Tribal Chairman John Warren says this is the first time an Indian tribe having sovereign land in Indiana in 200 years.
The federal government approved a plan to place 166 acres into a trust. That clears the way for a casino development.
South Bend is one of the smallest cities in the program, with a population of around 100,000 people.
The Postal Service plans to replace its aging fleet with advanced vehicles that provide better fuel efficiency and zero-emission capability.
The Department of Public Works says the damage impacted streets, spillways, culverts and basins.
Runners participating in the Sunburst races in South Bend last weekend ran almost half a mile too far because the course distance was measured incorrectly.
Gerard Arthus won the Republican and Libertarian nomination. He is threatening to sue if he is forced to give up one of the nominations.
The Vice President as well as former House Speaker John Boehner are receiving the Laetare Medal from the university during its upcoming commencement.
Two Hoosiers receive the nation's top civilian honor; Purdue University President Mitch Daniels addresses student protesters' concerns.
A task force on drug enforcement and treatment met Thursday in South Bend for the third time this year.