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Indiana Supreme Court declines review of Howard County Assessor v. Kohl's
Decision that could cost Indiana counties billions of dollars in tax revenue
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Business interests mostly pleased with 2017 Indiana legislative session
Some critics bemoaned that workforce development issues—which seemed like a big priority at the beginning of the session—didn’t get more play
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Purdue Day of Giving rakes in $28 million
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Questions start for Purdue's Kaplan deal
Mitch Daniels says historic deal to buy for-profit, online school prepares Purdue for 21st century. Faculty, others stew
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Addiction panel sheds light on medication-assisted treatment
Speakers at southern Indiana conference aim to debunk "myths"
Saturday, April 29, 2017
School prayer bill goes to Governor Holcomb for his signature
House Bill 1024 protects religious expression of student, proponents say
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Dubois County hunters' call for a larger deer herd continues
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Are retail stores going away? At least 3,591 are closing their doors: Forbes.com
E-commerce is the No. 1 reason retailers cite as the reason brick-and-mortar stores aren't doing so well right now
Saturday, April 29, 2017
State awards $87.5 million for Ball State
Friday, April 28, 2017
State Sen. Kenley says state control of Muncie Community Schools 'limited'
Friday, April 28, 2017
Marsh Supermarkets closing all in-store pharmacies
Operates 37 pharmacies in its 64 store, its website reads
Friday, April 28, 2017
Holcomb approves laws for South Shore development, Gary schools takeover
NWIRDA to lead efforts to bring new residents, businesses to Lake, Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph counties along South Shore rails
Friday, April 28, 2017
Enrollment down, Hagerstown schools could reduce teaching staff
Friday, April 28, 2017
EDITORIAL: Positive direction in Indiana roads plan
Friday, April 28, 2017
Indiana State University President Bradley says it'll be time to step down in 2018
Nothing amiss, he says, just time to do other things
Friday, April 28, 2017
Terre Haute building business relationships in Japan
Friday, April 28, 2017
Another assisted living facility planned for Terre Haute
Friday, April 28, 2017
Larry Bird reportedly stepping down as Pacers president
Friday, April 28, 2017
$4 million gas station at busy Elkhart intersection will be 'new concept for Indiana'
Friday, April 28, 2017
RV industry records best month ever for shipments in March 2017
Friday, April 28, 2017
Goshen's Bearcat Corp. investing $6 million in headquarters, adding up to 40 jobs
Friday, April 28, 2017
10-cent-per-gallon gasoline tax vote could be a factor in 2018 elections
Of the lawmakers who voted for the road funding plan, 23 had signed a pledge with Americans for Tax Reform to not raise taxes
Friday, April 28, 2017
State budgets for IPFW realignment
Friday, April 28, 2017
Howard County officials optimistic after court hears oral arguments in Kohl's case
Study says that $50 million could be shifted to other property classes, while a total of $70 million in tax revenue could go uncollected, if retailer's argument prevails
Friday, April 28, 2017
Miami County shell building attracting interest from companies
Friday, April 28, 2017
Turnout low for second straight downtown Lebanon revitalization meeting
Friday, April 28, 2017
Boone County health nurse backs needle exchange program
Nine counties now operate such programs; another 15 counties are working to implement them
Friday, April 28, 2017
Call center in Tell City to close, 200 jobs likely lost
Friday, April 28, 2017
Regional Cities project in Oakland City breaks ground this summer, mayor says
Friday, April 28, 2017
South Bend, Mishawaka among cities rushing to keep control of wireless technology
New law allows cables to be strung between existing utility poles without need for local government permits
Friday, April 28, 2017
Federal tax credits for historic buildings could be axed
The HTC has since 1976 led to the rehab of more than 41,000 historic places across America
Friday, April 28, 2017
Hoosiers will soon see benefits, costs of gasoline tax increase
Holcomb said he expects Indiana Department of Transportation to have a list of projects to prioritize with the new funding by June
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Purdue to acquire largely online Kaplan University
Daniels says venture allows school to serve more nontraditional students who are unlikely to attend a residential campus
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Drug counselor: How Southern Indiana businesses could be addressing substance abuse
1si event meant to get employers talking
Thursday, April 27, 2017
New regional initiatives aimed at guiding kids to STEM careers
Aligning curriculum with workforce needs for 11 counties in south central Indiana
Thursday, April 27, 2017
United Way of Monroe County's fundraising campaign tops 2016 total of $1.3 million
Thursday, April 27, 2017
2017 deer hunt tally near 120,000
DNR report finds car-deer collisions down by about 1,200 in 2016
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Municipalities scrambling to follow new law about power poles
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Governor approves new state budget that funds key NWI Region priorities
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Indiana conference looks at easing state's brain drain
College graduates sort through earnings and cost of living
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Plan Commission adopts students' vision for Shelbyville's future
Thursday, April 27, 2017
$8.8 million equine medical center opens in Shelbyville after 10-year effort
Joint venture with Shelbyville, Shelby County, Purdue University and Centaur Gaming
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Cumberland launches crowdfunding campaign to save 102-year-old church
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: Good news as Legislature ends session
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: Don't overlook our rural communities
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
EDITORIAL: School funding must be fair to rural districts
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
State Supreme Court: Indiana gun retailers never liable for misuse of firearms
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Henry County tilts at windmills: Planners to look at turbine ordinance
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Evansville, Vectren announce solar energy partnership
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Gov. Holcomb plans to sign bills on abortion, gun rights, school prayer
Most of the bills are milder and less controversial than some of the issues former Gov. Mike Pence took a stance on during his tenure as governor—
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
INDIANA IN-DEPTH: Done the work? Then accept the degree
'Reverse transfer' could exponentially grow state's two-year degrees
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Elkhart County taxpayers refunding businesses $3.1 million because of 'dark store'
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Not all solar producers concerned about Indiana Senate bill

Solar farm being built near Angola won’t be impacted by SB 309


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sports dollars add up to more than $40 million for Fort Wayne
City expects to see estimated 120,000 visitors at more than 70 tournaments in 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Gov. Holcomb's veto blocks public records search fee bill
He did support the bill’s provision requiring public agencies to provide electronic copies of public records in electronic format (such as emails) if requested
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
EDITORIAL: Another try at reforms for Indiana government
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
COMMENTARY: 2017 Indiana Legislature: Hooray for the half-bad
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Howard County at center of Indiana Supreme Court battle on "dark boxes"
Local officials have warned allowing such a methodology for determing value could cost state billions of dollars in assessed value reduction
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Never built South Bend: What downtown could have looked like
From a canal to downtown shopping mall, projects that were proposed but never happened
Monday, April 24, 2017
OPINION: Bad regulation leads to bad customer service
The real consumer dissatisfaction appears to come in airlines, banking and cable TV/Internet services
Monday, April 24, 2017
Indiana to take DNA sample from every person arrested for felony
Currently, only individuals convicted of felonies have their DNA records permanently entered into a state police database
Monday, April 24, 2017
Area 9 agency will shut down at end of June 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
Terre Haute's Riverscape sees decade of progress in enhancing banks of Wabash
The community can ensure the long neglected and abused river will be properly treated as the historic, cultural and economic asset that it is
Monday, April 24, 2017
Solar power users in Elkhart County - many Amish - seek self-sufficiency, care of creation
Monday, April 24, 2017
Unused Fort Wayne office space gets new lease on life as apartments
Monday, April 24, 2017
WANE TV eliminates positions
Monday, April 24, 2017
Foundation explains feasibility study for three Wabash County school districts
Part of its initiatve to better the lives of entire community as a whole, executive director says
Monday, April 24, 2017
New owner plans $2 million makeover for Jefferson Centre in South Bend
Monday, April 24, 2017
National group urges ratio of 250 students per counselor in grades K-12
For the 2014-15 school year, there was one counselor for every 634 students in public or charter schools, state DOE says
Monday, April 24, 2017
Bloomington annexation plan effectively killed with passage of state budget bill
Mayor warns all Indiana cities are at risk of state taking over local issues
Monday, April 24, 2017
Real estate demand skyrocketing in Lawrence County in March 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
Millennials take action through community involvement, but politics doesn't rank high
Other data suggests many young people aren’t as attuned as other age groups to public affairs
Monday, April 24, 2017
Airbnb bill checks out of Indiana Legislature
Monday, April 24, 2017
OPINION: Components of Hoosier population changes
Eye on the pie
Monday, April 24, 2017
How Dow won fight to save key product
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Marsh preparing to close another seven supermarkets
Sunday, April 23, 2017
New state budget funds South Shore double-tracking project between Gary and Michigan City
Appropriates $6 million a year for the next 30 years to add capacity and speed travel on the commuter rail line that connects the Region with Chicago
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Ultra Foods laying off 174 workers in Gary, Merrillville
Sunday, April 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Lake County commissioners turn backs on good government
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Buying American could create 400 jobs in Indiana, but will the feds do it?
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Richmond Police Department plans uproot drug offenders with evictions
From April 1 through April 12 there were 19 confirmed drug overdose incidents in city, with 13 in rental properties
Sunday, April 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana needs its leaders to reverse environmental decline
Sunday, April 23, 2017
2017 Indiana General Assembly a successful session? Depends on who you ask
Developing a fluid education-to-career path for Hoosiers with the Department of Workforce Development may be 2018 priority
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Terre Haute community garden aims to teach children sustainability, self-reliance
“We want to empower kids to take care of themselves so when they grow up they know what to do”
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Food-beverage tax for Hulman Center fails in legislature
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Bill to study cursive writing passes Indiana Senate and goes to governor for his signature
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Elkhart County solar proponents fear bill could hurt fast-growing industry
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Howard County groups work to increase mental health services for most vulnerable
Mental-health court and Community Howard Regional Hospital works together to help those break addition to drugs and alcohol
Sunday, April 23, 2017
General Assembly approves $40 million for Ivy Tech Kokomo Campus transformation
The majority of the new space will house the Health Sciences and Nursing programs
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Whitestown, Worth Township restart reorganization efforts to merge
The move is not an annexation but a reorganization, people on both sides emphasized
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Volunteers canvass South Bend neighborhoods to offer free lead testing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
St. Joseph County files lawsuit to seize farmland by power plant
Officials offered $344,000; owner demanded $1.8 million
Sunday, April 23, 2017
A red-hot market for South Bend area home seller
Competing offers, same-day sales
Sunday, April 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Marching for science
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Developers, who have been into restoration since 1980s, at work in Dunkirk and New Castle
Willey and Brown said their focus on eateries is part of a strategy to foster additional development in downtown areas
Sunday, April 23, 2017
More cuts loom for Jay Schools as enrollment continues to drop
The current personnel head count of 496 is projected to be cut to 459 by 2018 in order to achieve the necessary savings
Saturday, April 22, 2017
State poised to take over Gary school district
Saturday, April 22, 2017
NWI home sales rebound in March 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
ArcelorMittal USA develops steel highway barrier
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Legislature OKs emergency manager for Muncie Community Schools
"State takeover probation I guess is what I’d call, it or a temporary state takeover," local Rep. Sue Errington says
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers OK $39 million for Muncie Ivy Tech Campus
Saturday, April 22, 2017
PNC branch closing in Logansport is part of national consolidation
Saturday, April 22, 2017
March for Science near Purdue encourages involvement in politics
"The fact that so many scientists got together, it's worth a closer look," says physics granduate student
Saturday, April 22, 2017
$5.6 million Ross-Ade Stadium lighting project underway with Aug. 25 completion date
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Clark County police aim to rid streets of opioids by targeting dealers
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Southern Indiana courts, jails forced to respond to opioid epidemic
Can jails and judges be a part of the solution?
Saturday, April 22, 2017
78-room hotel planned for Jasper's south side
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Huntington encourages revitalizing downtown through it Main Street program
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Names in IPFW split finalized: Purdue, IU plan to keep Fort Wayne as part of identity
Saturday, April 22, 2017
System helps renters invest in clean energy
Renewable Energy Certificates could also benefit wind farms
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana lawmakers pass budget with investments in education, entrepreneurism
Funding for the pre-kindergarten education program will more than double annually—to $22 millio
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Indiana tech execs urge veto of net metering elimination
Friday, April 21, 2017
Ricker's cold beer license likely to be short-term
Revamped House Bill 1496 targets Columbus and Sheridan stores, which obtained the state-issued licenses in February and March.
Friday, April 21, 2017
IU adopts 3 new policies addressing student-athlete welfare
Friday, April 21, 2017
Proposed language in budget bill would kill Bloomington's annexation plan
Friday, April 21, 2017
Citywide fiber partnership between Bloomington and Axia dissolves
Company says its proposed open access model didn't fit its parent company's return/risk/reward profile
Friday, April 21, 2017
Indiana drug overdose rate doubles in last decade, CDC reports
More Hoosiers died of overdoses than from firearms (846) and homicide (389) combined
Friday, April 21, 2017
Boone EDC $8.000 microloan program aids a new Lebanon day care
Friday, April 21, 2017
Developer submits plan for 19-store shopping center in Whitestown
Friday, April 21, 2017
Vincennes Parks' 5-year plan done and headed to state officials
Friday, April 21, 2017
State money expected for South Shore double-track project between Gary and Michigan City
With the faster commute people who work in Chicago will choose to live in South Bend, state senator says
Friday, April 21, 2017
Tipton officials praise, express concerns on local economic development group
Thursday, April 20, 2017
City Council: Elkhart company looks to invest $8.5 million in expansion, create 20 jobs
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Indiana lawmakers order local governments to correct audit errors - or else
Thursday, April 20, 2017
East Chicago residents say EPA chief Pruitt made no commitments
"The stories that were told there by the residents — you could tell it made an impact," resident says of meeting
Thursday, April 20, 2017
NIRPC: Low bids to help fund more transportation projects in Lake and Porter counties
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Solutions sought for rural internet lag in Indiana
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Site chosen for new La Porte hospital
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Midstate Corridor remains priority for Dubois County economic development group
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Huntington County schools discuss possible elimination of valedictorian status
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Latest Indiana roads deal would raise taxes, generate added $617 million in 2018
By 2024 the plan would generate more than $1.2 billion in new revenue for state and local road funding annually
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Hancock County study of eliminating jail overcrowding has $35 million price tag
Building a new facility estimated to house 438 inmates, more than double the number held at the current facility
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bedford Parks, Live Well break ground on community garden on H Street
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Digital textbooks saving IU students millions of dollars
Thursday, April 20, 2017
CORRECTING: Luncheon outlines state of the 11-county Bloomington regional economy
Southwest central Indiana’s three main sectors: advanced manufacturing, life sciences and national security and defense
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Bloomington City Council OKs ban on vaping in public places
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Fiber optics a crucial ingredient in connecting businesses, homes and communities
A look at Bloomington's race for fiber infrastructure
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Online class law now up to Holcomb; many Indiana educators oppose it
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Madison County area school districts reach out in effort to land Lilly Endowment grants
Would go to improving counseling services for students in grades K-12
Thursday, April 20, 2017
More toll roads are likely in Indiana's future, House Speaker Bosma predicts
Legislators are working with a plan that would raise $1.2 billion annually for state roads and $775 million annually for local roads by 2024
Thursday, April 20, 2017
La Porte companies report on progress with tax-abatement deals
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Where have all the Indiana morels gone?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Muncie Community Schools operates more schools than its peers
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
EDITORIAL: High-level visits offer hope in East Chicago lead crisis
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
East Chicago residents lay out demands ahead of visit by EPA head Scott Pruitt
President Donald Trump’s budget plan contemplates gutting the agency
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Indiana House fails to advance plan preempting local short-term rental regulations
Sponsor needs to find one more representative's yes vote to advance measure to governor's desk for signature
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Richmond 2013 Stellar Communities streets project delayed until 2018
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Overdose cluster worries Terre Haute police
City sees three likely heroin-induced deaths in less than a week
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Major changes in store for three Nappanee nonprofits with $5.75 million Vision 2020 plan
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
ISP: Meth lab seizures down in Elkhart, other northern Indiana counties
Local police, counselors say addiction still high
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Plans for final I-69 leg moves forward despite Bloomington-Martinsville delays
The proposed 26-mile route will likely include 10 exits, 16 overpasses or underpasses and new local access roads
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
RV sales tax bill signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb could draw dealerships back to Elkhart
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Meijer offering $14 an hour pay at Middlebury plant, filling 50 job openings
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Baby steps on election reform
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Hackers seeking ransom after breaking into computer systems may face harsher penalties
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: Dig deep for Indiana road funding compromise
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Indiana cancels nearly half a million voter registrations
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Indiana lawmakers approve Gov. Holcomb's call for appointed state schools chief
Bosma not keen on provisions added by the Republican-controlled Senate requiring the education secretary be a state resident for at least two years
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Mayor says in State of the City: 'Muncie will find a way'
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: In light of spill, EPA's watchdog role needs to continue
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Legislature studying options to give Gary schools a better future
Trying to determine who is best positioned to pull the troubled district away from further debt while working to improve its worst-in-the-state academic rating
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Southern Indiana youth are victimized by sex trafficking at high rates, study says
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sex trafficking is happening in southern Indiana - and everywhere, says speaker
Judge encourages public to look for signs of trafficking
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Charlestown pledges $2.5 million for affordable senior homes
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Indiana governor unfamiliar with group pushing roads plan
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Dubois County must develop plan to address jail overcrowding
Sheriff suggests county could consider having a rehab facility for people who are released from jail but still have addictions
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
EDITORIAL: State Legislature still has time to do better for pre-K funding
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Existing internet service providers eager to chart their own broadband destinies
A look at Bloomington's race for fiber infrastructure
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Goshen mayor presents students with funds to help others
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Northeast Indiana RDA commits Regional Cities Initiative funds to six projects
They will get slightly less than what was requested; officials still pleased
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Sellers rule housing market in Elkhart County
Buyers often bid their way to owning a home
Monday, April 17, 2017
OPINION: School quality drives enrollment, economic growth
Among Indiana’s almost 290 school corporations, the ISTEP pass rate is a strong predictor of school enrollment change
Monday, April 17, 2017
Muncie Community Schools takeover bill goes behind legislative closed doors
Legislator has plan from district to reduce administrators, teachers and bills that are due to be paid
Monday, April 17, 2017
Group promotes carbon fee to encourage manufacturers' use of renewable energy sources
Charge would compound year-over-year, beginning at $15 per ton of CO2 and rising by $10 every year, to further push industry away from fossil fuels
Monday, April 17, 2017
New Indiana Toll Road plazas open in Portage
Monday, April 17, 2017
The Antioch College experience
Monday, April 17, 2017
St. Joseph's College faculty left in the dark by administrators
Monday, April 17, 2017
Michigan City ranks 4th in Indiana airbnb.com rentals
Monday, April 17, 2017
55 more Wells County acreage given to ACRES
Monday, April 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana lawmakers must loosen death grip on redistricting
Monday, April 17, 2017
Firm buys naming rights to Fort Wayne riverfront amphitheatre
Monday, April 17, 2017
Experts explain how fiber outstrips copper to bring the internet up to speed
IU expert: 'I don’t think there’s anything to compare to fiber'
Monday, April 17, 2017
EDITORIAL: New Indiana highway taxes, fees still undecided
Monday, April 17, 2017
Study shows Anderson youth are disconnected from job opportunities
Monday, April 17, 2017
OPINION: Spending for economic development in Indiana
Eye on the pie
Monday, April 17, 2017
Expert: Chemical change likely contributed to lead in East Chicago water
Sunday, April 16, 2017
School referendum vote set for May 2 for three Lake County school systems
Each of the school districts is telling voters that if the referendum does not pass, there will be deep cuts including teachers and program
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Indiana legislative session set to end Friday
Senate Pro Tem David Long said finding a road funding solution "continues to be a work in progress. ... We're not there, yet."
Sunday, April 16, 2017
A heartbreaking task: Reviewing child fatalities
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Indiana struggles to fulfill law on child fatality reviews
Some counties slow to set up panels; data submission has been 'hit and miss'
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Mishawaka part of assisted living boom
Aging population wants alternatives to nursing homes
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Accused felons get second chance with St. Joseph County program
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Indiana University South Bend celebrates its 50-year Jubilee
First degrees were awarded at local campus in 1967
Sunday, April 16, 2017
EDITORIAL: Time to rethink tax abatements
Sunday, April 16, 2017
The rise and fall of a small Ohio college which reopened after three years
Could St. Joseph's College do what Antioch did?
Sunday, April 16, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
CROSSROADS OF CRISIS: Harm reduction combats health expenses tied to addiction
Indiana currently has nine needle exchange programs across state
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Workplace wellness celebrated in Hancock County
Businesses, health care officials tout community's top healthy state ranking
Sunday, April 16, 2017
Missteps, market shifts bury once-thriving HHGregg
After horrid Christmas in 2015, the company’s vendors began demanding that it pay for merchandise on delivery
Saturday, April 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: NWI Region unity yields child sex abuse prevention
Saturday, April 15, 2017






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