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More than 400 monarch butterfly eggs given to the Huntington County community
Local Purdue Extension educator reaches out to local schools so they can raise them in their classrooms
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
CORRECTION: Study finds climate change reflected in variety of waterways
Watersheds created and managed by humans show same effects as natural ones
Monday, August 13, 2018
'Superfund' sites sprang from emergency declaration in late 1970s
Monday, August 13, 2018
Toxic priorities: 39 locations in Indiana among EPA's top 'Superfund' cleanup sites
Cleanups costs often exceed the coffers of even some of the state’s most profitable businesses
Monday, August 13, 2018
Michigan City schools votes against plan to test all kindergarteners for lead
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Knox County adopts state's first invasive species ordinance
It includes a list of 64 plants banned from being sold, traded or imported into the county by nurseries, grocery stores, chains or any other vendor beginning on Jan. 1, 2020
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Grant County neighbors rally to oppose proposed CFO for 9,240 hogs on about 40 acres
“We're not against farming, it's the type of farming,” says organizer of those against the operation
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Fort Wayne company finds big business in paper straws
Results showed that their straws broke down in six months in a backyard setting and in two years in a marine environment, says sales representative
Friday, August 3, 2018
Lower crop yields one of many climate change effects for Indiana farmers
Warmer overnight temperatures already have contributed to reduced corn yields over the last decade in state, Purdue report says
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Midwest is seeing more Monarch butterflies in summer of 2018, but that could change
But they still need your nectar-rich flowers
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
COMMENTARY: Healthy Rivers Initiative gives new life along the Wabash
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Bulldog Park complex rises on former brownfield site off of Crown Point's downtown square
Includes 16,000-square-foot, two-story multifunction event center, an Olympic-sized ice rink, splash pads and an amphitheater/band shell that can accommodate 1,500 people for concerts and theater performances
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Conservation subsidies: Local farmers do their part for the environment
They must agree not to produce crops or livestock on highly erodible land without a conservation system
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Groups launch planning for redevelopment of White River in Marion, Hamilton counties
“This is a multi-generational project that will impact visitors and residents hundreds of years from now," says Visit Indy official
Friday, July 27, 2018
South Bend home repair program expanded, more focused
Grants also will be available for lead abatement
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Soybean herbicide drift complaints skyrocket in Indiana in 2018
The number has overwhelmed the state chemist's compliance officers
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
'By God's Design': Homestead Heritage a small-farm success story
Fourteen years into it, Howard County farm has some 500 total families it feeds
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Vincennes RDC doubles Tree Board's annual budget to bolster city's green canopy
“People notice that it becomes stark, sterile, nothing but concrete, asphalt and buildings without trees,” board member says
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Passenger pigeon one of several species that led to Migratory Bird Treaty Act
Monday, July 23, 2018
Proposed state rule bans sale of 44 plant species
Indiana spends an estimated $8.6 million in managing invasive plants each year, says state entomologist
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Advisory group for Grand Calumet River restoration to resume public meetings
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Indiana DNR acquires more than 1,000 acres along Wabash River
Saturday, July 21, 2018
EPA announces $26.6 million cleanup at former DuPont site in East Chicago
Cleanups at former DuPont site and the nearby USS Lead Superfund site are closely entwined
Friday, July 20, 2018
EPA eases its coal ash rules
Terre Haute, Cayuga sites among hundreds affected nationwide
Friday, July 20, 2018
$600 million cement facility in Mitchell will have a impact on city and Lawrence County
But local officials are uncertain as to how much
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Future of contaminated East Chicago land still undecided
EPA is still reviewing how to best clean the site
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Weather a head-scratcher for farmers for some southern Indiana farmers

Heat, heavy rain has crops confused


Monday, July 16, 2018
Olympic Food Products in Kokomo has a buyer
Park 100 Foods in Tipton will take over
Thursday, July 22, 2004






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


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