A county that experienced nine tornadoes in the past decade is getting a grant to update their emergency operations center.
The expansion will double the number of veterans it can treat from about 3,000 to about 6,000.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight answers questions about the unemployment rate, opioid abuse, road diets and the 15 year city comprehensive plan.
Much of the damage happened around Kokomo and in the Franklin area south of Indianapolis from waves of storms that moved across the state Monday and Tuesday.
The 13-day Cops Cycling for Survivors ride is to begin Monday morning after a departure ceremony outside the Statehouse.
The partial Kokomo smoking ban allowed 21 and over bars and restaurants the option of allowing smoking.
Goodnight says the new Humane Society in Kokomo will include a cat cafe.
Marsh secured buyers for 26 stores, but a total of 18 are closing down as the Indiana-based chain goes through bankruptcy procedures.
Mayor Greg Goodnight says Vermilion Development of Chicago is building the four-story $23 million project on the former South Side Lumber site.
Goodnight says the flood waters have retreated enough for the city to host a formal dedication of Highland Park's rebuilt playground on Wednesday.