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Today’s population report from census.gov shows that Howard County gained 230 new residents over the last five years. This population bump defies experts’ forecasts of negative growth for Howard County. The prediction was for a loss greater than 400 residents over a four-year period. Read More
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Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight and Dr. Steven Laubacher, Interim Director, Family Service Association (FSA) cordially invite the media to a press conference for a special Child Abuse Prevention Month announcement. Read More
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According to U.S. News and World Report, the City of Kokomo is the eleventh most affordable place in the U.S. to buy a retirement home.

With concerns about Social Security and living on fixed incomes, retirees are looking to cut costs as much as possible, and downsizing to a less-expensive home is how many will do it. U.S. News analyzed Census Bureau data to find the 50 most affordable places where homeowners over 65 pay the least amount of monthly housing costs, with and without a mortgage. Read More
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Kokomo, IN –The robots are coming!  The Kokomo City of Firsts District FIRST Robotics Competition, sponsored by AndyMark, will be Friday, March 13th & Saturday, March 14th. This FRC event will be conducted at Kokomo Schools’ Memorial Gymnasium and the adjoining Indiana University Kokomo’s Cougar Gym in downtown Kokomo. The event is free and open to the public Friday from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Kokomo is a host site for this inaugural district event, and it is a joint effort of Indiana FIRST, AndyMark, Inc. and in cooperation with the City of Kokomo, the Kokomo School Corporation, and Indiana University Kokomo, as well as other generous community sponsors.

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