Fort Wayne has a new holiday to mark on its calendar this July in honor of its namesake and founder: Gen. Anthony Wayne.
Josh Parker and Kevan Biggs paid a visit to Fort Wayne City Council during its committee session May 11 to give an update on the Electric Works project.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers who are victims of domestic or sexual abuse are to receive stronger protections under a bill that was ceremonially signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb.
Fort Wayne City Utilities and Goshen city staff are collecting information about communitywide and local government operations’ greenhouse gas emissions as part of research by Indiana University.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana General Assembly will study taxation for vaping products and CBD, criminal sentencing reform and ticket scalping among dozens of topics to be explored in public meetings this summer.
At May 14’s Fort Wayne City Council meeting, council member Russ Jehl (R-2nd) used his time during the comment section to address the concerns he has regarding the bidding processes used by the city’s redevelopment commission.
The city of Fort Wayne has installed auditory crosswalks at three downtown locations that will assist athletes and guests who will attend July's the 2019 ISBA Goalball and Judo International Qualifier.
The Fort Wayne City Council took a hard look at the areas of downtown Fort Wayne and some of the changes proposed to help elevate it even more.
Fort Wayne Electric Works published an open letter to the city and its leadership May 26 on its website, calling out the project’s detractors and the impact their opposition has made on the progress of the project.
Allen County Commissioners heard May 24 how Turnstone not only is helping people with disabilities, but also will create an economic bright spot in a normally lagging time on Fort Wayne’s tourism calendar.
Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., stood alongside senators from five other states May 16 to introduce the “STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act.”
House Bill 1253 caused a stir in the Indiana General Assembly during this legislative session with its proposals to allow teachers with training to have access to guns while on school grounds.
During its committee session May 14, Fort Wayne City Council received a new copy of the amendment to Chapter 96 pertaining to the use of unmanned aircrafts or drones.
Thanks to a provision included in Indiana House Bill 1641, well on its way to being signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb, Arc of Indiana will keep a permanent seat at the table for the State Advisory Council on the education of children with disabilities.
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U.S. Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) on May 10 announced that Fort Wayne International Airport will receive a $9.2 million Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program supplemental grant.
The primary election May 8 saw Tim Smith clinch the Republican spot on the mayoral ticket, squaring up against Democratic incumbent Mayor Tom Henry for November’s general election.
Indiana is becoming a gaming state. U.S. 30 needs millions of dollars more to improve traffic flow. The millions of dollars needed to fix Indiana’s Department of Child Services meant no funds for the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative, which has funded hundreds of community projects to make …
LAGRO — Salamonie River State Forest is 850 acres preserved by the state of Indiana southwest of Fort Wayne, between Huntington and Wabash.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the state’s $34.6 billion biennial budget on Monday while proclaiming more than 30 successes in his legislative agenda and lauding a balanced budget with reserves above the initially 11 percent recommendation.
Former Indiana Senator Richard Green Lugar died Sunday at 1:44 a.m. at the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Virginia, according to a news release from the Lugar Center in Washington, D.C.
Consumers should see higher prices for vehicles, a representative of the Center for Automotive Research told those gathered April 26 for the Japan-Northeast Indiana Summit in Fort Wayne.
The Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board at its April 25 meeting approved moving back the deadline for Electric Works' developer to meet milestones to keep money that the CIB committed to the Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission for the project.
A 3-year-old group in a nondescript blue warehouse on Lafayette Street will get a boost as one of nine properties benefiting from Fort Wayne facade grants.
Farmers and agricultural representatives reiterated their hopes that Allen County’s commissioners will spread out any tax burden to pay for bridge maintenance.
The city of Decatur and Biggs Property Management showed off the construction being done to create an artist living community and co-working space in the city’s downtown.
At the start of the Fort Wayne City Council’s committee session April 9, Shan Gunawardena, chair of the Fort Wayne Board of Public Works, provided the council with an update on local bridges and suggestions for how to address the funding of their maintenance.
AUBURN — The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a plan to extend the DeKalb County Airport runway to 7,100 feet, airport manager Russ Couchman said.
The U.S. Postal Service recently announced it will issue a commemorative Forever stamp honoring former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30, 2018, at the age of 94.
INDIANAPOLIS — A DeKalb County farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for over 150 years, according to state Sen. Dennis Kruse and state Rep. Ben Smaltz, Republicans from Auburn.
Farmers who spoke at the first of two public hearings on a proposed bridge tax told the Allen County Board of Commissioners that it would be a large cost burden for them.
Editor's note: Indiana Lt. Go. Suzanne Crouch issued this statement on Senate Enrolled Act 198, which was signed into law April 3 by Gov. Eric Holcomb. The bill allows a judge to consider at sentencing whether a crime was committed with bias or because of a victim’s “real or perceived charac…
John Crawford, a Republican primary candidate in the Fort Wayne mayoral race, held a news conference March 27 to outline his potential plans to address the opioid epidemic, should he be elected to the office in November.
The Allen County Board of Commissioners planned to hold a public hearing on the re-establishment of a Cumulative Major Bridge Fund for the county at 10:15 a.m. March 29 in Suite 035 of Citizens Square, 200 E. Berry St.
After weeks of discussions and public input, Fort Wayne City Council voted to approve an amendment for Fort Wayne city code to limit construction of gas stations in residential areas.
House Democrats formally requested that Attorney General William Barr hand over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to Congress by April 2.
President Trump led a victory parade of Republican lawmakers and White House insiders after a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation released March 24 showed no evidence of collusion with Russia.
The Fort Wayne City Council intends to return to its previous discussion about an ordinance amendment during its committee session March 26.