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Hoosier Prairie Students Enjoy “Starbooks Cafe”

Terre Haute, Ind – On Wednesday Hoosier Prairie Elementary School opened its “Starbooks Cafe.” Once a month, students can go to the cafe before school and spend play money they’ve earned for good behavior. They receive a

Card Skimmer Found On ISU Credit Union ATM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.  – Officials at the Indiana State Credit Union say a card skimming device was found on one of their ATMs. According to their Facebook page post, a “deeply-inserted skimming device” was found at the

Identity Of Found Kayaker Released

VIGO COUNTY, Ind.  – The identity of a kayaker has been who was found dead in a West Terre Haute lake back in August has been determined. According to Vigo County Coroner Susan Amos, the victim was

ISTEP Results Released

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Spring 2018 ISTEP results were released on Wednesday afternoon by the Indiana Department of Education. Performance remained stable in many areas. There were slight increases in grade eight English/language arts and grade three

Northern Vigo County Home Damaged By Fire

VIGO COUNTY, Ind – Otter Creek firefighters were called out Wednesday morning to a house fire at 7701 N. 38th Street. Two rooms suffered damage. No injuries were reported and a cause has not been determined.

Rose-Hulman To Break Ground On New Academic Building

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – As part of this weekend’s Homecoming festivities, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is breaking ground on a new academic building that will provide collaboration workspaces, design studios, flexible classrooms, chemistry laboratories and faculty innovation

Largest Class In 40 Years To Study Ag At Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s College of Agriculture is filled with its largest undergraduate class in nearly 40 years. Purdue officials say that evolving student interests and changes in the world of agriculture have driven continued

BMV To Close In Observance Of Columbus Day

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says all of its license branches will be closed Saturday through Monday in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. It says license branches will resume regularly scheduled business hours

Vigo Jail Debate Continues

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. – Vigo County Commissioners held their regular meeting Tuesday morning. One major topic is the possible selection of the old International Paper property as a leading site for a new jail. After much protest