Mayor Stahura Releases 2007 State of the City Report

Mayor Joe Stahura has presented the annual State of the City Report to the City Council on February 19. The report outlines the accomplishments of 2007 and the goals for 2008. The report can be reviewed on-line by clicking here.   Read More

Science Olympians make State competition

The WHS Science Olympiad team is busy getting ready for State competition, having recently qualified at a Regional event at Purdue Calumet. The Science Olympiad season began with Whiting hosting their second Invitational competition. Since then, science teachers Dan Nichols and Jeremy Long have coac   Read More

Whiting Community Center Offers Yearly Special Rates for a Limited Time!

There's still time to start your New Year's resolution to get in shape and reach for your goals! Take the first step and leap forward into a "healthy" 2008 and purchase a yearly membership to the Whiting Community Center. Yearly Special Membership Rates are being offered NOW thru February 29th. T   Read More

Whiting Community Center Welcomes Herman Miller, III

Whiting Community Center would like to welcome Herman Miller, III. Herman is presently employed by a Indiana University NW as an Athletic Trainer. He also is a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer at the Hammond YMCA. With over 7 years experience in the fitness field, Herman is definitely goin   Read More

Ice Rink at Standard Diamonds

The City of Whiting is pleased to announce the opening of an ice rink at Standard Diamond Park. Weather permitting, the rink and warming shelter are open until 10 p.m. daily. Although skating is free, skaters must provide their own equipment and skate at own risk. The rink is located at the far end   Read More

Whiting Elected Officials Sworn in on January 1

Mayor Joe Stahura, newly elected Clerk-Treasuer Mark Adam, Judge Ann P. Likens and the seven member City Council, took their official oath of office on January 1 at noon in City Hall. Each official will now serve a new 4-year term. State Senator Frank Mrvan administered the oath to each of the can   Read More

Town Forum with Congressman Pete Visclosky

Congressman Pete Visclosky will hold a Town Forum on Saturday, January 12, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at Whiting City Hall, 1443 - 119th Street, Whiting, IN, upstairs in the Council Chambers. Each year, these forums provide an opportunity to discuss the issues facing Northwest Indiana and our cou   Read More

Whiting Among Eight Schools Nominated for Blue Ribbon Award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Suellen Reed announced that eight Indiana public schools have been nominated for the federal No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools Awards Program. Schools are separated into two groups; with at least one-third of the schools having at least 40% disadva   Read More

Phil Smidt Aquisition Featured in Post Tribune Story

The recent acquisition of Phil Smidt's memorabilia for a Whiting-Robertsdale Museum was featured in the Post Tribune. To read the article, follow this link:,smidt.article   Read More

Whiting Awarded $$ in Pierogi Contest

Whiting was awarded in $1,000 in the Pierogy Pocket Capital contest for its efforts. This money will be used as seed money for the city museum. The winner was Bingham, N.Y. Whiting overall received the highest number of e-mail votes, some 62,000! If you missed Gayle Faulkner Kosalko's article in   Read More

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