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Goshen City Council fronts $850,000 foregiveable renovation loan to Goshen Theater
Nonprofit has raised more than $5 million in recent capital campaign
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Tax incentives for Hammond data center clear another Statehouse hurdle
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Economic climate healthy in Merrillville, official says
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
State of County: White County commissioner sees growth ahead
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
'Rare' TIF deal moves ahead in Marion
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Hancock Health eyes 100 acres at Mt. Comfort/I-70 interchange for developments
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
New Fishers-based developer tackles downtown projects in smaller Hoosier cities
The small team has won three projects that are the result of public-private partnerships with metro-area communities
Monday, March 18, 2019
OPINION: Beware any panacea for economic growth
Quite simply, it is the education, skills and health of a population (that) determines regional prosperity and economic growth
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
Member: Anderson schools board makes decision in executive session
Hoosier State Press Association attorney raises legal concerns about bypassing Indiana Open Door Law
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Anderson schools seeking 15 percent of TIF revenues
Mayor: They must specify a program for funding
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Local students participate in nationwide 'Youth Climate Strike' at Indiana Statehouse
"I’m living the rest of my life on this earth, and I just feel that a lot of decisions are being made by a lot of people a lot older than me," says one 16-year-old
Saturday, March 16, 2019
New Castle leaders tour downtown Frankfort to learn how to entice housing
“It is good that we are being seen across the state as a city that is on the move and growing,” says hosting Main Street director
Saturday, March 16, 2019
St. Joseph County lands $1 million grant for high-speed internet at industrial park
A press release said "according to grantee estimates, the project is expected to create 230 jobs and spur $710 million in private investment"
Friday, March 15, 2019
Why are Delaware County officials headed to Europe again?
Friday, March 15, 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
The Final Say: Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl gives last State of the City speech
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
Jail population has grown more than Jay County's overall population
“We’re considered full at 112,” said chief deputy Patrick Wells; “They get a little uptight when they’re crowded”
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Cummins and Alterra Holdings to invest more than $15 million for Seymour expansions
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer touts success, sees work ahead in his State Of City
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Evansville City Council pledges 100 percent renewable energy city operations by 2050
Urges the city to provide more green infrastructure such as urban tree canopies, green streets and roofs, bike and pedestrian paths and electric vehicle charging stations
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
State of the City: 'We've got growth everywhere,' Vincennes Mayor Yochum says
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
2013 Stellar Community brought more than $27 million of investment to downtown Bedford
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
McCracken to chair economic development group centered around Crane
Will help capture new economic development opportunities that mutually benefit the military facility, the third-largest U.S. Navy base
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Rail projects top infrastructure investments in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, March 10, 2019
'Vertical assets' sought for expansion of internet availability in Jay County
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Growth plan: Indiana Hardwood Assessment claims $10 billion industry underutilized
Hardwood lumber is the top agriculture segment in the state, study says
Sunday, March 10, 2019
A mural project started in Argentina now aims to build connection in Muncie neighborhoods
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Logan Stampings planning dual expansion in Logansport
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Improvements highlighted at La Porte's State of City
Saturday, March 9, 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
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
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
PARKING ANXIETY: Fortville council OKs Main Street plan, reduces number of lost parking spaces
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Marion City Council OKs TIF expansion
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Orientation set for Anderson's first jobs program
Project to help applicants to upgrade their workforce skills
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Full agenda awaits Hoosier lawmakers as second half of session starts today at Statehouse
House will begin considering Senate-approved legislation, and the Senate will evaluate proposed new laws endorsed by the House
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
Henry County to join Eastern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Study looks at Grand Wayne's role in a changing downtown Fort Wayne
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Northeast Indiana region, counties take the Road to One Million at own pace
Each of the 11-member counties was tasked with growing its population
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
WCIEDD assisting Sullivan County to form task force for rural broadband expansion
There are already 13 Certified Broadband Ready Communities — six cities, four towns and three counties, official says
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
Old St. Elizabeth Hospital demolition coming, as Lafayette presses to save buildings
Parts of campus that date back more than a century could come down this spring, after development plan fell through
Friday, March 1, 2019
Michigan City Public Art Committee reflects on successful 2018 activities
Inviting 'conversation and wonderment'
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
Lawrence County Council OKs tax abatement for new machine shop near Springville
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Edge Manufacturing's abatement review receives Bluffton City Council's approval
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
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
Build the infrastructure and they will come, says New Castle Mayor
Sunday, February 24, 2019
NWI Regional Planning Council seeks more money from Lake, Porter, LaPorte counties
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Food industry presence will increase in White County, says EDC president
Sunday, February 24, 2019
EIRPC: Group's goals align with Henry County needs, director claims
Wants regional development group to expand to six counties
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Gary mayor details 'recovery plan' from $17 million deficit in State of the City
"You can't just cut your way out of a deficit. We're going to grow our way out," Freeman-Wilson says as she seeks third term
Saturday, February 23, 2019
When one is better than two La Porte Chamber, GLEDC join forces in new alliance
Saturday, February 23, 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
COMMENTARY: A 'KKK' twist in the 'Keep Dayton Small' saga riles town just east of Lafayette
Friday, February 22, 2019
Jeffersonville mayor outlines big success, bold plans in state of the city address
Says 7,000 new jobs have been created in Jcity over the past seven years since he took office
Friday, February 22, 2019
Greenfield hopes $90,000 investment in re-branding will attract younger residents
City leaders want commuters and young adults to become aware of the city’s amenities
Friday, February 22, 2019
Bloomington mayor's State of the City addresses power dynamics
Also detailed a slew of legislative roadblocks the city has faced in its efforts to raise the minimum wage and create affordable housing
Friday, February 22, 2019
Land-based casino, Gary lakefront development plans go to full Senate
One bill permits the second casino license to be moved to Vigo County, likely in the city of Terre Haute
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Jasper County Council approves 1st step for solar farm abatement
Orion Renewables is looking at a $300 million project, official says
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Jasper County EDC hosts county-wide Community Engagement workshops
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Centerville receives Indiana Main Street designation
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Tax breaks for Hammond data center win overwhelming Indiana House approval
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Brookston's future may lie in housing for Greater Lafayette area, says White County EDC head
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Vibrant Communities Initiative part of La Porte County economic development strategy
Described as a "bottom up" form of community placemaking and inventorying of assets/listing of goals, rather than 'top down" centralized governmental planning
Wednesday, February 20, 2019






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