DeMOTTE — The organizers of the annual Rotary Ramble held out for as long as possible before deciding to cancel this year’s race, but ultimately they ran out of time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MONTICELLO — A large crowd greeted new Indiana Beach owner Gene Staples early Friday morning as the 94-year-old amusement and water park resort re-opened its doors for the first time this season.

Rensselaer Area Ministerial Association (RAMA) has been awarded CARES Act federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board program.


NEWTON COUNTY — The Newton County Coroner’s Office, in conjunction with the Newton County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police, have confirmed the identity of the woman found June 3 along County Road 600 East just south of Indiana 10.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court has received an affidavit of resignation from Rensselaer attorney and former judge Robert Monfort.

REMINGTON — The Remington Town Council voted to reopen the town hall to the general public and the Remington Depot will begin accepting rental applications June 15.

REMINGTON — Like many towns and cities in the area, Remington temporarily suspended utility shutoffs for the duration of the COVID-19 health emergency while encouraging people to stay current on their bill.

RENSSELAER — Calls to the Rensselaer Police Department of possible drug activity at a home on the 400 block of N. Weston Street in Rensselaer led to the arrest of two Rensselaer men on Tuesday.

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ag-Analytics is excited to announce the opening of a new office facility at the Convergence Center at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The location will foster ideas and encourage collaboration between industry professionals and Purdue University faculty and students in a COVID Smart environment.

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Groups including children and adults with medical conditions living in the Region were advised to continue taking precautions Friday, as an air quality alert issued Thursday was extended into the next day.

CHICAGO - A 34-year-old woman was shot and killed and two others were injured Saturday morning on the 31st Street bridge over Lake Shore Drive, according to Chicago police. The killing was the second to occur on July 4, a notoriously violent holiday in Chicago. From 3 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday, 16 people were also injured. Earlier in the week, Superintendent David Brown spoke of clearing ...

North Korea is ruling out more talks with the U.S., saying the American authorities are using the idea as a mere political tool. "We do not feel any need to sit face-to-face with the U.S.," North Korea Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui said, according to the official Korean Central News Agency Saturday. The U.S. does not consider the North Korea-U.S. dialogue as anything more than a tool for ...

In appointing a relatively unknown figure to be his new head of government, Emmanuel Macron is sending out a clear message: His solution to turning around the flagging presidency is more Macron. The mayor of a small southern French town, 55-year-old Jean Castex only started to make a name for himself earlier this year when he was appointed to oversee the national plan for lifting the ...

LOS ANGELES - As protests over the police killing of George Floyd raged across the nation, the University of Southern California removed the name of one of its most influential leaders from a landmark building on campus. The decision to strip the name of its fifth president, Rufus B. von KleinSmid, a eugenics leader, from among its tallest buildings brought cheers. President Carol Folt said ...