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Saturday bus service in Richmond will return in 2015
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Posey County to assume ownership of closed New Harmony Bridge
Was officially closed on May 21, 2012 after a lengthy engineer's inspection revealed the aging span was unsafe for traffic
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Molly Whitehead comes back for Boone County Economic Development Corp. head job
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Biomass recycling company to locate in I-69 corridor in Gibson County
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Road project brings Daviess County and Amish community closer
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Lakeville, LaPaz face future without U.S. 31
Businesses thinking on how now to attract customers to their communities
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Foes of proposed Mounds Lake reservoir propose system of Anderson-Muncie trails
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Proposed Mound Lake reservoir would reduce local tax revenues $1.9 million yearly
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Indiana experiences growth in manufacturing sector
New jobs keep unemployment figures steady in the state
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
INDOT to improve signage on Logansport exits of Hoosier Heartland
Monday, August 18, 2014
Public-private partners in Gary Airport expansion plan remain optimistic
The plan to add 1,900 feet to the runway has hit several snags
Monday, August 18, 2014
Excise officers arrest 71 at Ball State University over weekend
Monday, August 18, 2014
BSU coalition targets off-campus behavior
Parking, litter and noise from parties are among the chief concerns of Muncie residents
Monday, August 18, 2014
Chief Justice Loretta Rush takes helm of Indiana's courts
She promised on her watch Indiana courts will remain accessible, fair and transparent
Monday, August 18, 2014
Businesses are planning projects to improve looks in downtown Portland
Monday, August 18, 2014
Rural/Metro pulling ambulance services out of Central Indiana
Monday, August 18, 2014
Rural/Metro pullout effect on Wayne County unclear
Monday, August 18, 2014
COMMENTARY: Craft brewers, vintners return spirits to Indiana State Fair
Monday, August 18, 2014
OPINION: Embrace the college experience
For academic success, nothing replaces pure dogged effort and drive
Monday, August 18, 2014
OPINION: Hoosier workers not gaining on the nation
Monday, August 18, 2014
TIF keeps Grissom Aeroplex running in Miami County
Monday, August 18, 2014
New U.S. 31 opens Thursday between South Bend and Plymouth
Monday, August 18, 2014
State: Audits reveal most Miami County townships violating laws
Three of the 12 had clean audits
Monday, August 18, 2014
Once pristine, Muncie SportsPlex hanging on
Sunday, August 17, 2014
State's revolving door turning 'judiciously'
Few former workers granted waivers to give companies help
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Bloomington area being considered for new Catholic high school
Sunday, August 17, 2014
IU finds new ways to talk to students about sexual assault
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Steuben County uses drone to produce tourism video
Sunday, August 17, 2014
More northeast Indiana farming operations turning to irrigation
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Downtown Huntington having an upswing
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A rising tide of drug overdose deaths for Tippecanoe County
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Energize-ECI next stop for Richmond native
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Numbers of river otters rising; Indiana proposes trapping for control
Once endangered, the mammals now are found in 74 of state's 92 counties
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Seymour Staples closing in September
Sunday, August 17, 2014
COMMENTARY: Guiding low-income Hoosiers toward college completion could transform economy
Sunday, August 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Comprehensive water plan necessary for state
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dash cameras a welcome 'asset' in age of accountability
Video recordings, police say, protect citizens, officers alike from incidences of misconduct
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Dugger residents found a way to be ready for nearly 300 students
“Some of the biggest schools in the state were our biggest help,”new school's leader says

Sunday, August 17, 2014
Critical casino money goes far beyond the gambling boats maintenance and upkeep
Evansville and Vanderburgh County has received a combined $154 million in gaming tax revenue from 1996 to 2013, state records show
Sunday, August 17, 2014
COMMENTARY: Land-based casinos a hot-button topic in Indianapolis
Lawmakers are looking to improve dismal tax collections from the state’s gambling facilities
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Group asks Posey Commissioners to assume ownership of New Harmony bridge
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Cameras, projectors and brushes unfurl Evansville area mural projects
Sunday, August 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Police turning to military?
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Kokomo area programs aim to provide skilled workforce to industry
"Anything that can raise the skill level or help further educate the people of Kokomo, whether it’s through public schools or private industry training, will only be beneficial to our area,' mayor says
Sunday, August 17, 2014
All's 'fair' for Indiana state candidates in off-off election year
Those vying for office aim to shake as many hands as possible
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Lebanon works to place Courthouse Square district on the National Register
Property owners of buildings in such areas get a 20 percent federal tax credit for any preservation work
Sunday, August 17, 2014
OPINION: Treat mental illness to reduce risks
Sunday, August 17, 2014
South Bend-Elkhart real estate market sees some improvements so far in 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Foreign student enrollment tops 1,000 at Ball State University
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Celebrating women in the arts in Michigan City to raise funds
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Crown Point artist's mural has a message
Saturday, August 16, 2014
China bans exports from Logansport pork plant and cold storage facility
Claims to have found traces of a feed additive used to increase hogs' growth
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Long-term plan unveiled for Lake Freeman
Water level has dropped as NIPSCO diverted water to the Tippecanoe River under a federal order to protect the river's mussels
Saturday, August 16, 2014
MetroNet still hooking up Lafayette
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Wimmer is winner of Jeffersonville arts initiative
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Indiana, Huntington commercial real estate rebounding, officials say
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Failing septic systems leave neighbors with little choice: accept annexation
The situation is not uncommon across the state, which has about 800,000 on-site sewage disposal systems
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Lawmakers question Pence's higher-education cuts
Budget director cites increases
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Local faculty leaders dispute Daniels' view of IPFW mission
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Monroe County energy projects moving forward, but not solar farm grant
Energy isn’t necessarily on the forefront of most people’s minds, especially since it is cheap, coordinator says
Saturday, August 16, 2014
New downtown Bloomington Transit Center opens Monday
Saturday, August 16, 2014
EDITORIAL: Cleaning up Indiana voter rolls
Friday, August 15, 2014
Terre Haute Elanco plant to close in 2016, affecting 23 employees
Friday, August 15, 2014
Indiana State students start moving into new $25 million residence hall
Friday, August 15, 2014
Nonprofit group sponsoring new mural to promote downtown Brazil
Friday, August 15, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana needs more complete data on school bullying
Friday, August 15, 2014
Veterans Treatment Court at forefront of helping veterans with substance abuse problems
Vanderburgh County has first such facility in Indiana
Friday, August 15, 2014
Ritz expresses displeasure with A-F school grades in meeting with retired teachers
She believes schools should be put into improvement categories instead
Friday, August 15, 2014
Shipshewana Town Council approves increasing maximum tax levy
Friday, August 15, 2014
Impact of Russian embargo to be slight on Indiana soybean farmers, analysts say
Friday, August 15, 2014
No wind farm for Howard County
Commissioners ask that any future such facilities would require special use permits
Friday, August 15, 2014
Wabash now has to determine in what order to tackle Stellar Communities projects
Friday, August 15, 2014
Daviess, Dearborn County hospitals question state requirement on reporting salary
Apparently only 11 of 29 filed the data
Friday, August 15, 2014
Officials unsure if and when Mount Baldy at Indiana Dunes may reopen
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Book rental fees for Hoosier public school students remain lower with technology
Thursday, August 14, 2014
A Stellar City: Huntingburg wins honor
Wabash picked as second winner from group of six finalists
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Bedford historic review panel approves change in facade for proposed senior apartments
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Carroll County farmer develops technological innovations
Allows use of smartphone or tablet to activate the loading process for grain storage
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Federal report: 2014 will see cheap, plentiful corn crop
Record yields expected this year, but low prices may reduce farm income 25 percent or more
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Struggle to reach agreement on North Vernon plaza at impasse with Madison railroad
At issue is how to govern proposed pedestrian crossing in downtown
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Community Action Program of Evansville expands services in Oakland City
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Emergency dispatch consolidation approved by St. Joseph County Council
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Economic development dominates Loogootee City Council meeting
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Wellness programs pay off with healthier, more productive workers, speakers say
Statistically, obese workers have seven times more medical claims, and the average smoker costs about $5,800 more in health care than a nonsmoker
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Memorandum indicates Plymouth's interest in high speed passenger rail
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Judge OKs Indiana fight against health insurance subsidies
More than 110,000 Hoosiers are at risk of losing federal funds used to purchase private health insurance
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Is a mo-ped a motorcycle?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Pilot program to focus on preschool education in five Indiana counties
ISBOE member says nothing is going to have a greater impact than preschool education
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Apartments, business park planned in new Valparaiso subdivision
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
IU Morgan to renovate: Hospital plans to invest 'several million' in facility
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Irritation continues to rise as Lake Freeman levels continue to fall
Locals wonder: Where do you draw the line between preserving federal- and state-endangered species and crippling the local economy?
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Purdue, Amazon partner to cut textbook costs
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
EDITORIAL: State's water supply needs closer attention
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Monroe Hospital files for bankruptcy, plans to sell to California health care group
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Newest downtown Bloomington hotel opens its doors
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Anderson merchant group drops 'downtown' from name
'Unity' sought by pre-existing downtown group
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Browning/Duke building huge Plainfield distribution facility
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
CBS affiliation switch means major changes at WTTV
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Indianapolis CIB to provide $5 million for IU natatorium maintenance
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
New judicial center would set off an office exodus in downtown Indianapolis
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
IUPUI plans to build $45 million residence hall
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Indianapolis Opera hires former head of IRT Steven Stolen to help assess future
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Indianapolis Star reducing staff ahead of headquarters relocation
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
IU South Bend eliminates jobs
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Proposed Kokomo dog ordinance looks to hold owners accountable
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
State plans renovation of Corydon square as a prelude to Indiana Bicentennial
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Fayette County 2nd in state for free, reduced lunches, trailing only Marion County
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Launch of an entrepreneurial climate in Terre Haute
Goal is to foster opportunities rather than target individual companies to get financial incentitives
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
COMMENTARY: Public safety workers close ranks around gay, lesbian colleagues
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Pence should back Medicaid expansion
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Depoliticize education policy in Indiana
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Indiana school year starts with controversial new standards
2015-16 school years will see third different exam within as many years
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Tippecanoe County, Lafayette eye Hoosier Heartland development
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Purdue to offer three-year degrees for students in communications school
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
West Lafayette joins the public art movement
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Jeffersonville City Canvas pushes public art projects
The commission’s first project was called “power creativity,” or painted utility boxes around downtown
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
One person's art is another's broken rule
Hancock County officials rule that billboard-style artwork on side of barn violates sign
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Meat processor diversifies to rely less on beef
"People are paying more for feeder calves now than they ever have in their lives," cattle association official says
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Businesses face headwinds from climate plan
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Angola eyes economic development plan for I-69-U.S. 20 interchange
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana should reconsider law to give preference to local bidders
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Anderson budgets $2.1 million for economic development
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
OPINION: Corporate tax inversion
Corporations should have a say in the laws that govern them
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
OPINION: Hoosier spending revealed
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 11, 2014
Knauf acquires Guardian Insulation
Monday, August 11, 2014
Wabash County Promise begins for K-12 students in other local communities
To help set up college savings plans along with emotionally supporting them and their families to prepare for education after high school
Monday, August 11, 2014
Cover crop share program can help Daviess County farmers save money
Monday, August 11, 2014
Byproducts big business for Indiana grain mills
“Feed mills are few and far between,” owner of Morgan County Feed says
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Shelby County community urged to focus on authenticity, not uniqueness
Sunday, August 10, 2014
New psychiatric drugs are providing better treatment than ever before
But who can afford them?
Sunday, August 10, 2014
More than 12,000 Vigo County workers live elsewhere
About 17 percent of its workforce commuted from outside the county, while nationally, 27.4 percent of workers commuted outside the county in which they live
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Valparaiso to use report to improve V-Line service
Sunday, August 10, 2014
$3 billion in NIPSCO projects to jolt northern Indiana economy
The $1.1 billion electric modernization will replace about 10 percent of utility's electric transmission system
Sunday, August 10, 2014
West Lafayette day care fills needs of aging adults
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Social media new frontier for garage sale success
An extremely inexpensive way to drum up publicity, post hundreds of photos for free and capture that ever-lucrative millennial market
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Hoosier Hills Food Bank's distribution hits all-time high in July 2014
Sunday, August 10, 2014
New IU initiative addresses sexual violence prevention
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Drought, energy demand boosted prices for corn, and thus for beef
Cattle at the lowest national inventory since 1951
Sunday, August 10, 2014
As college kids return, so does a lot of business for South Bend retailers
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Officials tout benefits of bi-state project's newest Niles-Mishawaka link
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Coping with high meat prices
The increase in beef prices stems from several years of high feed costs for livestock producers
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Ingalls considering Summerlake annexation
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Low-cost health clinic to open in Greenfield
Hancock Regional Partnership partnership with Jane Pauley Center
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Economic development having record-setting year in Huntington County
Saturday, August 9, 2014
$300-million Flat Rock Wind Farm again a possibility in Henry and Rush counties
Turbines will be capable of producing 180 megawatts of clean energy, enough to power 45,000 homes each year
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Workshops aid Indiana Bicentennial preparation
Saturday, August 9, 2014
East-central Indiana counties band, seek federal economic development funds
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Evansville's Springleaf to sell off remaining $7.2 billion in real estate assets
Closing local center, eliminating 170 jobs
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Evansville officials see how Medical Mile, philanthropy keyed Grand Rapids' turnaround
Local group finds a lot to admire as they look ahead to its own downtowm health education campus in next 2-3 years
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Tropicana Evansville sees gains in attendance, gambling revenue during July 2014
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Tests shield blood supply; HIV-positive donor arrested in Elkhart
Saturday, August 9, 2014
EDITORIAL: Shining light on human rights, then and now
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Mining, energy top daily water usage for Vigo County
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Plan Commission votes against North Terre Haute store and firing range
Saturday, August 9, 2014
COMMENTARY: Carp all ya want, but they could be jumpin' in the Wabash 'forever'
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Dugger gets keys to former schools
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Indiana water supplies will grow scarce without better management, officials warn
Southern Indiana has the least water resources in the state, stalling economic development
Saturday, August 9, 2014
Ivy Tech consolidating Kokomo and Lafayette regions
Friday, August 8, 2014
RV Super Show gets rolling in Elkhart as industry sales stay strong
Friday, August 8, 2014
As leagues decline, bowling alleys look for new ways to make money
Bowling only generates about 40 percent of a center's revenue because of lifestyle changes
Friday, August 8, 2014
Lee Enterprises grows digital revenue
Friday, August 8, 2014
BSU shows progress in performance-based funding formula
But still may not mean more money for school, treasurer says
Friday, August 8, 2014
Brewery, brew pub and eatery planned for Daleville
Friday, August 8, 2014
Bike lane nixed on Jeffersonville-Louisville Big Four Bridge
Number of people made lane difficult to enforce
Friday, August 8, 2014
Magic eases pain of cancer's heartache at Camp Kesem in Princeton
Nationwide organization dedicated to and for children affected by a parent’s cancer
Friday, August 8, 2014
Aisin to invest $30 million in new 100,000-square-foot plant in Crothersville
Expect to hire about 100 people by 2017
Friday, August 8, 2014
Indiana, Ohio cities team up on study for passenger rail service
Would look at a Chicago-Fort Wayne-Columbus, Ohio corridor
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Fort Wayne medical billing center expansion could create 300 additional jobs
Thursday, August 7, 2014
University of Liberia president visits IU to grow healthcare collaboration
West African country in 2008 only had 50 doctors for a country of 4 million with nearly 500 Ebola cases
Thursday, August 7, 2014
WGU Indiana degrees can help adult students keep jobs, advance
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Indiana Supreme Court's only woman justice tabbed as its next chief
“I look forward to the day that it’s unremarkable that there’s a woman on this court or a woman chief justice,” Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush says
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Northwest Indiana police look to connect with residents through crime maps
Hoping program solves more crimes, dispels rumors
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Shining idea: Rose-Hulman students devise solar-made 'plastic lumber'
The product could be used to construct shelters for people in Haiti, where a 2010 earthquake left 1.5 million homeless
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
COMMENTARY: Time to elect Indiana State Board of Education members
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Indiana Supreme Court will have first female chief
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Feds tells state its Healthy Indiana Plan expansion not complete
Native Americans must be included in plan's
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Boonville City Council approves golf cart, four-wheeler ordinance
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Indiana agrees to $3 million settlement in school test hitch
A majority of the in-kind services CTB/McGraw Hill will provide deal with generating new reports for the state
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Marion has committed nearly $116 million in TIF revenues over next 24 years, report says
City is “liable for repayment” of only about $17 million of that debt due to differences in how the loans were structured
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Lake Freeman level drops again to preserve mussels
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Jasper Area Arts Commission staff likes idea of managing Astra Theatre
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Hancock County focuses on collaborative efforts in fight against hunger
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Citing stats showing Greenfield pay lags, chiefs press for larger pay hikes
Greenfield Fire Territory is among the lowest-paying departments in the Indianapolis area and Greenfield is losing employees to other agencies, chief says
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
EDITORIAL: Divided leadership not best for Indiana public K-12 students
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
EDITORIAL: Audit of Medicaid fraud unit important step for Indiana
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Additional $800,000 approved for Anderson roundabout project
Wigwam included in redevelopment plan
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Scientists capture data to fend off toxic blooms on Eagle Creek Reservoir
Testing the water for indicators of harmful blue-green algae – the tiny creatures that wreaked havoc with Toledo’s water supply last weekend
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
New TV deals to provide huge cash infusion for Indianapolis Colts
Allows small-market teams like Indianapolis to stay competitive with those in Chicago, Houston and New York, says Sportscorp official
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Green BEAN Delivery plans $3.8 million expansion in Indianapolis
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Acquisition costs contribute to Kite Realty Group 2Q loss
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Environmental groups want 19,000 acres protected from Illiana Expressway
Say they need to shield Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie from harm
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Turkish tile manufacturer up and running in Muncie
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Rep. Todd Rokita suggests migrants to U.S. pose Ebola threat
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Raytheon seeks buyer for 790,000-square-foot Fort Wayne complex
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
COMMENTARY: Driving circles around safety
In a roundabout way, traffic accidents fewer, less serious without stoplights
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
EDITORIAL: Greater course loads can mean quicker degrees
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Warsaw reviews 2015 non-profit budget requests
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Vectren reports earnings improvement in second quarter
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Nexstar selling WEVV, Evansville-CBS affiliate, for $18.6 million
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Thorntown IGA store is closing
Tuesday, August 5, 2014






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