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Indiana OKs Hulman Center renovation for Terre Haute
ISU has permission to use state’s $37.5 million in $50 million project
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Allen County hotels hit record occupancy high in August 2017
Higher this year than the rate in Indianapolis and all the other Midwest cities in its Smith Travel Research competitive set
Friday, October 20, 2017
Arts Illiana seeks increased art opportunities, ties with Sullivan County
Friday, October 20, 2017
Local bans on short-term rentals of residents' homes safe for now
Hoosier lawmakers continue eyeing state pre-emption of such regulations
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Former LaPorte university site to get historical marker
1840s institution was Indiana’s first medical school
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Cordell Dictionary collection at ISU one of finest in Western Hemisphere
The climate-controlled rooms house 30,000 volumes of word books
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Carmel seeks to regulate, but not ban, short-term rentals
Panel ponders avoiding ‘Animal House’ rentals
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Here's what we know about new casino and old riverboat
Sunday, October 15, 2017
With new casino, Evansville again a gaming pioneer
City government’s annual share of casino money, $10 million or so, is mostly used to fund capital projects
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Successful Seward Johnson sculpture display will soon end in Elkhart County
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Dry conditions make for shorter fall color season in central Indiana
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Northwest Indiana casinos post solid September 2017 growth
The five casinos had five months of declining year-over-yer revenues, and four months of growth this year
Friday, October 13, 2017
South Shore rail improvement plan backed at Gary public hearing
Biggest impact on local traffic would be felt in Michigan City, where 13 streets that now cross tracks along 10th and 11th streets would be closed
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Downtown Greenfield performance space receives funding
Tourism commission OKs $55,000 grant to support H.J. Ricks Centre for Arts
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Spencer Pride acquires downtown historic building for new home
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Wait is over: First Ikea in Indiana opens to huge crowds
Swedish retailer 'generally attracts consumers from a 200-mile radius,' says Purdue consumer sciences professor
Thursday, October 12, 2017
NWI Regional Planning Agency seeks $24 million grant to finish Marquette Greenway
Plans call for the Marquette Greenway to run from south Chicago to New Buffalo, Michigan
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Vehicle registrations to be frozen for Indiana, Kentucky drivers with unpaid bridge tolls
In total, their unpaid tolls and fees amount to around $7 million
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Artists restoring 1937-39 Fountain County courthouse murals
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Preserving state parks a priority for Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch
Monday, October 9, 2017
Evansville hotel developers banking on promised growth
Sunday, October 8, 2017
IU carillon, golf course designs unveiled
Projects expected to cost $19 million
Friday, October 6, 2017
More than 35,000 Lake County residents commute to Illinois for work
Increasingly becoming a bedrood community for young Chicagoans
Thursday, October 5, 2017
$5 million 'Fun World' request to Harrison County put on hold
Dana cites lack of 'welcome vibe' from leaders
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Southwest Airlines to ditch nonstop Indianapolis-D.C. flights
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
U.S. House committee OKs plan to make Dunes National Lakeshore a national park
Local conservation work led to the establishment of Indiana Dunes State Park in 1925
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Study: Tourism has growing economic impact on Kokomo, Howard County
Howard County saw 1.3 million destination and pass-through travelers in 2016
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Mural helps unite veterans with community at IU Southeast in New Albany
Sunday, October 1, 2017
They were spokes-people for greenway project in Madison and Delaware counties
Ride for Mounds lures more than 100 from across Indiana
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Bedford gives updates on its Stellar Communities projects
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Portage moves to foreclose on Sport Resort property
Friday, September 29, 2017
As its second century begins, Terre Haute's Hippodrome prepares for Act IV
Landmark theater up for sale as Masonic group seeks more fitting new home
Friday, September 29, 2017
Terre Haute promoting longtime Coke connection with sculptural displays
‘Birthplace of the Coca-Cola Bottle’
Friday, September 29, 2017
Goshen multi-purpose pavilion plan, cost presented
Friday, September 29, 2017
GOING, GOING, GONE: Annual horse auction in Daviess County draws thousands
Friday, September 29, 2017
Community forum: Coordination among Muncie, Ball State art groups must improve
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Sen. Young asks Trump to support federal funding for South Shore Line
Railroad hopes to receive $333 million for the West Lake extension and another $156 million for double-tracking
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Funding for Bloomington convention center project 'the 800-pound gorilla'
But Monroe County taxpayers may not have to foot the entire $72 million tab
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Wind turbines a tourist attraction in Benton County
“People have told us, ‘You’re the only one we can find on Google that gives wind farm tours,’ ” says local guide
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Expanding Arts Place in Portland: Campaign seeks $2.4 million for facility
A group of 21 businesses and families, along with The Portland Foundation, already commited more than $1 million
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Ducktail car show vendor in Gas City removed for racist signs
Monday, September 25, 2017
Aloft Hotel prepares to open in downtown South Bend in former Chase Tower
Monday, September 25, 2017
New Albany's skate park design is revealed and enthusiasts are pleased
Monday, September 25, 2017
$80 million Sherman Minton Bridge project to extend life up to 50 years
New Albany-Louisville project will result in months-long shutdown of 56-year-old Ohio River stucture
Monday, September 25, 2017
Lincoln Amphitheatre: Theater of History in Spencer County
Diversity is what actors, staff and volunteers hope will continue to attract visitors to the largest covered amphitheater east of the Mississippi River
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Hancock County downtown theater in Greenfield may close for lack of funding
Change in budgeting has sparked concern among local performing arts groups that depend on it as performance space
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Indiana Dunes hoping for 'Dark Sky' designation
Only 55 parks across the world have been labeled a dark sky park, says association
Saturday, September 23, 2017
'5-D' adventure theater in Clarksville part of big trend in shopping centers
Friday, September 22, 2017
INDOT: I-69 Section 5 on schedule for August 2018
Two of the project’s three main contractors — Force Construction and Crider & Crider — are working day and night
Friday, September 22, 2017






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


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