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  • Grote opens $11M complex in Germany
    Monday, August 29, 2016 3:02 PM
    Grote Industries has announced the opening of an $11 million LED lighting technology and manufacturing complex in Bogen, Germany. Grote, with its domestic headquarters in Madison, manufactures and supplies vehicle lighting products and safety systems.
  • Monday, August 29, 2016 3:01 PM
    Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will be in Madison from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Jefferson County Democratic Headquarters, located at 405 E. Main St. She will speak about education initiatives in the state. The meeting is free and open to the public.
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:03 AM
    They were here for only five days, but that was long enough for 25 fifth-graders from China to leave a lasting impression on their Madison classmates and host families.
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 10:02 AM
    Children fly through the air Friday on the “Star Trooper” carnival ride at the Prince of Peace Schools’ annual Summer Festival. The festival features midway-style games and rides for kids and casino games and a beer tent for adults.
  • 45th Swiss Wine Festival runs through Sunday
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:03 PM
    Entertainment, food and a healthy supply of wine will be on hand as a local festival kicks off four days of fun tonight. The 45th Swiss Wine Festival begins tonight and runs through Sunday afternoon, featuring offerings from a dozen Hoosier wineries, the Budweiser Clydesdales, a concert from music headliners 38 Special and more.
  • 131st Neavill’s Grove  Old Settlers Meeting
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:02 PM
    The 131st annual Neavill’s Grove Old Settlers Meeting opens at 5 p.m. Friday with events through Sunday. The event, started in 1885, is located seven miles northwest of Madison on Deputy Pike. The grove land was donated in 1916 by Edward Neavill, grandson of George Neavill, who was an early settler of the community.
  • Prince of Peace Summer Festival this weekend
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:01 PM
    School is out for the weekend and fun is in at Prince of Peace schools. Starting at 5 p.m. Friday, the Catholic schools’ annual Summer Festival begins.
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:02 PM
    A group of Madison residents hope to fill a semi trailer with clothes, cleaning supplies and other needed necessities later this week which will be sent to help the Baton Rouge, La., area.
  • Back-to-school books to entertain readers
    Kendal Rautzhan
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 3:01 PM
    Kids have various feelings about returning to school. Some might be anxious or afraid, some might prefer not to go to school at all, others might be glad to go back to school, and a few might be elated to return. Regardless what camp the child in your life belongs to, the books reviewed today are good choices that address school and learning in one way or another.
    Monday, August 22, 2016 3:00 PM
    Lightnin’ Hopkins could have been writing about Madison’s Ribberfest when he composed “Blues in the Rain.” After a great opening, the festival came to an early end Saturday night when dangerous storms rolled into Madison.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:03 AM
    Madison Consolidated Schools students and staff, local employers, community partners and the community at large will have a chance to provide thoughts or concerns they might have about the district and its schools.
  • Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:02 AM
    Cara Cyrus, of the Madison Chemical Company, was appointed in June to the Indiana Emergency Response Commission by Gov. Mike Pence.
  • Correctional Facility employees promoted
    Saturday, August 20, 2016 10:01 AM
    Four employees of the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility have been promoted.
  • Friday, August 19, 2016 3:03 PM
    King’s Daughters’ Health is sponsoring its 2016 Medical Explorers program and invites all area high school students to learn more about careers in the health field.
  • Friday, August 19, 2016 3:02 PM
    When a child is in need of mental health or behavioral services, families can become overwhelmed trying to navigate the many places they need to go in order to find help for their child. One way the state is seeking to simplify that process is by developing the Indiana System of Care. INSOC is made up of state and localized partnerships that create a broad, integrated network for meeting families’ multiple needs.
  • Rockin’ on the Ribberfront
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:03 PM
    As any veteran Ribberfest-goer knows, barbeque is best paired with good blues music. This year, organizers have gathered nine acts set to perform over two days. This year’s festival, the 15th annual, features diverse Grammy Award-winning headliners Jonny Lang and Los Lobos.
  • Competition takes the stage for final season
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:02 PM
    In its relatively short five-years, Carrollton Idol has grown from county fair competition to a red carpet event with guests in the entertainment industry from around the country. This weekend, Idol takes its final bow as its creator prepares for something bigger.
  • Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Madison Art Club is accepting submissions for the fourth quarterly rotation of 2016 for The Art Of Healing exhibit.

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