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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks announced Oct. 29 that Service Academy Day, originally scheduled for Oct. 31 at the Air National Guard base, will be rescheduled for a to-be-determined date.

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Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne and Warsaw are holding a Virtual Statewide Internship Fair 9-11 a.m. Nov. 5. The event will include information from Ivy Tech Fort Wayne Career Experiences Specialists, an employer panel, and employer breakout sessions where students can connect directly…

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My friend’s sister was sad about Fort Wayne’s Johnny Appleseed Festival being canceled this year due to COVID-19 like the rest of us. However, she was bummed that she wouldn’t be able to buy the maple creams from Sweet Tooth Chocolates and Fountain Rental of Kendallville, which normally is a…

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City Council approved the 2021 city budget Oct. 27 after several weeks of discussion with department heads as they sought ways to cut spending from the $186 million proposed by the city.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana received approval Oct. 26 to continue its successful alternative to traditional Medicaid expansion — the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) — for 10 more years. This allows the state to continue health coverage for more than 572,000 low-income adult Hoosiers.

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Dozens of representatives of Northeast Indiana's manufacturers attended the first Northeast Indiana Manufacturing Awards on Oct. 27 at Ramada Plaza, Fort Wayne. The breakfast event was co-hosted by KPC Media, publisher of the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly, and the Regional Chamber of No…

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MERRILLVILLE — Northern Indiana Public Service Company announced that it will bring an additional 900 megawatts to Indiana with the Dunns Bridge I, Dunns Bridge II and Cavalry Solar Energy Centers as part of the company’s long-term generation strategy.

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ANGOLA — Though the COVID-19 pandemic has eliminated large in-person events such as college fairs, high school students preparing to graduate and their families still need information about available options.

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Less than a month since Amazon opened a 150,000-square-foot delivery station out by the airport comes word the company plans to build a new, $60 million, 629,186-square-foot facility also out by the airport.

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NEW HAVEN — COVID-19 will not stop the New Haven Chamber of Commerce from holding its annual dinner/fundraising event. This year, however, there will be no clinking of silverware on plates, no napkins, no tablecloths, no waitresses delivering steaming hot food to nearly 200 people at the Orc…

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Beginning Oc. 28, the gates will be open on The Landing in downtown Fort Wayne, allowing for vehicular traffic to drive through that section of West Columbia Street between Calhoun and Harrison streets, weekdays, 7 a.m.–5 p.m. The open gates will give residents the option to be dropped off a…

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Do you have a company logo, dog nose or favorite sports team on your pandemic mask? Send us a photo of you in your mask and we might publish it with others at a later date. Send a high-resolution photo (around 1MB) to llong@kpcmedia.com.

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Savery Vegan Grill is a family-owned business. Teresa George and her two adult children, Bradley and Brittany George, began their first foray into the restaurant business in November 2018. After going vegan they decided to open a vegan restaurant. Their purpose was two-fold. They wanted show…

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When Ayman Elswerky and his wife, Mayyadah Dour, decided to serve some of their homemade recipes out of a small downtown Fort Wayne gas station, they didn’t expect to receive enough positive reception to warrant opening a full-fledged restaurant just three months later.

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Amid more publicized contests for the Indiana governor’s office and the General Assembly, the state’s third branch of government — the judiciary — also will have a presence on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

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The Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board has given its blessing to the revised plan laid out to redevelop the old General Electric campus on Broadway into Electric Works.

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Sheila Mertens chose an unlikely place to open Sheila Kay’s Bakery & Catering. In September 2019, she began her culinary journey in a drafty tent, on a 40-acre gravel lot, an hour north of Fort Wayne. She was a fledgling vendor among other vendors who sold primitives, hand-painted signs,…

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According to owner Demetrius Bostic, family, fresh ingredients and consistency are the keys to Lewis Street Grill’s success. Its authentic and delicious food is a result of cooking with and learning from generations of his family. Food is made to order.

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Women-led and owned businesses have a new option to pursue innovation and growth. The NIIC EmPWR Program is launching an Innovation Mindset Mastermind, which will guide business owners and entrepreneurs through an innovation capacity growth process. This differs from typical masterminds, whi…

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ANGOLA — Steuben County REMC has taken a significant step forward in bringing broadband to rural Steuben County with the purchase of the Steuben County Fiber Network, perhaps better known as iMAN, an REMC news release said.