Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

The latest positive news written by residents and organizations in our community.

North Side First In Region To Compete In We The People Finals

North Side High School students will compete in the national We the People annual finals in Washington, D.C. in April. This marks the first time a school from Northeast Indiana will be represented at the national level. The team from North Side, led by teacher Matthew Mertes, has been selected as the Warren E. Burger […]

Local Lawmakers Give Business Leaders Wrap-Up Of Indiana General Assembly

The Regional Chamber of Northeast Indiana and Greater Fort Wayne, Inc. host several members of northeast Indiana’s legislative delegation for a wrap-up of the 2015-2016 Indiana General Assembly. Members will detail key legislation approved in this year’s short session and what unresolved issues are likely to be considered again next year. WHEN: Thursday, March 17, […]

New Assistant Superintendents Approved FWCS

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees the appointment of two assistant superintendents at the March 14, 2016, Board meeting. Both appointments are effective July 1, 2016. Chris Hissong, Assistant Superintendent-Secondary Chris Hissong joined FWCS in 2013 as a Secondary Director in the Assistant Superintendent-Secondary’s Office. Prior to joining FWCS, he had spent […]

2016 National Alpaca Show And Auction To Gather In Fort Wayne

Alpaca owners, vendors and breeders from 28 states will gather in Fort Wayne for the 2016 National Alpaca Show and Auction from March 18 to 20. Hosted by the Alpaca Owners Association and Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, more than 900 alpacas from 200 alpaca farms will participate in a show ring competition and live […]

USF Hosting 6th Annual Student Research Exhibition

The University of Saint Francis School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is presenting the 6th Annual USF Research Exhibition, a showcase of student scholarship, on March 31. This event includes displays of student research, art, readings, and more throughout the USF Campus, 2701 Spring Street. The evening begins at 4:45 p.m. in the Achatz Hall […]

HU Foundation Meets Goal

The Huntington University Foundation announced it has reached this year’s goal of raising $30,000 for its Huntington County grant program. “We are so grateful to the donors who are helping to make a difference for the student experience,” said Holly Sale, president of the Foundation. “The lead gifts for the fund drive included contributions from […]

IU Takes On Notre Dame In Spring Men’s Soccer

The Shindigz National Soccer Festival will visit the beautiful campus of the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne on Saturday, April 9th as Indiana University plays the University of Notre Dame with a 7:00 p.m. start time. Enjoy the highest level of men’s collegiate soccer under the lights at Bishop John D’Arcy Stadium – […]

HU Students Win Top Honors At I-69 Challenge

Five Huntington University students participated in the ninth annual I-69 Collegiate Innovation Challenge on Feb. 19-21, hosted by the Grant County Economic Growth Council. Seniors Tyson Kalischuk and Brice Urschel, juniors Kyle Burkholder and Kevin Fodrey and Sophomore Erin Van Kampen participated in the event, accompanied by Brock Zehr, assistant professor of business. Each year, […]

Byron Health Center Continues To Perform 50 Acts Of Kindness In 2016

Byron Health Center continues to celebrate 50 years as a licensed nursing home in 2016 by performing 50 acts of kindness throughout the year. The 50 Acts of Kindness volunteer campaign mirrors Byron Health Center’s theme for 2016: Pay It Forward. Byron Health Center is emphasizing doing an act of kindness, out of compassion, not […]