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Madison County tops state in hepatitis C cases per capita in 2017
Preliminary report shows 331 cases last year
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Howard County: Sharp reduction in first-quarter overdose deaths
Coroner says there were no opioid fatalities so far this year
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Delaware County considers future hog farm regulation
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Grant County's Grants for Grads is questioned by some officials
Asking if the gifts to individuals are actually helpful to the local economy
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Cass County jail recreation area to house inmates
Overcrowding continues to be issue at facility
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Purdue extends Mitch Daniels' contract 'into foreseeable future,' year-by-year beyond 2020
“We haven’t stopped launching new endeavors, Purdue Global being a good example,” he predicts
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Walsh/Reith Riley wins bid to add I-69 travel lane in Madison County
Projected to reduce the travel time to the Indianapolis metropolitan area by an average of 10 minutes
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Ball State to buy two abandoned Muncie elementary school buildings
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Tax abatements approved for 2 Anderson businesses and one home
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Into the Wood: Furniture Guild of Indiana Artisans exhibit highlights handcrafted beauty
Sunday, April 15, 2018
FBI investigating purchase of at least 60 properties by Muncie Sanitary District
Has been conducting, since at least early 2016, an investigation into allegations of criminal wrongdoing in the city government administration of Mayor Dennis Tyler
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Housing market remains on upswing in Greater Lafayette through February 2018
Saturday, April 14, 2018
EDITORIAL: Jobs require education improvements in state
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Miami County plan commission approves stricter setbacks for wind turbines
One official says action will essentially kill any prospect of future installations in the county
Friday, April 13, 2018
Target bringing 'small-format' store near Purdue, in West Lafayette Village area
Friday, April 13, 2018
Pendleton Town Council votes against establishing a riverfront district
Also passes resolution urging the Indiana Legislature to discuss gun safety and school funding during the upcoming special session
Friday, April 13, 2018
Purdue freezes tuition 7th year, means fees unchanged for rest of Daniels' contract
The move means Purdue tuition for in-state residents will remain at $9,992 annually
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Hoosier teacher salaries are about $4,000 less annually than national average, ISTA says
Alexandria superintendent calls state's current funding formula '...not just bad, it’s unsustainable'
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Kokomo Police Department updates hiring policy to increase diversity
Change could also lower spending, training time
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
State won't consider Logansport for Stellar Communities this year
Submission late and incomplete, agency says
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Pendleton senior named Indiana's outstanding Jobs for America's Graduates student
Monday, April 9, 2018
COMMENTARY: Without changes, fewer people will call Terre Haute 'home' by 2050
The state needs to invest more in rebuilding the urban cores of cities like Terre Haute, Muncie, Kokomo and Michigan City
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Medication-assisted treatment facility opens in Kokomo
CORE to treat opiate addiction with Suboxone, Vivitrol
Sunday, April 8, 2018
U.S. Surgeon General advises citizens to carry overdose antidote naloxone
The former Indiana State Health Commissioner announced his department’s first advisory in 13 years, citing the urgency of the opioid epidemic
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Purdue bidding to run Los Alamos nuclear labs, Mitch Daniels confirms
In a partnership with Bechtel National, a firm that has been part of a private consortium that includes the University of California that labs since 2006
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Workforce shuffled, structure 're-imagined' at St. Vincent Anderson
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Darlington Town Council takes aim at wind turbines
The new ordinance states a wind turbine noise level cannot exceed 38 decibels
Friday, April 6, 2018
Madison County raises bridge tax by 1 cent
Engineer: $3 million needed yearly to maintain its 220 bridges
Friday, April 6, 2018
CSX cited for blocked Anderson railroad crossing; city's fine can range from $50 to $500
Friday, April 6, 2018
Ivy Tech unveils $43 million construction plans for downtown Muncie, Cowan Road
The new structure will house the culinary arts program, including Chesterfield's Cafe and a chocolates laboratory
Thursday, April 5, 2018
High school students hope to give Logansport farmers market sign a facelift
Thursday, April 5, 2018
306 Riverfront District opens to residents as Kokomo plans downtown trail work
Developers expect about 70 percent of the residents to come from outside Howard County
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Logansport officials OK homebuyer assistance program
Initiative to offer financial and educational help
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
A new mission, a new inventory for Lafayette's perpetual garage sale
YWCA takes over the cluttered warehouse of the late Don Stein, a Lafayette businessman who wanted his warehouse to keep on helping once he was done
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Only 10 Indiana airports have ground-based air traffic controllers
Pilots communicate with others on radio frequencies
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Indianapolis-area home sales jump as inventories tighten, prices rise in February 2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
$105 million Purdue west plan passes first hurdle
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Year of controversy later, online Purdue Global goes live
400 Purdue employees take up offer for tuition-free degree through former Kaplan University
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
State approves 10,000-hog farm, Delaware County commissioners drop permit hold
Monday, April 2, 2018
SHAK Makerspace seeking innovators
Tour featuring ‘creative thinkers and doers’ to visit Kokomo
Monday, April 2, 2018
COMMENTARY: So what will happen when base rate of Indiana farmland falls?
Monday, April 2, 2018
Grant County courts launch pilot pretrial release program
Purpose is to create a more informed, evidenced-based reasoning for the release of an arrestee
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Hoosier population up, but Terre Haute numbers decline
Manufacturing expansions may help reverse local trend, official says
Sunday, April 1, 2018
'I need a miracle:' Howard County drug court can be godsend for many addicts
Since its founding in 2007, 92 people have participated with a little less than half of them — 45 to be exact — actually graduating
Sunday, April 1, 2018
Ball State OKs $18 million for parking garage project
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Small Hoosier community libraries are keeping afloat
And the struggle to keep open is constant
Saturday, March 31, 2018
Huntington County schools reorganize amid student population decline
Other districts in northeast Indiana face closing schools as number of pupils drops
Saturday, March 31, 2018
A $1 MILLION GIFT: IUK grad establishes new scholarship

Cody Neuenschwaner, Kokomo Tribune

A $1 million gift to Indiana University Kokomo from an alumna will fund a new sustainable scholarship fund for incoming freshmen on the Kokomo campus.

Saturday, March 31, 2018
New Indiana law could bolster women, minority business loans
Friday, March 30, 2018
James Clapper talks to students, community on international threats
Former intelligence director visits Anderson University
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Fayette County rated least healthy place in state, replacing Scott County
Hamilton County ranked the healthiest
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Potential Chinese tariff can be a gut punch to West Central Indiana soybean industry
Could lower prices by 20 percent, predicts long-time farmer
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
How steel and aluminum tariffs can affect Lafayette manufacturers
Area's economy ranks sixth in the nation in its reliance on exports, report says
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Unionizing of Howard County employees pitched commissioners
Carpenters union representative gives board sample legislation to organize workers
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
OPINION: Hoosier public schools need bolder action plans
Monday, March 26, 2018
Two manufacturers plan new plants in Whitestown, nearly 200 jobs
Monday, March 26, 2018
19 foreign firms contribute to Anderson's economic growth
Monday, March 26, 2018
$18.6 million invested in downtown Anderson housing in 2017
Monday, March 26, 2018
Ball State, Muncie no longer just 'loosely connected' since de-industrialization began in 1998
School says its ts presence in city adds more than 10,000 jobs, 42,000 people and $433 million of Gross Domestic Product (2016) to Delaware County
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The drug crisis' youngest victims: Opioid use affects babies before they're born
Sunday, March 25, 2018
The challenges of treating addiction includes shedding preconceived ideas
Drug counselors chronicle the process of helping people through recovery
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Low demand for milk and its byproducts squeezes Hoosier dairy producers
“You can’t put milk in a grain bin and go back and get it in a couple months”
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Score one for the kids: Say's firefly dubbed state insect
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Art of the Fieldhouse: What will become of Muncie Central's storied home?
'...historically, it’s a gym of the community,” says athletic director
Friday, March 23, 2018
Grant County Economic Growth Council pursues tax break program
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Peru mayor touts downtown progress in his annual State of the City
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Lagging high-rise growth in WL Village, $113 million proposed to prep Purdue's west plan
Purdue Research Foundation plans to invest into utilities to draw new commercial and residential development to its Discovery Park District
Thursday, March 22, 2018
IU joins other Big Ten schools to combat cyber security threats
Thursday, March 22, 2018
New school, Indiana Agriculture & Technology, helps grow future farmers
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Aspire Health of Indiana bard OKs needle exchange program for Madison County
Thursday, March 22, 2018
A population uptick: Madison County's small, one-year upward trend welcomed
Local officials hopeful upward 2017 trend will continue
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Southern Indiana group hosts first Japanese business conference
State has largest per-capita Japanese investment in US, is only state with 3 Japanese auto assembly plants
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Indiana advocates ask Congress to save EPA funding; Trump proposed $2.5 billion cut
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Central Indiana home builders have busiest February since 2006
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
EDITORIAL: Governor tries to clean up after state Legislature
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Hoosier legislators to return to Statehouse in May 2018; could last three days
Governor cites five issues upon which he wants them to focus
Tuesday, March 20, 2018






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


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