A Muncie group that opposes a proposal to build a new reservoir in central Indiana says the project raises health concerns, including waste from former auto industry plants that might contaminate the reservoir.
Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith said he'll meet with executives from five manufacturing companies near the city of Milan during the trip that starts Saturday.
Cindy Dunston Quirk spent a decade coming up with an allergy-free dog chew idea, then, within two weeks of deciding on elk antlers, had a product packaged and ready to sell.
Anderson Elks Lodge 209 wants to auction off its building at 1803 Broadway St. The lodge has about 260 members, a sharp decline from the nearly 2,000 members it boasted in the 1970s.
Organizer and environmentalist Clarke Kahlo told The Herald Bulletin that the group is trying to build public awareness of the amount of land that would disappear if the reservoir is built.
Work to rebuild a defective underground barrier designed to hold back tainted soil and groundwater at the site of a former auto parts plant should hopefully begin this year, the site's federal manager says.
Anderson-based Coeus Technology has invented a chemical that kills dangerous bacteria, including potentially deadly staph, by forming a germ-killing barrier that lasts two weeks to six months.
Economic development officials are proposing a $300 million reservoir on the White River about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis that would be a catalyst for new investments and jobs and would include marinas, boat docks and restaurants.
A wide-ranging gambling bill designed to protect Indiana casinos from border-state competition would allow live table games at two central Indiana racinos.