Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

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 […]

An Evening with Garrison Keillor

With some 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations coast to coast and beyond each week, Garrison Keillor will now be at Emens Auditorium on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Known for his regular broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, Keillor will be speaking at this event of his experiences […]

HolidayFest and Night of Lights 2013

FORT WAYNE, IN – ‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and all through Fort Wayne… people are bustling just trying to stay sane. So come on Downtown there’s no better reason than to spend time with family and kick off the Season! Keeping a long tradition, the annual Night of Lights will take place November 27 […]

Ivy Tech Northeast Marketing and Communications takes home nine awards at regional marketing event

The Marketing and Communications office at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast received seven Medallion Awards, including three golds, at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (or NCMPR) District 3 Conference in Columbus, Ohio, this week. In addition to the college’s awards, listed in full below, assistant director Aja Michael was named the region’s […]

Mad Ants Conduct Trade with Maine

FORT WAYNE, IN – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that they have acquired Terrance Henry and the rights to Xavier Silas in exchange for rookie Romero Osby. Henry, a 6-9 forward out of Mississippi, was the 10th overall pick in this year’s D-League Draft. He ended his collegiate […]

Residents urged to test homes for radon

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Having your home tested is the only effective way to determine whether you or your family is at risk of exposure to radon, a radioactive gas responsible for thousands of lung cancer deaths each year. The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health and the American Cancer Society is reminding residents to […]

Holly Trolley Shopping on the Last Saturday of November

Fort Wayne, IN – The Downtown Improvement District (DID) is pleased to offer Holly Trolley Shopping on November 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. As a special treat, the first 250 riders will receive a keepsake holiday tote. We’ve selected a very special day for this free event and are sure it will be […]