• Corporation Acquires IN Paper Straw Company

    A Wisconsin-based company has acquired a growing Indiana paper straw manufacturer. Aardvark Straws is located in Fort Wayne and claims to be the sole U.S. producer of paper straws. It’s owned
     
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  • Schools Determining How to Use Metal Detectors

    As more than 350 Indiana school districts wait for handheld metal detectors to arrive from the state, many haven’t adopted policies outlining how they’ll use them. The wands present some legal issues
     
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  • Indiana Statehouse (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)

    State a Step Closer to Cutting Air Pollution Notices

    The state is moving forward with plans to stop posting air pollution notices in newspapers, despite opposition. The notices let people know if someone has applied for a permit to
     
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  • Some of potential "patients" for Purdue veterinarians at the Indiana State Fair.  (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)

    Purdue Vet Students Learn Valuable Skills at Fair

    For the fifth year, Purdue veterinarian students have partnered with the Indiana State Fair. On a peak day, there are more than 1,000 animals at the Indiana State Fair. Purdue
     
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  • VU Announces Plans for Expansion

    Vincennes University has announced intentions to expand into the city’s Historic District. That expansion took it’s first official step last night as VU’s Vice President of Finance and Government Relations
     
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  • Perdue Ag to Reopen Cargill Elevator

    A recently closed grain elevator in Vincennes will be reopened. Perdue AgriBusiness has announced they will purchase and reopen the former Cargill grain elevator in Vincennes. Cargill closed the elevator
     
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  • Invasive Species Now Regulated in Knox Co.

    A new ordinance is now in place to regulate invasive plant species in the area. The Knox County Commissioners unanimously approved the ordinance, which outlines what plants can no longer
     
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  • Commissioners Make Change to County EDIT Plan

    The Knox County Commissioners have voted to alter the county EDIT plan. By a vote of 2 to 1, the Commissioners approved taking dollars from the EDIT fund to move
     
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  • United Way Still Seeking VITA Volunteers

    Joyce Conrad the VITA Volunteer coordinator for Knox County United Way is looking to recruit and train prospective volunteers for the VITA program. The volunteers assist the United Way in
     
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  • (Courtesy of Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture)

    Ag Barometer Sees Record Decline

    Purdue University’s Ag Economy Barometer, which measures producer sentiment, has seen record declines following establishment of the Trump administration’s tariffs. July’s declines were the biggest since the measure was first established in
     
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