LAFAYETTE — Mary Blair Immel of Lafayette is an author and genealogist whose meticulous research has brought to light stories never-before-shared with the public. For this reason, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) is proud to present Immel with its 2019 Willard C. Heiss Family History/Gen…

WEST LAFAYETTE — The City of West Lafayette and the West Lafayette Public Arts Team has dedicated four new insect sculptures installed at the entrances to Happy Hollow Park. The sculptures are located at the three pedestrian entrances to the park and the main entrance, where a towering prayi…

WEST LAFAYETTE — Since Neil Armstrong made the historic giant lunar leap, the space industry has changed drastically. NASA has been joined by private companies looking to expand the industry and explore space more in-depth. Among those advancing the industry are thousands of Purdue alumni, w…

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LAFAYETTE — The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has chosen two Tippecanoe County women to receive the national DAR Medal of Honor. Pamela Mow and Dana Vann will be honored at a special luncheon by the General de Lafayette Chapter, DAR, on November 12th at the Laf…

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra brings Beethoven’s Greatest Hits to the Long Center for the Performing Arts stage on Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 PM. The orchestra, led by Maestro Nick Palmer, will perform a playlist-style variety of Beethoven’s works to celebrate the composer’s…

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LAFAYETTE — The General de Lafayette Chapter, DAR, will dedicate the newly installed headstone for World War I veteran, Leonard W. Inman, on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Spring Vale Cemetery located at 2580 Schuyler Avenue, Lafayette, Indiana. Private Inman was buried in an…

Imagine a spooky Halloween scenario, or a scary movie with a haunted mansion, and chances are it’ll include at least one flying bat. A bat flapping its wings on a dark night has become synonymous with creepy. Overcoming that stereotype is a steep hill to climb for bats.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Farmers became much more pessimistic about current conditions on their own farms and in the U.S. agricultural economy in late summer, according to the September Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. While the overall Ag Economy Barometer reading dipped slightly t…

WEST LAFAYETTE — As the number of children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder continues to rise, so does the demand for a popular treatment – service dogs.

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WEST LAFAYETTE — Brian Bornino is a Purdue man through and through. He holds two undergraduate degrees as well as a Masters, all from the University he continues to call home 15 years later. As the Sports Turf Crew Chief at Purdue, he oversees a team that manages all fields across the campus…

Derek Douglass, 45, of West Lafayette and Candace Mace, 24, of Mishawaka both have drug-resistant epilepsy. That means that their seizures can’t be controlled using medications alone. To make their condition more manageable, Douglass and Mace both use a unique medical device treatment called…

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WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue will use the days leading up to Homecoming 2019 to celebrate and thank the university community, alumni and friends for the past year, in which the land-grant institution recognized its remarkable giant leaps while looking toward the future to address the world’s problems.

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LAFAYETTE – Michael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce the donation of $5,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lafayette for its upcoming community build of four new homes on the southwest side of the city. 

TIPPECANOE COUNTY — One mosquito group found in Tippecanoe County has tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Tippecanoe County Health Department received a phone call from the Indiana State Department of Health on September 16, 2019 notifying us that the virus had been detected in one mosq…

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INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the need for wildlife conservation grows exponentially, the Indianapolis Prize, the world's leading award for animal conservation, elevates a message of hope for our planet. Today, Indianapolis Prize officials announced 31 global leaders in the field as Nominees for the 2020 award. These men and women are at the forefront of innovative research, scientific advances and incredible efforts bringing animals back from the brink of extinction.

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CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services Inc. d/b/a KAR Global (NYSE: KAR) announces three additions to its board of directors -- expanding board diversity and cross-industry expertise. Stefan Jacoby has more than 30 years of automotive industry experience, most recently in mobility ventures. Over his 20-year career, David DiDomenico has managed investment portfolios at various financial firms. Mary Ellen Smith brings extensive knowledge of global operations and digital transformation from her 20 years at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard.

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MUNCIE, Ind., Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MutualFirst Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: MFSF), the holding company of MutualBank (the "Bank"), announced today record quarterly net income available to common shareholders for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 was $6.1 million, or $0.71 diluted earnings per common share. This compared to net income available to common shareholders for the same period in 2018 of $5.4 million, or $0.62 diluted earnings per common share. Net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019 represents an annualized return on average assets of 1.18% and return on average tangible common equity of 12.65% compared to 1.07% and 12.92%, respectively, for the same period of last year.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The World Series begins Tuesday. In Washington, the clocks, if not impeachment inquiries, have stopped. The city's lost-and-found baseball team, the Nationals, are in the Fall Classic for the first time in 86 years. And in Northern Virginia, not far from the District, Frank "Hondo" Howard, the iconic Senators slugger, 6 feet, 7 inches of beloved launch pad, 48 homers one ...

More than two decades after the charter law in Pennsylvania was passed, school choice remains the center of a lively but largely unresolved debate - one that has taken on new shapes. "School choice" used to be synonymous with vouchers, but that is no longer the case, at least in Pennsylvania. Now, the state offers a range of public education options: district schools, brick-and-mortar charter ...

Seven years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast of the United States, killing more than 150 people and causing about $70 billion in damage to homes, businesses and infrastructure. Governments and individuals responded with an outpouring of support for the devastated communities and funds for relief and rebuilding. The federal government alone provided a remarkable $50 ...

Q: My normally happy 6-year-old son has recently started incorporating death and war-like games into his imaginative play. He isn't and has never been a mean-spirited child, but his dad and I just divorced (amicably), and I feel like he's having trouble dealing with it. For example, he has started telling me he feels stupid. Can you recommend something I can do, or should I have him talk to ...