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Peru's largest employer, Square D, plans to lay off 70 workers
Thursday, January 19, 2017
BSU's academic performance worth $12.5 million more in state funding
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Booming Yorktown schools won't accept transfers for 2nd, 4th grades next year
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Anderson gives Sirmax given additional 2 years to provide promised 50 jobs
The city provided $4.1 million in incentives for Italian plant to locate on a former brownfield property
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Kokomo won't wait for state to act on pre-K
Monday, January 16, 2017
Nostalgia, practicality drive typewriter trade in Lafayette area
Banks in particular still use typewriters because certain forms are easier to fill out on the machines, owner says
Monday, January 16, 2017
Hoosiers encouraged to reduce their carbon footprints
Simple lifestyle changes can help the environment
Monday, January 16, 2017
Miami County officials look to take over civilian operations at Grissom runway
Company says there are not enough landings to make a profit
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Marion's Computer Age Engineering asks city for more tax money
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Indiana's vape laws send customers underground
“We have a lot of customers that will go over to Illinois to buy juice," says co-founder of Lafayette's Fog Foundry
Saturday, January 14, 2017
EDITORIAL: Vaccination commission unnecessary
Thursday, January 12, 2017
State Rep. Karickhoff files innkeeper's tax legislation for Howard County
Thursday, January 12, 2017
No East Central Indiana school districts earn 'A' rating in latest scoring
Only 8 percent in state get highest scores compared to nearly 50 percent previous year
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
COMMENTARY: We have met the enemy and he is us -- officially
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Anderson Schools unveils facilities plan that could cost up to $60 million
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Endangered jobs of 2024: Automation behind most projected employment losses
Monday, January 9, 2017
Mayor's goal: Grow Anderson's population primarily through job growth
BSU economist suggests putting school improvements first to attract new residents
Monday, January 9, 2017
Indiana DNR targets gypsy moths at Purdue
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Indiana Senate Bill 85 seeks TIF refund for schools
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Proposed Indiana bill aims to prevent meningitis on Hoosier campuses
While rare, meningococcal outbreaks usually occur in community settings and spread via saliva by kissing or coughing
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Proposal for Ivy Tech to join Downtown Evansville medical campus off the table, for now
Not included in school's list of priorities for state funding
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Community Foundation of Wabash County offers aid for local public school study
To help districts 'evaluate the current and future elements that shape the educational system in a changing economic world'
Sunday, January 8, 2017
Middle class shrinking across Northwest Indiana, state
Michigan City-LaPorte and Fort Wayne metro areas post 11 percent declines 2000-2014
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Kokomo American Legion post passes resolution requesting legal medical cannabis
VA physicians now allowed to advise and monitor patients who use cannabis in states where it is legal
Friday, January 6, 2017
Howard County commissioners express support for higher innkeeper's tax
Increase from 5 to no more than 8 percent would help fund a new hotel/convention center in Kokomo
Friday, January 6, 2017
Kokomo Sears store to close this spring
Friday, January 6, 2017
Boone County donates $10,000 to fund amicus brief in pivotal tax court appeal
Officials at the local level fear that should Kohls’ argument remain unchallenged, it could have a devastating impact on the budgets of cities, towns and counties
Friday, January 6, 2017
Wabash County economic development group hires project manager
Friday, January 6, 2017
FBI executes search warrant at city hall
Federal agents worked with Indiana State Police to serve warrants not only at the office of Muncie Building Commissioner Craig Nichols but at his home near Selma
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Rolls-Royce begins unpacking at new facility in Purdue Research Park
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Resident, council member want Alexandria's fluoride turned on immediately
Water plant operator/superintendent for the city made unilateral to turn it off in 2008
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Businessman gives $2 million in assets, land to Russiaville
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
West Lafayette Council approves $75 million mixed-use development
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Madison County Council approves $427,015 funding for problem solving courts
State grant money not available for staffing in 2017
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Purdue Airport: United Airlines isn't coming to West Lafayette
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Four bills local schools should watch in 2017 legislative session
One proposes prohibiting schools from starting the year before the fourth Monday in August
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Evansville among cities in architectural housing design competition
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Proposed Indiana cigarette tax increase has backers, skeptics
Revenue generated would fund prevention programs
Sunday, January 1, 2017
FAA changing medical certification for some private pilots
New regulations pushed by Rep. Toddd Rokita, R-4th District, expected by July 2017
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Lafayette art galleries report sales down during holiday season 2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016
First half of public art project installed in downtown Lafayette
Friday, December 30, 2016
Agribusiness grows in northeast Indiana region, despite low commodity prices
More than 13,000 farms in operation in the sector
Friday, December 30, 2016
Existing-home sales erupt in central Indiana for November 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016
State eco-devo agency inked fewer incentive deals in 2016 and says that's positive
IEDC claims decline in deals is a reflection of the strength of Indiana’s economy right now
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Terre Haute sends 'cease and desist' letter to emergency scanner broadcaster
Police Chief John Plasse reiterates the request is “purely an officer safety issue”
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Land trust buys 46 acres on White River near Yorktown
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Madjax's newest tenant in Muncie has big plans for 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Is United Airlines returning to Lafayette?
Spokeswoman Erin Benson said the airline isn't ready to announce its new Midwest routes
Thursday, December 29, 2016
WPBI-TV plans weather, news broadcasts in Lafayette
Thursday, December 29, 2016
EDITORIAL: Teacher bonuses shouldn't favor those in affluent areas
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Knightstown, like many other Hoosier towns, is struggling with its finances
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Clinton County housing market trending upward as 2017 nears
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
ISU plans to offer engineering degree
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Property tax caps cause New Castle to lay off two municipal employees
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Delaware County wants $150,000 loaned for unbuilt assembly operation
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Apartments planned for old Muncie Trade School
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Building bots: Robotics programs flourishing at Cass County elementaries
Students learning teamwork, problem-solving, as well as science, technology, engineering and math skills
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Training teaches cops how to deal with the mentally ill as state-run facilities close
Crisis intervention training brought to the local table
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Tribune Showprint mixes history, creativity in Muncie
For nearly 130 years the business in one form or another has been printing in Indiana, creating showcards for politicians, carnivals, auctions and more
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Kokomo, Howard County officials clash over proposed innkeeper's tax increase
Raise to 8 percent requires legislative approval and bill sponsor was consensus among various local governments
Monday, December 26, 2016
Tin Man opens for business in Kokomo's former downtown train station
Monday, December 26, 2016
Marion, Gas City duel for steakhouse
But getting one means certain demographics will have to improve
Monday, December 26, 2016
New arts venue coming to downtown Lafayette
Monday, December 26, 2016
Some school superintendents tout ISTEP alternative
"It is a reliable, efficient, timely and actually effective tool, none of which describes the ISTEP+ assessment"
Friday, December 23, 2016
Indiana seeks to address suicide, particularly among young people
Ranks second in the nation in terms of students attempting suicide and first in the nation in terms of students who have contemplated suicid
Friday, December 23, 2016
A cross is back on Knightstown community's Christmas tree
Thursday, December 22, 2016
EDITORIAL: School pay formula a mess that needs fixing
Rich get richer in Indiana’s current scheme
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Russiaville's Steve Auth a forerunner of tiny house craze with his Wooly Wagons
His sheep wagons are minature mansions
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Miami Correctional Facility inmates graduate from job-training program
Prison runs one of the largest apprenticeship programs in the nation
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Accreditor OKs 5-year extension for dual credit teachers
Instructors have until Sept. 2022 to obtain master's degree, 18 credit hours in subject area
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Bunker Hill council members asked to resign due to criminal history
Resignation of town's entire police force puts it in national spotlight
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
New Castle awards skatepark construction contract
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
BSU holds room/board rate increase to 1%
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Affordable housing planned for part of ex-Chevy property in Muncie
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
New hotel coming to Marion
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Survey: Substance abuse is No. 1 problem for Cass County
Hospital leaders plan efforts to tackle area's biggest health problem
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Purdue student newspaper, The Exponent, cuts print edition to 2 days a week
Tuesday, December 20, 2016






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