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Henry County tilts at windmills: Planners to look at turbine ordinance
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Howard County at center of Indiana Supreme Court battle on "dark boxes"
Local officials have warned allowing such a methodology for determing value could cost state billions of dollars in assessed value reduction
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Foundation explains feasibility study for three Wabash County school districts
Part of its initiatve to better the lives of entire community as a whole, executive director says
Monday, April 24, 2017
Millennials take action through community involvement, but politics doesn't rank high
Other data suggests many young people aren’t as attuned as other age groups to public affairs
Monday, April 24, 2017
Marsh preparing to close another seven supermarkets
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Howard County groups work to increase mental health services for most vulnerable
Mental-health court and Community Howard Regional Hospital works together to help those break addition to drugs and alcohol
Sunday, April 23, 2017
General Assembly approves $40 million for Ivy Tech Kokomo Campus transformation
The majority of the new space will house the Health Sciences and Nursing programs
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Developers, who have been into restoration since 1980s, at work in Dunkirk and New Castle
Willey and Brown said their focus on eateries is part of a strategy to foster additional development in downtown areas
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Legislature OKs emergency manager for Muncie Community Schools
"State takeover probation I guess is what I’d call, it or a temporary state takeover," local Rep. Sue Errington says
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers OK $39 million for Muncie Ivy Tech Campus
Saturday, April 22, 2017
PNC branch closing in Logansport is part of national consolidation
Saturday, April 22, 2017
March for Science near Purdue encourages involvement in politics
"The fact that so many scientists got together, it's worth a closer look," says physics granduate student
Saturday, April 22, 2017
$5.6 million Ross-Ade Stadium lighting project underway with Aug. 25 completion date
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Tipton officials praise, express concerns on local economic development group
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Solutions sought for rural internet lag in Indiana
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Madison County area school districts reach out in effort to land Lilly Endowment grants
Would go to improving counseling services for students in grades K-12
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Where have all the Indiana morels gone?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Muncie Community Schools operates more schools than its peers
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hackers seeking ransom after breaking into computer systems may face harsher penalties
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Mayor says in State of the City: 'Muncie will find a way'
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Northeast Indiana RDA commits Regional Cities Initiative funds to six projects
They will get slightly less than what was requested; officials still pleased
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Muncie Community Schools takeover bill goes behind legislative closed doors
Legislator has plan from district to reduce administrators, teachers and bills that are due to be paid
Monday, April 17, 2017
Study shows Anderson youth are disconnected from job opportunities
Monday, April 17, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Muncie school board votes to close 3 schools
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Urban, local Indiana farms fight food insecurity
USDA says an average of 14.8 percent of Indiana households to be food insecure
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Anderson officials hope 2 foreign trips to Italy and Japan lure businesses
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Since Kokomo Common Council vote, sexual predators in bathrooms, locker rooms nonexistent
Records show that KPD has not received any calls, in any capacity, since the vote regarding a transgender person utilizing a public restroom
Friday, April 14, 2017
Anderson Community Schools sets bond referendum at $50 million
Cost of facilities improvement program spread over 19 years
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
How much is Muncie Community Schools really in the hole?
Depending on whom is talking, it ranges from $18.7 million to non-existent
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Yorktown State Senator Eckerty seeks delay of Muncie Community Schools takeover
"We are trying to beat the clock here," school board President Debbie Feick said
Monday, April 10, 2017
OPINION: School board elections matter
For the people of Muncie, school board elections matter far more than any presidential election ever will
Monday, April 10, 2017
Whodunit? How did Muncie Schools get into this mess?
Hicks calls school board "a wholly owned subsidiary" of MTA; DeBoer blames "… state aid has declined a lot," by a "significant amount"
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Nickel Plate Trail one of nine picked for statewide study
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Logansport High School teens tell of fleeing their homelands for freedom
Students recount life in southeast Asian refugee camps, amid Central American gangs
Sunday, April 9, 2017
INDOT plans $7.2 million in construction on I-70 Hancock, Henry County bridges
Saturday, April 8, 2017
School takeover bill which focuses on Muncie and Gary draws criticism, praise
“I project...we'll be back here in a year or two talking about the fact that we haven't been able to solve the problem,” says Rep. Ed Delaney
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Counting on them: Strong future workforce rests on kindergarten-ready kids
United Way of Howard County estimates that only 45 percent of children entering kindergarten are “ready to learn”
Friday, April 7, 2017
What Indiana lawmakers said about Muncie Community Schools finances
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Delaware County saw 200+ ODs in first quarter of 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Converging Logansport cultures: Hispanic students up, white students down over past decade
Cass County’s population has also been decreasing for the past few decades and is at its lowest in 70 years
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Ricker's gets a beer break in the Indiana House
Could seek renewal of licenses in Columbus and Sheridan in latest version of Senate Bill 358
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Traci Lutton named VP of economic development for Muncie organizations
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Logansport to take mulligan on golf funding
Council OKs $4,000 for guests of local businesses at city-owned course
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
What's happening to the old J&C building in downtown Lafayette?
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
YMCA joint-use facility breaks ground in Lafayette
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Indiana school groups in meetings around state ponder effects of new federal program
Every Student Succeeds Act is replacing No Child Left Behind
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Jail overcrowding creates difficulties for small Hoosier counties
Wabash County has been sending inmates to Miami County since 2010
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Alexandria native hopes to re-purpose glove factory as business incubator/accelerator
Monday, April 3, 2017
Anderson ordered to pay $852,400 to terminated employees, all Democrats
Monday, April 3, 2017
EDITORIAL: State's alcohol laws a mess
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Committee begins push to bring VA clinic to Kokomo
Local facilit makes sense considering the large veterans population that sometimes must drive to Fort Wayne to receive care, retired Indiana National Guard officer says
Sunday, April 2, 2017
Fact finder blasts Muncie Community Schools, rules for teachers
30-page report is a blow to the credibility of district's leadership, blistering superintendent and board for inaccurate information, "unfounded" claims, lack of documentary evidence
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Trump's executive order won't restart Logansport's former coal-fired power plant
2016 rule sealed facility's fate, official says
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Downtown project in Tipton to repurpose public space

Cody Neuenschwaner, Kokomo Tribune

TIPTON – An upcoming project on South Main Street in downtown Tipton will potentially install a seating venue in the alley between Subway and Luttrell Insurance.

Saturday, April 1, 2017
New Children's Museum exhibit to feature 6,000 letters sent to Ryan White
Kids from around the world wrote to him during his battle with AIDS
Saturday, April 1, 2017
GE begins 'balancing the equation' at Purdue
Seeks to have 20,000 women occupying STEM roles at GE by 2020, a 50:50 ratio with men and women
Friday, March 31, 2017
Kokomo OKs new comprehensive plan, establishes updated goals, objectives
Focuses on growth and development; community services; community identity; downtown; economic and workforce development; land use; and environmental and natural resources
Thursday, March 30, 2017
'Best Kept Secret:' Fountain County Courthouse murals to be preserved
More than 2,500-square-feet of murals adorn the walls which were painted as WPA project in 1937-1939
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Mayor: Anderson could lose nearly $1 million in federal funds under Trump budget
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
How far will Muncie Community Schools fact finder go?
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Lyft ride app rolls into Northwest Indiana
Tuesday, March 28, 2017






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