Archive | June, 2011

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The destructive emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Lafayette by a Purdue entomologist, the city forester and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The invasive insect that destroys ash trees was first found in Tippecanoe County near Americus last year, but city forester Belinda Kiger said this latest confirmed find […]

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Greater Lafayette Stars & Stripes celebration and fireworks final plans

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The annual 4th of July Stars & Stripes concert and fireworks display will be held in downtown Lafayette for the 2011 celebration. Due to many road construction projects at Purdue University, Slayter Center for the Performing Arts was not available for this year’s event, so the Stars & Stripes planning committee selected […]

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Indiana farmland values still rising says Ag Economist

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue agricultural economist expects Indiana farmland values to keep rising this year, continuing a trend that has seen them increase by 270 percent since 1985. Farmland increased in value by 12 percent last year. In June 2010, the average price for an acre of land in Indiana was $4,419. With […]

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Boilermaker Special in the shop at Wabash National for overhaul

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — If the Purdue campus has seemed quiet the last several weeks, it could be because the Boilermaker Special has not been around. Since early February, the university’s official mascot has been in Lafayette for a major renovation. “It’s getting a new chassis, new engine and a new transmission,” said Patrick Hart, […]

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Two vehicle crash near West Point sends 6 to area hospitals

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Shortly after 7:00am on Friday, June 10th, deputies from the Tippecanoe County Sheriffs Department responded to a personal injury vehicle crash on Co. Rd. 700 W at Co. Rd. 200 S. First Responders from the West Point Volunteer Fire Department and Paramedics/EMT’s from the Tippecanoe Emergency Ambulance Service (TEAS) also responded to […]

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State cuts funding for immunizations; families with insurance affected

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Due to recent cost-saving measures from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), a change in state law will cut county health departments vaccination funding. Effective July 1, 2011, county health departments (including the Tippecanoe County Health Department) will no longer be able to provide immunizations given to most adults and children […]

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