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Individual Income Tax Rates to Rise in Five Indiana Counties Effective Oct. 1

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Effective Oct. 1, 2022, five Indiana county income tax rates will increase, according to the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). Local income tax rates are determined by county officials and provided to DOR for review regarding compliance with Indiana law. Below are the five counties impacted...
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IURC approves Duke Energy’s 7.2% rate hike

It's the second rate request approved in a matter of monts. Duke Energy customers will again feel the squeeze. The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved the utility’s request for a 7.2% rate hike, Duke’s second in a matter of months. The change goes into effect in October. Duke...

Ohio utility crews help restore power in Florida after Hurricane Ian

Thousands of workers from Ohio, along with Kentucky and Indiana, are ready to move into the Hurricane-ravaged areas of Florida to help bring the power back on for millions of people. Utility crews were sent to the south earlier this week in order to be prepared for Hurricane Ian. Duke...

Schnucks hosting company-wide career fair on Oct. 6

MISSOURI (KFVS) - Schnucks will be hosting a company-wide career fair at the beginning of October. St. Louis-based and family-owned Schnuck Markets, Inc. is hosting the career fair at all 112 stores across Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin, as well as the Schnucks Bakery Plant, on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 1 to 5 p.m.
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Downtown Indy to host manufacturing conference

Wisconsin-based venture firm and startup accelerator gener8tor will next week host the OnRamp Manufacturing Conference at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. In partnership with the Indiana Economic Development Corp., the two-day conference will highlight innovations and leaders in the manufacturing industry. gener8tor says more than 50 startups and 30 corporate sponsors...

Comings & Goings: Halloween stores are in full swing

Frost is in the air, pumpkin spice is everywhere and spooky decorations have exploded in front yards across the Southland, which means it’s time for the seasonal Halloween stores to start popping up like zombies from the boneyard. Spirit Halloween, a seasonal retailer that operates in empty storefronts in...

Indiana’s Holcomb to focus on energy, industries in Germany, Switzerland

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will lead a delegation to Europe next week to maintain or enhance relationships with companies with North American headquarters in Indiana. Holcomb, Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers and other officials from the Indiana Economic Development Corp. will leave Oct. 2 for Germany and Switzerland. It will be Holcomb’s 13th international trip as governor and his third visit to both Germany and Switzerland. The state delegation’s expenses for the trip are paid for by private donations to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.

'Most expensive crop in decades': Farmers face higher stakes than ever with inflation

Outside Evansville, near the corner of Indiana where it meets with Kentucky and Illinois, Randy Kron farms about 2,200 acres of corn and soybeans. By now the corn is taller than he is, and the green vigor of the bean leaves are beginning to fade as the crop dries out.  He’s been farming for nearly 40 years now. That means Kron remembers the farming crisis of the 1980s — a time when high interest rates sent farm...

WLCSC ranked highly among Hoosier school corporations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — West Lafayette Community School Corporation is being recognized as a top school across the Hoosier state, as well as the nation. The rankings come from the website called, "Niche". Niche ranks school corporations across the country based on multiple categories. The website ranks WLCSC...

IURC approves rate hike

INDIANA (WLFI) — Duke Energy customers are being hit with another rate hike. This time, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission approved Duke's request for a 7.2% rate increase. It's the second rate hike in a matter of months. The change goes into effect in October. Duke Energy says the...
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Midwest states ally to produce hydrogen, potentially for fuel-cell semis

Seven Midwestern states have signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate hydrogen production, potentially providing a fuel supply for fuel-cell semi trucks. Dubbed the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition, the group of participating states includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, according to a release. Under the agreement, reported by...
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Farm fatality summary shows positive trends

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program released the annual Indiana Farm Fatality Summary with Historical Overview, coinciding with National Farm Safety and Health Week. The annual observance has taken place during the third week of September since 1944. The program reported 20 work-related on-farm...
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Tips for Fall Applied Herbicides and Winter Weed Control

With harvest season underway, now is the time to start making plans for the control of winter annual weeds, including marestail. When harvest and post-harvest conditions allow, fall is the best time to control many of these weeds. This is because the weeds are a lot smaller in the fall, and our fall weather tends to be consistently warmer and drier than our variable cool and wet springs. With fall-applied herbicide season upon us, there are a few application tips to follow if you are planning to make fall herbicide applications.