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It's official: State takes over I-69 Section 5 project Bloomington-Martinsville
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Hoosier entrepreneur hovers toward success
Purdue grad working with IU alum Mark Cuban on new hover board
Monday, August 14, 2017
Daviess County hopes 5-year plan converts some 700 miles of grave to pavement
Sunday, August 13, 2017
IU trustees approve design of new hospital, health sciences building
The design calls for one unified building, with 620,000 square feet dedicated to the hospital and 115,000 square feet for the academic portion.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Southern Indiana Development Commission outlines its 2018 goals for five counties
One is to retain or replace jobs lost from the downturn of the mining industry
Saturday, August 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Attracting millennials could be the boost downtown needs
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Goshen RDC asked to help fund downtown improvement plans
Friday, August 11, 2017
Miami County Economic Development Authority says no to 'J-turns' on U.S. 31
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
Overcrowding: Hancock County inmates being sent to LaGrange County Jail
Officials say it's cheaper to transport as many as 40 offenders north rather than renovate storage room for $300,000
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bus woes mark first day of classes at Monroe County Community Schools
Auxilio Services, the new corporate bus fleet employed by the district, filled only 18 of its 42 routes
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Woman's death is 9th on deadly I-70 stretch between state line and Hendricks County
Expansion to three lanes, east and west, the potential solution?
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
No front-runner among final I-69 routes between Evansville and Henderson, Ky.
But twin bridges' age a factor, officials say; they were built in 1932 and 1965
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Ramp reroute: Officials close Greenfield eastbound I-70 entrance after spike in accidents
The ramp likely won’t reopen until early fall after construction crews finish rehabilitating a pair of bridges over Brandywine Creek
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
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
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
Fort Wayne City Council OKs expansion of economic area
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
Great Lakes Basin, which hopes to start a freight railroad, responds to opponents
Six groups hope to block 271-mile Chicago bypass
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Evansville-area residents sound off on three remaining I-69 bridge routes
Tolls appear likely to be part of the bridge’s funding picture, but no decisions have been reached on how that would work
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
County roads, bridges a nightmare for some Hoosier farmers
"In some cases, they can travel 10 miles out of their way just to try and navigate around a bridge or obstacle,” say Indiana Farm Bureau VP
Monday, July 31, 2017
South Shore ready to seek federal money for extension to Dyer and double-tracking
West Lake would be the commuter railroad's first expansion in more than a century
Sunday, July 30, 2017
West Lafayette has a $50 million plan to improve its parks and trails
Saturday, July 29, 2017
EDITORIAL: Welcome crackdown on I-70
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Bloomington spring commencement costs nearly topped $1 million for IU
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Gary looks to establish a port authority
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Indiana State Police put I-70 work zone safety efforts in overdrive
Putnamville-based troopers aim to 'prevent another tragedy,' spokesman says
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Evansville reports busiest month of usage in 10 years
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
No longer a 'quiet zone:' Train whistles howling again on South Bend's east side
Grand Trunk brings back train horns due to safety concerns
Tuesday, July 25, 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 road funding a boost for South Bend-area contractors
Sudden surge in investment bound to put additional pressure on what is already a tight local labor market
Sunday, July 23, 2017
Terre Haute cops will amp up Interstate 70 presence to help prevent crashes
Police chief says too much distracted driving, too many deaths
Saturday, July 22, 2017
EDITORIAL: Garnish needed to entice new residents for Northwest Indiana
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Morgan County to see over $286 million in road construction over 5 years
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
Mayor: Huntingburg's future must extend beyond Stellar Communities program
“By the end of 2018, we will have a new railroad overpass, a new downtown park and an enhanced downtown historic district, just to name a few”
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
INDOT to spend $15 million on Perry County roads, bridges over next five years
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Gibson County seeks TIF revenue for $1.25 million Toyota project
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Limebike records 2,500 first-week rides in South Bend
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
RiverLink call times decrease while tolled bridge crossings increase in second quarter
Still has a bit to go before it reaches its projection of 110,000 daily crossings by the end of 2018
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Ridge Run Trail project i Middlebury is now complete
Monday, July 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Three lessons from the I-69 fiasco
Monday, July 17, 2017
Roads plan includes $65 million for Clinton County
Monday, July 17, 2017






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