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1 hr ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Judges break from the bench to honor community member

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - Three Tippecanoe County judges took a short break from the bench Thursday morning and honored a woman they said has changed our community.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal and Courier

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Bob Morrow sorts through a collection of some 25,000 baseball cards at a card whow at the Ramada Inn.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, IN, Lafayette, IN, Purdue University, Carroll County, IN

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Bicycle crash report to help fix problem areas

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - A first of its kind report in Tippecanoe County helps engineers and law enforcement understand where and when crashes involving bicycles happen.

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Related Topix: Purdue University

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Eleven Tippecanoe County schools receive four star rating

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - At Murdock Elementary School, balloons and signs boast the schools recent recognition as a four star school.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Journal and Courier

Habitat gets city grant for 4 new houses, 1 rehab

Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette will use $234,000 in federal affordable housing funds to build four houses and renovate an older one in Lafayette.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Stockwell, IN

Evansville Courier & Press

Indiana dispatcher's dedication shows in tornado's wake

In this April 10, 2014 photo, Katrina Gutwein talks about the extensive damage her house in southwest Tippecanoe County sustained when tornadoes ripped through the area on Nov. 17, in Lafayette, Ind.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue Fast Track wants local input for oral history project

Purdue students are looking for Tippecanoe County residents who have a story to tell.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Vandalized signs costing Richard's campaign

" 7 a.m. on Sunday, people were calling me saying, 'hey, some of our big signs have been vandalized,'" said Tippecanoe County Sheriff candidate Barry Richard.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Tipp. Co. wind farm project moves forward

Plans for a new wind farm in Tippecanoe County are moving forward. A public hearing will be held April 23rd at 7 p.m. for the proposed Purdue Energy Park at the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Local brewers and vintners ready to give state fair a new taste

Local brewers and winemakers are getting ready to sell their products at this year's state fair.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, US Governors, Mike Pence, Lafayette, IN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Journal and Courier

Dire shortage of psychiatrists in Greater Lafayette leaves patients waiting months for help

Pam Kiser, 57, of Lafayette, thought she was fine. The medication prescribed by Kiser's psychiatrist to combat bipolar disorder was working in 2004.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Lafayette, IN, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Repairs still underway at Mintonye

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - Mintonye Elementary still shows evidence of the tornado that ripped through Tippecanoe County last year, but Tippecanoe School Corporation Building and Grounds director Steve Tobias said everything is going according to plan.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Remembering the Palm Sunday tornado outbreak

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - Blue skies and sunshine describe the weather Friday afternoon, but it wasn't the same picture 49 years ago for the Palm Sunday tornado outbreak on April 11, 1965.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, IN, Russiaville, IN, Carroll County, IN, Weather

Journal and Courier

Attorney asks state to review Tippecanoe assessor's calculations

Attorney Jeff Cooke has asked the state to intervene in a 2-year dispute with Tippecanoe County Assessor Linda Phillips regarding the assessed value of his downtown Lafayette office building.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Journal and Courier

'All I have to do is bring a smile': Volunteer finds joy with Compeer Circle program

If it's the second Tuesday of the month, you'll find Shelley Sterner enjoying after-work activities that range from watching a movie to singing karaoke, creating crafts, savoring a make-your-own sundae or sharing a picnic with members of the Compeer Circle.

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Journal and Courier

Father claims sons started fatal fire

Brandon Abbott took to social media Thursday to speak out about the Saturday morning house fire that killed his twin sons.

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Related Topix: Fire, Startups, Facebook, Family, Kids, Mulberry, IN

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Verdict is made in the Sanchez trial

The trial for Misael Sanchez, 33, began Tuesday, March 8, 2014 in Tippecanoe County.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Road work updates for Tippecanoe County

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. - There are plenty of ongoing road construction projects within Tippecanoe County that can snarl up traffic.

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Journal and Courier

Special prosecutor to investigate judge's misuse of email

A special prosecutor will handle the investigation into whether Tippecanoe Superior 4 Judge Gregory Donat should be charged for a Feb. 25 campaign email sent from his publicly owned computer and email account.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Journal and Courier

Ag Days puts fourth-graders in touch with Indiana's roots

Two small brown calves stood under their mother in the shade of the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon, nipping at her udders.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Otterbein, IN

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