Kokomo, North Vernon and Salem are among the Indiana communities getting what Greencastle has long wanted: a highway bypass.
Putnam County Airport is looking to the community to contribute funds to help repave and remodel the runways.
One urban planning expert says if the cash is poured into trails, it may pay the city back more than other investments.
Republicans say they'll start trying to find candidates for the new seats almost immediately.
With the state announcing a budget surplus of more than $2 billion, some have called for the state to return funds back to local governments.
Ascena Retail Group plans to open an e-commerce distribution site in Greencastle.
Hoosiers can take a tour of Greencastle from a thousand feet in the air while riding in a 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airplane.
Some of the checks were dated as far back as March, despite a state law requiring that they be deposited within 24 hours of receipt.
Greencastle and North Vernon received cash in the first round of Stellar Communities grants in 2011.
No tornadoes have been confirmed yet by the National Weather Service.