The county’s top health official says that although schools were able to open to students this month, they are unlikely to stay open if families do not cooperate with efforts to slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Miami County schools will attempt to host fall sporting events in a trial that will limit spectators and bring several other changes stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials at the Peru Fire Department are eyeing a piece of property and existing building as a possible location for a new fire station after receiving the OK to proceed with plans from the City Council.
Despite an abundance of good news earlier this summer, an International Circus Hall of Fame official says plans to put a badly needed roof over the property’s north barn have hit another snag.
When David Henry, a Sweetser Elementary School teacher, was battling COVID-19 this spring, 7-year-old Selah Schible and 9-year-old Emma Smith prayed for him every day.
A Special Judge was appointed to the Town of Andrews versus Raytheon Technologies case on Tuesday after five judges declined or recused themselves from the water contamination dispute.
Officials say things began as smoothly as possible for students who headed back to their classrooms at Peru Community Schools for the first time since March.
The state’s top health official on Wednesday promised state support and underscored key recommendations as students head back to class and communities deal with additional COVID-19 cases.
The Miami County Chamber of Commerce has named A Touch of Dust as Business of the Month for August. The company, owned by Becky McKinney, has been a Chamber member for 10 years.
Miami County saw more than 10 COVID-19 cases added to its total count over the weekend, but as the number climbs steadily the local positivity rate for the disease remains among the lowest in the state.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is seeking public comment about a voluntary cleanup plan for a piece of property owned by NIPSCO.
As many families across Miami County were preparing to send their students back to school in the coming days, Peru Community Schools honored the Class of 2020 on Friday night.
With the statewide moratorium on disconnecting electric and natural gas service during the COVID-19 pandemic scheduled to end August 14, a local utility provider says it will work to provide flexible payment plan options to help those in need.
Charles E. Isch, retired president and CEO of First Bank of Berne, will be honored by the Indiana Bankers Association with the IBA Leaders in Banking Excellence award, to be presented at a private ceremony in December in Indianapolis. This award, the Association’s highest honor, celebrates l…
The Indiana Department of Transportation says officials will close State Road 218 between E County Road 600 S and Miami County Line Road beginning July 30.
Vendors and organizers say that a small switch at the downtown farmers’ market, prompted at least in part by the coronavirus pandemic, has increased not only traffic but offerings for market-goers as well.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to climb in Miami County and the rate has increased in recent weeks as it has in much of the rest of the state.
Residents and visitors to the area got an opportunity Saturday to learn a little about flying and even gain a new perspective on their surroundings if they visited the Peru Municipal Airport.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor dropped a planned criminal penalty from the statewide face mask mandate that he signed Friday after objections from some law enforcement officials and conservative legislators.
The Miami County YMCA has released new rules and guidelines meant to help the facility comply with the mask mandate announced by Gov. Eric Holcomb last week.
A Wednesday announcement from Gov. Eric Holcomb that he would be signing an executive order requiring Hoosiers to wear masks to blunt the spread of the coronavirus has prompted some area school districts to revise their reopening plans.
A local nurse who travelled to New York City during the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic to care for COVID-19 patients has now helped write a book with her colleagues about the experience.
The Peru School Board will convene a work session on Tuesday as they head toward making a decision about consolidating junior and senior high classes into a single building and making adjustments to the programs offered.
After the coronavirus pandemic forced a change to a local annual charity event, the organizer says the alternative event will now likely become a regular occurrence as well.