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Pedestrians cross the street in downtown Muncie June 3, 2021, during the First Thursdays ArtsWalk. Part of the DWNTWN "Embrace the Original" campaign is hosting multiple events over the summer. Lauren Clark, DN

Pedestrians cross the street in downtown Muncie June 3, 2021, during the First Thursdays ArtsWalk. Part of the DWNTWN "Embrace the Original" campaign is hosting multiple events over the summer. Lauren Clark, DN

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DWNTWN Muncie shares "Embrace the Original" campaign goals

DWNTWN Muncie recently launched its newest campaign, “Embrace the Original,” focusing on bringing attention to the local businesses, restaurants and trails Muncie has to offer.


news 6/23/2021, 10:00am

Cardinal Greenways 5K returns this summer with a new course

Cardinal Greenways is hosting a series of events — starting with the “Cardinal 5K” — that offer multiple different methods of getting active, as well as different options for people looking to compete or enjoy time exercising with their families.


news 6/22/2021, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

The US hits encouraging milestones for virus deaths and shots, the GOP is ready to block an elections bill in a Senate showdown, Iran's election unsettles Biden's hope for a nuclear deal, a tornado sweeps through suburban Chicago and a Supreme Court win for college athletes makes up this week's national stories.  


news 6/21/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Iran's sole nuclear power plant undergoes an emergency shutdown, US envoy hopes North Korea responds positively on offered talks, a debate over Myanmar upends the start to the UN rights body session, fear shakes Mexico border city after violence leaves 18 dead and companies give vaccines to workers, boosting Japan's rollout makes up this week's five international stories. 


news 6/19/2021, 10:17am

Ball State student shot and killed near campus

Vice President for Student Affairs Ro-Anne Royer Engle sent a campus-wide email June 19 announcing a young man was shot and killed on West Abbott Street. She said he was a Ball State student. Kathy Wolf, vice president for marketing and communications, confirmed the victim's name was Montana Miquel Lopez, who the Muncie Star Press reported was a Ball State freshman.


news 6/15/2021, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

The White House plans a 'independence from virus' bash, California reopens, US to transfer federal property for Hawaiian home lands, doctors warn of burns from asphalt as a heat wave hits the West and an Illinois chemical plant explosion makes up this week's five national stories. 


news 6/14/2021, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations, Israel swears in a new coalition, Nicaragua arrests five more opposition leaders in a crackdown, Americans stand trial in Japan and there was major wreckage at a hospital hit by artillery in north Syria makes up this week's five international stories. 


news 6/11/2021, 12:00pm

Ball Brothers Foundation begins funding Project Sybertooth

Within the last few months, two cyber attacks have crippled entire industries in the United States. One attack threatened a gas shortage on the East Coast and another threatened a meat shortage across the country. With cybercrime on the rise, many people, including Muncie locals and Ball State students, wonder how it can affect them. 


news 6/10/2021, 7:40pm

PathStone holds its annual community partnership event

PathStone Corporation of Indiana held their annual community partnership event June 10 over Zoom, where the corporation gave awards to individuals and organizations in the community. Guests also heard from keynote speaker, Karen Hemberger, vice president of the United Way of Madison County.