Crew mistakenly fells tree planted for 1976 bicentennial

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville officials say a tree-cutting crew mistakenly felled an oak tree planted for the nation’s bicentennial. The 42-year-old tree was recently...

Trump links drugs, crime to lack of border wall

By CATHERINE LUCEY, JILL COLVIN and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall in a somber...

Advocates of Indiana hate crime law leery of new proposal

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A coalition of Indiana business, religious and community group leaders says it won’t be satisfied with what it...

Mom backs tougher bus laws

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The mother of three children fatally struck while crossing a northern Indiana highway to board their school bus...

GOP pushing target for Indiana schools spending

By TOM DAVIES Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican legislators want to push Indiana school districts toward spending a higher percentage of their state funding on...

Trump to take case for border wall to prime time audience

By MATTHEW DALY, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will argue to the nation Tuesday night that a “crisis” at the...

Turkey snubs U.S. on Kurds

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A senior U.S. official trying to negotiate the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria was apparently...

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...

Air travelers beginning to feel the effects of government shutdown

By DAVID KOENIG AP Airlines Writer DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel. Over the weekend, some airports had long lines...

Drainage Board OKs bid for tile project

By JESSICA BRICKER A tile project in Jackson Township is moving forward. The Wells County Drainage Board approved on Monday Baughman’s bid for about 3,300 feet...