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Authorities say more signs could cut accidents in Madison County I-69 construction zone
Law enforcement agencies reported 202 crashes along that stretch from Aug. 23, 2018 to Feb. 1, 2019

Saturday, March 23, 2019
At IEDC meeeting in Terre Haute, Holcomb says Indiana landing businesses, jobs
Among four unnamed IEDC projects are a new $305 million new food manufacturing facility in Shelby County, to create 460 jobs by 2022
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Hotel Indigo, river race changes proposed for downtown Mishawaka
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Main Street Greencastle looks to another Indiana city as model
While recruiting businesses is the first step for Seymour Main Street, getting customers downtown is the challenge when it comes to retaining businesses
Friday, March 22, 2019
Elkhart County's Vibrant Communities group counts up its successes
“The mantra, the mission of the organization is to inspire people to love where they live and to love Elkhart County specifically,” co-chair says
Friday, March 22, 2019
Terre Haute Redevelopment Commission agrees to help fund new convention center
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Goshen City Council fronts $850,000 forgivable renovation loan to Goshen Theater
Nonprofit has raised more than $5 million in recent capital campaign
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Economic climate healthy in Merrillville, official says
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Spirit Airlines to add two Florida routes from Indianapolis
Monday, March 18, 2019
Gary seeks private redevelopment at Lake Street Beach on Lake Michigan
Sunday, March 17, 2019
State grant to build connectivity in LaPorte
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Excitement builds for new Little League baseball complex in Whitestown
Sunday, March 17, 2019
COMMENTARY: The problem with Indiana Toll Road's new tourism campaign?
There are not enough tourist attractions in Lake County
Friday, March 15, 2019
Radius Indiana unifies eight-county region with new tourism initiative
According to Rockport Analytics, tourism is one of the leading industries in the region, accounting for $290.4 million in tourism spending
Thursday, March 14, 2019
New Terre Haute Convention Center cost estimated at $32.5 million
Mayor new convention center, with a new hotel, along with a proposed new police station “will be a game changer for downtown”
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Pacers, CIB talks could extend beyond legislative deadline
Pro team is in the middle of a 10-year, $160 million deal with CIB that runs through the end of the 2023-2024 season
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Rail crossing task force shifts focus to Congress to prevent train blockage

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
2013 Stellar Community brought more than $27 million of investment to downtown Bedford
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Bills would let Whitestown, Greenwood, Danville impose 1 percent food-and-beverage tax
Would have the biggest impact in Greenwood, where it could generate $2.5 million in 2020 and $2.6 million in 2021
Monday, March 11, 2019
Lake Michigan casino revenue holds in February 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rail projects top infrastructure investments in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Honoring angles: IU art museum renovation uses building's design to inform changes
Project sought to honor the architect I.M. Pei's original intent, says director David Brenneman

Sunday, March 10, 2019
Indiana Gaming Commission approves Spectacle's acquisition of Gary casinos
Decision could bode well for Terre Haute's casino effort
Friday, March 8, 2019
Pedestrian fatalities climb nationally; smartphone use a reason
Although Indiana law gives walkers legal right of way in crosswalk, many drivers may not understand that, city councilwoman says
Friday, March 8, 2019
Maintaining new Hoosier trails may need tax reallocations because of demand
The state is confronted with 82 pending requests for $144 million in search of a slice of the $90 million plan
Friday, March 8, 2019
Two Indiana bills could affect your access to Lake Michigan beaches
“A lot of our economy is activated because of our access to Lake Michigan," says Michigan City mayor
Friday, March 8, 2019
Indianapolis hoteliers oppose legislation that's tied to convention center expansion
Hotel occupancy in downtown Indianapolis has hovered above 70 percent since 2013, and that’s considered a healthy level in the industry
Thursday, March 7, 2019
NWI Region communities submit one-fifth of requests for state's Next Level Trails grants
42 of Indiana's 92 counties seek nearly $144 million to develop more than 240 miles of hiking, biking and riding trails
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Madison economic development plans move toward OK for multi-million-dollar infusion
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Logansport officials looking at multiple quality-of-life options for the city
Wabash Heartland Innovation Network suggests the 10-counties in group collaborate on interconnectivity among them
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Dubois County officials consider connecting communities with trails
Thursday, March 7, 2019
PARKING ANXIETY: Fortville council OKs Main Street plan, reduces number of lost parking spaces
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Kurt Vonnegut Museum planning to buy building on Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Proposed Michigan gasoline tax could help Hoosier petroleum dealers, convenience stores
Governor calls for a 45-cent per gallon increase to improve state's roads
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
$1.1 million deal expands Prophetstown, after DNR pressured to keep power lines out
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
New Michigan City commission would focus on clean energy, green space, recycling
Councilman says studies show that when families are looking to relocate to new cities, they look at available jobs, schools and green spaces
Monday, March 4, 2019
Gates' properties redevelopment connects South Bend stadium, downtown core
City’s director of business development sees more upside for the area as restaurants, shops and apartments look to fill in the spaces that still remain to be developed
Monday, March 4, 2019
At halfway mark in 2019 Indiana General Assembly: 400 bills alive
Hate crimes, teacher pay, gambling proposals advance
Sunday, March 3, 2019
South Shore Line to offer substitute bus service in frigid weather
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Schererville Republican family rolls dice to win Gary's casinos
Larry Bird trusts also named as investor
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute gets $66,000 from Wabash Valley Community Foundation
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Casino bill could provide funds for Terre Haute convention center
But Sen. Jon Ford says that's a mistake and it will be corrected
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Study looks at Grand Wayne's role in a changing downtown Fort Wayne
Saturday, March 2, 2019
South Bend airport sees 20 percent increase in passengers during 2018
Project Propel economic initiative cited as catalyst
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Wabash County and its smaller towns are focused on improving communities, officials say
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Community forum provides glimpse at possible future for Fairmount residents
Friday, March 1, 2019
New off-road vehicle ordinance in effect for Grant County
Friday, March 1, 2019
Upgraded roads lead to increasing speed limits on southern Indiana I-65 and 1-265
Friday, March 1, 2019
Radius Indiana touts 2018 accomplishments during annual meeting
$42 million Lilly Endowment grant and creation of Regional Opportunity Initiatives “enabling our communities to stretch their limits," says CEO
Thursday, February 28, 2019
New skyscraper will supplant White Lodging's JW Marriott as tallest hotel in state
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
NICTD approves new pact with Metra for rail use into Chicago
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Bill to help Indy Eleven with stadium, boost funding for Indianapolis CIB passes Senate
Would provide up to an additional $15 million in tax funds annually for sports and hospitality projects, likely including renovations at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Indiana Senate approves sports betting, casino moves
Allows mobile sports wagering after an individual signs up in person at a casino or off-track betting facility
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Indiana Senate to vote today on casino, sports gambling bills
'Hold harmless' provision would protect gambling income for Evansville, French Lick, Hammond, East Chicago and Michigan City caused by license move
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
2-year, $35 billion state spending plan advanced by House GOP to Senate
Allocates 50 percent of state revenue to kindergarten-through-12th-grade education, with an additional 12 percent for state colleges and universities
Monday, February 25, 2019
COMMENTARY: Lessons of Terre Haute's past, present
Documentary on city's history builds toward future;will reach statewide audience next month
Monday, February 25, 2019
NWI Regional Planning Council seeks more money from Lake, Porter, LaPorte counties
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Wait just a second: Is Indiana Dunes the state's first national park?
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Bloomington approves food and beverage tax dollars to hire architects to expand center
They will gather public input over three days for $30 million convention project
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Upgrades to U.S. Steel Yard ballpark approved in Gary
Friday, February 22, 2019
A new crowdfunding campaign aims to make trails in Logansport safer
To add security cameras and additional bicycle patrols and markers
Friday, February 22, 2019
Panhandle Pathway seeks to connect with France Park in Logansport
Friday, February 22, 2019






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