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Conner Prairie receives pledge of $500,000 gift from founders of Indiana-based Ricker’s Convenience Stores

Conner Prairie receives pledge of $500,000 gift from founders of Indiana-based Ricker’s Convenience Stores

FISHERS, Ind. (Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017/Conner Prairie) – The founders of an Indiana fuel and convenience store chain pledged a major financial gift to Conner Prairie tonight that will help restore a historic venue on museum property. Jay and Nancy Ricker, founders of Anderson, Ind.-based Ricker’s Convenience Stores, announced their commitment to donate $500,000 to […]

Representative Wright Recognizes Daleville High School’s Finest

Representative Wright Recognizes Daleville High School’s Finest

INDIANAPOLIS-The General Assembly joined State Representative Melanie Wright (D-Yorktown) in recognizing three Daleville High School girls and the Daleville baseball team. Marlee Hobbs, Mackenzie Riddle and Morgan Riddle are all juniors at Daleville High School and have been performing together since they were in second grade. In sixth grade the girls arranged their signature version […]

Comcast Foundation Awards More Than $140,000 In 2016 To Hoosier Nonprofits

Comcast Foundation Awards More Than $140,000 In 2016 To Hoosier Nonprofits

Grants help expand digital literacy, promote community service and build tomorrow’s leaders. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – JANUARY 25, 2017 – The Comcast Foundation announced today that it has awarded more than $140,000 in grants to nearly a dozen nonprofit organizations in Indiana in 2016. The grants help grow the impact of programs aimed at the Comcast […]

Cookware made with scrap metal contaminates food

Cookware made with scrap metal contaminates food

SAN FRANCISCO – Aluminum cookware made from scrap metal in countries around the world poses a serious and previously unrecognized health risk to millions of people according to a new study. The highest levels were found in cookware from Vietnam including one pot that released 2,800 times more lead than California’s Maximum Allowable Dose Level […]

Indiana Tax Season Opens Today

Indiana Tax Season Opens Today

INDIANAPOLIS (January 23, 2017) – Today, the Indiana Department of Revenue and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) opened the 2017 individual income tax filing season and began processing individual income tax returns. Tax season will close April 18, 2017. Electronic Filing The department encourages taxpayers to electronically file their tax returns. Advantages to filing electronically […]

Pelath On State Of State: Is Governor On Board For Tax Increases? Hard To Say

Pelath On State Of State: Is Governor On Board For Tax Increases? Hard To Say

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement after Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb gave his first State of the State address: “While Republicans in the Legislature are calling for new taxes on Hoosier motorists, it seems our governor is not yet ready to embrace their plan. “The […]

2nd Annual Health Care Education & Enrollment Event

2nd Annual Health Care Education & Enrollment Event

Outreach and enrollment specialists in Madison County stand ready to enroll Hoosiers Anderson, IN – Covering Kids and Families (CKF) of Madison County, health coverage advocates, are pleased to invite you the 2nd Annual Health Care Education & Enrollment Event to be held on January 23 from 9:00 a.m – 2:30 p.m. at The Excel […]

Pendleton Business Association Member Meeting

Pendleton Business Association Member Meeting

In March of 1997, nearly 20 years ago, the organization which later became known as the PBA was formed.  In 2017 we will celebrate our 20th year anniversary.  As the Town of Pendleton has grown the PBA has been transitioning to an organization focused on the growing business community.  We invite you to get engaged […]

Flood threats changing across US

Flood threats changing across US

The risk of flooding in the United States is changing regionally, and the reasons could be shifting rainfall patterns and the amount of water in the ground. In a new study, University of Iowa engineers determined that, in general, the threat of flooding is growing in the northern half of the U.S. and declining in […]

Mikesell’s Recalls Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips

Mikesell’s Recalls Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips

Mikesell’s Potato Chip Company. is recalling its 2.25 oz. Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella,, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea […]

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