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$5,252,525: United Way of Greater Lafayette hits goal, no matter which way you read it
Saturday, November 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana should follow Howard County on smoking
Friday, November 17, 2017
Purdue professor receives $5 million grant to help develop hybrid grain seeds
The second time the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given to the cause
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Caesars will pay $1.7 billion for casinos in Anderson, Shelbyville
Would give company control over four of Indiana’s five top casinos, when measured by gambling revenue
Thursday, November 16, 2017
INDOT officials make a U-turn on J-turns on U.S. 31 in Cass, Miami and Marshall counties
Lawmakers say public input swayed decision
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Stained-glass depiction of Jesus rededicated at Anderson YMCA
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Madison County faces $2.2 million in unsecured sick pay debt
Council votes 5-2 for revision of policy which includes up to 12 paid sick days yearly and bank of up to 120
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Report: Caesars set to buy Centaur's casinos in Anderson and Shelbyville
Price could top $1 billion for two horse tracks and racinos
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Blame abounds at Muncie Community Schools hearing on its financial plight
Superintendent, others take heat over finances
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
150 wind turbines considered for Cass County
Leaders react to proposed project
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Terre Haute to sue opioid distributors, makers
City joins others in seeking to recover cost of overdose epidemic
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Ivy Tech offers education, better jobs with apprenticeships
School offers opportunities for students to earn while they learn
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Wabash Marketplace talks growth and redevelopment at year-end meeting
New park located on Wabash River walkway another downtown-oriented project completed in 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Purdue has 4th largest number of international students among US public institutions
Monday, November 13, 2017
Anderson tax abatements approved for seven new homes costing total of $1.9 million
Monday, November 13, 2017
Going live: Walton Webcasting growing rapidly as livestock show business
Manage seven video crews that are sometimes spread across three states over a weekend
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Muncie vs. Gary schools: 10 state takeover facts
For now, MCS remains labeled by the state as merely a "fiscally impaired" district being assisted by a state-appointed emergency manager
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Hoosier city finds 100 years later, some laws outlive their purpose
“Some of these ordinances sound like something out of ‘The Music Man,’"says Peru councilman
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Researchers hope to increase hellbenders' population in Blue River watershed
Cleanliness, cool temperature and steep grade provides a compatible environment for odd-looking salamanders only found there

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Marion Design receives community foundation grant to finish city website
Saturday, November 11, 2017
More than 330 gather about proposed Fulton County wind farm
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Judge: Shut down Boilermakers Beer
Purdue wins preliminary injunction against Florida entrepreneur marketing the school's name for beer geared for alumni events
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Purdue-Kaplan: U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, swipes at Daniels
Claims students, taxpayers being ‘mislead’ by school president
Saturday, November 11, 2017
INDIANA IN DEPTH: The value of Hoosier hunters
Hoosier deer hunters control local animal population, fund state parks
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Community Hospital in Anderson starts own police department
Saturday, November 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Interstate tolls well worth consideration
Friday, November 10, 2017
Anderson extends small-business development agreement with Ball State University
Friday, November 10, 2017
State, Madison County economy growth is expected, IU and Anderson business schools say
“Employers are finding it more difficult to find employees," and low educational attainment remain major problems, forecasters say
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Demolition underway at Kokomo Sears store to make room for seven new tenants
Thursday, November 9, 2017
COMMENTARY: Developers of Purdue's Innovation District get a do-over
Yeah, but what’s next for Purdue's $1.2 billion west campus? Possibly homes
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Edgewood Plaza concept unveiled for Anderson; Italpollina buys land for R&D center
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Madison County debate mirrors state, national sentiments on school vouchers
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
BSU replaces 'Education Redefined' tagline with 'We Fly'
Monday, November 6, 2017
Carroll County business restores books centuries old
Monday, November 6, 2017
Some Marion council members balk at private meetings with financial consultants
Sunday, November 5, 2017
New Anderson water plant will provide 10 million gallons daily
50-year-old Lafayette treatment plant being replaced
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Why some Purdue students don't have easy access to birth control, STI testing
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Purdue-Kaplan: 300+ faculty petition against NewU deal, say it will hurt Purdue's name
President Mitch Daniels has pitched it as an innovative way to jumpstart Purdue’s lagging presence online
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Clinton County's heroin problem is becoming worse, drug task force member says
Dealers can peddle a pound of the opiate for about $53,760, or $120 per gram
Friday, November 3, 2017
New kind of classroom: Outdoor preschool allows children to get messy while they learn
The district is working to ensure that the preschool is designated a level 3 on the Paths to Quality scale
Friday, November 3, 2017
Youth homelessness on the rise in Madison County, Indiana Youth Institute says
Panel members discuss resources, possible solutions
Friday, November 3, 2017
NCAA takes step toward widening alcohol sales at events
That would be good news for event organizers and host sites, which make a significant amount of money from alcohol sales at events
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Muncie approves another $500,000 loan for Madjax
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Anderson University partners with businesses on cybersecurity lab
$1 million initiative offers 'cutting edge' learning
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Report: 2,148 needles are circulating Tippecanoe County
Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski said the health department's calculation of a return rate isn't consistent with what the community expected
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Stealth Trailers seeks tax abatement for Marion plant expansion
Company president says competition for workers too strong in Elkhart County
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Mobile panic button app cuts down on response times in case of active shooter
‘We unfortunately need this,’ says Hancock County 911 director
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Indiana University, city announce joint bike share program
Goal is to have one for every 100 residents
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Recruiter says many Madison County job candidates fail drug screen tests
Sees employers changing their stance on drug testing for those not operating dangerous machinery
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
COMMENTARY: Did Greater Lafayette get it right on quality of life?
Five years after a landmark study, those behind a quality of life/community of choice plan ask: How far has Greater Lafayette come?
Monday, October 30, 2017
Wayne County's needle exchange expands as others in Indiana end
When 2017 began, nine Indiana counties ran such programs; Madison and Lawrence counties have opted to end their programs
Monday, October 30, 2017
Residents experience challenges, opportunities of reliance on CityLine Trolley
Officials address funding challenges, philosophical approach to Kokomo connectivity
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Superintendent says Muncie schools are more than just its financial crisis
Baule mentions U.S. News & World Report ranked Central High School 58th best school in Indiana this year
Friday, October 27, 2017
Proposed Mounds Greenway plans moving forward
Hoosier Environmental Council would like to start trail in Chesterfield, seeks input
Friday, October 27, 2017
Delphi completes years-long Stellar Communities program
$23 million plan restored the city's opera house, downtown
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Indiana's controversial plan to keep opioid addicts out of jail or cemetery
Most agree bold action is necessary as the opioid crisis continues to rage, killing hundreds of Hoosiers every year.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Some central Indiana counties seeing more people and drivers, but fewer cars
A key factor to consider when analyzing driving trends is whether the population is aging, says IBRC director
Thursday, October 26, 2017
13 BSU fraternities go dry until February 2018 to focus on culture
Some social media posts suggested decision made because of a rise in alleged sexual assault cases in recent weeks
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Bunker Hill named one of state's worst offenders for misspending funds
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
'I'm high:' One man's trip through Tippecanoe County's needle exchange
"I guess a heroin addict would want their first one in the morning and their last one at night, so they can sleep and they can kind of function"
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Kokomo smoking ban impact: Still early, but bar owners, workers detail mixed results
Others point to positive health impact, new opportunities for local establishments
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
3Q Howard County overdose statistics make 2017 deadliest year on record
Monday, October 23, 2017
Kokomo to join Indiana cities in lawsuit against opioid distributors
Mayor Goodnight: 'These drugs are ravaging families'
Monday, October 23, 2017
Work to begin on 75,000-acre Indian Creek drainage project within two weeks
Watershed across Pulaski, Fulton, White and Cass counties to be improved
Sunday, October 22, 2017
A 160-year-old Cass County barn is dismantled for new home to be built in Australia
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Amtrak's Hoosier State and Cardinal service is slowly improving in Indiana
Official: Close to 80 percent of trains have been on time in October 2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Expanding waistlines serious issue for us all
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Anderson looking for new uses for vacant properties with 128 house demolitions planned
Goal is to transform the properties into green space, parks and gardens or to construct new residential housing
Sunday, October 22, 2017
State planning extra I-69 lanes to Anderson from Pendleton
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Taylor University inaugurates Paul Lowell Haines as the 31st president
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Wind ordinance review a slow process in Henry County
Changes likely for local 'wind farm' law
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Harvest behind schedule in Central Indiana
With planting, replanting, corn in several stages
Friday, October 20, 2017
Ball State study: Broadband access lacking in rural Indiana areas
About one in six Hoosiers do not have access to broadband
Friday, October 20, 2017
Wabash County now has 250 doses of Naloxone
Gets help from  SOC coordinator and Miami County to receive opioid antidote
Friday, October 20, 2017






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


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