INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - Four Hoosiers made Forbes’ list of The Richest People in America.
The list catalogs the top 400 wealthiest people in the U.S.
Gayle Cook, co-founder of the medical device company Cook Group, ranked 85th on the Forbes list, with a net worth of $5.2 billion.
Mall magnate and Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon ranked 293rd on the list, with a net worth of $1.95 billion.
Fellow sports team owner Jim Irsay, who owns the Indianapolis Colts, was ranked 342nd with a net worth of $1.6 billion.
Crown Point native Dean White, who owns billboards and hotels, was ranked 296th. His estimated net worth was $1.9 billion.
For the full list and more details on Cook, Simon, Irsay and White, see the full Forbes list.
Right on cue, Thursday’s early winter storm dumped snow and ice on the Wabash Valley but county highway crews were a step ahead of the weather’s arrival pre-treating the 897 miles of pavement in the county.
A fire has engulfed the First Prairie Creek Church in Vigo County.
A four car accident in eastern Vigo County leaves one person dead.
Workers at a new eatery in Terre Haute are preparing to open.
Otter Creek Township is on its way to getting a new fire station.
Knox County Commissioner Don Halter is ahead of the game when it comes to winter weather preparedness. But the man-power may have a hard time running full throttle. The Knox County highway budget took big cuts in 2013.