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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.

January 28, 2018

 

A map from the IBTA report that finds nine in 10 Hoosiers has access to high-speed internet.

Legislators To Address Rural Broadband Despite Encouraging Report

A report from an Indiana trade organization claims nine in ten Hoosiers have access to high-speed Internet, but legislators are not convinced.

January 12, 2018

 

A street in southern Indiana's rural Brown County.

Ind. Leaders Focus Efforts To Combat Opioid Crisis On Rural Areas

Data shows rates of drug overdose deaths are continuing to rise in rural areas of Indiana, surpassing metropolitan numbers.

January 5, 2018

 

Around 400 Hoosiers joined Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor for a rural opioid addiction symposium Friday in Lebanon.

Hoosiers Gather For Rural Opioid Addiction Symposium

Residents living in rural Indiana are looking at different ways to fight the opioid epidemic.

October 11, 2017

 

Indiana Rural Health Association advocates value-based reimbursement for medical services as opposed to fee-for-service price models

$1M Award To Benefit Midwestern Tele-Health Resource Providers

Indiana Rural Health Association, Upper Midwest Telehealth Resource Center to receive $325,000 per year across next three years.

July 25, 2017

 

Map of rural health facilities in Indiana.

Hospitals In Rural Indiana Communities Rank Top In Country

Ranking Indiana ninth in the country, The Health Resources and Services Administration is recognizing 10 states for improving healthcare in their communities.

March 17, 2017

 

Energy cooperatives like UDWI began in the 1930s to provide electricity to rural areas of the United States.

High Electric Rates Prompt Residents To Try Ousting Co-Op Board

Why some southwestern Indiana residents are running against long-time incumbents for a spot on their energy cooperative's board of directors.

December 28, 2016

 

An in-state study earlier this year found that one in five newborns tested positive for opioids.

More Babies Born Drug Dependent In Rural Areas

A new national report finds the number of babies born addicted to drugs has risen sharply, especially in rural areas.

September 11, 2015

 

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Without High-Speed Internet, Rural Indiana Could Suffer

About 44 percent of Hoosiers living in rural areas don't have access to high-speed Internet.

September 3, 2015

 

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Rural Areas Look To Task Force To Address Heroin Problem

Rural areas often have the most difficult time addressing drug problems because of a lack of resources.

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