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Commissioners defend their Delaware County jail project
Monday, October 15, 2018
Gary officials seek casino move, freight hub for Buffington Harbor
Consultants say relocating gambling facility could generate more revenue and other economic development opportunities
Monday, October 15, 2018
Bird scooters: Lafayette gives reprieve on cease and desist order
Monday, October 15, 2018
IU center collaborates to improve lives of Hoosiers
Developing a comprehensive inventory and map of the public, nonprofit and private parks and recreation facilities in 11 counties
Monday, October 15, 2018
VA plans new medical clinic in Muncie
Sunday, October 14, 2018
One in three U.S and Hoosier households struggle to pay monthly energy bill
Indiana ranked 40th in access to energy efficiency programs and efficient building requirements, study says
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Purdue campus plan: Function and feel the goal of new 50-year plan
New 50-year campus plan envisions more hybrid academic residence halls, pedestrian plazas instead of streets and the elimination of ‘the island’
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Bloomington work program planting seeds for brighter future
Centerstone partners with city to offer jobs
Sunday, October 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Local schools need ethnic studies, teacher diversity
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Drug use fuels cases of hepatitis C, HIV in Madison County
"We still haven't made a dent in the number of people who use drugs," in Madison County, says Sheriff Scott Mellinger
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Three-year study will reveal water-quality threats at Lake Wawasee
Lake covers about 3,000 acres and drains about 24,000 acres in Kosciusko County
Saturday, October 13, 2018
New Kokomo housing complex attracting outsiders
306 Riverfront District one-third full so far, city says
Saturday, October 13, 2018
EDITORIAL: No scooters on Indiana highways
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Casino revenue going to new education and job programs in South Bend
City gets 2 percent of Four Winds' revenue
Saturday, October 13, 2018
New organization promoting skills-based hiring to Indiana employers
Over the next 10 years, state is projected to require more than 1 million skilled workers to fill open jobs and support economic growth
Friday, October 12, 2018
Loans will aid Hammond industrial project, Gary City Church garden
South Bend developer is working on three projects in Hammond, ranging in size from 200,000 to 500,000 square feet
Friday, October 12, 2018
IDEM cites small public water systems for coliform violations
Ninety-seven percent of all public water systems, of which there are about 4,000 in Indiana, are served by ground water systems
Friday, October 12, 2018
Cumberland completes Buck Creek Trail project
Friday, October 12, 2018
Bike and pedestrian path master plan receives OK from Goshen City Council
Also outlines a number of other recommendations in the areas of education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation which offer significant opportunities for efficiencies in program implementatio
Friday, October 12, 2018
State on board, funding in place for Dubois County's Midwest Corridor study
$7 million cost will be funded with local money — half from private industry and half from public municipalities
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Interactive mapping helps Jasper inform its citizens of 2-mile roadway project
Will be updated by the Jasper Engineering Department GIS Service as work pushes along on replacing 80-year-old water lines
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Digital Crossroads doing inventory of NWI's wireless and fiber infrastructure
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Huntingburg approves $350,000 funding for Midwest Corridor study
It is the proposed bypass road that would ultimately connect Dubois County to I-69
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Fort Wayne City Council approves firm for riverfront phases
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Michael Bloomberg visits ArtHouse he funded in downtown Gary
Former NYC mayor said the goal of the public art challenge was to fund ideas for revitalization that other cities could copy
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
West Clark Community Schools separation plan moves to state
Boundaries of the two new school districts have been hotly contested
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Huntington targets grass clipping pollution of storm sewers
So far this year, 388 tons of debris from the sewers and 457 tons of debris from street sweeping has been removed, department reports
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Scooter rules sought by Bloomington Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Commission
Like bicylists, riders could be prohibited from riding on the city’s most pedestrian-congested sidewalks in downtown
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Developers see bright future for downtown living in South Bend
Over 230 units are getting ready to open or are under construction, with even more units in the planning stages
Monday, October 8, 2018
Vincennes, Knox County to take ownership of downtown Pantheon Business Center
Officials say deed will likely transfer in next 30 days
Monday, October 8, 2018
State committee chooses 8 measures to alert if a school district is in fiscal trouble
"We're just trying to paint a complete picture of a school corporation," says DUAB executive director
Monday, October 8, 2018
Can one test really measure a student, especially one taken seven months earlier?
Many Hoosier educators believe there needs to be better ways to measure student achievement than ISTEP+
Monday, October 8, 2018
NIPSCO defends safety of area gas lines after Massachusetts explosions
Monday, October 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Conversation between the business community, government long overdue
Monday, October 8, 2018
SEEING GREEN: CBD legalization sets stage for Indiana hemp industry
While CBD is a compound found in the cannabis plant, it doesn’t cause the psychoactive high associated with marijuana
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Rose-Hulman breaks ground on new $29 million academic building
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Terre Haute mayor: Proposed new Vigo County jail siting process needs a pause
Third-party counsel should examine the matter, Bennett says
Saturday, October 6, 2018
LaPorte County set for more semi truck traffic on already congested U.S. 20
Law enforcement officials believe many drivers will want to avoid 35 percent increase for traveling the Indiana  Toll Road
Saturday, October 6, 2018
West Central 2025 initiative has new logo, website
“We are trying to get everyone to work collectively, think collectively and thinking about those opportunities we can pursue as a region,” says Chamber VP
Friday, October 5, 2018
Greenfield downtown $700,000 revitalization project wraps up on 10 historic facades
Was one of three municipalities in 2016 that received a $500,000 Main Street Revitalization Program grant from OCRA
Friday, October 5, 2018
Monroe County business community shares requests for a less-burdensome government
“When it’s hard, it feels like not just one hurdle — it’s one after another after another,” Chamber CEO says of survey responses
Friday, October 5, 2018
'A HIDDEN TREASURE:' Work underway to improve walking path through Loop Island
Friday, October 5, 2018
Elkhart County mulls infrastructure projects
Friday, October 5, 2018
Bird electric scooters: Lafayette issues cease and desist, promises to impound
Ccity asking for time to come up with regulations and a pilot program “to address all types of personal conveyance vehicles and sharing operations”
Thursday, October 4, 2018
City of Muncie hopes to create housing near new jail
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Former Pittsburgh mayor to One Region: Partnerships and vision critical
"The big change, the big challenge, the big chase is, how do you attract talent to your town?" Tom Murphy suggests
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Portland police launch literacy program
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Jay County Economic Development Corp. reviews 5-year strategic outlook
Plan targets development, workforce, infrastructure and housing
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Ohio River commission taking second look at idea of dropping pollution standards
Environmental advocates applauded the decision not to vote on it as an opportunity for more discussion about the controversial proposal's implications for the future health of the river
Thursday, October 4, 2018
South Bend felons learning job skills; program expanding to serve more people
Now roughly seven months and 36 graduates later, the program is partnering with the Center for the Homeless to offer its first class that’s open to the communit
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Whitestown makes big bet on site of former junkyard along I-65
While Whitestown remains the state’s fastest-growing community, Boone County is the second-least-populated county in the metro area
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Cass County officials to explore wind rules
Four-member committee will conduct research, possibly make recommendations
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Lafayette area community leaders fill the gaps for disability advocates and parents
Some children  could qualify for an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) under Indiana Department of Education’s Article 7
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Rails to Trails path would start in New Albany
63-mile trail of abandoned CSX tracks would connect five counties
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Bloomington website wins best in state award for serving the public information
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Anderson wants $1.8 million in TIF funds for $8.3 million bus terminal
Plan is to construct a 16,000 square foot three-story building at the intersection of 13th and Jackson streets
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
New Vigo County Jail plan proposed - sort of: But man with plan, county having hard time connecting
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
ISU stats show uptick in dating violence, fondling
Chief: That's partly because 'campus' widened, stats include more apartments
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Lewisville Town Council takes a stand against wind turbines, joining Sulphur Springs
Seeks to have metered parking on U.S. 40 in downtown
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Agreement reached on $15 million of jail construction permits in Floyd County
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Bloomington, Monroe County business success tempered by government failure, survey says
Cook Group president said the biggest opportunity to come from the survey results is the chance to step back and look at how various levels of government are structured
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Indiana schools chief will not run for re-election in 2020, cites ongoing political infighting
"The governance structure doesn't make sense. It's not student-friendly. It's not school-friendly at times," she says of some state and federal rules
Monday, October 1, 2018
Teachers are learning on the job how to manage students with autism
The CDC estimates 1 in 59 children are on the autism spectrum: How will schools adapt to the changing student population?
Monday, October 1, 2018
Bloomington looks to create 14 new positions at estimated $1.4 million annually
Monday, October 1, 2018
OPINION: Broadband funding the right move, for unexpected reasons
The factors that make places unprofitable for broadband make them unprofitable for most other types of commerce as well
Monday, October 1, 2018
South Bend gaining sober housing for women
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Henry County officials feels pressure to start jail talks
Consultant suggests taking immediate steps to figure out how many inmates the jail needs to safely house and help rehabiltate in the next 20 years
Sunday, September 30, 2018
South Shore rehabilitating, replacing electric infrastructure
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Jeffersonville moves ahead with plans for $30 million development
"It will be a very nice vehicle for tax revenue for generations to come," Mayor Mike Moore says
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Hancock County Drug court faces changes due to opioid crisis
Many offenders now struggle with substance more powerful and potent than alcholol which was what the program was designed intially to help people overcome
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Hancock County gets $25,000 national grant for child advocacy center
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Grain storage space feeling the squeeze because of high yields, tariffs
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Full of Indiana inmates but not answers
Jail overcrowding strains at least 40 Hoosier counties
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Batesville downtown arts project needs more funding
The largest amount of money will be used for a public art installation.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Delaware County overdose stats show 'shocking' decline so far in 2018: Deputy prosecutor
“It’s positive, but it’s hard to understand how it could be dropping that (much),” says Zach Craig
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Housing boom is driving force in St. John's dynamic growth
Town is looking to adopt a road impact fee on future residential and commercial construction permits to fund improvements
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Indiana Public Defender Commission pushing for reforms to improve defense resources
Report suggests moving to a regional model for public defender’s agencies to help smaller counties which may have inadequate funding and legal help
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Alcohol commission recommends changes to state's permit quota system
The proposed change would allow communities to create an “entertainment district,” similar to the riverfront districts already allowed 
Friday, September 28, 2018
Opioid epidemic showing signs of turning corner, state drug czar says
Earlier this month, the Trump administration awarded Indiana more than $25 million to fight the opioid epidemic
Friday, September 28, 2018
State-of-the-art Hammond Sportsplex a big draw for Region, potential developers
Friday, September 28, 2018
Indiana secretary of state: Check your voter status
Some applications for absentee ballots were faulty, causing problems
Friday, September 28, 2018
Connersville group works on downtown enhancement
Friday, September 28, 2018
Substance abuse leading cause of having too many inmates, says Grant County Jail commander
Upwards of 65 to 70 inmates are unable to sleep in a tradition cell bed because of over capacity
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Proposed Prairie Creek Park gains Frankfort board approvals
Thursday, September 27, 2018
MSD of Wabash County survey shows people want more serious evaluations of its future
Both junior-senior high schools have low enrollment and current course offerings are "fiscally unsustainable," says one of survey's authors
Thursday, September 27, 2018
EDITORIAL: Gary sinks in vortex of financial mismanagement
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Study: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative boosts economy as well as environment
The list of nearly 4,000 GLRI projects includes 153 in Indiana, totaling about $118 million in funding
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Federal court orders Vigo County to increase jail staffing
Judge orders sheriff and county officials to by Oct. 15 "prepare a reasonable timetable which reflects when the new jail will be operational"
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Town of Griffith votes to split from Calumet Township to save money and get more services
Financial projections of neighboring townships will decide which one to join
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
IU Health might build replacement hospital in Frankfort
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Hancock County Public Library working to develop new app for its patrons
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Indiana township trustees urged to connect with social services
Are being encouraged to develop partnerships and connections to help residents with substance abuse
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Chicago to Cleveland in 28 minutes? Supporters working to make hyperloop a reality
While skeptics question its technical, economic and practical feasibility, supporters envision a transformational technology
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
State seeks safer Hoosier schools
Expanding mental health services one key to improved security
Monday, September 24, 2018
Daniels calls SEL Purdue groundbreaking the 'come hither' for Discovery Park District
Monday, September 24, 2018
Madison County jail numbers lowest since 2015
Prosecutor says reducing the number of inmates is driven by the judges and that his office has the staff to move cases forward
Sunday, September 23, 2018
In the dark: Hoosier rural residents left without adequate internet speeds
'Seen the world pass us all by'
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Shootings are down so far in South Bend in 2018
Despite violent week, numbers improving
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Jasper power plant parts may be recyced and shipped across world
“Our goal is to salvage at least 90 percent of the material for reuse and recycling,” Green Earth Technologies spokewoman says
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Mussels, wetlands, bats: I-69 bridge report to determine natural resources impact
Bat species with known habitats in the areas affected by the project include the federally endangered Indiana bat and northern long-eared bat
Friday, September 21, 2018






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