Indiana State Fair
Not much has changed since the first Indiana State Fair in October 1852. Farmers showed off their finest specimens of cows, hogs, horses and chickens. A “Mechanics Hall” displayed the newest reapers and plows. Corn growers competed for a silver cup for the heartiest ears. And right outside t…
INDIANAPOLIS | The sole person to reject the state's settlement offer for injuries suffered in the 2011 State Fair stage collapse cannot sue Indiana, because it already has paid other victims the maximum damages permitted by law.
MERRILLVILLE | A settlement touted as historic for same-sex couples was reached in a civil lawsuit against private companies involved in the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapsed that killed seven people.
Attorney Kenneth J. Allen announces at his Merrillville office a settlement in a civil lawsuit.
INDIANAPOLIS | State payments made to all but one of the 58 people injured and seven killed in the 2011 State Fair stage collapse were the subject of oral arguments Monday at the Indiana Court of Appeals.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lest any Hoosier farmers worry they aren't welcome at the agriculture obsessed Indiana State Fair, the recently-renovated Coliseum soon will sport the name Indiana Farmers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Cool summer temperatures, the renovated Coliseum and a new beer and wine exhibition helped push attendance at the 2014 Indiana State Fair near record territory.
INDIANAPOLIS | A man whose name is synonymous with Northwest Indiana's travel and hospitality industry was awarded the state's highest tourism honor Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Many Hoosiers unlikely to set foot in Northwest Indiana anytime soon still got to enjoy beer Thursday at the State Fair produced by region microbreweries.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: State fairs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a revitalized Coliseum when the state's premier agricultural exhibition opens Friday in Indianapolis for a 17-day run.
INDIANAPOLIS | It may be the “Year of the Coliseum” at this year’s Indiana State Fair, but the Coliseum won’t be the only fair venue offering nationally known, chart-topping artists during its Aug. 1–17 run. The Free Stage has a wide variety of performers every day of the fair beginning with…
LAPORTE | Beer has dried up before it had a chance to flow out of taps at next month's LaPorte County Fair.
INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence likely will ink up his veto stamp next week, but isn't yet saying which proposals approved by the General Assembly he might reject.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana State Fair attendees in August may get to do something that hasn't been allowed there for 67 years -- drink alcohol.
Sip by sip, Indiana seems poised to step out of the Dark Ages when it comes to laws governing the sale and consumption of alcohol.
INDIANAPOLIS | The 2013 Indiana State Fair, which ended Sunday, set an all-time attendance record with 978,296 visitors.
Jessica McDowell’s commitment to the 4-H program has provided her with a scholarship for $1,250 from the Rabbit and Sheep Scholarship Committee.
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