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Verbatim: Trine University mourns death of alumnus, longtime trustee McKetta

Trine University is mourning the death of distinguished alumnus, supporter and longtime Board of Trustees member Dr. John J. McKetta Jr. on Jan. 15. He was 103.

January 15, 2019 11:59 am


Verbatim: Zody statement on Holcomb budget

Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody issued the following statement after the Holcomb administration introduced its 2019-2021 budget.

January 10, 2019 2:46 pm


Verbatim: Grants totaling more than $2.7 million for early childhood and family development in Allen County

The Foellinger Foundation Board of Directors has approved grants in the Early Childhood and Family Development categories totaling $2,741,500 to support nonprofit organizations that provide services throughout Allen County.

January 10, 2019 4:54 pm


Verbatim: Northeast Indiana investment group buys Kruse property

John Kruse issued the following news release Tuesday: Auburn, Indiana - It was announced today that a Northeast Indiana investment group has purchased the Kruse property, often re ...

January 9, 2019 7:09 am


Verbatim: New Haven City Council President/Mayor Pro Tem, Steve McMichael, Officially Filing to Run for Mayor of New Haven

The Committee to Elect Steve McMichael to Build a Better New Haven is proud to announce that City Council President/Mayor Pro Tem, Steve McMichael, will be filing today as a Republican candidate for Mayor of New Haven, Indiana.

January 9, 2019 10:41 am


Verbatim: Lana Keesling to seek second term as Fort Wayne City Clerk in 2019

Fort Wayne City Clerk Lana Keesling began her first term on January 1, 2016 and is running for re-election in the 2019 municipal race.

January 9, 2019 11:43 am


Verbatim: John Crawford Formally Announces Mayoral Run

City Councilman At-Large John Crawford officially filed his candidacy this morning to run for Mayor of Fort Wayne in the Republican primary.

January 9, 2019 11:39 am


Verbatim: Program for Teen Parents Receives $15,000 Grant

Lutheran Social Services of Indiana has received a $15,000 grant from The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation.

January 8, 2019 10:09 am


Fort Wayne Police Department Promotions

The Fort Wayne Police Department promoted three officers to the merit rank of sergeant and a sergeant to the rank of captain on Monday.

January 7, 2019 10:38 am


Verbatim: H.O.P.E. for Animals “Spay It Forward” Campaign fills in 24 hours!

H.O.P.E. for Animals nonprofit low-cost spay/neuter and wellness clinic announced a special for FREE female cat spay surgeries on New Year’s Day via social media.

January 7, 2019 1:23 pm


Verbatim: Community Foundation invests $500,000 in Electric Works

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne issued the following news release today: (Jan. 4, 2019) Fort Wayne, IN – The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has an ...

January 4, 2019 9:52 am


Verbatim: Three join Manchester University Board of Trustees

The following was released on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 by Manchester University:  Three alumni have joined the Manchester University Board of Trustees.  Audrey Hahn recently retire ...

January 3, 2019 4:52 pm


Verbatim: Indiana native wins $400,000 Hoosier Lottery scratch-off prize

Hoosier Lottery issued the following news release today: INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 3, 2019) — Travis B. was shaking when he looked down at his $10 Big Win Scratch-off. True to the ...

January 3, 2019 9:02 am


Purdue University statement on the passing of Tyler Trent

This statement from Purdue University was issued Wednesday (Jan. 2) on the Jan. 1 passing of former student Tyler Trent.

January 2, 2019 2:25 pm


Verbatim: Sanctuary Director Stepping Down

Following nearly 13 years of leadership at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary in Albion, Lori Gagen is stepping down as the organization’s executive director.

January 2, 2019 9:49 am