JAG program expands in southeast Indiana

The Southeast Indiana Workforce Investment Board has expanded the Jobs for America’s Graduates program into three high schools in Decatur County, bringing the total number of schools served by the workforce development not-for-profit’s efforts to 15.... Read More

Evansville seeks proposals for READI projects

The Evansville Regional Economic Partnership has put out a call for economic development projects in the region that could receive funding from the state's READI 2.0 program. The organization said applications are open to any project that would...... Read More

Ivy Tech gets credit rating bump

Fitch Ratings, one of the leading credit rating agencies in the United States, has raised the rating of Ivy Tech Community College from AA to AA+, the agency’s second highest mark for low credit risk. The rating reflects the college’s strong...... Read More

Indiana State names new athletics director

Indiana State University on Wednesday announced Nathan Christensen as the university's next director of athletics. Christensen comes to Terre Haute from South Dakota State University, where he served as senior associate athletic director of development.... Read More

INDOT to award $50 million for local safety projects

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced that it has committed $50 million for local municipalities to use toward highway safety improvement projects. Indiana cities, towns and counties can apply for funds to install various safety measures.... Read More

Q&A with Shawna Rae’s Bakery & Café owner Shawna Atwater

Shawna Atwater opened her first storefront, Shawna Rae’s Bakery & Cafe in 2020, during the pandemic. Forced out of her usual business catering luncheons, weddings and other events, Atwater evolved with the times and was met with immense success. Baking and cooking with her mom from a tender age, Atwater nursed a dream of someday opening her own establishment. She launched her catering business in 2016 and traveled across Chicago and Indianapolis for work.... Read More