A City of Peru funding package for the new YMCA project and riverwalk trail cleared its final hurdle Monday when five City Council members voted unanimously for it.
The Opal and Clifford Arnholt Scholarship Committee of the Peru Rotary Club has announced the award of a pair of $2,000.00 scholarships to Janét Johnston and Riley Jones, both of whom are graduating from Maconaquah High School.
Officials cancelled Saturday’s farmers’ market and removed planters and other items from downtown streets on Tuesday, citing concern over rumors of demonstrations protesting police violence.
Those driving past Grissom Air Reserve Base on U.S. 31 will likely have noticed that work is progressing at the former shell building, and one Miami County official says plans are moving along for the new owner, Arizona Isotopes Research Corporation, to move in their specialized equipment fa…
Republicans who fill out a ballot in Tuesday’s primary will have to choose from five candidates they hope will serve them as at-large members on the County Council after November’s election.
Though the coronavirus pandemic has hit many businesses hard, Peru’s local bike shop is thriving as residents look to get outside with families as they also maintain their distance from others.
Despite relatively stable, local numbers in COVID-19 cases, Miami County’s top health official says people still need to take care as they venture out into the reopening economy.
Maconaquah School Corporation, on Thursday, celebrated the end of another school year with a drive-through parade. Staff lined the sidewalks as parents, students, and community members drove through, waving and honking. It was a bittersweet celebration, as so many questions hang in the air a…
After having to cancel many spring and summer plans, officials with the International Circus Hall of Fame have announced a summer fundraising schedule and a timeline for reopening the museum.
Local officials have opted to hold a much different 4-H fair this year after being given the green light by Purdue University nearly a week ago to start planning for this year’s event.
City residents will have the opportunity to enjoy more of their parks’ amenities as they look to get out of their houses for the holiday weekend.
Though Peru Community Schools have officially opted to move this year’s graduation ceremony, school and city officials are asking that residents make an effort to honor the Class of 2020 with a special event on the night they would have walked for their diplomas.
Just a day after City Hall reopened to the public after closing for several weeks amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru Mayor Miles Hewitt was at his desk Tuesday morning contemplating next steps.
Purdue University officials have given a green light for local boards to hold 4-H fairs in July, but certain restrictions that will be in place mean it is still not clear yet what the fair will look like in Miami County.
As the school year winds down for Miami County’s three school corporations, officials have settled on July as the month they plan to hold graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020.
As concern spread about a lack of meat in the marketplace amid the coronavirus pandemic, a local bank teamed up with charities in the area and pork producers to make sure food pantries had options for those in need.
An effort to quickly infuse businesses hard hit by the COVID-19 slowdown with cash has been slowed after state officials asked for more information about those who applied for the money.
Recently the District VI Future Farmer’s of America completed its final phase of the district leadership contests and the district officer slating process through virtual means. The contest was hosted by North Miami FFA and NM FFA officer and District VI President Makinzie France. France is …
Local businesses are moving forward with their plans to reopen as state and local officials continue to ease restrictions put in place in March in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
More than two weeks after local cases of COVID-19 shot up after an outbreak in Cass County, and a full week into Gov. Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track plan to reopen the state, the number of Miami County cases appears to be only slowly rising, but the county’s local health officer says it may be…