Giving back to the community 10/10/2022, 3:12pm

Helping your hometown

Giving back to his community was always something of importance to graduate safety Trenton Hatfield. Now, he has the opportunity. 

Community 9/23/2022, 12:59pm

Building the Bridge

After two years of cancellations, the Muncie Bridge Dinner returned Thursday. The event, held on the Washington Street bridge in Muncie, attracted members of the community, including Muncie locals and Ball State University students.

DWNTWN Events 8/8/2022, 9:58am

"I love Muncie": Fire Up DWNTWN was a step in helping rebuild Muncie by bringing people together and supporting local businesses

Though it didn’t go exactly to plan, Fire Up DWNTWN took over Walnut Street and the rest of downtown Muncie, Indiana, August 6, 2022. Hot air balloons still briefly took the skies, local businesses set up shop under tents, food trucks lined the street and countless other events ran from 1-10 p.m., prompting Muncie’s community to show out in full form. 

Art 7/20/2022, 5:58pm

Art of downtown Muncie: Part 2

Art on the side of two buildings in downtown Muncie, Indiana, pictured the morning of July 19, 2022. This art not only showcases the artists' ability but promotes the local businesses inside the building the art is featured on.

Art 7/13/2022, 5:39pm

Art of downtown Muncie: Part 1

A series of photos taken July 12-13, 2022, feature art in downtown Muncie, Indiana. Some photos include art that showcase love for the Muncie area and some simply show art itself. (Kyle Smedley/DN)

Construction 7/9/2022, 11:07am

VIDEO: Cooper Science under construction

Students in the 2022 CCIM + Summer Experience workshop at Ball State University composed a four-minute video with two sources talking about the current reconstruction of the Cooper Science Complex. Sources and photos in the video show the active construction as well as the desired goal.

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.