Featured Stories
Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite Justin Moore
 

Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite

Friends of Bob live music co-op presents Habib Koité on Saturday, February 22 at Lafayette’s Duncan Hall. Koité is a solo singer, songwriter and guitarist, based in Mali. His band, Bamada, is a supergroup of West African musicians, including Kélétigui Diabaté playing balafon. Koité is known primarily for his unique approach to playing the guitar […]

Justin Moore’s Off The Beaten Path Tour

Justin Moore will truly take his fans on a unique journey with a headlining tour in support of his September 17 album release ‘Off The Beaten Path.’ “I can’t express, in words, how excited I am about this tour. The success of the Outlaws Like Me Tour gave us the opportunity to step it up […]

drunk guy on the street, girlfriend on cell phone calling for assistance

Drunk students rejoice: Purdue implements interim medical amnesty policy

05 July 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue has announced an interim policy that assures students they will not face university discipline if they seek medical assistance when they or someone they help is intoxicated. This good Samaritan policy, called Purdue CARES, is the product of yearlong research and advocacy by the former president of Purdue Student Government, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Purdue News

IRS interest rates remain steady for third quarter of 2011

01 July 2011

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service has announced that interest rates for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2011, will remain the same as in the previous quarter.  The rates will be: four (4) percent for overpayments [three (3) percent in the case of a corporation]; four (4) percent for underpayments; six (6) percent […]

Read the full story

Posted in Business News

Jeff Clark injects insecticide into ash tree to protect it from the emerald ash borer

Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Lafayette

30 June 2011

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Image of fireworks

Greater Lafayette Stars & Stripes celebration and fireworks final plans

30 June 2011

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Indiana farmland values still rising says Ag Economist

10 June 2011

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Agriculture

Boilermaker Special V

Boilermaker Special in the shop at Wabash National for overhaul

10 June 2011

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, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Purdue News

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2035
SMTWTFS
293012345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112