When Dr. Colleen Derr, the President of Wesley Seminary, went looking for a textbook for a Children, Youth and Family Ministry program, she couldn’t find one anywhere.

Marion Community Schools (MCS) moved one step closer to beginning the school year Tuesday when its school board formally approved the district’s start of schools plan.

The Madison-Grant school board approved the district’s reopening of schools plan at its regular meeting Monday, outlining policy and procedures for returning to school in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The final stage of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s plan to reopen the economy was set to begin July 4.

Marion Community Schools (MCS) will be expanding its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programming in its middle grades thanks to a grant from the Indiana Department of Education.

With several major facilities projects in progress or planned for the near future, Grant County officials are looking at the big picture of how to fund the projects and what other needs may arise.

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Although there were fewer fans in the stands this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, fans were around every corner at the Grant County 4-H Fair cooling off animals and people in the hot July weather.

The May 25 killing of George Floyd sparked protests around the globe and in Marion, demanding justice for Floyd and many other Black individuals who have died at the hands of the police.

Grant-Blackford Mental Health, Inc. (GBMH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation and for Hospital Accreditation Program by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that …

Marion City Council will subpoena Mayor Jess Alumbaugh and his administration to compel them to appear before council and provide financial records regarding the ongoing Old Y litigation.

Editor’s note: This article is part of a week-long series examining race in Grant County through the lenses of history, the judicial system, religion, activism and law enforcement.

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Three trees at the intersection of Butler Avenue and Indiana 18, where a fatal crash killed 18-year-old Katie Maynus on June 20, were removed Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Roger Sims received his typical email reminder that he had an appointment at Marion General Hospital’s (MGH) Upland Health & Diagnostics location the next day. When he arrived for the appointment Wednesday, he was informed his appointment was canceled because MGH was closing …

Editor’s note: This article is part of a week-long series examining race relations in Grant County through the lenses of history, the judicial system, religion, activism and law enforcement.

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While many nurses across the country have experienced significant burnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the instructors at Leffler Academy hope to fill the gap.

After a four month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, jury trials are set to start up again in Grant County courts next Monday, July 13, with several big changes implemented to follow CDC and local health department guidelines.

Editor’s note: This article is part of a week-long series examining race relations in Grant County through the lenses of history, the judicial system, religion, activism and law enforcement.

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The courtyard at 119 E. Third St. in downtown Marion was filled with music, art, flowers, red hats and cold beers Monday night at the first Collide at the Courtyard event.

The national debate regarding the use of Native American logos and imagery for sports teams has surfaced in Grant County in the form of opposing petitions regarding Mississinewa Community Schools’ “Indians” mascot and logo.

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While many businesses have suffered during the coronavirus pandemic, local fireworks stores saw a surge in sales this year over the Independence Day holiday.

Nearly 90 years after the public lynchings of Thomas Shipp and Abraham Smith outside the Grant County Courthouse, soil from the site will be collected and memorialized to remind people of the past and work toward reconciliation.

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but local Vietnam Veteran Archie Lintz has held onto a photo he took on Independence Day 1970 at Quang Tri Combat Base that has been dubbed a ‘snapshot of the U.S.A.’

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana State Department of Health Commissioner Kris Box Wednesday announced a statewide initiative to encourage Hoosiers to wear masks to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Early Learning Indiana this week awarded a $20,000 grant to Mt. Olive UMC Preschool of Marion as part of the $15 million Come Back Stronger Fund, supported by Lilly Endowment, to reinforce Indiana’s supply of high-quality early learning opportunities, especially for the state’s most vulnerab…

The Grant County Health Board rescinded COVID-19 testing mandates and recommendations for local schools at a special meeting Wednesday following further state and national guidance and the advice of legal counsel.