INDIANAPOLIS — Violent protestors supporting President Donald Trump breached the United States Capitol Wednesday, disrupting lawmakers as they prepared to certify the results of the 2020 election.
KOKOMO – As 2020 comes to a close and people across the world look towards 2021, many of those same people will begin to contemplate their New Year’s resolution. Losing weight, swearing less or being a better person are often discussed, but in the end, many find it difficult to see their goa…
INDIANAPOLIS—As Indiana ends 2020 still fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoosiers are urged to patiently await their time to be vaccinated, practice safety precautions and check on the mental health of themselves and others.
INDIANAPOLIS – With weeks to plan for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine in Indiana, the program seems to have hit a few snags as thousands inoculate against the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana business leaders view vaccines for COVID-19 as a primary ingredient in the state’s economic recovery. They also provide a mixed outlook on the prospects for their own organizations in the year ahead.
INDIANAPOLIS – Even as Indiana rolls out its first wave of vaccinations, state officials urged Hoosiers to continue socially distancing and wearing masks into the holidays to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Grown, a program of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), has announced a new online marketplace for their members. Through Shop Indiana Grown, eligible farms and small businesses will have access to larger consumer markets to sell their products, and cus…
PLAINFIELD – Duke Energy has more than $460,000 dedicated to its Indiana customers who are struggling to pay their electric bills this winter. The funds come from corporate contributions and customer donations.
INDIANAPOLIS — In terms of COVID-19 case numbers and positivity rates, Gov. Eric Holcomb told viewers of his weekly press conference that “the state of Indiana is on fire.”
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce is asking the state General Assembly to take steps in 2021 to reinforce Indiana’s status as an economic leader in order to help businesses and their workers emerge from the prolonged pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Activists supporting a transparent redistricting process are searching for members to be part of the nonpartisan Redistricting Shadow Commission and creating a website where private citizens can draw districts themselves and possibly earn a cash prize.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hospital representatives, nurses and doctors shared their heart-wrenching stories from the front lines in a bid to persuade Hoosiers to limit their Thanksgiving celebrations as Indiana fights against a surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations.
SOUTHEAST INDIANA – As Thanksgiving Day approaches, many families are already thinking about Christmas. For those who are including Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts as part of their holiday, more than 4,000 drop-off sites will soon be open.
INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 cases in Indiana have doubled each week for the past four weeks, prompting Gov. Eric Holcomb and State Health Commissioner Kris Box to announce the re-implementation of restrictions designed to reduce the deadly virus’ spread.
SEYMOUR — Sunday, Nov. 1, detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post began investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred along U.S. 50 (Tipton Street) near Burkhart Boulevard in Seymour.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), in partnership with Conexus Indiana, announced the second round of awards totaling approximately $3 million to 31 Indiana businesses in Manufacturing Readiness Grants, which Governor Eric J. Holcomb first announced in May. T…
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture on Wednesday (Nov. 11) will host a free Corn and Soybean Outlook webinar for the month of November. The webinar will be at 11:30 a.m. ET.
STATEHOUSE (Oct. 27, 2020) – State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville) said time is running out for local students to apply for a paid internship with the Indiana House of Representatives in Indianapolis.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana National Guardsmen will be deployed to the state’s 534 nursing homes within a month to supplement long-term care facility staff stretched thin by the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — For the second time, the three candidates vying for governor of Indiana faced each other in a virtual format Tuesday, with an emphasis on social issues such as marijuana policies, racial justice and infant and maternal mortality rates.
The United Way of Fayette County (UWFC) is working with Indiana United Ways (IUW) and United Way of Madison County (UWMC) to better serve the region. Under a service agreement, UWMC received a grant from IUW to assist organizations in Fayette and Rush Counties in responding to the COVID-19 p…
LAWRENCEBURG – Early Sunday morning, detectives with the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post were called to investigate an officer involved shooting and a separate homicide that occurred in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Two Lawrenceburg residents died as a result of the incidents.
INDIANAPOLIS) – Hoosier students and families are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is now open for the 2021-2022 school year. Now in a virtual format, College Goal Sunday will continue to provide help from experts so that more students can receiv…
INDIANAPOLIS — In Indiana’s first virtual gubernatorial debate, the three candidates shared opposing methods for handling the COVID-19 pandemic, mask mandates and closing nonessential businesses.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing $1.68 billion in payments to agricultural producers and landowners for the 21.9 million acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which provides annual rental payment for land devoted to conservation purposes.
WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers can now make elections and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2021 crop year.
COLUMBUS – The Columbus Redevelopment Commission has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation’s Nature grant program.
INDIANAPOLIS — For the last eight years, Indiana has ranked among the bottom 15 states in voter turnout, with about half of Hoosiers voting in presidential election years and as few as one in five in local elections.
SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Transportation will host open interviews for over 100 winter seasonal positions on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 11 locations around the state. Hiring events will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Indiana AgrAbility, hosted at Purdue University, and the Indiana chapter of the Farmer Veteran Coalition invite military veterans to join them for the Veteran Farmer Workshop and Indiana AgVets Update set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 20. The workshop will share state and natio…
INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for 2021 enrollment.
SEYMOUR — JCB has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association. The award was presented on September 29, 2020 by Amber Van Til, IBA President and CEO, in recognition of JCB’s Association involvement throughout 2019.
BROWNSTOWN – The Trump Administration has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing nearly $4 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Indiana. This investment is part of the $550 million Congress allocated to the se…
SWITZERLAND COUNTY – Tuesday, five residents of Switzerland County were arrested on numerous theft related charges after a six month investigation by the Indiana State Police-Special Investigations Section into theft from the Patriot Volunteer Fire Department.
COLUMBUS – KPIT Technologies Inc. (KPIT), a leading software integration partner to automotive and mobility original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers, has announced plans to grow its Columbus Technology Center. The company plans to continue its recent hiring trend, adding …
WASHINGTON — With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people receiving unemployment compensation that they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid owing taxes o…
INDIANAPOLIS —The Oct. 5 deadline for voter registration in Indiana is less than a week away and non-partisan groups are working to increase the number of people who can cast ballots in the Nov. 3 election.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue University are presenting a series of digital agriculture webinars each Thursday this fall, starting Oct. 1. The webinars will be at 12:30 p.m. ET.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. —Despite rapid growth in consumer demand for organic products that outpaces domestic supply, certified organic land accounts for less than 2% of U.S. farmland and even less in Indiana. Purdue Extension’s Organic Agriculture educators are working with farmers to understan…
WASHINGTON – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners of the September 30 deadline to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. This is a one-time opportunity for producers to update yields, which are used to calculate 2020 through 2023 …
INDIANAPOLIS — With the rate of positive COVID-19 cases slowing, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that the state will move to Stage 5 of the reopening plan first unveiled in the early days of the pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced that individuals can begin submitting applications for Program Year 2021 of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). An online application as well as more information can be found at eap.i…
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana will provide local adult education programs reimbursement for test fees for students who take the high school equivalency through December 30, according to Marilyn Pitzulo, associate chief adult education, of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil quality, reduce erosion and capture nutrients. Choosing the right cover crop, however, can be difficult.
INDIANAPOLIS – AgriNovus Indiana, an initiative to fuel growth in the state’s agbioscience economy, announced today the Field Atlas Ambassadors program, a peer-to-peer program that enables college students to explore a variety of agbioscience careers. This program is a function of Field Atla…
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