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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
Indiana leading Midwest in growth of rural green energy jobs
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
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
Stop the rage: Tempers flare on Indiana roads during holidays
Police anticipate increase with construction
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Tipmont REMC acquires Wintek, takes a step forward on broadband internet goal
Friday, December 14, 2018
Sense of optimism for Anderson center pervasive among restaurant owners
Some sprinkle their conversation phrases like “revival” and “renaissance'
Friday, December 14, 2018
Township trustee in Henry County pleads guilty to five counts of felony theft
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Indiana teacher pay raises: What your lawmakers say they will, and won't, do
Lines are being drawn ahead of the 2019 General Assembly session on teacher pay
Thursday, December 13, 2018
Terre Haute casino opponents gearing up again
Wabash Valley economists also dubious about city's odds
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Markers coming to Logansport trails
Project part of city's plan to increase safety
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Bird scooters: West Lafayette resorts to towing as promises fall flat
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
State audit: Madison County inter-agency $81,000 check not deposited for one year
Monday, December 10, 2018
Expert: Retailers leveraging strengths of both physical and digital will thrive
“The demise of poorly positioned traditional retailers like Sears has left an opportunity for new seeds to be planted,” says  associate director of the Center for Education and Research in Retailing
Monday, December 10, 2018
Japan trip about forging relationships to benefit Wayne County and beyond
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
Purdue sets tougher goals, new base pay for Mitch Daniels salary in 2019
Room and board to remain same for next school year for seventh consecutive year
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Purdue Online launches to expand traditional university's reach
New offering compared to another division of the university – not to Purdue Global
Saturday, December 8, 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
Terre Haute becomes Indiana's 8th Statewide Cultural District
Joins Bloomington, Carmel, Columbus, Madison, Nashville, Noblesville and Lafayette-West Lafayette
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
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
The Frozen Sandlot ice rink opens at Kokomo Municipal Stadium
Despite frigid cold, skaters sing praises of winter attraction
Thursday, December 6, 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
Cass County gathering info on wind turbines
Commission continuing with plans to reexamine local rules
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
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
Giant Eagle completes acquisition of Anderson-based Ricker's
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
California ag-tech accelerator laying down roots in fertile Midwest
Monday, December 3, 2018
Central Indiana existing-home sales show monthly increase in October 2018
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Despite recovery, concerns exist for Howard County economic economy
Questions emerge for manufacturing, agriculture industries
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Wabash County law enforcement officials say meth is a growing local problem
Crystal meth mainly comes from Mexico while the homemade “bottle dope” is a more old school approach, says detective
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Logansport performing arts council takes final bow after 40 years
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
Ball State trustee Wayne Estopinal one of three fatalities in Indiana plane crash
Friday, November 30, 2018
Kokomo targets Apperson Way corridor with business retention, expansion program
Friday, November 30, 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
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
COMMENTARY: Well, Virginia, it's like this . . .
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
TIF district proposed in Ingalls for development at I-69 Exit 214
Indianapolis company wants to move its headquarters there
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Anderson Community Schools loses 2,459 students according to latest tally
Frankton-Lapel picked up the most in the Madison County, 831 pupils
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Henry County's five school districts have fewer students for 2018-19
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Common Council approves rezoning for downtown apartment complex
Developer says 58-unit, $6 million project is meant to attract young professionals
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
Physical education, music classes benefit AU, home-schooled students
Monday, November 26, 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
Marion hydroponic farm to offer delivery service with 25 miles in 2019
While romaine lettuce nationwide is being recalled, owners says he won't be contaminated because his produce is grown without exposure to animal products
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Delaware County still hopes to find some use for $5 million, unused rail spur
Friday, November 23, 2018
Indiana solar advocates stress net metering not dead
The couple attributes the lack of solar interest/awareness to what Indiana Senate Bill 309 changed in 2017
Friday, November 23, 2018
Marion General Hospital gets its own police department
Officers will have the same level of authority as the Marion Police Department, but limited to the hospital’s campus
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Bringing down the barn: INDOT to demolish historic circus structure in Peru
The move marks the end of one of the most unique pieces of circus history in the country that highlights Peru’s deep connection to the big top
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Fayette County Commissioners consider new jail for women
Henry County official asking local officials if they would be interested in going together on a regional jail that would serve several counties
Wednesday, November 21, 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
Grant County economic Growth Council reconsiders role for downtown Marion makeover
Project is taking a large focus on quality of life and place rather than attracting talent, says marketing director
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
County approves $1 million for Hinds Career Center projects in Elwood
Red Gold providing incentives for new training facility
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Two Kokomo housing projects get more than $3 million in tax credits
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Meeting students where they are -- online
Frankton-Lapel becomes one of first districts in the state to operate a virtual school
Sunday, November 18, 2018
EDITORIAL: Retaining college grads recipe for economic growth
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
Does Muncie have 'too many' fast food chains? The data might surprise you
The truth is, we complain about the new fast food restaurants, but our city will likely support them
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Wind farms in Henry County: May not be a dead issue after all
Three towns have passed a four-mile buffer zone ordinance
Saturday, November 17, 2018






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


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