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Delaware County hires Indianapolis law firm for jail funding
Monday, October 16, 2017
OPINION: Local assets key the future
Eye on the pie
Monday, October 16, 2017
Carmel seeks to regulate, but not ban, short-term rentals
Panel ponders avoiding ‘Animal House’ rentals
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Kokomo, Howard County officials look back, express frustration about FEMA denials
Agency's responses to three local natural disasters raise questions about federal government thresholds
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Logansport canner helps small breweries package their beers
Brewing success: ICan Solutions LLC is a mobile canning operation
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Mitch Daniels' pay hits $769,500 as Purdue trustees cheer his performance
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Indiana Chamber of Commerce study: Indiana most water-dependent state
Groundwater supply limited in southern part of state
Saturday, October 14, 2017
No place to hide for prisoners and their contraband in new jail?
Sheriff hopes Madison County Council will let him buy  full body scanner if new facility built
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Muncie-Delaware County economic development forum focuses on quality of life
School helping communities"to understand the paradigm shift of what economic development is"
Friday, October 13, 2017
Ex-Muncie Police Department chief sues city, mayor, confirms FBI probe
Stewart's lawsuit alleges he was subjected to a hostile workplace environment as he was ordered to investigate the employee believed to be cooperating with FBI's investigation
Thursday, October 12, 2017
South Shore rail improvement plan backed at Gary public hearing
Biggest impact on local traffic would be felt in Michigan City, where 13 streets that now cross tracks along 10th and 11th streets would be closed
Thursday, October 12, 2017
New Franciscan Health unit in Lafayette aims to help those in mental crisis
Thursday, October 12, 2017
COMMENTARY: Muncie Community Schools will continue to shrink
Enrollment to decrease by one thousand, budget by $4 million
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Keys to Howard County Jail overcrowding fix: Work release, legislative steps
Sheriff credited the increasing arrest figures to a drug epidemic that continues to provoke criminal activity
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Little budgets, big dreams: How small towns are making their visions a reality
"Sometimes finding existing dollars and repurposing it, you can do some really impactful things”
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Artists restoring 1937-39 Fountain County courthouse murals
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Madison County's needle exchange program could be reinstated
Not-for-profit would administer local program
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Purdue disputes claims Kaplan deal leaves taxpayers on hook
Conditions revealed in U.S. Department of Education’s approval of NewU online campus deal raises questions about finances
Monday, October 9, 2017
Indianapolis, Fishers hush-hush about Amazon HQ2 bid
The team is tasked with putting together a proposal that lives up to the tech company’s request to “think big and be creative”
Monday, October 9, 2017
Anderson mayor: Council violated state law when it increased proposed 2018 budget
Sunday, October 8, 2017
ATVs, but not golf carts, now legal on Madison County roads
Commissioners pass ordinance for use on county roads
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Wind turbine testimony in Indiana focuses on rural zoning issues
“We would not have paramedics today if it were not for windmills," Benton County farmer, councilman says
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Indiana farmers hopeful about corn, soybean harvest of 2017
Impact from torrential spring rains not as great as some feared
Friday, October 6, 2017
Kokomo Opalescent, nation's oldest art glass manufacturer, sold
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Henry County leaders ask for input on wind turbine rules
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Muncie Community Schools takes corrective action after state financial audit
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Lafayette opposes proposed low-income housing project
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
School districts find creative ways to overcome stagnant budgets
More teachers and outside sources such as PTOs are buying classroom materials and equipment, Elwood principal says
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Madison County to vacate government center for 7 months to remove asbestos
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A safe connection: Kokomo library's new Wi-Fi policy limits nighttime access
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Study: Tourism has growing economic impact on Kokomo, Howard County
Howard County saw 1.3 million destination and pass-through travelers in 2016
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Wabash County to become Naloxone distributor
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Ivy Tech to get $43 million for Muncie campuses
Allows school to reduce its footprint and "positively impact the schools of nursing, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences and the culinary program"
Monday, October 2, 2017
EDITORIAL: Safety concerns trump need for ATVS, golf carts on roads
Sunday, October 1, 2017
They were spokes-people for greenway project in Madison and Delaware counties
Ride for Mounds lures more than 100 from across Indiana
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Alexandria biofuel plant official worries cuts could stop fuel innovation
Saturday, September 30, 2017
A Town Center in Anderson selected for IAC placemaking consultancy
Saturday, September 30, 2017
A surge in Tipton: Mayor says development sending a message of growth
Says people moving from Hamilton County looking for more affordable housing and smaller schools and less traffic
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Peru approves discounted electric rates for expanding businesses
Officials hope reduced rates will attract new companies to the city
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Sullivan and Vermillion among seven counties increasing income taxes
Friday, September 29, 2017
Indiana child neglect cases increase in August 2017, up 48 percent in Fayette County
Friday, September 29, 2017
First building of luxury apartments in downtown Kokomo opening in February 2018
Friday, September 29, 2017
Community forum: Coordination among Muncie, Ball State art groups must improve
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Muncie mayor exploring $3.5M bailout of Muncie Community Schools
Considers helping fund HVAC improvements at high and elementary schools
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Grant County finances now documented with filing of 2016-17 reports
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Logansport considers ways to support housing development
Indianapolis firm considering development on 30-40 lots
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
How Purdue is engineering solutions to the heroin epidemic
Potentially could incorporate local and state data on opioid abuse and overdoses
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
EDITORIAL: State of Indiana failed man who spent 21 years in prison
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Wind turbines a tourist attraction in Benton County
“People have told us, ‘You’re the only one we can find on Google that gives wind farm tours,’ ” says local guide
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Central Indiana homes sales, prices rise amid tight inventories
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
$1 million federal grant to Ivy Tech aid Central High students in Muncie
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Deadly drugs take a lengthy journey to Lafayette
Most of the supply first arrives at hubs such as Indianapolis and Chicago, where it is distributed across the Midwest
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Howard County to launch new court aimed at helping local veterans
Veterans facing criminal charges would receive treatment rather than go to jail
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
OPINION: Time to quit building business incubators, co-working spaces
These spaces do not significantly improve the local economy
Monday, September 25, 2017
iPhone X $1K price tag iPhone X $1,000 gives some pause for concern
But Apple fans will spend that much
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Building a healthier Anderson: Residents create action plans for EPA program
Group suggested building a strong brand identity for the city of Anderson with a digital strategy featuring heavy use of social media
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Alcohol permit quota hurts competition, lawyer argues before state code commission
There can be one package liquor store permit per 8,000 residents inside city limits
Saturday, September 23, 2017
In Anderson, VP Pence preaches health care reform
Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, attended Pence's speech and said he is opposed to the Graham-Cassidy bill
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Black lives squandered: Indiana had second-highest black homicide victim rate
For homicides in which the weapon used could be identified, 83 percent of black victims were shot and killed with a gun
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Indiana has sixth largest pay gap of the nation's 50 states
Hoosier women make 26 percent less than their male counterparts
Thursday, September 21, 2017
COMMENTARY: Faculty fight against 'fascists' gets start at Purdue
National network formed to back universities targeted by far-right groups got its start at school after white supremacists fliers found on campus
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Howard County developer to construct 8 townhomes near corner of Mulberry, Apperson
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Howard County Council OKs new tax to support dispatch operations
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Howard County: 2017 Drug summit held because drug overdoses at record level
Indiana drug czar addresses potential solutions
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Teachers must repay Muncie Community Schools $700,000 for health insurance
Monday, September 18, 2017
New jail could cost $100,000 per bed, Delaware County officials hear
The current facility, judged as poorly designed and out of date when it opened, is too small, officials say
Monday, September 18, 2017
White supremacist group boasts about poster campaign at Purdue
"There is zero evidence that any member of the Purdue community is involved in these leaflets...," President Daniels says
Monday, September 18, 2017
Verizon Wireless tells some Delphi, Logansport customers: You can't hear us now
Monday, September 18, 2017
Indianapolis recycling company buys Elston-Richards property in Anderson
Company investing $1.2 million, creating 10 jobs
Monday, September 18, 2017
Anderson is one of 10 places in country picked to take park in EPA health program
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Inmates refurbish mobile chairs, helping them learn skills while aiding impoverished people
2,500 shipped to imoverished countries since program begain four years ago
Sunday, September 17, 2017






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