ANGOLA — With a crush of mail-in ballots cast this election, local clerks of court are going to be stepping up efforts to get all of the ballots counted in a timely manner on Tuesday.
ANGOLA — Steuben County’s concentration of COVID-19 cases continues to grow in the younger age groups, weekly information produced by the Steuben County Health Department says.
INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 cases in northeast Indiana area rising, with local counties adding more cases than usual as of Saturday's statewide count.
The Class of 2020 already had a unique end to its last semester in school amid closures due to coronavirus, and now students across the area will be having unique graduation experiences district to district.
COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County residents should still be cautious, but a local health officer says working toward herd immunity may be beneficial to the community in the long run.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers got a taste of summer over Memorial Day weekend, but state officials are warning that people shouldn’t get complacent and forget about taking safety precautions.
Students at Churubusco Elementary School didn’t have a traditional “last day of school” celebration, but school teachers and staff made it memorable for Churubusco families, hosting a last-day parade for students, whose parents drove by as staff lined the street to bid them farewell — closur…
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is halfway home toward a mostly normal resumption of life amid coronavirus as most of the state enters Stage 3 of its five-step plan, with more recreational activities getting reopened in this phase.
INDIANAPOLIS — When voters go to the polls on June 2, expect to see some new faces, maybe younger faces — although those faces may be covered with masks or other protective gear.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration on Monday announced that the state will provide nearly $1 million to distribute the opioid reversal agent naloxone to ensure the medication reaches Hoosiers who are at-risk of overdose.
FORT WAYNE — Fort Wayne city employees will have to wait until at least May 26 to find out if they qualify for hazard pay while working through the COVID-19 pandemic. City Council members voted unanimously May 12 to table a resolution that, if passed, could grant some city employees an addit…
Vendors and shoppers found plenty of elbow room for social distancing Saturday, when the farmer’s market that had been held indoors all winter moved into the open air circling the Fort Wayne TinCaps’ playing field.
FORT WAYNE — Northeast Indiana workers filed approximately 72,000 new unemployment claims during the state’s stay-at-home order, although new claims have greatly deflated since the early days.
FORT WAYNE — Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo members will SOON enjoy three weeks of access to the zoo before the Sherman Boulevard attraction opens to the public July 4.
Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel announced this week that the annual Memorial Day parade, hosted by the veterans organizations in Whitley County, would be canceled due to the state of Indiana prohibiting parades and festivals because of the pandemic. The event was scheduled for Monday, May 25…
NEW HAVEN — At a special session of the New Haven Adams Township Parks & Recreation board Monday, the decision was made to not open Jury Pool for the summer of 2020. The decision was based on the fact that it would be virtually impossible to maintain the significant restrictions on opera…
KENDALLVILLE — Kendallville was lucky enough to get one of 50 new statewide COVID-19 testing sites, now Noble County Health Officer Dr. Terry Gaff is encouraging residents to use it.
Whether extracurricular activities will be back to normal at Indiana schools this fall remains to be seen, but students expecting to study abroad in August are already seeing their plans come to a halt.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has reported its first cases of a new syndrome connected to COVID-19 that causes serious inflammation and medical complications in children.
Many festival boards in the region remain hopeful their annual festivities will happen without a hitch this summer, while even some that were planning events after the final phase of Governor Eric Holcomb’s Indiana reopening plan have opted to cancel and focus their efforts on next year.
INDIANAPOLIS — The number of Hoosiers who have contracted COVID-19 is likely about 11 times higher than the number of known cases, estimated at about 186,000 people total.
COLUMBIA CITY — A Community Foundation grant recently went out to Passages to bolster its employee assistance program. The program helps employees through tough times with many types of programs and support. The current health situation has called on Passages employees to go above and beyond…
COLUMBIA CITY – Earlier this month, Peabody Public Library released plans to reopen over the coming weeks. The reopening strategy moves through five phases over the course of 11 weeks, with each phase gradually granting more access to the library.
Indiana’s residential real estate industry has had time to test best health safety practices during the last several weeks because it was an essential services provider that remained open during Indiana’s stay-at-home order.
Restaurants should look at disposable utensils for patrons and masks for servers, while retail shops have to decide if they’ll get rid of the dressing rooms and create more-generous return policies at the safest ways to reopen in a COVID-19 world.
COLUMBIA CITY — After Governor Eric Holcomb announced Indiana’s re-opening plans last week, Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel changed the city’s plans, specifically for the parks.
INDIANAPOLIS — After one day with no new deaths, Noble County reported another two fatalities from COVID-19, continuing a recent streak of deaths in nursing homes.
FORT WAYNE — Initial unemployment claims in the Fort Wayne area slowed slightly for the week ending April 11 at 12,183 for Economic Growth Region 3, according to data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
FORT WAYNE — Parkview Health said Friday it is gradually resuming some of its suspended services, including elective and non-urgent surgeries and procedures.
COLUMBIA CITY — Last month, Rick Williams was running his 3-D printer at his Qualitex Inc. in Columbia City night and day and produced six plastic face masks to give for free to a nursing home. Now he’s left the 3-D printer alone and is filling orders for large manufacturers who expect to re…
CHURUBUSCO — With various breaks and changes in the supply chain, local farmers are finding themselves in difficult positions as there is no end in sight to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lenten season that should have been the busiest time of year for Dan’s Fish Fry Service instead was a blank month on the Huntington institution’s calendar.
With layoffs and company shutdowns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fort Wayne and Allen County leaders want to make sure residents know what help is available if they need it from domestic violence to utility payments.
What changes should worshipers expect at the hundreds of churches filling and surrounding the post-pandemic Summit City?
CHURUBUSCO — In a teleconference last week with first responders, a regional official told U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, that some departments in his congressional district were short of personal protective equipment such as masks needed to deal with the coronavirus.
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City officials have announced a phased re-opening schedule for municipal properties and programs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
COLUMBIA CITY — With the help of a Rapid Response Grants from the Community Foundation of Whitley County, A Hope Center and BABE of Whitley County were able to provide families with infants some very expensive, but necessary items like diapers, wipes and formula.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and now more than ever it is important everyone knows how they are a vital part of child abuse prevention, and take an active role in keeping our children safe. The pandemic has had a major impact on every aspect of our lives with no clear end in sight. …