DaVita Expanding Locations in Evansville

Apr 18, 2017
DaVita Kidney Care / DaVita Inc.

Renovations are planned to begin this August on the former CVS building on North Main Street. Moving into the building will be the national dialysis company DaVita. Tuesday morning representatives from the company told the Evansville Redevelopment Commission the goal is to open the new location as early as January.

DaVita already has eight operating facilities in the area and three additional locations are being added. DaVita HealthCare Business Development Group Director Scott Emley said the expansion addresses the growing need for dialysis.

Sentencing in case that supported drug activity

Apr 12, 2017

A Warrick County man has been sentenced for his role in what federal prosecutors describe as a “large-scale theft conspiracy.”   

Saying that his business helped fuel the demand for drugs, U.S. attorney Josh Minkler announced Wednesday that 42-year-old Michael J. Rupert of Newburgh was sentenced in federal court to 30 months in prison.

More I-69 work announced

Mar 28, 2017

Interstate 69 on Evansville’s east side is going to contain a lot of orange barrels this spring and summer. 

Beginning Friday,Indiana Department of Transportation  contractors will be working on several bridges from the Olmstead Road crossing of Interstate 69 to Covert Avenue.

A release from INDOT says they will try to restrict only one lane in one direction at a time, but that both directions could have lane closures as needed for crews paving and patching overhead bridge decks.   Once that stretch of road is complete, they will move north of the Lynch Road interchange.

Local students learn about food globalization

Nov 23, 2016
Paola Marizán / WNIN

Food systems around the world are changing, resulting in a potential for greater availability of food as well as greater diversity of food choices, according to the US Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection. Cooking French cuisine with a Mexican chef at a local university we learn about food globalization.

Historic house move goes smoothly

Aug 25, 2016
Steve Burger

Eighty two years after it was built, a house designed by a top apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright took a ride on a trailer to its new home on the campus of the University of Evansville

Planned to take four hours, the move actually took just a little over one hour, with police shutting down intersections and exits to the Lloyd Expressway to get the structure under the bridge at Weinbach Avenue.