Lafayette's mayor has opposed basing the exchange in a residential neighborhood since county commissioners voted in November to start the program.
The section is scheduled to be complete on June 28, 2017.
Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.
The city has lost out on several conventions due to begging in downtown, say some in the business community.
Several schools say they expect to receive results from the ISTEP exam later than usual because they had to shut down testing for two days earlier this month.