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April 1, 2014

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

Museum to open CityWay Gallery

The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art says it will open gallery space at The Alexander hotel in the CityWay neighborhood. The free exhibition is scheduled to open in September.

Jobs announcement set for Vigo County

Executives from an Iowa-based convenience store company will be in Terre Haute Tuesday for what is being called a major economic development announcement. Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to be on-hand to release details from Casey’s General Stores Inc. (Nasdaq: CASY).

Ranking focuses on hospital safety

A national consumer organization has unveiled its annual hospital safety rankings. The list from Consumer Reports examines the performance of more than 3,000 hospitals from throughout the country.

Women’s Fund forms incubator

Women’s Fund of Central Indiana has launched an incubator in hopes of funding entrepreneurs working on projects to improve the lives of young adult women. The organization says it is dedicating “ten years and millions of dollars” to its NEXT initiative.

STEM, liberal arts event set for Purdue

A conference focusing on the intersection of liberal arts and science, technology, engineering and math disciplines is set for next week at Purdue University. It will feature Logitech International SA (Nasdaq: LOGI) Chief Executive Officer Bracken Darrell and NPR “Tech Nation” Host Moira Gunn.

IU Event to Spotlight Business Analytics

Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business will host a business analytics forum this week in Bloomington.

The two-day event will feature executives from companies including Angie’s List Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGI) and Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY).

Green BEAN details leadership changes

The parent company of Indianapolis-based Green BEAN Delivery has named Shane Towne president. BEAN LLC says co-founder and former president Matt Ewer will serve as chief executive officer.

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    August 21, 2014

  • Spaghetti boosts Special Olympians GREENSBURG – For the fourth consecutive year, Decatur County Special Olympics athletes got a boost from a local fundraiser that was equal parts beneficial and delicious.The annual Decatur County Special Olympics Spaghetti Dinner took in $1,600 Friday

    August 21, 2014

  • nws-gb082114-motorcycle accident pic Man airlifted after motorcycle accident GREENSBURG – A Waldron man was airlifted from the scene of an accident Tuesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on a rural road and crashed in a bean field.Decatur County Sheriff Greg Allen said Raymie Davis, 52, was southbound on CR 7

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb082114-teen accident Teen thrown from car GREENSBURG – A 16-year-old Decatur County driver suffered several injuries and was ejected from his car after crashing on a rural roadway Tuesday night.The teen driver, whose name was not released Wednesday, sustained a broken collarbone, cracked ver

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-gb082114 unemployment photo July: Decatur had highest number of jobs in more than a decade GREENSBURG — Decatur County employers provided more jobs in July than in more than a decade.The county’s businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in July counted 12,907 employees, the most since November 2002, according to prelimin

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Decatur County Events Calendar Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.Aug. 2211 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Baked

    August 21, 2014

  • 'Family Connections' looks to empower families “Family Connections’ mission is building strong families. We believe by building strong families we build strong communities. We empower families to become the best they can be,” points out executive director Connie DeBurger. The southeastern Indiana

    August 20, 2014

  • nws-gb082014-cookie theft mug Girl Scout Cookie fund theft charged GREENSBURG – A man accused of stealing from a child’s Girl Scout Cookie fund now faces a local theft charge alongside drug-related offenses in a nearby county.Police arrested James K. Sparks, 30, on Monday, following the issuance of a warrant from th

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  • Events Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.Aug. 2211 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Baked

    August 20, 2014

  • nwnws-gb082014 record corn crop photo 2 Record crop, but low prices worry farmers GREENSBURG — Decatur County farmer David Miers said this year’s corn plants look better than any he has seen in all the 44 years he has raised crops.“The corn crop this year, at this point … best corn crop we’ve ever raised,” he said. “It’s absolutel

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