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Let it snow: Paoli Peaks plans to open all of its slopes by next Saturday
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Ameristar leads NWI casinos in November 2016 revenue
Friday, December 9, 2016
Munster may tighten control over festivals in effort to prevent violence
Friday, December 9, 2016
Will Uber reduce drunken driving when it launches in Evansville in 2017?
It seems to have done just that in similar-sized Joliet, Illinois
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Decatur County: A place to live, a place to work, a place to play
Videos, new websites to help drive community development
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Common Council looks to legalize pinball machines in Kokomo
When banned in 1955, there were reportedly an estimated 103 licensed pinball machines in the city
Thursday, December 8, 2016
South Bend casino size to depend on success
Gaming floor will begin at 55,000 square feet, compared to 140,000 square feet at New Buffalo
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Court finds Hoosiers have right to walk near Lake Michigan
Waterfront properties extend to the ordinary low water mark, subject to the public's right to use the shore area between that point and the ordinary high water mark
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Dec. 18 opening date set for Jeffersonville's east-end crossing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rail projects seen as transformational for Northwest Indiana region
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
About 50 Lawrence County property owners resolve to fight trails
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
A Town Center aims to attract others to downtown Anderson
Locals seek support for community art center
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
COMMENTARY: After year in rare spotlight, Hoosiers see themselves in plethora of books
Indiana and Terre Haute celebrated bicentennials in 2016 and some of the events captured by the authors
Saturday, December 3, 2016
New trailhead dedicated at Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Zip line adventure park, new water slide coming to Deep River in Hobart
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Residents frustrated about alcohol at Indiana Dunes State Park pavilion
Change in state law allows DNR to apply for liquor permits to the state's Alcohol and Tobacco Commission for its state parks without public comment
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: Indiana legislators hear call for higher fuel tax
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Unit restart at BP Whiting Refinery could lower gasoline prices
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
South Bend casino project could bring jobs, visitors and development
$400 million project is expected to create 2,000 permanent, full-time jobs and draw hundreds of daily visitors to the area
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Indiana lawmakers divided on which taxes to increase for highway maintenance
Using an increase in the cigarette tax for the roads is diverting funds from health programs, says Senate's top Democrat
Monday, November 28, 2016
Nappanee resident designs award-winning Indiana bicentennial quilt
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Two major Western Indiana road projects almost complete in Vigo and Clay counties
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Hotel building boom sweeping Northwest Indiana
Developers have announced more than $73 million in investment in new hotels and more than 1,200 new rooms across the Region
Sunday, November 27, 2016
The NCAA attendance rule that keeps costing Ball State which is averaging 7,789
Home attendance is dead last among the 128 teams in the Football Bowl Subdivision
Sunday, November 27, 2016
New and expanded manufacturing, health centers land in Shelby County
“They have the right spirit and they appear to be going pretty much in the same direction," says BSU director of economic development policy

Sunday, November 27, 2016
Kendallville Redevelopment Commission agrees to help fund downtown project
Saturday, November 26, 2016
New 4-story hotel in the works for Elkhart north of Indiana Toll Road
Friday, November 25, 2016
Evansville creating another special Downtown tax district
Creating an entertainment district one of four major ideas
Friday, November 25, 2016
Food and Beverage Tax in Elkhart County? Not likely anytime soon
Even though Goshen mayor says city looks to lose an estimated $5.3 million in property tax revenue in 2017 due to property tax caps.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
High School students turn piano into piece of art in downtown Kokomo
“It makes the downtown experience richer with an opportunity to hear and play music”
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Bureau of Indian Affairs blesses $400 million South Bend casino, tribal village
Decision includes a cover letter congratulating the tribe and apologizing for past mistreatment of the group at the hands of the federal government
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Daviess County OKs 35-acre land swap for economic development project
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Vera Bradley co-founder to design boutique hotel for downtown Fort Wayne
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Gasoline, cigarette tax hikes on table again as lawmakers weigh road-funding options
“We aren’t really excited about it in the Senate Republican caucus...," says Senate Pro Tem David Long of possible tax increases
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Dining A La King: Northern Indiana serves up famous fried chicken
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Top Indiana lawmakers eyeing tax increases to fund road construction
Bosma says state needs to raise between $1 billion and $1.5 billion a year for foreseeable future to maintain its existing roads and bridges
Monday, November 21, 2016
Double Track's twist - LaPorte County's role in South Shore expansion
Construction cost is projected to be $265 million to $275 million
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Upgrades to historic Hoosier Gym authorized by Knightstown
Nearly 40,000 people have visited site of movie Hoosiers so far this year
Sunday, November 20, 2016
I-69: One route, several options from Martinsville to I-465
Waverly residents’ biggest concern was how they would access Ind. 37 and Ind. 144 and finally I-69
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Filling up: Most of downtown Delphi vacancies now occupied
City is in final stages of multi-million dollar Stellar Communities projects
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Horseshoe Southern Indiana hotel to undergo $13 million renovation
Friday, November 18, 2016
Ferdinand keeps Christkindlmarkt tradition alive
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Syracuse Town Council establishes new riverfront district
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Significant layoffs hit BP Whiting Refinery for first time in 17 years
Global oil slump blamed for impending loss of up to 80 salaried employees
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Plans for rock climbing gym and tech center in South Bend get Regional Cities money
Funds also allocated for downtown Elkhart mixed-use development with retail, commercial, market-rate housing and a boutique hotel
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Bloomington tourism ads play off liberal bent
Pegs the home of Indiana University as the “blue dot in a red state”
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Briefed on Mounds Greenway project, Anderson City Council raises funding concerns
Trail between city and Muncie estimated to cost $15 million to $40 million depending on land acquisition expense
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Sustaining a treasure of Downtown Muncie
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Bridge developer for I-69 over Ohio River in the works
The final price tag expected be between $800 million and $1 billion
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Westfield's Grand Park far from break-even, but officials say not to worry
Claim it never meant to earn a profit, but was designed as an economic development tool to attract private investments—and visitors
Friday, November 11, 2016
Elkhart County Exit 92 campaign leads to more Indiana Toll Road visitors
Targets the 65 million travelers estimated to utilize the hughway every year
Friday, November 11, 2016






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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