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February 22, 2018

 

A new solar installation at Crane will help power the base and the surrounding area.

Orleans School District Using Solar Panels To Power School

The school estimates the solar panels will save the district about $1.5 million overall.

February 21, 2018

 

This photo of flooded corn is from May 2016.

Widespread Flooding In Northern Indiana Could Slowly Recede

Continued flooding across northern Indiana has caused widespread road closures and warnings that it could take several days for high waters to recede.

February 20, 2018

 

Graphic photo of expected total rain for the week.

Flood Warnings, Advisories In Effect Across Central Indiana

Flood warnings and advisories are in effect for central and southern parts of Indiana this week. Forecasters are predicting another 3 to 6 inches of rain.

February 15, 2018

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

Indiana Supreme Court: Lake Michigan Shoreline Open To All

The ruling could be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

February 15, 2018

 

IU cross country course route overlaid on overview of new hospital design

Advocacy Group Petitions To Protect IU Cross Country Course

Friends of the IU Cross Country Course launched the petition on Sunday and has already collected more than 600 signatures.

February 15, 2018

 

A bridge in Columbus, IN.

Preservation Conference Held In Columbus For the First Time

The 49th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference Will Be Held In Columbus For The First Time.

February 13, 2018

 

A ground rig sprayer applies chemicals to a field.

State Says Education Is The Best Defense From Dicamba Runoff

Indiana’s State Chemist Office has been busy ahead of the 2018 planting season preparing farmers to use the powerful herbicide Dicamba.

February 13, 2018

 

DuPont Cleanup

Judge Denies East Chicago Residents Say In Cleanup Plans

A federal judge has denied East Chicago residents’ request to intervene in court proceedings concerning lead contamination in a public housing complex there.

February 13, 2018

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

Trump Budget Again Targets Regional Water Cleanup Programs

Trump's proposed 2019 budget for the Environmental Protection Agency released Monday would cut Great Lakes restoration funding by 90 percent.

February 9, 2018

 

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp Speaks Ahead Of Documentary Screening

Indiana native and musician John Mellencamp spoke at Indiana University Friday ahead of a documentary screening about the negative consequences of coal.

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