The Common Market store is located at 900 W 8th St Jan. 26, 2021, in Muncie. The Common Market will use the $15,000 to build a kitchen and install touchless checkout counters, as well as paint the outside of the building. Jaden Whiteman, DN
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VIDEO: Muncie's Common Market

The Common Market recently received a $15,000 grant from National Hartbeat of Main Street grant program and a $14,400 local grant from 8twelve Coalition. Its goals include being a food market, thrift shop, vinyl record store and many more, all in one location.




Lee Ann Kwiatkowski, director of public education and CEO of Muncie Community Schools (MCS), speaks with the Student Advisory Board Jan. 22, 2020, at Muncie Central High School. Kwiatkowski said she makes a point to speak with a variety of stakeholders throughout MCS and the Muncie community to make sure she is serving the schools in every way she can. Jake Helmen, DN
MCS PROJECT

Can do, we'll do — together.

“Help me understand that more.” Five simple words that reveal the character of the person making the request. Genuine vulnerability, leadership, humility and confidence are conveyed to those on the receiving end.  It’s a request for insight Lee Ann Kwiatkowski makes of almost every individual she meets — community members, administrators, teachers and students alike. 


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Daily Dining: Ramped-Up Ramen

In our new series, Daily Dining, the Daily News editors share easy meals they like to make with the stuff they already have at home.  Here's Ramped-up Ramen from our Creative Director, Emily Wright! 








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