Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


July 12, 2013

Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick


Purdue to host program for Russian students

A group of Russian students will begin an entrepreneurship program next week at Purdue University. As part of the initiative, the students will develop and present business plans and discuss potential research collaborations with school researchers.

Allison names CIO

Indianapolis-based Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) has named Dean Ranalli chief information officer. He has worked at Allison since 2011, and has served as acting CIO for about one year.

Bridge demolition details emerge

Indiana and Kentucky transportation officials are releasing details for next week’s planned demolition of the old Milton-Madison Bridge. Exploding the approximately 2,400-foot-long structure will occur in three stages and require closing the new bridge temporarily, creating a no-fly zone and cutting off traffic on the Ohio River.

Health group partners with Minnesota company

The Indiana Health Industry Forum has signed agreements with Minnesota-based Merrill Corp. to serve as a preferred provider for its members. The partnership gives eligible companies discounts and benefits on some of Merrill’s online security and translation services.

Illinois consulting firm acquires Indy company

Indianapolis-based The Anson Group LLC has merged with a Chicago company. As part of the deal, former Anson Group Chief Executive Officer Colleen Hittle has become a managing director for Navigant Consulting Inc. (NYSE: NCI).

Grants to support programs for the elderly

The Central Indiana Community Foundation’s Senior Fund has awarded nearly $200,000 in grants to six organizations. The funding will support programs designed to boost quality of life for the elderly in central Indiana.

Verge names new leader

An organization to support Indiana startups is under new leadership. Verge has named Alec Synnestvedt executive director. He previously served as product marketing manager at Indianapolis-based T2 Systems and is a former Orr Fellow.

Purdue, corn groups team for biofuels study

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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 or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240. All July – International Crafts

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  • nws-gb072214-tenderloin throwdown pic 3 Tenderloin Throwdown throws spotlight on downtown square GREENSBURG – As a morning mist gave way to a pleasant Saturday afternoon, more than 800 hungry folks had converged on the Greensburg downtown square for the first “Tenderloin Throwdown.”They came to sample a variety of tenderloin sandwiches prepared

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  • nws-gb072214-decatur county commissioners - pic Commissioners hear reports on courthouse security, comprehensive plan GREENSBURG — The Decatur County Commissioners tackled a packed agenda Monday morning during their regular meeting at the Decatur County Courthouse, with reports by Decatur County Superior Judge Matthew Baily and Circuit Judge Timothy Day figuring pro

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  • nws-gb072214-dc fair erv - pic 02 EMA parked and ready during 2014 county fair GREENSBURG — The majority of attendees to the 2014 Decatur County Fair probably didn’t know Decatur County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Rob Duckworth was there, but that suited him just fine.Duckworth was onsite throughout the fair with

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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 or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240. All July – International Crafts

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  • nws-gb071914-Women in Biz pic 1 (Centerpiece pic) Knox inspires local businesswomen at conference GREENSBURG – The seventh annual Women in Business conference took place at Greensburg Elementary School Friday, with former WISH-TV news anchor and reporter Debby Knox serving as the keynote speaker.The event was put together by the Greensburg-Decatu

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