NEWTON COUNTY — North Newton and South Newton School Corporations will be among hundreds of other school districts around the state that will be closed Nov. 19 as many teachers and staff members are headed to the statehouse for what could turn out to be the largest teacher rally in state history.
RENSSELAER — The recent resignations of several leading figures associated with the St. Joseph’s College Phoenix Project have left alumni upset and asking for answers.
As part of ongoing efforts to support 4-H youth nationwide, Tractor Supply Company customers and team members raised $967,681 for the National 4-H Council during this year’s Fall Paper Clover campaign.
RENSSELAER — Neighbors, drivers and first responders all breathed a collective sigh of relief Friday when they found out a bizarre accident, which did significant property damage to a house southeast of Rensselaer, hadn’t harmed anyone.
On Oct. 17, the Jasper County Airport closed on a 72-acre parcel of land just west of the airport, according to information from Airport Manager Ray Seif.
RENSSELAER — While speaking Wednesday at the Rensselaer Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, Jasper County Economic Development Executive Director Stephen Eastridge detailed a plan to keep the county and the region economically healthy.
JASPER COUNTY — Two men were arrested Sunday morning after a high-speed pursuit that reached as high as 130 mph through three counties ended in a crash.
RENSSELAER — Two major figures instrumental in working to bring St. Joseph’s College back into operation announced their departures this week.
INDIANAPOLIS — 4-year-old children across rural Indiana now have an opportunity to prepare for school, thanks to funding from the state legislature. Waterford UPSTART was introduced to help families without access to On My Way PreK or who can’t afford preschool in their area. Without this pr…
LOWELL — A semi lost control Sunday afternoon on I-65 north bound at the 236-mile marker (this approximately four miles south of the Lowell exit), which brought Sunday traffic to a stop.
FAIR OAKS — The Economic Development Directors for both Jasper and Newton County got together and made a proposal for the Indiana Economic Development Association to come to Fair Oaks Farms for its annual conference, a first for the counties and northwest Indiana. Among the other proposals g…
RENSSELAER — In the last nine months, the Franciscan Health Foundation has funded the purchase of multiple pieces of equipment for Franciscan Health Rensselaer. These items will provide an array of services to patients and those entrusted with their care.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — At an all-staff meeting Aug. 30, News-Gazette Media CEO John Reed announced to employees that an agreement has been signed to sell substantially all of its assets to the family-owned Champaign Multi Media Group LLC, an affiliate company of Community Media Group.
INDIANAPOLIS — The ChamberCare Health Alliance is the next evolution in a 15-year partnership between the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Thousands of organizations and their workers have benefitted from a series of ChamberCare health insurance offerings.
LAFAYETTE — Junior Achievement of Greater Lafayette, which empowers young people to own their economic success through work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, announces the appointment of their new Executive Director, Jen Edwards.
RENSSELAER — Wabash Valley Alliance, the community mental health center, was officially rechristened recently as Valley Oaks Health at an open house event.
JASPER COUNTY — Several drivers were treated for minor injuries after a multi-vehicle crash at the 228-mile marker on Interstate 65 in Jasper County on Aug. 13.
LAFAYETTE — Food Finders Food Bank announced last week a $4,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide hunger-relief to North Central Indiana families. The funds will be used to support the operating costs of Food Finders’ Food Resource & Education Center (FREC). The FREC house…
MONTICELLO — The parents of a 12-year-old Lafayette boy who died while on board an amusement park ride have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Indiana Beach and its parent company, Apex Parks Group.
DeMOTTE — The firefighters and their families enjoyed a catered meal followed by a “wetting ceremony” and awards Tuesday night at the fire station on 15th St. (SR 10). The wetting ceremony goes back to the horse and buggy days, when a fire station would receive a new pump, it would wet down …
JASPER COUNTY — Former Indiana state Sen. Brandt Hershman’s wife, Lisa Hershman, was recently nominated by President Donald Trump to be the chief management officer of the Department of Defense.
MONTICELLO — Two teens were injured Wednesday morning when the inner tube they were riding slammed into a dock on Lake Freeman.
RENSSELAER — A task force was begun with the Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO) at the helm after NIPSCO announced it plans to close the Schahfer Generating Plant in Wheatfield by 2023.
REYNOLDS — Four juveniles have been arrested and charged with the vandalism of the historic elementary school in Reynolds, according to the building's officials.
DeMOTTE — No time to travel around and see the automotive history of Indiana? Well, don’t worry, the newest participant at the annual Touch of Dutch Festival will bring some of Indiana’s history to you. On Aug. 9 and 10, the Auto Indiana exhibition known as History on Wheels will be set up i…
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles is pleased to remind new Hoosiers about a law making their move to Indiana a little easier. Effective July 1, 2019 there is no longer a requirement for individuals moving to Indiana from another state who hold a valid driver’s license in th…
RENSSELAER — Friends of the late Jeff Goad, who passed away in December 2018, have organized a memorial 5K run they hope will become an annual event.