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Purdue Extension educators report difficult year for Howard, Tipton County farmers
Area farmers, have reported planting and replanting in some areas as many as four to five times, which one called “unprecedented.”
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Superintendent with about 850 students questions study calling for more consolidation
"This is the same claim we got back when Mitch Daniels was first elected," Barr-Reeve's Travis Madison says
Saturday, August 19, 2017
COMMENTARY: A history of Sunday and what it has to do with beer
Friday, August 18, 2017
Paucity of foster parents leaves Hoosier children without homes
Child advocate says kids all over the state are sleeping in DCS offices overnight and some particularly overwhelmed offices have taken to stocking cots
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Industry contributed to all legislators reviewing Hoosier liquor laws
Much of the commission's upcoming work comes from last session’s often contentious debate over House Bill 1496
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Indiana Supreme Court says meth makers can get more jail time if children are near
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Indiana Chamber study: Merging small school districts could improve test scores
"Smaller schools have meaningfully worse outcomes in standardized tests and the college preparatory elements...," says BSU economist Michael Hicks
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
OPINION: A case study in school performance and enrollment
Households are voting with their feet, and places with underperforming schools are losing students
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Online harassment is on the rise, according to Pew Research Center study
Men, women’s attitudes differ on seriousness of cyber bullying
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hoosiers urged to 'Leave No Trace' when they visit state parks
Indiana's natural wonders drew more than 16 million visits in 2016 from hikers, campers and nature lovers 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hoosier state attracting growing aerospace manufacturing
Monday, August 14, 2017
Holcomb announces $20 million in job-creation grants
About 70 percent of the job openings expected by 2025 will stem from the looming retirement of Baby Boomers, generally considered people born between 1946 and 1964
Monday, August 14, 2017
COMMENTARY: A hypothetical question with a troubling response
Monday, August 14, 2017
Hoosier entrepreneur hovers toward success
Purdue grad working with IU alum Mark Cuban on new hover board
Monday, August 14, 2017
COMMENTARY: Let tired Hoosier teens sleep
Monday, August 14, 2017
Does school start too early in Indiana?
“In an ideal world — yes, high school should start later,” Jasper pediatrician says, but  “from a logistical standpoint, I don’t know if it’s feasible, really”
Monday, August 14, 2017
COMMENTARY: Look, up in the sky! It's a bird... a plane... an eclipse
Monday, August 14, 2017
Job, business growth faces a catch-22 situation in Grant County
Businesses searching for a better-skilled workforce
Monday, August 14, 2017
OPINION: Land use is a mayor's job one
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 14, 2017
Indiana Commission on Higher Education gives approval for Purdue's NewU
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Have something to say? Be sure and follow the rules in Hancock County
Governing boards’ polices for public comment vary
Saturday, August 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Needle exchange programs need funding
Friday, August 11, 2017
This road trip across Indiana is designed to open eyes to careers
Three young Hoosier adults will meet with prospective employers around the state
Thursday, August 10, 2017
EDITORIAL: Child abuse must be stopped
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Gov. Eric Holcomb preparing to put $250 million into startups
Some think that having a requirement for funds to be reinvested in Indiana is a must
Monday, August 7, 2017
OPINION: The pain of being a popular statistic
Eye on the pie
Monday, August 7, 2017
Up to 100 job openings in South Bend hint at teacher shortage
State education department hired this year its first director of talent and recruitment, aimed at attracting more college graduates to the profession
Sunday, August 6, 2017
EDITORIAL: Proposed federal law provides hope for some terminally ill
Friday, August 4, 2017
EDITORIAL: Transgender transgression
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New certificate encourages Miami County students to develop job skills
High school seniors who complete program guaranteed job interviews at 10 companies
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Gov. Holcomb discusses Sunday alcohol ban, drug epidemic
“To me it’s an issue of caring for people, and making sure they’re getting the treatment they need," he says of opioid treatment plans
Thursday, August 3, 2017
New Indiana law: Teachers must directly report abuse suspicions
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Hoosier high school education rates might sink with federal changes
Indiana school chief seeks U.S. lawmakers’ help with change in law
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
OPINION: Wages, earnings in the 21st Century go to college graduates
For college graduates, high school graduates and non-high school graduates, there are  hourly wage differences of $31, $17 and $12 respectively
Monday, July 31, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana needs a healthier workforce
Monday, July 31, 2017
Is Lafayette's addiction crisis too big to fix?
In 2014, Tippecanoe and surrounding counties were designated mental health professional shortage areas
Monday, July 31, 2017
Corn still king, but not for long
Purdue economist expects soybeans to be planted in more acres than corn in 2018 because of China demand
Monday, July 31, 2017
County roads, bridges a nightmare for some Hoosier farmers
"In some cases, they can travel 10 miles out of their way just to try and navigate around a bridge or obstacle,” say Indiana Farm Bureau VP
Monday, July 31, 2017
COMMENTARY: Indiana's budget surplus and state balances
Sunday, July 30, 2017
EDITORIAL: Russia sanctions a bipartisan effort
Sunday, July 30, 2017
The other victims of opioid epidemic: kids
Substance abuse drives increase in child-in-need cases
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Mishawaka slaying shows tough balance doctors face with opioid prescriptions
Pressures rise in prescribing of pain killers
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Hoosier drowning investigators working to get all data about incidents
Pool, pond cases often don't come to Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Saturday, July 29, 2017
COMMENTARY: Much to weigh as Vigo County communities ponder local income taxes
Taxpayers need to know their added tax contributions would be used efficiently to improve the fiscal health of their community
Friday, July 28, 2017
Senior national park passes become hot sellers as price increase looms
Lifetime pass is increasing from $10 to $80 on Aug. 28, 2017
Friday, July 28, 2017
EDITORIAL: School boards must value transparency
Friday, July 28, 2017
Wabash Valley still lagging slightly in job numbers
Area has a tremendous demand for skilled workers — such as machinists, welders and electricians, says EDC head
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Surge in Indiana driver's license renewals expected in 2018
About 1.5 million credentials — including licenses, identification cards and permits — are set to expire in 2018
Thursday, July 27, 2017
LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo to resign after being appointed to new state job
Duties will include collaborating with companies, industries, trade groups, universities and public entities to identify employment needs and training opportunities for Indiana workers to secure high-demand, high-wage positions
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Indiana launches tax-advantaged savings program for disabled Hoosiers
Thursday, July 27, 2017






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