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Broken blades worry residents
Two broken turbine blades in the past three months have citizens in Tipton County concerned about the safety of the Wildcat Wind Farm. Monday's Tipton County Board of Commissioners meeting provided a forum for residents to speak out, some in favor of
- Ivy Tech HVAC/R program earns six-year accreditation Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region has earned a third multi-year accreditation for its Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program from the international HVAC Excellence accreditation review board. The six-year a
- Tipton Highway Department receives more overtime funding Harsh winter weather that has wreaked havoc on the roads in Tipton County has also done a number on the county's highway department funding. The Tipton County Council approved an additional appropriation of $20,000 to replenish the highway department
- Tip leads police to State Street drug house Kokomo police said an anonymous tip led them to a meth dealing operation last week, resulting in two arrests and the seizure of around $15,000 worth of illegal drugs. Todd E. French, 47, and Shanyn Y. Stanley, 42, were taken into custody in separate
VIDEO: School plans giant sky artwork
Wallace School of Integrated Arts is looking for community support to make a giant, living piece of art this spring. Under the direction of artist Daniel Dancer, at least 700 people wearing different colored T-shirts will gather in the field on the north side of the school to create a large-scale image best seen from above. Ariel photographs will capture the moment, which is meant to unite Wallace students, staff and community members in a creative experience known as Art for the Sky.
Judge: Indiana lacks valid reason for gay marriage ban
A federal judge says attorneys defending Indiana's gay marriage ban haven't shown any good reason to not recognize the marriage of a lesbian couple, one of whom has a terminal illness.
Shooting victim forgives assailant
Misty Wallace was a high school senior with a full ride scholarship to play softball in college. Keith Blackburn was a high school dropout on drugs and in gangs, expecting to be either dead or in prison after taking on a life of crime. Their lives wi
- Take Back the Night and Angel Walk coming Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members will come together at Indiana University Kokomo next week to raise awareness of domestic violence through the annual Take Back the Night and Angel Walk. The rally begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday
Kokomo Skating Arena: 10 years gone
If you drive past the intersection of East Morgan and North Ohio streets these days you’ll see some trees, a parking lot and a Dollar General store. What you won’t see is the Kokomo Skating Arena, a landmark which stood on this corner for decades until a tornado caved the roof in April 20, 2004. Those who knew it well said they won’t soon forget it.
Question Time: Name a baby (or babies) today
“Imagine you’re having a baby (or babies) today. What would you name it (or them) and why? (You can give answers for a girl, a boy or both; and any combination for twins, triplets, etc.)”
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