Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Business

August 29, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Details $5 Million Campaign

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. has announced a $5 million campaign. The organization says the money will fund operations for five years.

State Taps McGraw Hill For GED Replacement

The state of Indiana is planning to hire CTB/McGraw-Hill LLC to provide a new high school equivalency exam. The assessment would replace the General Educational Development test, which is scheduled to double in price next year.

Oil Company Announces Indiana Expansion

Illinois-based Pioneer Oil Company Inc. is announcing a new Vincennes operation. The company is planning to move into a vacant downtown building that will house more than three dozen workers.

Weather, Feed Prices Dampen Hog Outlook

A Purdue University agricultural economist says dry weather and a sharp increase in feed prices may mean hog producers won’t return to profitability as soon as hoped. Chris Hurt says hog prices may increase as some producers scrap expansion plans.

Online Classes Boost Saint Francis Enrollment

The University of Saint Francis has announced record enrollment of more than 2,400 students for the fall semester. The school says much of the growth is due to online courses in its College of Adult Learning.

TinCaps Closing in on 2 Million Fans

Fort Wayne’s Minor League Baseball team is approaching two million total fans. Barring weather cancelations, the TinCaps believe the team will reach the mark before the end of the 2013 season.

Community Health Names North Region Leader

Community Health Network has named a president for its north region. Jason Fahrlander is joining the Indianapolis-based health provider after serving as chief executive officers of a medical center in Oklahoma.

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