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Bird scooters: Lafayette gives reprieve on cease and desist order
Monday, October 15, 2018
APA teams with Cupertino Aviation Club with eye on building interest in flight
The program also uses the Condor 2 simulator, which Beckenbaur said can help drop the number of required flights for a pilot’s license from about 35 to 20
Monday, October 15, 2018
What happened to Ball State's international students? Drops almost 50 percent in 5 years
Sunday, October 14, 2018
What happened to Ball State's international students? Drops almost 50 percent in 5 years
Sunday, October 14, 2018
VA plans new medical clinic in Muncie
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Italy-based company looks to call Daleville home
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
Indiana Regional Cities wins high praise in analysis by Ball State University
'Enthusiasm it has sparked ... is real': Indiana Communities Institute author
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
New Kokomo housing complex attracting outsiders
306 Riverfront District one-third full so far, city says
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Parts of Greentown listed as a national commercial historic district
Proponents hope to use the designation as a way to both promote economic development in the town’s core while preserving its history
Saturday, October 13, 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
Mitch Daniels' total salary up 8% at Purdue, hits $830,000
Trustees says he lived up to 100 percent of his goals for 2017-18, gives him maximum salary available in his contract
Friday, October 12, 2018
Work could begin soon on Kokomo townhomes project
Thursday, October 11, 2018
MSD of Wabash County school board votes against revisiting CF study
“I’m hesitant to speak not knowing how it will be represented in the paper,” board president says
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Indiana farmer confidence ebbs amid tariff, trade conflicts
Purdue University Ag Economy Barometer drops to lowest level in two years
Wednesday, October 10, 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
Railroad company considering Peru for new production line
Progress Rail also considering moving its entire Peru operation to facility in Muncie
Monday, October 8, 2018
Opioid treatment center coming to Henry County
Monday, October 8, 2018
Anderson mayor leading delegation to visit Japanese firms with local operations
Monday, October 8, 2018
How would LGBT strings tied to vouchers hit Lafayette's private schools?
State superintendent says schools that get public money should accommodate gay and lesbian students, teachers and staff
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Concerns remain about training and materials in teaching about ethnic diversity
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Emphasizing ethnic studies: Schools add state's new requirement to elective course offerings
How the course will look — whether it is more African-American or more Hispanic in content — will depend on the primary demographic of the school
Sunday, October 7, 2018
Indiana University Kokomo sees record-breaking freshman class enrollment
School is the fastest growing regional IU campus in the state
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Henry County Community Foundation launches 'Choose Henry' fund
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
Yes, you're seeing a lot more stink bugs right now
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Kokomo machining company lays off 79 workers
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
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
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
How Dollar General is helping rural communities access shopping convenience
"in fact, approximately 70 percent of our stores serve communities with populations of less than 20,000," company spokesperson says
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
12 priests from Lafayette diocese suspected of sexual misconduct over last 74 years
The diocese's article defines substantiated allegations as those found to have reasonable cause to believe that abuse with a minor occurred.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Forensic audit finds no public corruption at Muncie Community Schools
The audit covered the period Jan. 1, 2014, to Sept. 5, 2018, during which there were six chief financial officers
Monday, October 1, 2018
Proposed new IU Health Frankfort hospital moves forward, gets plan commission approval
Monday, October 1, 2018
Why are childhood obesity rates climbing?
Indiana has the ninth highest obesity rate for youth ages 10 to 17 according to 2018 report
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
Here's what's going up at Fifth and South in downtown Lafayette: A $10-million development
Monday, October 1, 2018
Walking into their future: 1,600 kindergarteners from 3 counties visit IUK
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Kokomo ranks 4th in nation in job growth, says latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report
Findings further bolster city's strong post-recession recovery
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
PTSD high in Grant County children because of physical abuse, says local counselor
Problem is statewide and only Vermont and District of Columbia have higher reported rates
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Investors are hoping they see a resurgence on Anderson's south side
Renovations at renamed Landings Office Park, new business construction could be start of trend
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
Connersville group works on downtown enhancement
Friday, September 28, 2018
Anderson-based Ricker Oil stores to be sold to Giant Eagle supermarket chain
Local family's business has grown to 56 stores since its start in 1979
Friday, September 28, 2018
Lafayette diocese, priest defendants in sexual molestation lawsuit
Former Lafayette bishop accused of telling boy 'to ask God to forgive him, and not to disclose the abuse to anyone else'
Thursday, September 27, 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
'Hugely positive' news about Muncie school enrollment, down less than 1% for 2018-19
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Indianapolis-area home sales jump despite less-than-ideal buying conditions
Home owners across central Indiana in August 2018 got an average of 96.2 percent of their original list price when selling their houses
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
IU Health might build replacement hospital in Frankfort
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Henry County EDC officials want to make 'room' for visitors to their community
Hopes Henry County Expo Building project will create new opportunities for developers to bring new hotels to the area
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
This Muncie artist has gained an incredible online following. Here's why
Monday, September 24, 2018
BSU's on-campus enrollment dips, off-campus rises
The university's current retention rate of 78.3 percent (how many of last year's freshmen returned as sophomores) is the same as 2007's and the lowest rate since 2011.
Monday, September 24, 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
Purdue Global caters to unique needs of non-traditional students
Recent graduate says going there allow him to maintain a consistent income and leave school debt-free
Monday, September 24, 2018
Purdue: $30 million coming for Union Club Hotel thanks to former trustee
Sunday, September 23, 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
Greentown's student-ran newspaper only one of its kind in Indiana
All the work of the community periodical is done by six students and one teacher at Eastern High School inside a classroom
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
Delaware County CAFO moratorium extended
Thursday, September 20, 2018
St. Joseph's College solves $27 million debt, saves its closed campus in Rensselaer
Loan allow school to keep its Lake Banet, Drexel Hall and thousands of income-producing property known as the Waugh Farm in nearby White County
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Company no longer pursuing wind turbines in Cass, Miami counties
Thursday, September 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: Power of people on display with end to proposed Cass County wind farm
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Muncie official, businessman face federal fraud-related charges
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Frances Slocum State Forest set to be logged
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Potawatomi Trail of Death Commemorative Caravan passes through Indiana
180 years since over 850 Potawatomi Native Americans were forcibly removed from their homeland in north central Indiana
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Howard County health board urges gun violence research
Resolution sent to Indiana senators, representatives
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Farmers anticipate record-setting harvest while prices hit record lows
Some growers plan to store beans, corn and to wait for better prices
Monday, September 17, 2018
Indiana, of all states, has the third-largest gender pay gap, census shows
Women earn three-quarters of men's salaries, but issue is complex
Monday, September 17, 2018






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