Weekly U.S. Deaths Approaching Normal

The number of weekly deaths in the United States is approaching normal. Every week in the United States, according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) we can expect 50,000 to 60,000 deaths.  This weekly number varies by time of year more than any other variable.  We expect more deaths each week in…

‘Orange Corn’ Showcased in GoDaddy Campaign

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a Purdue University-affiliated startup that is trying to make a nutritional difference in the world is growing its reputation and visibility through a series of television commercials for GoDaddy.com. NutraMaize LLC, which produces the company brand Professor Torbert’s Orange Corn, is one of four companies currently being featured in a…

Town of Kirklin Awarded IPEP Safety Grant

The Indiana Public Employers’ Plan, Inc. (IPEP) is excited to announce the Town of Kirklin as a recipient of its 2021 safety grant award.  IPEP is proud to partner with Clerk-Treasurer Mary King among others, along with Ryan Hartzler with Patriot Insurance Group, to maximize opportunities to promote a safe work environment and assist with stretching their risk management resources. The grant funds will…

IU Planning for ‘Mostly Normal’ Fall Semester

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana University says it is planning for “mostly normal” operations when it welcomes students for the fall 2021 semester, including in-person instruction. IU President Michael McRobbie says the fall session may not look like it did before the outbreak of COVID-19, but it will not look like last fall…

NCAA Announces Championship Fan Policy

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that up to 25% capacity will be allowed for 2021 NCAA winter championships and last year’s Division I fall championships, which were delayed to this spring. The NCAA says exact percentages will vary depending on the site and state and local COVID-19 protocols, but finalized announcements will be made before…

Lafayette State Police Post is Conducting a ‘Full-Court Press’ to Combat Impaired and Dangerous Driving

Lafayette State Police Post Wednesday announced that officers will be cracking down on dangerous and impaired driving in March, as part of a statewide enforcement campaign. From February 26 through March 21, 2021, officers will be conducting high-visibility patrols showing zero tolerance for those driving aggressively, over the speed limit, or under the influence. The…