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Settlement in I&M rate hike request will reduce proposed cost to customers

Citizens groups and Indiana Michigan Power have reached a settlement in I&M's request for a rate increase for Indiana customers that will save customers about $7.50 per month, the groups announced Wednesday. I&M's had filed a proposed request to raise its monthly fixed charge on ...

Traffic pattern to change at Lower Huntington and Aboite roads

A big change is about to take place at the intersection of Lower Huntington and Aboite Roads. Beginning Feb. 26, stop signs will be placed on Lower Huntington as it approaches the intersection with Aboite. The stop signs currently on Aboite will be removed, meaning Aboite Road traffic will no ...

The Model Group is turning this third story of 131 W. Columbia St. into residential space. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Old becoming old-looking but new on The Landing in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry said Thursday that some of the 2,000 people living downtown have told him they've got lots of places to live, now they want more places to play. They will when The Landing project starts allowing people to move in next year into 70 apartments amid 60,000 square feet ...

2015 - All hands were on deck Thursday as floral designners worked on getting the orders out for Valentines Day at Cottage Flowers.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 14 in photos

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

Mayor Tom Henry stands in front of the crowd at the Grand Wayne Center on Wednesday to deliver his 11th State of the City Address. (By Brad Saleik of news-sentinel.com)

Mayor Tom Henry: State of Fort Wayne is ‘as strong as it’s ever been’

Mayor Tom Henry's 11th State of the City address Wednesday contained no new initiatives but offered plenty of evidence to support his theme of "Fort Wayne — On the Rise." "With this being Valentine's Day, it seems to me to be a perfect time to share with you my love, passion and commitment ...

This stand-up valentine with a honeycomb portion on the bottom is part of Judy Bozarth's collection. (Photo by Lisa M. Esquivel Long of News-Sentinel.com)

Fort Wayne woman’s collection gets to the heart of valentines

Valentine exchanges are one of the longtime school traditions. After buying boxes of 16, 24, or 32 cards, students would sign their names to the back and deliver them to classmates while collecting their own, sometimes in tissue boxes covered in construction paper hearts. Judy Bozarth, who ...


Indiana Supreme Court rejects challenge to execution combo

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled prison officials can change execution drugs without going through a public review. The Indianapolis Star reports the court Tuesday rejected a challenge by death row inmate Roy Ward. The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled last June that the ...