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City, county to create first new comprehensive plan since 2007

Local News

The city of Fort Wayne and Allen County are issuing a request for proposals to create the community’s next comprehensive plan. The city and county are seeking a consulting team to develop a plan that will create a shared vision for future growth and development, encompass meaningful and ...

Police ask public’s help to ID Huntertown robbery suspects

Local News

The Allen County Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help to help identify two suspects in an 11 a.m. burglary May 23 in Huntertown. The vehicle spotted fleeing the scene is believed to be a 2007 to 2011 GMC Sierra with aftermarket rims and tires. Both suspects appear to be male ...

New program aims to boost start-up companies

Local News

A new program is designed to boost start-up businesses in Allen County. Greater Fort Wayne Inc.'s Bridge Program helps established businesses support entrepreneurs, bridging the gap between startup and success. “When startups succeed, they create jobs, grow the local economy, and make our ...

Local VA to host benefits fair June 20

Local News

VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System will host a benefits fair at the Parkview Mirro Center for Research and Innovation June 20 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Benefits classes will be held at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. during the fair. Groups from the Veterans Benefits Administration, ...

Butler University plans $100M science complex for campus

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler University is planning a $100 million upgrade and expansion of its science facilities that will become the school’s largest-single investment to date. The private Indianapolis college announced Thursday that its trustees approved the three-phase project last ...

Ball State hikes tuition, cuts jobs to avoid shortfall

Indiana State News

MUNCIE (AP) — Ball State University says it was forced to eliminate 25 positions, curb travel and reduce supplies to avoid ending fiscal year 2019 with a budget shortfall. The Star Press reports the central Indiana school’s board of trustees was given the update on Wednesday before the ...

I&M plans solar facility near South Bend

Indiana State News

Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) plans to build and operate its largest solar generation facility. The proposed project would be located in St. Joseph County and have a capacity of 20 megawatts, which is enough energy to power 2,700 homes annually. “This large-scale solar project aligns with ...

Bridge maintenance on U.S. 30 scheduled for Saturday

Local News

The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled bridge maintenance for U.S. 30 over Flat Rock Creek in Allen County on or after Saturday, June 15, weather permitting. Beginning June 15, motorists may see temporary barrier wall being erected, with lane restrictions in both directions, ...

Henry re-election team ads staff, schedules June 17 open house

Local News

Mayor Tom Henry's re-election campaign will host an open house June 17 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at campaign headquarters, 840 S. Calhoun St. The event is free and open to the public. “It’s been an honor to serve as mayor of Fort Wayne since 2008,” Henry said in a statement. “But more so ...

Victims of buggy accident to receive $427,000 in damages

Indiana State News

ANGOLA (AP) — A northeastern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash involving a horse-drawn carriage has been ordered to pay $427,000 in restitution to the crash victims. A Steuben County judge on Monday also sentenced 24-year-old Brady Duvendack of Fremont to 18 months of ...

Coliseum issues traffic advisory for Thursday

Local News

The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum has issued a traffic advisory for Coliseum Boulevard, Parnell Avenue and other roadways surrounding the complex on Thursday, June 13, for the 25th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour event. The 25th Annual Hot Rod Power Tour will include nearly 3,000 vehicles on ...

Dan Konow named CEO for Lutheran Health Physicians

Local News

Dan Konow, PA, MBA, an executive with more than 30 years of experience in local health care, has been chosen to be the new chief executive officer for Lutheran Health Physicians. Konow most recently served the network as the COO of LHP from 2016 to 2017 before moving to vice president of ...