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Muncie's former BorgWarner plant sold, most to be demolished
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Will the $120 million State Street project make West Lafayette a hip city?
City's development director  wants to attract more eclectic places that will make for a more unique downtown experience
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Feds tell CSX: Stop delaying Amtrak's trains and fix your problems
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Revamping the State Theatre in Anderson
Entrepreneurs plan to bring new life to historic entertainment venue
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Indianapolis author to lead street art discussion, workshop at Kokomo library
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hoosier state attracting growing aerospace manufacturing
Monday, August 14, 2017
Hoosier entrepreneur hovers toward success
Purdue grad working with IU alum Mark Cuban on new hover board
Monday, August 14, 2017
Job, business growth faces a catch-22 situation in Grant County
Businesses searching for a better-skilled workforce
Monday, August 14, 2017
Cass County's four school corporations spending money to keep, attract students
As district funding has changed, they have spent more in marketing dollars
Monday, August 14, 2017
Delphi is changed by the killing of its two teenagers
"The one upside of a tragedy is that it seems to bring people together," Carroll County resident says
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Tipton City Council closes alley for public project
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Indiana Commission on Higher Education gives approval for Purdue's NewU
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Local government, healthcare join forces on addiction in Wabash County
New committee will examine treatment access, post-incarceration issues
Sunday, August 13, 2017
EDITORIAL: Attracting millennials could be the boost downtown needs
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Elwood puts focus on cleaning up unkempt yards
Council passes measures that tackle neglected rentals, abandoned properties
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Koenig dealerships in four Hoosier communities purchased by Redline
Friday, August 11, 2017
Miami County Economic Development Authority says no to 'J-turns' on U.S. 31
Friday, August 11, 2017
Boone County Council considers needle exchange
Pubic health nurse said her research did not find evidence that a needle exchange leads to an increase in the drug user population
Friday, August 11, 2017
EDITORIAL: Needle exchange programs need funding
Friday, August 11, 2017
New Peru outreach provides down-and-out residents with free bikes
Volunteers fix up, give away abandoned or stolen bicycles to those without a car
Friday, August 11, 2017
This road trip across Indiana is designed to open eyes to careers
Three young Hoosier adults will meet with prospective employers around the state
Thursday, August 10, 2017
What's next for Madison County needle exchange program?
Commissioner says County Council overstepped authority
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Monroe County turned to nonprofit agency for help to run needle exchange program
Sheriff concerned about needles being found in community
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Elwood explores criteria and a fee for tax abatement applicants
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Mayor sees millennials as key to the future of downtown Anderson
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Madison County Council votes 5-2 to end needle exchange program
Ordinance prohibits use of county funds or donations
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Rallies face new rules at Tippecanoe County Courthouse
Federal judges scrapped a 1999 policy that allowed county to pick and choose who could hold events at the courthouse
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Lafayette and County Commissioners approve Airbnb ordinance
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Three major construction projects bring unprecedented growth to Russiaville
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Visitors respond as Banksy artwork is unveiled at downtown Kokomo library
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Another Kokomo first: Banksy artwork, owner arrive at library
The work was created on the side of a bed and breakfast in San Francisco
Sunday, August 6, 2017
A tale of two cities: Why Lafayette needs an Airbnb ordinance and WL may not
The new amendment primarily targets unoccupied guest homes that are used as transient rentals
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Purdue's building a new, $35 million equine hospital
"Some of the buildings we're occupying are 100 years old," said Willie Reed, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine
Saturday, August 5, 2017
COMMENTARY: What's really happening to Affordable Care Act
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Muncie bus woes raise questions for Monroe County Community Schools
Local schools will do ‘dry runs’ to make sure no problems arise with new transportation contractor
Friday, August 4, 2017
Drug education, treatment go to top of priority list in Madison County
Friday, August 4, 2017
Porter County testing out "green" sealant in hopes of extending roads' lifespan
Biorestor, a sealant and rejuvenator, works by permeating the asphalt and combating cracking and disintegration, owner says
Friday, August 4, 2017
Madison County needle program modified to true "one-for-one" exchange
Health board agreed to return the “cooker” to the kits being distributed
Friday, August 4, 2017
New certificate encourages Miami County students to develop job skills
High school seniors who complete program guaranteed job interviews at 10 companies
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Gov. Holcomb discusses Sunday alcohol ban, drug epidemic
“To me it’s an issue of caring for people, and making sure they’re getting the treatment they need," he says of opioid treatment plans
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Marion grapples with tax abatements
Councilwoman claims in 2017 they are costing city $3.1 million
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Amtrak's Indianapolis-bound Hoosier State train was on time only one in three trips
Delays caused almost exclusively by freight-train interference and dispatching decisions that de-prioritize passenger trains, official says
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Peru VA clinic set for major expansion project next year for more healthcare services
Kokomo also being considered to house some kind of VA facility
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Madison County home sale prices up 29 percent through first 6 months of2017
Monday, July 31, 2017
Massive facility for up to 500 children planned in Lapel
Giving Hope Center would assist families of kids with special needs
Monday, July 31, 2017
Is Lafayette's addiction crisis too big to fix?
In 2014, Tippecanoe and surrounding counties were designated mental health professional shortage areas
Monday, July 31, 2017
With closure of J.C. Penney, Logansport Mall enters its twilight -- only 2 stores
Monday, July 31, 2017
Corn still king, but not for long
Purdue economist expects soybeans to be planted in more acres than corn in 2018 because of China demand
Monday, July 31, 2017
Peru VA clinic workers fired following investigation
Area vets outraged by terminations; official calls fired workers VA "scapegoats"
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Details emerge about proposed downtown Kokomo hotel and conference center project
125 guestrooms are proposed within the hotel; conference center would encompass 12,000 square feet
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Centennial neighborhood's big-money bet on itself pays off in Lafayette effort
A group of residents loved their near-downtown neighborhood so much they were willing to gamble their personal savings to bring in more homeowners -- and it worked
Sunday, July 30, 2017
Logansport's Cass Plaza getting $3.6 million in bond, tax credits
Saturday, July 29, 2017
West Lafayette has a $50 million plan to improve its parks and trails
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Tippecanoe County court's clogged docket just another sign of opioid addiction
Prosecutor sees low-level felony drug charges for spice, heroin and other opioids as only contributing to the addiction problem, not helping
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Indiana Michigan Power wants to upgrade poles, wiring and increase rates
Friday, July 28, 2017
EDITORIAL: School boards must value transparency
Friday, July 28, 2017
Anderson battery company gets $1.7 million military contract for Utah base
Friday, July 28, 2017
Property tax caps cost Madison County entities $38.7 million
Anderson, Anderson Community Schools hit the hardest
Friday, July 28, 2017
Muncie Community Schools hires 40 teachers week before 2017-18 year starts
According to Muncie Teachers Association President Pat Kennedy, 140 of the 408 teachers at MCS quit or retired in 2016-17
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bloomington spring commencement costs nearly topped $1 million for IU
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Autopsies because of drug overdoses lead to budget woes for Wabash County coroner
Sheriff asks for more money because  of housing inmates outside of local jail
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Younger generations volunteer but turn away from traditional organizations
Monday, July 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: 'Let it fail' not a plan
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Russiaville's Tri-County Travel Trailers to see large expansion project
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Officials hope new 15-year comprehensive plan will take Kokomo in right direction
To "create a genuine, urbanized, and unique identity for Downtown Kokomo that attracts visitors and residents with walkability, density, and diversity”
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Indiana family farms losing children's interest
Are demands of farming pushing young people into other careers?
Sunday, July 23, 2017
BSU OKs plan for $140 million dorm/dining project, replacing Lafollette Complex
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Answer to their prayers: Faith at the forefront to start public meetings
Most governmental bodies in Madison County follow up the Pledge of Allegiance with some type of meditative moment
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Greater Lafayette key to attracting aerospace industry to Indiana
In 2016 Indiana was ranked as the sixth most attractive state for aerospace companies
Friday, July 21, 2017
IU: 54 cases allege sexual misconduct by employees
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis had the largest number of sexual misconduct reports among IU campuses with 23
Friday, July 21, 2017
Madison County Commissioners vote to raise bridge fund levy by one cent in 2018
County engineer estimates $3 million to $4 million needs to be spent on its 217 bridges annually
Friday, July 21, 2017
Indiana sheriffs to be surveyed on jail overcrowding
In 2015, the legislature approved plans to divert low-level criminals from prisons to county jails
Thursday, July 20, 2017
West Lafayette's north end is getting an indoor recreation and aquatics center
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Grant County group starts local online TV station
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Frankfort mayor reveals renderings for Prairie Creek Park
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Indiana Department of Education begins search for ILEARN administrator
Many local educators are both hopeful and apprehensive regarding final design of new tests
Thursday, July 20, 2017






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