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Sara Wittmeyer

Sara Wittmeyer is the News Bureau Chief for WFIU and WTIU. Sara has more than a decade of experience as a news reporter and previously served with KBIA at the University of Missouri, WNKU at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY, and at WCPO News in Cincinnati.

Recent Posts by Sara Wittmeyer

April 14, 2017

 

The UDWI cooperative is broken up into 8 districts, with a board member representing each one.

Candidate’s Win In Disputed Electric Co-Op Election Stands

Todd Carpenter was elected to the board Saturday, but his win was called into question after someone filed a petition challenging his candidacy.

April 8, 2017

 

The UDWI cooperative is broken up into 8 districts, with a board member representing each one.

Incumbents Ousted, UDWI Co-Op Elects 3 New Members

UDWI held its annual meeting Saturday and ratepayers got to vote on three board positions.

April 7, 2017

 

The lights around the dome used to be incandescent, but after a recent renovation they're now all LED.

West Baden Hotel Unveils Renovation To Historic Dome

Guests can also now see a nightly virtual light show thanks to all-new LEDs surrounding the dome's interior.

April 7, 2017

 

Electricity Meter

Co-Op Members Head To Polls Saturday For UDWI Election

Electric cooperatives are designed to operate like a democracy, but some ratepayers say they feel like their opinion doesn't matter.

March 31, 2017

 

Coal Plant

Trump’s Energy Order Likely To Do Little For Indiana Mining Jobs

While people in the industry are hopeful the president’s executive order overturning many Obama-era regulations will help, it might not make a huge difference.

March 31, 2017

 

richard lugar

Lugar, Hamilton Worried About Global Diplomacy

Former Republican Senator Richard Lugar and former Democratic Congressman Lee Hamilton helped shape U.S. national security.

March 30, 2017

 

ISTEP

Senate Panel Moves Forward ISTEP Replacement Bill

A bill to overhaul Indiana’s standardized tests passed out of a Senate committee Wednesday but some lawmakers say the legislation doesn't go far enough.

March 17, 2017

 

Energy cooperatives like UDWI began in the 1930s to provide electricity to rural areas of the United States.

High Electric Rates Prompt Residents To Try Ousting Co-Op Board

Why some southwestern Indiana residents are running against long-time incumbents for a spot on their energy cooperative's board of directors.

March 15, 2017

 

Members of the Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC are encouraging more voter participation in the contested board of directors race.

Why You Should Care About Your Electric Co-Op Election

About 1.5 million Hoosiers get power through rural electric cooperatives, not for-profit utilities that provide electric in rural areas.

February 28, 2017

 

Toby Strout

Former Executive Director Of Middle Way House Dies

Toby Strout worked for the non-profit domestic violence shelter for more than 30 years.

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