New Mileage Standards Will Double Fuel Efficiency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is set to announce new regulations that would force the average gas mileage of new cars and trucks to nearly double in the next 13 years. The rules, first proposed last year, would require new cars and trucks to average 54.5 miles … Read More

Sale Of Invasive Aquatic Plants Banned

Effective Aug. 31, it will be illegal to sell 28 invasive aquatic plants in Indiana. The new rule, which was recently approved by the Indiana Natural Resources Commission, also makes offering such plants for gift, barter, exchange or distribution illegal. The purpose of this rule is to help … Read More

OrthoWorx Names New CEO

OrthoWorx announced today that Sheryl Conley has been named Chief Executive Officer, replacing David Floyd, who is returning to industry. Conley is a Warsaw native and served for 25 years until 2008 in various management capacities at Zimmer where her last position was Group President, Americas and Global … Read More

Meijer Plans Start To Take Shape

With all of its necessary permits in place and road work along U.S. 30 nearly finished, construction on the new Meijer store is expected to start as early as next week. Ground for the new building is already moved and prepped for the heavy work to begin. Meijer’s … Read More

South Bend Man Dies In Toll Road Crash

Shortly before 5 p.m. today, troopers from the Indiana State Police Toll Road Post responded to a report of a personal injury accident on the Indiana Toll Road near the 90-mile marker in Elkhart County. The crash, which occurred in the west bound lanes, shut down traffic for … Read More

Prep Polls

Girls Cross Country 1. Carmel; 2. West Lafayette; 3. FW Carroll; 4. Terre Haute North; 5. Columbus North; 6. Hamilton Southeastern; 7. Avon; 8. Northridge; 9. Center Grove; 10. Franklin Central; 11. Eastern; 12. Valparaiso; 13. Warsaw; 14. Westfield; 15. Noblesville; 16. Bloomington South; 17. Fishers; 18. Huntington … Read More

Gregg ‘Leaning’ To Hybrid Health Exchange

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg says he likely would support a hybrid health insurance exchange for Hoosiers if elected in November. Gregg says the hybrid plan would offer the state more flexibility while placing more costs on the federal government. Gregg and running mate Vi … Read More

Second Hoosier Death Linked To West Nile

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Health officials say an Indianapolis -area resident has died from West Nile virus, the second confirmed Indiana death this year from the mosquito-borne illness. The Marion County Public Health Department announced the death Monday. It says West Nile virus has been identified in mosquitoes in … Read More

IU, Ivy Tech Form IT Partnership

Indiana University and Ivy Tech Community College announce a technology support partnership to help college students use technology for increased success. Beginning in mid-October, IU’s award-winning client services and support division will provide 24/7 IT help desk and support services via telephone and email for faculty, staff and … Read More

UPDATE: Suspect In Custody After Chase

It took police about 10 minutes to apprehend a suspect who was involved in a minor traffic accident and fled the scene Monday afternoon in Warsaw. At approximately 1:10 p.m. Monday, officers of the Warsaw Police Department noted the suspect was involved in a minor collision at Winona … Read More

Former NW Resident Dies In Trailer Fire

A former North Webster resident perished in a mobile home fire early this morning in nearby Albion. Jennifer Murphy, 40, reportedly became trapped inside her trailer when a fire started at about 5 a.m. today. The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the blaze, which fully consumed the … Read More