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Despite legislative setback, advocates hopeful for logging limits in Indiana
Two bills to protect some of the state’s old-growth forests were defeated in the 2018 Legislature
Sunday, February 18, 2018
IU addictions initiative projects to focus on policies, pharmacies, new moms and more
One major initiative will center on ways to increase access to public health services
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Indiana schools all supposed to conduct emergency training per state law
Must conduct at least one tornado drill and at least one man-made occurrence disaster drill annually
Saturday, February 17, 2018
COMMENTARY: What can I do in response to these tragedies?
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Local B&D Electric wins $20 million, three-year contract at Crane
Saturday, February 17, 2018
IU scholar: Research, civil debate needed to help curb gun violence
Politics, polarization block dialogue that could lead to solutions, says 2nd Amendment expert Madeira
Friday, February 16, 2018
Protest of perceived police militarization halts Bloomington mayor's speech
Object to purchase of $225,000 armored truck by city police
Friday, February 16, 2018
Indiana State Board of Education weighs new A-F grade plan
Public hearings have been set in South Bend, Fort Wayne, Evansville, Indianapolis and Madison
Friday, February 16, 2018
Southwest Indiana a hot spot for human trafficking, Christina Wicks says
According to a 2013 Fordham University study,  36 percent are perpetrated by immediate family
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Institute to bring its global experience to Bloomington's quest for sustainability
Areas to examine: Environmental quality and natural systems, transportation, climate, energy, built environment, local food and agriculture
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Work on Bedford's Stellar Communities projects continue, city council hears
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Annexation-curtailing bills pass in Indiana Senate, head to House
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Bloomington police chief: $225,000 armored truck necessary for public safety
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Engaging young people in civics
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
COMMENTARY: Why Indiana should abolish the death penalty
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Evansville to get direct air service to Destin, Florida, this summer
Still is the only commercial airport in Indiana without a nonstop flight to New York City
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
'A Great Addition:' Skelton Museum welcomes large donation from late comedian's wife
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Mayor says Washington moving forward in time, attention to solving longtime problems
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Program aims to make sure 'No One Eats Alone' at Forest Park Junior-Senior High School
“By reducing social isolation, we believe we can help end much bullying and violence”
Monday, February 12, 2018
Columbia City, Wabash, Monticello shopping centers sold to Evansville firm
Monday, February 12, 2018
Bloomington biotech firm embraces rapid expansion, prepares for more
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Indiana University losing foreign graduate students
Variety of factors could be to blame, including anti-immigrant rehetoric since 2016 presidential campaign
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Jackson County Juvenile Detention Center closing creates problems for others
Lawrence and Orange counties will have to determine where to send youths
Saturday, February 10, 2018
At Evansville's State of Real Estate, officials tout strong local economy
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Snow geese stop in local counties as they slowly migrate north
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Indiana sheriffs hoping Youth Ranch in Clay County will impact young Hoosiers
Purpose is to enhance social skills in youth, provide summer learning, build self-confidence, encourage respect and promote physical activity, they say

Saturday, February 10, 2018
For florists, a day of LOVE can be organized CHAOS
An army of workers bring beauty to lovers
Friday, February 9, 2018
IU and Notre Dame in top 20 of higher education for philanthropic support
Donations to colleges and universities nationwide set a record in 2017
Friday, February 9, 2018
BZA denies variance for detox center near Bloomington
Thursday, February 8, 2018
$2.5 billion coal-to-diesel plant proposed for Spencer County; could mean 225 jobs
Council earlier annexed more than 500 acres of land into the Dale town limits
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Couple sues state over medical neglect case involving child's treatment with CBD oil
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Hog butchering a learning experience for many Jasper High School students
“I’ve had students here who don’t realize meat comes from an actual animal,” says agricultural teacher
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Daviess County CEO program shapes local high school students
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
IU to fund 16 projects as part of spending $50 million to address addictions
Is the third proposal to receive funding from school's  Grand Challenges initiative
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Museum on the move: With Eskenazi closed, IU docents bring art exhibits to area schools
By end of 2017-18 school year, they will have visited 47 classrooms, 1,060 students and 14 schools locally
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The buzz on Indiana's booming bee business
Social media helping bring more people to help with the endangered pollinators
Monday, February 5, 2018
Business of recovery? Are for-profit treatment centers here to help others, or just themselves?
CEO refused to answer questions about the value of his businesses, the number of employees and the payroll
Monday, February 5, 2018
Fresh Start: A prescription for healthier eating in central Indiana
Community Hospital's new in-ground farm is first of its kind in Indiana
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Huntingburg Mayor's Youth Council makes mark on community
One of 26 communities with youth councils run by mayors and town leaders across the state
Friday, February 2, 2018
Bloomington police chief: DOC will stop sending out-of-county parole's to local jail
Some being released wanted to go to Bloomington area because of extensive local social services available
Friday, February 2, 2018
Experts sharpen scrutiny of Indiana Department of Child Services
Alabama-based consultant helping assess child welfare crisis
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Elementary school newspaper inspires young Dubois County journalists
“I’ve seen the excitement in them when they come back (from interviews); tThey always have something fun to tell me,” says schoool librarian, newspaper adviser
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Mayor of Huntingburg, 2014 winner, supportive of Stellar's new regional approach
Will now combine communities, creating a region that will emphasize collaboration between neighboring towns, cities and counties, state officials say
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Bloomington mayor wants tax hike to maintain sidewalks and trails
Thursday, February 1, 2018
IU School of Public Health pledges to refuse funds from tobacco-related group
Other schools also refuse funds from Phillip Morris International
Thursday, February 1, 2018
1 in 6 adult Hoosiers have a handgun permit
There are 833,614 active firearm licenses issued by the state right now
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Jasper's German American Bank reports 8th consecutive year of record performance
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
EDITORIAL: Nassar, MSU case should place all of Big Ten community on high alert
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
SKILLS for SUCCESS: Inmates get manufacturing training in 10-day program
"I can take this and put it towards real-life situations,” prisoner says
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Assessment, planning begin as Cook prepares to transform former GE refrigerator plant
'A monumental undertaking' for facility of nearly 1 million square feet in Bloomington
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
New IU housing complex, expanded dining hall part of $99 million proposed project
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Huntingburg mayor: Collaboration a big part of city's future
Monday, January 29, 2018
Industry insiders talk rapid expansion, potential challenges for RV industry
Mitchell dealer says he thinks economic growth is a leading factor for increased sales
Monday, January 29, 2018
EDITORIAL: Public internet access a good idea
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Bloomington company gets nearly $250,000 to improve beehive monitoring
Friday, January 26, 2018
Consultants helping city evaluate priorities ahead of transportation plan
Surveys had the phrase “lead foot” multiple times to describe Bloomington drivers
Friday, January 26, 2018
Hoosier National Forest caves to reopen in summer of 2018 after being closed since 2009
Friday, January 26, 2018
Cooperation grows between Radius Indiana and Southwest Indiana Development Council
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Bennett's Dream Car Museum eyes higher gear in Evansville
Closure of automobile dealership means showroom can expand
Thursday, January 25, 2018
United Way of Wabash Valey to change how it operates
Allocations will move away from 'member agencies' model in six counties served
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Huntingburg's net metering to expand to commercial customers
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
IU researchers: Facebook news rating system has problems
"We ask people to rate things that they have no ability to rate,” researcher says
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
University of Southern Indiana planning to add 'tiny' house model near or on campus
Goal of the pilot project is to create a cultural transformation related to aging in a community
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
More travelers used Evansville Regional Airport in 2017
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Indiana House Bill 1001 could fill $16 million gap in school funding
Monday, January 22, 2018
Orange County to benefit from IU's rural communities project
Potential projects being developed for effort’s second year
Monday, January 22, 2018
Federal government shutdown to have small direct impact on Crane
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Main IU campus growing; others, not so much
Enrollment decline at regional campuses blamed on economic, demographic factors
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Indianapolis landing Amazon HQ would have ripple effects in Bloomington, elsewhere
“People who are within, say, an hour (or) hour-and-a-half commuting distance are very much fair game”
Sunday, January 21, 2018
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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