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Mitch Daniels, Purdue thinking big after losing Los Alamos bid
A week after coming up short, university sees dividends just for trying
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Ideas about fatherhood are changing, according to recent study
Finds that more men want to take on nurturing, engaged roles as parents
Sunday, June 17, 2018
Madison County to start vaccinating for hepatitis A
State providing doses for high risk population
Sunday, June 17, 2018
$35 million Donaldson expansion in the works in Frankfort
Could mean an additional 84 jobs
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Turbulent times for wind opponents in Henry County
“There were 19 things they complained about that we changed,” commissioner says
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Ball State University wants your 'big ideas'
Friday, June 15, 2018
Logansport pet food plant planning $15 million expansion, 15 more jobs
Friday, June 15, 2018
Trustees outline IU budget for next year
Full board to vote on $3.7 billion proposal
Friday, June 15, 2018
NTK tax abatements on $96 million project approved by Anderson City Council
Friday, June 15, 2018
Wabash City Council uneasy on smoking ban proposal
But North Manchester ready to adopt strict smoke-free ordinance for its citizens
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Tippecanoe County Council says slow down as it mulls opioid crisis tax
Many county and city officials have asked for the tax, saying they had to hire more law enforcement officers and expand jail and courts
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
COMMENTARY: Developing healthier habits in children
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
'Is plastic okay?' Some Local Hoosier officials say think twice
A recent news story of a pilot whale dying after consuming 17 pounds of plastic waste hit the internet, with photos of the over 80 plastic bags cut out of the whale's stomach
Saturday, June 9, 2018
BSU considers $388 million general fund budget for 2018-19, a $16 million increase
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Rural Policy Research Institute demographer: Immigrants creating jobs
Researcher, economic development experts say international migration key to Hoosier job gains
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Housing development for homeless families planned for Kokomo and 4 area counties
Drug abuse, mental health services to be available at potential development
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Purdue loses $25 billion bid to run Los Alamos National Laboratory
Business goes to a team including the University of California and Texas A&M
Friday, June 8, 2018
Snavely expanding, creating 20 new jobs in Peru
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Delaware County jail project moves forward with building purchase
Pay $2.9 million for former site of Wilson Middle School
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Developer would turn part of mall in Marion into school for veterans
Pilot project also would have housing for them
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Educators discuss teacher shortages, STEM with State Supt. Jennifer McCormick
Like many states, Indiana has a teacher shortage
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
City of Marion sells downtown building across from Grant County Courthouse
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Family of 1930 Marion lynching victims oppose memorial
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Madison County approves relaunch of its needle exchange program
Contract with Aspire Indiana to run it through June 5, 2020
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Federal bill pegs Grissom Air Reserve Base for $21.5 million in projects
New aerial port would support new squadron
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Madison County to consider new new needle exchange program
Aspire Indiana seeking to run local program
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Drugs and alcohol are 'a growing plague on our country,' says Fayette County sheriff
“The keys (to help solve such problems) will be rebuilding collaboration, community and connection,” says state director for USDA rural development
Monday, June 4, 2018
Hicks study: Jail move from downtown Muncie would mean 'significant damages'
A potential jail consultant earlier said it might cost up to $50 million to build a 500-bed jail
Monday, June 4, 2018
Harsh winter means no peaches, cherries or plums for Tippecanoe County growers
"Peaches, like most fruit crops, produce buds a year before, which means they have to survive the winter in order to produce a crop," says Purdue's Peter Hirt
Monday, June 4, 2018
Marion VA Medical Center suffers staff shortages says internal documents
Lacks psychiatric staffing on weekends, creating an ongoing danger for its patients
Sunday, June 3, 2018
Sex trafficking of juveniles in Indiana sees an increase
Majority of sex trafficking of minors is familial; caregivers and immediate family sell their children or pimp them out in exchange for money or drugs
Saturday, June 2, 2018
New Indiana law on DNA testing is solving previously cold cases
Database usage by police has resulted in at least one arrest in Cass County
Friday, June 1, 2018
Battle Ground has enough, sues to bring down eyesore hotel along I-65
Friday, June 1, 2018
New Castle Main Street group building a case for The Castle
Historical Artcraft Theatre in Franklin serves as an example
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Kokomo experiences population bump in Census Bureau release, but will it go on?
Significant decline could be on horizon, say experts
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Fully charged: Logansport hospital gets electric vehicle charging station
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Ivy Tech, Anderson House Authority to offer cost-free education Participants must meet income criteria
Participants must meet income criteria; some will get tablets and  “hot spots” for internet access
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Stigma, awareness still play role in whether pharmacies dispense Narcan
Only one in four Hoosier pharmacists have provided medication
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Many Hoosier students say they rarely discuss global war on terrorism
Although they are a generation born into war, many young people say the 6,952 U.S. armed services casualties feel far away
Monday, May 28, 2018
Forensic audit of Muncie schools in progress
"My feeling is the more we learn about what precipitated the current financial crisis the better," said Sen. Tim Lanane, D-Anderson
Saturday, May 26, 2018
COMMENTARY: Is Purdue ready to run Los Alamos National Laboratory?
Mitch Daniels, Purdue trustees remain quiet about bid for a $22 billion contract to run the birthplace of the atomic bomb
Saturday, May 26, 2018
More wins for New Castle RDC's 'game-changer' project in the downtown
Friday, May 25, 2018
Miles and miles of sales: Annual historic National Road Sale in 15th year
Sale which began along a stretch of U.S. Highway 40 between Knightstown and Richmond, now stretches from Baltimore to St. Louis
Friday, May 25, 2018
Sheriff: Naloxone has saved 19 lives so far in 2018 in Huntington County
Stoffel said he feels the number of overdoses are beginning to slow down thanks to public education about the dangers of heroin
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Purdue celebrates the arrival of Keating Supercars USA showroom
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Report says tourism generated $51 million in 2016 in Wabash County
Thursday, May 24, 2018
MSD of Wabash County hears hears tax study results of possible consolidation

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Caterpillar to bring 125 new jobs to Lafayette with average wage rate of $27.95
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Frankton takes steps to put comprehensive plan in motion
Quality schools, utilities revenue cited as attributes
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
ITEP meant to give students jump-start on skilled trades career in Kokomo
Skills gap, lack of women in manufacturing focal points of Ivy Tech, Fiat Chrysler program
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Proposed Cass County wind project contracts released by commissioners
Would add over $100 million to the county's assessed value while decreasing residents' tax rates
Monday, May 21, 2018
Tippecanoe County looks at expanding its jail
The plan is to prepare facility for 2040, and possibly beyond
Monday, May 21, 2018
Fewer teens looking for work: Rising minimum wages may be pushing them out
Parental emphasis on the rewards of education has contributed to the decline in teen labor force participation
Monday, May 21, 2018
OPINION: School referenda show the significance of local government
Recent examples reinforce the simple notions of loal governance
Monday, May 21, 2018
More than 50 percent of men work two jobs at some point, Ball State study finds
Report: Moonlighting is more likely to be a detriment to a worker's family than to their productivity
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Fallout shelters today: Blasts from the past
Signs, crumbling sites all that remain of Cold War relics
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Doubts eclipse support for $3.4 million Logansport solar park idea
Financial adviser provides several funding scenarios
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Wabash County reflects on state of the community
Saturday, May 19, 2018






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