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Verbatim: Young Statement on Senate Passage of Bill to Fund Our Military

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) today voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the senate on a 86-8 vote. Senator Young released the following statement about why the NDAA is important to Indiana.

June 27, 2019 4:17 pm


Verbatim: IDEM issues Air Quality Action Day tomorrow for four Indiana regions

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) has issued an Air Quality Action Day and is forecasting high ozone levels for Thursday, June 27, 2019

June 26, 2019 3:38 pm


Verbatim: Indiana Main Street Program welcomes two new communities

  The following was released on Wed., June 26, 2019:  INDIANAPOLIS (June 26, 2019) – Today, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced Roann Community Heri ...

June 26, 2019 4:21 pm


Verbatim: Allen County prosecutor on Brandon Cook sentencing

The following was released on Tues. June 25, 2019: Brandon Cook was sentenced this morning to one year, for a misdemeanor battery that he was convicted of by jury last week, in Al ...

June 25, 2019 2:10 pm


Councilman Jehl statement regarding new Fort Wayne trash collection plan

The following was released on Tuesday, June 25, 2019: For 18 months, Fort Wayne has had issues with trash collection services. Today, Mayor Henry rolled out a new plan to help add ...

June 25, 2019 2:05 pm


UPDATE: Brown County SP overnight facilities remain closed; limited day use permitted Monday and Tuesday (June 24-25)

At Brown County State Park, the campgrounds, cabins and Abe Martin Lodge closures have now been extended another day through at least Tuesday, June 25.

June 24, 2019 10:38 am


Verbatim: On the Surface and Underground, Stormwater Improvements Support Hessen Cassel Neighborhoods

Mayor Henry led a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Hessen Cassel stormwater project to reduce flooding and standing water.

June 24, 2019 1:41 pm


H.E. Industrial recalls electric garage heaters

H.E. Industrial recalls electric garage heaters due to the heating element can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

June 23, 2019 8:25 am


Hunter Fan recalls Brunswick three and four light ceiling fans

Hunter Fan recalls Brunswick three and four light ceiling fans due to the light kit wires can be damaged, posing an electric shock hazard to the consumer.

June 23, 2019 8:32 am


VERBATIM: Brown County SP open for some free day use activities and services only on Monday, June 24

This news release was issued by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources on Saturday, June 22. At Brown County State Park, the campgrounds, cabins and Abe Martin Lodge will re ...

June 22, 2019 8:20 pm


Verbatim: Dupont Hospital achieves ‘Center of Excellence’

Lutheran Health Network issued the following news release today: FORT WAYNE, Ind. (June 21, 2019) – Four areas of surgical care at Dupont Hospital have received Center of Ex ...

June 21, 2019 9:20 am


Verbatim: Art This Way announces inclusive signage for five Art This Way mural projects!

The following was released on Thurs. June 20, 2019: The Art This Way program announces exciting new inclusive signage for five of the downtown murals! Downtown public artwork will ...

June 20, 2019 12:26 pm


Verbatim: Combined sewer overflow warning today

The city of Fort Wayne issued this news release tonight:

June 19, 2019 6:24 pm


Verbatim: Brown County State Park closed through weekend

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources issued this news release today:

June 19, 2019 5:01 pm


Verbatim: PFW's status as metropolitan university affirmed

Purdue University Fort Wayne issued this news release today:

June 17, 2019 12:07 pm