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The town of Upland will receive a $1.4 million grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to renovate the downtown area. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Town earns INDOT grant

Upland awarded $1.4 million for downtownBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo The town of Upland will undergo a renovation of the downtown area in 2023 after receiving a $1.4 million grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT). The upgrade will consist of the four main blocks of downtown streets and […]

by · April 20, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Watching TV is a good bonding time with the boys. (Photograph by Ross Kimbrell)

Upland makes it on TV

PBS explores Upland in new documentaryBy Clark Murray | Echo A gathering will be held at the Community Building in Upland. The occasion? A chance for “Uplanders” to share the story of their small town. The television program, “Now Entering . . . Upland” will be aired as a documentary […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The CHARM Grant, starting in March, will allow Grant County to make cosmetic changes. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Works like a CHARM

New grant will spruce up local businessesBy Hope Bolinger | Contributor One often doesn’t think of the words makeover and building paired together. But, thanks to the CHARM Grant, starting March 7, smalls businesses in Grant County will have the opportunity to receive a paint job, sidewalk repairs, façade improvements, […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Upland awaits the arrival of Detamore Trailhead. (Photograph by Riley Hochstetler)

Local hikers’ dreams come true

$200,000 federal grant given to Upland for new trailBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo The town of Upland has received a $200,000 federal grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for the construction of a mile-long walking trail. The path of the trail will start at the bridge by […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomores Leah Metzger and Josie Luptak, junior Crysta Haynes, and senior Kaylise Taylor stand in front of the Upland Christmas tree that will be lit this Sunday in Depot Park.
(Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

25 years of Christmas

Upland’s annual Christmas tree lighting happens this weekendBy Chrysa Keenon | Echo On Dec. 3, Upland will host the 25th annual Christmas tree lighting. The lighting will take place in Depot Park, followed by a downtown open house which includes children’s crafts, snacks, music and an artisan fair. According to […]

by · December 1, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Police apprehend robbery suspects in Upland

Police apprehend robbery suspects in Upland

Two suspects in Daleville Shell robbery taken into custodyBy Eric Andrews and Katherine Yeager | Echo  UPDATED Oct. 5 at 4:37 p.m. Editor’s Note: Provost Jeff Moshier reported Wednesday morning: “Classes will resume at noon today following the resolution of an all-night police search near Upland and the Taylor campus. The […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Upland Council President John Bonham, Town Manager Jonathan Perez and Special Assistant to the President Ron Sutherland are all leading members of Upland town decisions and improvements.

Townies and trojans series

Talk of town improvement from Taylor officialsBy Gabby Carlson | Echo Taylor University sits neatly on a piece of land that once was just part of a small town called Upland. The town is still active and buzzing with nonprofits, town hall meetings and up-and-coming businesses. But none of this […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
A local firefighter waves at the crowd as the fire engines advance down the streets of Upland. (Photograph by Hannah Bolds)

Building community at the Upland Labor Day Festival

An inside look at Upland’s Labor Day festivitiesBy Grace Hooley | Echo People line the streets as horses, fire trucks and floats meander down Main Street in downtown Upland. Smiles and candy are all around as the community comes out to celebrate. The marching band and tractors entertain as the […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Features

Summer in the cornfields

Five things to do near Taylor’s campus this summerBy Marian Douglas | Echo This semester only has 15 days left, and as students prepare for the summer, some plan to stay in Upland. According to Housing Director Lori Slater, 72 students will be living in Campbell throughout the summer. There […]

by · May 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Coffee shop to open

Coffee shop to open

Upland welcomes third coffee shopBy Marian Douglas | Echo A new logo has arrived on Upland’s Main Street. Emblazoned on the building that separates Ivanhoe’s and Dollarsmart, this sign heralds the coming of Upland’s third coffee shop: Joe on the Go. This coffee shop will open its doors on May […]

by · May 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana