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City involvement in downtown Jeffersonville school petition process questioned
Mayor Mike Moore sees his support of a Court Avenue school as doing his job
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Discussions with state officials continue on proposed Midstate Corridor
Would ease traffic on U.S. 231 between I-64 and I-69 through Dubois, Martin and Spencer counties, organizers have said
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
East Chicago seeks to reinvent itself with better quality of life
Heeds residents requests in becoming greener, more playful place, with upgraded parks, marina
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Fort Wayne's Parkview Regional Medical Center adding 6-story building
The 168,000-square-foot medical tower will include 72 inpatient rooms on the top three floors
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
McCordsville citizens support redevelopment plans
“That’s the goal, develop a downtown that we don’t have,” town manager says
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
River Ridge Development Authority to donate 105 acres for new Jeffersonville park
Board also denies financial assistance for fire service
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
South Bend ride-share grants are utilized; program helps people get to work
First-of-its-kind pilot funded by a $100,000 grant from the Bloomberg Mayors Challenge
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Hoosier public schools work on reducing expulsions, suspensions
Focus turns toward changing behaviors, keeping academic pace
Monday, May 21, 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
OPINION: School referenda show the significance of local government
Recent examples reinforce the simple notions of loal governance
Monday, May 21, 2018
COMMENTARY: Stating your case to the state to control some local issues
Communities seeking food and beverage taxes must first convince Indiana Legislature
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
Two Indiana school districts approve personnel carrying firearms on campus
Jay School Corp. in Portland joins North White School Corp. in Monon in allowing trained personnel to carry guns
Sunday, May 20, 2018
South Shore fares to increase 5 percent beginning July 1, 2018
$100 million PTC system is being installed on South Shore cars and along the line
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Doubts eclipse support for $3.4 million Logansport solar park idea
Financial adviser provides several funding scenarios
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Fort Wayne included in hyperloop study between Pittsburgh and Chicago
FRA expecting study for project restoring passenger rail service from Columbus to Chicago at speeds of up to 110 miles per hour
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Wabash County reflects on state of the community
Saturday, May 19, 2018
IU study: In 2016, potential lost wages due to opioid misuse totaled $752 million
In the past 15 years, the number of opioid overdose deaths has cost Indiana $43.5 billion
Saturday, May 19, 2018
New organizations to help communities in five southern Indiana counties
“The purpose is the build working relationships between Crane and local government," says ED of Southern Indiana Development Commission
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Marion County declares hepatitis C epidemic, proposes syringe exchange
Health director blames much of increase of cases on the opioid addictions
Friday, May 18, 2018
New trail plan details NWI Region's Greenways and Blueways
Three-county area has  160 miles of trails and the variety of waterways that have been designated for recreational use
Friday, May 18, 2018
Valparaiso embraces dark fiber network as it eyes business growth
“Fiber is the new information highway so the more exits we have, the more connectivity, the better,” says CEO of NWI Forum
Friday, May 18, 2018
Environmental group, developer planning Mounds Greenway trailhead in Anderson
Project would both protect and enhance the White River waterway as well as bolster new and existing business, backers say
Friday, May 18, 2018
Promise kept: Courthouse clock tower, gone since WWII, returns in Crawfordsville
Sandy Lofland-Brown promised a dying James ‘Doc’ Kirtley she’d return a clock tower to the courthouse in downtown Crawfordsville. It took 22 years, but Thursday she delivered
Thursday, May 17, 2018
BSU takeover raises nearly $3 million for Muncie schools
Ball Brothers Foundation and the George and Frances Ball Foundation each have pledged $1 million in aid
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
EDITORIAL: LaPorte County creates template for battling opioid abuse
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Terre Haute mayor addresses finances, public safety, streets in State of City
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Montgomery County Courthouse clock tower to be assembled in parking lot
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
OPINION: Growth in the Midwest was always those who lived there
Factories came to Indiana because it possessed one truly great asset - people
Monday, May 14, 2018
The Big Picture: Creativity can boost literacy, other skills
At Meadows Elementary School in Terre Haute, the arts help kids learn

Sunday, May 13, 2018
If Ball State takes control of MCS, what happens to Muncie Fieldhouse?
University president Geoffrey Means: "...perhaps we can mobilize a community effort to restore it to its glory"
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Federal funds in place for railroad overpass project in Dunlap
Elkhart County roads to be widened to better accomodate buggy lanes
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Nickel Plate Trail to be extended through Peru
In March, crews installed a new $2 million pedestrian bridge over Indiana 931 connecting it to downtown Kokomo
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Study recommends changes, improvements for Rush County's EMS services
Saturday, May 12, 2018
South Bend City joins initiative to target lead poisoning in children
Lead-based paint in old homes has been a problem for decades
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Indiana General Assembly special session: Four critical bills, one day - May 14
They deal with state takeover of financially distressed schools systems, school safety funding and tax rules
Friday, May 11, 2018
Wayne County commissioners agree to extend syringe exchange
Thursday, May 10, 2018
New Albany-Floyd County library eliminates late fees
Several studies showed that overdue fines had little to no effect on how often readers returned books
Thursday, May 10, 2018
What's next for Hancock County? Referendum fails, but talks of new jail aren't over
Funding of facility is largely a decision for county council
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Groups protest detention of undocumented immigrants in Indiana's only ICE facility
20-year U.S. resident housed in Clay County is focus of event
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Southern Indiana needs additional broadband, says Purdue study
Found that although there are 26 providers in the region less than one-third were able to offer a full service
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Referendum financing Hancock County jail project fails by vote of 5,509 to 4,962
Officials could scale back $55 million plan to relieve overcrowding
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Moving forward: Voters approve $42.8 million in Anderson schools referendums
60 percent voting in favor of spending $41 million on facilities improvement plan
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Future in the making: Public contributes ideas to redoing Goshen's Main Street
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Decatur County commissioners discuss new jail to eliminate overcrowding
Will be based on the Adams County Jail design
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
New opioid treatment center opens its doors in Terre Haute
First of five new opioid treatment centers in Indiana to open its doors as authorized by Gov. Holcomb in 2017

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tippecanoe County needle exchange program found 35 people with hepatitis C in April
Monday, May 7, 2018
Bowen Center announces new Fort Wayne addiction recovery center
Monday, May 7, 2018
OPINION: Feds financing fantasies
Eye on the pie
Monday, May 7, 2018
IndyGo to receive $75 million for first phase of Red Line transit project, Carson says
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Opioid crisis: Knowing Narcan is half the battle
“It is not a substitute for medical care,” said Brooke Marshall, an addiction therapist at Oaklawn; “This is to buy us time”
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Evansville's new medical school gets big donation, another new name
William and Mary Stone gave $15 million
Friday, May 4, 2018
Downtown Indianapolis residents say INDOT north-split plan strictly about numbers
Quality-of-life or economic impacts not something that’s part of state agency's process, offical says
Friday, May 4, 2018
Indiana 211 partnership helps 100 in first month
Friday, May 4, 2018
Allen County study: 373 human service agencies bring in $722 million annually
The nonprofits have 11,174 employees who are paid more than $382 million in annual wages
Friday, May 4, 2018
Wells County Foundation makes its largest gift to courthouse plaza project
Friday, May 4, 2018
CORRECTING: Four years of frustration: End of I-69 construction comes too late for IU Bloomington seniors
Road in the area was orginally scheduled to be done Oct. 31, 2016
Friday, May 4, 2018
General Assembly special session: Testimony to be allowed on school bill
There will be 90 minutes for public testimony on May 7 on House Bill 1315
Friday, May 4, 2018
Porter County, Valparaiso police unveil plan to deputize home and business cameras in solving crimes
Thursday, May 3, 2018
More NWI schools provide police with building fobs to speed up emergency response times
"We proposed (to the schools) that we need to have immediate access to every entry point that they have," say Crown Point police chief
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Duke Energy responds to HEC's concern about water quality near coal ash sites
The utility’s closure plan “will help protect and improve groundwater quality,” company spokewoman says
Thursday, May 3, 2018
South Bend group turns to art, petition to urge downtown South Shore station
Want to move from current South Bend International Airport
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Scout Clean Energy outlines plan for 52-turbine wind farm in Jay County
Opponents make their voices heard at open house
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Lake Station to install ADA-accessible kayak, canoe launch
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Northwest Indiana must confront troubling healthcare statistics, forum panel says
State’s opioid crisis was deeply impacting an already strained social service and foster care system, says IYI vice president
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
La Porte County sees spike in emergency detention transports to non-local mental health facilities
To as far away as Terre Haute and Evansville
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
HIV cases down, but stigma remains in Scott County
Majority of cases can be linked to drug abuse
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Bloomington to break ground today on sprawling urban playground
City has crafted master plans from community suggestions and come out the other side with a park that balances active and passive recreation
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Indiana 265 in Clark County becomes part of Ohio River Scenic Byway
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Howard County Systems of Care opens to outpouring of requests, say officials
Program is most comprehensive approach yet to drug epidemic
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Rush County economic development leaders discuss jobs and training center
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Final plans for Elkhart's River District unveiled
Mayor believes it will be a “game-changer” by addressing the city’s need for housing
Monday, April 30, 2018
INDOT: No major work this summer on I-70 between Illinois line and Indianapolis
First time in 10 years the 70-mile stretch of roadway will be free of significant work; 10 fatal accidents in area in 2017, many in construction zones
Monday, April 30, 2018
Northwest Indiana schools praise 'proactive' state lead testing program
Monday, April 30, 2018
Embracing the new norm: NWI districts ask voters to approve additional funding
There have been 164 referendums in the state over the past 10 years since the law was passed in 2008; nearly 60 percent have passed
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Infosys exec downplays Trump economy as reason for U.S. expansion
Company president said was impressed by Indiana’s large network of quality colleges and universities and wanted to be closer to clients
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Mayor Fadness seeks to bring farm experience to Fishers
A majority of the land—32 acres—will be used to grow produce, some of which will be donated to feed hungry central Indiana families
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Finally, Interstate 65 gets new lanes in Tippecanoe County
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Consulting firm unveils new plan for $55 million Hancock County Jail
Residents will vote on a referendum on May 8 asking if the county can increase property taxes to help pay for the project
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Downtown Fort Wayne garage to get 2 more floors; CIB also eyes lots by Grand Wayne
Friday, April 27, 2018
New Castle moves forward with major changes for it's downtown
Friday, April 27, 2018
Indianapolis mayor explores shopping City-County Building, other downtown properties
City officials estimate that at least half of the 734,447-square-foot City-County Building will be vacant when $572 million criminal justice center is finished in late 2021
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Before landing Infosys, airport authority passed on several proposals
Thursday, April 26, 2018
State, Indianapolis offer more than $100 million in incentives to Infosys
Pay scale for the jobs would be between $66,000 and $120,000, source says
Thursday, April 26, 2018
NWI Forum wants public input on Region's future
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Dunkirk adopts bicycle and pedestrian master plan
Thursday, April 26, 2018
More than $240 million sought for nine buildings at public Indiana universities
Includes $90 million construction of a new dorm for STEM students at Ball State University
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Hoosier Environmental Council cautions against proposed changes to EPA coal ash rule
Coal Combustion Residual Rule that EPA established in 2015 requires utilities to check groundwater under coal ash sites and issue public report
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Grant County unveils countywide event scheduling website
It aims to gather all local event information in one online space
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
River Ridge Commerce Center in Clark County is host to more than 50 companies
Just 20 percent of the land in the 6,000-acre park has been sold
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Spencer County residents seek more info on proposed coal-to-diesel plant for Dale
Speakers presented their understanding of the $2.5 billion plant’s specifics; health, environmental and economic impacts; and the water issues
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
As high speed fiber project wraps up, Huntingburg considers downtown free wifi
The project, which started in 2016, was done in three phases ahead of schedule and for less than $3 million
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Climate change may deteriorate infrastructure, says BSU graduate program director
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Indiana Gaming Commission approves Horseshoe's $85 million inland casino plans
Will have a “modern feel” with outdoor balconies and windows designed to let in natural light
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Dubois County discusses financing of Midstate Corridor
Four-lane, limited-access highway would run north from Owensboro, Kentucky, go around Huntingburg and Jasper and continue north to connect to I-69
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Two Hancock County groups selected as Stellar Community finalists
Being selected means they are eligible for up to $15 million in funding from several different state agencies
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Two Hancock County groups selected as Stellar Community finalists
Being selected means they are eligible for up to $15 million in funding from several different state agencies
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Monday, April 23, 2018






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