ANDERSON, Ind. - A plan to save the historic Wigwam gymnasium has been approved by Anderson Redevelopment Commission and the Anderson Community Schools board of trustees.
The Herald-Bulletin reported Thursday that unless there's some last-minute complications, Indianapolis-based BWI (Black and White Investments) and Pinebrook Properties will close on and take control of the property next Tuesday.
The company that will operate under the name Wigwam LLC has agreed to maintain the gymnasium until at least 2030. It plans to convert part of the property into to multi-family housing and to find partners to develop uses for other parts.
The Anderson Community Schools have pledged $630,000 to the project and in return secured rights to use the facility rent-free 12 days per year.
Renovations are expected to begin early next year.
Hoosiers say ATF proposal is 'backdoor politics'
New rules proposed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms would reclassify one of the most popular types of ammunition used in AR-15…
Indiana company develops less-lethal gun
For those who want to carry a gun for protection, the thought of actually injuring or killing someone can be frightening. But an Indiana…
Govt. wants Plainfield terror arrest docs sealed
Federal authorities filed paperwork Friday asking a judge to seal information in a case involving a group accused of sending money to terror…
Education board discusses changes to A-F grading
The State Board of Education began considering this week significant changes to the way Indiana schools are evaluated.
Funeral for former Notre Dame pres. Wednesday
The funeral for the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the University of Notre Dame's president for 35 years, will be held Wednesday.
Woman with autism says man raped, assaulted her
MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. - A Miami County man has been accused of assaulting and raping a woman with autism.