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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
Series of Jasper programs to focus on change in Dubois County community
“Conversations about change in our rural communities are vital to the future of Indiana,” says Indiana Humanities CEO
Wednesday, March 20, 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
Granger mom starts foundation to carry on son's goal of helping others fight addiction
“I couldn’t save my son’s life,” Debbie Campiti says, “but if I could save one life, it’s worth it.”
Sunday, March 17, 2019
2018 Indiana, South Bend area overdose deaths down after record high previous year
Officials attributed some of the decline in overdose deaths to a growing understanding of the dangers of opioids as well as an increasing number of pill drops in the area
Sunday, March 17, 2019
New Allen County court for families affected by addiction
Sunday, March 17, 2019
'998 miles of awesomeness': Mitchell teacher uses Iditarod to challenge students
The Lawrence County Community Foundation funded fifth grade teacher's idea with its $6,000 Great Grant initiative
Sunday, March 17, 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
The Final Say: Martinsville Mayor Shannon Kohl gives last State of the City speech
Friday, March 15, 2019
Jasper conference empowers girls to face fears, succeed
“The enemy of success is not failure,” said keynote speaker Michelle Poler, “The enemy of success is comfort”
Friday, March 15, 2019
United Way of Huntington County 2018 campaign exceeds goal, hits $800.000
Friday, March 15, 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
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
INseparable project explores Indiana's urban-rural dynamic
Designed to help people in small towns understand economic and social changes
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
2013 Stellar Community brought more than $27 million of investment to downtown Bedford
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
A mural project started in Argentina now aims to build connection in Muncie neighborhoods
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Latino Collaboration Table continues work to unite community into Dubois County
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Terre Haute seniors continue working to reopen Y pool that's transformed lives
Saturday, March 9, 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
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
Community leaders say college savings initiative shows promise
Initiative is helping families set more money aside for education
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Madison County Community joining forces to address mental health, addictions
While the ratio of patients to mental health providers has improved in recent years, county still lags far behind the state average
Sunday, March 3, 2019
Swope Art Museum in Terre Haute gets $66,000 from Wabash Valley Community Foundation
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
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
Preventing suicides: Survivor shares experience, advice to hundreds at program
“If a child expresses mental health concerns, we as parents, we as friends, we as community members should know the next steps,” says survivor of her 14-year-old son's suicide
Friday, March 1, 2019
Educating the Whole Child Summit puts spotlight on students' social, emotional needs
About one in five Indiana students seriously considered suicide in 2015 — the third highest rate in the nation, according CDC
Friday, March 1, 2019
COMMENTARY: Libraries struggling with redefining their roles
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Trails planned to extend Greenfield's walkability
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Diversity is lacking among elected offices in Clark and Floyd counties
Leaders discuss need for community outreach in Southern Indiana
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
OPINION: The self-righteous can be so wrong
Eye on the pie
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
DCS reports: 1,741 Wayne County children abused or neglected during past 6 years
25.2 percent of Wayne County's children live in poverty and 21.5 percent face food insecurity, according to Kids Count
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Local officials see naloxone saving lives; Muncie community wants to help save more
Indiana Recovery Alliance has worked to get antidote directly into the hands of those who might need it, distributing more than 35,000 doses across the state since 2015
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
Drug overdoses still on rise in Grant County, but some wins are recorded, officials say
Marion General Hospital cut its opioid prescription rates by more than half over the last five years
Saturday, February 23, 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
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
Indiana University economists: 2019 economy will be good, but down from 2018
Unlike a lot of rural Indiana counties, Dubois County has been growing by about 500 in the last five years
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
Arborists cataloging Bloomington's trees ahead of replenishment efforts
Friday, February 22, 2019
Jasper County EDC hosts county-wide Community Engagement workshops
Thursday, February 21, 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
Fulton County jail population dropping and some think it's due to new initiatives
Local judges: Use of alternative programs may contribute
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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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