Landlord registry on council agenda

MICHIGAN CITY – The Michigan City Common Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Blvd. The agenda includes an additional appropriations of $125,000 to the Michigan City Muncipal Golf Course, $30,000 for purchase of decorative trach receptacles, $100,000 for Police Department overtime, and $31,000 for handheld narcotics detection units; and creation of a landlord registry program and rental safety and verification program.


MC Park Board meets Wednsday

MICHIGAN CITY – The Michigan City Park Board will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 100 E. Michigan Blvd. The agenda includes updates on the Old Lighthouse Museum Project, and the Washington Park Zoo Big Cat Exhibit; and the Park Department’s 2019 2nd Quarter Report.


ISP accepting applications for recruits

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for the 80th Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as a state trooper must apply online at The website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process and additional career opportunities. Applications must be submitted electronically by 10:59 p.m. (CST) on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019.

Applicant must be U.S. citizen at least 21 and younger than 40, have a minimum vision standard (corrected or uncorrected) of 20/50 acuity in each eye, possess a valid driver's license to operate an automobile, have a high school diploma or GED, and be willing reside and serve anywhere in the state. Starting salary is $1,615.39 bi-weekly during training, and $48,000 a year after training. Recruits are offered a health care plan, pension program, comprehensive disability coverage and life insurance program; and student loan forgiveness programs are being offered. For more information visit to find the recruiter in your area.


Taste of Duneland seeks vendors, volunteers

CHESTERTON – The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers and vendors for the Taste of Duneland on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Thomas Centennial Park in historic downtown Chesterton. The event will feature food vendors with tastings for purchase, live entertainment, bounce houses, and a beer and wine garden.

Volunteers are needed for set-up, garbage maintenance, beer garden attendants, and break-down, with different shifts available. To be a vendor you must have a tasting portion and be approved by a vendor jury, with all necessary paperwork submitted. To volunteer or vend, contact the Chamber at 219-926-5513 or visit

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