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West Lafayette recreation center study asks public what they want for $25 million
All the different potential amenities include an estimated cost
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Substance abuse: A critical ongoing conversation in Henry County
“It goes back to the ‘it takes a village’ mentality that we’ve gotten away from”
Monday, January 15, 2018
Embracing values and fine chocolate, Queer Chocolatier finds home in Muncie
Monday, January 15, 2018
OPINION: School financial problems an important issue for this legislative session
The financial distress for Muncie and Gary schools resulted from decades of poor management by both school boards
Monday, January 15, 2018
Tight job market opens doors for ex-offenders in central Indiana
Advocates say re-entry of some could save tax dollars in the long run by reducing recidivism rates
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Some Howard County area employees see pay raises, bonuses after corporate tax cut
Despite short-term growth, some experts skeptical of bill's long-term impact on economy
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Agricultural producers optimism just up from bottom during December 2017
Indiana sees near record yields for corn and soybeans during last growing season
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Wide-ranging bill would affect distressed schools Muncie and Gary
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Coming to state: Record-breaking heat waves, reduced crop production, more flooding
In the coming decades, summers in the central Indiana will gradually begin to feel like summers in northeast Texas
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Realtors, auditor, study and court ruling weigh in on turbines and property values
Tipton County Auditor Gregg Townsend said he has not seen evidence of property values decreasing because of Wildcat Wind Farm
Saturday, January 13, 2018
What does BSU aspire to become under current president Geoffrey S. Mearns?
He fully anticipates that immersive learning is "appropriately here to stay"
Friday, January 12, 2018
A year of success: Muncie Action Plan issues report
Two accomplishments revolve around early childhood development and lead testing
Friday, January 12, 2018
Muncie to spend $1.7 million on riverfront properties
Friday, January 12, 2018
Ivy Tech aims high with new five-year strategic plan
School to work with major employers to gauge local demand
Friday, January 12, 2018
Not-for-profit considering taking over Madison County needle exchange program
County-run program ended in August 2017 when council voted to prohibit use of local tax dollars be used
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Muncie school board experiences lack of control

State-appointed emergency manager taking over everything on its agenda.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Local labor unions support Howard County kindergarten classrooms
Support United Way's focus on increasing classroom readiness
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Alexandria school board OKs proceeding with referendum; only 1 resident speaks against
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Wind and wildlife: Studies examine turbines' impact on bats and birds
Report says none of dead found were endangered species
Monday, January 8, 2018
14 more to be laid off at Carter Fuel Systems in Logansport
Monday, January 8, 2018
Daniels warns: New Purdue job titles, pay levels among changes in 2018
President continued to rail on inefficiency he sees in school's operations
Monday, January 8, 2018
D26 prepares students for dental careers they can enter upon high school graduation
Monday, January 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Indiana Department of Child Services: Advocates 'soldier on' in broken system
Indiana legislative leaders say they won't investigate system immediately
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Rep. Bill Friend will not seek re-election for long-held House seat
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Push continues to expand wireless internet in Indiana's rural areas
Attica state legislator wants to incentivize rural energy co-ops and telephone companies to bring broadband to their customers
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Earth's atmosphere is better shield for meteoroids than thought, says Purdue professor
“I don’t think yet I’ve seen a Hollywood movie in which the meteor was realistic,” Jay Melosh says

Saturday, January 6, 2018
Every try counts: The trick is to try and quit
U.S. Food and Drug Administration launching smoking cessation campaign in Madison County
Saturday, January 6, 2018
United Way of Delaware County campaign blows past $1.2 million fundraising goal
Friday, January 5, 2018
Mixed outlook for Grant County in 2018 from local EDC and Ball State economist
Hicks says community should focus on increasing population with good schools and quality of life improvements
Friday, January 5, 2018
Marion to sell land at intersection of Ind. 18 and I-69
“I think the city should get out of the property business,” mayor says
Thursday, January 4, 2018
COMMENTARY: $38.9 million bet placed on Lafayette, Purdue as IoT hotbeds
The three targets will be IoT work in next-generation manufacturing, high-tech agriculture and Purdue’s research into sensors and digital-based network
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Manchester University to break ground on business college, student center
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
New Delaware County jail: Up to $50 million, 500 beds
There's no consensus among local officials on where a  ew facility might be built
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Frankfort mayor has big hopes for downtown revitalization plan
His goal is to secure $3 million in private commitments toward the forecasted $10 million cost of Project Home Run before public showing of plans
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
One of 24 in the state, high school radio station WEEM-FM is rising to the top
Award-winning Pendleton Heights radio station makes national award finals
Monday, January 1, 2018
More trains passing through Anderson; they are longer and stopping more frequently
Under Indiana law, the operators of trains can be ticketed if their train blocks an intersection for more than 10 minutes
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Lawmakers attempt to close loophole allowing postal delivery of synthetic drugs
Howard County Coroner Steven Seele said his office is coming across an increasing level of cases involving psychoactive substances transported from foreign sources
Sunday, December 31, 2017
Emergency manager to end Superintendent Steven Baule's contract with Muncie Schools
Saturday, December 30, 2017
Wagoners face Medicaid fraud complaint for scheme DOJ says garnered $1.1 million in overpayments
Latest development in a saga that saw the deaths of more than two dozen people caused by illegal prescribing practices at two Wagoner Medical Clinic locations
Saturday, December 30, 2017
New cold storage facility open in Delphi
Friday, December 29, 2017
Hops farm plans to take advantage of artisanal beer craze
100 acres of hops is more profitable than 3,000 acres of corn, but hops are far more labor intensive, co-owner says
Friday, December 29, 2017
Alexandria Community Schools asking taxpayers support $19 million referendum
Plan includes improvements and construction to support academics
Friday, December 29, 2017
The year in drugs: Delaware County community slammed by opioids tidal wave
More than 750 ODs had been reported through October 2017
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Upland, Taylor University partner for trail
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Studies explore wind turbines and noise, sleep, health, annoyance and safety
Wind and well-being being examined in Cass County
Thursday, December 28, 2017
"I believe we reached that point where we don't have to offer a 100% tax abatement," mayor says
$247.6 million invested in Anderson in 2017; 679 jobs added
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Breaking down barriers: Head of BSU School of Music looks to bring arts to community
It’s all part of an effort to break through an invisible but all-too-real wall between Muncie and campus
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Delaware County heroin victims in 2017 included Ivy Tech chancellor's daughter
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Add Elwood, Alexandria to those suing over opioids
Communities seeking damages for alleged deceptive marketing
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Tree planting effort in Henry County gets financial boost
Sunday, December 24, 2017
New Indianapolis coding school will let students pay with share of future income
Kenzie charges $12,000 for every six months of education, with a program designed to last two years
Saturday, December 23, 2017
Miami County landowners push back against proposed Wabash River Trail
33-mile bike and walking trail would connect Peru and Wabash
Saturday, December 23, 2017
State launches pre-K pilot program in Tippecanoe County
Saturday, December 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Statue of President James Madison would be offensive, expensive
Saturday, December 23, 2017
City sues drug makers for opioid crisis 'ravaging Lafayette'
Tippecanoe County considers following suit
Friday, December 22, 2017
Indiana Senate tax policy leader resigning for job in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Brandt Hershman primarily responsible for crafting numerous reductions to state's tax rates for last nine legislative sessions
Friday, December 22, 2017
Wabash County revises wind farm regulation relating to 'shadow flicker'
Friday, December 22, 2017
After 18 months, new web site launched for city of Marion
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Anderson's new 'title' creates buzz of excitement
Business website names Anderson one of Indiana's exciting cities
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Logansport hires China consultant to help city foster ties with Asian country
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Alexandria's $19 million bond referendum coming in spring
Second district in Madison County to plan a May 8, 2018 bond referendum
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Madison County filing opioid abuse lawsuit
Drug companies being sued for deceptive practices; Anderson not part of ‘very expensive’ suit
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
$38.9 million Lilly Endowment grant goes to 10-county economic development network
"We really want our region to be the Silicon Valley of IoT in smart ag and manufacturing," Logansport businessman says
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
State approves $37 million for new Purdue vet teaching hospital, to facility rehab
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Purdue researchers: Human body next hub for transmission of data
“The body is a very good conductor, thanks to its high water content; so, you can use the body as a wire,” says assistant professor Shreyas Sen
Tuesday, December 19, 2017






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