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  • New local UAW site plan approved Let the rebuilding process begin for the United Auto Workers Local 685. UAW Local 685 received site approval Tuesday from the Kokomo City Plan Commission to construct a new building on the site of its previous building at 929 E. Hoffer St. The buildi

    April 10, 2014

  • Man charged in scuffle with police A Kokomo man faces several battery on a police officer charges after he fought two officers following a traffic stop on Ind. 931 and Morgan Street Tuesday afternoon. Kokomo police stopped Theodore Hannibal, 41, after noticing him driving even though

    April 10, 2014

  • IUK summer tuition discount IUK summer tuition discount Indiana University Kokomo's popular summer tuition discount is being offered again this year. IUK started its 25-percent summer tuition discount in 2012. In the past two years, summer enrollment has grown by 18 percent co

    April 10, 2014

  • Kokomo-area native Tavis Smiley receiving Hollywood star

    Indiana University graduate and Kokomo-area native Tavis Smiley is set to get a star on Hollywood's acclaimed Walk of Fame.

    April 9, 2014

  • Pinwheels for prevention 02 Pinwheels for Prevention stresses need for child advocates

    Kokomo residents decorated the lawn outside Howard County's Family Services Association on Tuesday in an effort to raise awareness of child abuse. The Howard County Department of Child Services hosted a "Pinwheels for Prevention" program in conjunct

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Howard Co. seeks court order to force Darrough Chapel sewer connections For months, Howard County officials have been urging residents in the Darrough Chapel subdivision to hook up to the neighborhood's new municipal wastewater system. Many of the 120 homeowners have complied, but the three who haven't are now facing a c

    April 9, 2014

  • Wagoner trial set to begin June 13 Dr. Don Wagoner likely will go to trial in June on charges he presided over a prescription drug distribution ring in Howard County. Wagoner, 78, faces 20 felony counts in a case involving eight co-defendants, all connected with medical clinics Wagone

    April 9, 2014

  • Grandma accused of growing pot says it was medical A Kokomo grandmother accused of running a marijuana grow operation told police she was licensed to grow pot in Michigan, but grew the plants here to avoid paying rent, according to court documents filed Tuesday. Jo Jordan, 71, was arrested early Sund

    April 9, 2014

  • NWS - KT010114 - Peru skatepark design - CLG Construction begins on Peru's new skate park PERU -- Steve Anderson has been saying for a while now that Peru needs a skate park. Thanks to his relentless fundraising efforts over the last seven months, the city is getting one. Construction on a new 12,000-square-foot skate park got underway Tu

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • View eclipse at Indiana University Kokomo Observatory The moon is the focus of two free open houses next week at the Indiana University Kokomo Observatory. The Observatory, 105 E. Rebecca Lane, will open at midnight Tuesday for a special viewing of a lunar eclipse, as the full moon passes through the da

    April 9, 2014

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