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How many wind turbines does a renewable energy company want to build in Posey County?
There are seven wind farms with a total of 1,095 turbines in Indiana, producing about 1,800 megawatts of power
Monday, December 17, 2018
I-69 ORX project team announces preferred route for new Evansville-Henderson bridge
The team recommends the existing northbound U.S. 41 bridge remain open for two-way local traffic
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Discover Connersville details its busy first year to improve downtown in 2018
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Vigo County ponders: 'What now?' for jail siting as city reject zoning for location
Will likely wait to hear thoughts of federal judge in federal lawsuit
Sunday, December 16, 2018
IDEM draft permit for U.S. Steel landfill doesn't note recent data on chromium in groundwater
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Michigan City annexes 426 acres of land for economic development
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Residents at workshop: Madison County shouldn't lose identity
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Governor: Expanding mental health services won't be last in school violence solutions
At the time of its fall report, more than $100 million had been spent for Indiana school safety including state, federal and matching fund
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Authors of controversial 2007 government reform report still say townships must go
The absorption of township services into county government has been tried piecemeal in some areas over the past decade
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Fewer seeking to protect and serve in their local communities
Nationwide drop in police applications felt here, too
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Funds approved for two railroad northside overpasses in Terre Haute
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Holcomb announces $121 million in matching grants for state rail projects
New competitive Local TRAX Rail Overpass Program due to make eliminate dangerous crossings
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Funds approved for two northside overpasses in Terre Haute
Friday, December 14, 2018
Terre Haute City Council votes down jail rezoning, 8-1
Riverscape plan, environmental concerns cited in decision
Friday, December 14, 2018
Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal
Friday, December 14, 2018
79-lot, 25-acre development gets final approval from Floyd County
Friday, December 14, 2018
40-foot tall, $150,000 sculpture adds unique presence to Shelbyville gateway
"this is one piece of several different mediums that we’ve started to encourage in the community in the last five years," mayor says
Friday, December 14, 2018
Stellar Community sights ahead: Greenfield, Fortville, Hancock County chosen
Team focused its regional plan on health, heritage and heart — preserving the historic components of the region while still adding new, modern amenities
Friday, December 14, 2018
State incentives help keep FFA convention in Indianapolis through 2031
The event had an estimated economic impact of $39.8 million when it took place in Indianapolis in late October 2018
Friday, December 14, 2018
Goshen RDC pledges funds for school manufacturing facility
Thursday, December 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb's legislative 2019 agenda a mixed bag
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Opioid crisis: Chamber encourages supportive employment as one response
Thursday, December 13, 2018
APC approves Ossian plan for amphitheater and pavilion in 28-acre park
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Indiana Department of Child Services calls for boost in budget
Seeking $286 million more; foster parents not addressed
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Griffith gets cold shoulder from St. John Township, still courting North Township
Town now turning to North Township officials as their final hope of winning a new township before the end of 2018
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Unclear future for Elkhart police following chief resignation at mayor's request
Media reports also suggested that disciplinary action against officers had dropped under Windbigler’s command
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
New Elkhart police chief from inside or outside the department?
Mayor says he will consider 'all qualified candidates'
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Elkhart police chief stepping down at mayor's request
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Markers coming to Logansport trails
Project part of city's plan to increase safety
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Charlestown's Pleasant Ridge is now on the National Register of Historic Place
The neighborhood was originally built in the early 1940s to house the influx of workers at the Indiana Army Ammunition Plant
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Jeffersonville's arts and cultural district gets statewide designation
Joins those of Fishers and Terre Haute as 2018 Statewide Cultural Districts
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
NewAllen Alliance getting $4.5 million as Stellar Community
In September 2018 , eastern Allen County group submitted a 232-page written plan to the state that details a $64-million list of projects
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Six Huntingburg Stellar Communities projects are in the final stretch
City plans to seek other state funding to help with three leftover projects
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Hancock County Community Foundation funds uniform school signage effort
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
About 40 percent of Anderson students stay home because of weekend social media threat
ACS Superintendent Timothy Smith said an investigation into the threat led him and police to believe it was not credible
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Pacers Bikeshare rolling out major expansion for Indianapolis in 2019
Many of the new stations along or near the Monon Trail, the White River Trail and the Central Canal Towpath
Monday, December 10, 2018
First physical signs of Terre Haute's Turn to the River project expected in 2019
Plan to create a coherent, attractive path to connect the town’s two most famous landmarks — Wabash Avenue and the Wabash River.
Monday, December 10, 2018
OPINION: Unbalanced economic news
Eye on the pie
Monday, December 10, 2018
State audit: Madison County inter-agency $81,000 check not deposited for one year
Monday, December 10, 2018
Stopping the invasion of 'bullying' plants
Efforts by local groups are spreading through Wabash Valley and state to remove species that threaten native Indiana plants
Monday, December 10, 2018
Elevate Ventures makes 3-year investment commitment to Bloomington, Columbus
“We hope to begin to pivot local communities and regions toward making innovation a fundamental factor to their success for decades to come"
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Hoosier Environmental Council urges IDEM to reject Newton County dairy plan
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Holcomb falling short on two of his five 'big goals' for Indiana workforce development
His three other big goals for workforce development are on track toward being fulfilled, or, in one case, already has been exceeded
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Indiana Legislature to wrestle with township budget surpluses
On average, Indiana townships hold a balance of 116 percent above their annual budgets
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Will lawmakers listen? Schools want laws, stiffer penalties, funding to make busing safer
Lights, cameras action could help curb the massive number of stop-art violations in Indiana, USA TODAY's Network 5 newspapers find
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Help the Hellbender: "You don't really get do-overs with these things"
In Indiana, this slimy salamander is winning hearts and conservation efforts
Saturday, December 8, 2018
For central Indiana agencies accustomed to United Way support, no more guarantees
Agencies accredited by United Way will be able to apply for funds based on its goal of addressing poverty of more than one generation
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Hancock County crams record number of 259 inmates into jail with 157 beds
An additional 53 county offenders are in other Indiana jails, says sheriff-elect
Friday, December 7, 2018
Terre Haute becomes Indiana's 8th Statewide Cultural District
Joins Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Madison, Nashville, Noblesville and Lafayette-West Lafayette
Friday, December 7, 2018
Design firm works with Fort Wayne businesses to find diamonds in the rough
Works to create a starting point to find ways to get people downtown and to create experiences to keep them there all day
Friday, December 7, 2018
New TIF district established in South Whitley
Friday, December 7, 2018
With lavish groundbreaking, IU Kokomo looks toward new home for athletics, events
Slated for 2020 completion, center will host games, more
Friday, December 7, 2018
More drug treatment could cost less than a new jail, mental health worker suggests
Henry County grapples about when it might need a new jail 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Portage growth called 'almost unprecedented'
Friday, December 7, 2018
Governor unveils legislative agenda, but teacher salary increase is years away
Governor's administration wants to evaluate teacher pay in other Midwest states, a process that could take between two and four years
Friday, December 7, 2018
Purdue Polytechnic looking to re-engage industry through Madjax classroom build out
“Automation is one of the biggest growing sectors, and we need to be a part in helping individuals find careers there"
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Jeffersonville's River Ridge fulfills U.S. Army lease 35 year early
About one-fifth of the 6,000-acre park has been developed
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Hancock County trails plan tries to balance connectivity and rural sensibilities
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Congress will consider measure to reduce carbon emissions
Say it could help the United States take steps toward lowering greenhouse gases affecting the world’s climate
Thursday, December 6, 2018
The Frozen Sandlot ice rink opens at Kokomo Municipal Stadium
Despite frigid cold, skaters sing praises of winter attraction
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Mayor Neese says he will seek independent review of Elkhart Police Department
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
$6.6 million TIF request endorsed by Gibson County
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Hoosier jails react to growth in female populations
Mental-health, addiction programs springing up
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Lake County sheriff seeks $360,000 armored vehicle
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
EDITORIAL: Holcomb right to put stop to more toll roads in state
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Pendleton juvenile inmates get chance to learn technology, business skills
Gov. Holcomb said The Last Mile is a life-changing program and helps the inmates through the first mile of the rest of their new lives
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Indiana lawmakers seeking more oversight of toll road lease decisions
Bremen state representative said they’re also discussing whether some of the projects Holcomb has proposed to spend the $1 billion on qualify as “transportation” projects
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Elkhart council members: Private investigation of city police may be necessary
One council member, Richard Shively, a Republican, says he is unsure how long the council would wait for the mayor to act
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chesterfield and Daleville open to plans for Mounds Greenway
Would be a linear park along the White River connecting trails in Anderson and Muncie
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Muncie foundation announces funding opportunity for workforce development
Funding will be targeted toward collaborative efforts that create shared space and strengthen operations and programming
Monday, December 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: Another academic study suggests the value of local newspapers
Monday, December 3, 2018
Porter County tourism group to join in effort to battle Lake Michigan erosion
Caused by combination of unusually high lake levels, sand starvation caused by structures blocking the normal drift of sand along the shoreline and the increasing number of extreme storms
Sunday, December 2, 2018
'Newest fad:' Concerns rise over kids' use of addictive e-cigarette variant
JUUL comes in a variety of flavors and also uses nicotine salts, which can allow high levels of nicotine to be inhaled more easily and with less irritation
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Despite recovery, concerns exist for Howard County economic economy
Questions emerge for manufacturing, agriculture industries
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Some lawmakers wonder why tolling is only OK for northern Indiana
"If you put them (tolls) throughout the state, you won't win elections," says South Bend state representative
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Board that oversees South Shore Line says no to $2 ticket surcharge
NICTD looking for companies willing and able to build 26 new rail cars in a few years
Saturday, December 1, 2018
LouVelo bike share service coming to Jeffersonville
Saturday, December 1, 2018
North Spencer schools to lobby again for legislative change during 2019 session
Want to be able to collect additional funds when  TIFs expire
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Madison County-area shelters struggle to keep up with intake of animals
In the past five years, Animal Protection League has seen an increase in abused, emaciated and ill animals
Saturday, December 1, 2018
New website offers free legal resources for qualified Indiana residents
Saturday, December 1, 2018
7 experts and Delaware County leaders address challenges, solutions to opiate crisis
Local drug statistics show that the number of possession of heroin cases nearly doubled from 2015 to 201
Friday, November 30, 2018
East Chicago residents unnerved with EPA cleanup
About 235,000 tons of soil will be removed and institutional controls put in place
Friday, November 30, 2018
Residents discuss lack of sidewalks with Terre Haute officials
Friday, November 30, 2018
Indiana Chamber creates workforce institute to help fill jobs
73 percent of survey respondents said they did not use the state's WorkOne employment system to find workers
Friday, November 30, 2018
State Rep. Eric Bassler, R-Washington, plans pitch to change time zones
Claims move to Central Standard Time would make it safer for students boarding school businesses in the mornings
Friday, November 30, 2018
Kokomo targets Apperson Way corridor with business retention, expansion program
Friday, November 30, 2018
Holcomb won't pursue toll roads to improve Indiana's highways, ranked 3rd worst
Currently, state highway revenue is expected to peak in the mid-2020s and then begin a consistent decline without alternative funding
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Washington City Council and INDOT still grappling with final Business 50 deal
City is moving forward on a number of utility increases that are tied to the rebuilding project
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Rural firefighters face challenges, including the lack of hydrants to dose fires
Lack of ready access to water can lead to higher insurance costs for homeowners
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Residents say they want places to eat, shop and be entertained in Portland's downtown
Respondents who didn't visit downtown frequently said it was because of a lack of things to do and parking frustrations 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
New high-tech clinic connects students with remote health care providers
Will also allow students to connect with behavioral health services Four County Counseling Center provides
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
TIF district proposed in Ingalls for development at I-69 Exit 214
Indianapolis company wants to move its headquarters there
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
State calls out Gary over EMS-related revenue, spending
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Wabash Valley farmers still hoping for U.S.-China trade deal
With crops nearly all in, much of the harvest in storage
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Evansville Regional Airport's fresh new look celebrated
Part of $20 million in improvements funded by Regional Cities Initiative
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
South Bend commits $4 million to downtown library project to cost $36 to $38 million
Includes a new $19 million Community Education Center
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Elkhart Police chief Ed Windbigler serving a 30-day unpaid suspension
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Vincennes Redevelopment Commission to build second downtown parking lot
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Over objections, $45 million, 500-bed Delaware County jail plan moves forward
Would turn the former ASONS/Wilson Middle School into a courts-and-jail complex by adding a wing
Monday, November 26, 2018
OPINION: State and local government workers get the short straw
Eye on the pie
Monday, November 26, 2018






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