Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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USF debuting “Larry Cat in Space” planetarium show

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The product of a year’s work by the Schouweiler Planetarium staff at the University of Saint Francis, the debut of “Larry Cat in Space,” will be offered this weekend as part of the university’s Fall Planetarium Weekend. “Larry Cat in Space” is a playful, imaginative cartoon about an inquisitive cat who takes a […]

What’s Happening at the Botanical Conservatory in November

Slightly Used Pumpkin and Gourd Sale November 1 – 10 Everything must go! Still need some décor for fall? Come down and choose from our selection of pumpkins and gourds available in the Sales Garden. While they last, you can also choose from our extra-large pumpkins and corn shocks. It’s all priced to move and […]


Many Halloween parties and activities are planned for this week, in addition to thousands of trick-or-treaters roaming the streets on Thursday night. With the increase in activity for the holiday, Emergency Medical Services across Indiana are reminding Hoosiers to be safe and aware of their surroundings this Halloween season. Emergency Medical Services are part of […]


Fort Wayne IAP, IN – The 122nd Fighter Wing will hold a Unit Effectiveness Inspection Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2013. The purpose of a UEI is to validate the combat readiness of units and their ability to execute assigned missions and tasks against a defined standard. The UEI also grades the 122nd Fighter Wing’s ability to […]


It is with great sadness, that Baer Field Speedway announces the passing of former Speedway promoter Tom Isch at the age of 74. After being in declining health for over a year, the end came on the morning of October 29, at home and surrounded by family. Following a successful career in the automotive industry […]

Sewer Lining/Lane Restrictions

Fort Wayne, Ind.– Over the next several weeks City Utilities will be working to extend the life of sewers in the downtown area using a process called cured in place pipe (CIPP). The process is less costly than a pipe replacement and is an investment that will extend the life of the pipe more than […]

USF events recognizing Hunger and Homelessness Month

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—To educate its campus community about issues related to hunger and homelessness locally, national and globally, the Office of Student Life and Center for Franciscan Life at the University of Saint Francis will co-sponsor a month of events in recognition of Hunger and Homelessness Month. On Friday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m., the […]


Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,613 students in September 2013. Receiving degrees were Jahan Monirian, Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry; Allison M. Hunt, Master of Business Administration in Health Sector Management, Honors. Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, […]

Circle of Lights: installation Nov. 9 & lighting event Nov. 29

100,000 spectators. 4,784 colored lights. 52 garland strands. 52 larger-than-life decorations. 51 years. One must-see holiday tradition! For 51 years, thousands of spectators have gathered Downtown at Monument Circle to see the most spectacular holiday display illuminate. Indy’s most beloved holiday tradition is here again. Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection […]

USF head coach, Walcutt reaps post-season CL rewards

HARTFORD CITY, Ind. – University of Saint Francis Head Coach Mitch Ellisen and Cougars’ leading scorer Jason Walcutt have been voted winners of two of the four major Crossroads League post-season awards. Ellisen has been named Crossroads League Coach of the Year after the Cougars went from worst to a tie for first in the […]