A northern Indiana county where horse-drawn buggies are damaging local roads is seeking a solution to its persistent road repair costs.
The wear and tear on Daviess County roads isn’t caused by Mother Nature – it's the result of horses.
Daviess County has more gravel roads than any other Indiana county, but the newly paved roads quickly suffer damage from the impact of steel horseshoes.
Orange County is home to about 300 Amish families who use horses and buggies to get around.
Purdue's researchers have started a pilot program to review how facilities are operated and whether dogs' health can be made better through certain changes.
The money will pay for upgrades to Cannelburg Road that include larger shoulders for Amish buggies.
Allergists across the country are resisting the conventional wisdom that kids should steer clear of microbes thought to induce allergies.
Daviess County officials say the rocks used in county roads are getting stuck in the horses' hoofs, which can cause the animal to become lame.
Populations in the older settlements continue to grow while newer Amish communities are being established.
Daviess County is building buggy lanes on a county road that has been the scene of some fatal collisions.