As part of its efforts to clean up the town, the Monon Town Council invited the owners of the dilapidated buildings downtown to attend the April 18 council meeting.

The Monticello Tire Shop was established in 1917 in downtown Monticello. The business was owned and operated by Fred Sargent and Fred Bassett who would open another tire store in Delphi in 1922. In 1917 the tire shop was located at 134 N. Main which today is the location of Randall Miller &a…

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In the last week, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 10 cases related to criminal charges for a total of 238 criminally-based filings so far this year.

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I remember my Noni washing down her walls every spring, even after she no longer had a coal furnace! I have to say I have not kept up her tradition. But, spring cleaning is important to promote good health. We will discuss cleaning out medication cabinets to keep your meds current and up to …


Today, (April 12) Target is announcing plans to open its first small-format store in Indiana in 2019, located near the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette. The West Lafayette State Street store will be located at 304 W. State St., at the intersection of State Street and Northwestern A…

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GRIFFITH, IN - Guadalupe M. (Valdez) Figueroa, 85, of Griffith, IN, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018. She is survived by: loving children Veronica Fernandez Nieto (Jerry Nieto), Monica (Juan) Vitela (nee Fernandez), Victor Fernandez, grandchildren Juan (Laura) Vitela Jr., Krishna (Roberto) Sanchez, David (Miriam) Vitela, Tracie (Jose) Rivera, Jocel Nieto, Jessica (Matthew) Duch, great grandchildren Jose, Jennise, Anissa, Christian & Kayla Rivera, Aubrianna, Lucas, Daniel & Sabrina Duch, Sofia & Amelia Sanchez, Isabella Vitela. She was preceded in death by: her loving husband Celestino Figueroa, and grandaughter Bianca Jade Guadalupe Fernandez.

SCHERERVILLE, IN - Bonita J. Ludwig, age 85, of Schererville, passed away Monday, April 23, 2018. She is survived by her children: Glen (Karen) Ludwig, Sue (Derwin) Neitzel, Gail (Les) Buikema, Lori (Tom) Manley, and Shari (Matt) Krueger; grandchildren: Christy (Jay) Rose, Brandy (John) O'Keefe, Shelley (Neil) Hansen, Brad (Sarah) Buikema, Keith Buikema, Megan Fuller, Erin (Kevin) Lynn, Brianne Manley, and Micah, Jacob, and Gabrielle Krueger; five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Conrad Ludwig.


BEIJING (AP) — Volkswagen and Nissan have unveiled electric cars designed for China at a Beijing auto show that highlights the growing importance of Chinese buyers for a technology seen as a key part of the global industry's future.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hart laughed as he tried to floss dance with a kid as they were both egged on by rapper Meek Mill. Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie awkwardly waved his arms around the way any 60-something-year-old man would attempting to look hip next to star entertainers.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in.