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Mayor: Huntingburg's future must extend beyond Stellar Communities program
“By the end of 2018, we will have a new railroad overpass, a new downtown park and an enhanced downtown historic district, just to name a few”
Friday, July 21, 2017
IU: 54 cases allege sexual misconduct by employees
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis had the largest number of sexual misconduct reports among IU campuses with 23
Friday, July 21, 2017
Two tax abatements move forward for major Jasper projects
Thursday, July 20, 2017
INDOT to spend $15 million on Perry County roads, bridges over next five years
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Gibson County seeks TIF revenue for $1.25 million Toyota project
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Native species garden taking root at Gregg Park in Vincennes
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Daviess County Economic Development Corp. makes aggressive marketing move
"We took an opportunity to partner with the IEDC, Radius and the Southwestern Indiana Development Council to promote what we have"
Thursday, July 20, 2017
University of Evansville to soon offer test-optional admissions
“In short, we are looking for those students with grit – and standardized test scores simply don’t capture that dimension of a prospective student’s potential for success"
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
INVin, Purdue pitch Pantheon Business Theater in downtown Vincennes
At least $2 million in tax dollars needed to get co-working space project off the ground
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Monroe County sheriff explains reasoning behind naloxone policy change
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Confusion arises about Dubois County's 2 economic groups
Leads commissioners to postpone signing Grow Dubois County’s $40,000 contract
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
EDITORIAL: Relative value of work is difficult to quantify
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Three lessons from the I-69 fiasco
Monday, July 17, 2017
Downtown Evansville group wants to pay more taxes to boost neighborhood
An annual budget of $625,000 is expected
Monday, July 17, 2017
Lack of rain and high temperatures plaguing some Knox County area farmers
'It's been a little difficult this spring and summer"
Monday, July 17, 2017
German American Bancorp plans additional $6 million Jasper office, more jobs
Sunday, July 16, 2017
Inching forward: No timetable in place for completion of Section 5 of I-69 project
Sunday, July 16, 2017
IU dental school pioneered use of fluoride
Sunday, July 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Seeking the next level for Indiana's infrastructure
Sunday, July 16, 2017
INDOT to spend $100 million on four-county roads in Evansville area
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Demeaning students' accomplishments: Public school superintendents upset by new federal law
“This has the potential to just absolutely destroy graduation rates in the state of Indiana”
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Red Skelton's birthplace in Vincennes takes place in Hoosier history
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Road plan has Daviess, Dubois, Martin and Pike County officials excited
Nearly $50 million headed to fix roadways over the next five yers
Saturday, July 15, 2017
IU athletics employees among highest paid at university in 2017-18
Coaches and top administrators often make much more than their base salaries because of performance incentives and other bonuses
Friday, July 14, 2017
Monroe County OD drug naloxone supply stable
Friday, July 14, 2017
Evansville investor buys Manitowoc building in Clarksville for $4.8 million
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Recruiting begins for production expansion at Toyota in Gibson County
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Vincennes City Council agrees to bolster Stellar Communities application with $50,000
Some communities not selected for Stellar money have often been successful regardless, INVin executive director says
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Knox County OK's additional $25,000 in funds for VanGo
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Daviess County Commissioners take qualified anti-needle exchange stance
With the growing opioid problem in the state, the General Assembly left program choice up to local counties.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Lives depend upon answers to opioid addiction
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Monroe County sheriff deputies directed not to use naloxone because of short supply
There is no plan to request more money from the Monroe County Council to replace the stock
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Meth, not heroin, still rules in some rural areas of Indiana
“Everyone here knows everyone, or is related, and there is a long meth tradition among drug users, and a fear of heroin," says deputy prosecutor
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Morgan County working to stop drug traffic along Ind. 37, Ind. 67 and I-70
"The supply routes is the way we look at it, to stop the stuff from coming into the county,” says deputy sheriff
Monday, July 10, 2017
Drugs are killing us, says Indiana Recovery Alliance director
Health crisis is 'going to get worse before it gets better,' says Chris Albert
Monday, July 10, 2017
Effects of addiction ripple throughout Lawrence County and surrounding area
State designation allowed for a local syringe exchange program
Monday, July 10, 2017
Knox County Development Corp. ready to develop industrial mini-park
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Two Indiana regional development groups push their areas for Louisville site selectors
The event is the latest attempt by Radius to take the area's economic development opportunities to decision makers
Sunday, July 9, 2017
State to issue about $240 million in new bonds for I-69
Refinances the remaining project to complete 21 miles of interstate between Martinsville and Bloomington
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Several factors helped Vanderburgh County land plastics company, new jobs
Friday, July 7, 2017
Bloomington taking measures to improve downtown, combat overdoses, homelessness
Officials also publicly acknowledged the city has seen an influx of people seeking services in Bloomington who have been sent here from counties and cities across the state
Friday, July 7, 2017
Hoosier sheriffs want state help with jail issues: overcrowding, mental health issues
"We need to find funding to build places and staff it accordingly for people that are acutely mentally ill,” Madison County sheriff says
Friday, July 7, 2017
Opioid treatment center planned for Bloomington, opening by summer 2018
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Governor announces five more opioid treatment centers in Indiana
Locations in Allen, Johnson, Monroe, Tippecanoe and Vigo counties join 14 existing ones
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
City of Washington working toward big road projects
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Medieval German village gets support from Dubois County for $5 million project
Want to create The Village of Grunwald  in northeast corner of county
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Study: Immigrants play big part in Hoosier economy
Shows that the state has depended on immigrants to drive economic and population growth since 2000
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
University of Evansville President Thomas Kazee leaving post after eight years in 2018
Monday, July 3, 2017
500 crashes per year on 60-mile stretch of I-70 between Illinois line-Hendricks County
Work zone incidents down; speed, other driver errors cited
Sunday, July 2, 2017
YMCA officials look to modernize Downtown Evansville facility with $5 million grant
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Rail group ready for growth to bring visitors to Perry and Spencer counties
Excursion train rides may return in time for Schweizer Fest in August
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Bloomington police respond to at least 15 overdoses Friday
Surpasses an earlier record of 10 overdose cases, including one death, reported on June 22
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC board fires CEO
Saturday, July 1, 2017
29-year-old bald eagle spotted again at Lake Monroe, may be oldest wild one in Indiana
C43 was taken from a nest in Whitestone Harbor, Alaska, in 1988
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Indiana Finance Authority board OKs cancellation of I-69 contract for Section 5
Construction is expected to be completed on or before Aug. 31, 2018, for Bloomington-Martinsville segment
Friday, June 30, 2017
Catching the sun: New solar field under construction south of Mitchell
Friday, June 30, 2017
Indiana Grown has hundreds of Indiana business members
Of the more than 818 members, 63 — less than 8 percent — are within the south-central Indiana region
Friday, June 30, 2017
Knox County students get their introduction to CEO Program
“Excellence is the only thing we will accept," facilitator tells students and sponsors
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Vincennes University approves two-year, $324 million spending plan
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Daviess County resolutions against needle exchange receive qualified support
Local police and the prosecutor have all backed the resolution to not offer needle exchanges
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Waves of overdoses just keep coming in Bloomington
Police, medics respond to 9 overdoses over weekend along Kirkwood Avenue
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Bloomington Plan Commission OKs comprehensive master plan draft
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Evansville boboard OKs $2 million for Goebel Soccer Complex updates
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Vincennes votes to double annual contribution to VanGo to $40,000
To get $500,000 from INDOT money, Bettye J. McCormick Senior Center must raise equal amount in local funds
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Tax abatement proposed for $4.4 million Kimball Hospitality project
Monday, June 26, 2017
OPINION: National political fight on health care could land real punches on local lives
Monday, June 26, 2017
Summer break? Not for many Indiana public school teachers
“I spend a lot of time planning and reorganizing my plans for the next year,” says North Knox math teacher
Sunday, June 25, 2017
New study shows 8-county southern Indiana small business lags rest of the state
"What we found was a huge disparity between small businesses in urban areas compared to rural ones," says Radius Indiana CEO
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Evansville: 857 foster kids, 150 foster homes

The cause of the sudden crisis is no mystery, state officials say; It’s the opioid epidemic


Sunday, June 25, 2017
Oil pumps revenue into Brazil's bottom line, but crude prices have dropped payoff
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Jackson County Council OKs $5.43 million broadband abatement
Jackson County REMC plans to deliver service to customers in 10 counties
Saturday, June 24, 2017
1 dead, 10 people sent to hospital after overdosing on heroin, synthetic marijuana
This week’s overdose victims appear to have consumed one of two types of drugs, either an opioid or a synthetic marijuana
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Oolitic's Empire Quarry a 'source of pride' for Lawrence County
Indiana Limestone has about 4,500 acres of property between Lawrence and Monroe counties
Friday, June 23, 2017
Proposals spin competing visions for future of Bloomington convention center
One proposal focuses more on providing assistance with financing and helping the community get to the next step, while the other seems to be more of a “we-will-do-it-all” model
Friday, June 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: A victory for us all when teen's criminal record is expunged
Friday, June 23, 2017
Hoosier businesses encouraged to develop partnerships with pre-K providers
“On the Road to Pre-K Expansion” outlines ways that business leaders can support the expansion
Friday, June 23, 2017
I-69 Ohio River bridge project wants input from nearby landowners
Thursday, June 22, 2017
St. Vincent Kokomo dodges major layoffs
111 workers in total set to be terminated at 5 facilities, but only two locally
Thursday, June 22, 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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