BSU students contributing to county comprehensive plan

A group of students from the Department of Urban Planning at Ball State University is taking part in a unique effort to help Delaware County develop a new comprehensive plan.

Hicks: Jobs report suggests slowing recovery

Ball State University economist Michael Hicks says, despite the drop in unemployment, the county's increase of 1.4 million jobs is a clear indicator of a slowing economic recovery.

East Central Indiana launches new website

East Central Indiana has completed its first step to compete for jobs on a national level after launching the new site, Forge Your Path. It's a project from ten counties collaborating on a marketing effort to highlight the aspects of living in the region.

Study: Hoosier manufacturing sector shows continued strength

A new report from the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University shows Indiana's manufacturing sector has remained strong over the last year.

Ball State FCU to merge with Indy credit union

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - Indianapolis-based Financial Center First Credit Union and Ball State Federal Credit Union in Muncie are planning to merge.

Work nearly complete on Muncie Central Levee Trail

MUNCIE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - The Muncie Sanitary District says it expects to complete construction of the Muncie Central Levee Trail this summer.

Ball State professor says Indiana mask mandate will save lives

Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani says he believes if people don't start getting serious about reducing the spread, the virus could continue for as long as two years.

First Merchants profit dips slightly

MUNCIE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) - Muncie-based First Merchants Corp. (Nasdaq: FRME) is reporting second quarter net income of $33 million, down from $41.1 million during the same period last year.

Ball State, Ivy Tech sign transfer agreement

Graduates of Ivy Tech Community College will now have a smoother transition to Ball State University after the two institutions signed a transfer agreement. The new Guaranteed Admissions Agreement allows Ivy Tech students who earned an associate of science degree in Transfer Single Articulation Pathways programs have guaranteed admission into certain degree programs at Ball State.