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Community Culture Government

Governor Mike Pence Needs to Spend Time in Muncie

MUNCIE, Indiana – Every state leader wants to see their residents happy so they’ll want to stay and raise their families. While Governor Mike Pence denies, or plays coy, about his plans to run for president in 2016, his actions tell a different story. He’s almost trying too hard to get the attention of the […]

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Culture

Thinking of Moving to Muncie Indiana?

Thinking of Moving to the Muncie Indiana Community? Dwight Eisenhower claimed “planning is everything,” but when it comes to moving to a great family environment, Americans need look no further than Muncie Indiana community. Known since 2007 as America’s “most affordable college town,” Muncie also offers a range of amenities that will prove attractive to […]

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Government

Investing in Our Future

As a political scientist and entrepreneurship professor interested in economic development in this region, I speak with a lot of local and state politicians of both parties.  It may surprise you in this polarized environment that I hear a solid consensus among Democratic and Republican politicians alike when it comes to public spending. Most politicians […]

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Culture

Caught in the Middle – A Review

A review of the book Caught in the Middle by Richard Longworth. Last week, a former Chicago Tribune journalist turned author, Richard Longworth, was in Muncie to speak about his book at the Ivy Tech campus within the Patterson building in downtown Muncie. His book details the painful history of the Midwest, including what led […]

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City

Burt Whitely Trust Fund Report Furnished

In our article dated February 22nd, we discussed the mishandling of city money by the former parks superintendent and then acting parks board president. The one item pending from that article was a formal review by the State Board of Accounts and legal counsel for the city. Tonight, we got the results of the review. […]