City of Evansville

Evansville chosen for plant expansion

Mar 13, 2018

Evansville has been chosen for a major corporate expansion. 

Berry Global plans to add 150 new jobs over the next couple of years as part of an expansion at its downtown Evansville location.

That information came in a news release from the Indiana Economic Development  Corporation Tuesday afternoon. The company is investing  more than $70 million for new equipment, adding four new thermoforming lines.

City council next stop for EID

Sep 21, 2017

The effort to get more money for improvements to downtown Evansville took a step forward Thursday.

Josh Armstrong, the downtown alliance director for the Southwest Indiana Chamber, said they reached the threshold of downtown property owners who support the formation of a downtown economic improvement district. He said the petitions represent fifty one percent of the property owners and seventy percent of the property values in the district.

WNIN is a property owner in the downtown improvement district.

Lofts at Former Downtown YMCA

Oct 5, 2016
Samantha Horton

The Evansville Redevelopment Commission is looking at a 20-year property tax deal to expand low income housing in the community.

Jonathan Anderson, president of Anderson Partners Development, proposed a $13 million project to construct 65 housing units in the old downtown YMCA building Tuesday morning. The agreement would last from 2019 to 2037 with the city paying property taxes back to AP Development.

Millennials still think of Sanders to decide vote

Sep 27, 2016
Paola Marizan / WNIN

One of the many presidential debate watch parties last evening was held at the University of Southern Indiana with a large  presence of students and faculty. 

Even though the primaries are over the presence of Bernie Sanders loomed large over this gathering.

In the past, the majority of millennials avidly supported Sanders and the sting of his defeat is causing some, like Cody McCormick, to swing their votes to a third party. 

Ingredients To A Healthy Living

Feb 8, 2016
Alison Petrash

Already given up on your New Years Resolution? In the show, we're discussing ways to make healthy changes in food, exercise and mental health. These changes could help you redefine your goal and create a new resolution. Find out what's trending in the Tri-State here on WNIN.