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Books sit on a table in Hailey Maupin’s classroom at Southview Elementary School Jan 20. Jacy Bradley, DN

Representation is increasing in Delaware County elementary schools

Teachers from South View Elementary School and Yorktown Elementary School discuss how they use books to make sure students are represented in the classroom. Representation is becoming more significant in Indiana school curriculums.  


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Police Brutality Protest 2/5/2023, 7:48pm

Protesters chant outside Muncie City Hall in “Unite Against Police Brutality” protest.

As a member of the Party of Socialism and Liberation in Muncie, Indiana, Mark Elliott gathered with around a dozen other people, held a sign and stood outside of the City Council building in the “Unite Against Police Brutality” protest Feb. 5. The two most prevalent signs at the protest read “Justice for Tyre Nichols. Jail Killer Cops!” and “The people demand: End Police Terror.”


Baseball 2/5/2023, 1:02pm

Ball State hosts meet and greet to kick off the 2023 season

Pasta, white uniforms, MLB Players and autographs helped kick off the 2023 Ball State Baseball season. Youth baseball players, Ball State Alumni and Muncie locals showed up with Ball State Baseball in attendance as head coach Rich Maloney and current Washington National Alex Call spoke about the upcoming season.


Lifestyles 2/5/2023, 12:00pm

Amy’s Pet Spa opens in Muncie to pamper your pet

On the corner of South Cherry and West Adams, husky howls and barking can be heard in the air, though usually only for a few minutes. On that corner in downtown Muncie, sits Amy’s Pet Spa. 

Owner Amy Shears has been busy since she opened in November 2022, and her business is only growing. Kelley Stewart, Shears’ neighbor and owner of Sit-Stay-Play Pet Grooming Kelley Stewart, recently broke her wrist, leaving Shears to help Stewart’s clients in the midst of a pet grooming shortage. 


Men's Basketball 2/4/2023, 1:18am

Ball State defeats Eastern Michigan in overtime thriller at home

The Cardinals (16-7, 7-3 MAC), enjoying their best start since 2000, defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles (6-17, 3-7 MAC) in what was a tightly contested contest that needed an extra five minutes to decide a winner. This game, broadcasted on CBS Sports, was a close one from the very beginning with Ball State trailing by three going into halftime. Head Coach Michael Lewis applauded his team for a better, more complete second half. 




10/14/2022, 10:00am

Art and All Its Forms

Ball State students in the Ceramics Lab work with lots of different kinds of clay, and for lots of different reasons. Two art students and a ceramics professor share their stories with the Ball State Daily News and reveal what the medium means to them.


enterprise 5/2/2022, 3:00pm

Muncie’s Maker Force

A former 80,000-square-foot laundry facility in Muncie holds limitless possibilities. 

Boombox music fills the second floor while artists move tables to set up for First Thursday, a monthly event to draw people to explore art and culture downtown. A woodworker helps children build birdhouses while Steven Knipp colors hair in his salon a few doors down. Adjacent businesses invite people in for gift shopping or ax throwing.



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Protesters chant outside Muncie City Hall in “Unite Against Police Brutality” protest.

Police Brutality Protest 2/5/2023, 7:48pm

As a member of the Party of Socialism and Liberation in Muncie, Indiana, Mark Elliott gathered with around a dozen other people, held a sign and stood outside of the City Council building in the “Unite Against Police Brutality” protest Feb. 5. The two most prevalent signs at the protest read “Justice for Tyre Nichols. Jail Killer Cops!” and “The people demand: End Police Terror.”


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Habitat’s Heroine

Enterprise 3/28/2022, 7:20pm

Greater Muncie, Indiana Habitat for Humanity, Inc. wouldn’t be possible without the efforts of Sharon Brown.

With a bottle of water, reading materials and a phone charging on the table beside her, Sharon Kay Brown sits in her favorite rocking chair every Tuesday evening and tunes into NBC’s “Chicago Fire.”


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Amy’s Pet Spa opens in Muncie to pamper your pet

Lifestyles 2/5/2023, 12:00pm

On the corner of South Cherry and West Adams, husky howls and barking can be heard in the air, though usually only for a few minutes. On that corner in downtown Muncie, sits Amy’s Pet Spa.  Owner Amy Shears has been busy since she opened in November 2022, and her business is only growing. Kelley Stewart, Shears’ neighbor and owner of Sit-Stay-Play Pet Grooming Kelley Stewart, recently broke her wrist, leaving Shears to help Stewart’s clients in the midst of a pet grooming shortage.