Nearly 1,000 trees at Salamonie River State Forest were set to be sold to the highest bidder Tuesday despite ongoing opposition to logging plans set to take place this winter.

On Wednesday, Nov. 24, troopers working from the Indiana State Police (ISP) Peru Post conducted a saturation patrol targeting aggressive and impaired drivers in Miami, Wabash, Cass, Fulton, Grant and Howard counties, according to ISP Peru Post public information officer Sgt. Tony Slocum.

The Peru Lions Club has resumed its Cheer Club effort on a limited basis.

If you have followed my column, and I certainly hope you have, you have heard me mention several times that making memories in the outdoors is very special. It seems like the older I get, the more important those memories are. A recent weekend was a perfect example. Please allow me to share …

Miami County officials have agreed to a $300,000 expenditure out of the expected influx of federal cash from pandemic stimulus funding to help the town of Macy build a new fire station.

Crews, vendors and organizers were hard at it Friday morning and into early afternoon as they worked to transform the area around the Miami County courthouse into a German-themed Christmas wonderland.

Dream on. That’s what 12-year old Afolabi Jacob was told when fellow Nigerians learned his ambitions of being an engineer.

Just a block from where crews were working Friday morning preparing for downtown Peru’s Christkidlmarkt, Mike Inglehearn was at work in his bike shop hoping the bustle brought to the blocks around the courthouse would translate into a little Christmas business for him as well.

Proposed changes to the recently changed Miami County ordinance governing solar farm projects are headed back to the county’s planning commission for a public hearing.

While many are looking at the fall foliage, civil engineers at Grissom Aire Reserve Base are looking at snow plows and salt trucks.

The Peru Lions Club has resumed its Cheer Club effort on a limited basis.

With more expected to travel for the upcoming holiday season, the Indiana State Police is stepping up patrols around the Thanksgiving holiday in an effort, they say, to ensure safer roads.

After a postponement of a few days due to weather, the downtown Peru Christmas parade is set to step off Saturday at 6 p.m.

Officials at Maconaquah Schools have lifted the corporation’s requirement for students to wear masks inside their buildings.

After a pandemic-caused cancellation in 2020, a German-themed Christmas festival is making a comeback this year, its second in downtown Peru.

The Peru Tribune knows the importance of supporting businesses that choose to call Miami County home. Their investments in our community improve our quality of life, create employment and drive economic development here.

Abbie Thomas is a full-time singer-songwriter from Goshen, but she used to call Wabash home. She attended Northfield High School. She also performed at the Founders' Day Festival in September and has also been seen at The Green Hat Lounge at Charley Creek Inn. Thomas recently had a music video, “FireFlies,” nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA) in the category of Independent Music Video, according to a press release.

The Peru Lions Club has resumed its Cheer Club effort on a limited basis.

Miami County and two of its communities will, together, receive more than $1 million in state money to fix roads and bridges as part of the latest round of funding from the Community Crossings Matching Grant program.

A state inmate accused of killing his cellmate at Miami Correctional Facility in 2019 is now scheduled to go to trial after signalling he intended to plead guilty to murder as part of a plea agreement made earlier this year.

Visitors on Saturday got their first full look at the work done to restore one of downtown Peru’s old, beloved churches.

The Pipe Creek Twp. Vol. Fire Dept. will be hosting a “community education seminar” on Nov. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the fire station at 339 W Pearl St. in Bunker Hill.

According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), brown marmorated stink bugs will likely become a nuisance pest for homeowners soon as they invade homes in search of warmth during the winter.

The Peru Lions Club has resumed its Cheer Club effort on a limited basis.