New city government officials took office this weekend. Columbus, Greenwood, and Mitchell all have new mayors this week.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security says Hoosiers in rural areas tend to be self-reliant than those in the cities.
Volunteers will meet at Am Vets building on Airport Road at noon to clean up after the tornado.
Marc Lotter, spokesman for Mayor Greg Ballard says police patrols, snowplow drivers and pothole crews will not be cut back because of expensive gas prices.
Some are seeking another term while others are deciding to take time off for various reasons.
Pam Chapman of Duke Energy says crews have been working around the clock to fix power lines and restore electricity to the Bloomington area.
Bloomington resident John Hamilton announced yesterday that he will run for mayor of Bloomington.
Three local politicians used last nights League of Women Voters forum to voice their opposition to a proposed amendment to the Indiana State Constitution.