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Juneteenth Committee cochairs Anitra Davis and Dorica Watson take the stage to announce awards to notable members of the Muncie community in McCulloch Park July 17, 2021. Davis is the city council representative for District 6 in Muncie. Iris Tello, DN

Indiana Capital Chronicle: OPINION: Juneteenth offers new ways to teach about slavery, Black perseverance and American history

Whenever I tell high school students in classes I visit that I appreciated learning about slavery as a child growing up in the Caribbean, they often look confused.


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Board of Trustees 6/15/2024, 12:00pm

Board of Trustees discuss new additions to the university

The board of trustees met June 14 to discuss the current and upcoming budget for students and staff, facility pay increases, benefits for staff and a new addition for the university. Two people were also recognized for their hard work and contributions to Ball State University. 


News 6/4/2024, 11:34am

Yorktown Libraries holds summer reading program for local families

“The motivation to start the program is similar to our current goal. We wanted to help keep kids from the summer slide, and keep them reading during the summer. We also wanted to bring people into the library, and help them connect with their community,” Lauren Davis, the youth services librarian at the Yorktown Library, said.





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The farmers market at the Minnetrista Museum and Gardens takes place every Saturday this summer season

The farmers market takes place every Saturday from 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. and welcomes local vendors, artisans, bakers, and more. Information can be found online at the Minnetrista website.


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Tenants raise concerns about property management company

4/20/2023, 12:47am

The three tenants didn’t know one another. Canaday, Cameron and Mastagh didn’t live in the same apartment building, and the severity of their problems were different. But their situations were connected. They are among dozens of people who rented from the same property management company — MiddleTown Property Group — and they are among dozens of people who have had problems.


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Muncie Southside’s robotics team fosters STEM learning

Partnership Paper 4/15/2024, 12:33pm

After a school day ends at Muncie Southside Middle School, most students return home, but a select few enter Brian DeRome’s classroom to learn about robotics.They wander in to the white-covered brick classroom, with chatty conversation about homework assignments and the upcoming practice.