Investors, farmers guessing as shutdown delays crop reports

By SCOTT McFETRIDGE Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it must delay the release of key...

Strong roots

New Indiana Historical Society exhibit looks at Indianapolis southside’s greenhouse legacy At one time, the southside of Indianapolis fed the entire region. The German immigrants who settled...

Pelosi wins; Trump will delay his speech

By KEVIN FREKING, MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is postponing his State of the Union address...

Lawmaker seeks to eliminate state’s child labor laws

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana lawmaker’s efforts to eliminate the state’s child labor laws have raised conflict of interest concerns because he employs hundreds...

Corn most impacted by weather at 3 key growth stages

By LAUREN QUINN University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. – Corn is planted on approximately 90 million...

Winter storm closes schools, snarls travel across much of U.S.

NEW YORK (AP) — A sprawling storm closed schools, snarled travel and threatened homeless populations Wednesday with snow and cold stretching from...

Yorktown man dies in truck-train collision in Muncie

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man has died after driving his pickup truck into the path of a train.

More evacuations in Midwest as floodwaters head downstream

By JIM SALTER Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were...

‘A city reborn’: Lightfoot elected Chicago’s next mayor

By SARA BURNETT and HERBERT G. McCANN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot’s...

Firearms training for teachers bill passes Indiana Senate

Legislation sponsored by Holdman offers no immunity to a teacher who accidentally shoots a student By SCOTT L. MILEY