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White River

New Canoe and Kayak Launches Planned in City of Muncie

Over the next several years, five new launches are scheduled to be constructed along the White River in Muncie, allowing for canoeing, kayaking, and tubing from the city’s east to west gateways. The addition of…

Cook Family Education Center

Cook Family Education Center Opens at Prairie Creek Reservoir

Individuals gathered to cut the ribbon at the brand-new Cook Family Education Center at Prairie Creek Reservoir. Once an unheated building without restrooms, the Reservoir Office has now been transformed into a natural history museum,…


Co-Alliance Cooperative makes $15 million investment into Henry County

Indiana-based agriculture and energy cooperative Co-Alliance Cooperative, Inc., welcomed more than 100 area farmers to their Mt. Summit facility on Monday, Aug. 28, to showcase the $15 million of improvements made at the Henry County…