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Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Ligonier’s Library Reaches Readers At Laundromats

Employees at the Ligonier Public Library got creative when brainstorming how to promote reading during the summer.

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Arts and Culture

Courtesy/Three Rivers Distilling Co.

Raising A Glass To Local Spirits

Three Rivers Distilling Company, located on the south edge of downtown, in a historic warehouse building at the corner of Clinton and Wallace Streets, is the 1st craft distillery to open in northeast Indiana since prohibition.

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State News

Lindsey Wright / WFIU/WTIU News

Family Farm’s Sunflower Maze Attracts Thousands Of Visitors

A farm just North West of Terre Haute is growing in popularity thanks to its sunflower maze. L&A Family Farms is located in Paris, Illinois and offers guests the opportunity to walk through a maze. The family started the attraction just three years ago, greeting about 300 people the first year, but that quickly jumped to around 7,000 the following year. Nathan Augustus works on the farm. He says they’ve welcomed people from all over the country. “When you come out here and you just see a...

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Raising A Glass To Local Spirits

Jul 20, 2018
Courtesy/Three Rivers Distilling Co.

Three Rivers Distilling Company, located on the south edge of downtown, in a historic warehouse building at the corner of Clinton and Wallace Streets, is the 1st craft distillery to open in northeast Indiana since prohibition.

Lindsey Wright / WFIU/WTIU News

  A farm just North West of Terre Haute is growing in popularity thanks to its sunflower maze.

L&A Family Farms is located in Paris, Illinois and offers guests the opportunity to walk through a maze.

The family started the attraction just three years ago, greeting about 300 people the first year, but that quickly jumped to around 7,000 the following year.

Nathan Augustus works on the farm. He says they’ve welcomed people from all over the country.

The University of Southern Indiana is partnering with rural hospitals in its region to train student nurses in primary care roles.

Muncie’s building commissioner is pleading guilty to some federal fraud charges relating to work he did as a city official.  As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, the guilty plea is part of a deal that will dismiss more than 30 charges against him.

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry says Attorney General Curtis Hill was “plainly wrong” when he asked a court to block an investigation by the Inspector General and halt the appointment of a special prosecutor. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry says Attorney General Curtis Hill was “plainly wrong” when he asked a court to block an investigation by the Inspector General and halt the appointment of a special prosecutor.

Four women accused Hill of groping them at a party in March.

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he had no choice but to call for Attorney General Curtis Hill’s resignation. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he had no choice but to call for Attorney General Curtis Hill’s resignation.

That’s because Holcomb says he believes the four women who’ve accused Hill of groping them at a party in March.

Hundreds of teachers from across the country are stepping into the role of student this week as they learn skills like how to program robots.

More than 500 educators gathered in Bloomington this week to learn more about computer science and maker education, as part of the IT industry’s efforts to improve STEM education.

Sen. Young Advocates For Evidence-Based Policy Making

Jul 19, 2018
U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he pushes his Congressional colleagues to use evidence-based decisions when it comes to policy making. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) says he pushes his Congressional colleagues to use evidence-based decisions when it comes to policy making.

Young’s remarks came Thursday at the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

Araceli Gomez-Aldana

For migrants seeking asylum, the process can be confusing and long. 

For many people, reading and hearing about asylum process the terminology and policy can be difficult to sift through.

Courtesy/Club O

Club Orchestra started delivering music education to local elementary school students a decade ago through the Boys and Girls Club.

Last year, it stepped up its game, and its playing field, by partnering with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and the Fort Wayne Community School system.

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