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Local Schools Awarded "Four Star" Status By IDOE

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 1:15pm EDT

Nine southeast Indiana schools are among 281 in the state to earn the designation as a Four Star School.


AUDIO: Could Ferry Boat Improve Rising Star’s Fortunes?

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 1:06pm EDT

Could a ferry boat help improve the revenue picture at Rising Star Casino in Rising Sun? Local officials and casino executives may be willing to give it a try.


Road Closures This Week For Ester Ridge, State Line Roads

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 10:41am EDT

Dearborn County motorists may expect to run into some road closure signs this week.


Young Professionals Offering $500 Scholarships To Dearborn County's High School Seniors

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 10:21am EDT

Part of AIM Young Professionals of Dearborn County’s mission is to support the next generation of outstanding individuals and entrepreneurs.


Campaign Finance: Who's Funding Local Candidates?

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 10:04am EDT

Candidates in Indiana had to turn in their final campaign finance reports by April 17.


College Art Project Thief Caught On Camera

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 8:57am EDT

Part of two local college students' final semester projects go missing, and police are now on the case.


Religious Freedom Supporters Bash Lawmakers At Statehouse Rally

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 8:20am EDT

Indiana’s religious freedom law was the focus of a rally at the Statehouse on Monday, but it was the original law’s supporters – not detractors – that filled the halls.


Ritz, SBOE Chairperson Change Could Be Delayed Until 2017

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 7:39am EDT

Republicans in the Indiana General Assembly are changing course on their plan to remove Democratic State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz as chairperson of the State Board of Education.

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Ivy Tech Southeast Graduating 482 Students

Posted On April 28, 2015 at 7:10am EDT

A total of 482 students will receive 667 degrees during the Ivy Tech Community College Southeast commencement ceremony on May 10.


Indiana Experimenting With Online ISTEP Testing

Posted On April 27, 2015 at 3:15pm EDT

The Indiana Department of Education released a testing summary from the online administration of the ISTEP+ today. The summary includes data from Friday’s administration of the ISTEP+.