Saturday, December 05, 2020
Friday, December 04, 2020
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Although commodity prices and profitability are on the rise, the outcome of this year’s election has farmers across the nation pessimistic about the future of agriculture.

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The Community Foundation of Grant County has received a $100,000 grant as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) community foundation initiative. This unrestricted grant can be used for any charitable purposes the community foundation…

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WEST LAFAYETTE — Matthew Lynall, clinical professor in Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, is the new Avrum and Joyce Gray Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, effective Friday, Dec. 4.

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Indiana State Police Department Staff Chaplain, Father Daniel Coffey, has received the John A. Price Award from the International Conference of Police Chaplains (ICPC). The award was announced last July, but because of the pandemic could not be presented until Nov. 20. This award is the high…

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Hours after being fitted for their costumes, the cast of Marion Civic Theatre’s (MCT) production of “Miracle on 34th Street” was told that their show had been canceled due to COVID-19.

Thursday, December 03, 2020
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On Dec. 2, an off-duty Indiana State Police trooper arrested a Michigan woman who was allegedly driving a Nissan passenger car at 116 miles per hour in a posted 60 miles per hour zone on U.S. 31 near Miami County Road 1200 North. The woman’s unrestrained one-year-old daughter was in the fron…

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WEST LAFAYETTE — During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals and researchers have been confined mostly to using local and national datasets to study the impact of comorbidities (chronic or long-term health conditions), pre-existing medication use, demographics and various interve…

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Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill and Indiana State Veterinarian Bret D. Marsh, DVM, are warning Hoosiers to watch out for online pet-adoption scams.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) by Dec. 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers facing market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.

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The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 81st Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process …

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The Marion Rules Committee Tuesday passed several proposed amendments or new ordinances that would limit the city administration’s spending power in various ways on to the full council’s consideration.

Wednesday, December 02, 2020
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The national Honor Flight Network has ordered a suspension of all Honor Flights scheduled through April 30, 2021. As a member of the Honor Flight Network, Honor Flight Northeast Indiana will comply with their directive. The scheduled April 28, 2021 Honor Flight from Fort Wayne has been postp…

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is temporarily restricting in-person visits for numerous Service Centers in Indiana because of elevated rates of coronavirus community spread, but USDA employees will continue to assist agricultural producers with programs and services.

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The Salvation Army's bellringing season is under way, and the charity is in desperate need of bell ringers to make its fundraising effort successful.

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A local grassroots effort is continuing to encourage Grant County residents to take care of each other as we enter the winter months and COVID-19 cases continue to soar.

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Grant County remains in the red designation of the state’s COVID-19 county metrics, but officials say updated quarantine guidelines could soon help ease the burden on those who are close contacts of positive individuals.

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Editor’s note: This story uses the singular pronouns “they” and “their” to refer to an individual victim in order to protect their identity. The Chronicle-Tribune has decided not to specify the age of the victim in order to further protect their privacy.

Tuesday, December 01, 2020
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WEST LAFAYETTE — When cancer patients ask about the drug that may save their lives, they don’t expect to hear about zebrafish or fruit flies. Yet this is precisely where the life-saving treatments coming out of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research begin.

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As COVID-19 cases surge in Grant County, Marion General Hospital (MGH) is getting ready to distribute the first wave of vaccines to health care workers in the very near future.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will host webinars on Dec. 3 and 9 to highlight new procedures for submitting documents required for importing specialty crops into the United States. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will also participate…

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INDIANAPOLIS — More shoppers than ever before will be browsing and shopping online deals this holiday season, so the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to remind all Hoosiers of how to shop smart.

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The Indiana Blood Center will hold a Community Blood Drive on the bloodmobile at the Grant County Courthouse, 101 E. Fourth St., Marion, IN 46952, on Tuesday, Dec. 8.