A full contingent of Indiana Michigan Power crews and contractors with help from other power companies worked Aug. 11 to restore service to the tens of thousands of Indiana Michigan Power Co. customers who lost power as a result of a pounding derecho windstorm that swept across the Midwest t…
With the addition of stop arm cameras on 29 of its buses this year, Fort Wayne Community Schools hopes to see an increase in prosecutions for some of the more than 200 daily school bus stop arm violators in Allen County.
KENDALLVILLE — As COVID-19 came to life in Indiana in March, the virus sent chaotic ripples through employment, products and services, lifestyles, education and the economy. Toilet paper flew off the shelves, workers found themselves suddenly furloughed indefinitely or unemployed, schools pi…
Much of the discussion at the Aug. 3 meeting of the New Haven Adams Township Parks & Recreation Department centered on the acquisition of the Maryland’s Farm Park property.
The TRIO Student Support Services program at Purdue University Fort Wayne has received $1.3 million in funding for the next five years through the U.S. Department of Education.
Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch announced Aug. 7 her Rural Road to Recovery initiative in partnership with Purdue University’s Center for Regional Development and Ball State University’s Indiana Communities Institute. This partnership has resulted in the creation of blueprints for placing Indiana’s …
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment rate fell to 10.2% from June’s 11.1% as the country dealt with the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Aug. 7.
There’s a new YouTube video of a giant walking puppet being built for an action game so beautiful, engaging and imaginative that children might expect to play it on a screen.
The local Super Shot immunization program serving both children and adults in Allen County is seeing lower numbers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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…
The city of Fort Wayne and Brightpoint are teaming up to give small businesses a helping hand during the tough financial times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Motors Co. is continuing its leadership in the safe reopening of Indiana’s industrial sector by increasing the output of its Fort Wayne Assembly Plant after returning it to pre-COVID production levels.
Britney Humphrey, founder/CEO of Be Minked Beauty is bringing her brand to Glenbrook Square in an unusual way.
SOUTH BEND – Joseph E. Kernan, 48th governor of the state of Indiana, was laid to rest the afternoon of Aug. 4 in a small private ceremony at Cedar Grove Cemetery on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.
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:
Terry McDonald, the former mayor of New Haven, has been named president and CEO of the New Haven Chamber of Commerce. He steps into the position held by Charlie Hatten, who retired after seven years representing the local business community.
Utilimaster, part of Shyft Group’s Fleet Vehicles & Services business unit in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly, and upfit for the commercial, retail, and service specialty vehicle markets, is hosting its third drive-thru job fair of the summer 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 5 at 603 Earthw…
Howard Bailey Financial, Inc., a Fort Wayne-based independent retirement planning firm and publisher of finance-based education resources, will hold a private ribbon cutting event to celebrate its new headquarters.
After hearing from Fort Wayne’s economic development staff that RTM Ventures was still missing $51 million in commitments for the now $280 million Electric Works project, the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission on Aug. 3 voted unanimously to cancel its pledge for public money with the developer.
After stagnating from mid-June to mid-July, initial claims for unemployment insurance fell to a recovery-to-date low the week of Aug. 1. Even so, both initial and continuing claims are at extremely high levels, and indicate that many employers continued to lay off workers in July. Further co…
Do it Best has signed a lease to become the anchor tenant at Electric Works, enabling the largest privately held company in Indiana to maintain Allen County as its global headquarters and grow its team in the coming years.
Bernice Bush has been working the Backpack Roundup event in Fort Wayne so long that she doesn’t even have to stop and think about her favorite part of the program.
Another 39 Allen County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 3,628 cases as of Aug. 2. The daily report added no deaths to the total of 158 since March 22. The county has reported seven deaths in the most recent seven-day period.
The Sweetwater Performance Pavilion has shifted most of its originally announced 2020 concert lineup to 2021.
ASHLEY — Brightmark, the waste plastic to fuel conversion company, has put out a call for literally mountains of waste plastic to fuel its operation in southern Steuben County and new plants it plans to bring online in the coming years.
INDIANAPOLIS — Several regional farm owners are among more than 150 Hoosier farm families who have received Hoosier Homestead Awards in recognition of their commitment to Indiana agriculture.
PAULDING, OHIO — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative members’ donated a total of $12,615 to nine local organizations through the co-op’s Operation Round Up program.
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has expanded Northeast Indiana Works training program funding to the tune of $2.1 million with money available through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
John Dortch has been pleased to see a substantial increase in the area’s entrepreneurial activity among minorities since Build Institute Fort Wayne started offering business development training a little more than a year ago.
2020 has been a year of fear when it comes to personal safety. And an emerging personal security devices company says it plans to address the resulting surge in demand for its products soon by bringing production online in Fort Wayne.
Coming close to the latest wire, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Parkview Health have reached an agreement that will give Anthem members continued in-network access to all Parkview Health providers and facilities.