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July 20, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick

South Bend Developer Planning Riverfront Condos

A South Bend-based development group wants to build a pair of eight-story condominiums along the St. Joseph River in the city. Wharf Partners LLC says the luxury towers are expected to be complete next year.

USI, Crane Grow STEM Partnership

The University of Southern Indiana is expanding a partnership with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. The Southwest Indiana STEM Resource Center will now offer science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning tools to organizations in seven additional counties.

Grand Opening Set For Red Skelton Museum

A museum honoring an iconic Indiana-born comedian is putting the final touches on a grand opening event. Thursday’s celebration will include tours of the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy at Vincennes University, which features more than $4.5 million worth of memorabilia.

BBC Scotland to Film at Indiana Attraction

BBC Scotland plans to film for three days this month at Wolf Park in Tippecanoe County. The network will record experiments showing how wolves react to scent and visual cues from humans.

Forum Aims to Boost Girls’ STEM Opportunities

The Indiana Girls Collaborative Project is holding an event next month designed to raise interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. The forum will also feature information on $10,000 in mini-grants through the organization.

Old National Hires Michigan Region President

Evansville-based Old National Bancorp (NYSE: ONB) has named Phil Harbert president of its new Michigan region. He previously served as a region president for South Bend-based 1st Source Bank.

Notre Dame Announces Appointments

The University of Notre Dame has named Laura Carlson dean of the Graduate School. She had been serving as associate dean. The university has also appointed Hugh R. Page dean of the First Year of Studies program.

State Unemployment Rate Inches Higher

The Indiana unemployment rate for June hit 8.4 percent, compared to 8.3 percent in May. The state says 5,300 private sector jobs were created in June, with most of that growth in manufacturing. Indiana Department of Workforce Development Commissioner Scott Sanders says the sector had its largest one-month job increase in nearly a decade.

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  • Fire destroys barn in Alert ALERT – Investigators have been unable to determine what caused a fire that destroyed a barn in the tiny community of Alert Friday evening.Westport Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jay Maddux told the Daily News the extensive damage to the structure,

    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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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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