SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - AM General says it plans to lay off 400 employees at its military assembly plant in northern Indiana beginning Jan. 1.
Company spokesman Jeff Adams tells the South Bend Tribune that the layoffs announced Thursday will last until March.
Adams says such temporary layoffs may become more common in the future. He says the company had hoped to have a new international contract ready for 2013, but it has been delayed.
Workers at the Mishawaka plant that makes Humvees for the military had returned to work Nov. 26 following a layoff of nearly two months.
Salt trucks and snow plows were back out on the roads early Tuesday morning after snow moved through overnight.
Indiana University has officially released its request for site proposals for a new medical school facility in the Evansville area.
A 22-year-old Elkhart man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of the owner of a northern Indiana convenience store and an employee.