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Jeffersonville's River Ridge board approves 82-acre land sale for large development
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Madison County seeks to resolve IT dilemma
Counties having to replace, upgrade computers because of Microsoft
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
Federal judge: Vigo County must pick jail site by mid-May 2019
Total cost of new local prison creeps toward $100 million
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Economic climate healthy in Merrillville, official says
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Muncie City Council Council member, city at odds over financial information
For several documents, Nora Powell has taken it a step further, filing complaints with Indiana's Public Access Counselor about Muncie withholding information
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
State of County: White County commissioner sees growth ahead
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Lake County to buy $340,000 armored vehicle
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Fulton County group seeks to bring makerspace to Rochester
The idea is to provide a physical location for the group’s members to come and create using tools and equipment to which they might not normally have access
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Hancock Health eyes 100 acres at Mt. Comfort/I-70 interchange for developments
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Female inmates at DOC's Madison Correctional Facility prep for manufacturing jobs
Forty-four of the unit’s 620 women, who range in age from 18-75, completed the training during this session
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Lawmakers up public-bidding threshold for local drainage board, airport authority projects
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Indiana attorney general could face professional discipline for allegedly groping 4 women
Curtis Hill has 30 days to respond to the allegations in the disciplinary commission complaint
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Governor set next year to have control of Indiana education
The switch to an appointed state schools chief originally was approved by the 2017 General Assembly, with a planned start date of 2025
Tuesday, March 19, 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
Hanover, River Forest schools asking voters to fund capital projects, avoid transportation cuts
Monday, March 18, 2019
Trumps's 2020 budget proposal criticized by Great Lakes environmentalists
Offers $30 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative — a 90 percent drop from the $300 million it has gotten most years
Monday, March 18, 2019
Governor Holcomb hopes to fund teacher pay hike
Goal is 4 percent over the next two years
Monday, March 18, 2019
OPINION: Mining the data on cities and towns
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 18, 2019
State grant to build connectivity in LaPorte
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Hobart OKs firearms ordinance banning public from carrying guns in public buildings
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Healing the heart and patient through the beauty of art in Allen County
Parkview Health has put its own spin on art therapy by creating a Healing Arts program
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Indiana mental health plan for students draws conservative ire
Senate Bill 266 gives schools, parents a choice to opt out of survey
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Excitement builds for new Little League baseball complex in Whitestown
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
Environmentalists target Indiana Statehouse legislation
Calling on citizens to oppose House Bill 1266, which would reduce the ability of local government to police potentially damaging construction site runoff
Sunday, March 17, 2019
COMMENTARY: Indiana Senate Bill 105 would shed light on redistricting
Sunday, March 17, 2019
THE MONTHLY DECISION: Study shows 44% of Madison County households are struggling
Local United Way head said more than 30 percent of the households in county are using 30 percent of their income for substandard housing
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
Purdue researcher's border wall proposal focuses on renewable energy, not immigration policy
Facebook users accused the scientists and engineers of overstepping their bounds by getting involved in immigration policy
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
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
Remembering a Terre Haute. native: Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh dead at 91
'He probably wrote more of the Constitution than any legislator since James Madison'
Friday, March 15, 2019
Allen County Jail unveils 10 video chat kiosks
Thursday, March 14, 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
Shelby County BZA OKs 199-megawatt solar facility on nearly 1,800 acres of farmland
Construction expected to start in 2022 with the facility up and running in 2023 to start servicing a 35-year deal to supply the energy created to Wabash Valley Power
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Chicago company plans 700-acre solar farm in northern Madison County
Facility will locate between Elwood and Orestes along Ind. 28
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Chicago company plans 700-acre solar farm in northern Madison County
Facility will locate between Elwood and Orestes along Ind. 28
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
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
Bill to compensate those wrongly convicted moves to Indiana Senate
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Gibson County Council tells sheriff to shop other jails to house inmates
State has twice cited jail for overcrowding and understaffing following inspections in last two years
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
State of the City: 'We've got growth everywhere,' Vincennes Mayor Yochum says
Wednesday, March 13, 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
Delaware County commissioners officially sign off on new $45 million jail
500-bed facility aims to address overcrowding issues with the current jail, which was judged inadequate by the state
Tuesday, March 12, 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
School safety & security: Indiana bill aims to reassure students, teachers, parents
“No greater priority exists than keeping schools safe from harm,” says 134-page Indiana School Safety Reommendations report

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Indiana University research questions effectiveness of bias crimes laws
“Our team’s findings suggest that fully addressing bias-related crimes in an equitable way is complicated," director says
Monday, March 11, 2019
Fulton County agrees to purchase of $308,000, 15.4-acre property for new jail
Monday, March 11, 2019
OPINION: Lessons learned from an economics conference
Education can improve productivity in any profession
Monday, March 11, 2019
Seymour High School students experience new ag science facility for the first time
$2 million building is surrounded by school-owned farm ground, and students will be able to work out in the fields, planting and harvesting corn, soybeans and other produce
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rail projects top infrastructure investments in Northwest Indiana
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Northwest Indiana drug overdose deaths were down in 2018
Sunday, March 10, 2019
'Vertical assets' sought for expansion of internet availability in Jay County
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Federal Bankruptcy Court rules Fayette County hospital to be sold at auction
All of the its physical assets – buildings and equipment – will be included in the sale
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
A mural project started in Argentina now aims to build connection in Muncie neighborhoods
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Albany farm OK'd from FDA to grow first genetically engineered salmon
Company says they almost twice as fast as non-engineered Atlantic salmon
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Purdue cyber security team devises all-in-one toolkit to combat cyber crimes
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Improvements highlighted at La Porte's State of City
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Latino Collaboration Table continues work to unite community into Dubois County
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Huntington County Jail renovation completed, but remains overcrowded
Sheriff calls number of repeat offenders "staggering'
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Indiana told by national civil rights leaders current bill not enough to get off list
House Speaker Bosma prefers state language for bias crimes bill
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Terre Haute seniors continue working to reopen Y pool that's transformed lives
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
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
EDITORIAL: 'It's better than nothing;' advancing bill brings redistricting transparency
Friday, March 8, 2019
EDITORIAL: Celebrating your right to know
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
Indiana's first Secretary for Career Connections and Talent focused on lifelong learning
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Madison economic development plans move toward OK for multi-million-dollar infusion
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Kosciusko County planners approve solar permit moratorium extension
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
Indiana bill moves forward that would allow counties to grow public transportation
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Indiana's education chief: Arming teachers a 'bad, bad, bad idea'
Superintendent Jennifer McCormick said school safety is much broader than the alarming but infrequent school shooting
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Kurt Vonnegut Museum planning to buy building on Indiana Avenue in Indianapolis
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Marion City Council OKs TIF expansion
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
E.ON studying Gibson and Posey counties for wind farm
Company would like to have agreements for about 2,000 to 3,000 more acres, wind development manager says
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Jasper County Commissioners talk solar power, state grant
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
Wabash Community Schools tables coach vote due to criminal concerns
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Officials: Indiana jails crowded by Level 6 crimes
About a third of current jail inmates simply can’t afford bail, the Indiana Sheriffs' Association said
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Officials: Indiana jails crowded by Level 6 crimes
About a third of current jail inmates simply can’t afford bail, the Indiana Sheriffs' Association said
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
$1.1 million deal expands Prophetstown, after DNR pressured to keep power lines out
Tuesday, March 5, 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
South Bend high schools to eliminate athletic director positions
Instead, each high school will have a new position called Dean of Students and Athletics which will require an administrative license
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
Judge, Howard County Council dispute headed to special judge, Indiana Supreme Court
Superior Court 1 judge believes his employees are not compensated fairly
Monday, March 4, 2019






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