Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

CANI Gains CDFI Designation

CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) announced that its Center for Community & Economic Development was awarded a CDFI Certification from the U.S. Department of Treasury. A certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) is a specialized financial institution that works in market niches that are underserved by traditional financial institutions. CDFIs provide a unique range […]

Promote November as Long-Term Care Month in Seven Different Ways

Leading Advisors, with Offices in Ft Wayne, Promote November as Long-Term Care Month in Seven Different Ways Ft Wayne, IN – Long-term care experts across America are giving a boost to seven awareness campaigns that seek to join Thanksgiving at this month’s table of caring. The experts are state-certified agents with DeHayes Group and LTC […]

DCBots capture first place at Science Central’s First LEGO League Tournament

Fort Wayne, Indiana – DCBots, a LEGO robotics team representing Delaware County schools, claimed the first place champion position at Science Central’s 11th annual First LEGO League regional competition held today at the popular science center in Fort Wayne. Seven students representing Burris Elementary School, Muncie Community Schools and Yorktown Schools outscored 11 other teams […]

Runner’s World Bart Yasso coming to Fort Wayne

Bart Yasso, Runner’s World Chief Running Officer will be speaking at the Fort Wayne Track Club Annual Banquet on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Hotel Fort Wayne. The banquet, which is open to the public, honors area high school runners, Fort Wayne Track Club Point series winners, and volunteers. The club also hands out several […]

Severe Weather: Limit Travel, Talk About Your Plan

With most of Indiana under a high risk of severe weather, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is warning Hoosiers to stay home if possible. Thunderstorms, flash floods, and tornadoes can all appear suddenly with little warning, and may only last a few minutes, but have the strength and power to cause a great amount […]

Museum Plans Dedication of New Collection Conservation Center

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has finished construction of its new Collection Conservation Center. The building will be dedicated in honor of two gentlemen, John Rosener (Auburn, Indiana) and the late Paul Casebere who, through many hours of hard work, commitment, and service began the museum’s “Pit Crew” in 2007. The “Pit Crew” is […]

Ouabache SP hosts Wonderland of Lights

Local organizations and businesses are lighting up Ouabache State Park for the Wonderland of Lights tours in November and December. Visitors can drive through the park’s campground and view light displays. Wonderland of Lights opens Thursday, Nov. 28 and runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 15. Then, from Dec. 20 to Dec. 29, […]

Book available to help those who stutter

Over three million Americans stutter. Stuttering affects their lives in many ways. They deal daily with embarrassment and frustration. Help is available at most public libraries in the form of a book Advice to Those Who Stutter. Advice to Those Who Stutter, a 158 page book, gives practical advice written by 24 men and women […]

Deer firearms hunting season opens Saturday

Deer firearms hunting season opens Saturday The most popular phase of Indiana deer hunting kicks off Saturday with firearms season, and it serves as a reminder to hunters: Follow the rules, practice ethical hunting behavior, and have an enjoyable, safe time in the woods. It’s estimated that at least a quarter-million Hoosiers participate in firearms […]

Energy Savings Program Fort Wayne Community Schools Has Saved $862,333

In the first year of its energy savings program Fort Wayne Community Schools has saved $862,333. FWCS began the Energy Leadership program in the spring of 2012 and surpassed its original annual savings goal of $590,000 as stipulated in the contract with Performance Services, an engineering company that specializes in energy efficiency. In addition to […]