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Independence Day 2022 7/4/2022, 11:00am

AP: A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate

Associated Press: "Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns and struggling to maintain the common bonds that keep it together. Yet many also see cause to celebrate: The pandemic continues to be on the wane and, despite its faults, America's democracy survives."


Fourth of July 7/1/2022, 10:00am

Independence Day activities in Delaware County

All throughout Delaware County, city officials, local businesses, and charitable organizations alike are celebrating Independence Day in a myriad of different ways. If you’re looking for something to do or maybe looking for a way to spice up your 4th of July celebration, here are five different events taking place on July 4 that are sure to be a blast.


Juneteenth 6/19/2022, 10:00am

2022 Juneteenth Celebration in McCulloch Park

June 18, 2022, from 3-9 p.m. at McCulloch Park in Muncie, Indiana, a Juneteenth celebration was held. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and is celebrated June 19, among other days.


communities 4/23/2022, 12:00pm

Ball State graduate creates community locker to support the homeless

When Nash Coy was ordered to rework the run-down Little Free Library in Heekin Park, he was inspired by Noname, a book group that believes “building community through political education is crucial for our liberation,” to create a community locker for the homeless population in Muncie. 


DN 100 3/29/2022, 5:40pm

There's No Place Like Home: Former Daily News adviser and editors reflect on 100 years

  The newsroom wasn’t always Doug Toney’s home. When he was a freshman at Ball State in 1969, Toney was on track to become a history teacher. Born and raised on the farm, he said it made sense to have summers off and help his family out on the property. But, after one mass communications class with George Harper, former professor of journalism, Toney was “hooked.”


Enterprise 3/28/2022, 7:20pm

Habitat’s Heroine

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.”