Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Finalists Announced In Statewide Young Farmer Contests

The finalists in this year’s Indiana Farm Bureau Young Farmer Achievement Award and Excellence in Agriculture Award come from different parts of the state, have different operations and participate in farming in different ways, but they all represent outstanding achievement and leadership in agriculture. The YFEA award gives recognition to young farmers who do not […]

Top Tips For Winterizing Propane Equipment

As harvest comes to a close, take a moment to winterize equipment. Proper storage and maintenance in the off-season lowers upkeep costs and reduces downtime from broken parts, helping ensure systems work safely and efficiently next season. Nearly 40 percent of farms in the U.S. use propane to run pumps and engines, heat buildings, and […]

Life-changing Opportunities Await Voices Of Unity Youth Choir

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Fort Wayne’s Voices of Unity Youth Choir, of the Unity Performing Arts Foundation, will gain more national and international exposure in 2014 as they participate in two life-changing opportunities. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, Unity Performing Arts Foundation, and community leaders today have come together to unveil the “Gold for the […]

NORTHEAST INDIANA 2013 OUTSTANDING PHILANTHROPIST AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

FORT WAYNE, IN— The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Indiana Chapter recently hosted the Annual National Philanthropy Day® celebration event to recognize those individuals and organizations in the local community whose generous gifts of time, expertise, and resources have made Northeast Indiana a better place. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Indiana Chapter […]

Angola Holiday On The Square

Holidays on the Square Kick Off Angola is a town steeped in tradition and history. One such tradition is Santa’s arrival to town. Every year the Friday after Thanksgiving children line up for a chance to meet jolly old Saint Nick. As they pore over their wish list parents sneak a quick photo or two […]

BEWARE OF SCAMMERS OFFERING DISASTER HELP

Many Indiana communities have come together to help recover from Sunday’s tornado outbreak. Unfortunately, disasters like this can attract scam artists and identity thieves who try to take advantage of Hoosiers. Indiana residents should remain cautious of any unsolicited offers of assistance. Here are some tips to avoid being scammed: Ask for ID. If someone […]

Skype For Funeral Service – D.O. McComb & Sons

“Today, millions of people across the globe are using the Internet. With families and friends widely dispersed all over the world, arranging for unexpected travel can be extremely difficult and expensive. The ability to view and participate in a loved one’s memorial services live and share one’s feelings with family via Skype is convenient and […]

USF Hosting Free Theology Lecture

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Department of Philosophy and Theology in the School of Arts of Sciences at the University of Saint Francis will sponsor a free public lecture at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 in Gunderson Auditorium, Achatz Hall of Science. Dr. Earl Kumfer, professor of philosophy and theology, will present “Duns Scotus, Architect of […]

Monsanto Announces Launch Of New Scholarship Program

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 Company recently […]

Nature Trust Funds Complete 2 Whitewater Valley Projects

The Bicentennial Nature Trust (BNT) has announced that its funding assistance has helped Whitewater Valley Land Trust (WVLT) complete the purchase of two environmentally significant properties in east-central Indiana. Coffman Bluff: A 69-acre upper slope ravine forest and bluff featuring a small pond, springs, and remnant agricultural fields targeted for natural restoration. It is located […]