Lakefront Planning Charrette a Success!

On July 10, 11 & 12th, the City sponsored a Planning Charrette which engaged 50 full time participants in the process of envisioning a new lakefront. An additional 25 people were involved in focus groups. The Charrette volunteers were divided into three teams, each of whom emerged from the sessi   Read More


The Oilers (34-0) beat Tecumseh 3-0 to win the Class A Softball State Championship. The Oilers were the first undefeated champion in state history in 2006; and went undefeated this year to make history again. Victoria Franco won the Mental Attitude Award. The game, originally scheduled for Saturda   Read More

Lakefront Development Public Kick-Off

The public kick-off of Whiting's Lakefront Development Project will be held Tuesday, June 10, at 6 p.m. in the Whiting Park Pavilion. An overview of the project will be provided, and opportunities for public input will be presented at the meeting. The meeting is expected to last approximately one ho   Read More

School to Hold Memorial for Dirk Flick

The Whiting Schools will mourn the passing of Principal Dirk Flick in a memorial service Wednesday, June 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the High School Auditorium. All are welcome.   Read More

Whiting School Registration Schedule

School City of Whiting Parents/Guardians must register ALL students both CURRENT and NEW for the 2008-2009 school year. Registration for students NEW TO THE DISTRICT: Registration for students new to the district will take place in the appropriate school office on the following dates: Week   Read More

Limited “Curbside Appeal” Grants Available in 2008

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission recently announced funding Curbside Appeal applications for the Non-Revitalization area of Whiting. These grants, which are funded by the Community Improvement Corporation, have a maximum limit of $200. This area includes residential property located North of   Read More

City Seeking Part-Time Code Enforcement Officer

The Building Department is seeking to fill a newly created part-time position of Code Enforcement Officer. The position will assist the Building Commissioner in inspecting properties in the City for violations of the City Property Maintenance Codes. High weeds and grass, junk or abandonned vehicle   Read More

Property Tax Rebate Decision Over-Ruled

The State recently over-ruled a decision to withhold property tax rebates from Lake County residents who also qualified for the 2% tax circuit breaker. This will result in new rebate checks being mailed to all property tax payers who received a notice indicating that they weren't entitled to a reba   Read More

Whiting Election Results Posted on Web

The candidate by candidate election results are now posted on the City's web site and can be viewed by clicking here. 54.5% of the Whiting registered voters cast a ballot on Election day. Precinct by precinct breakdowns are also avalable at the link above.   Read More

Enthusiastic Crowd greets President Clinton!!

An enthusiastic crowd of over 700 people jammed the Whiting Middle School Gym to see former President Bill Clinton. The President was greeted by Superintendent of Whiting Public Schools Dr. Sandra Martinez and Mayor Joe Stahura before addressing the crowd for almost 30 minutes. Mayor Joe and Dr. M   Read More

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