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July 7, 2016

 

A house in the Old St. Louis neighborhood of Hope, down the road from one of the town's new hog CAFOs.

In Tiny, Rural Hope, Large Hog Farms Spark Economic Fears

Indiana is adding more large-scale hog farms every year. They're good business for farmers, but some neighbors say they can be bad for property values.

July 6, 2016

 

2nd place winner, family category: 2015 sand sculpture competition.

Indiana Dunes To Host 19th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

The Indiana Dunes State Park will host the sand sculpture contest on Saturday, July 9.

July 5, 2016

 

Indiana coast of Lake Michigan

Save The Dunes Searching For New Leader

Save the Dunes works to preserve the dunes in northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan watershed.

July 3, 2016

 

A Bloomington deer spotted with a radio tracking collar.

Bloomington Residents Tackle Growing Urban Deer Population

Bloomington’s growing deer population continues to be a nuisance to many residents.

July 2, 2016

 

CeCi the baby bison with her mother at Ouabache State Park.

Meet Centennial Cindy, Ouabache State Park’s Newest Bison

Interpretive Naturalist Jennifer Amstutz says CeCi will stay a bright copper color for the first few years of her life,

July 2, 2016

 

Baskets of blueberries in a market.

After 100 Years Of Blueberries, Indiana Is A Major Producer

98 percent of blueberry production in the United States comes from Indiana and just nine other states.

June 30, 2016

 

Dome

Notre Dame Wants To Stop Burning Coal On Campus

Notre Dame wants to cut its carbon footprint by more than half in the next 15 years

June 29, 2016

 

Coal

IPL Files Petitions In Order To Keep Burning Coal

The utility company recently filed the petitions with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.

June 27, 2016

 

Mount Baldy

Studies Find Fungi Caused Massive Sand Dune Collapse

A study concludes that fungi on the covered trees formed a sort of cement that allowed the sand to keep its hallowed out shape.

June 26, 2016

 

Eurasian Watermilfoil affects 126,000 acres of lakes and reservoirs in Indiana.

Invasive Plants Affect Recreation and Property Statewide

DNR grants are helping lakes, like Bloomington's Lake Lemon, combat invasive plants.

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