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Verbatim: Historic Reappointment: Castaldi to Continue as County Historian

The Indiana Historical Society and the Indiana Historical Bureau are pleased to announce Tom Castaldi of Fort Wayne has been reappointed as the official Allen County historian.

January 30, 2017 8:12 am


Local Islamic center condemns refugee ban

The following statement was issued by the Universal Education Foundation Islamic Center of Fort Wayne: The Universal Education Foundation Islamic Center condemns the temporary ban ...

January 29, 2017 10:21 pm


Verbatim: 7 Indiana communities awarded Active Living Workshops

The Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) is partnering with Health by Design to present a series of workshops this spring and summer designed to help seven Indiana communities become healthier.

January 25, 2017 8:44 am


Fort Wayne trails get state money

The Fort Wayne Area Trail Network reaps $1.8 million.

January 25, 2017 9:56 pm


Verbatim: Health officials alert Indiana rat owners to possible exposure to Seoul virus from Illinois, Wisconsin facilities

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is contacting people who purchased rats from a breeder in Illinois as part of an investigation of an outbreak of Seoul virus.

January 24, 2017 12:27 pm


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

The City of Fort Wayne issued this news release tonight:

January 23, 2017 2:41 pm


Verbatim: Arts United announces grant recipients and kicks off annul fund drive

Arts United awards more than $680,000 in grants to nonprofit arts and culture organizations in northeast Indiana and kicks off the 2017 Annual Fund Drive.

January 23, 2017 6:38 am


Verbatim: Fort Wayne factory worker wins $100,000 Powerball

Fort Wayne native Dontae Williams says his "good day" got even better.

January 18, 2017 9:19 am


Verbatim: Mayor Henry and FWPD outline proactive efforts to address public safety issues in the City of Fort Wayne

Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Steve Reed today outlined proactive efforts designed to address public safety issues in the City of Fort Wayne.

January 17, 2017 11:46 am


Verbatim: Mayor Henry and FWPD outline proactive efforts to address public safety issues in the City of Fort Wayne

Mayor Tom Henry and Police Chief Steve Reed today outlined proactive efforts designed to address public safety issues in the City of Fort Wayne.

January 17, 2017 11:21 am


VERBATIM: Gov. Eric Holcomb's 2017 State of the State address

  The State of Indiana released this verbatim copy of Gov. Eric Holcomb's State of the State address: "Speaker Bosma, President Pro Tem Long, Lieutenant Governor Crouch, Sen ...

January 17, 2017 5:13 pm


Verbatim: Huntington Boys & Girls Clubs headed to D.C.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington County issued the following news release today: Huntington, IN – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington County received six presidential ...

January 13, 2017 7:32 am


Donnelly, Young Announce Government Publishing Office to Call Indiana Residents "Hoosiers" Instead of "Indianans"

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and U.S. Senator Todd Young announced today that the Government Publishing Office has changed the designation of Indiana natives to "Hoosiers" in the new federal government style guide.

January 12, 2017 6:53 am


A Silver Alert has been activated

The following release was sent from the Indiana State Police:  A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared. The Westfield Police Department is investigating the disappearance ...

January 12, 2017 7:42 am


Verbatim: Inaugural address by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb

The following was released on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 by the Office of Gov. Eric Holcomb:

January 9, 2017 10:43 am