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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
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
Auto industry town comeback: Why Kokomo and not Muncie?
Those days in 2006 and 2009 might have been Muncie's darkest days
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Stop the rage: Tempers flare on Indiana roads during holidays
Police anticipate increase with construction
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Funds approved for two railroad northside overpasses in Terre Haute
Saturday, December 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: Job well done in the Senate by Joe Donnelly
Friday, December 14, 2018
Lead poisoning present in dead Hammond swans
Friday, December 14, 2018
Latest trash-to-fuel project promises to invest $600 million and hire 160 in Gary
Similar biofuels plant outside Reno, Nevada that would become the first commercial waste-to-fuel biorefinery in the United States producing both diesel and jet fue
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Jasper mayor resigns to become senior staffer for U.S. Sen.-elect Mike Braun
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Former ITT Tech students get $600 million in debt relief from bankruptcy judge
While the agreement wipes out debt owed directly to ITT, it doesn’t cover the federal and private student loans the students took out to pay for ITT Tech tuition
Wednesday, December 12, 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
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
Hoosier Environmental Council urges IDEM to reject Newton County dairy plan
Sunday, December 9, 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
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
Mayor Neese says he will seek independent review of Elkhart Police Department
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Indiana voter turnout for 2018 midterm elections was highest since 1994
The highest turnout in the state this year was recorded in Henry County at 64 percent
Wednesday, December 5, 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
Most of Indiana farmland show first quarterly price declines, says Federal Reserve
“Agricultural land values would have experienced more downward pressure in the absence of exceptional crop yields,” says Seventh District newsletter
Tuesday, December 4, 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
Steel imports have fallen 11 percent through October for 2018
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
Hancock County feeling tremors over tariffs on soybeans
With top market off-limits, farmers are uneasy about markets and trends
Saturday, December 1, 2018
COMMENTARY: Climate report inspires red herrings
Perhaps Americans should rely on scientists
Saturday, December 1, 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
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
Indiana RV shipments slip in October, 2018 -- the third straight month
Excess inventory, steel and aluminum tariffs and higher interest rates cited as causes
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Indiana's Lake Michigan shore lawsuit could end up before U.S. Supreme Court
Case began in LaPorte Superior Court where couple sought to prevent people from walking on their beach property
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Non-profits stress giving, changes in tax code
Tax cut law of 2017 doesn't mean people shouldn't give, says community foundation officials
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Need for hate crime law in Indiana is gaining traction, Madison County prosecutor says
State Rep. Tony Cook, R-Cicero, releases draft legislation that would create a statewide hate crime statute
Wednesday, November 28, 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
Elkhart Police chief Ed Windbigler serving a 30-day unpaid suspension
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Grissom's economic impact jumps to $134 million as military operations increase
Financial officer: 'Operations tempo is the highest in over a decade'
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Pathway between New Albany, Clarksville now open to pedestrians
When completed in the spring, this seven-mile trail will link those two communities together with Jeffersonville along the Ohio River Greenway
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Delaware County still hopes to find some use for $5 million, unused rail spur
Friday, November 23, 2018
'No less than a purposeful cover-up,' Elkhart councilman says of police investigation
Assitant chief criticized reporters for reaching out to officers to ask about their disciplinary records
Friday, November 23, 2018
Bias crimes to get legislative attention in upcoming 2019 session
With governor now behind idea, hate crimes may get special look
Friday, November 23, 2018
Crawfordsville and CSX have new agreement to reduce blocked crossing: Mayor
City has applied for federal and state fund to build overpass carrying U.S. 136, State Road 32 and State Road 47
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Clean-up plan for East Chicago's contaminated DuPont site finalized
Thursday, November 22, 2018
EPA to install 14 wells throughout U.S.S. Lead Superfund site in East Chicago
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Elkhart mayor yet to request DOJ investigation into the police department
Assistant police chief criticizes media
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Seymour Main Street announced as part of pilot program in nine Hoosier communities
Other communities listed for the pilot program are Dillsboro, Elwood, Fairmount, LaPorte, Rockville, Sullivan, Tell City and Tipton
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Indiana submits plan for VW funds
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Downtown zoning overlay district may become a 2019 goal for Batesville
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
COMMENTARY: The president, the press and respect
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Two Kokomo housing projects get more than $3 million in tax credits
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Indiana State Police decline request to investigate Elkhart Police Department
Suggest mayor ask federal government to examine city police
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Indiana 'building for the long haul' on how federal opioid dollars are spent
But according to data compiled by The Associated Press, only 47 people in the state were served by $2.7 million
Sunday, November 18, 2018
HOOKED: Attraction becomes an unbreakable contract, leaving kids hopeless and devoted
No matter their background, victims of domestic minor sex trafficking do not self-identify as victims
Sunday, November 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: Time to get politics out of redistricting
Saturday, November 17, 2018






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