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Fort Wayne Newspapers adjusts staff, features

Local News

Fort Wayne Newspapers is adjusting staffing and features in response to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, said President and CEO Scott Stanford. “Our journalism mission is as important as ever,” Stanford said. “That puts great responsibility on us to make sound decisions and be ...

Parkview Health, Cigna extend contract

Local News

Parkview Health and global health service company Cigna have extended their contract and will provide in-network access at a reduced cost for Cigna customers at Parkview hospitals. Parkview's nearly 900 health care providers across northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio will also remain ...

Boys & Girls Clubs to distribute health-care packets

Local News

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne has formed the Healthy Habits Care Packets program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, a partnership between the Boys & Girls Clubs, Fort Wayne UNITED and Save A Lot stores, will distribute 1,000 care packets with health care ...

Indiana tracks coronavirus cases weeks before 1st confirmed

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s first coronavirus infections occurred at least a couple weeks before the first illness for a resident was confirmed in early March, the state health commissioner said Wednesday. That would indicate the virus could have been spreading around Indiana for perhaps ...

Indiana meat plant closing after workers contract virus

Indiana State News

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. announced Wednesday that it will temporarily close its meatpacking plant in north-central Indiana after 146 employees tested positive for cornavirus. The Tyson Fresh Meats plant in Logansport produced 3 million pounds of pork daily. Tyson suspended ...

Indiana tops 700 virus deaths, 500,000 job losses

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s coronavirus death toll has topped 700 people in about five weeks with 45 additional fatalities announced Thursday by state health officials. More than half of the newly recorded COVID-19 deaths occurred Tuesday or Wednesday, but they dated as far back as April ...

Hurshtown Reservoir opening delayed to May 22

Local News

The 2020 season opening of Hurshtown Reservoir has been delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak response, according to the city's Parks and Recreation Department. Hurshtown is now scheduled to open on May 22. For complete information about cancelled/postponed events and activities, go ...

Indiana coronavirus deaths top 660 in just over 5 weeks

Indiana State News

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s coronavirus death toll has grown by 31 as state health officials said Wednesday that the statewide total has reached 661 in just over five weeks. Most of the newly recorded COVID-19 deaths occurred between Friday and Tuesday, but they dated as far back as ...

Four more county COVID-19 deaths; total cases now at 339

Local News

Another four Allen County residents have died from COVID-19 and 12 have tested positive, bringing the total to 339 cases and 31 deaths as of Monday. department’s COVID-19 webpage at www.allencountyhealth.com/covid-19 and will be time-stamped to keep the public informed with the latest local ...

Superior Street to close Wednesday for sewer work

Local News

Superior Street between Calhoun and Clinton streets, will close Wednesday, April 22, 2020, for construction of a 48-inch consolidation sewer. The closure includes the two western most lanes on Clinton Street, and is expected to last through mid-summer. Clinton, at this intersection, will be ...