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Will state veto St. Joseph County's carbon monoxide detector law?
Friday, December 15, 2017
Commission seeking $24.2 million grant to build trail across Northwest Indiana
Much of its western part goes through industrial areas of Hammond, Gary and East Chicago
Friday, December 15, 2017
Lake County moves forward with 2-week parental leave program
Friday, December 15, 2017
Nestle investing $79.5 million in Anderson
City county OKs bond issue of up to $400,000 for refurbishing of downtown Tower Apartments
Friday, December 15, 2017
WINDSTORM: Proposal to bring wind turbines to Cass County spurs debate
RES also wants to erect turbines in Fulton and Miami counties
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Who reports what if there's a sexual harassment allegation at Purdue
Thursday, December 14, 2017
New Albany donates land for $3.2 million condo, commercial development
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Hancock County officials move $55 million jail project forward
Commissioners asking voters for input, putting question on May 2018 ballot
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Bloomington, Monroe County to file suit against opioid makers
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Monroe County council votes 4-3 to approve 1% food and beverage tax
Proposed to help finance the expansion of the Monroe Convention Center
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Anderson approves lower Corporation for Economic Development contract for 2018
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Home building permits hit October 2017 record in Cedar Lake
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
State takes full control of Muncie Community Schools
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Grant County Economic Growth Council nets additional revenue for 2018
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
'Silent victims' are survivors of Lafayette's heroin crisis
Tippecanoe County CASA was one of eight programs in Indiana selected to pilot the juvenile case assessment tool
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Lawsuit could alter Indiana public defender rules
Johnson County case centers on problems contacting lawyers
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Debate over marijuana-derived oils continues in Indiana
Long says legislators will review attorney general's opinion before deciding whether to revise the law during the new  session that starts in January
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Berne Apparel will add 60,000 square feet to Ossian facility
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
City of Bloomington creates website to visualize regional data
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Coast Guard approves I-69 Evansville-Henderson Ohio River crossing bridge options
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Monroe County needle exchange extended, opioid awareness commission named
Developing an overdose response plan that other communities can follow faced by Bloomington over the summer
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Five Indiana counties OK Our Southern Indiana Regional Development Authority board
Now the eighth established RDA in the state and first to be formed since 2015
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: State safety board not living up to name
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Strong stance for openness
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Howard County Council says no to J-turns, and urges U.S. 31 freeway completion
Resolution directs Holcomb, McGinness to focus on roadway stretching north to south
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Dragging child sex crimes into the light
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
INTO THE DARK: 'Every bit as troubling as the opioid crisis:' Sex crimes against children
Madison County, which ranks 13th in population among Indiana counties, had the fourth-most convictions for sexual assault against children in the state over the past nine years
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
STEALING INNOCENCE Offenders seize opportunities, groom targets for sex crimes against children
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
COMMENTARY: The benefits of being well-connected
With Indiana lacking a bike trail network, task force studies remedies to missing links
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
$61.7 million private development proposed for Fort Wayne riverfront

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly

Continental Property Group is proposing to build a $61.7 million mixed-use development on about 3.3 acres at the northeast corner of Harrison and Superior streets, on the city’s riverfront.

Monday, December 11, 2017
COMMENTARY: A test of good municipal government
Monday, December 11, 2017
New owners envision a revived Alhambra Theatre in Evansville
Sunday, December 10, 2017
New owners envision a revived Alhambra Theatre in Evansville
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Tell City council renews contract with Perry County Development Corp
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Shelbyville OKs 10-year tax abatement for PK USA
Sunday, December 10, 2017
COMMENTARY: A unity of purpose on the homeless
Sunday, December 10, 2017
Cass County to implement juvenile detention alternatives
GPS monitoring could substitute for jail after arrest
Saturday, December 9, 2017
2017-18 flu season expected to pack punch if Australia's experience is a guide
“If you're over 6 months old and you're breathing, you should get a flu shot,” says Allen County health commisioner
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Rep. Jeff Ellington files bill to double Monroe County innkeepers tax to 10%
County council considering 1 percent food and beverage tax again
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Help on the front lines of addiction in Monroe County
Peer recovery specialists to aid hospitalized overdose patients in connecting with services
Friday, December 8, 2017
Anderson EDC director gets two-year contract extension at $144,000 annually
Friday, December 8, 2017
Plagued with problems, Dubois County jail rated obsolete: Overcrowded and understaffed
National Institute of Corrections respresentative says, “You talk about helping inmates getting treatment but inmates are not getting the treatment while in jail”
Friday, December 8, 2017
Greenfield organization, high school club team up to plant and protect local trees
Friday, December 8, 2017
Hancock County commissioners deny gravel pit proposal for Maxwell as residents oppose
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Allen County Courthouse tours reveal overlooked beauty of 1902 Beaux Arts-style building
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Crown Point denies tax abatement for proposed children's learning center
First denial in city in last 10 years
Thursday, December 7, 2017
City officials: Developments helping make Crown Point the true Hub City of Lake County
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Portage police join national addiction initiative; offering help to those addicted to drugs
"We are not going to arrest our way out of this problem," Police Chief Troy Williams said
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
New Castle unveils proposal for events and parking in downtown
Designed to be a low maintenance and kid friendly space and expands on existing downtown resources such as the Arts Park
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana's population decline in rural counties has viable solution
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Nappanee OKs tax abatement for Newman Industries
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Plan filed for $100 million immigration detention center for Elkhart County
Initially, the detention center would consist of two buildings, a 1,152-bed building and a separate 88-bed “special management unit”
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Indian engineering firm picks Columbus for 500-worker headquarters
It expects to hire 100 employees in Indiana within a year of establishing operations
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Developer announces $14.5 million apartment complex near downtown Goshen with art park
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Madison extends Jefferson County Industrial Development Corp. for $80,000 annually
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
St. Joseph County leads state in untested rape kits
Audit shows 2,650 Indiana cases languish; 478 here
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
International relations: VU, city of Vincennes form partnership with Chinese delegation
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Old Gary school center is a haven for illegal dumping, and cost broke district money
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Gary sued over 'welcoming city' ordinance
Lawyer claims it violates Indiana's sanctuary city ban
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
La Porte City Council mulls redistricting reform, then tables proposal urging it
“They need our leadership,” councilman says of Indiana Legislature
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: Hidden victims: The impact of opioid use on children and families
Collaborations among local, state and federal agencies are developing new cross-cutting partnerships and interventions
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
LifeOmic biotech startup to hire 225, invest $16 million in Indianapolis
Monday, December 4, 2017
FedEx plans $385 million upgrade for Indy hub, seeks $29.2 million tax break
Facility currently capable of sorting 214,000 packages and documents per hour
Monday, December 4, 2017
Forest River will expand Ligonier RV plant and could add up to 400 jobs
Monday, December 4, 2017
OPINION: Indiana doesn't have a jobs problem
Monday, December 4, 2017
Tax assessment appeal will reduce Merrillville distribution by millions
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Municipal growth or unwelcome intrusion? NWI towns strategize future through annexation
Some communities grow to prevent being swallowed up by larger towns and cities
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Study begins looking for sites for National Civil Rights Hall of Fame in Gary
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Southern Indiana leaders: Affordable housing supply tight in region
"Vast majority" that earn below the median area income aren't living in non-public housing that is affordable to them
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Report suggests larger Bloomington convention center may bring more business to county
They are not profit makers, consultant says, and that is why public entities get in the business
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Clock ticking on action plan to bring Madison County jail up to state standards
"We're trying to run a jail with 280, and 80 of those people don't have beds," sheriff says
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Bloomington seeks to put more limits on height, density of downtown developments
Saturday, December 2, 2017
Golf carts allowed on Greenfield city streets with special permits
Friday, December 1, 2017
Short-lived 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan to guide future of Bloomington travel
"Getting people to want to choose to ride transit instead of their own vehicle, it's a hard sell," IU campus bus operator says
Friday, December 1, 2017
Hoosier Uplands focuses on communities by funneling funds to them for improvements
“We already have applications for 2018 which will continue to improve our area in a wide range of ways," CEO says
Friday, December 1, 2017
Cedar Lake aims to create new lakefront downtown, fresh image with $150 million plan
Town Center would bring new businesses, a band shell, walking paths, a multiuse trail and athletic fields to Cedar Lake
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Precision Medical expands into Wabash County
Thursday, November 30, 2017
St. Joseph County to pay back nearly $10 million in property taxes after appeals
Almost $3.5 million will go to Meijer for three stores
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Company to invest initial $30 million in massive cold storage facility in Anderson
Officials: Average worker salary $56,000
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Sellersburg Town Council gives 10-year tax break to expanding construction company
Council members question effects of abatements
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
$100,000 campaign hopes to bring millennials to Greenfield
Matchbook Creative of Indianapolis to create a plan for marketing and branding the city and all it offers
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
COMMENTARY:Five Thursdays in November
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Solar panels will help reduce energy costs in Bloomington parks
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Some runners, walkers, bikers wonder if the Milwaukee Trail in Lawrence County is safe?
When a woman reported attack Saturday afternoon while traversing it, word of the incident circulated swiftly among users on social media
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
OPINION: Real challenges on opioid addiction lie ahead
It is better to simply understand that effective treatment of addicts and a reduction of rates of opioid drug use are less expensive than not intervening
Monday, November 27, 2017
Howe-based delivery van manufacturer plans expansion costing more than $2 million
Monday, November 27, 2017
NWI Region is home to many of Indiana's most populous towns - but should they be cities?
According to the State Board of Accounts there are 119 cities and 447 towns in Indian
Monday, November 27, 2017
Needle exchange: Tippecanoe County could be third Indiana county to ditch it
West Lafayette has strained to keep the needle exchange at arm’s length
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Indiana Attorney general's statement adds to confusion over CBD oil
Doctor: “This was an alternative that was safe and effective, and now I’m in an ethical place that I don’t know what to do.”
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Rental hosts profit from IU football weekends
But few Airbnb operators paying county innkeeper’s tax as required
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Pendleton development plan would dangle liquor licenses at a deep discount
Is this lure for new business unfair to those already there?
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Gary considers convention center's future: 'It is a tremendous drain on the city'
Mayor suggests, without elaborating, that it could be converted into a portion of a future casino in Gary
Sunday, November 26, 2017
As Terre Haute examines parking, a look at Bloomington's experience
After a more than 30-year absence is generating more revenue for the city but reviews are mixed among businesses and customers
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Council approves city funds for Hotel Elkhart renovation, partners with local developer
Saturday, November 25, 2017
How did chemicals get in water near two Evansville schools?
"There is nothing to indicate the schools are at risk at this time"
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Union County officials reject income study - at least for now
Friday, November 24, 2017
Montgomery County Health Department begins distributing Narcan
Workshops planned as county reports 53 overdoses in past month
Friday, November 24, 2017
New practice by prosecutors will hold suppliers accountable for drug overdoses
There is anecdotal, if not statistical evidence, to support the stance
Friday, November 24, 2017
Downtown Lafayette shops resort to sandbags to stop flooding
Recently completed $5.5 million streetscape project may be cause
Friday, November 24, 2017
How local taxpayers might pay for a bigger Vanderburgh County jail and more staff
One solution to solve overcrowded conditions would cost $15 million
Friday, November 24, 2017






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