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The DANNAR Mobile Power Station® visited Wright-Patterson AFB on Sept. 26 to introduce several Air Force officials to its power and utility. Photo provided.

DANNAR Announces Muncie Sanitary District as New Customer of the Mobile Power Station®

By: Matt Kantz— Muncie, IN – DD DANNAR, LLC, (DANNAR) is pleased to announce Muncie Sanitary District as a new owner of the Mobile Power Station® (MPS), the revolutionary electric work vehicle and energy platform that provides emergency power for disaster response and multi-function utility for daily maintenance. The Mobile Power Station® was manufactured and assembled in Muncie, Indiana, and is…


The Fresh Thyme Farmers Market in Fishers. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Muncie Journal’s Most Viewed Stories of 2016

By: Mike Rhodes— Economic development activity in Delaware County topped Muncie Journal’s most viewed stories list for 2016. The announcement of an upcoming Fresh Thyme Farmers Market on McGalliard topped the list with over 12,300 story views in 24 hours—a pretty good showing for a hyper-local publication that only covers content from Delaware County. You’ll find the rest of our most viewed stories…


Apple Tree YMCA Child Development Center on Chadam Lane in Muncie.

Apple Tree YMCA Wins Energy Grant

INDIANAPOLIS, IN— The Indiana Office of Energy Development (OED) today announced the three winners of the Community Conservation Challenge (CCC) grants. The grantees will share more than $170,000 to help support their unique, Hoosier-based community energy conservation projects. The CCC program offers financial assistance to non-residential entities for projects that reduce an organization’s energy consumption or generates energy from renewable…


Holiday Deals and Finds from the Muncie Journal.

Holiday Gift Ideas From Area Businesses

By: Mike Rhodes— Need some after Christmas ideas from area businesses that can save you money?  Maybe you received some extra money as a Christmas gift. Maybe you just want to get out of the house on New Year’s Eve.  Here are two businesses that have products/offerings you may not know about. Check out the stories and links below for some ideas…


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ARC of Indiana Thanks Muncie Community For Teaching Hotel

By: Kim Dodson— A year ago this week The Arc of Indiana opened its doors in the Muncie community for the first of its kind Training Institute and Teaching Hotel.  We have had a year of wonderful success and memories and want to take a moment to thank all of the Muncie community for their support, patronage and vision in…


Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

“Fourteen91 Lofts” Affordable Housing Development Planned for Southside Muncie

Commonwealth to Build 35-Unit Affordable Housing Development MUNCIE, Ind. — RACER Trust today announced it has come to terms with Commonwealth Development Corporation of America for the purchase of approximately 5.7 acres that Commonwealth plans to develop into 35 units of affordable housing. The property is part of the 65.3 remaining acres of RACER Trust land in the city. It…


PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union employees and their children deliver holiday cards and carol at Signature HealthCARE of Muncie. Photo provided.

Employees of PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Go Caroling at Signature HeathCARE

By: Carol Bradshaw— Employees of PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and their kids spread Christmas cheer by caroling at Signature HealthCARE of Muncie on Monday, December 12. “We had a great time caroling, spending time with the residents, and seeing their smiles as we passed out holiday cards from our members,” said Jen Scroggins, PrimeTrust employee and organizer of the caroling…


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Muncie Redevelopment Commission Approves Roebuck, LLC’s Development Agreement for Former Sears Building

MUNCIE, IN – Earlier today, the Muncie Redevelopment Commission approved an economic development agreement with Roebuck, LLC for the former Sears Building and parking lot at Walnut and Main streets. The $7.5 million mixed-use project will include 42 one to three-bedroom residential, market-rate housing units and more than 20,000 square feet of commercial space in the heart of Muncie’s downtown. Under…


Members of the Muncie Action Plan (MAP) president’s council and Eastside neighborhood residents joined Mayor Dennis Tyler and State Representative Sue Errington to learn more about the Kitselman Pure Energy Park (KPEP) development on Nov. 22.

KPEP and Muncie Action Plan Host Neighborhood and City Leaders to Address Brownfield Concerns

MUNCIE, IN – Kitselman Pure Energy Park (KPEP, LLC) and Muncie Action Plan (MAP) hosted a panel discussion Nov. 22 with MAP’s Neighborhood Presidents Council leaders, Eastside residents, and local and city leaders to discuss the development of the old Indiana Steel & Wire (IS&W) property. The purpose of the meeting was to address information deficits and concerns Muncie residents have about the…


Photo by: Courtney Thomas

AMA to Host “Scones and Drones” Event to Educate Public About Drones

MUNCIE, IN — The Academy of Model Aeronautics is excited to host Scones & Drones on January 21st from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event will be held in the McCullough Room in the National Model Aviation Museum. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at https://scones-n-drones-2017.eventbrite.com. Scones & Drones is designed to be an educational introduction for all ages…