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40-foot tall, $150,000 sculpture adds unique presence to Shelbyville gateway
"this is one piece of several different mediums that we’ve started to encourage in the community in the last five years," mayor says
Friday, December 14, 2018
State incentives help keep FFA convention in Indianapolis through 2031
The event had an estimated economic impact of $39.8 million when it took place in Indianapolis in late October 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Could Gary lose both casino licenses?
Terre Haute state senator suggests relocating both of them a better bet for Indiana
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Latest trash-to-fuel project promises to invest $600 million and hire 160 in Gary
Similar biofuels plant outside Reno, Nevada that would become the first commercial waste-to-fuel biorefinery in the United States producing both diesel and jet fue
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Bloomington tech park apartments, hotel project asked for more office space
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Terre Haute casino opponents gearing up again
Wabash Valley economists also dubious about city's odds
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Rising Sun casino owner doubles down on Terre Haute
But state approval will be 'a heavy lift,' says one gaming expert
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
November 2018 doldrums at Northwest Indiana Region casinos
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Jeffersonville's arts and cultural district gets statewide designation
Joins those of Fishers and Terre Haute as 2018 Statewide Cultural Districts
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
NewAllen Alliance getting $4.5 million as Stellar Community
In September 2018 , eastern Allen County group submitted a 232-page written plan to the state that details a $64-million list of projects
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Pacers Bikeshare rolling out major expansion for Indianapolis in 2019
Many of the new stations along or near the Monon Trail, the White River Trail and the Central Canal Towpath
Monday, December 10, 2018
Fishers Nickel Plate District earns statewide arts, cultural designation
Is one of three Statewide Cultural Districts in Hamilton County
Monday, December 10, 2018
First physical signs of Terre Haute's Turn to the River project expected in 2019
Plan to create a coherent, attractive path to connect the town’s two most famous landmarks — Wabash Avenue and the Wabash River.
Monday, December 10, 2018
Terre Haute becomes Indiana's 8th Statewide Cultural District
Joins Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Madison, Nashville, Noblesville and Lafayette-West Lafayette
Friday, December 7, 2018
Design firm works with Fort Wayne businesses to find diamonds in the rough
Works to create a starting point to find ways to get people downtown and to create experiences to keep them there all day
Friday, December 7, 2018
The Frozen Sandlot ice rink opens at Kokomo Municipal Stadium
Despite frigid cold, skaters sing praises of winter attraction
Thursday, December 6, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb right to put stop to more toll roads in state
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Indiana lawmakers seeking more oversight of toll road lease decisions
Bremen state representative said they’re also discussing whether some of the projects Holcomb has proposed to spend the $1 billion on qualify as “transportation” projects
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chesterfield and Daleville open to plans for Mounds Greenway
Would be a linear park along the White River connecting trails in Anderson and Muncie
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Bloomington-based Sycamore Land Trust conserves 500-plus more acres in 2018
257 acres in Orange County being donated by Martha Barclay-Giel upon her death is largest gift so far
Monday, December 3, 2018
Trampoline park to occupy former Marsh store in Noblesville
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Porter County tourism group to join in effort to battle Lake Michigan erosion
Caused by combination of unusually high lake levels, sand starvation caused by structures blocking the normal drift of sand along the shoreline and the increasing number of extreme storms
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Some lawmakers wonder why tolling is only OK for northern Indiana
"If you put them (tolls) throughout the state, you won't win elections," says South Bend state representative
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Finding the big one: 2018 Hoosier hunters seeing plenty of deer activity
Since 1951, a total of 3.77 million deer have been harvested in Indiana
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Terre Haute back in play for casino
Local businessman Greg Gibson an owner of group acquiring two Majestic Star licenses in Gary
Friday, November 30, 2018
COMMENTARY: The Evansville Museum found a Picasso in storage in 2012
Said to be worth millions, it has never been displayed publicly and museum officials won't say where it is
Friday, November 30, 2018
Holcomb won't pursue toll roads to improve Indiana's highways, ranked 3rd worst
Currently, state highway revenue is expected to peak in the mid-2020s and then begin a consistent decline without alternative funding
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Residents say they want places to eat, shop and be entertained in Portland's downtown
Respondents who didn't visit downtown frequently said it was because of a lack of things to do and parking frustrations 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Indianapolis-based company agrees to buy Gary's Majestic Star Casino
General counsel of new firm says it is 'committed' to moving license to another city
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Evansville Regional Airport's fresh new look celebrated
Part of $20 million in improvements funded by Regional Cities Initiative
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Vincennes Redevelopment Commission to build second downtown parking lot
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Kite seeks to minimize risk in Indianapolis convention-hotels project
The specifics of plan—which includes constructing one 800-room hotel and another with 600 rooms—remain somewhat hazy
Monday, November 26, 2018
Debate over location of new Vigo County jail continues to rage
Riverscape: 'Once in a century' opportunity at risk if locate there
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Pathway between New Albany, Clarksville now open to pedestrians
When completed in the spring, this seven-mile trail will link those two communities together with Jeffersonville along the Ohio River Greenway
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Gasoline prices fall for Thanksgiving holiday travel
Forecast is down for rest of 2018
Thursday, November 22, 2018
South Bend Potawatomi Zoo has a new red panda
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Bringing down the barn: INDOT to demolish historic circus structure in Peru
The move marks the end of one of the most unique pieces of circus history in the country that highlights Peru’s deep connection to the big top
Thursday, November 22, 2018
New Hampton Inn coming to Washington
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Chesterton adds new boxcar to downtown park; provides bathrooms, baby changing area
The $300,000 project was funded through a mix of a town bond issue, crowd funding, town funds and private donations
Monday, November 19, 2018
Portage officials want casino license for north side property
The rebirth of a push for a Portage casino idea began 25 years after Porter County voters shot down a referendum that would have allowed such a development in the lakeside cit
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Bloomington seeks public art installation for Switchyard Park
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Dishing up art monthly at the Harrison Center
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Wooden Indian, South Bend's first motel, is demolished
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Hancock County Tourism Commission shows support of Stellar Communities bid
Friday, November 16, 2018
Huntingburg, Nashville, Salem to get 'extra art outlets' with rural series
Being presented in collaboration with the IU Center for Rural Engagement
Friday, November 16, 2018






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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