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East Chicago mayor seeks disaster declaration from Pence for lead-contaminated neighborhood
The resources of city are strained to the "point of breaking," Anthony Copeland writes governor
Saturday, December 10, 2016
$500,000 grant kickstarts downtown Greenfield restorations
An average of about $69,000 will go toward each of the 10 buildings
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Peru VA clinic criticized for long waits, poor service
Officials say outpatient clinic is set to be substantially expanded
Friday, December 9, 2016
EDITORIAL: Let's not be Illinois; invest in water infrastructure now
Hoosier water infrastructure needs about $2.3 billion worth of repairs and then an estimated $815 million a year in additional maintenance, report says
Friday, December 9, 2016
Canadian firm Axia named as Bloomington's fiber infrastructure provider
The network could cost around or upward of $50 million
Friday, December 9, 2016
Third time's the charm for Ligonier: Gets $650,000 to improve water system
Friday, December 9, 2016
Munster may tighten control over festivals in effort to prevent violence
Friday, December 9, 2016
Vincennes University to get $22 million for capital improvements
Thursday, December 8, 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
Delaware County: Economic development saved, created jobs
A series of abatements helped spark building construction or expansion worth $7 million, retained 66 jobs and resulted in 64 jobs pledged to be created
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
With dissent, Gary approves TIF district plan
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Dec. 18 opening date set for Jeffersonville's east-end crossing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Madison County computer protection cost is close to $200,000
Commissioners OK contracts in wake of ransomware attack
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Rail projects seen as transformational for Northwest Indiana region
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Norfolk Southern says count us out on Chicago rail bypass
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Porter County spending $6 million to upgrade 911
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Cigarette tax hike could have clearer path in Indiana without Pence
Coalition says it could get lawmakers to double tax or more
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
About 50 Lawrence County property owners resolve to fight trails
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sycamore Land Trust opens new preserve on Lake Monroe
Monday, December 5, 2016
OPINION: How to fix our cities and towns
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: It's time to raise Indiana's cigarette tax
Monday, December 5, 2016
New trailhead dedicated at Wabashiki Fish & Wildlife Area
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Grant County creates plan to create thriving community
“The status quo is not acceptable,” IU Public Policy Institute analyst tells community
Friday, December 2, 2016
Standing Rock protests leave impact on communities, including in Indiana
About a dozen officers from Northwest Indiana were sent to North Dakota in late October as part of a Homeland Security agreement that allows to them to help a state in need
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin asks feds to suspend environmental portion of rail study
But GLBT doesn't expect that to delay the 160-mile proposed line around Chicago
Friday, December 2, 2016
IU trustees approve plan for new parking garage with 675 spaces
Friday, December 2, 2016
Great Lakes Basin explains key parts of $8 billion rail plan around Chicago
Says end-to-end travel time along 260-mile route would be a maximum of 12 hours
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Emergency directors talk about wildfire risks in Lawrence, Orange counties
'It can be the smallest incident:' Local leaders meet to learn from Tennessee wildfires should disaster strike
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Seeking to improve Kosciusko County community, 'Conversation' draws crowd
The need to diversify the economy beyond orthopedics was mentioned as was the need to further “brand” the community
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Frankfort council OKs abatement, $12.5 million bond for utility projects
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Valparaiso University forum examines questions of any local racial bias, policing
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: Let's focus on community
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Marion Police Department had trouble filing positions before cutting 6 vacant jobs
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: New impetus for fighting drug addiction
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
EDITORIAL: Indiana legislators hear call for higher fuel tax
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Officials: Camden recycling project to bring up to 256 jobs to Carroll County
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Indiana child abuse cases nearly double in decade
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush says state still does not have enough drug treatment centers and even is short of volunteer advocates to assist abused children at court hearings
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Kokomo Common Council gives final approval to northeast TIF district
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Southern Indiana officials have hope for historic surgeon general's report on addiction
“It is a chronic illness that we must approach with the same skill and compassion that we approach heart disease, diabetes and cancer," he says
Monday, November 28, 2016
The Parklands in Jasper formally receives 25-acre donation
Monday, November 28, 2016
Bloomington has escaped the worst effects of property tax caps
0ther communities not so lucky, particularly those with a heavy manufacturing base
Monday, November 28, 2016
OPINION: Advice for our next governor
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 28, 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
Two major Western Indiana road projects almost complete in Vigo and Clay counties
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Henry County Council hears presentation about economic impacts of wind farms
Indiana Supreme Court justice explains new Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Madison County's IT department seeking normalcy in ransomware's aftermath
Staff nearly finished putting local government's computer system back together after paying reported $28,000
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
Ten years after 'Dropout Nation': How Shelbyville schools tackled the problem
From about 75 percent graduation rate to 98 percent in 2013-14
Saturday, November 26, 2016
EDITORIAL: Time to bite the bullet on long-term road funding plan
Friday, November 25, 2016
Evansville creating another special Downtown tax district
Creating an entertainment district one of four major ideas
Friday, November 25, 2016
New search-and-rescue drone stationed in Howard-Tipton County DNR district
Conservation officers are first state law-enforcement agents authorized to fly unmanned aircrafts
Friday, November 25, 2016
Monroe County to continue needle exchange program for 2017
County health commissioner says hepatitis C epidemic still exists and drug use primary transmission means
Thursday, November 24, 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
Michael Hicks: Grant County and some other Hoosier counties need people, not jobs
Data shows that business attraction efforts are the second biggest receivers of taxpayer dollars, following schools, in Indiana, BSU economist says
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Goals for NewPorte Landing discussed at joint meeting
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Referendum OK gets Northeast Dubois schools $500,000 annually for next years
Petition: School board should be elected, not appointed
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
COMMENTARY: 9 of 10 school referenda passing was a Nov. 8 election surprise
Only Gary Community Schools' referendum lost 51 percent to 49 percent
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
EDITORIAL: A plea for our state legislators: Keep the focus on inclusive issues
Wednesday, November 23, 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
U.S. Steel to pay $2.2 million fine, clean up Gary pollution
Agrees to remove tires it dumped in Gary, and to remove and dispose PCB-contaminated lights at Gary schools
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Planning continues for Boys & Girls Club in Corydon which will be owned by foundation
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Lake County sheriff shelters behind his badge for now
Monday, November 21, 2016
Legislative leaders says they are not keen on total Indiana abortion ban
“We are always going to disagree about issues like abortion, marriage and perhaps even a hate crimes law,” House leader says
Monday, November 21, 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
GLEDC director discusses efforts to attract international business
Monday, November 21, 2016
Indiana Chamber of Commerce outlines legislative priorities
Long-term sustainable funding stream for Hoosier roads, bridges and other infrastructure tops the list
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
Indiana road funding fix hinges on overcoming aversion to tax hikes
“We really need to be thinking on a large scale and be innovative in what we consider,” Sen. Crider says
Friday, November 18, 2016
Eliminating an eyesore: Carnegie Center talks artsy plans for New Albany skate park
Friday, November 18, 2016
EDITORIAL: Gov.-elect Holcomb must put Indiana above GOP
Friday, November 18, 2016
Major economic development project officially opens in Daviess County
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
California firm selected for 3-year I-69 study for new Ohio River bridge
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
DeKalb County maps next steps toward new jail, community corrections center
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
EDITORIAL: Madison County hacker attack will cost more than ransom payment
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
IUS Economic Outlook 2017 panel talks uncertainties of Trump in New Albany
But economists project Southern Indiana economy will continue to grow
Monday, November 14, 2016
New Albany-Floyd County schools lines out referendum steps after vote victory
Education officials roll up sleeves to tackle project list
Monday, November 14, 2016
Trump could lift, or sink, Northwest Indiana economy
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Help is on the way for Wayne County drug addicts
Sunday, November 13, 2016
Clark County jail makes changes in light of TV show which ended after 2 seasons
Majority of inmates need some sort of treatment to keep them from coming back
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
School City of Mishawaka starts plan to fix buildings, buy computers, offer raises
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
Body cameras weigh on some Indiana police departments
The fiscal and temporal costs have started to take a toll
Friday, November 11, 2016
Indiana commission approves $41 million in funding for University of Southern Indiana
Friday, November 11, 2016






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