Chesterton

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CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — An Illinois teenager has been  identified as the swimmer who drowned in Lake Michigan at Indiana Dunes State Park. The Porter County coroner's office says 18-year-old Dominic Snovicky of Plainfield, Illinois, was rushed to Porter Regional Hospital and pronounced dead at 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. Porter Fire Chief Lewis Craig Jr. says Snovicky went underwater about 11 a.m., He was found in the water just after 12:30 p.m. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says witnesses said the teen was hit by a wave.

Gov. Holcomb Announces Rail Safety Program

Apr 3, 2018

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb was in Chesterton yesterday to unveil new details for the Local Trax Rail Overpass Program.
 

The new program stems from the Next Level Roads plan. It’s aimed at both decreasing traffic congestion and increasing safety around railroads.

Governor Holcomb said at least $125 million dollars will be available in matching state funds for local communities that apply for the grant.