INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the life and legacy of General Colin Powell. Flags should be flown at half-staff immediately until…
PathStone is a non-profit housing counseling agency serving Delaware, Madison, Blackford, Randolph and Henry County. PathStone does free monthly workshops with the goal of helping the individu…
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) is recommending denial of Indiana Michigan Power’s (I&M’s) request for a $104 million annual rate increase.
In times when social media seems like a lifeline to the world - connections with family and friends at a distance because of the pandemic, a source of news about politics, climate change and a…
INDIANAPOLIS (Sep. 24) — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are available to eligible Hoosiers following federal authorization of …
STATEHOUSE (Sept. 15, 2021) – Today, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, in collaboration with the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration’s Division of Aging, announced 21 senior citizens recei…
INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the life of Cpl. Humberto "Bert" A. Sanchez of Logansport. Sanchez died while serving his country.…
INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 1) – Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb signed Executive Order 21-24. The Executive Order outlines directives to help manage the spread of COVID-19.
Twenty-one Indiana counties will receive funds to use to improve local water bodies, thanks to $1,450,800 in grants awarded by DNR Director Dan Bortner through the Lake and River Enhancement (…
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 17) — The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) is notifying nearly 750,000 Hoosiers that data from the state’s COVID-19 online contact tracing survey was improperly accessed.…
If you are an Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) customer and would like to comment on the utility’s pending rate request, you have the chance to do so.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced today (Aug. 9, 2021) that Hoosiers in 76 counties across the state can resume feeding birds but asks that residents of the remaining count…
Three-time Randolph County champion and three-time semi-state qualifier Carter Miller lead Monroe Central's Cross Country team into Saturday's IHSAA New Haven Semi-State as the Golden Bears hope to make one final big splash to cap yet another historic season.
Monroe Central moves to 8-0 on the season with a 52-0 home victory over Purdue Polytechnic on the Golden Bears’ Senior Night.
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Here is your lowdown for Friday, Oct. 15
The stakes are high Friday night at Union City where two of Randolph County's football teams battle for the bragging rights of the traveling trophy known as the "Milk Can."
Today at 5:00 PM at Randolph Eastern School Corporation, a meeting will be held to discuss and vote on the proposed renovation projects at the school. These projects have been quite controversial due to their impact upon the taxes of individuals in not only Union City, but Jackson and Wayne …
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that Hoosiers age 50 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. This expansion of eligibility makes the vaccine available to an additional 412,000 Hoosiers.
On Friday afternoon Dakota Crabtree, Chief Operating Officer of Thompson Group Insurance was at the Parker City Municipal Building to present Parker City Police officers a check for $3, 720. The money was a public safety grant from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan, Inc. (IPEP). The money w…
Randolph County continues to do well in terms of community spread. I expect our metrics will be “Blue” this week (the best rating) and that the advisory level will drop to Blue also. The advisory level drops whenever there are at least 2 consecutive weeks of improved community spread by the …
As of Tuesday 2/23/2021 the county has had a total of 2,300 cases of Covid-19, with 76 deaths and 2,217 recoveries. At the time of this writing there are seven active cases in the county.
The Indiana Department of Health has selected Randolph County for a mobile vaccine clinic this week. Eligibility for the vaccine is expected to be 60 and over will be announced soon.
(The Center Square) – The Indiana School Boards Association is taking a low-key approach to the letter sent by its national association to President Joe Biden, asking for the FBI, Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security to look at prosecuting parents who misbehave at school board meetings.
The average cost of a college education in the United States is $35,720 a year — three times higher than it was two decades ago. While rising tuition costs are discouraging many Americans from enrolling, a college education is an investment that can broaden access to career opportunities, improve job security, and increase earning potential. […]
FISHERS, Ind., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, has named Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO. He will assume the role on November 29, 2021.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bloomerang, the complete donor management solution for thousands of small and medium-sized nonprofits, today announced the availability of new fundraising tools within the Bloomerang donor platform. Bloomerang customers now have direct access to modern, easy-to-use fundraising tools, including donation pages, embeddable donation plug-ins, peer-to-peer (P2P) and crowdfunding features, event management features and a donor portal where donors can manage their own accounts. With Bloomerang, nonprofits now have more ways to develop donor relationships that last a lifetime.
SYRACUSE, Ind., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- POLYWOOD, the longest-established manufacturer of outdoor furniture made from genuine POLYWOOD lumber, is expanding into new markets with the launch of its PW Designer Series.
Democratic precinct leaders in Senate District 4, which includes parts of Porter and LaPorte counties, are scheduled Thursday to select one of the five to complete the final year in Tallian's term.
DUBLIN, Ohio and EVANSVILLE, Ind. and HOUSTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- To help advance the goal of sustainably sourcing 100% of its customer-facing packaging by 2026, Wendy's is announcing a new collaboration with packaging and plastics industry leaders Berry Global and LyondellBasell. The collaboration will support Wendy's move from a selection of plastic-lined paper cups with limited recyclability to single-substrate, clear plastic drink cups that more consumers will be able to recycle – an important pathway toward circularity. Based on a mass balance approach, the cups will also use 20% ISCC-certified, recycled plastic across all North America restaurants – a quick-service restaurant industry first – with the potential to increase the amount of recycled plastic used in the future.
Collaboration helps divert waste from landfills, advances pathway to circularity
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society (ACS) has announced a partnership with HealthLinc to improve colorectal cancer screening rates as part of the national Return to Screening (RTS) initiative. This is part of an overarching cohort with more than 51 institutions across the country to drive quality improvement processes and interventions to deliver cancer screenings appropriately, safely, and equitably during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. This specific intervention made possible through charitable support provided by Roche Diagnostics.
(The Center Square) – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita is leading a multistate effort to push back against the Biden administration’s plan to take federal action against parents speaking out at school board meetings across the country on masks, critical race theory and other issues.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with SONAX USA and has named the company Official Car Care Product of the IMS Museum.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Advocacy Summit (HAS), a nonprofit that facilitates events, meetings, and programs to empower young adults with chronic and rare conditions has released a new resource about advance care planning.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD), one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, today announced it intends to release third quarter 2021 financial results after market close on Monday, October 18, 2021. The teleconference is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday October 19, 2021 and will be hosted by Mark D. Millett, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, and Theresa E. Wagler, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
INDIANAPOLIS and PARIS, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamus Networks, a global provider of high-performance network threat detection and response systems, today announced its extensive participation in this Suricon 2021, the annual conference dedicated to the Suricata open source network security engine. Two of the company's founders and technical leaders, Chief Technology Officer, Éric Leblond and Chief Strategy Officer, Peter Manev will combine to present four technical sessions and one two-day advanced training workshop. All sessions are virtual.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven Data, the most innovative marketing technology provider in automotive, today unveiled its latest breakthrough report of live data and analytics designed to optimize dealerships' operational performance and secure customer loyalty. The new Live Stats report extracts data from dealerships' CRM, DMS and inventory management systems and processes it into usable, actionable intelligence, providing valuable guidance for dealers during one of the most disruptive periods in auto retail history.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults with type 2 diabetes with increased cardiovascular (CV) risk experienced superior A1C and body weight reductions from baseline across all three doses of tirzepatide compared to titrated insulin glargine in detailed results from Eli Lilly and Company's (NYSE: LLY) SURPASS-4 clinical trial, which were published today in The Lancet. At 52 weeks, the highest dose of tirzepatide led to an A1C reduction of 2.58 percent and reduced body weight by 11.7 kg (-25.8 lb., -13.0 percent) compared to results for those treated with insulin glargine (A1C reduction of 1.44 percent and weight gain of 1.9 kg [+4.2 lb., +2.2 percent]) for the efficacy estimand.i,1
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Byers Scientific, a globally recognized leader in odor mitigation systems, recently announced their strategic partnership with Dutch innovative technology leaders, VFA Solutions. With the integration of VFA Solutions' patented ASPRA technology, the Byer's Scientific MT-6™ Molecular Filtration System stands to set new industry standards for efficacy and efficiency.
The million case milestone was passed Sunday. Unvaccinated individuals have accounted for 98.5% of Indiana's COVID cases, 99.97% of COVID hospitalizations and 99.99% of COVID deaths, the state said.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) has declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2021 of $0.85 per share on outstanding common stock.
INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the life and legacy of General Colin Powell. Flags should be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Oct. 22, 2021.
The State Board of Education is crafting a new assessment system for Indiana schools that seeks to go beyond a single "A" through "F" letter grade by assigning additional grades to schools based on a variety of student performance measures.
The Hoosier Lottery announced Monday that a ticket sold for the Saturday night Powerball drawing matched four of the five white balls and the red Powerball to win the game's third-highest prize.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Paul E. Dillard expressed condolences today concerning the passing of former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
HAMMOND, Ind., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital Marketing Competition, championed by Matthew Hanson and Matthew Wells of Purdue University Northwest in Northwest Indiana, is changing the game for aspiring marketing professionals across the globe using a fusion of forward-looking educational material, accessible to marketing student teams and their professors to develop digital marketing campaigns for a real-life company.
CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Global and Black Book today announced an expanded relationship aimed at helping franchise and independent car dealers, OEMs, and third-party providers deliver a faster, easier and more digital experience to their retail consumers. By integrating Black Book's industry-leading VIN decoding and pricing algorithms with KAR's digital capabilities, industry-related companies of any size will be able to deliver instant, VIN specific guaranteed trade-in values to consumers via their own website or mobile app. The relationship will also leverage KAR's rapidly growing digital dealer-to-dealer marketplace, BacklotCars, to help dealers wholesale any unwanted trade-in inventory that results from those retail sales.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kittle Property Group, Inc. announces that its newest senior housing development, Reserve at White River, is now open and currently accepting leasing applications for residents age 55 and over.
CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegion, a leading provider of security products and solutions, today announced the first integration between Overtur™, Allegion's digital environment connecting all building phases in opening design, construction and ongoing management, and Software for Hardware® , an industry-leading software developed for door, frame and hardware distributors. This announcement comes in advance of this week's DHI conNextions, where both companies will be demonstrating the collaboration.
WINOOSKI, Vt. and INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Health, an employer health provider, announces the launch of a first-of-its-kind virtual primary care solution called Marathon Health Anywhere. The program leverages dedicated care teams and remote monitoring tools to ensure that companies can provide high-quality, advanced primary care to all employees — no matter where they live.
Hoosier lawmakers are encouraging Northwest Indiana college students and recent graduates to apply to work as paid interns at the Statehouse during the 2022 General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The #77 Compass Racing trio of Ashton Harrison, Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry took Silver Cup class honors today in their Acura NSX GT3 Evo at the Indianapolis 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge. The class win followed a breakthrough victory earlier in the day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as Harrison and McMurry claimed the overall and Pro/Am class win in the opening three-hour Fanatec GT World Challenge America portion of the race.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The #77 Compass Racing trio of Ashton Harrison, Mario Farnbacher and Matt McMurry took Silver Cup class honors today in their Acura NSX GT3 Evo at the Indianapolis 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge. The class win followed a breakthrough victory earlier in the day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, as Harrison and McMurry claimed the overall and Pro/Am class win in the opening three-hour Fanatec GT World Challenge America portion of the race.
A 43-year-old man fired multiple shots at police, and managed to avoid several shots fired by police, during a daylong standoff Saturday in Calumet City, Illinois.
Kendell Culp, a Rensselaer Republican, recently announced he's running in the open-seat race to represent the new District 16 in the Indiana House.
Emissions tests for 2022 can be completed during the final three months of 2021, and the result will be valid until the vehicle is next required to be tested in 2024, according to the program rules.
The United States has some of the highest levels of income and wealth inequality in the world. U.S. Federal Reserve data shows that the wealthiest 10% of Americans control $93.8 trillion, more than double the $40.3 trillion in the hands of the remaining 90% of Americans. The income and wealth divide only appears to be […]
Hammond police are still seeking information on the shooting and asked anyone with information to Detective Sgt. Shawn Ford at 219-852-2998.
(The Center Square) – The head of Indiana’s largest association of small businesses said this week the lack of workers to fill jobs in the state is a “serious, serious problem” that may result in many more business closures.
FISHERS, Ind., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- StorageMart welcomes its third Indiana location to its growing portfolio in Indianapolis after a recent acquisition of a CubeSmart Self Storage facility.
PathStone is a non-profit housing counseling agency serving Delaware, Madison, Blackford, Randolph and Henry County. PathStone does free monthly workshops with the goal of helping the individual and families build their financial capacity. This month our topic will be:
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) is recommending denial of Indiana Michigan Power’s (I&M’s) request for a $104 million annual rate increase.
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon, a global leader in the ownership of premier shopping, dining, entertainment and mixed-use destinations, today announced details for its third quarter 2021 earnings release and conference call.
For the first time in years, the costs of operating the Gary Community School Corp. should be fully covered by ongoing revenues as soon as Dec. 31, 2021.
FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a minority equity interest in New Process Steel, L.P. ("New Process Steel" or "New Process"). New Process Steel is a metals solutions and distribution supply-chain management company headquartered in Houston, Texas, with a focus toward growing its value-added manufacturing applications.
ELKHART, Ind., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- THOR Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO) ("Company" or "THOR") announced today the closing on October 14, 2021 of its previously announced offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2029 (the "Notes"). The offering size was increased from the previously announced offering size of $400 million aggregate principal amount of notes. The Notes will mature on October 15, 2029.
CARMEL, Ind., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- KAR Auction Services, Inc., d/b/a/ KAR Global (NYSE: KAR), a leading operator of digital marketplaces for wholesale used vehicles, has completed the acquisition of CARWAVE Holdings LLC ("CARWAVE") for $450 million in cash. The acquisition builds on KAR's fast growth in the dealer-to-dealer segment, accelerates profitability, positions the company to achieve its long-term goals and enhances the company's differentiated combination of digital marketplaces and physical network.