The Allen County Department of Health reported Aug. 11 that another 65 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The latest one-day report brings the total to 4,029 cases.
ANGOLA — As the school year begins, the Angola Wastewater Treatment staff have a plan in place to help potentially identify COVID-19 in wastewater by testing samples from the collection system serving Angola High School, Angola Middle School and Ryan Park Elementary School as well as a syste…
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which had postponed the Memorial Day race to August because of COVID-19 with limits on the number of fans allowed in the stands, issued this statement Aug. 4:
Fort Wayne Community Schools has postponed the start of the 2020-21 school year by three days. Classes now are scheduled to start Aug. 13.
INDIANAPOLIS — Face coverings started being required July 27 inside public places, in outdoor spaces where social distancing can not be maintained and inside any public or for-hire transportation.
As the job market becomes more competitive, questions about noncompete agreements are quick to follow. Whether you are a company considering whether to implement noncompete agreements or an employee trying to determine if their agreement is enforceable, here are six key questions to ask:
The Indiana Small Business Development Center announced July 22 a new partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to support the long-term economic recovery of Hoosier small businesses and entrepreneurs as they recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through a…
If you have noticed your team lacking motivation, know this is a common enough phenomenon that most teams struggle with from time to time. While the fixes for low motivation aren’t rocket science, it takes time, dedication and a genuine interest in your team to turn things around. So how do …
Four local industry leaders July 22 called on the Allen County public to embrace the COVID-19 safety measures that are protecting thousands of those manufacturers’ employees.
INDIANAPOLIS — Unemployment across the region dropped significantly in June as people headed back to work after the state started gradually opening the state back up for business as it continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
ALBION — Restaurant and food servers must still wear face masks while serving patrons in Stage 4.5, and Dr. Terry Gaff said residents can file a complaint with the Noble County Health Department if servers are not complying.
LAGRANGE – U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spent part of his weekend enjoying a little time away from the nation’s capital by relaxing with his family at a LaGrange County lake home.
Job loss can cause significant symptoms of grief, much like one might expect with the loss of a loved one. After all, we spend most of our waking hours at work. This is where we get much of our social interaction and social support.
A new Facebook group is helping members of the Fort Wayne community identify businesses that are going beyond state requirements to protect customers and employees from the spread of COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana advanced its reopening plan as of July 4, but only a half-step toward a full reopening.
President Donald Trump signed into law July 4 U.S. Senate Bill 4116, which reauthorized lending under the Paycheck Protection Program through Aug. 8.
The consensus narrative in the stock market appears to be one of renewed volatility. It is as if market participants have magically discovered the path of future equity market prices with little regard to what may happen if such a consensus is wrong.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said it is putting “holds” on, and investigating, many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims that have been recently filed before clearing them for payment.
The June jobs report was even better than expected, with the US economy adding 4.8 million jobs over the month, according to a survey of employers. This was the biggest increase in jobs in the history of the series, going back to 1939, surpassing May’s increase of 2.699 million (revised high…
INDIANAPOLIS — A post-Memorial Day surge in new COVID-19 activity around northeast Indiana appears to be slowing and abating, according to recent Indiana State Department of Health figures.
All branches of the Allen County Public Library will reopen to the public July 6, according to a June 29 news release. However, the library will implement several changes to ensure continued safety of guests and staff from COVID-19.
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, businesses have had to prioritize keeping their employees safe while remaining sustainable. Early on, the answer for many companies was fairly simple: encourage your people to work from home. Now, however, as they bring employees back to the workplace, th…
INDIANAPOLIS — May unemployment rates in northeast Indiana dropped significantly in May, indicating that many residents returned to work as the economy reopened after the COVID-19 statewide shutdown led to many furloughs and layoffs.
NEW HAVEN — New Haven’s business community appears to have come through seven weeks of COVID-19 quarantine in fairly good shape. Though things will not be back to “normal” for at least a few more months, the outlook for local businesses is strong.
Collaboration on your team is such a key element for success and yet it can be elusive. The lack of collaboration can also impact your bottom line when teams have internal conflict, pull in different directions, don’t feel invested, or have the same players always coming up with the same ide…
Aging & In-Home Services (AIHS) has partnered with the Fort Wayne TinCaps to move its COVID-19 nutrition program outreach — Grab n’ Go Meals — to the TinCaps’ home location, Parkview Field.
LAGRANGE — At least two area businesses, a doctor’s office, and the LaGrange County Public Library system have all shut down or closed their doors to the public because of recently confirmed cases of coronavirus.
The 2020 Allen County Fair, originally scheduled for July 28 through Aug. 2, has been canceled after a decision June 9 by the Allen County Fairgrounds board. The board notified vendors and volunteers of the decision before releasing a public announcement June 11.
We have all experienced toxicity in the workplace. It distracts from productivity, impacts morale and therefore retention, and can do irreparable harm to your company’s image.