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Purdue extends tuition freeze 8th year, will give $500 bonus to staff
President Mitch Daniels says tuition freeze will go through 2020-21; bonus will go to staff making $75K or less
Monday, February 18, 2019
Mounds Greenway supporters starting land acquisition for Anderson to Muncie trail
No timeline for construction or financing
Monday, February 18, 2019
'Crown'-ing achievements made by fork lift manufacturer since 2011 move to New Castle
Workforce has grown from 35 to more than 300
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Peru ministry restoring historic building to use as thrift store
St. Vincent de Paul seeking $150,000 to help restore downtown American Legion facility
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Logansport combined wastewater/stormwater drainage project to begin
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Project Swaddle tackles infant mortality by serving rural mothers
Franciscan Health's program has conducted 300 home visits for mothers in rural areas with high-risk pregnancies.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Tippecanoe County commissioner asks for ordinance to ban wind farms
Area Plan Commission Director Sally Fahey says turbines not needed for any local economic boost
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Purdue accused of retaliation for sexual assault claims, women argue it's campus 'policy'
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Russiaville tax business denies service to local gay couple, citing religion
Denying a gay couple service is perfectly legal in parts of Indiana that haven’t passed ordinances specifically protecting people who are LGBT
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Northeast Indiana Partnership unveils 'Make It Your Own' brand to attract talent
CEO says strong brand awareness is key to area remaining competitive in the global marketplace and will encourage residents to embrace feelings of pride for their home and share it with others
Friday, February 15, 2019
EDITORIAL: 'Dangerous health threat'
Friday, February 15, 2019
Statewide hepatitis: A outbreak reaches the Delaware County jail
Thursday, February 14, 2019
'F'-rated Muncie schools get federal aid
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Logansport Re-Imagined kicks off speaker series in looking at downtown improvements
Improving city center identified as one of the top three quality-of-life items critical to making xommunity an attractive place to live
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Big chunks taken out of 'eyesore' I-65 hotel that hasn't booked guests since 2003
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Purdue research team develops process to convert plastic into fuel
Claims it can convert more than 90 percent of polyolefin waste into many different products, including pure polymers, naphtha, fuels or monomer
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Anderson starts internship program 160-hour course for skilled labor on April 1
City giving $120,000 for program
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Major changes coming to Pendleton Interstate 69 exit 219
Monday, February 11, 2019
Hoosier State train route could derail without state cash
The line’s ridership is the smallest of Amtrak’s state-supported routes, and its ridership has declined over the past five years
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Longtime legal battle over Miami County dams heading to Marion County
Owners of six deteriorating dams hope to avoid paying for expensive repairs
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Purdue's Union Club Hotel closing for $35 million renovation
Friday, February 8, 2019
Henry County legislator helping local officials look at a regional jail
Several counties would help finance such a facility, but it could be run by private company
Friday, February 8, 2019
EDITORIAL: It's time for a 'real' ban
Friday, February 8, 2019
Living Well to launch transportation initiative in Wabash County by summer
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Clinton County Area Plan Commission reports its 2018 growth
Thursday, February 7, 2019
It's a nightmare on I-69 in Madison County: Fog, potholes create havoc for drivers
Because the area along I-69 near Anderson is under contract for widening – it’s up to that contract holder, and not IDEM, to fix any potholes
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Purdue strikes deal between Online Writing Lab, educational tools company
Deal would be worth “upwards of seven figures” to Purdue, says director of Purdue Writing Lab
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Indiana Invasives Initiative specialist added in Wayne County for 12 counties
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Plastic straw ban? Not quite, as West Lafayette pushes restaurants to cut back
City measure calls on restaurants to cut back on use of plastic straws and other utensils
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Opioid problems increasing in White County
Had a higher rate of opioid deaths in 2018 than its neighboring counties
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Researchers: Cold snaps are likely new normal as climate change disrupts weather patterns
“I’ve been making that argument that winter is shortening, but you’re getting these more intensive periods in that shorter winter," climatolist says
Monday, February 4, 2019
Research explains how cities like Terre Haute may see more automated jobs than other places
Indiana tops the list in its percentage of jobs with automation potential according to Brookings study
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Schneider Electric announces closure of Peru facility by the end of 2019
Plant is one of largest employers in the city with over 300 workers
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Renewable energy: New wind farms coming to four northwestern Indiana counties
NIPSCO and several partner companies are planning almost 300 more turbines in White, Montgomery, Benton and Warren counties
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Congressman Greg Pence still bypassing the press
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Gaither Center, restaurant to close in Alexandria; Bill and Gloria want to spend more time with family
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Indiana legislators, industry experts bet on successful sports betting law
Senate Bill 552 would also move one Gary license to Vigo County, allow bets to be made on mobile devices and allow live table games at racinos this year
Friday, February 1, 2019
Cardinal Greenway to join 4,000-mile trail the runs from coast-to-coast
It is the longest trail in Indiana with about 63 miles of the trail altogether
Friday, February 1, 2019
Finances may force Henry County to wait until 2020 to join regional planning group
“Basically, if we weren’t $700,000 borrowing from two different funds and weren’t talking about deficits here, I think this would be an extraordinary good investment for the future.”
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Elder care could be focus of 2019 summer study by an Indiana legislative committee
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Indiana public broadcast stations adding staff, expanding news programming
News gathering and reporting will ramp up over the next several months, IPB officials said, thanks to grants
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Bipartisan CAFO reform proposed in Indiana House
“I think part of the problem is that with IDEM, their regulations now I don't think are strong enough or clear enough,” said Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Hemp is legal; Can I grow it in Indiana? It isn't easy to be allowed to do it
Growers will need to purchase seeds certified by the Office of Indiana State Chemist, but good luck finding them
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
OPINION: Local newspapers are key in reporting corruption
Study finds that the closure of a local newspaper leads to higher costs of local government borrowing
Monday, January 28, 2019
Purdue's Mitch Daniels bemoans campus civics illiteracy, calls for test to graduate
Wants faculty to help come up with a graduation requirement on the American system
Monday, January 28, 2019
Purdue athletic department tops $100 million in revenue for first time in 2017-18
Monday, January 28, 2019
Anderson Elementary sets aside playroom to encourage good behavior
Monday, January 28, 2019
Madison County reports 20 hepatitis A cases so far in January 2019
Saturday, January 26, 2019
Elwood-area residents cite frustration with government not following county plan
They say elected officials have to implement comprehensive plan proposals
Friday, January 25, 2019
Public Access Counselor rules city of Anderson didn't violate open records law
Friday, January 25, 2019
Blackford County gets industrial zone to go with Opportunity Zone
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Delaware County adopts industrial-livestock farm regulations
The ordinance effectively bans manure lagoons
Thursday, January 24, 2019
State won't withhold Anderson bridge funds after official gets required certification
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Tipmont REMC promises economic growth in rural Indiana through broadband internet
Purdue study says higher speeds provide benefits to  telemedicine, education, business investment, consumer savings and farm income changes
Thursday, January 24, 2019
2% restaurant tax in Greater Lafayette dead on arrival at Statehouse ... for now
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Howard County sees sharp decline in overdose deaths in 2018
Despite 25 percent decrease in drug fatalities, last year was still 3rd deadliest year on record
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Government shutdown forces Kokomo library to cancel event
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Student advice may drive Indiana school safety legislative efforts
Indiana focusing on mental health services
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Local partnership acquires chain of 31 central Indiana liquor stores
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Recent report claims 90 percent of American colleges restrict freedom of speech
"Private institutions are within their rights to limit speech, and that's something protected by law," says Indiana Wesyleyn dean of students
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Dukes Foundation extends Miami County YMCA matching grant deadline
Just $973,000 left to raise to reach final campaign goal of $13.1 million
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Gender-neutral locker room? West Lafayette tries selling idea for new rec center
Mayor floats plans for private rooms around common locker room in city's $34 million facility
Monday, January 21, 2019
Rape by fraud? 2 bills look to fix an Indiana loophole that let one Purdue student go free
The acquittal of a Purdue student who admitted he had sex with a freshman who thought he was her boyfriend sparked outrage a year ago
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Migration boosts northeast Indiana area population, says moving company data
Sunday, January 20, 2019
EDITORIAL: State must reward teachers without hurting support staff
Sunday, January 20, 2019
Madison County food summit promotes local sustainability
Locally 6,500 children and 5,300 senior citizens receive federal food stamp benefits at an annual cost of $35 million, says keynote speaker
Sunday, January 20, 2019






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