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The obesity epidemic in the U.S. is a major health issue, and it’s getting worse. The current national adult obesity rate is 29.7%, but almost half of adults are projected to be obese, not just overweight, by 2030, according to Harvard researchers estimates published in December 2019 in the New England Journal of Medicine. While […]

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HUNTINGTON, Ind., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc., (OTCQB: NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, has announced that the Corporation will pay a cash dividend of $0.28 per common share.  The dividend will be payable on August 23, 2021 to shareholders of record on August 9, 2021.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 120Water, the nation's leader in water quality and lead management programs, recently launched two new offerings to help water professionals across the country prepare for pending regulatory and infrastructure demand through the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework.

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More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2020, a nearly 30% surge from 2019 and the most ever recorded in a single year, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addiction experts say the increase in overdose deaths was largely driven by the increased […]

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RICHMOND, Ind., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Mutual Bancorporation, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: RMBI), parent company of First Bank Richmond (the "Bank"), today announced net income of $2.8 million, or $0.24 diluted earnings per share, for the second quarter of 2021, compared to net income of $2.6 million, or $0.22 diluted earnings per share, for the first quarter of 2021, and net income of $2.5 million, or $0.20 diluted earnings per share, for the second quarter of 2020.

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(The Center Square) – A new analysis released this week by the American Legislative Exchange Council shows Indiana has comparatively little bond debt compared to the other 49 states.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third year, the 2021 Indy Tech Gives™ social fundraising challenge raised $90,308 for Central Indiana nonprofits over the six-week campaign. Since 2019, Indy Tech Gives has grown from four participating companies to 12, engaging nearly 700 Indianapolis technology professionals and raising more than $155,000 for local charities.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Verde Dental Partners announced today the selection of  Jill Cruz as the organization's Director of Field Operations, effective June 15th. In her role, Jill will be responsible for leading practice operations, driving revenue and process improvements and building upon Vista Verde's successful record of practice growth.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Indiana expanded its Structured Family Caregiving (SFC) program to allow legal guardians to receive much needed support in order to continue caring for older adults in the comfort of their homes. The inclusion of legal guardians under Indiana Medicaid's Aged & Disabled Waiver reflects an ongoing commitment by the state of Indiana to promote support programs for family caregivers. SFC, a program that is offered by Caregiver Homes of Indiana from Seniorlink, provides caregivers with access to experienced care teams, clinical expertise and technology, and a financial stipend to help support them in their caregiving responsibilities. The inclusion of legal guardians reflects an ongoing commitment by the state of Indiana to promote support programs for family caregivers.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- EZaccessMD, a national mobile telehealth provider bringing at-home diagnostics and imaging to employees' homes or work within two hours, announced today that it has partnered with BioTech X-ray. The partnership is set to greatly reduce the barriers to receiving quality healthcare across Indiana.

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The Indiana Gaming Commission has authorized in-person and mobile sports wagering operators to offer bets on more than 25 Olympic sports during the summer games that begin Friday in Tokyo.

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MERRILLVILLE, Ind., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) ("NiSource") today announced that the company will host a conference call at 11 a.m. ET (10 a.m. CT) on August 4, 2021, to review its second quarter 2021 financial results and provide a general business update.

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BATESVILLE, Ind., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) will hold a conference call and simultaneous webcast Thursday, August 5, 2021, at 8:00 a.m. ET. They will discuss the results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2021, which ended June 30, 2021. The live webcast, including a slide presentation, will be available at http://ir.hillenbrand.com under the "News & Events" tab and will be archived on the company's investor relations website through Friday, September 3, 2021.

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WASHINGTON — Two days after being named by GOP House leadership to a select committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, northeast Indiana Rep. Jim Banks has been rejected by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who had final say on the membership of the 13-member panel.

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WASHINGTON — Two days after being named by GOP House leadership to a select committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, northeast Indiana Rep. Jim Banks has been rejected by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who had final say on the membership of the 13-member panel.

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GARY, Ind., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemcoaters LLC, a toll coil coater applying proprietary and other coatings, has announced an international initiative to offer an exclusive, three-year license to one producer in each of several selected regions, to allow early adopters to apply a lower CO2, less costly RoHS-compliant coating to galvanized steel. Patented worldwide, InterCoat®ChemGuard reduces the zinc needed to achieve equivalent or better corrosion protection, creating galvanized steel that uses much lower zinc coatings for similar corrosion performance, reducing the CO2 footprint of the producer and saving substantial cost.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- fiVISION, a leader in personalized digital account opening experiences for banks and credit unions across the United States, announced that Liberty Bank of Middletown, CT, one of the largest mutual banks in the country, has selected fiVISION to power their account origination and onboarding digital transformation vision.

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More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2020, a nearly 30% surge from 2019 and the most ever recorded in a single year, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addiction experts say the increase in overdose deaths was largely driven by the increased […]

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Wealth, home to the next generation of elite advisors, welcomes Bohn Vergari as Director of Capital Markets Sales & Trading. Vergari, who previously worked at Morgan Stanley's Fixed Income Trading Desk, will be responsible for trade execution, development of products and technology, and marketing and sales initiatives for advisor teams.

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More than 93,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. in 2020, a nearly 30% surge from 2019 and the most ever recorded in a single year, according to recently released data by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Addiction experts say the increase in overdose deaths was largely driven by the increased […]

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national telephone and online survey taken by Rasmussen Reports, sponsored by the National Police Association, finds that 66% of Likely U.S. Voters think Congress should investigate the violent riots that engulfed the United States in 2020. Twenty one percent (21%) say no. Thirteen (13%) are not sure.

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(The Center Square) – A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board means employees at an Indiana concrete company are stuck with their current union bosses as their monopoly bargaining representative.

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WARSAW, Ind., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- After working with 212 Media Studios on an acceptance packet that achieved a record number of admitted students, Oral Roberts University (ORU) is expanding its partnership with 212's design team to include updated acceptance materials and new recruitment pieces to engage prospective students and parents.

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With COVID-19 vaccination rates climbing across the United States, the end of the emergency phase of the pandemic is in sight. However, rates of mental health and behavioral issues due to anxiety and stress from the pandemic, are on the rise. According to Mental Health America, the demand for behavioral health and addiction treatment services are at an unprecedented level across Indiana, with the state seeing one of the highest rates of adult prevalence of mental illness at 22.5%.

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD), one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States, today announced it intends to release second quarter 2021 financial results after market close on Monday, July 19, 2021. The teleconference is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday July 20, 2021 and will be hosted by Mark D. Millett, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Theresa E. Wagler, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) (the "Partnership," "Calumet," "we," "our" or "us"), announced today that it plans to report results for the fiscal second quarter 2021 on August 6, 2021. A conference call to discuss the financial and operational results is scheduled for August 6, 2021 at 9:00 AM ET.

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SOUTH BEND — A federal district court judge has denied a request seeking a preliminary injunction to stop Indiana University from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on campus.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The head of the nation's largest veterans organization warned Congress that the American people will "be furious," if partisan gridlock causes a shutdown of the National Guard and delayed paychecks for its soldiers.

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INDIANAPOLIS, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- hc1, the leader in critical insight, analytics, and solutions for precision health, announced its support for the AWS for Health initiative from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate the expansion of the hc1 Precision Health Insight Network.

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INDIANAPOLIS and CHICAGO, July 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) and Retail Properties of America, Inc. (NYSE: RPAI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which RPAI would merge into a subsidiary of KRG, with KRG continuing as the surviving public company. The strategic transaction joins together two high-quality portfolios with complementary geographic footprints creating a top five shopping center REIT by enterprise value. The combined company is expected to have an equity market capitalization of approximately $4.6 billion and a total enterprise value of approximately $7.5 billion upon the closing of the transaction assuming a KRG share price of $20.83, which was the closing price on July 16, 2021. This immediately accretive transaction, paired with a strong balance sheet and significant value creation opportunities, is expected to provide a runway to increase longterm value for shareholders.