Indiana Economic Digest | Indiana
Advanced Search

• Most Recent




home : most recent September 30, 2014 


Modern Forge ramping up production, staff in Merrillville
The company, which was founded in a 200-square-foot garage by a married couple, just commemorated its 100th year in business
Monday, September 29, 2014
NiSource to spin off gas pipeline business by mid-2015
Monday, September 29, 2014
Springing ahead: Logansport company adds first of 7 new wire-bending machines
Monday, September 29, 2014
St. Elizabeth ER reopens as walk-in clinic in Lafayette
Monday, September 29, 2014
Ogle Foundation to fund major update to plan for Ohio River Greenway
“This is one of those projects that could be transformative for the community,” foundation president says
Monday, September 29, 2014
OPINION: Exploring and enjoying Indiana
Eye on the pie
Monday, September 29, 2014
Aircraft company looking to expand at Anderson Municipal Airport
Monday, September 29, 2014
Elkhart-based Skyline shedding RV unit, selling to Evergreen
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Research into texting while driving spurs Bloomington teen to action
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Demand taxing mental health system in South Central Indiana
Sunday, September 28, 2014
EDITORIAL: Rep. Eric Turner missed ethics lesson
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Hoosier Park and Indiana Grand racinos trying to stay competitive
Would like live table gaming, deducting free play from the graduated wagering tax, and providing incentives for improvement projects
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Madison County residents among those sued by California porn producer
Sunday, September 28, 2014
'It's alive downtown,' people are saying now of Richmond
Sunday, September 28, 2014
6 Richmond Community Schools will offer free meals to all students
Sunday, September 28, 2014
EDITORIAL: Energizing Indiana a successful program that was killed anyway
Sunday, September 28, 2014
For 10 years, Freebirds offers solutions, ways to transform lifestyles
Of the local 99 people, 74 percent did not get any new criminal charges during those post-Freebirds years through 2010
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Indiana University Kokomo launches new Bachelor of Applied Science degree
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Grocery outlet opens in South Bend that will largely focus on helping those in need
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Should high schools sell naming rights?
Programs bring in revenue, but some critics remain opposed
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Indiana infant mortality rate among the worst
Statistics show a baby dies approximately every 13 hours in Indiana
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Richmond incubator sees business grow, move on
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Indiana's texting and driving law: Impossible to enforce?
Safety officials say statute aimed at distracted driving is flawed
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Judge kills Fortville's proposed annexation of 644 acres
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Agriculture experts optimistic about Indiana's apple harvest
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Anderson group seeks congressional support for proposed reservoir
Also wants to use existing rail line between Indianapolis and Anderson for mass transit
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Providing northeast Indiana youth with employment options by stepping up tech education
Several organizations within the region are working together on a project designed to make its residents more employable, called the Big Goal Collaborative
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Solana apartment complex in Indianapolis sells for $60.5 million
Friday, September 26, 2014
Investors plan $6 million Grand Park Fieldhouse in Westfield
Friday, September 26, 2014
LDI acquisition could be latest springboard for growth for Indianapolis company
Friday, September 26, 2014
IU Health to bypass Indianapolis area next year on Obamacare exchange
Friday, September 26, 2014
Zoning change brings microbrewery at Ferdinand monastery closer
Friday, September 26, 2014
Indianapolis-Cincinnati high speed rail corridor idea would include Connersville
The proposed service would, according to the IPRA's concept, involve several passenger trains traveling daily between Chicago and Cincinnati
Friday, September 26, 2014
Zoeller wants new tools to halt theft of public funds
Friday, September 26, 2014
Summer's over: Farewell high gasoline prices
Refineries no longer producing more expensive summer blends
Friday, September 26, 2014
NICTD begins South Shore expansion review
Friday, September 26, 2014
Marion revives arena hopes
Friday, September 26, 2014
Food bank supplies dwindling for north central Indiana
Food bank may have to postpone some distributions until late October
Friday, September 26, 2014
Daniels' pay still unknown but likely not the max
Friday, September 26, 2014
Hoosiers weigh in on Medicaid expansion
Friday, September 26, 2014
Fringe zoning control to stay with New Albany, Indiana Supreme Court rules
Friday, September 26, 2014
Catholic Diocese of Evansville merging four Dubois County parishes
Church officials also announced it will merge 11 other parishes in Evansville and Vincennes
Friday, September 26, 2014
Crawfordsville airport lands $2.4 million grant to expand runway 1,000 feet
Friday, September 26, 2014
So long, Hawks; welcome, South Bend Cubs
Friday, September 26, 2014
Film, panelists address pressure being put on Indiana public schools
Over and over, the speakers stated that using standardized tests to evaluate schools and teachers isn’t appropriate
Friday, September 26, 2014
IU workshop focuses on solar power for the home
Friday, September 26, 2014
EDITORIAL: We must empower Hoosier youths
Friday, September 26, 2014
Live gaming at Hoosier racinos discussed at legislative meeting
Human dealers at Anderson and Shelbyville could be solution to revenue woes
Friday, September 26, 2014
First piece installed in Kokomo's Artist Alley
Thursday, September 25, 2014
South Bend Redevelopment Commission agrees to support downtown loft project for artists
Also provides funding for schools to expand STEM programming in kindergarten through eighth grades
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Good times, tough times for Indiana State, president Bradley says
Enrollment is up, but no progress in on-time graduation rates
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Light House Mission in Terre Haute dropping Thanksgiving baskets after 100 years
Budget has been reduced from $1.3 million in 2012 to $1 million this year, officials say because of drop in donations
Thursday, September 25, 2014
'I've never seen meat prices this high,' says Richmond butcher of 40 years
OSU beef expert sees little relief ahead for consumers
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Muncie Children's Museum gets $150,000 grant for new Discovery Park
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Muncie's last Kmart to close in early December
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Cheryl Lindus to oversee Indiana media efforts in Muncie, Lafayette, Richmond
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Lafayette Jimmy John's one of chain's 216 restaurants hit with data breach
Thursday, September 25, 2014
$2 million Clark County airport grant secured for runway expansion
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Jeffersonville redevelopment OK's latest marina plan
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A new area code for central Indiana is needed to augment 317
Surge of cellphones exhausts current number supply
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Avilla senior housing complex gets $3 million grant
Thursday, September 25, 2014
EDITORIAL: Inventive opportunities for reinvention of city abound
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Indiana legislators take aim at fixing involuntary annexations
If a municipality pushes through an involuntary annexation, it takes signatures from 75 percent of affected homeowners to complete a remonstrance
Thursday, September 25, 2014
MacAllister Machinery plans $44.5 million headquarters on southeast side of Indianapolis
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
New area code on tap for 317 Indianapolis region
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Echelon Furniture could follow Munire with Chapter 7 court action in Gas City
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
East End tunnel blasting on hold for Ohio River Bridges Project
Falling debris delays works for at least a month
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Idle trains in Dunlap are making life 'unbearable' for some
Residents say trains are frequently coming to a standstill at railroad crossings for hours at a time, making routine travel a nightmare
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Crane shows results of innovations at Indiana base
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
State's way of paying public defenders debated
Currently there’s no uniform statewide system, but generally, public defenders are paid by counties for their work
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Statesman Towers on Indiana State campus to be demolished within next year
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
New website shows local government budget notices in one location
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Highway officials say too soon to say where I-69 bridge over Ohio River will go
Unsure about tolls for new structure, particularly if old bridges remain in use
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Survey finds Indiana teens smoke, drink less thanks to educational efforts
“The norms have changed; smoking is now thought of as a health risk,” research associate says
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ivy Tech culinary arts center in downtown South Bend garners local support
It also would showcase hydroponics, aquaculture and sustainability techniques and applications in a state-of-the-art research, demonstration and education center
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Consultants urge new referendum for Mishawaka schools
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Current to add Geist Reservoir area to growing newspaper stable
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Second solar farm slated for Indianapolis airport
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Shelbyville's Major Hospital plans construction of $89 million facility
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Abatement granted for new $1 million batting facility at South Bend stadium
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Above average temperatures predicted as fall rolls into Michiana
El Nino could result in milder fall, winter, National Weather Service meterologist predicts
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Indiana index heads higher for September 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
EDITORIAL: Hoosiers need fair Indiana taxes, too
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
LaGrange County EDC will help promote region in trip to Japan
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
DeKalb County Courthouse flowers will depend on donors from now on
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
A sneak preview: Mentor program allows students to shadow professionals
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Purdue shooter's sentencing may prompt changes in Indiana law
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Poverty picture remains grim in Gary as it continues to increase
Most of the increase was among residents ages 18 to 64, who saw the poverty rate increase from 34.5 percent to 38.7 percent
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Tipton Commissioners sign interlocal agreement for Prairie Acres utility
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Positive momentum for Eddy Street Commons bordering Norte Dame campus
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Indiana Toll Road bankruptcy reignites old debate about privatization
Revenue fails to meet the company’s expectations, as traffic volume falls short of predictions
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Survey says nonprofits doing more with less
Monday, September 22, 2014
Atz Ice Cream closes Fort Wayne stores
Monday, September 22, 2014
Shelbyville one of four communities selected for Duke Energy Site Readiness Program
Monday, September 22, 2014
Tipton County committee recommends construction of new jail
Monday, September 22, 2014
EDITORIAL: Jailing mentally ill overloads facilities, limits access to care
Monday, September 22, 2014
Ivy Tech-Southwest sees slight increase in 2014 enrollment
Monday, September 22, 2014
COMMENTARY: Gleeful in face of wonky Indiana Senate tax policy hearings
Tippecanoe County Republican happily takes on task of leading panel's review of competitive advantages and disadvantages of Indiana’s state and local business tax structure
Monday, September 22, 2014
Jackson County Plan Commission gathers CAFO opinions
Would address the potential locations and placement of large scale livestock operations and other issues concerning their operations including odor and appearance
Monday, September 22, 2014
OPINION: A public lecture on economic development policy
The changing economic landscape makes attracting people, not business, the successful strategy
Monday, September 22, 2014
Partnerships result in top recognition for Shelbyville, County and Fair Board
Monday, September 22, 2014
OPINION: Public broadcasting: a tool for economic development
Eye on the pie
Monday, September 22, 2014
New Albany touts tax abatements; some want more oversight
Monday, September 22, 2014
With water back to normal, review begins in Jasper and Ireland
Monday, September 22, 2014
State spending, Pence's style: His policies to leave mark on new budget
Sunday, September 21, 2014
EDITORIAL: State tax system needs thorough review before more tax cuts occur
Despite some successes, troubling trends emerging
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Indiana trail networks statewide face jeopardy
After a decade of growth, little money available for maintenance
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Richmond's Primex prepares to boost technology, innovation
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Gary's public Eyesore No. 1, the Sheraton, coming down
Urban planners shake their heads as they rattle off obvious pitfalls of the downtown hotel
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Social service funding cuts mean hard decisions for Lafayette area
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Big Four Bridge and future park win state award for Jeffersonville
Sunday, September 21, 2014
As fishing goes, so goes the economy around West Boggs Lake
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Restoring West Boggs Lake: Plan to use chemical stirs controversy
Lake has been invaded by gizzard shad, which compete with bluegill and small bass for food
Sunday, September 21, 2014
EDITORIAL: Indiana's new data hub should serve all
Sunday, September 21, 2014
With 5 deaths since May is I-69 becoming a death trap in Madison, Delaware counties?
The stretch is easily one of the most traveled thoroughfares in the state
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Auto dealership in Elwood closes doors for good
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Data center expansion on 'Target' in Fort Wayne
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Record 2014 corn and soybean yields could increase crop storage needs
Purdue experts predict supply will far exceed demand this season
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Fort Wayne seeks a balance between helping the poor and redeveloping downtown
The redevelopment area could encompass the site of the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Hancock County housing sales cool, but optimism still abounds in 2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Elkhart employers find paying higher wages can boost profits
An advocate says the traditional manufacturing model of treating a worker only as a set of hands must change.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
FAA approves DeKalb County airport expansion of runway to 7,000 feet
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Anderson and Madison County will merge dispatch center services Jan. 1, 2015
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Embattled State Rep. Eric Turner to resign after elections
Comes just weeks after Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma said he would remove him from his leadership team after the elections
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Years after Integra's collapse, feds halt trading in Evansville company's stock
Saturday, September 20, 2014
High-tech simulation center with lifelike manikins to be centerpiece of new med school
IU Evansville campus is expected to open in the fall of 2017 with an enrollment between 1,500-1,900 students
Saturday, September 20, 2014
IronWorks ready to grow in Mishawaka
Friday, September 19, 2014
New institute to cultivate leaders in Wabash Valley
The program’s theme is “awesome ... We’re ready to be awesome as a community”
Friday, September 19, 2014
Culver Chamber hears of array of Academies campus construction projects, renovations
Friday, September 19, 2014
Erosion plan set for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; funding a question
Calls for sand and small, natural stones to be replaced along the beach near Mount Baldy, at a cost of $26 million over 20 years
Friday, September 19, 2014
EPA goes to court for access to Gary Superfund site
Friday, September 19, 2014
Northwest Indiana RDA study supports trauma centers, but not teaching hospital
Executive director says the study’s data points to tight competition influenced by the Chicago market
Friday, September 19, 2014
May date for Valparaiso school referendums off the table
Friday, September 19, 2014
Learning how to empower children in the community
Friday, September 19, 2014
Looking to make an 'IMPACT' in Marion and Grant County
New afterschool program aims to help kids achieve
Friday, September 19, 2014
Marion Sports Authority to lose land if back taxes left unpaid
Friday, September 19, 2014
Echelon Furniture shutting down in Gas City
Friday, September 19, 2014
Tippecanoe among state's top meth lab counties
Delaware County, where 89 labs have been dismantled, at the top
Friday, September 19, 2014
Radius Indiana receives second CELL grant to foster south central Indiana growth
Friday, September 19, 2014
COMMENTARY: Placemaking for smaller communities: The comeback of downtowns
Friday, September 19, 2014
Delaware and Randolph County manufacturers short of workers
Thursday, September 18, 2014
State's infant death statistics grim
Education campaign strives to help new mothers cut risks
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Minorities being suspended from Indiana schools at higher rate than whites
State has some of the highest school suspension and expulsion rates in the nation for boys
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Norfolk Southern to get land so it can build new Wabash maintenance facility
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Vincennes University seeking funding for new science facility
Thursday, September 18, 2014
First new Transpo bus has arrived in South Bend
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Kokomo Airport receives $2.2 million to complete runway expansion to 6,000 feet
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Flipped Patoka River at bottom of water commotion in Dubois County
IDEM gives all clear and Jasper water department begins flushing the system
Thursday, September 18, 2014
New solar farm to be built near Peru
IMPA plans similar facilities in Richmond, Frankton and Rensselaer
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Indiana domestic violence advocates fear state funding cut
State officials says it will remain stable
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Calls about domestic violence jump at Indiana shelters in wake of Rice coverage
ICADM executive director says video has led to 'a national converation'
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Ellspermann: Indiana focusing on workforce development
“Indiana ranks 39th in the country in per capita income and 44th for residents with a college degree,” lieutenant governor says
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Tree inventory underway in Anderson on city-owned properties
Urban forester says information can be used for community involvement
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Craft cocktail plant coming to Michigan City
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Griffith joins list of communities getting off South Shore plan get to Dyer
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
15 new police officers to help fix manpower shortage in Gary
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Marion General Hospital tests four for enterovirus
The patients who have been treated were teenagers and younger
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Cass County moves forward with funding building renovations
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Purdue, IU begin talks about Fort Wayne campus
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
EDITORIAL: Northeast Indiana's best students say music matters
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Kendallville council OKs abatement to Reliable Tool & Machine
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Curiosity stimulates ALL-IN Hoosier experience in Dubois County
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
With chlorine levels low, Jasper mayor urges 'boil, boil, boil'
Officials have detected a higher-than-normal concentrate of manganese in the water
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Mishawaka Education Foundation seeks $2.5 million for classroom grants
School system faces the prospect of having to save or cut $10 million by 2020
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Costco plans to open Mishawaka store in November
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Biotech certificate is offered by Bethel College thanks to Lilly Foundation
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Competing for jobs: Kenosha, Wisconsin development rush delivers benefits
Corporate donations help move community forward
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
LaPorte considers closing bars earlier to stem violence
May also require tavern owners to instll video surveillance cameras
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Elkhart's Skyline Corp. posts eighth consecutive yearly multi-million loss
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Washington, Daviess County officials discuss joint economic project
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Housing federal prisoners would help with funding Knox County Sheriff's Department
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
South Bend high schools try to reduce suspensions, expulsions
Riley High School principal described a positive-behavioral intervention approach called "PBIS," which is a framework of core values
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
South Bend schools' employee medical clinic pays off
After a year, claims down almost $1 million
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Rush County commissioners to host public hearing on 'Chicken Ordinance'
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Restaurants, wine and cheese, gym among new Rochester businesses
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Toyota to shift 180 to full-time at Gibson County plant
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Howard County sheriff discusses mental-health issues at statehouse
Rogers tells legislators jails are now largest mental-health providers
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Indiana BMV to issue tax refunds after vehicle misclassifications
$29 million plus interest owed about 180,000 Hoosiers
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Editorial: Government works best with checks, balances from strong, opposing voices
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
COMMENTARY: Still equivocating, Bayh toys with the hopes of his party
“I didn’t just want to be a figurehead governor,” he said when announcing he wouldn't be running
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
EDITORIAL: Long-term solution needed for Indiana's small school corporations
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Wayne Machine granted 8-year tax break by Richmond
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Union School board votes to 'explore' consolidation
Randolph Southern, Blue River Valley, Monroe Central, Nettle Creek and Randolph Central express interest in merger
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Boar's Head site selector explains decision to locate in New Castle, not Richmond
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
EDITORIAL: Listening is the key to compromise
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Jay County moves ahead on study commission to look at CFO/CAFO ordinance
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Logansport utility service board approves development agreement for power plant
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Purdue in alliance to ensure all students earn a degree
"The nation will slip economically and in terms of basic citizenship if we don't become better educated," Daniels says
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Jeffersonville's River Ridge Commerce Center to talk sale of 21 more acres
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Heartland RVs in for $8 million expansion in Elkhart
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Push to end Indiana's business tax not over for legislators
Council on State Taxation says state's tax burden on sector iis among 10th lowest in the country
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Anderson seeks ownership of former Delco Remy plant for new Purdue facility
College of Technology will provide space for as many as 500 students and hundreds of entrepreneurs
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Key Indiana lawmakers divided on more business tax cuts
"I think we're in a sweet spot right now," head of Senate Appropriations Committee says
Monday, September 15, 2014
Sen. Kenley: Indiana protected in Toll Road bankruptcy
Monday, September 15, 2014
Few comments submitted on Pence's HIP 2.0 proposal
Just 15 submitted so far and one week to go
Monday, September 15, 2014
Pacts would prompt funding - and more spending by Delaware County
Monday, September 15, 2014
Human side of northeast Indiana being defined
Monday, September 15, 2014
Anderson City Council approves $100,000 for business projects
Monday, September 15, 2014
Ohio River Bridges Project joint board picks tolling provider
Monday, September 15, 2014
Creative Crosswalks project adds flair to Jeffersonville's streets
Monday, September 15, 2014






Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR


Software © 1998-2014 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved