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Indiana News

News stories from the past 60 days.

May 25, 2019 - Obesity in Indiana has been increasing, particularly in rural areas, despite state efforts to reduce it. Schools are promoting healthy eating and exercise to help.
Source: Washington Times Herald
May 13, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $82 million to improve rural water infrastructure in 20 states. The Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant program will allow communities with less than 10,000 residents to invest in drinking water, waste disposal, and stormwater drainage systems.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Apr 26, 2019 - The Indiana Rural Health Association was awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to combat high infant mortality rates in rural areas of the state through a Healthy Start Communities that Care program.
Source: Washington Times Herald

Last Updated: 5/28/2019