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- Big business in a small town DENVER — It takes about 12 minutes to walk from one end of Denver to the other. The town is a small, isolated enclave of around 500 people surrounded by hilly woodlands and fields in northern Miami County. During that short walk you could do this: Bu
- Santa makes downtown debut The holiday festivities downtown kept rolling Saturday as Santa and Mrs. Claus chugged into downtown atop of a U.S. Rail train engine. Families lined Buckeye Street waving and cheering old St. Nick as the train whistle blared. Hali Adkins and her son
- We Care telethon wraps up today The We Care Auction concludes today. Many items donated by the community were sold in a televised auction that last year brought in $169,444. The funds help support organizations such as the Salvation Army, Goodfellows and the Kokomo Rescue Mission.
- Mayors oppose business tax repeal without replacement INDIANAPOLIS -- Mayors from across Indiana are gearing up for a fight to protect a state business tax that produces nearly $1 billion in annual revenue for local governments, libraries and schools. Republican leaders in the Statehouse say getting rid
- The Public Eye, Dec. 8, 2013 Zoning laws, says Howard Superior Court 1 Judge William Menges, "must further a sufficiently substantial government interest." Exactly what constitutes a "sufficiently substantial" interest is a debate tailor-made for lawyers, who may be collecting m
- Tribune wins 6 first-place awards at annual contest The Kokomo Tribune brought home six first place awards from the annual Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were announced during the annual luncheon Saturday in Indianapolis. “Our reporters, photographers and editors
- festive friday Christmas carols rang through the downtown square Friday evening as shoppers and residents took advantage of the First Friday business specials. The highlight of the evening came with the lighting of a huge Christmas tree of lights and numerous other
- Northwestern will avoid tax increase for project After much discussion, the Northwestern School Corp. board of trustees found a $100,000 cushion for its building renovation project that won't increase taxes for district residents. The board held a public hearing Thursday evening on the proposed pha
- Miami Co. transit program gets $100,000 grant PERU -- The Miami County YMCA transit program received more than $100,000 in grant money to purchase three new low-floor minivans. Kathy Brehmer, associate executive director at the YMCA, said she originally applied for two matching grants with the I
- Pence unveils legislative agenda INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mike Pence is calling on the General Assembly to increase spending on education, roads and job development while ending a $1 billion-a-year tax on business that funds local governments, schools and libraries. At a conference Thur
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