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Zondervan Library provides books, periodical, DVDs and more to both students and locals.

Zondervan hosts community readers

Local borrowers can access library itemsEllie Tiemens | The Echo Taylor University’s Zondervan Library is open to more than just students and faculty. Local residents of Upland and surrounding areas are able to borrow the extensive resources offered by the Zondervan Library with the obtention of a Community Borrower card. Though […]

by · November 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Construction on the bike path has begun near The Bridge.

Upland bridges the gap with new bike trail

Project to connect Cardinal GreenwayEllie Tiemens | The Echo Taylor students and Upland residents will soon have access to over one mile of bike trails as part of the Upland Area Greenways Association’s construction project. This mile-long stretch of trail through Upland is part of a larger plan to bridge the […]

by · October 5, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Junior Jon Kelley takes advantage of Joe on the Go’s new 10 percent discount for Taylor students.

Local businesses give discounts to Trojans

Joe on the Go and Greek’s offer up to 15 percentBy Cheri Stutzman | Echo Two local business, Joe on the Go and Greek’s Pizzeria, are offering Taylor students a discount on their orders. A 10 percent discount from Joe on the Go and a 15 percent discount from Greek’s Pizzeria […]

by · September 21, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Junior Andrew Freer catches a disk on Breuninger lawn.

Additions being made to nearby park

Disc golf course coming to UplandBy Abigail Yasmeen Roberts | Echo This coming semester the Upland Community Council will officially open a brand new, state of the art, competition level disc golf course in downtown Upland. Disc golf is a flying disc sport in which players throw a disc at […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Sophomore Joseph Ford hits the books in Zondervan Library.

Library has most successful summer program yet

Upland Library receives increased fundingBy Taylor Budzikowski | Echo The Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Library in Upland requested a budget increase of 5 percent for the 2019 year in hopes of funding prized programming, library resources, and a larger building down the road. The Upland Public Library currently has a […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Mikayla Marazzi spoke with Fox Business about Grants for Grads.

Grant County gives grants to grads

Housing incentive makes national newsBy Rayce Patterson | Echo Grant for Grads, Grant County’s initiative to draw recent graduates to find employment in the area, gained national attention over the summer. Grant for Grads is a housing assistance program put together by the Grant County Economic Growth Council. The program […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Junior Caleb Newcomer enjoys every moment he has in Upland

Life in the cornfields comes to the big screen

Upland documentary featured on PBSBy Emily Pawlowski | Echo What defines a town? Is it the buildings? Its people? The stories and traditions? “Now Entering…Upland” is a celebration of all of that and more. The PBS website states, “NOW ENTERING… is a video scrapbook of the people, places and history […]

by · August 24, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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