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Daily Local News – May 10, 2017

The city of Bloomington says it spent more than $770,000 as it sought to annex about 10,000 acres of Monroe County land this year. Ellettsville Town Council President Scott Oldham began the council’s meeting Monday night by acknowledging the recent loss of two public servants, and went on to approve a 20- year contract with the City of Bloomington Utilities …

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Brown County Makes Final Round in Development Initiative

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs last week named Brown County as a finalist in its Hometown Collaboration Initiative. The goal of the Hometown Collaboration Initiative, or HCI, is to coach local teams on data gathering and developing strategies that will ultimately lead to broad based support for and success of local development initiatives. The HCI program is …

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Daily Local News – May 8, 2017

Donald Trump is threatening to increase taxes on a company that is moving jobs out of Indianapolis; Indiana’s bicentennial projects are costing Hoosiers more than former Governor Mike Pence promised; A City of Bloomington press release announced that May is National Bikes Month; This year is the 25th anniversary of the nation-wide “Stamp out Hunger” food drive; Bloomington residents are …

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Saturday’s Child – Celtica

WFHB Saturday’s Child welcomed the Brown County group Celtica to the stage for some music from the Irish side of the world, Saturday, April 8, at the Monroe County History Center.

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Brown County Hour – Episode #59 February 2017

Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Cari Ray, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Chuck Wills, and Rick Fettig. First aired Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 9 AM on WFHB ☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour: The radio show crew welcomes you to February! We have a great episode to help get you through the shorter winter days. Stoke your fireplace, pour another …

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Google Offers Trekker Camera Rig to Record Trail Systems

A 50-pound, 15-lens Google Trekker backpack camera is on loan to Brown County this fall, and the Convention and Visitors Bureau has a long list of volunteers to wear it on hiking trails, including around Yellowood Lake. According to the Herald-Times, Bloomington officials loaned the camera this summer, capturing footage on local trails and the B-Line – and now that …

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Daily Local News – September 5, 2016

Native Americans from around the country continue to protest in North Dakota today, in opposition to an oil pipeline they say threatens a major water supply; Despite attempts by Governor Mike Pence and conservative groups to block the entry of Syrian refugees, they continue to settle in Indiana; On Friday, Monroe County Commissioners declined to accept the county treasurer’s monthly …

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Brown County Commissioner Special Joint Meeting

In response to citizen concerns regarding Brown County Administrator Michael Thompson, there will be a special joint meeting of the Brown County Commissioners and the Brown County Council next Thursday, October 9th. This week’s edition of the Brown County Democrat reports that a group of about 70 citizens met at the library to hear a report about the county’s finances …

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Weather Delays for Feb. 11

Delays Brown County School Corporation on a two-hour delay. Mitchell Community Schools on a two-hour delay. Monroe County Community School Corporation on a two-hour delay. North Lawrence Community Schools on a two-hour delay. Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corporation schools on a two-hour delay. Spencer-Owen Community Schools on a two-hour delay. St. Mark’s United Methodist Church on a 1 1/2 hour …

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Brown County Hour – Episode 23

The Brown County Hour comes to you from the legendary Hills o’ Brown where the plum purple haze, the one nature herself drapes in the hills and hollers, inspires local characters, artists, and nature lovers.  It’s as though the hills themselves conspired to create a beauty and a culture in the heart of Indiana.  Sit for a spell and hear …

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