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Boone County plays role in multi-county poverty summit
Love INC’s goal is for the church to go beyond benevolence, providing plans to get out of poverty versus simply offering financial or material help
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Railroad company to stay in Peru after city, county approve $500,000 loan
Progress Rail agrees to add 20 new jobs, invest $1.5 million in new equipment
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Bluffton-Harrison schools testing use of bus stop arm cameras
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Hancock County pursuing automotive leasing to save money
Deal with Enterprise could reduce expenses of vehicle upkeep, commissioner says
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tragic rural Indiana accident leads to step up of bus stop violations enforcement
Police officers will be placed on random buses that are experiencing the most violations.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Key state lawmaker has open mind on Gary casino move, shifting second license
There have been no moving of a casino license in the 25 years that casino gaming has been legal in Indiana
Monday, November 12, 2018
Federal Transit Administration give thumbs-up to South Shore plan
Double track project will bring significant improvements to Michigan City stations, relocate embedded in-street tracks
Monday, November 12, 2018
Signs invite Bloomington trail users to track Switchyard Park's progress
Sunday, November 11, 2018
State officials: Indiana healthy economically, physically not so much
Health commissioner says state has promised, by the end of 2019, to have outpatient treatment available within an hour of every Hoosier
Saturday, November 10, 2018
'Very little wiggle room:' Small towns work with limited funds, state grants to get by
Officials say the extra funding needed for street, wastewater and sewer projects to keep their infrastructure updated and safe
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Lime launches scooters: South Bend pilot project to last 45 days
Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College aren’t yet allowing the scooters on their campuses
Friday, November 9, 2018
Marion eyes state grant funding to put toward downtown revitalization
EDC director says the key ingredient for making a difference in downtown will be the collaboration of investors
Friday, November 9, 2018
Downtown growth may pinch parking in downtown Fort Wayne
Improving signs to make sure drivers know where public parking is available in effect creates more inventory, says officials with company that did survey
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
New downtown CATS bus terminal in Anderson gets $1.5 million in TIF funds
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
'Critical' bus driver shortage leaves schools scrambling
“You just kind of have to go beat on the weeds to find drivers,” says Southwest Dubois transportation director
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Consulting group reports on passenger rail research for northern Indiana
Alternatives considered included speeds of 79 mph and 110 mph for six daily round trips or four daily round trips, and the least expensive option of just two daily round trips at 79 mph
Monday, November 5, 2018
More trains headed along Indianapolis-Louisville improved tracks and bridges
Frequency may more than triple and so may their length
Monday, November 5, 2018
Bus drivers: Fulton County crash that killed 3 kids shows why 'we need help'
Drivers say motorists commonly disobey rules
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Bloomington officials: Treat scooters like bicycles
Local hospital reports seeing lots of injuries
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Feds approve South Shore Line's Double Track environmental work
Project would add a second track between Virginia Street in Gary and East Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City,
Friday, November 2, 2018
Bloomington's $10.3 million bond for trails and trees wins city council approval
Friday, November 2, 2018
Hancock County Plan Commission OKs trails plan linking communities
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
State lawmakers endorse vision for Gary intermodal facility at Buffington Harbor
Proponents says it will entice shippers to bypass the crowded Chicago rail yards and instead transfer and warehouse their products at Gary
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
I-69: 70 mph coming soon to parts of section 5, INDOT official says
As motorists make their way between Martinsville and Bloomington, they will notice that all lanes are open in the rural stretches of the roadway
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
I-69 Section 5 substantially complete, finally
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Officials highlight Harrison County's public transit
Friday, October 26, 2018
Nation's largest dairy renewable natural gas project launched in Jasper County
The new plant turns 945 tons of manure each day from dairy cows into fuel for transportation
Friday, October 26, 2018
Billion-dollar plan for rail service from Ohio to Chicago could be in place by 2026
At 79 mph, a one-way trip between Lima, Ohio, and Chicago would take about 3½ hours; at 101, it would be 2½.
Friday, October 26, 2018
Purdue: $50 tickets coming for bad scooter riders
Campus police will cite those who blow stop signs, ride on sidewalks
Friday, October 26, 2018
Bloomington looks to bond of $29.5 million would finance new downtown garages
Friday, October 26, 2018
Majority of Bloomington City Council supports $10 million bond for trails, trees
To pay for 1,400 street-side trees, more than 7 miles of trails and as many as six city entryways that welcome visitors to city
Thursday, October 25, 2018
After impounding Bird scooters, Purdue gets its own fleet, this time for research
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
EDITORIAL: Scooters, the environment and city rules
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Branding Michiana's trails: MACOG seeks a logo, umbrella name
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Wabash may need to get extension into 2019 to finish Stellar Communities projects
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
FedEx's $1.5 billion investment in Indianapolis will expand capacity, add jobs
In 2017, company accounted for 49 percent of the total landed weight at airport, paying about $9.6 million in landing fees
Monday, October 22, 2018
Grissom launches one of largest deployments since 9/11
Sunday, October 21, 2018
International cargoes on Great Lakes up 4.1 percent though September 2018
Friday, October 19, 2018
Illinois startup offers Lake County-Chicago commuters new option
Friday, October 19, 2018
Rail, truck traffic robust at Tell City River Port
Friday, October 19, 2018
Increased Norfolk Southern train traffic irritating Peru drivers
Transportation giant says it's actively trying to reduce impact in city
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Chicago officials challenge ICE use of Gary's airport for deportations
Since 2013, federal immigration officials have had flights from the Gary airport to ship people from the Midwest to Brownsville, Texas 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
CSX: Buckled train track caused 23-car derailment in June in Princeton
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Gary officials seek casino move, freight hub for Buffington Harbor
Consultants say relocating gambling facility could generate more revenue and other economic development opportunities
Monday, October 15, 2018
Bird scooters: Lafayette gives reprieve on cease and desist order
Monday, October 15, 2018
APA teams with Cupertino Aviation Club with eye on building interest in flight
The program also uses the Condor 2 simulator, which Beckenbaur said can help drop the number of required flights for a pilot’s license from about 35 to 20
Monday, October 15, 2018






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