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RENSSELAER — The Christmas gift giveaway event for families of employees laid off from the Rensselaer Genova plastics plant is tentatively set to happen at 6 p.m. Dec. 23.

MILTON, Fla. — For many service members, hanging up the uniform at the end of a shift signifies the end of the work day and the beginning of some much needed downtime.

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JASPER COUNTY — The Keener Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched Sunday morning to the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 at the 231-mile marker for a semi fire.

RENSSELAER — The city’s annual Turkey Trot, a 5K walk/run intended to raise funds for a local family battling cancer, will once again start at the Jasper County REMC building at 280 E. Wood Road, at 9 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28.

RENSSELAER — Sunday’s Town Mall fire that virtually wiped out the entire building and offices of roughly 20 city and county enterprises has left local leaders and business owners without offices.

RENSSELAER — The Town Mall fire has left a lasting scar on the heart of downtown Rensselaer since Sunday, with many business owners without an office and first responders still contending with constant rekindlings.

RENSSELAER — Local firefighters were called in as early as 6:15 a.m. Wednesday morning to deal with a large fire at the ADM grain elevator in Parr, near the Fair Oaks Farms campus.

SASEBO, Japan — Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Stromberg, of Crown Point, said he wanted to get some training to build a skill from which he could base a career, while traveling and getting new experiences.

The Southern Indiana Cooperative Invasives Management has hired Erica Luchik as the new regional specialist for northwest Indiana. She began work on Jan. 7 for the state-wide Indiana Invasives Initiative project. The counties covered include Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, White, Cass, Starke, Mars…

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana University School of Medicine scientists and physicians brought in nearly $150 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in federal fiscal year 2018 — a 10 percent increase over the previous year and a new record for the school.

From Feb. 8-25, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 29 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 159 cases so far this year. They include 14 misdemeanors, four case-related…

From Feb. 1-5, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 18 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 130 cases so far this year. They include nine misdemeanors, five case-relate…

From Jan. 22-29, 2021, the White County Prosecutor’s Office filed 47 cases related to criminal matters for a total of 112 cases so far this year. They include 33 misdemeanors, eight case-relat…

Administration officials will brief President Joe Biden after traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border for operational briefings and to tour immigration facilities, the White House said. The group, led by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and White House Domestic Policy Adviser Susan Rice, visited a Department of Homeland Security Border Patrol facility and a Health and Human Services ...

ALBANY, N.Y. — The highest-ranking Democrats in the New York Legislature are questioning Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “ability to continue to lead” and calling on him to step down amid mounting sexual harassment claims. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie made the unprecedented move Sunday, just hours after the governor defiantly declared that he has no ...

The musicians who got us through a miserable year will help honor their communities at the Grammy Awards next weekend. Scheduled performers for the 63rd annual ceremony include Taylor Swift, Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion, Cardi B, Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish and Post Malone, the Recording Academy announced Sunday, a week before the show. Swift’s performance will mark her first appearance at ...