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Washington opens way for $17 million Eagle Railcar development
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Report: Evansville-based Vectren receiving takeover interest
"We don't comment on rumors in the marketplace," vice president says
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Huntingburg planners OK rezoning for 56-unit workforce housing
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Farbest Foods plans $21.7 million investment at Huntingburg plant
Currently the fourth largest turkey company in the country with about 1,200 employees in Indiana
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Bloomington taking steps to make more space available to sexually oriented businesses
“If we don’t do it, the courts will make us do it, so it’s better to get out in front of it,” says plan commission president
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Indiana Daily Student adapts to industry changes, drops publication to twice a week
Fewer ads leads to dropping from five times weekly
Monday, August 21, 2017
INFB Farmers across the state share mid-summer crop progress
Weather for the remainder of the growing season is still the main factor in determining the success of the corn crop in Indiana this year
Monday, August 21, 2017
Ivy Tech Bloomington: 15 years at new campus
Annual enrollment has grown from about 4,000 students to about 10,500
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Bloomington Chamber officials criticize city's negotiations over Graduate Hotel
Claims the delay was to hold the public right-of-way hostage in exchange for money allotted to public art
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Superintendent with about 850 students questions study calling for more consolidation
"This is the same claim we got back when Mitch Daniels was first elected," Barr-Reeve's Travis Madison says
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Here's why Evansville has a Confederate monument
Most of the 24 dead were injured in the Battle of Shiloh in April 186
Friday, August 18, 2017
$500,000 commitment likely to Vicennes RDC's Stellar Communities development efforts
State law requires group to disband in 2028 years
Friday, August 18, 2017
Automation on the rise in Dubois County area manufacturing
“It’s a game-changer,” Kevin Ward, plant manager at Kimball Hospitality, said of$4 million, two-year project
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Moving numbers: Record-setting group of IU Bloomington newcomers
While numbers aren’t official until census is conducted Aug. 28, preliminary estimates show a class of 7,995
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Dubois County joins group with Midstate Corridor to connect to I-69 as goal
“We want to tell INDOT that we are ready to go and ask what is it INDOT wants from us”
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: There's only one legitimate side to the hateful events in Virginia
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
It's official: State takes over I-69 Section 5 project Bloomington-Martinsville
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Grad student's project suggests Sullivan consolidate police, fire units
Currently, there are 132 consolidated departments in United States, one of those being Whitestown, Kevin Arnett says
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Vincennes University fall 2017 enrollment down, but only slightly
Aviation program is expected to be profitable  — generating as much as $1.2 million each of the next four years, trustees hear
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hoosier state attracting growing aerospace manufacturing
Monday, August 14, 2017
Holcomb announces $20 million in job-creation grants
About 70 percent of the job openings expected by 2025 will stem from the looming retirement of Baby Boomers, generally considered people born between 1946 and 1964
Monday, August 14, 2017
Does school start too early in Indiana?
“In an ideal world — yes, high school should start later,” Jasper pediatrician says, but  “from a logistical standpoint, I don’t know if it’s feasible, really”
Monday, August 14, 2017
OPINION: Land use is a mayor's job one
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 14, 2017
180-day notice: DOC inspector wants action plan for Gibson County jail
Notes some inmates sleeping on floor and understaffing of facility
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Washington, Loogootee schools chosen for ROI programs
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Daviess County hopes 5-year plan converts some 700 miles of grave to pavement
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Jasper and library sign $12 million cultural center agreement
Funds from the Jasper LEADs fundraising campaign will help offset the cost
Saturday, August 12, 2017
IU trustees approve design of new hospital, health sciences building
The design calls for one unified building, with 620,000 square feet dedicated to the hospital and 115,000 square feet for the academic portion.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
IU trustees approve split of School of Education into two schools
One will be on Bloomington campus and other at IUPUI
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Southern Indiana Development Commission outlines its 2018 goals for five counties
One is to retain or replace jobs lost from the downturn of the mining industry
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Tourism growing regionally and locally in eight-county southern Indiana area
Show marked increase since 2012, officials say of study
Friday, August 11, 2017
Daviess County EDC appears good with reduced county financial support
$100,00o annual support terminates, but $182,000 approved for group's foundation
Friday, August 11, 2017
Chinese radio ads a touch of home for international students at IU Bloomington
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Smithville announces $500,000 fiber expansion in Ellettsville
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bus woes mark first day of classes at Monroe County Community Schools
Auxilio Services, the new corporate bus fleet employed by the district, filled only 18 of its 42 routes
Thursday, August 10, 2017
What's next for Madison County needle exchange program?
Commissioner says County Council overstepped authority
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Monroe County turned to nonprofit agency for help to run needle exchange program
Sheriff concerned about needles being found in community
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Woman's death is 9th on deadly I-70 stretch between state line and Hendricks County
Expansion to three lanes, east and west, the potential solution?
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Evansville unveils a digital approach to tackling drug abuse
Provides details about substance use and mental health, tips for preventing substance abuse and links to local health providers and support groups
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Washington and Daviess County want in on Toyota-Mazda auto plant project
Venture basically calls for the two companies to build the plant that will result in 4,000 jobs producing 300,000 vehicles per year
Monday, August 7, 2017
New program helps youth in justice system earn high school diplomas
Sunday, August 6, 2017
COMMENTARY: Dana WWII reporter's adopted home of Albuquerque hosts first National Ernie Pyle Day
Sunday, August 6, 2017
State prison helping stock Wabash Valley community pantries with fresh produce
Looking for more than the six not-for-profits in Sullivan, Vigo, Greene and Knox counties it currently is providing
Sunday, August 6, 2017
No front-runner among final I-69 routes between Evansville and Henderson, Ky.
But twin bridges' age a factor, officials say; they were built in 1932 and 1965
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Latest challenge: Cargill shutters grain elevator in Vincennes
KCDC looking to entice potential buyer
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Environmentalists are calling on a state agency to reject Duke Energy's coal ash storage plans in New Albany
Duke Energy spokeswoman says plans minimize pollution risks
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Planning expert critiques West Kirkwood Avenue development in Bloomington
Friday, August 4, 2017
Lawrence County jail family visitation will soon be only via video
Now housing double the inmate population for which it was designed
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Evansville-area residents sound off on three remaining I-69 bridge routes
Tolls appear likely to be part of the bridge’s funding picture, but no decisions have been reached on how that would work
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
EDITORIAL: Rep. Larry Bucshon's own Hall a good step in opening up communication
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Cleanup of lead in Evansville soil continues a decade after it started
The contaminated area encompasses roughly 4.5 square miles surrounding downtown, much of it residentia
Sunday, July 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Pantheon could be saved without tax money
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Knox County Commissioners add cumulative capital development fund to the books
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Monroe County Jail overcrowding blamed on opioid cases
Many inmates have been housed here even though they have warrants in other counties or states, immigration holds or parole violations
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Senior national park passes become hot sellers as price increase looms
Lifetime pass is increasing from $10 to $80 on Aug. 28, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
EDITORIAL: Welcome crackdown on I-70
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bloomington spring commencement costs nearly topped $1 million for IU
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Good Samaritan Hospital expanding Vincennes campus footprint
'No pleasure' found in June 2017 financial report
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Roachdale group chugging toward mural unveiling Monday evening
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Purdue and WestGate 'forge a new path'
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Indiana State Police put I-70 work zone safety efforts in overdrive
Putnamville-based troopers aim to 'prevent another tragedy,' spokesman says
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Deaconess Health System to target prescription drug abuse
Will integrate prescription drug monitoring into electronic health records
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
$23 million assisted-living senior housing for Evansville moves forward
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Evansville reports busiest month of usage in 10 years
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Candidates held to higher standards as video cameras become a bigger factor
Recording the impact at town hall sessions
Monday, July 24, 2017
Town Center project in Anderson still a go
Despite a change in management structure, Fortune says redevelopment project moving forward
Tuesday, March 12, 2002






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