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Verbatim: SBA disaster loans available to eligible Allen, Adams businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration issued this news release today:

September 21, 2017 5:41 pm

Verbatim: Mayor Henry announces 2018 budget to continue Fort Wayne’s momentum and position as a point of destination city

Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne’s proposed budget for 2018.

September 21, 2017 11:17 am

Verbatim: Elsenbaumer named as chancellor of Purdue's Fort Wayne campus

Ronald Elsenbaumer, special advisor to the president at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and a Purdue University alumnus, has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.

September 21, 2017 10:14 am

Verbatim: Lutheran Health Network announces plans to build new medical campus in downtown Fort Wayne

Lutheran Health Network today announced plans to build a replacement facility for the current St. Joseph Hospital.

September 20, 2017 10:03 am

Verbatim: PepsiCo Recycling Rewards High School Students for Boosting Recycling in their Communities

For the third year, PepsiCo Recycling and The Indiana Recycling Coalition (IRC) are teaming up to provide scholarships for high school students who demonstrate leadership within their schools and wish to drive change in their community through recycling programs.

September 20, 2017 1:52 pm

Verbatim: English Bonter Mitchell Foundation Pledges $1 Million to Future Purdue Fort Wayne School of Music

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is proud to announce that the English Bonter Mitchell Foundation has donated $1 million to the university for its efforts in creating the Purdue School of Music on the Fort Wayne campus.

September 20, 2017 11:18 am

Verbatim: NRC approves new nature preserve

The Natural Resources Commission (NRC) approved Pond ‘Lil Nature Preserve in LaGrange County as a new nature preserve.

September 19, 2017 3:34 pm

Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

When it rains, the 100-year-old combined sewers in Fort Wayne can overflow resulting in the discharge of an untreated combination of stormwater (rain or snowmelt) and sewage into our waterways.

September 19, 2017 9:24 am

Verbatim: Bats could pose rabies risks for residents

If a bat is found in your home, do not kill it or set it free if there is a chance it may have come in contact with a person or pet.

September 18, 2017 1:29 pm

Verbatim: IPFW receives approval for biochemistry bachelor's

IPFW issued this news release today --

September 15, 2017 12:11 pm

Verbatim: FWCS enrollment up 156 students from last year

Fort Wayne Community Schools issued this news release today:

September 15, 2017 2:15 pm

Southwire recalls Moonrays mystic globe and snow globe stake lights

Southwire recalls Moonrays mystic globe and snow globe stake lights due to light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.

September 14, 2017 4:14 pm

Target recalls Room Essentials 4-Drawer dressers

Target recalls Room Essentials 4-Drawer dressers due to the recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.

September 14, 2017 4:18 pm

Verbatim: CLHS to receive $1 million planned gift from anonymous donor

Concordia Lutheran High School has received a $1 million pledged donation from an anonymous donor to further student scholarships and future projects.

September 14, 2017 12:28 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.

September 13, 2017 11:40 am