Wednesday, 5/18/2022 WBR Morning News

The City of Fishers received nearly $26k of nearly $470 in grants from IDEM Community Recycling Grant Program.  These provide funding for projects that increase education and promotion of recycling, waste reduction, and more.   Grants are funded through IDEM’s Solid Waste Management Fund –  none of the funding comes from tax dollars. William Clark is […]

WLBC Hometown Hero Grant Application HERE

The WLBC Hometown Heroes Grant Program application-period is open.  Each month we provide an investment of our resources that represents over $10,000 of promotional and commercial support to one deserving organization.   WLBC Hometown Heroes Grant Application 2022 and return via email by May 31, 2022,  to

Tuesday, 5/17/2022 WBR Morning News

Muncie schools get biggest grant in state.   MCS is one of just eight districts in the state to receive the Next Generation grant, topping the list of amount of funds awarded, according to Dr. Lee Ann Kwiatkowski… The IDOE received nearly 40 applications representing 55 eligible schools seeking program funding. Four-hundred-fifty-six students are expected […]

Monday, 5/16/2022 WBR Morning News

Indianapolis resumed direct flights to Toronto on Sunday, for the first time in two years.  Air Canada operated two flights a day to Toronto until the pandemic hit. Ticket sales for the 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 are strong — so says Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles…    Carb Day ticket sales are also […]

Friday, May 13, 2022 WBR Morning News

Originally targeted mid-2020 for work to begin on the project, but COVID stopped it all – Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino in Anderson made it official Thursday, holding a formal groundbreaking ceremony for a planned $39 million expansion to the facility’s gaming floor, according to a report in the Herald Bulletin. Frankton is joining […]

Thursday, May 12, 2022 WBR Morning News

An inscription on the memorial stone in front of the Indiana State Police Peru Post reads, “We Will Remember Them”. Yesterday that promise was kept when people gathered at the Indiana State Police Peru Post as they paid tribute to the 47 ISP employees who have died in the line of duty since the department’s […]

Wednesday, 5/11/2022 WBR Morning News

A school in Indianapolis has reinstated a mask mandate.  As of Monday this week, Indianapolis Public School’s Center for Inquiry School 84 will require students, staff and visitors to wear masks indoors and on buses. Attorney General Todd Rokita is leading an 18-state coalition fighting the Biden administration’s latest efforts to derail a Texas law […]