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…

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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WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University on Tuesday (Sept. 10) announced a $40 million Lilly Endowment grant to Purdue Research Foundation to help create Purdue’s Engineering and Polytechnic Gateway Complex, a project designed to meet the growing demand for science, technology, engineering and mat…

WEST LAFAYETTE — The 2019-20 Purdue Theatre Mainstage Season explores themes of women’s rights, American politics, spirituality, sexuality, romance, addiction, and more. The season features four mainstage productions —three written by woman-identifying playwrights, two Pulitzer Prize-winning…

WASHINGTON - Once, American colleges and universities enjoyed bipartisan support, and Republicans and Democrats alike believed in the value of higher education. Today, not so much. And that could be a big issue as Congress considers reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, a version of which House Democrats unveiled Oct. 15. While many liberal-leaning Americans continue to put their faith in ...

WASHINGTON_Group Health Cooperative in Seattle, one of the nation's oldest and most respected nonprofit health insurance plans, is accused of bilking Medicare out of millions of dollars in a federal whistleblower case. Teresa Ross, a former medical billing manager at the insurer, alleges that it sought to reverse financial losses in 2010 by claiming some patients were sicker than they were, or ...

SAN FRANCISCO - New York City dove headlong into the race to build bigger and bigger batteries last week, as regulators approved plans for a massive system on the East River in Queens. But for those keeping score, the biggest of all has been quietly at work for almost 16 years in a far more remote corner of America: a warehouse in central Alaska. The 46-megawatt battery, in Fairbanks, uses a ...

MEXICO CITY - The cartel gunmen who seized control of the Mexican city of Culiacan on Thursday made two things clear: The Sinaloa cartel is stronger than ever, and bringing peace to Mexico is going to take more than bringing down one man. It was just months ago that American officials were celebrating the conviction of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on trafficking and murder charges as a crucial ...