PHOTO: A brass act

PHOTO: A brass act

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All about recycling

All about recycling

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Financial Peace University classes offered

CHESTERTON | Liberty Bible church will offer a nine-week Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University course which is open to the community. The cla…

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Long time Chesterton clerk, Gayle Polakowski, died Saturday

Long time Chesterton clerk, Gayle Polakowski, died Saturday

CHESTERTON | Long time Chesterton Clerk-Treasurer Gayle Polakowski died Saturday after a long illness.

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County Road 1050 North closed in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Porter County Highway Department and Rieth Riley Construction will close County Road 1050 North 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. Work w…

August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Learn about gems, minerals at open house

Learn about gems, minerals at open house

HOBART | Calumet Gem & Mineral Society will hold an open house Thursday and Sunday.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

KISS celebrates 40 Years with Decades of Decibels tour

TINLEY PARK | Forty years ago, inspired by Alice Cooper and the New York Dolls, KISS took the concert experience to all new levels featuring p…

August 17, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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LOAF brings fresh produce to Chesterton

LOAF brings fresh produce to Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Conventional grocery stores offer customers aisle after aisle of mass-produced goods that are often larded with preservatives, tr…

August 17, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Military kids discover resilience in nature

Military kids discover resilience in nature

CHESTERTON | The last day of summer camp is always bittersweet—full of hugs and promises to stay in touch.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Critique Night planned

CHESTERTON | Local painter, Mark VanderVinne, will host Critique Night at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Chesterton Art Center. Guests are welcome t…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

Valparaiso's DAR awards scholarships

Valparaiso's DAR awards scholarships

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, William Henry Harrison Chapter, has awarded two scholarships.…

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Wellman honored with state's highest tourism award

Wellman honored with state's highest tourism award

INDIANAPOLIS | A man whose name is synonymous with Northwest Indiana's travel and hospitality industry was awarded the state's highest tourism…

August 15, 2014 3:16 pm

Windiana performance set for Saturday

CHESTERTON |  Enjoy a music field evening under the stars at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Chesterton Amphitheater in the Coffee Creek Watershed Pres…

August 15, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton business owner reports attempted scam

CHESTERTON | The owner of a local restaurant avoided being the victim of a telephone scam, but reported the incident to police to warn the public.

August 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Motorcyclist hurt in Chesterton accident

CHESTERTON | A motorcyclist was hurt Wednesday in an accident at Calumet Road and Indian Boundary Road.

August 14, 2014 5:16 pm

Region beer makers brew up fans at State Fair

Region beer makers brew up fans at State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS | Many Hoosiers unlikely to set foot in Northwest Indiana anytime soon still got to enjoy beer Thursday at the State Fair produce…

August 14, 2014 4:15 pm

YMCA briefs

Valparaiso Family YMCA

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

August 13, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield looks to make commerical strip more connected, accessible

WINFIELD | Incorporated just 21 years ago, Winfield can't boast century-old buildings or a picture postcard downtown.

August 09, 2014 5:51 pm

Concert, film series continues tonight

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s free concert and family film series will conclude tonight at the bandstand in Thomas Park with membe…

August 08, 2014 12:00 am

Back to school nights, open houses set

CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. will hold back to school open house nights at the various locations:

August 06, 2014 12:00 am

Third Coast Spice Cafe has reopened

CHESTERTON | A popular restaurant in Porter County reopened a week after a small fire.

August 04, 2014 4:00 pm

Children, families to benefit from concert

Children, families to benefit from concert

VALPARAISO | Donations are still coming in, but as of today, the Lightning Bug Music Festival has raised $6,032 for summer camperships, accord…

August 04, 2014 12:00 am

Touching stories abound along 3 Dune Challenge trail

Touching stories abound along 3 Dune Challenge trail

CHESTERTON | The 3 Dune Challenge trail kicked off only a month and a half ago, but it’s already been the site of a marriage proposal, the pla…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Porter Regional Hospital hosts childbirth education classes this month

Porter Regional Hospital will present the following childbirth education classes in August:

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Party in the Park Aug. 16

CHESTERTON |  The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will host the ninth annual Party in the Park event from 5 to 9 p.m. Aug. 16 in Thomas Centennial Park.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Dunes State Park celebrates National S'mores Day with special program Friday

CHESTERTON | The Indiana Dunes State Park is celebrating the campfire tradition of the s’more at 7:30 p.m. Friday with an evening of s’more fu…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

August 02, 2014 12:00 am

Smoke shop robbery thwarted by uncooperative employee

CHESTERTON | Two men tried to rob a local smoke shop, but the robbery was thwarted when the employee in the store would not open the cash register.

August 01, 2014 11:00 pm

Jewelry classes set at art center

CHESTERTON | Mara Wible will be teaching a variety of Tuesday night jewelry classes during the month of August at the Chesterton Art Center. A…

August 01, 2014 12:00 am

Cops: Woman left baby in car at strip club

GARY | A Chesterton woman was charged with neglect of a dependent after police allege she left her 7-month-old child in a car for hours while …

July 31, 2014 6:45 pm

YMCA briefs

Portage YMCA

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

National Lakeshore programs offered

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Mailboxes blown up by fireworks in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Police said two mailboxes in the 1400 block of Duffer Driver were damaged early Tuesday.

July 30, 2014 11:14 am

State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

State Fair to showcase Indiana beer and wine, renovated Coliseum

INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a rev…

July 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Augustyn raises funds for Heifer International

Augustyn raises funds for Heifer International

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

Chesterton Art Fair features Porter and Lake county artists

PORTER | The 56th annual Chesterton Art Fair will be held Saturday and Sunday at Hawthorne Park. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and the adm…

July 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Chesterton council awards employee raises

CHESTERTON |  Town Councilman Emerson DeLaney proposed an ordinance Monday  to increase the salaries of town employees, which was met with una…

July 28, 2014 9:00 pm

Local food blending company gains investors

Local food blending company gains investors

Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Che…

July 27, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Portage schools receive grants from ArcelorMittal

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools recently received two grants totaling $13,500 from ArcelorMittal.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Chamber to host Duneland Personified Dinner Tour

CHESTERTON | Public tickets are now on sale to “Experience The Progressive Dinner: Duneland Personified,” the fifth dinner tour to be hosted b…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Glamping package part of fundraiser

Glamping package part of fundraiser

CHESTERTON |  In an unlikely pairing, a high-style interior designer and dirt-loving outdoor education center have teamed up to raise money to…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am

Fire may close Third Coast Spice Cafe for a week

CHESTERTON | A popular Chesterton restaurant may be closed for about a week after a small kitchen fire Saturday night.

July 26, 2014 9:30 pm

National lakeshore briefs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Chesterton police looking for full-time dispatcher

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton Police Department will begin accepting applications for a full-time dispatcher Monday.

July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff

CHESTERTON | As Nick Grubnich punched a putt just past the 18th hole on Friday afternoon, the Crown Point native let out an audible groan.

July 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Concert, film series continues Aug. 1

CHESTERTON | Westchester Public Library’s free concert and family film series continues at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the bandstand in Thomas Centennial…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Critique night planned

Local painter Mark VanderVinne will host critique night at the Chesterton Art Center at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6. Guests are welcome to show up, with …

July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Children's art classes offered

CHESTERTON | Danielle Volkman will be offering a series of Saturday afternoon children's art classes from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Chesterton Art Ce…

July 25, 2014 12:00 am


About Beverly Shores

Police Department

500 S. Broadway
Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
(219) 879-8800

Fire Department

500 S. Broadway
Beverly Shores, Ind.
46301
(219) 879-9104

About Burns Harbor

Police Department

1240 N. Boo Road
Burns Harbor, Ind.
46304
(219) 787-9412

Fire Department

308 Navajo Trail
Burns Harbor, Ind.
46304
(219) 787-8591

About Chesterton

Police Department

726 Broadway
Chesterton, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-1136

Fire Department

702 Broadway
Chesterton, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-7162

About Dune Acres

Town Hall

One East Road
Dune Acres, Ind.
46304
(219) 787-1900

Fire Department

550 Beam Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-1226

About Porter

Town Hall

303 Franklin Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-2771

Police Department

50 Francis Street
Porter, Ind.
46304
(219) 926-7611

About Indiana Dunes

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
1100 N. Mineral Springs Road, Porter IN 46304
Visitor Information - 219-926-7561

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