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Verbatim: Start Fort Wayne hires executive director

Start Fort Wayne issued the following news release Monday, May 29, 2017: FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Local nonprofit Start Fort Wayne has hired Rhonda Ladig as its first Executive Di ...

May 29, 2017 1:12 pm


Temporary shelter after West Lakes flooding

The following press release is being printed verbatim. The American Red Cross is opening a temporary shelter for residents effected by the West Lakes flooding. The shelter is loc ...

May 28, 2017 1:00 am


Water levels in West Lakes area continue to rise

The following is from the Noble County Emergency Management Agency Emergency planners and responders held a meeting Saturday evening at the Orange Twp Fire Department to evaluate ...

May 27, 2017 10:50 pm


Verbatim: Allen roads affected by high water

The Allen County Highway Department issued this news release this afternoon:

May 26, 2017 4:47 pm


Verbatim: State releases 2nd list of Four Star Schools

“Indiana is full of great schools ..."

May 26, 2017 9:20 am


Verbatim: Success of Dragon Boat Races leads to $25,000 donation to Parkview Foundation

Mayor Tom Henry and leaders of the Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races today presented a check for $25,000 to the Parkview Foundation as the recipient of funds raised from last year’s Dragon Boat Races.

May 25, 2017 10:58 am


Verbatim: Armour-Eckrich Meats, LLC issues voluntary recall of limited quantity of foodservice Smoke Sausage products

Armour-Eckrich Meats, LLC has announced a class II voluntary recall of a limited quantity of foodservice Eckrich® Cheddar Smok-y smoked sausage products.

May 25, 2017 3:00 pm


Allen County Highway Update

As of 3 p.m., the Allen County Highway Department reports the following roads affected by high water due to heavy rain:

May 25, 2017 10:19 am


Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry is funded in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has awarded the Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry's “Meat” the Need program a grant in the amount of $5,000.00.

May 24, 2017 11:43 am


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

Today's forecast indicates a strong possibility that overflows will occur or have occurred in the past 24 hours.

May 24, 2017 4:20 pm


Verbatim: Nominations Now Being Accepted for Linda & Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award

The Allen County Board of Commissioners today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the “Linda and Jerry Vandeveer Impact Award”.

May 23, 2017 12:25 pm


Verbatim: Remarks by Vice President Mike Pence at the University of Notre Dame commencement ceremony

REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana 11:20 A.M. EDT  THE VICE PRESIDENT ...

May 21, 2017 2:35 pm


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

Today's forecast indicates a strong possibility that overflows will occur or have occurred in the past 24 hours.

May 18, 2017 5:05 pm


Michaels recalls ceramic travel mugs

Michaels recalls ceramic travel mugs due to the mug's lid does not fit securely and can cause liquids to leak from the bottom of the lid when tilted, posing a burn hazard. Also, the mug does not have a silicone hand wrap so the consumer could burn their hand on the side walls of the mug.

May 18, 2017 5:18 pm


Verbatim: Web Industries looks to expand in Allen County, create 45 jobs

Web Industries was founded in Boston in 1969.

May 18, 2017 7:51 am