Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

August 31, 2013

Inside Indiana business with Gerry Dick


Greensburg Daily News

---- — Dry spell hurting corn, soybeans

Purdue Extension specialists says hot, dry weather is damaging the state’s corn and soybean crops.

Bob Nielsen says yields from corn, the state’s largest crop, could drop up to 10 percent.

State Representative Pond resigning

Indiana House Representative Phyllis Pond (R-85) has announced her resignation.

She has represented her northeast Indiana district since 1978.

Pond says a diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis is leading her to leave office in September.

Pence names airport board president

Governor Mike Pence has appointed Hobart-based Luke Oil Co. President Tom Collins head of the Gary/Chicago International Airport Board. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has named four board members as well.

Lilly adds to board of directors

Eli Lilly and Co.’s (NYSE: LLY) board has elected Marschall Runge as a new member. He is the executive dean for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s school of medicine.

Angie’s List to be honored

Angie’s List Inc. (Nasdaq: ANGI) will be recognized later this year for its on-site daycare program. The consumer review company will receive the Terri Lynne Lokoff Child Care Foundation Corporate Leadership Award this November.