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Monday, April 23, 2018
OPINION: A tax and spending anecdote
It is not the tax rate the matters, but rather the value we receive from taxes that informs our choices
Monday, April 23, 2018
Pike County seeks development for I-69 corridor
Hopes to attract residential, retail and industrial development with 4,000-acre plan
Monday, April 23, 2018
A future for science education: Elkhart ETHOS center has new space, new offerings
Monday, April 23, 2018
Northern Indiana VA health care system struggles to satisfy its clients
Ranks in the bottom third of all operations nationally
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Child homicides put heat on Indiana Department of Child Services
Area families say they warned state agncy of issues before tragedy struck
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Redkey residents get first look at revitalization goals
The key component of the revitalization plan is the creation of an Indiana Main Street organization as an avenue for state grants
Saturday, April 21, 2018
East Chicago to receive $8.5M grant for Indiana Harbor improvements
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Dubois Strong tackles county's economic challenges
Will refine and expand its social media campaign to attract nearby 25-30-year-olds and in Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Reduced role for Gary school board on agenda for special Indiana legislative session
Convening May 14 in extra innings for first time in non-budget year since 2002
Friday, April 20, 2018
Miami County files motion to dismiss wind farm suit
Local couple argues county's wind ordinance violates the U.S., Indiana constitutions
Friday, April 20, 2018
Where to put the South Shore: South Bend evaluates alternative locations
Studying looking at five options ranging in costs from $23.9 million to $102.3 million
Friday, April 20, 2018
Knox County commissioners boost contribution to VanGo by $10,000
Friday, April 20, 2018
Stellar Communities application from Knox County, Vincennes and Bicknell moves forward
One of six selected as finalists for the 2018 program
Friday, April 20, 2018
Holcomb announces $436 million in water infrastructure upgrades for Indiana
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Solutions sought for Huntington County jail overcrowding
Some inmates sent to Miami and Noble counties because of capacity problems
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Jay Schools OKs firearms for those approved by board to carry weapons
Declining enrollment has 'reached a tipping point as a financial model,' says superintendent
Thursday, April 19, 2018
CORRECTION: 'NO EXCUSE:' 83 sexual assault kits in St. Joseph County should have been tested
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Madison County tops state in hepatitis C cases per capita in 2017
Preliminary report shows 331 cases last year
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Dubois County school districts collaborate through initiative
Instead of fighting for enrollment numbers, the schools want all area students to get a great education, East Dubois Schools superintendent says
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Officials: Hancock County at risk of lawsuits loom if new jail isn't built
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Financially troubled Gary schools to cut 60 jobs
Officials hope not to have to layoff any teachers
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Cass County jail recreation area to house inmates
Overcrowding continues to be issue at facility
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Jeffersonville, Utica seek River Ridge land for park, residences
Jeffersonville also wants $1 million a year for five years for fire department services that the city provides to the business and industrial park
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Midstate Corridor group from Dubois, Spencer, Martin counties to meet with Gov. Holcomb
Hoping to get the Indiana Department of Transportation to make the road more of a priority
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Walsh/Reith Riley wins bid to add I-69 travel lane in Madison County
Projected to reduce the travel time to the Indianapolis metropolitan area by an average of 10 minutes
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
New Indiana investment fund aims to be capital resource for entrepreneurs
Monday, April 16, 2018
Overcoming barriers to Indiana's On My Way Pre-K program
State seeks low-income families to enroll 20 counties where these preschools are operating
Monday, April 16, 2018
'INSPECT' legislation to change little, but risk of doctor shopping remains
Monday, April 16, 2018
West Clark Community Schools Corp. teachers: Reconsider divorce
Monday, April 16, 2018
Hoosier National Forest seeks to decommission 22 miles of unused, overgrown roads
Monday, April 16, 2018
Elkhart County Council approves $3 million for Bristol bypass
Sunday, April 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Overpasses will boost rail safety
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Where are drug overdose deaths happening in Northwest Indiana?
Despite all the overdose deaths, drug treatment can often be difficult to access in the area
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Ball State to buy two abandoned Muncie elementary school buildings
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Indiana's 'holy money' might seed South Shore rail project
Proposal is to expand the commuter line from single track to double track between Gary and Michigan City
Sunday, April 15, 2018
As Earth Day approaches, environmentalism pivots since its founding in 1970
Executive director of Earth Day Indiana says the entire movement has turned away from governmental engagement and toward individual action
Sunday, April 15, 2018
FBI investigating purchase of at least 60 properties by Muncie Sanitary District
Has been conducting, since at least early 2016, an investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing in the city government administration of Mayor Dennis Tyler
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Miami County plan commission approves stricter setbacks for wind turbines
One official says action will essentially kill any prospect of future installations in the county
Friday, April 13, 2018
Indiana legislators institute new workplace policy
Hour of training on sexual harassment now required
Friday, April 13, 2018
Pendleton Town Council votes against establishing a riverfront district
Also passes resolution urging the Indiana Legislature to discuss gun safety and school funding during the upcoming special session
Friday, April 13, 2018
Five community foundations create Great Lakes One Water Partnership
Work to advance a new era of water infrastructure management for the benefit of people and businesses in the southwest region of Lake Michigan
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Opioid restrictions lead to fear among some patients, doctors
Legislation may create barriers to access, some say
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Historic Astra Theatre in Jasper once again open for business
Donors contributed roughly $2 million for purchasing and refurbishing the facility
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Plans for drug addiction recovery dorm in Hancock County Jail move forward
“We’re not statistics,” inmate Chris Hobbs says
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Bloomington City Council approves $6.5 million purchase of IU Health site
Person protesting purchase of $225,000 armored vehicle ejected from meeting
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Agreement puts tourism train excursions on track in Hamilton County
Plans to begin operating trains between Atlanta and Noblesville by the end of the summer
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Hamilton County kicks off 256-bed jail expansion, eyes start of second phase
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Vanderburgh County Jail expansion "inevitable," says commissioner in state of county
The state needs to be a "financial partner" as counties look to expand their incarceration facilities, Ungethiem contends
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Downtown Goshen redesign plans move forward
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Kokomo Police Department updates hiring policy to increase diversity
Change could also lower spending, training time
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
St. Joseph County targets technology so citizens can interact through smartphones
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Geological tests discourage site of new jail; Hancock County considers alternatives
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Montgomery County commissioners talk wind farms
Could change limits for setbacks and decibel levels
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Old Reid hospital demolition begins in Richmond: 'It's finally coming down'
Monday, April 9, 2018
Indiana's education chief notes changes coming with school funding, safety
Jennifer McCormick says districts will see more referendums; doesn't support arming teachers
Monday, April 9, 2018
OPINION: Pothole hell in Indiana and the debate about taxes
Indiana has embraced a mindset that wrongly merits the views of business taxes over the reality of robust public services.
Monday, April 9, 2018
2nd newborn found in Indiana volunteer fire station's baby box
'I was happy, ecstatic to hear the crying,' says lieutenant at department
Monday, April 9, 2018
Cannelton infrastructure gets grant boost through OCRA grant
Monday, April 9, 2018
COMMENTARY: Without changes, fewer people will call Terre Haute 'home' by 2050
The state needs to invest more in rebuilding the urban cores of cities like Terre Haute, Muncie, Kokomo and Michigan City
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Are jobs in Indiana's solar industry fading?
Advocates believe industry will overcome net metering phase-out
Sunday, April 8, 2018
South Bend mayor: South Shore study worth the wait
Five station relocation options being considered
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Transforming Methodist: IU Health figuring out what to demolish, save
$1 billion project, announced three years ago, calls for closing University Hospital, about two miles away, and consolidating clinical operations into expanded facilities at Methodist and Riley Hospital for Children
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Indianapolis joins cohort of big cities exploring cutting-edge transportation ideas
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Section 6 of I-69 to shake up Morgan County business landscape
Friday, April 6, 2018
COMMENTARY: Road to better infrastructure twists and bends
Donnelly: Revitalized transportation, commerce network deserves high priority
Friday, April 6, 2018
Madison County raises bridge tax by 1 cent
Engineer: $3 million needed yearly to maintain its 220 bridges
Friday, April 6, 2018
Ivy Tech unveils $43 million construction plans for downtown Muncie, Cowan Road
The new structure will house the culinary arts program, including Chesterfield's Cafe and a chocolates laboratory
Thursday, April 5, 2018
High school students hope to give Logansport farmers market sign a facelift
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Legacy Fund request reveals details of Fort Wayne's Electric Works project
Total cost to redevelop the former General Electric facility's west campus south of downtown is $220,989,800
Thursday, April 5, 2018
306 Riverfront District opens to residents as Kokomo plans downtown trail work
Developers expect about 70 percent of the residents to come from outside Howard County
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
4 things Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said in his 7th State of the City address
The last time the city had a major update to its rezoning code was in 1962
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Only 10 Indiana airports have ground-based air traffic controllers
Pilots communicate with others on radio frequencies
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
State to provide $125 million to improve safety at rail crossings
Indiana is in the top five of the most grade crossings in North America, State Rep. Ed Soliday says
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
$105 million Purdue west plan passes first hurdle
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Two Hancock County groups competing for Stellar Communities grants
This is the first year the state has encouraged regional partnerships
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Women making a big impact in Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties
Impact 100 combines funding for donations to nonprofits
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Skateboard park rolling into Highland, likely in early July 2018
Monday, April 2, 2018
Group of eastern Allen County communities making bid for new regional Stellar grant
Monday, April 2, 2018
Spike in deductibles prompts discounted services from health care providers
Some Indiana hospitals have jumped on the discount-shopping bandwagon to meet the demand from consumers looking for a bargain on their health care
Monday, April 2, 2018
911 emergency dispatch first came to Indiana 50 years ago with a call made in Huntington
About 80 to 83 percent of 911 calls now received are from wireless phones and text-to-911 has really taken off in the state

Monday, April 2, 2018
Winamac awarded over $1 million by INDOT for sidewalks, lighting
Monday, April 2, 2018
East Chicago's 17-mile high-speed fiber optic network complete
Monday, April 2, 2018
Southern Indiana library to add security officers
“We have a lot of people that come into the facility that don’t use library resources,” Jeffersonville director says

Sunday, April 1, 2018
Ball State OKs $18 million for parking garage project
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Small Hoosier community libraries are keeping afloat
And the struggle to keep open is constant
Saturday, March 31, 2018
How to solve the NWI Region's opioid crisis? Conference tries to find out
Crisis is particularly "insidious" because people who are addicted often start with a legal prescription, says State Rep. Scott Pelath
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Hammond City Council approves 13 more 'blue net' cameras, funded with casino money
They scan for license plates that could be linked to a possible driving violation, wanted individual, stolen car, Amber alert or other crime
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Michigan City schools plugging into $8.9 million solar investment for electricity
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Seymour will use $9.4 million grant for bypass, roundabout
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Elkhart County Juvenile Magistrate says juvenile justice efforts paying off
Goal is reducing reliance on local confinement of court-involved youth
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Huntington County schools reorganize amid student population decline
Other districts in northeast Indiana face closing schools as number of pupils drops
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Bloomington goes forward with buying $225,000 armored vehicle
Friday, March 30, 2018
East Chicago lakefront getting a $15.5 million makeover
Will include new harbor walk and 25-foot-tall beach ball and umbrella sculptures
Thursday, March 29, 2018
With more inmates battling addiction, Hancock County weigh recovery options
Jail Chemical Addiction Program being considered: “It’s cheaper to help them"
Thursday, March 29, 2018
James Clapper talks to students, community on international threats
Former intelligence director visits Anderson University
Thursday, March 29, 2018
New police, water depts. building highlight Brazil mayor's State of the City speech
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Richmond receives INDOT funding for second phase of Loop
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
What if Hancock County voters don't back jail referendum plan?
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Weighing in on Hancock County Jail expansion: Residents question panelists
Economist suggests Indiana's jail population could descrease in next five years based on state's age demographics
Wednesday, March 28, 2018






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