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Five Hoosier communities get Downtown Enhancement Grants
Saturday, September 24, 2016
EDITORIAL: Leveraging elected position to obtain employment is improper
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Indiana's libraries are now feeling the pinch of property tax caps
2015 report says limits created a paradox of sorts: local public services in higher property tax districts are losing money
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Madison County Council rejects increase in bridge fund tax rate
With 217 bridges, county falling approximately $3 million short of the funds needed annually to maintain the spans
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Drugs behind spike in Madison County child abuse and neglect cases, says CASA head
County numbers up 340 percent since 2005
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Indiana Public Access Counselor: Madison utility office violated open records law
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Demand for online classes grows at Purdue
Friday, September 23, 2016
Grade inflation at Purdue under scrutiny
School doesn't know if GPAs are rising due to professors going easier on students or freshmen coming in better prepared for college -- or both
Friday, September 23, 2016
Lafayette upgrades public Wi-Fi access
Friday, September 23, 2016
IUK students conduct study on new bypass around Kokomo: Traffic down, sales up on old road
55.07 percent of the businesses surveyed along old U.S. 31 said their sales are up since the new road opened in 2013
Friday, September 23, 2016
Sale of 585 homes at Miami County subdivision could bring improvements to area
Local officials hopeful move will bring needed improvements to the homes built by military in 1960s and 70s adjacent to Grissom Air Reserve Base
Friday, September 23, 2016
Knightstown, New Castle agree not to oppose Henry County wind farm development
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Report: Purdue students graduate quicker, earn more
The tool's purpose is to help prospective students make a better informed decision when they're choosing which college and major is best for them, commissioner says
Thursday, September 22, 2016
EDITORIAL: Torch bearer uniforms should have been made by Hoosiers
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Nickel Plate Trail to extend path to Maconaquah schools in Miami County
When it connects with Cardinal Greenway, a paved bike path will run from Rochester to Richmond
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Kokomo sees largest GDP upturn for Great Lakes Region
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Manchester Early Learning Center approved for Regional Cities Initiative funding
Part of strategy to increase Wabash County population which has been in decline for decades
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Madison County jailing some inmates in Blackford County because it's over capacity
Almost 50 inmates are sleeping on the floor, sheriff says
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Delaware County heroin overdoses jumped over weekend, official says
"They found people with needles still in their arms"
Monday, September 19, 2016
Local representatives not immune to Pain Care Forum member contributions
Data shows that members of the Pain Care Forum gave over $1.9 million to Indiana politicians from 2006-2015
Monday, September 19, 2016
Tippecanoe County finalizes gender ID protections
Monday, September 19, 2016
Relationship with church influences AU's academic mission
Monday, September 19, 2016
Anderson University prepares to kick off yearlong celebration for centennial
AU’s contributions have touched nearly every corner of the community, including education, the arts and entertainment, business, nursing and, of course, spiritual life
Monday, September 19, 2016
Muncie groups work on sustaining a treasure in its downtown: Muncie Civic Theatre
$2.5 million capital campaign underway for interior restoration
Sunday, September 18, 2016
EDITORIAL: Bankruptcy no option for automakers in 2008
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Kokomo Common Council urges state to support redistricting reform
New process would empower communities, increase voter participation and inspire more communication between voters and elected officials, resolution says
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Terre Haute Gop state lawmaker: New job, earlier votes unrelated
Morrison, now with vaping certifier, says citizen-legislators 'have to find a job'
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Marion misses road funding opportunity by not applying for funds
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Law prevents Indiana clerk from signing off on marriage license
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Marion's Judy Fitzgerald named Indiana Realtor of the Year
Friday, September 16, 2016
COMMENTARY: End days, finally, for 'Hotel from Hell' near West Lafayette?
One of Greater Lafayette's greatest eyesores, hotel at I-65 and Ind. 43 targeted for demolition after decade of neglect
Friday, September 16, 2016
Nearly 1 overdose a day in Tippecanoe County
Friday, September 16, 2016
Telehealth clinic allows Elwood students to see physician without leaving school
The program designed to lower the amount of emergency room visits at the hospital that are for simple issues
Friday, September 16, 2016
Pendleton prisons pass sex abuse audit
Friday, September 16, 2016
Local officials detail daily fight against drugs
Statewide seminar focuses on synthetics, marijuana
Friday, September 16, 2016
Butts fill cracks in downtown Muncie brick pavement
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Marion director of development joins list of fired department heads to save money
Monday, September 12, 2016
2nd high-rise planned in West Lafayette Village
Monday, September 12, 2016
Madison City Council approves abatement for $18.8 million senior housing project
Monday, September 12, 2016
Insurance fight causes endless pollution in Hartford City
Valley Forge Insuraance and Hartford Iron & Metal have been locked in litigation, first in state court and now in federal court, for five years
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Muncie gets new blight deadline - and a warning
"Please be aware that failure to comply with the new milestone date may result in a portion of your Blight Elimination Program award being rescinded or terminated altogether"
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Prison admission rates rise between 2006 and 2014 for some Indiana counties between
Today, people in small counties are 50 percent more likely to go to prison than people in highly populated areas, New York Times story reports
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Indiana State Supreme court orders changes in Hoosier county bail systems
reforms encourage use of evidence-based risk assessment tools to determine if a defendant is a substantial flight risk or poses a danger to the community
Saturday, September 10, 2016
New supermarket coming to Muncie
Friday, September 9, 2016
Ball State University seeks $88 million for new STEM, health professions building
New health clinics and science labs are critical to school's  future, consultants say
Friday, September 9, 2016
Galveston officials deny violating open door law
Telephone conference listed in invoice draws suspicion
Friday, September 9, 2016
10-county study: Quality of life key to regional prosperity
Without a rich sense of place and community, workforce retention becomes difficult, says steering committee chair
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Former GM Plant 7 cleanup expected to start in Anderson in December
EPA is covering $4 million cost
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Struggle over Delaware County EDIT continues
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Marion seeking economic cohesiveness
Results of the surveys will determine whether elected city officials are all on the same page with what they want and what they are doing for the city’s future
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Lafayette becomes 19th Hoosier city to add gender identity protection
"This is a human relations ordinance, not a bathroom bill," proponent says
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Tippecanoe County commissioners OK gender ID amendment
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Marion's future as Stellar Communities contestant is unclear
Until 2016, city was the only one to compete every since contest began in 2011
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Local elections pose low tampering risk, Wabash County officials say
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
POET expansion in Alexandria boosts local farmers by doubling storage capacity
In eight years, all corn has come from Madison County crops, general manager says
Sunday, September 4, 2016
Training table: Apprenticeship program helps Nestlé prepare for worker shortage
A centuries-old practice started in Europe, allows participants to gain valuable on-the-job experience while attending classes.
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Muncie didn't apply for street repair funds and mayor says he doesn't regret it
The state received more than 1,600 applications from 317 cities, towns and counties statewide and virtually all got some money, officials says
Friday, September 2, 2016
Flooding leads the list of concerns for the future of Portland's downtown
Attendees want improved aesthetics and beautification, a more vibrant nightlife with more downtown dining options and a stronger park and trail system
Friday, September 2, 2016
Area EDC no longer to seek wind farms for Henry County
Unknown what will happen to two existing projects
Friday, September 2, 2016
Peru mayor touts return to stability of police force during State of City address
Wants to develop new properties in the city is to increase the population, which has either declined or remained stagnant for years
Friday, September 2, 2016
'Trigger warnings' and 'safe spaces' Where does Vincennes University stand on free speech?
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Kokomo's Inventrek tenants find temporary housing after tornado
Ivy Tech programs have relocated classes to other college buildings
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Comprehensive economic development strategy in the works for Henry County
Four-county group offers help with securing grants to aid in the funding of projects that better the region
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Ball State adds $1.5 million football game at Tennessee
“We have been very aggressive in trying to get those games set up so that we can get the most dollars available,” athletic director says
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
EDITORIAL: Grant County Economic Growth Council now belongs to us
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12 at-risk Hoosier counties to split $519,117 from CDC
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
I-69 construction near Anderson, Pendleton should finish in 2017, says INDOT
Transportation study estimates that by the year 2040, 34 percent of America’s highways will be affected by traffic congestion
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Indiana pharmacists/techs face opioid discipline
More than 3,400 kits containing naloxone hydrochloride, also known by the trade name Narcan, will be distributed among the 20 counties
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
BSU enrollment up across the board
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Wabash River Trail project takes first steps
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
OPINION: Two more bad economic deals announced in Indiana
Stark evidence of an economic development approach that enriches investors and consulting firms, but does nothing to improve state’s overall economy
Monday, August 29, 2016
Clinton County working towards best business culture in the world
Monday, August 29, 2016
Study: Elkhart-Goshen area had 10th highest job creation in U.S. June 2012-2016
Monday, August 29, 2016
Safe spaces vs. free-speech debate continues on college campuses
Daniels says he supports the University of Chicago's commitment to freedom of expression.
Sunday, August 28, 2016
EDITORIAL: State's 21st Century Scholar program needs overhaul
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Developer 'optimistic' about downtown Logansport housing project
Saturday, August 27, 2016
About 1,002 Howard County residential structures damaged by EF3 tornado
Assessment shows twister caused similar destruction as 2013 tornado
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Purdue OKs biennial budget requests, including $173 million for capital projects
Saturday, August 27, 2016
About 26 companies displaced from Inventrek Technology Park displaced by tornado
Roof and building suffer up to $2 million in damage
Friday, August 26, 2016
Purdue won't outsource overwhelmed dining system
Friday, August 26, 2016






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