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Goodbye Crossroads Classic, hello 'Indy Classic': Purdue, Ball State to play in new event

Ryan Vaughn is always thinking, always planning, always dreaming. It's how he's turned Indianapolis into one of the premiere cities for the biggest sports events in the country. So when the President of the Indiana Sports Corp was working with Russ Potts Productions' President Zach Franz to pull off the men's college basketball tournament bubble in 2021, an idea was born. The Crossroads Classic, which had hosted games each December involving IU, Purdue, Butler and Notre Dame...
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IU experts weigh in on Roe v Wade

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WNDU) -Since Roe v Wade was overturned last Friday, health care and legal professionals all across the country are contemplating the potential impact of this landmark decision. Ahead of the special session, law and medical experts at Indiana University weigh in on the current climate in the Hoosier...

Foster 'parents' urgently need for animal shelter's dogs and cats

The City of Bloomington Volunteer Network is your source for information about volunteering locally. For a complete listing, visit or call 812-349-3433. The inclusion of an organization in this list does not imply City endorsement or support of the organization’s activities or policies. Information and registration information for...

WGCL News – Mayor Hamilton Pledges to Fight Supreme Court Ruling

Mayor John Hamilton has pledged to fight the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe versus Wade. In a prepared statement this weekend, the mayor said he will join Planned Parenthood, All Options Pregnancy Center and other partners supporting the rights and choices of women and their families. The mayor believes...

Report: Indiana to travel to Xavier for 2022 Gavitt Tipoff Games

Indiana will play at Xavier in the 2022 Gavitt Tipoff Games, according to Jon Rothstein. The Musketeers finished 23-13 last season and fired coach Travis Steele at the conclusion of the season. Sean Miller, the brother of former IU coach Archie Miller, is the new coach at Xavier. Xavier is...

DNR: Body of Indianapolis man recovered from Monroe Lake

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Divers on Monday recovered the body of an Indianapolis man who went missing in Monroe Lake in south central Indiana, conservation officers said. Officers said 34-year-old David Alejendor Mora-Segura was boating with friends when he disappeared around 2 p.m. Sunday beneath the surface of the lake south of Bloomington.

Microbe protects honey bees from poor nutrition, a significant cause of colony loss

Indiana University researchers have identified a specific bacterial microbe that, when fed to honey bee larvae, can reduce the effects of nutritional stress on developing bees—one of the leading causes of honey bee decline. Their findings were recently published in the International Society for Microbial Ecology Journal. Humans rely...

Hiker's Path: Big Walnut Nature Preserve

This past week, I found myself venturing up to hike more of what I call "the North" country. It was only a 40-minute drive from my home. This is me continuing to write about places closer to home to hike. The Big Walnut Nature Preserve was the preserve that I chose. It's located just outside of Bainbridge, east of Greencastle off of U.S. Highway 36, in Putnam county. The Big Walnut Preserve is said to be a "dazzling"...

Shelbyville's Karissa Hamilton named Indiana Miss Softball

Karissa Hamilton joined Bill Garrett as the only Shelbyville High School athletes to receive their respective sport’s top honor. On Saturday at the Softball Coaches Association of Indiana’s North/South All-Star Game, Hamilton, who recently finished her senior year at Shelbyville, was named Indiana Miss Softball. “I had no...

Awakened By SCOTUS Ruling, Young People Join Push For Reproductive Rights

When Matisse Laufgraben learned of the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the rising Indiana University sophomore lept into action. Along with her peer Reese Wiley, Laufgraben decided to launch a new group, IU Students for Reproductive Rights. In Indiana, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday announced an emergency legislative session in […]

Hoosier Hysteria 2022 Presented by Smithville Set for Homecoming Weekend

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Two of the most anticipated athletic traditions at Indiana University come together this fall when Hoosier Hysteria, the annual tip-off of the men's and women's basketball programs, will be held Homecoming Weekend on Friday, Oct. 7. The event will not conflict with the University's annual Homecoming Parade which also occurs that day.
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Serve & Protect: MCSO Deputy Caleb Berry

Caleb Berry exudes pride and optimism. The 23-year-old road deputy who joined the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office just over a year ago, is passionate about his career choice and hopes to help recruit others like him to consider a law enforcement career. “It’s a calling for me,” he said....

Freshman Focus: CJ Gunn

A lot has changed with IU basketball since CJ Gunn announced his commitment to the program in February of 2021. Gunn, who chose the Hoosiers over offers from Cincinnati, Kansas State, Xavier and Missouri, gave his pledge to Archie Miller near the end of Miller’s fourth season in Bloomington.