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Sheriff: New jail plan could save Floyd County millions
100 new beds would be added to existing structure
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Floyd County Sheriff: New jail plan could save millions
100 new beds would be added to existing structure
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Floyd County Sheriff: New jail plan could save millions
100 new beds would be added to existing structure
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Indiana sheriffs to be surveyed on jail overcrowding
In 2015, the legislature approved plans to divert low-level criminals from prisons to county jails
Thursday, July 20, 2017
West Lafayette's north end is getting an indoor recreation and aquatics center
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Officials tour Porter County water park reported to have caused chemical burns
Thursday, July 20, 2017
FBI raids Terre Haute wastewater treatment plant
Mayor Bennett: Probe seems to involve one target
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Frankfort mayor reveals renderings for Prairie Creek Park
Thursday, July 20, 2017
INDOT to spend $15 million on Perry County roads, bridges over next five years
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Gibson County seeks TIF revenue for $1.25 million Toyota project
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Native species garden taking root at Gregg Park in Vincennes
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Fayette County extends needle exchange program for another two years
The program is also making a difference in the cases of Hepatitis C within the county, head of local program says
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
COMMENTARY: Almost learning an economic lesson at a Hoosier council meeting
Councilman wanted to know: 1) compared with what; 2) at what cost; and 3) on the basis of what hard evidence
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
INVin, Purdue pitch Pantheon Business Theater in downtown Vincennes
At least $2 million in tax dollars needed to get co-working space project off the ground
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Limebike records 2,500 first-week rides in South Bend
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Monroe County sheriff explains reasoning behind naloxone policy change
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Vigo County seeks 1 percent bump in local income tax to help pay for new jail
Number of inmates may have surpassed cap of 268 reached in 2001 in lawsuit
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
RiverLink call times decrease while tolled bridge crossings increase in second quarter
Still has a bit to go before it reaches its projection of 110,000 daily crossings by the end of 2018
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Fountain County Commissioners advance jail project
But county council does not go on record to fund it
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Ridge Run Trail project i Middlebury is now complete
Monday, July 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Three lessons from the I-69 fiasco
Monday, July 17, 2017
Downtown Evansville group wants to pay more taxes to boost neighborhood
An annual budget of $625,000 is expected
Monday, July 17, 2017
Roads plan includes $65 million for Clinton County
Monday, July 17, 2017
STACKING OF THE GREENS: Ivy Tech to partner on vertical farm in South Bend
State-of-the-art, $3 million to $4 million facility will be utilized for workforce training so that students better understand future opportunities in farming
Monday, July 17, 2017
Notre Dame sets new record for research money: Nearly double from 10 years ago
Monday, July 17, 2017
State to invest $70.6 million in Tippecanoe County roads and bridges over 5 years
The entire state will see a total of 10,000 miles of pavement resurfaced and 1,300 bridges repaired or replaced
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Gaps mar treatment of opioids in Allen County region, local health commissioner says
More family doctors and nurse practitioners are needed to identify and address addiction
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Inching forward: No timetable in place for completion of Section 5 of I-69 project
Sunday, July 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Needle exchange solution demands collaboration
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Few Hoosier voters ask to be removed from registration lists
Secretary of state's office: Information won't be released to Election Integrity commission
Sunday, July 16, 2017
In some areas, fluoride debate rages
Alexandria debate shows adding fluoride to systems remains controversial
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Madison County Jail population reaches record level with 316 inmates in last week
Council approves $161,000 for part-time employees
Sunday, July 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Seeking the next level for Indiana's infrastructure
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Rally for redistricting set for Monday at Indiana Statehouse
League  of Women Voters, others say it's time for Hoosier gerrymandering to end
Sunday, July 16, 2017
In face of fraud study, Indiana Secretary of State cites Hoosier election integrity
Lawson serving on Trump's advisory commission, which has encountered lawsuits
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Costs increase to prep luxury apartment site, Elkhart project no longer funds itself
Saturday, July 15, 2017
INDOT to spend $100 million on four-county roads in Evansville area
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Volunteers begin major push to reinvigorate Peru's Circus Hall of Fame
Saving the circus: After years of financial struggles, group working to put museum on the map
Saturday, July 15, 2017
New route for South Shore could cost 40 homes in South Bend
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Indiana's road and bridge project list includes $48 million for St. Joseph County
Elkhart County getting $45.8 million, LaPorte County $78.4 million and Marshall County $25.2 million
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Wabash County getting nearly $9 million for roads, bridges through 2022
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Road plan has Daviess, Dubois, Martin and Pike County officials excited
Nearly $50 million headed to fix roadways over the next five yers
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Priceless Memories: Nonprofit funds outdoor opportunities for kids in Hancock County
Record 50 third through fifth graders attend Plug Into Nature summer camp
Friday, July 14, 2017
Monroe County OD drug naloxone supply stable
Friday, July 14, 2017
Madison County Council divided on next step in needle exchange discussion
Health officer: Don't be first county to curtail program
Friday, July 14, 2017
New Hoosier law could help prevent water wars between Southern Indiana, Louisville
Jeffersonville legislator's bill establishes water resources authority
Thursday, July 13, 2017
South Shore Double Track local funding finalized; now it's up to federal government
The state made its own contribution to the project through the budget, committing $6 million per year for life of any bond
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Harrison County to relieve jail overcrowding by sending inmates to Washington County
Sheriff said it fixes problem and "buys" the county 10 to 12 years before something else may need to be done
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Elkhart Redevelopment Commission tackles $29 million luxury apartments
Approved carving out a special tax increment finance district fo debt service on bonds
Thursday, July 13, 2017
IU South Bend's showcase of sustainability features urban beekeeping
Part of the reason bees are so important for sustainability is their ability to pollinate plants
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Ball State study finds nearly 1 in 2 American jobs at risk of automation
Report says policymakers are unprepared to mitigate the future problems
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Vincennes City Council agrees to bolster Stellar Communities application with $50,000
Some communities not selected for Stellar money have often been successful regardless, INVin executive director says
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Knox County OK's additional $25,000 in funds for VanGo
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Daviess County Commissioners take qualified anti-needle exchange stance
With the growing opioid problem in the state, the General Assembly left program choice up to local counties.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Heroin recovery program in Lafayette could treat 500 people per day
The facility will accept commercial insurance, Medicaid and out-of-pocket payments, which typically range from $12 to $15 per day at the state's other centers
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Lives depend upon answers to opioid addiction
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Much more help needed to fight Indiana opioid epidemic
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Meth, not heroin, still rules in some rural areas of Indiana
“Everyone here knows everyone, or is related, and there is a long meth tradition among drug users, and a fear of heroin," says deputy prosecutor
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Morgan County working to stop drug traffic along Ind. 37, Ind. 67 and I-70
"The supply routes is the way we look at it, to stop the stuff from coming into the county,” says deputy sheriff
Monday, July 10, 2017
Drugs are killing us, says Indiana Recovery Alliance director
Health crisis is 'going to get worse before it gets better,' says Chris Albert
Monday, July 10, 2017
Effects of addiction ripple throughout Lawrence County and surrounding area
State designation allowed for a local syringe exchange program
Monday, July 10, 2017
St. John approves agreement for commercial development of more than 171,000 square feet
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Construction zone: Reshaping the Indiana State University campus
Nearly $130 million in projects currently underway
Sunday, July 9, 2017
COMMENTARY: Luke Kenley, man behind the budgets, retires from Indiana Senate
Saturday, July 8, 2017
State to issue about $240 million in new bonds for I-69
Refinances the remaining project to complete 21 miles of interstate between Martinsville and Bloomington
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Ending early: Indiana Toll Road construction wraps up months ahead of schedule
Friday, July 7, 2017
Gary looks to cut red tape in developing area around South Shore Miller station
"When our zoning code was originally written in 1964 it was really restrictive"
Friday, July 7, 2017
Charlestown City Council votes to sell water system for $13.4 million
Opponents begin petition process to block sale to Indiana American Water
Friday, July 7, 2017
Bloomington taking measures to improve downtown, combat overdoses, homelessness
Officials also publicly acknowledged the city has seen an influx of people seeking services in Bloomington who have been sent here from counties and cities across the state
Friday, July 7, 2017
Hoosier sheriffs want state help with jail issues: overcrowding, mental health issues
"We need to find funding to build places and staff it accordingly for people that are acutely mentally ill,” Madison County sheriff says
Friday, July 7, 2017
Crowdfunding campaign for trail safety improvements launched where 2 girls killed
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Columbus girds for $50 million Cummins renovation, $30 million overpass project
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Governor announces five more opioid treatment centers in Indiana
Locations in Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Tippecanoe and Vigo counties join 14 existing ones
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Republican state Sen. Luke Kenley announces retirement after 25 years
Since 2009, he has chaired the Senate Committee on Appropriations, playing a central role in passing multiple balanced budgets
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
City of Washington working toward big road projects
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Medieval German village gets support from Dubois County for $5 million project
Want to create The Village of Grunwald  in northeast corner of county
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: Turning regional liabilities into assets for Northwest Indiana
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
EDITORIAL: Anderson mayor should have been approached again for Greenway plans
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Officials taking next step in formulating White River development plan
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Marion Civic Theatre facing tough times
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
OPINION: The wisdom of long-run thinking
To grow, Hoosier cities must focus, for a very long time, on the fundamental elements of local government: good schools, livable neighborhoods, safe and well-maintained streets
Monday, July 3, 2017
Can Carmel help Muncie, Anderson grow?
"Everyone is in favor of improving the quality of life for local residents, but there was no substance around the vision," Anderson says of Mounds Greeway proposal
Monday, July 3, 2017
Grissom Air Reserve Base marks 75 years since opening as a naval air station
The Navy trained hundreds of fighter pilots there in a short amount of time, including Ted Williams, a hall of fame baseball player with the Boston Red Sox
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Nearly 90 Muncie teachers have quit since the start of school last year, association says
Friday, June 30, 2017
Tippecanoe School Corp. scrambles to keep up with rapid growth
More than 13,300 students attend 19 schools in the district, 2,000 more than 10 years ago
Friday, June 30, 2017
Ground broken on Phase 1 of Fort Wayne riverfront development
Friday, June 30, 2017
Indiana Finance Authority board OKs cancellation of I-69 contract for Section 5
Construction is expected to be completed on or before Aug. 31, 2018, for Bloomington-Martinsville segment
Friday, June 30, 2017
Catching the sun: New solar field under construction south of Mitchell
Friday, June 30, 2017
Indiana gasoline prices at the pump will go up a dime July 1, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Daviess County resolutions against needle exchange receive qualified support
Local police and the prosecutor have all backed the resolution to not offer needle exchanges
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Pet population in Marion, Grant County leads to overcrowding at shelters
“The animal population in this town is out of control,” says local Humane Society head,  “there is an ordinance that no one is following”
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Madison County Health Board removes 'cooker' from needle exchange program
Had come under fire from Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings and members of the Madison County Council
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Two companies want to put wind turbines into Montgomery County
Local officials question value of ordinance passed in 2009
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Waves of overdoses just keep coming in Bloomington
Police, medics respond to 9 overdoses over weekend along Kirkwood Avenue
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Porter County $30 million upgrade about 'needs, not wants'
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Evansville boboard OKs $2 million for Goebel Soccer Complex updates
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Fort Wayne Park Foundation raises $1 million for riverfront pavilion
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Vincennes votes to double annual contribution to VanGo to $40,000
To get $500,000 from INDOT money, Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center must raise equal amount in local funds
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Henry County OKs tax increase for Cumulative Capital Development Fund
Monday, June 26, 2017
Report: Proposed rail plan group releases financial data
A balance sheet showed total assets of $151, and liabilities for 2016 of $802,000
Monday, June 26, 2017






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