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January 25, 2017

 

Shades State Park in western Indiana.

Indiana State Park Passes Again Available At Libraries

Beginning on Feb. 1, library districts across Indiana each will have one of 240 state park passes placed in circulation for borrowing.

January 24, 2017

 

Authorities say the endangered Whooping Crane was shot and killed in early January.

Reward In Indiana Whooping Crane Killing Grows To $15,000

A 5-year-old female crane was found dead Jan. 3 in southwestern Indiana, apparently killed by a high-powered rifle.

January 19, 2017

 

A sign from the Environmental Protection agency warns residents not to play in the soil, which is contaminated with lead and arsenic.

Pence Administration Denied East Chicago Emergency Declaration

The City of East Chicago informed residents last week that the Pence administration denied the request for an emergency declaration.

January 18, 2017

 

The Hornbeam Nature Preserve is within Whitewater Memorial State Park.

State Approves Three New Nature Preserves

With the addition of the three properties, the Hoosier state now has 277 state-designated sites protected by the Nature Preserves Act of 1967.

January 14, 2017

 

Rusty Patched Bumblebee

Locals Hope Endangered Status Will Help Protect Bee Population

The Rusty Patched Bumblebee is native to the Midwest.

January 12, 2017

 

Dr. Ben Carson responds to Indiana U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly at his confirmation hearing to lead the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Carson Addresses East Chicago Lead Contamination At HUD Hearing

Carson was answering a question from U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) at the confirmation hearing to lead the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

January 11, 2017

 

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Indy Community Groups Win National Redevelopment Award

Community groups on the east side of Indianapolis won a national award to redevelop an abandoned industrial site.

January 6, 2017

 

bear

Experts: Indiana Black Bear Hibernating In Wildlife Refuge

The bear is one of two black bears confirmed in Indiana in the past year.

January 4, 2017

 

whooping crane

Endangered Whooping Crane Found Fatally Shot In SW Indiana

The crane was found in an agricultural area not far from where another whooping crane was killed a few years ago.

January 3, 2017

 

paoli peaks

Paoli Peaks Suspends Operations Due To Warm Weather

The ski business closed temporarily because of weather conditions Monday.

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