4/8/2018 11:30:00 AM Morton J. Marcus is an economist formerly with the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. His column appears in Indiana newspapers. His column appears in Indiana newspapers.           It’s exciting when a Hoosier city is chosen as number one on a list of favorable attributes. Clearly, being number one in pollution or crime would not […]

The Grissom Air Reserve Base (ARB) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a community driven, cooperative, strategic planning effort between Grissom ARB, the surrounding local jurisdictions, and local community stakeholders. The JLUS will identify means of promoting land use, urban growth, and economic development that is compatible with the mission of the 434th Air Refueling […]

Peru, IN, Jan. 20, 2017 – Economic leaders drawn from a six-county region will be crafting a high-quality plan designed to build on the region’s economic strengths and serve as the blueprint for updating the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) last completed in 2012. This plan will center around fostering regional vitality through analysis […]

Governor Mike Pence filed a request for the loans on August 25. INDIANAPOLIS –The U.S. Small Business Administration has made low-interest disaster loans available in five northern Indiana counties following severe storms that hit the area in mid-August. Residents, businesses and nonprofits have until November 1 to apply for loan assistance. The loans are available […]

VOLUNTEER FIRE CHIEF SEMINAR District: District 04 County: Cass This seminar is designed specifically for the leadership of fire departments staffed primarily by volunteers. Information provided is pertinent to Fire Chiefs, All Officers, Elected Officials, Training Officers and those interested in promoting into those positions. The information provided is designed to educate, inform and provide […]