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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Environment / Business

Oops: Duneland schools have been closed to transfer students since August; public can comment February 28

Town of Chesterton

CFD's Local 4600 sues Chesterton; town calls the suit 'intimidation'

Indiana Legislature

Indiana hate crimes bill advances despite conservative foes

Rep. Moseley given 'Service before Self award'

Soliday trauma center bill advances to Senate

Indiana Senate backs tougher law on passing stopped school buses


Services Thursday for Ferne Marie Mason, 74

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021919 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2019 Renovations at Jackson Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/021919 Indiana Department of Environmental Management Notice of 30 Days for Public Comment Air Permits for O N ...

Legal Notices/021919 Portage Township Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/021919 Portage Township Cumulative Fire Fund.pdf

Legal Notices/021919 Town of Kouts Invitation to Bid Kouts 814 W Daumer Road.pdf

Legal Notices/021919 Town of Porter Porter Civil Town Cash and Investments Combined Statement.pdf


Monday, February 18, 2019

Environment / Business

National Park name change takes effect; bill renames Dunes trail for Democrat Senator Paul Douglas of Illinois

Town of Chesterton

Planners to return Thursday to Nekus post office PUD hearing

Township Libraries

WPL board updates inclement weather personnel policy

Indiana / Health

Indiana Senator Young cosponsors Lymphedema Treatment Act

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 CHS Gymnasts win Duneland Conference title

CHS Boys swim to 21st straight Sectional title

Bates and Ellis earn medals at IHSAA State Wrestling Finals

Turnovers, Vikings baffle Trojans 67-39


Friday, February 15, 2019

Environment / Business

Budget deal makes the National Lakeshore a National Park

Indiana / Nation

Young votes for budget bill, Braun against, Braun favors emergency declaration

Indiana Senator Young presses Trump on Khashoggi murder


Visclosky votes for omnibus budget bill

Police / Region

Portage mayor convicted of bribery, tax charge


Impeachment investigation sought of Indiana attorney general

Senator Tallian in Duneland twice for town hall series

Chesterton High School Sports

CHS swimmers set up for Sectional title

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021519 Town of Burns Harbor Civil Town Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/021519 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Farm Lease C R 1050 N in Jackson Township.pdf

Legal Notices/021519 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice of Farm Lease C R 900 N in Liberty Township.pdf

Legal Notices/021519 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Grinding.pdf

Legal Notices/021519 Pine Twp Trustee Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/021519 Porter County Auditor Notice to Taxpayers Porter County Proposed Additional Appropriations (1).pdf


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Duneland Schools

Public questions school admins about referendum

Business / Community

OUCC, CAC oppose NIPSCO's proposed 12 percent electric rate hike


ISP: Troopers use CPR, AED to save woman's life

Business / Fraud

Indiana AG warns be skeptical of mailers claiming you've won prize


Purdue report: Warmer climate will mean higher A/C use and cost

Chesterton High School Sports

No. 1 Chesterton Gymnasts edge No. 4 Portage

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021419 Daniel Erin Woods Notice of Public Hearings Petition of Daniel P and Erin M Woods.pdf

Legal Notices/021419 Gregory Babcock Notice of Public Hearings Petition of Keith D Pomeroy.pdf


Wednesday,  February 13, 2019

Porter Town Council

Porter to sell 100 extra beach permits this year

Burns Harbor Town Council

Burns Harbor firefighters promoted


CPD: Shoplifts nearly $3K in OTC meds from Jewel/Osco

ISP: 2-semi accident gridlocks SB I-65


Senate backs major public lands and conservation bill


Indiana House backs state tax on vaping liquids

Governor names no current teachers to pay commission

No action coming on Indiana attorney general removal bill

Business / Steel / Region

Visclosky testifies on cast iron soil pipe before ITC


Services Friday for Mildred I. Spencer, 100


Tuesday,  February 12, 2019

Environment / Lake Michigan / Indiana Dunes

Amended Indiana Dunes State Park Pavilion restaurant plans now meet NPS approval

Town of Chesterton

Council okays CPD body and in-car cameras purchase

NIRPC gives high grade to Phase III of Chesterton's Westchester-Liberty Trail

Weather / Emergency

South Shore service resumes after ice forces halt; schools closed

Police / Town of Chesterton

Police calls plummet in 2018; violent crime up slightly; property crime down

Duneland Schools

2019 Duneland School ISSMA Winds Percussions and Strings Solo and Ensemble event results

Indiana Legislature

Gun training for teachers among Indiana GOP firearms bills

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021219 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 11th Street Paving Project.pdf

Legal Notices/021219 Duneland School Corporation Notice to Bidders 2019 Renovations at Jackson Elementary.pdf

Legal Notices/021219 IDEM Notice of 30 Days for Public Comment Air Permit for Ardagh Metal Beverage USA.pdf



Monday,  February 11, 2019

Primary Elections

School referendum and one town primary race to be on ballot May 7

Guest Commentary

New member of School Board says 'strong schools are essential, vote Yes'

Duneland Schools / Elections

Correction: Public meeting on referendum is tonight

Indiana / Elections

State election panel won't probe Bosma's use of campaign funds

Indiana Legislature

Indiana lawmakers considering casino moves, sports betting

Town of Burns Harbor

Burns Harbor RDC enters talks with Holladay Properties for town center


Chesterton Police officers reach career milestones

Chesterton High School Sports

Bates and Ellis win Semistate Wrestling titles for CHS

CHS Girls Swimming takes 9th at State Meet

CHS Boys beat Portage and No. 5 Munster


Services Saturday for Jackson Addison Pearson

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/021119 Town of Kouts Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/021119 Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District Cash and Investment Combined Statement 2018.pdf

Legal Notices/021119 Westchester Township Trustee Annual Report.pdf


Friday,  February 8, 2019

Primary Elections

5 out of 6 incumbents have filed for reelection in each of three Duneland towns

Duneland Schools

Duneland Schools cut back on eLearning in 2019-2020 calendar

Duneland Schools to host series of public meetings

Porter County

Commissioners approve short term disability option for employees

Health / Labor / Community

'Medicare for All' Barnstorm event on Saturday, Feb 9 at USW Local 6787 hall

Business / Steel / Region

Steel lobbyist voices support for continued tariffs

Business / Steel / Environment

Crews cleaning up ammonia waste spill at ArcelorMittal mill


PCSP: Three Washington Township students detained on knife charge

Indiana / Nation

Senator Young wants more accurate Yemen certification


No 1 Chesterton gymnasts beat Merrillville

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020819 NICTD Request for Bidders Rail Grinding.pdf

Legal Notices/020819 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Beverage Permit RR64 31218 Pek Inc.pdf

Legal Notices/020819 Valparaiso Lakes Area Conservancy District Cash and Investments Combined Statement 2018.pdf


Thursday,  February 7, 2019

Primary Elections

5 out of 6 incumbents have filed for reelection in each of three Duneland towns

Chesterton High School

Split CHS Speech team has strong showing at two tourneys

Business / Economy / Steel / Region

ArcelorMittal tells profit of $5.14B in 2018

Foreign steel imports in November down 27 percent


Indiana panel backs tougher law on passing stopped buses

Indiana could raise smoking age and start vaping liquids tax

Moseley safe schools bill advances to Senate

Soliday electric bicycle bill advances to Senate

Senator Young cosponsors bill to reform process under which tariffs are enacted


Boy wields knife in fight at Boone Grove High School


Wednesday,  February 6, 2019

Town of Chesterton

Park Board endorses application for grant to fund place based activities

Sponsor sought for Chesterton Cruise Night

Duneland Schools

School Board appoints new coaches and bus drivers

Police / Fire

Duneland fire departments respond to fire at ArcelorMittal coke battery

ISP: Chesterton woman injured in I-94 hit and run

PCSP: Motorist injured after hitting pole on Indiana 2

Community / Parks

2019 Prairie Magic Music Festival to feature Los Lobos August 17

Science / Environment

Magnetic north moving 34 miles per year


No. 1 Trojan Gymnasts win again

CHS pulls away from Michigan City in basketball


Celebration of Life Sunday for Kevin James Peffers, 61

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/020619 Pleasant Twp Trustee Pleasant Township Annual Report.pdf


Tuesday,  February 5, 2019

Duneland Schools

Duneland School Board sets referendum for May 7


Indiana Republicans' liquor stores deal raises conflict of interest concerns


Adopt-A-CountyRoad this year and keep your corner of the world cleaner

South Shore offering 10 percent discount on monthly tickets in March

Register kids now for Kidstop program at Boys and Girls Clubs


CPD: Two phony 20 bills passed at the Dollar Tree; Chicago woman charged


Services Thursday for Thomas E. Martin, 66

Legal Notice

Legal Notices/020519 Harris Welsh Lukmann Notice to Bidders 11th Street Paving Project.pdf


Monday,  February 4, 2019


Dem files for ClerkTreasurer; Sharon Darnell files for old seat on Chesterton Town Council


Another Duneland boy detained after reportedly making joke school threat


Recycling advocates want better system in Indiana

Indiana debate over teacher pay boost remains unsettled

Chesterton High School Sports

Ellis and Bates win Wrestling Regional titles; Trojans finish runner-up

No. 1 Trojan Gymnasts crush No. 2 Vikings

Chesterton Girls continue Sectional title streak in swimming

CHS Girls Hoops falls in Sectional opener


Services Tuesday for James Paul Gayheart, 54

Services Wednesday for Alvin York, 77

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020419 Jackson Township Trustee 2018 Jackson Township Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/020419 Town of Kouts Notice to Bidders Kouts 2019 Stree Repair and Resurfacing.pdf


Friday,  February 1, 2019


Filings so far for Duneland municipal primary: Slim to none

Porter County election reform bill gains traction

Business / Environment

NIPSCO tells three wind farm projects

BP shuts down distillation unit in Indiana after fire


Police: Two Duneland boys detained after one makes school threat to Siri then puts it on Facebook

Community / Environment

Book Porter County parks now for 2019 events

Izaak Walton League honors Friends of the Indiana Dunes

Northwest Indiana / Weather

South Shore hopes to resume service Saturday


Gwen Genovese passes away at age 78

Services Monday for Lois A. Little, age 87

Service Monday in Nevada for Audrey 'Diane' Van Vliet

Legal Notices

Legal Notices/020119 Boone Twp Trustee 2018 Boone Township Annual Report.pdf

Legal Notices/020119 Liberty Twp Trustee Notice to Taxpayers Liberty Township Additional Appropriations.pdf

Legal Notices/020119 Midwest Advertising Placements Legal Notice of Public Hearing ATC Trail Inn Liquors Dark Star of the Dun...


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