State / National Business

State / National Business

DCS appoints new regional manager

The Indiana Department of Child Services has appointed Jamie Pippin as manager of Region 4, which includes Wells County and eight other counties in...

Rodgers joins Stutzman consulting firm

Three men who served on the staff of former U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-Ind., have joined Stutzman and his wife Christy to form a...

Dow industrials edge higher Friday

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, on course to recoup most of the market’s losses from the day before....

How student loan servicers affect millions

By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — They aren’t well-known. Their names are odd. And what they do — well, it’s complicated. Yet student loan...

Off the grid and out of the box

 Business lessons to be learned from the Amish in northeast Indiana By Bridgett Hernandez Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly The words “Amish country” are likely to bring to...

Regional Opportunities Council supports the expansion of state-funded pre-K education

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – At its final meeting of the year, the Regional Opportunities Council (ROC), the investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional...

Splurging not an option for those scraping by

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — At the brightly lit mall, clothing stores highlight holiday sweaters and big signs tout the sales,...

GM plans temporary shutdowns at 5 plants

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will temporarily close five factories next month as it tries to reduce a growing inventory of cars on dealer...

Vectren plan would retire coal plants

By John Martin Evansville Courier & Press Vectren Corp. officials said Tuesday they anticipate a more diverse energy production portfolio in the future, relying less on coal...

ISP honors Maller for 30 years of service

Master Trooper Jan Maller of the Indiana State Police, originally from Wells County, was recently recognized for 30 years of service to the ISP. Maller...