Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Northrop PTSA Hosts Third Annual College & Career Night

The Northrop High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is hosting its third annual College & Career Night from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road. The free event is open to all middle and high school students and their families. In attendance will be at least 15 colleges and […]

Olive Twist and DeBrand Partner on New Chocolate Bars

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Olive Twist has announced that it is partnering with DeBrand Fine Chocolates to produce and offer chocolate tasting bars that combine DeBrand fine chocolates with the high-quality extra-virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars of The Olive Twist. The new gourmet tasting bars are being introduced this week exclusively at […]

Orchard Gallery OPEN HOUSE, Dec 7 & Nov-Dec Exhibition

Holiday Open House: Saturday, December 7: 10am-5pm. Meet the artists, enjoy light refreshments. 10% discount on all purchases made on December 7…the only day of the year that we offer any kind of discount. November 6-December 31 Exhibition: Who: "Art for the Holidays: Featuring Handmade Ornaments & Nativities!" What: Artists from around the region show […]

Museum Announces “Win a New Car Raffle” Winners

The drawing for three prizes in the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum‘s annual New Car Raffle took place at the museum on Tuesday, November 12, 2013, under Indiana gaming license #130692. Helen Boyers, of Wauseon, Ohio, was the lucky first prize winner. She will receive a cash prize. When asked about Boyers’ reaction to the […]

Avalon Village Grants Woman¹s Wish to Visit Grace College, Swim and Shop

LIGONIER, IN — Early years of Dorothy “Dottie” Weil’s life were tough. She spent most of them in foster care. But she turned the lessons learned into a blessing for many others and became a teacher and foster parent of dozens of emotionally disabled children for decades. Throughout her life, however, she struggled with debilitating […]

Monsanto announces launch of new scholarship program

INDIANA – Every year, approximately 25,000 agricultural jobs go unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. The agriculture industry needs talented, driven and passionate young people willing to make a commitment to agriculture, especially with a growing population and the subsequent need to feed an estimated 9 billion people by the year 2050. Monsanto […]

Mounds SP hosts pioneer Thanksgiving, Nov. 23

Mounds State Park will celebrate Thanksgiving with a look at pioneer life on Saturday, Nov. 23. The historic Bronnenberg Home will be open from 1 to 3 p.m. for tours with naturalists and historic parlor games. Activities at set times include: — 1 p.m.: Hot apple cider and cookies. — 1:30 p.m.: Kids story time. […]

Riverfront Development Study receives approval; Mayor names advisory committee

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The first comprehensive look at Fort Wayne’s riverfront development possibilities is moving forward. A contract between the City of Fort Wayne and SWA Group for a Riverfront Development Study received final approval last night from Fort Wayne City Council. The contract amount is $499,500 and is funded through Legacy dollars. Today, […]

USF honoring veterans with free Saturday game admission

FORT WAYNE, In —The University of Saint Francis will honor veterans, military personnel and their families with free admission to the home football game on Saturday. A tailgating contest will begin at 10 a.m., followed by the kick-off at noon. To participate, contestants should wear black attire. Food, spirit and games will be part of […]

Stuff our Bus Food Drive to Benefit Local Families

LIGONIER, IN — Avalon Village needs your help. The senior community wants to supply three local food banks and the local families they serve with food and personal care items. But this goal can’t be achieved without you. The public is encouraged to donate to the “Stuff Our Bus Food Drive,” which culminates on Wednesday, […]