Business

Tranzind Delivery Will Bring You Dinner

By: Chris Taylor— Once upon a time if you didn’t have time to cook between work and picking up the kids from soccer practice you just ordered pizza or made an extra stop before finally making it home. Today, one Muncie business wants to deliver your meal curbside. Tranzind Delivery has already delivered meals to 100 + Muncie families since launching in May. “We’ve been really impressed with the response from users and restaurant managers, said Tranzind Delivery co-founder, Jordan…


The Wedge in Yorktown Serves Up Tasty Artisan Grilled Cheese

Story and feature photo by: Danielle Jones— Artisan grilled cheese has made its way to Muncie. The Wedge is Yorktown’s newest dining establishment located just at the intersection of SR 32 and Nebo in Yorktown. Owner Steve Wickliffe says their mission is simple— to serve delicious food, at an affordable price. “We want to offer more of a variety to the Yorktown area. We developed the menu 100 percent on our own,” said Wickliffe. The menu offers seventeen different sandwiches, including your standard…


June Home Sales in Muncie-Delaware County UP 24 Percent From Last Year

By: Mike Lunsford— At the half-way mark of 2015, housing is well on the way of outperforming 2014 The 114 homes sold in Delaware County in June is a 23.9% increase from the same month last year. This is according to the Monthly Indiana Real Estate Markets Report released by REALTORS. The rest of the year-over-year comparison from the report shows housing outperformed June 2014 in all measures except inventory: The median sales price increased 17.1% to $105,000 The average…


Ohio-Based Logistics Firm Expands in Delaware County

DSE Truckload, a transportation services company serving customers across North America, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017.“Indiana’s nationally recognized business climate keeps companies based out-of-state coming back to the Hoosier State,” said Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “With our central Midwest location, Indiana stands out with more pass-through interstates than any state in the nation. This helps logistics firms like DSE Truckload reach their destinations faster and create more great…


Photo Gallery: Colts’ Robert Mathis Comes to Muncie

Robert Mathis was in Muncie Wednesday at the Muncie Auto Group Tent Sale. A continuous line of fans showed up to meet The Sack Master, get a handshake, a smile and perhaps a signature on a football or on an exclusive poster, provided to all who attended. Everyone had a blast! “We have a tremendous partnership with the Indianapolis Colts and specifically, Robert Mathis,” said Jeff Daniels. “With so many fans in and around Muncie, it’s good to give our friends and neighbors a chance…


Innovation Connector Executive Director, Ted Baker Elected to NBIA Board of Directors

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), an international non-profit organization and global advocate for stakeholders within entrepreneur-driven economic ecosystems, recently completed its board elections, and five new board members were elected to three-year terms. NBIA’s board of directors is comprised of 15 members who are elected by other members. The newly elected board members will begin their term October 1, 2015. An NBIA member since 2010, Ted Baker is in his fifth year as CEO and Executive Director of the Muncie Innovation Connector, a technology incubator and…


2nd Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition Celebrates Fitness

Photos and story by: Lorri Markum— The 100 block of Walnut Street in Muncie became the proving ground for the area’s top CrossFit athletes this past Saturday during the Second Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition, hosted by The Arsenal. Drawing 33 athletic teams from Bloomington, South Bend, and other surrounding areas, the event kicked off at 9 a.m. and finished at 4 p.m. Three workout divisions by both male, and female teams, as well as co-ed teams competed. Three separate…


Steve Baule is New Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools

By: Danielle Jones Steve Baule, new Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools officially began in office July1st.  Baule was appointed new Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools in April. Baule says he has been working very hard since students have been out of school. “I have been spending time meeting with the administrative team, board members, as well as city and county and community officials to hear from them what their concerns are and suggestions they may have of things they would like to see changed…


Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305. This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and share your views on our community’s strategic direction. Don’t miss your chance to help move our community forward! The Regional Summit 2 is an event for anyone who cares about…


Delaware County Fair Board Dedicates Building to Dr. John Wright

By Mark DiFabio— The Delaware County Fair Board recently dedicated the former Future Farmers building to longtime educator and 4-H leader Dr. John Wright. The board recently spent a Saturday to remodel the area into a picnic pavilion complete with tables for fair goers. “John had a big influence on the youth in this area and it was the fair board’s way of thanking him for his lifetime of service to them and the 4-H community,” said fair board president…