JASPER COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation is launching a temporary program offering food options for commercial truck drivers working during the COVID-19 health emergency.
In what may come as a small relief to farmers and Hoosiers living near waterways, forecasters say this year’s spring rainfall will most likely be above-average but not as severe or prolonged as 2019’s record-setting season.
The COVID-19 health emergency has affected virtually every facet of life for Indiana's 6.7 million people. It's also thrown a wrench into the workings of the state's court system.
JASPER COUNTY — in an unprecedented move in these challenging times, the Jasper County Commissioners met through mobile means Monday morning to tackle this month’s agenda.
Due to Gov. Eric Holcolmb’s stay-at-home mandate for the state of Indiana, our doors will be locked; however, we are still available for business.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) today announced the start of the 2020 ozone forecasting season along with an updated website: SmogWatch.IN.gov.
JASPER COUNTY — Armed with sewing machines, a simple pattern and a sense of pitching in, volunteers throughout Jasper County are creating gowns for the area’s first responders and heath care personnel.
INDIANAPOLIS — Remote learning will continue for the rest of the school year in Indiana, state officials announced Thursday, April 2.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) outlined temporary taxpayer relief initiatives recently implemented to support Hoosiers during the statewide COVID-19 health emergency.
MONTICELLO — Even though no buyer was announced, the White County Council took a step toward a possible deal by creating a revolving fund it can use for a potential buyer of Indiana Beach.
The World Health Organization has said it is safe to handle newspapers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Media Group’s printing plants and delivery services, though, are taking precautions, frequently cleaning equipment and facilities while reducing human contact with the newspaper. A …
RENSSELAER — An extension of the lockdown to combat COVID-19 through the month of April has school corporations developing ways to educate students online.
Barrack Obama won many awards while he was president. I’m sure he was proud of most of them. Probably not so much when the decidedly pro-Obama news network, CNN, named him Gun Salesman of the Year multiple times. Never in U.S. history did so many citizens flock to gun stores to exercise thei…
JASPER — U.S. Senator Mike Braun released a number of resource guides regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that will help Hoosiers navigate through the coronavirus.
RENSSELAER — Franciscan Health Rensselaer’s COVID-19 testing site, which went into operation on Monday, March 30, will be located on the east side of the hospital at 1104 E. Grace St.
RENSSELAER — While Jasper County joined the ranks of Hoosier locales reporting at least one case of COVID-19, health department officials say people should worry less about the numbers and more about doing their part to slow the spread of the virus.
RENSSELAER — The Rensselaer Chamber of Commerce and Jasper County Economic Development Organization are supporting local businesses, workers and families impacted by the pandemic by helping everyone be aware of all the resources being provided to them during this crisis.
DELPHI — A relatively new cable TV series with a world-renown crime-fighting host will soon place the national spotlight on the still-unsolved February 2017 homicides of two Delphi teenage girls.
RENSSELAER — Jasper County has reported its first death from the coronavirus, according to information from the Indiana State Department of Health.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Thursday that 170 Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories.
JASPER COUNTY —The Jasper County Health Department released the following statement in regards to the positive case announced in the county Tuesday morning.
REMINGTON — In keeping with Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s emergency declaration in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Remington’s town government offices will be operated only by essential personnel.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Legion's 102(nd) National Convention, originally scheduled for Louisville, Ky., Aug. 28 - Sept. 3, 2020, is canceled due to public-health concerns, ongoing restrictions and uncertainties related to the global coronavirus-COVID-19 pandemic.
A new, 24-hour mental health wellness hotline — 800-706-2751 — is available to Northwest Indiana residents feeling, among other things, fear, anxiety and isolation in connection with the coronavirus pandemic.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, April 17(th), DMI's Senior Director, Digital Technology Office, Andrew Brockett, will participate in a live, virtual panel discussion at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business as part of the school's annual Life Sciences Day. Brockett will discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare industry, as well as the promise of artificial intelligence, mobility and telehealth solutions.
More than 300 families, including some 250 employees of the shuttered Gary casinos, received food boxes on Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Strada Education Network, a national social impact organization dedicated to forging pathways between education and employment, has released new data from its weekly, nationally representative survey of Americans on COVID-19's impact on their work and education.
New York reached a grim new milestone Wednesday in the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting 779 new deaths, the state's highest number yet for a single day. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the state's flags lowered to half-staff as the confirmed death toll there reached 6,268, more than double the fatalities in the 9/11 terrorist attack. "It is breathtaking," Cuomo said. Nationwide, health authorities have ...
Texas Rangers Hall of Fame member Josh Hamilton was indicted Monday on one count of injury to a child with intentional bodily injury, a third-degree felony, stemming from a Sept. 30 incident in which he allegedly injured his oldest daughter. Hamilton pleaded not guilty Oct. 31 after turning himself in on Oct. 30 and was released on a $35,000 bond. But the case will be delayed indefinitely ...
When young people beat you up for telling them the truth about the coronavirus - that they, too, can acquire the disease, need hospitalization, and die from COVID-19 if they don't practice social distancing - we're in another kind of pandemic. This one is of immense selfishness, recklessness, and at this extreme, criminality. The beating in the head with baseball bats of a 61-year-old father ...
TAMPA, Fla. - Tom Brady said that he knew before the start of the 2019 season that it would be his final one after 20 years with the New England Patriots. "I don't think there was a final, final decision before it happened," Brady said Wednesday during an interview on the Howard Stern Show. "But I would say I probably knew before the start of last season that it was my last year. I knew that ...