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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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  • 'Carl Fisher' Historical Marker to be dedicated in Greensburg A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating American entrepreneur, Carl Fisher, is scheduled for 5 p.m., May 16, at the Washington Street entrance to the Decatur County Courthouse, located at 150 Courthouse Squar

    April 17, 2014

  • nws-gb041714-st. maurice photo 1 St. Maurice close to municipal water ST. MAURICE -- A failing well at their rural home has forced Pat Kramer and his family to take long breaks between water-heavy activities such as washing clothes and taking showers. When the well was drilled in 1977, it delivered 18 gallons of water

    April 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • nwsgb041714-chautauqua panelists pic Elvis, '70s history makers highlight Chautauqua GREENSBURG - Reports of an Elvis sighting in Greensburg Tuesday night, however unsubstantiated, might not have been all that far from the truth. A man in a sparkling white tiger-themed jump suit took the stage at the Greensburg Community High School

    April 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • 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. April 17 6 to 7:30 p.m. - Crunch

    April 17, 2014

  • Farmers can sign up for disaster assistance now U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard announced April 9 that farmers can sign up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tue

    April 17, 2014

  • Commission tweaks sign ordinance GREENSBURG -- When City Engineer Gary Murray tried recently to enforce the local sign law, he noticed that he lacked the statutory powers. Last June, after years of discussion, committees and disagreements with some local business owners, the Greensb

    April 17, 2014

  • nws-gb041714- Pirate signs pic- page 1 Local banks fund Pirate championship signs GREENSBURG - Many local residents may have noticed the new additions to the "Welcome to Greensburg" signs posted at the five main entrances to the city. The Daily News spoke to Greensburg Mayor Gary Herbert to learn more about the new signs and how t

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • SDES “Pinocchio” is great family fun

    WESTPORT – Fifth and sixth grade students at South Decatur Elementary School (SDES) will stage a production of Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.” at 7 p.m. on April 24 and 25 at the school.

    After the roles were cast, students began practicing under the tutelage of SDES music teacher Karen Meeker in September.

    April 16, 2014

  • nws-gb041614-layton library lecture - pic - pg1 Jonestown survivor tells cautionary tale of history GREENSBURG -- Deborah Layton's nightmares of Jonestown ceased long ago, but even after all these years, one dream yet remains. It's a dream of her mother and it's very simple, Layton explained. She was speaking to a group of Decatur Countians Monday

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • At a glance... Obituary: Velma Carrie Lutes, 86 At a glance Courthouse closed for Good Friday Absentee voting will be closed at the Decatur County Courthouse Friday due to the closure of the courthouse in observance of Good Friday. Absentee voting is open from no

    April 16, 2014