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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
Genetically-engineered-salmon farm in Delaware County awaits eggs
Its advantage is it reaches market size (about 5 kilograms, or 11 pounds) almost twice as fast as non-engineered Atlantic salmon
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
Taylor University students take on press censorship and get national coverage
Half of student editors at Christian universities said it would be fair to say their publication is censored, survey says
Thursday, May 17, 2018
When administered properly, fentanyl can be safe, doctor says
Thursday, May 17, 2018
After Supreme Court decision on betting, it's up to states to legalize
Caesars is in position in Indiana to benefit
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
Indiana GOP supermajority passes bills during 2018 special legislative session
Legislation to provide $40 million for school safety
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Frankton Town Council OKs 20-year comprehensive plan
Provisions establish way for town to pursue grants 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Indiana House, Senate OK Ball State takeover of Muncie schools
University will appoint a newly created seven-member school board to replace the current elected five-member school board
Monday, May 14, 2018
Holcomb's Israel trip brings hopes for collaboration on agriculture, medicine, business
Announced plans to host the inaugural Cybertech Midwest event in Indiana this fall
Monday, May 14, 2018
Can you get out? New escape room adventure opens in Peru's former high school
Welcome to Streaper’s Escape Adventures, where parts of that story are fiction, but parts of it are very real – namely, the part where you escape from a bathroom
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
Indiana listed as model for teacher pay by National Council on Teacher Quality
The NTCQ would like to see state require evidence of effectiveness as a part of the teacher licensing policy
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
56 reports allege sexual misconduct by IU employees
Friday, May 11, 2018
Anderson city ordinance protecting dogs in abandoned homes is approved
Friday, May 11, 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
Taxpayers approve $19.3 million in bonds for Alexandria schools
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
SIA rolls out first Subaru Ascent at Lafayette plant
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Indiana House legislative council approves school takeover bill
Muncie schools likely to be governed by BSU-appointed board
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Infosys using Indianapolis as platform for new strategy, company officials say
Some observers skeptical India-based firm can deliver on its promises it made to city and state
Monday, May 7, 2018
Delaware County commissioners allow time for CAFO restrictions
Monday, May 7, 2018
Muncie Community Schools governance debate resumes before legislative panel
Hear testimony for and against a Ball State University takeover of the district
Monday, May 7, 2018
Spreading Soybeans: 2018 crop shaping up to be state's largest on record
Hoosier farmers expected to plant them in 6.1 million acres, 150,000 more than last year
Monday, May 7, 2018
Tippecanoe County needle exchange program found 35 people with hepatitis C in April
Monday, May 7, 2018
Madison County sheriff says criminals rarely comply with gun buyback programs
Scott Mellinger: They 'might be somewhat ... effective'
Monday, May 7, 2018
City to remove eyesores for Muncie gateway, riverfront project
Friday, May 4, 2018
Gasoline prices stay high, expected to stand still through summer
Friday, May 4, 2018
Fall 2018 Purdue's record freshmen class way bigger than campus expected
Will test the limits of campus housing
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
Japanese and Indiana officials discuss training and retaining workers
With a low unemployment rate, Indiana now has a problem not of creating, but of filling jobs
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Inmates at New Castle Correctional Facility develop work ethic, help Henry County
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Ferdinand intermediate school one of first in state to adopt Summit Learning platform
“It’s really a 21st century way of teaching,” superintendent says
Thursday, May 3, 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
Gymnasium, famous church, college campus on Indiana Landmarks' 'Most Endangered' list
Monday, April 30, 2018
5 proposals to be considered at May 14 General Assembly special session now online
They will begin in the Indiana House
Monday, April 30, 2018
Purdue study measures Indiana county educational attainment trends
Hoosiers failed to keep pace with other U.S. states between 1990 and 2015 in the share of adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher level of education
Monday, April 30, 2018
Used car warranty cases prompt 'buyer beware' warning from Indiana attorney general
Monday, April 30, 2018
Officials, experts say steel tariffs will hurt Kokomo industries
City's small manufacturers and auto industry take brunt in escalating trade war
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Manchester Metals shuts down North Manchester plant abruptly
Sunday, April 29, 2018
EDITORIAL: Lynchings, dark eras must never be forgotten
Sunday, April 29, 2018
Political action committee helping Anderson make its case for referendums
They are for $41 million for capital improvement programs and $1.8 million for operation
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
Logansport Memorial Hospital expanding athletic training services to 3 high schools
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Finally, Interstate 65 gets new lanes in Tippecanoe County
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Hoosier Environmental Council's Film Fest features White River protection
Saturday, April 28, 2018
New Castle moves forward with major changes for it's downtown
Friday, April 27, 2018
FDA OKs first U.S. genetically engineered salmon facility, at Albany
Indiana facility as currently configured has a production capacity of 1,200 tons per year
Friday, April 27, 2018
IU Kokomo to boast record graduating class for second consecutive year
A new student housing facility near the campus, with space for 125 students, will begin construction later in 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018
Tech Group announces closing process of Frankfort plant
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
EDITORIAL: Too many choices, too much time for predators
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Anderson Speedway investing $500,000 in facility in 2019
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Lawsuits: Indiana Department of Child Services failed in case of 1-year-old's death
Harlan Haines died under suspicious circumstances
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Is gun violence a public health problem?
Some Madison County law enforcement officials think, like some in Elkhart County, gun violence needs more research
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler touts progress, partners in State of the City
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Grant County Economic Growth Council working on brand, mission
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
Farm to school: Pioneer mini FFA, high school club learning together
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Despite low grad rate, Indiana Virtual School a good option for many
First choice or last chance
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Fastest street-legal car to be built at Purdue
About 100 cars a year will be produced at school and will sell for between $180,000 and $250,000
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
James Cameron forgave Marion lynch mob, dedicated his life to serving the oppressed
Lynching survivor’s dream of museum lives on at National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama
Tuesday, April 24, 2018






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