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May 19 is also a Free Fishing Day in Indiana. You can take a kid fishing. On this day, adults do not need to purchase a license either. Photo by: Graphicstock

‘Kids to Parks’ Day is Saturday, May 19th

By: Indiana Department of Natural Resources— Indianapolis, IN—Share your love of the outdoors with a child this weekend during the annual Kids to Parks Day, May 19. Kids to Parks Day (KTP Day) is a national day of outdoor play designed to connect kids and families with local, state, and national…

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Madison Street Underpass Storm Sewer System plaque and 750,000-gallon steel storage tank. Photo by: Bowen Engineering.

Muncie Sanitary District Completes Madison St Underpass Storm Sewer System Upgrade

By: Nikki Grigsby— Muncie, IN – On Oct. 4, the Muncie Sanitary District held a ribbon-cutting ceremony announcing the completion of the Madison Street Underpass sewer system upgrade. From start to finish, the underpass redevelopment was a collaborative effort from the Muncie Sanitary District, Bowen Engineering, United Consulting, and HWC Engineering….



Recent graduates of the Erskine Green Training Institute. Pictured L-R: Joshua Tank and Robert Peckinpaugh. Photos provided.

U.S. Department of Labor Recognizes “National Disability Employment Awareness Month”

By: Bennett Gamble–  Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor is celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month throughout October. The Department’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) previously announced the month-long theme is “Inclusion Drives Innovation.”  “This October, we celebrate the contributions and achievements of Americans with disabilities as…


Pictured: Chief Joe Winkle, K-9 Rasse & Officer Hunter, Captain Steve Cox, & Donna Maitlen. Photo provided.

Muncie Police Department To Host “Dogtoberfest” K-9 Fundraiser

By: Kaitlyn Davis— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Police Department is hosting its first fundraiser for the K-9 unit.  Dogtoberfest – a twist on the traditional Oktoberfest – will take place Oct. 21 at Canan Commons. Dogtoberfest, an event for dogs and their human companions, will feature more than 30…


An image shot from a remotely operated underwater vehicle shows a spare parts box from USSIndianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean in more than 16,000 feet of water. Photo courtesy of Paul G. Allen

USS Indianapolis Located in Philippine Sea

By: USS Indianapolis Expedition— Seattle, WA,  – Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis was discovered on Aug. 18 by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, which is owned by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen. The Indianapolis was found 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor…