"Sweetheart Index" study

Ball State University

Today:   We talk to Ball State University economist Michael Hicks, the executive director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, about the recent Indiana economic outlook report into 2019 that he presented last week in Muncie.  He begins with a statewide and national look, followed by the breakdown by region, including northwest Indiana.  By the way, he thinks our region has a positive outook going into the new year.

IU Northwest

Today:   on this post-Election Day program, we have Indiana University Northwest economist Micah Pollak and his "Northwest Indiana Coincident Index" report for this year and going into 2019.  It's a very positive report on the local economy.  And we talked with a Munster native who is attending Ball State University and is working in an immersive learning course that is helping a Muncie non-profit healthcare agency.  Haley Collison is double-majoring in human resources and marketing.