwood Drive resident concerned by high water in wetlands off South 11th Street

Local History

Undertaker records tell death and life in Victorian Westchester Township

Township Library

Library board approves draft 2020 budget

Police

PCSP: Dad and daughter in high-speed pursuit on Fathers Day

Indiana / Region

Hoosiers urged to report blocked RR crossings

Obituary

Jerry E. Martin, 85, passes away

 

Monday, June 17, 2019

Business / Indiana

Governor Holcomb to chair meeting Wednesday at Urschel here

Police / Town of Chesterton

Police Commission discusses traffic stacking problem at the Dunkin Donuts

Indiana

Purdue tuition freeze remains through 2020-21 on main campus

Indiana opioid RX down 35 percent since 2013

Environment / Lake Michigan

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project

Obituary

Jerry E. Martin, 85, passes away

 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Community

Apply now for Duneland 4th of July Parade

Business / Community

Access/Inspire moves into 505 Warehouse Building, motivating relationships and more

Police

Cocoa powder and lithium batteries don't mix in I-94 crash near Burns Harbor today

CPD pursues suspected shoplifters to state line

Porter County

Porter County Park Board Monday

Class Reunion

CHS Class of 1979 planning 40th reunion Saturday, August 3

Obituaries

Services Tuesday for Leonard N. Sullivan, age 89

Carol Sue Bushore passes away at age 74

Services Monday for Lester Carl Borg, age 76

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/061419 Abonmarche Consultants Advertisement for Bid Town of Porter Comm Crossings Contract 2.pdf

Legal Notices/061419 Abonmarche Consultants Town of Porter Comm Crossings Contract 1.pdf

Legal Notices/061419 NICTD Request for Proposers NICTD Dispatch PhoneRadio System.pdf

Legal Notices/061419 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Additional Appropriations for 2019.pdf

Legal Notices/061419 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Taxpayers Amended Capital Projects Plan.pdf

Legal Notices/061419 Westchester Public Library Notice to Taxpayers Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Indiana

Ball State University details cuts and approves tuition hike

Region

Bike event may impact South Shore service Friday

New video shows adult cows being abused at Indiana farm

Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes State Park Interpretive Program Schedule

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter Town Council donates to DBIG/Lions Family 4th Fest

New trail to Little Calumet River built at Hawthorne Park

Register now for Kids Fishing Derby on June 19

Porter County

Commissioners OK United Consulting for engineering on two bridges

Police

ISP: Wrong way driver in head-on crash on I-80/94

Obituaries

Service and gathering Sunday for Gerald Blake Hébert, 84

Services Friday for Dean D. Marlatt, age 78

Private services for Douglas John Meyer

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Town Council hears idea for angled parking on West Indiana Avenue

Street paving work continues in Chesterton

Police and Fire

Man charged in Saturday pursuit suspected of Speedway smash-and-grab

LTVFD: Dog turns on stove; food burns home smokes up

Community

Library movie and concert at Burns Harbor park Friday

Indiana

Judge rejects Indiana attorney general bid to block abortion clinic

Three ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Fair Oaks dairy

Class Reunions

CHS Class of 1974 seeks classmates for August reunion

Obituary

Judith Ellen 'Judy' McCorkel passes away at age 79

 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Police

Assessor Jon Snyder gets probation after pleading to misdemeanor tax charge

CFD: In holding pattern in Allure fire

Porter PD: Hits 100 mph in pursuit into Michigan City

Indiana

Indiana educators racing to renew licenses before deadline

Indiana mulls $1 billion tax hike for unemployment fund

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor TIF board allocates funds for ambulance worker salaries

Sports

CHS alum Eddie Wineland wins again

Obituary

Annette Rose Beard passes away at age 81

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/061019 Town of Burns Harbor Ordinance 289 2019.pdf

 

Friday, June 7, 2019

Community

Fireworks on the Lakefront at State Park on Monday, July 1

Duneland Chamber seeks award nominations

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor promotes firefighter; BHFD open house Sunday

Burns Harbor Food Truck Square returns Wednesday, June 12

Sports

Elliott just misses State Finals berth; Trojans 8th at Boys Golf Regional

Great Lakes / Environment

Great Lakes mayors group endorses plan to fight Asian carp

Obituaries

Memorial Services June 13 for Paul Lukach, age 72

Annette Rose Beard passes away at age 81

Charles Albert Domke passes away at age 69

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060719 Gregory Babcock Town of Porter Plan Commission Hultman Farms Minor Subdivision Primary Plat.pdf

Legal Notices/060719 NICTD Request for Bidders East Chicago Station Signal Upgrade.pdf

Legal Notices/060719 NICTD Request for Proposers NICTD Dispatch PhoneRadio System.pdf

 

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Duneland Schools

CMS and Jackson Elementary principals moving on

Duneland Schools list students with perfect attendance

World / History / Veterans

D-Day 75: Nations honor veterans, remember the fallen

101st Airborne Division D-Day vet jumps again at age 97

Business

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at Fair Oaks farm

Steel import applications down 11 percent in April

Town of Chesterton

Landscaping of boxcar restroom is continuing

Community

Two earn Eagle Scout rank in Boy Scout Troop 908

 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Porter County

New law revises County Park Board appointments

Apply now for open County Park Board seats

Town of Chesterton

Mathias: Splash pad still being repaired

CPD: Thomas Park boxcar restroom found vandalized

Community

Summer Safety Fest Friday at Hawthorne Park

Former Mayor Emanuel completes bike ride around Lake Michigan

Weather

May: The month it rained in Duneland

Region

Visclosky votes for rail funding endorses study of blocked RR crossings

Obituary

Robert D. Anderson passes away

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060519 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Bidders Beach Drive Seawall Project.pdf

 

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Police / Fire

Origin/cause investigation of Allure fire set for Thursday

Duneland Schools

School Board OKs streamlined curricular materials fees

Community / Library

Westchester Library bandstand concert and movie series begins Friday at Thomas Park

Indiana

Judge questions reasons for Indiana abortion procedure ban

Obituary

William J. McLaughlin passes away at age 79

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/060419 Duneland School Corporation Notice of Public Hearing Superintendent Contract.pdf

 

Monday, June 3, 2019

Police / Fire

Allure on the Lake -- former Waterbird -- burns to the ground

Coroner Man's body found in Lake Michigan near Port of Indiana

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools honor teacher and staff retirees

Chesterton High School Sports

Nicholson earns medal at Track State Finals

CHS Boys Golf finishes runner-up at Sectional earns Regional berth

Personal records abound for Trojans at Girls State Finals

Obituaries

Robin Matthew Brunder passes away at age 64

Joan Marie Maguire passes away at age 84

Celebration of Life June 29 for Nancy Hadley Wilhelm

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/060319 MAP ATC Notice Elks 500 Gelsosomos Pizzeria 7 Eleven.pdf

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

Duneland Schools

Good weather and big crowd for CHS Class of 2019

Police

South Shore train collides with truck in Ogden Dunes

PCSP: Woman attacked on 600N

Porter County

County mulls fleet lease vs purchase for Storm Water Department vehicles

Traffic

Lane ramp closures on Northbound Indiana 49 at US 30

Community

YMCA offers swim lessons for all ages

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/053119 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Violation of the Valpo Unsafe Building Reg to James R Youngjohn.pdf

Legal Notices/053119 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Violation of the Valpo Unsafe Building Reg to PoCo Cancer Society Inc....

Legal Notices/053119 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Diana and JD Arroyo.pdf

Legal Notices/053119 NICTD Request for Bidders East Chicago Station Signal Upgrade.pdf

 

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Duneland Schools

Chesterton High School Commencement will be outside today

Sports / Community

Chesterton High School swim coach Kinel retires his stopwatch after 40 plus years

Town of Chesterton

Symphony nursing home is appealing assessment; town to challenge

Environment

DNR: Blighted boxwood found at Home Depots

Police

Two make off with 29 bottles of booze at Jewel

Region / Indiana

NWI Forum holds panel on its legislative agenda

Obituary

Celebration of Life July 7 for Thomas A. Witzman, 84

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/053019 IDEM Notice of Open Burning Approval CW 235905.pdf

Legal Notices/053019 IDEM Notice of Open Burning Approval CW 234828.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Mathias working to repair splash pad, but rain hampering efforts

Town gets $1.2M grant for 1100N trail

Superior Ambulance to pay town $1,000 monthly for quarters at CFD fire station

Chesterton High School

Chesterton High School Commencement Thursday

Region

Commissioner Good, R-Center, to represent county on new NICTD board

Police / Lake Michigan

Missing kayaker's body found at State Park

Town of Porter

Improvements underway at Hawthorne Park

Sports

Chesterton Softball falls in Regional Finals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/052919 Town of Dune Acres Notice to Bidders Beach Drive Seawall Project.pdf

Legal Notices/052919 Town of Porter Notice of Public Hearing Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Town Elections

Apply now with party chairs to fill town ballot vacancies

Police / Lake Michigan

Missing South Bend man's kayak believed found in New Buffalo

Indiana / Nation

Supreme Court upholds Indiana abortion law on fetal remains

Indiana educators disappointed about mental health funding

Obituaries

Services Wednesday for Gloria Eckstein, age 92

Memorial Service Wednesday for Eugene Gene Oates

Memorial Services June 13 for Paul Lukach, age 72

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052819 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VHS Security and Sound Systems Upgrade.pdf

 

Friday, May 24, 2019

Business

Coming soon: Major announcement on development project at old Kmart

Steel imports up in April

Community

Seen and Heard: Rahm Emanuel eats lunch at the Red Cup

Police

Porter Police officers John McMahon and Kevin Rospierski receive Medal of Valor

ISP: Wrong way driver dies in Toll Road accident

Chesterton High School

CHS Building Trades holds end of year awards ceremony

Environment / Lake Michigan

Army Corps approves $778M plan to block Asian carp advance

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Softball blanks Hobart 10-0 for Sectional title

Dimitri Nicholson and 2 relay teams earn Boys Track State Finals tickets

Obituary

Pamela Lynn Hewitt passes away at age 65

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052419 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Violation of the Valpo Unsafe Building Reg to James R Youngjohn.pdf

Legal Notices/052419 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Violation of the Valpo Unsafe Building Reg to PoCo Cancer Society Inc....

Legal Notices/052419 Porter County Educational Services Proof of Publication Records.pdf

 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Town of Porter

Porter planners mull changes to Town code

Indiana

Indiana attorney general misconduct decision months away

Indiana / Environment

DNR finds sudden oak death pathogen in rhododendrons being sold in Indiana

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Spring Sports honors Student Athletes

CHS trio Senior Athletes of the Year

Trojan Softball stays hot in 14-3 Sectional semifinal rout of Portage

Chesterton Baseball falls in extra innings in Sectional opener at Crown Point

Corrected: Ranta and two relay teams going to girls track state meet for CHS

Obituary

Memorial Visitation Saturday for Diane Lynn Navarro 69

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052319 Porter County Educational Services Proof of Publication Records.pdf

 

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Chesterton High School

CHS Music Department holds spring awards ceremony

Police / Lake Michigan

Search today for missing South Bend kayaker last seen off Porter Beach

Porter County

County Commissioners approve $4.5 million renovation at old jail

Business / Government

Postal Service tests mail shipments on self driving trucks

Indiana / Drugs

Indiana sues billionaire family behind maker of OxyContin

Sports

Ranta and two relay teams going to girls track state meet for CHS

Obituary

Jerry Thomas Boyd passes away at age 73

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052219 Porter County Educational Services Proof of Publication Records.pdf

 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Chesterton High School

CHS 129th Commencement set for Thursday, May 30

Community

American Legion Post 170 plans Memorial Day programs

Business

State jobless rate stable at 3.6 percent in April, plummets here

Elections

Tourism Board president seeks to be top Porter County judge

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf wins DAC Meet, ties for conference title

Trojan softball team crushes Valpo in Sectional opener

Obituaries

Eugene Anthony Kulakowski passes away at age 77

Service Saturday for Leslie 'Norm' Mork, 95

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/052119 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders VHS Security and Sound Systems Upgrade.pdf

 

Monday, May 20, 2019

Elections

Primary election and school referendum results are certified

Environment

Save the Dunes, NPS, NICTD, NIPSCO partnering to save rare plant species

Police

ISP: Trooper rear ended by suspected drunk driver

ISP: Attempts to use troopers Taser against him

Indiana

Indiana seeks new waiver program for eligible Medicaid users

Indiana halts funds for Regional Cities grants in new budget

Sports

Trojan Baseball loses twice in Carmel

Chesterton Tennis falls in Sectional Finals

 

Friday, May 17, 2019

Environment / Region / Indiana Dunes

Region goes back to the drawing board after state rejects funding to fight beach erosion

County Tourism unit nets 46K for Native American Trail

Elections / Indiana

Lawsuit challenges state voter signature law

Sports

Dimitri Nicholson sets record in 100; Trojans Sectional Track runnerup

Chesterton Boys Golf get two DAC wins

Obituary

Services Tuesday for Albert 'Bud' Schneider, 90

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051719 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers of Proposed Additional Appropriations.pdf

 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Community

4th Street Theater 'The Bridges of Madison County, the Musical' opens May 24

Business / History / Steel

Defunct Bethlehem Steel's global HQ to be imploded

Business / Steel

Steel imports up in April

Town of Porter

Porter moves to reduce square footage mandate for homes

Sports

Trojan Tennis rolls to 5-0 win in Sectional Semis

Baseball falls at LC

 

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Duneland Schools

Teachers: Project Lead the Way increasing student engagement

WDSO Awards Night honors CHS radio students

Community

Garden Club plant sale Saturday in Chesterton

Police

PCSP: Motorcyclist killed in crash in Porter Twp

ISP: Semi hauling honey crashes on I80 94 in Lake

Police warn of Zombie raccoons

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Girls win Sectional Track title

CHS Softball scores early to beat LaPorte

Chesterton Boys Golf picks up 2 DAC wins

Trojan Baseball falls 3-2 to Lake Central

 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Schnadenberg declares war on beaver dams west of 11th Street

Chesterton Town Council repeats itself: No extra Market space for food trucks

Schnadenberg releases paving sidewalk project lists to council

RR quiet zone RFP nearly ready for advertisement

Duneland Schools / Chesterton High School

CHS Seniors honored at 2019 Honors Night Monday

Indiana

Indiana farmers' crops being hindered by continual rainfall

Misconduct case beginning against Indiana attorney general

Obituary

Memorial Service Saturday for Harold E. Walker, Jr., 71

 

Monday, May 13, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Contractor hits two water lines on West Porter Ave

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor to donate old fire truck to smaller department

Police / Town of Chesterton

CPD: Officers Kaitlin Bruning and Alexias DeJesus promoted to Master Patrol

Indiana

Indiana attorney general defends pay hikes for top aides

Sports

Chesterton Softball beats Highland 7-1

Trojan Girls Tennis blanks Culver Academy

CHS Boys Golf finishes 5th at Uebele Invite

Chesterton Baseball drops DH to Highland

Obituary

Linda Lee Forney passes away at age 80

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/051319 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Bid Opening To Porter County Cancer Society.pdf

 

Friday, May 10, 2019

Westchester Library

Patron to be banned following apparent OD at Thomas Library

Prices in for Westchester Library improvements

Chesterton High School

CHS 5 Percent Club members in Class of 2019 are honored

Business / Steel

Steel imports down nearly 7 percent in March

Environment / Steel

Discoloration in water at USS Burns Ditch outfall

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Softball gets DAC shutout win at Portage

CHS Girls Tennis beats Crown Point

CHS Baseball falls to 5-4 to Michigan City

Obituary

Charles (Charlie) Frederick Radley passes away at age 87

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/051019 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Auditing Services.pdf

 

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Town of Burns Harbor

Town of Burns Harbor snags $1.78 million trails grant

Burns Harbor Town Council finalizes tax abatements for ArcelorMittal

Burns Harbor Town Council votes no to mosquito fogging

Duneland Schools

CHS holds awards event for Academic Competition participation

Town of Chesterton

Splash pad closed indefinitely, damaged in last weeks rains

Brad Pikula of Mel's Detail steps forward to sponsor Cruise Night

Election

All 30 Duneland precincts voted Yes in the school referendum

Business / Steel

ArcelorMittal profits down; steel glut and imports are blamed

Indiana

Indiana joins list of states legalizing sports betting

Sports

Dimitri Nicholson wins 100; CHS Boys 4th at DAC Track Meet

Big inning leads CHS Softball over Michigan City

Trojan baseball team routs LaPorte

 

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Election / Referendum

Duneland referendum victory: School officials 'overwhelmed'; assure change

Allison beats Lafata 505-453 for Democrat nomination to council

Porter County 2019 Primary Election Vote Totals

Duneland Schools

Duneland School board green lights facilities assessment

School Board tells elementary summer school staff

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Baseball walks off with DAC win

Carr Trojan Softball blanks Merrillville

Chesterton Girls win 2 titles, finish runnerup at DAC Track Meet

Chesterton Girls Tennis beats Portage 3 2

Chesterton Boys Golf splits DAC triagular

 

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Election / Referendum

Jackson polling place opens late today; few issues reported overall

Community

Ellias Hanna honored as 2019 ACE Award winner

Duneland Schools

Duneland students in Tri-County Jr.Sr. High School Art exhibit win awards

Community / Porter County Parks

Spring Out to Sunset Fest on Saturday, May 18 with BBQ contest, blues concert

Environment / Great Lakes

Great Lakes water levels surge some record highs predicted

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Softball rallies to beat Valpo

Trojan Baseball scores late to beat Michigan City

CHS Boys Golf splits DAC triangular

Obituary

Services Friday for Lucille Lou Frances Kieklak

Dennis Neuschwanger passes away in New Zealand

 

Monday, May 6, 2019

Election / Referendum

Duneland polling places for Election Day

CFD union local PAC endorses Bob Allison; disclaimer added to yard signs

Indiana / Nation

Senator Young wants hearing on use of force in Venezuela

Indiana school reports surge in students vaping marijuana

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Boys Track wins Valpo Relays

Trojan Boys Golf 3rd at Hall of Fame Invite

CHS Girls Tennis drops DAC meet at LaPorte

Obituaries

Dennis Neuschwanger passes away in New Zealand

Services Wednesday for Grace A. Ellingson, 92

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/050619 Burke Costanza Carberry Notice of Bid Opening To Porter County Cancer Society.pdf

 

Friday, May 3, 2019

Environment / Indiana / Region / Indiana Dunes / Lake Michigan / Obituary / Community:

Memorial Service Monday for environmental leader Charlotte Read, 90

Region / Indiana / Porter County

Mixed emotions as state takes over NICTD board

Porter County

Porter County Park education center work delayed

Elections

Local GOP files yard sign complaint against council candidate

Weather

Nearly 4.5 inches of rain over five days

Business

US Steel posts 1Q profit of $54 million

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/050319 Harris Welsh Lukmann Petition of Kasie H Carmichael.pdf

Legal Notices/050319 NICTD Invitation for Competitive Proposals Auditing Services.pdf

 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Porter County

Clerk: Thousands in election expenses were not paid last year

Environment / Indiana / Lake Michigan

Pavilion Partners get DNR deadline to finish work

Gary seeks developers to build attraction at beachside site

Election

Extended BMV hours next week for voting ID cards

Business

NiSource posts 1Q net income of $219M

Indiana

Young cosponsors bill to ban sale of tobacco/vaping products to minors

Birch Bayh honored for long legacy as ‘doer’

Sports

CHS Girls Track splits DAC double dual

Obituary

Services Saturday for Marion Elaine Pell, age 95

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Traffic / Weather

Some Porter County roads closed due to flooding

Police

ISP: Rain, alcohol factors in fatal three vehicle crash on 80/94

Indiana / Health

Indiana residents now can get measles vaccine without Rx

Porter County

County Commissioners award 2019 Community Crossing bids

Elections

Duneland polling places for Election Day some have changed

Sports

CHS boys track splits DAC double dual

Obituaries

Visitation and Services Friday for Philip L. Beres, age 68

Celebration of Life Friday for Marie Herrera, 67

Services Thursday for Joyce A. (Holmes) Moore

Larry D. Wright passes away at age 75

 

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Elections

Duneland polling places for Election Day some have changed

Town of Chesterton

Town to give away free tree seedlings Saturday

Police

Sentenced to year in federal prison in spoof email and theft scheme

Munster physician gets 15 months for illegally dispensing opioids

Indiana

Indiana budget includes $73M for new Purdue animal hospital

Governor signs stadium, Pacers arena subsidy plan

Ex-Indiana high court justice to hear case against state AG

Governor says he could boost Indiana child agency again

Obituaries

Douglas Scott Coslet passes away at age 33

Larry D. Wright passes away at age 75

 

Monday, April 29, 2019

Police / Traffic

Chesterton motorcyclist dies in crash on Burdick Road

ISP: Chicago man dies in crash on Toll Road ramp

Elections

Early voting still underway

Indiana / Nation / Obituary

Indiana's Richard Lugar, who helped in securing Soviet arsenal, dies

Class Reunions

The big CHS allclass minireunion set for Monday July 8

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Golf wins Wawasee Invitational

Chesterton Softball splits doubleheader

Girls Tennis falls to Lake Central

Chesterton Baseball falls at Hobart

 

Friday, April 26, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Neal withdraws BZA petition; but plans to put up storage buildings any way

Indiana Legislature

Indiana budget with $2 billion in reserves draws criticism

Police

PCSP: Drugs, cash, and firearms seized in Portage

Environment / Indiana Dunes

Dunes Pavilion construction resumes

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS girls tennis team beats Michigan City

Obituary

Barbara Elaine Williams passes away

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042619 MAP Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Northside Tap Room Dish Restaurant.pdf

Legal Notices/042619 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Football Field Turf Replacement.pdf

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Duneland Schools

CHS staff and students 'walk in' for school funding

Town of Porter

Porter Council gives Bugajski okay to proceed with Hawthorne improvements

Duneland Forest streets in Porter will be repaved this year

Porter planners discuss square footage requirements

Indiana Legislature

Indiana lawmakers approve GOP budget gambling bill

Environment / Indiana

IU survey: Four out of five Hoosiers believe climate change is real

Court upholds DNR's right to hold deer culls in state parks

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Baseball beats Merrillville

Trojan Softball falls at Crown Point

Obituary

Services Sunday for Alice Jean Amstutz, 76

 

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Duneland Schools

Final school referendum info session draws a crowd

School Board votes again to keep district closed to transfers

Indiana Legislature / Schools

GOP plan boosts Indiana schools only 2.5 percent in each of the next 2 years

Town Council

Council eyes possibility of widening sidewalk in 200 block of Broadway

Spring Elections

Campaign finance reports not in for contested race

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball no hits Merrillville

CHS Boys Golf wins DAC triangular

CHS Boys Track sweeps DAC double dual

Trojan Girls Tennis beats Merrillville

CHS Boys volleyball beats No 4 Cathedral

Chesterton Girls Track splits DAC duals

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/042419 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Adoption Beverly Shores Park and Rec Cum Build Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/042419 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Grinding.pdf

Legal Notices/042419 Plesant Twp Trustee Notice of Adoption Pleasant Township Cum Firefighting Build Fund.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chamber gets pushback on proposal to extend Euro Market for food trucks

Town Council approves sewer rate increases

Council to obtain appraisals for house on South Calumet Road

Chesterton Town Council seeks engineer's report on RR quiet zone conversion

Indiana Legislature

Deal would allow Indiana sports betting by mobile devices

Town Elections

Democrats have a choice for Chesterton Town Council

Police

ISP: Two-semi crash on Toll Road west of town

Business / Economy

Jobless rate up statewide while mixed bag in Northwest Indiana

 

Monday, April 22, 2019

Duneland Schools

School board meets Tuesday to discuss transfer student policy

Police

Porter PD responds to two suspected ODs, one fatal

Indiana Legislature

School money and gambling decisions near as legislature nears end

Community

Troop 929 Scoutmaster David Larimer is Distinguished Hoosier

Business

Town of Chesterton, Bird Sanctuary nonprofit awarded NIPSCO grants

StoryPoint Senior Living now open in Chesterton

Chesterton High School Sports

Chesterton Baseball beats Hammond Morton

Trojan Softball beats New Prairie

CHS Tennis wins Portage Doubles Invite

Chesterton Boys Golf struggles at LC Classic

Obituaries

Visitation and Services today for Jennie Rehtorik Wynkoop

Services Wednesday for Arvetta Joan Hanrahan, 86

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/042219 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Adoption PoCo Municipal Airport.pdf

 

Friday, April 19, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton Council to hold hearing Monday on proposed sewer rate hikes

Community

Methodist Church in talks to sell the MAC to Montessori School

Duneland churches offer special services

Elections

County has more than enough poll workers for Primary

Police

CPD to participate in DEA Rx TakeBack on Saturday, April 27

ISP: Man blames cat for crash charged with OWI

Obituaries

Memorial Service April 27 for Frank Sherman Maple

Celebration of Life Monday for Gary Ward Beavers

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041919 Hodges Davis PC Notice City of Portage Recreation Impact Fee.pdf

Legal Notices/041919 Hodges Davis PC Notice of Public Hearing Pines Petition of Paul Dykterok.pdf

Legal Notices/041919 Pine Twp Trustee Request for Proposal.pdf

Legal Notices/041919 Valparaiso Community Schools Notice to Bidders Football Field Turf Replacement.pdf

 

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Indiana

Indiana House speaker has deal arranged by casino investor

Indiana schools may be pinched by slower state revenue growth

Town of Porter

Grant funded design work underway for ADA route at Indian Springs Park

Police

Porter Police: Discovery Charter student threatens to 'shoot up the school'

ISP: Driver, child ejected from SUV in I-94 rollover

Steel

Foreign steel imports drop in February

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Softball walks off with DAC win

CHS Girls tennis team sweeps LaLumiere

Obituary

Services Friday for Jean Kresho, age 82

 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Duneland Schools

Order a Duneland Schools 50th anniversary t-shirt now to April 22

Crosswalk warning lights go live at W. Porter Ave./11th St

CHS Orchestras bring home ISSMA gold

Town of Burns Harbor / Steel

Burns Harbor OKS tax help for ArcelorMittal

Town of Chesterton

Utility could take delivery of new camera truck in May

Indiana

Indiana teachers rally for more money for schools

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS Girls Track sweeps LaPorte and Valpo

Chesterton Softball shuts out Michigan City 10-0

CHS Baseball splits with Valpo

CHS Boys Track splits

Obituary

Services Friday for Randy B. Taylor, 67

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/041719 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Grinding.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Duneland Schools

Indiana Public Access Counselor: Duneland School Board 'asleep at the wheel' when it closed district to transfers

Town of Chesterton / Porter County

Chesterton asks: Has Porter County punted on cleaning regulated ditches in towns?

Police

Paul Fotia's half century with the State Police honored with Sagamore

CPD: Motorist drives into garage then leaves scene

Community

European Market to open May 4

Indiana

Indiana University to recreate ancient huge sloth skeleton

 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Police

Judge Clymer denies change of venue in Upper Deck murder case

Indiana

Indiana House rejects proposed ban on new power plants

Lawmakers seek to add school alert system to all 92 counties

Rally Tuesday at Statehouse for public school funding

House OKs limits on gambling officials’ access to governor

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Boys Golf wins MC Marquette Invite

CHS Boys win 8 titles at Chesterton Relays

CHS Softball shuts out Merrillville

Girls Track wins 4 events at Chesterton Relays

Obituaries

David Alfred Hokanson passes away at age 89

Celebration of Life April 20 for Sandra M. Menefee

 

Friday, April 12, 2019

Township Libraries

Township libraries moving forward with building upgrades

Police

Porter Police: NIPSCO pole snapped in hit-and-run

Community

YMCA promoting child protection during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Indiana

New Indiana budget plan unlikely to close teacher pay gap

House OKs limits on gambling officials’ access to governor

Indiana panel backs 20 percent tax on ecigarette liquids

Sports

Chesterton Baseball beats Portage 8-5

CHS Tennis falls 4-1

Obituary

Services Monday for Kayla D. Stanley, age 23

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041219 Hiestand Law Office LLC Notice of Public Hearing Petition of B and B Developers Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 Hiestand Law Office LLC Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Bennetts Rentals LLC.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 IDEM Notice of 30 Days Air Permit for Walsh and Kelly Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 NICTD Vendor Open House.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 Notice to Taxpayers Pleasant Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 Pine Twp Trustee Request for Proposal.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers PoCo Add Appropriations Sheriff.pdf

Legal Notices/041219 Clerk Treasurer Notice of Public Hearing Petition of Kasie H Carmichael.pdf

 

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Town of Porter

Quotes in for Hawthorne Park improvements

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor christens new fire engine and Fire Department building addition

Duneland Schools

Chesterton High School Student Government earns national recognition

Library / Community

Donate gently used books for WPL Friends of the Library book sale

US domestic steel shipments down in February

Environment

DNR: Always leave baby animals alone

Invasive Species Awareness Week: Watch for Asian longhorned beetle

Business / Steel

US domestic steel shipments down in February

Indiana

Indiana sports betting and new casinos won't mean windfall

Obituary

Services Friday for Jack E. Baer, 89

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041119 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Public Hearing Chesterton Proposed Schedule of Fees.pdf

 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Porter County

Sunset Hill Park children's center will be ready for Spring Out Festival

Elections

Early voting is now underway

Chamber supports school referendum

Town of Chesterton

Council eyes buying house to clear way to fix crooked Porter Ave./Calumet intersection

Hearing set April 22 on sewer rate hikes

Sports

Chesterton Boys Golf set to open season

Trojan Softball holds off Valpo

CHS Baseball blasts Portage 14-2

Trojan Girls edge Crown Point 68-64

CHS Boys fall 72-60 in season opener at CP

Obituaries

Services Friday for Velma Grace Johnson, 89

Celebration of Life April 18 for Kathleen Dennison

Services Friday for Joseph William Gersna

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/041019 Notice of State Surplus Property Sale DNR Tippecanoe River State Park.pdf

Legal Notices/041019 Town of Dune Acres Notice of Adoption Dune Acres Cumulative Capital Development Fund.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Town Council formally rejects Nekus post office development

Town Duneland Schools split cost of flashers at W. Porter/11th

Spring Cleanup begins Monday

Sidewalk replacement in progress on 11th St

Morgan Park curb project to begin soon

Police

Germann: No criminal charge in fatal shooting; selfdefense found

Indiana

Ethics panel dismisses complaint against Bosma

Nation

Capitol Hill hearing on online hate sees it firsthand

 

Monday, April 8, 2019

Traffic / Burns Harbor / Region

US 12 resurfacing project begins today

Business / Indiana / Environment

NIPSCO studying Soliday proposal to slow the shift away from coal

Town of Chesterton

Chesterton BZA approves variances on 4 properties

Indiana

Moseley's safe school bill heads to Gov Holcomb's desk

Report: Percentage of Indiana college bound students on a decline

Police

ISP: Vehicle flips on I-80/94 in Lake County

Sports

Chesterton Girls Tennis Team opens with runnerup finish

Trojan Baseball wins twice in Lafayette

CHS Softball goes 2-1 at Horseshoe Classic

Obituary

Memorial Service May 4 for Richard Lindvall

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040819 Crown Point Community School Corp Request for Bidders New Equipment.pdf

Legal Notices/040819 Notice of Public Hearing Kouts First Baptist Church.pdf

 

Friday, April 5, 2019

Duneland Schools

Supporters answer opponents at school referendum forum

Town of Chesterton

Town Council to consider Post Office PUD at meeting Monday

Indiana Legislature

Indiana lawmakers amending law on school shooter drills

Legislature aims to close Indiana online sales hotel taxes loophole

Police / Region

Child pornographer gets 30 years

East Chicago Post Office bomber sentenced to 29 years

Community

Daughter of former PCSP deputy facing extensive and expensive jaw surgery

Sports

Trojan Tennis opens Saturday

Obituary

Keith William Meyne passes away at age 57

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040519 NICTD Vendor Open House.pdf

Legal Notices/040519 Notice to Taxpayers Pleasant Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

 

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Restooms at Dogwood Park should open soon

Chesterton High School Sports

Trojan Softball plays long ball in 16-7 DAC win over Portage

Girls Track starts with Triangular

Boys Track opens at Highland

CHS Baseball falls to Crown Point

Business / Steel

Foreign steel imports increase by 5 percent in March

Indiana

Panel hires attorney to probe Bosma's use of campaign funds

Gov. Holcomb signs hate crimes measure into law

Study Indiana women earning far less than men doing same work

 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Town of Chesterton

NIRPC officially approves funds for Phase III of 1100N sidewalk

Indiana

Indiana Senate OKs hate crimes bill; governor will sign it

Elections

Register to vote now; last day is April 8

Sports

Trojan Softball falls in extra innings to CP

Chesterton Baseball drops DAC opener

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/040319 City of Portage Civil City Cash and Investments Combined Statement.pdf

Legal Notices/040319 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Taxpayers Beverly Shores Park and Rec Cum Build Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/040319 Town of Kouts Advertisement for Bids Wastewater Treatment Plant.pdf

 

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Education / Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board approves filling vacant art and phys ed positions

Indiana

Indiana Senate moves toward final vote on hate crimes bill

Indiana Senate OKs expanded religious objection to abortion

Business / Economy

Administration officials pull back Trump border threat

Health

US health officials alarmed by paralyzing illness in kids

Sports

CHS Baseball wins season opener

Obituaries

Jerald (Jay) Juliano passes away

Services Wednesday for Marjorie Foster, 86

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/031919 Porter County Tax Rate Chart.pdf

Legal Notices/040219 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders DSC 2019 Generator Renovations.pdf

 

Monday, April 1, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Residents speak out against proposed storage unit development on Brown Ave

Community

Try the YMCA for free every Tuesday in April

Police / Fire

Wildland fire at Moraine Nature Preserve Sunday

Health

Rise in tick activity prompts warning

Measles count in US this year already more than all of 2018

Indiana

Indiana House panel makes big changes to casino move legislation

Indiana expanding resources for children with dyslexia

Indiana lawmakers back away from mandating citizenship test

Sports

Trojan Softball ties Hanover as night closes in

Obituary

Visitation Tuesday for Mary Alice Gawronski

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

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