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OPINION: Indiana escapes turmoil of population growth
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 27, 2017
Henry County OKs use of food and beverage funds for Ivy Tech and Memorial Park
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Top Muncie, Delaware County employers are in health, education, government
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Carroll County recaptures workforce one job at a time
The more industry grows in Greater Lafayette, the more trickles into the nearby counties, Delphi official says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Study diagnoses leading causes of death by county
Hoosiers can’t seem to kick the habit of smoking
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Ag organizations, Purdue join forces to test rural Hoosier infrastructure
State corn and soybean alliances have been using corn and soybean checkoff money since 2009 to research Indiana’s rural road and bridge inventory
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Forum outlines merger goals of Wabash County Chamber and Economic Development Group
Facilitator believes that this could set a precedent for other small towns to follow suit
Saturday, March 25, 2017
COMMENTARY: 'Wabash River Road' could put Indiana on adventurers' maps
The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission is trying to assemble the optimum series of roads for a traveler to follow the river
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Jay County dropping out of East Central Indiana Regional Planning District
The City of Portland continues to participate in the planning district
Friday, March 24, 2017
Muncie Community Schools turmoil to destroy real estate market?
BSU economist also predicts the continued uncertainty will lead to the loss of 500 more students this year
Friday, March 24, 2017
Howard County high schools receive naloxone, training for heroin, opioid overdoses
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Grant to boost Hancock County's eastern edge
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Indiana educators dislike bill that would require districts to pay for online courses
Opponents said requiring schools to allow students to take classes with third-party vendors at the district’s expense could negatively impact enrollment
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Purdue researchers discover pain treatment compound that could stem opioid crisis
New drug compound might be able to break cycle of treatment and addiction
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Autism degree boosts BSU enrollment
By the fall of 2016, enrollment in the program had climbed to 1,556
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
State, local programs support women owned businesses
In 2012 roughly 90 percent of these 162,000 businesses had only one employee
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Arts organizations weigh federal funding cut proposed in Trump budget
National Endowment for the Arts 2016 budget was $147.9 million, and the agency is 0.004 percent of the federal budget
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Purdue announces 6th year without tuition bump
Resident students continue to pay $10,002, out-of-state students pay $28,804 and international students pay $30,804
Monday, March 20, 2017
EDITORIAL: Reading test only a piece of student's capacity
Monday, March 20, 2017
Float those boats right back to Terre Haute?
Cruise line eyes expansion into 'untapped' U.S. rivers, including the Wabash
Monday, March 20, 2017
Report: Delaware County top in state for child poverty
Mayor says education and local school systems will be a huge part of working to lower the poverty in the county
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Marion mayor, council unsettled on openness with financial planners
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Cook Medical partners with Purdue to help biomedical and life science startups
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Madison County approves solar park as revitalization area
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Senior meals, home repair funds threatened by Trump's first federal budget
Proposes to eliminate $3 billion worth of Community Development Block Grants that help programs in Greater Lafayette
Friday, March 17, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1444 takes aim at ransomware attacks
Hackers could face felonies, but finding them is tough
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Northeast Indiana RDA board delays decision on 7 Regional Cities Initiative projects
Has already committed $34.3 million of original $42 million available
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Extended-stay hotel coming to Whitestown
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Saran Industries closes Indianapolis headquarters, expects limited Bloomington impact
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Madison County Jail is 60 inmates over capacity
Sheriff requests money to house inmates in Blackford County
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
New Castle Parks Board discusses fourth, final sculpture
Placed in the park, they will serve as the southern anchors of the Robert Indiana Arts and Culture District
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Muncie movie theater gets liquor license
Monday, March 13, 2017
EDITORIAL: Proposed health care plan would harm many Americans
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Annual state aid to Muncie schools drops about $10 million since 2009
The main reason is the declining enrollment, about 16 percent in six years
Sunday, March 12, 2017
New architecture degree approved for Indiana University
Friday, March 10, 2017
White supremacist efforts swell across the nation's campuses, report says
"More extremists are also making a point of visiting campuses to speak with students individually," Anti-Defamation League says
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Indiana AG says drug problem going to get worse: "We can't save the drug users"
Curtis Hill critical of efforts to legalize marijuana in state for medical use
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Smoking to soon be banned in Kokomo and Howard County bars and private clubs
Exemptions now exist only for private residences - unless used as a licensed child care, adult day care or health care facility - and retail tobacco stores
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Wabash County schools, Community Foundation to talk feasibility study
"We want to conduct these to facilitate a countywide conversation on the education needs in Wabash,” executive director says
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Acclaimed Ball State study gains steam with Donald Trump fact-checks
Goal of report was to make clear to Indiana and local policy-makers the "ultimate folly" of focusing so heavily on attracting manufacturing jobs, Hicks says
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Immigration resolution passes West Lafayette City Council
The resolution stops short of full sanctuary city status
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Second Anderson solar park expected to operation by end of 2017
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Frankfort Redevelopment Commission, downtown projects proceed
Monday, March 6, 2017
Delaware County meth stats down, but officials wary
Monday, March 6, 2017
Post-it opinions look to boost Pendleton
Sunday, March 5, 2017
NTK announcement raises hopes for Anderson qualify-of-life infrastructure
City leaders look to how can the city use industrial development to lure subsequent retail and restaurant development to the area?
Sunday, March 5, 2017
Indiana cities crowdfund smaller projects; state agency matches proceeds
The state is working with civic crowdfunding-platform Patronicity to host the projects online
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Howard County innkeeper's tax legislation unlikely to pass General Assembly
Could have allowed raising tax 3 percent to help fund new Kokomo convention center
Friday, March 3, 2017
City officials: NTK bringing 198 jobs, $98 million investment to Anderson
Firm will provide 10 internships to local high school students and two scholarships for city high school students wishing to attend Anderson, Purdue or Ivy Tech
Friday, March 3, 2017
Muncie Community Schools: $9.3 million for repairs is gone
"We have a serious checkbook problem," district new CFO says
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Most Big Ten women's hoops teams running in the red
Looking into the revenue and expenses of Big Ten women's basketball programs
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Nestle expanding Anderson facility for fifth time, but not adding jobs
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Study identifies Kokomo as home of KKK 'hate group'
City has long history as a hotbed for Klan activity
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Wabash County Council may consider withdrawing from NEI Regional Development Board
“We’ve got to get behind some momentum to bring in people,” county commissioner says
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
New Lake County mental health court hopes to rescue select inmates
Program designed for nonviolent offenders
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Amtrak to offer several amenities on Hoosier State when it takes over train
The line will have a cafe car with public and private dining options
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Brand new $6.8 million, 73-unit apartment building coming to downtown Frankfort
Monday, February 27, 2017
Converse booms with business and part now on National Register of Historic Places
Monday, February 27, 2017
House bill seeks to reward Hoosier teachers with advanced degrees
Hopes to encourage school districts to provide a supplemental payment in excess of a teacher’s base salary
Monday, February 27, 2017
Muncie-based First Merchants buying rest of Fort Wayne's Independent Alliance Banks
Sunday, February 26, 2017
One year later, Regional Cities Initiative funds almost gone for northeast Indiana
Region would like to see the population grow by 2.1 percent to 1 million residents by 2031
Sunday, February 26, 2017






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


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