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Like many other industries that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education had to shift early on in order to protect students, staff, and faculty from the virus while trying to continue offering quality education.

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The Indiana State Department of Health today reported 1,241 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily total since Feb. 19, and nine new deaths.

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Howard County recorded only three new cases of COVID today, the lowest since Feb. 28 when two cases were reported. There were no new deaths locally. 

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Thirteen more Howard County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, and one more has died from the virus, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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Howard County has maintained its status of "blue" on the Indiana State Department of Health's COVID-19 color-coded metrics map, while several other counties moved back to "yellow." 

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The Indiana State Department of Health today reported 966 new cases of COVID and 13 new deaths.

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First responders everywhere had an unprecedented and difficult year as the pandemic raged every corner of the country, and firefighters were no different in having to change their day-to-day operations.

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Ventilators represent a critical need as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, and local workers at General Motors stepped up in the nation’s time of need.

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The year started off promising for a Kokomo woman whose two children were set to get married, something she had been waiting for for a long time.

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Despite the Howard County sheriff and jail officials’ best attempts at keeping COVID-19 at bay within the halls of the jail, a widespread outbreak was reported in November, and though it is now under control, officials still are maintaining protocols to ensure inmates and staff stay safe fro…

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As the old adage goes, “hindsight is 20/20.” This typically is used to mean that looking back on certain situations and analyzing them on the past is often easier or better than doing so when dealing with those situations in the present moment.

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While the majority of the world hunkered down during the height of the pandemic and adjusted accordingly to stay safe, the men and women of the Kokomo Police Department never got the opportunity to work from home.

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When COVID-19 restrictions limited gatherings to 10 people, the funeral directors at Shirley & Stout, Hasler & Stout, Stout & Son Funeral Homes knew they had to pivot fast to do what they could to allow loved ones’ family members — and not just 10 of them — to be a part of the ex…

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As the COVID-19 pandemic began making the news, the local hospitals began bracing for what potentially could be a surge in patients and working to ensure they had the personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep their staffs safe.

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In early March 2020, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported the first case of COVID-19 in Indiana.

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Three more Howard County residents have tested positive for COVID, and one more has died from the virus. 

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Three more Howard County residents have tested positive for COVID, and one more has died from it, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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When COVID-19 hit last March, Stellantis quickly began working to alleviate some of the issues people were having in the communities in which its plants operated.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Prolific, a national growth firm headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., has added Toni McEwan to its leadership team. McEwan comes to Prolific with expertise in the fields of manufacturing, agriculture, and global non-profit work with enterprise companies such as Corteva (NYSE: CTA-A) and Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW). An accomplished executive with vast experience throughout the U.S., UK, and Ireland, McEwan has led sales, marketing, product and project management, and change management in HR throughout her 20+ year career. McEwan will lead many day-to-day operational and strategic efforts at Prolific.