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Muncie, IN. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Mayor Dennis Tyler Update on What’s Happening in Muncie

Mayor Dennis Tyler stops by WLBC once a month to talk about the City of Muncie with Steve Lindell. This morning, Mayor Tyler discussed: Hearts and Hands United, Hometown Hero’s, Tuhey Pool schedule, Chicago Cubs win, new BSU Football posters at McDonalds, Paint the Town Red at Canan Commons, BSU…



Artist rendering. Firm plans are still in the works.

Dr. John Fallon Appointed to Lead Cintas Project

By: Mike Wolfe Progress continues on the former Cintas property in downtown Muncie. Dr. John Fallon has been appointed as the Executive Director and Development Coordinator for Sustainable Muncie Corporation. The Cintas Initiative is the Corporation’s first major project. Fallon, who retired from his position as Associate Vice President for Economic…



Co-founder, Jordan Presley outside Muncie IHOP

Tranzind Delivery Will Bring You Dinner

By: Chris Taylor— Once upon a time if you didn’t have time to cook between work and picking up the kids from soccer practice you just ordered pizza or made an extra stop before finally making it home. Today, one Muncie business wants to deliver your meal curbside. Tranzind Delivery…


Owner, Steve Wickliffe of The Wedge in Yorktown

The Wedge in Yorktown Serves Up Tasty Artisan Grilled Cheese

Story and feature photo by: Danielle Jones— Artisan grilled cheese has made its way to Muncie. The Wedge is Yorktown’s newest dining establishment located just at the intersection of SR 32 and Nebo in Yorktown. Owner Steve Wickliffe says their mission is simple— to serve delicious food, at an affordable price….



DSE Truckload

Ohio-Based Logistics Firm Expands in Delaware County

DSE Truckload, a transportation services company serving customers across North America, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017.“Indiana’s nationally recognized business climate keeps companies based out-of-state coming back to the Hoosier State,” said Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “With our central…


Robert Mathis, The Sack Master

Photo Gallery: Colts’ Robert Mathis Comes to Muncie

Robert Mathis was in Muncie Wednesday at the Muncie Auto Group Tent Sale. A continuous line of fans showed up to meet The Sack Master, get a handshake, a smile and perhaps a signature on a football or on an exclusive poster, provided to all who attended. Everyone had a blast! “We have a tremendous…


IC Executive Director, Ted Baker Elected to the NBIA Board of Directors

Innovation Connector Executive Director, Ted Baker Elected to NBIA Board of Directors

The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA), an international non-profit organization and global advocate for stakeholders within entrepreneur-driven economic ecosystems, recently completed its board elections, and five new board members were elected to three-year terms. NBIA’s board of directors is comprised of 15 members who are elected by other members. The newly elected board members will…


Female competitors performing WOD 1 Cluster ladder during Downtown Throwdown II.

2nd Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition Celebrates Fitness

Photos and story by: Lorri Markum— The 100 block of Walnut Street in Muncie became the proving ground for the area’s top CrossFit athletes this past Saturday during the Second Annual Downtown Throwdown CrossFit Competition, hosted by The Arsenal. Drawing 33 athletic teams from Bloomington, South Bend, and other surrounding…


Steve Baule is New Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools

Steve Baule is New Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools

By: Danielle Jones Steve Baule, new Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools officially began in office July1st.  Baule was appointed new Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools in April. Baule says he has been working very hard since students have been out of school. “I have been spending time meeting with the administrative team, board…


Regional Summit 2

Regional Summit 2 to be Held July 28th

Regional Summit 2 will be held Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 pm, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305. This meeting is the follow-up to the Regional Summit. You can help shape the vision of the ADVANCE Region. Hear an update on the progress of the Regional Development Plan and…


New Industria Centre Shell Building Completed

The Muncie-Delaware County Economic Development Alliance joined Delaware County government officials and Garmong Construction to announce that the construction of a new, 200,000 SF shell building has been completed. The event was celebrated with a ribbon cutting by the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce. Located on a 34-acre site in…


Industria Map

Muncie-Delaware County Area Earns Shovel Ready Industrial Site Certification

An important site for growth in the Muncie-Delaware County Area has earned a shovel ready Industrial Site Certification.  The Industria Centre Site #1, along the Muncie bypass, has completed the certification program for American Electric Power’s (AEP) Quality Site Program. McCallum Sweeny Consulting, one of the world’s leading site selection consulting firms,…