INDIANAPOLIS — All of northeast Indiana has now turned yellow in the state’s latest COVID-19 weekly ratings as the state as a whole has continued to show more virus activity week-to-week. Read more
Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola and Parkview Health will continue to require visitors to its facilities to wear face coverings when the state’s mask mandate downgrades to a mask advisory on Tuesday.
Indiana officials took a moment March 24 to recognize that 1 million Hoosiers have now become fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — On March 23, 2020, the lives of many Hoosiers came to a standstill as Gov. Eric Holcomb announced his stay-at home order to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor said he wanted Hoosiers to “Hunker Down” for two weeks.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers ages 40 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana Department of Health announced the policy on Saturday. It took effect Monday.
EMMA — Churubusco’s boys basketball team defied the odds and defended its sectional title at Westview — beating three Northeast Corner Conference opponents on its way to the trophy.
Feb. 18 the Upstate Alliance of REALTORS Multiple Listing Service (UPSTAR MLS) released its January 2021 local housing market report. Comparing last month’s figures to the same timeframe in 2020, the leading market indicators are as follows:
As much of the nation wrestles with how to reopen schools safely in a pandemic, northeast Indiana schools have been open since August, with limited interruptions.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 125,000 residents in the 12-county northeast Indiana area have had at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, including more than 5,400 in Whitley County.
INDIANAPOLIS — It’s not the best ever, but it’s getting closer, as almost all of Indiana’s 92 counties are now sitting in the best two ratings for COVID-19 spread.
INDIANAPOLIS — Recent snowstorms caused some disruptions in vaccine distribution across the state, with tens of thousands of vaccine appointments needing to be rescheduled.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers in their 50s and those with serious medical conditions will be the next up for vaccines after people 60 and older.
COLUMBIA CITY — This may be your last chance to say goodbye to the 1958 Columbia City High School, school officials reported during last week’s meeting of the Whitley County Consolidated School Board of Trustees.
COLUMBIA CITY — The COVID-19 vaccine has been in the forefront of many minds and as more doses are made available, the county health department is trying to provide what it can.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County remains on the wrong side of the state’s coronavirus statistics, as the county recorded the highest positivity rate of the 92 counties.
COLUMBIA CITY — “The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation strives to be the single point of contact for those businesses we want to attract and retain,” EDC President Dale Buuck said.
INDIANAPOLIS — Unemployment in northeast Indiana continues to move back toward prepandemic levels, said the final report of estimates for 2020, said monthly data released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
INDIANAPOLIS — After previously stating he would sign a new executive order loosening gathering size restrictions in counties on Sunday, Gov. Eric Holcomb jumped his own deadline and issued that new order late Thursday.
CHURUBUSCO — Faculty and staff at Smith-Green Community Schools can rest assured that their paychecks will not suffer due to school-related COVID-19 quarantining requirements — at least through June.
Blood donors must wait up to a month before giving if they don’t know what type of COVID-19 vaccine they’ve received, according to American Red Cross guidance.
WHITLEY COUNTY — While a majority of Indiana’s counties have returned to the less-restive “orange” designation for COVID-19 activity and restrictions, Whitley County was one of the lone in northeast Indiana to stay in the “red.”
COLUMBIA CITY — The coronavirus pandemic remains a topic of discussion in many aspects of Whitley County life, and was part of discussions during the Whitley County Consolidated School Board of Trustees meeting last week.
FORT WAYNE —The Allen County Department of Health has begun administering COVID-19 vaccinations at a temporary clinic at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne. The clinic opened Jan. 13.
INDIANAPOLIS — As of the weekend, more than 1,155 Whitley County residents have received at least their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, according to data provided by the Indiana State Department of Health.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 3-in-4 counties in Indiana are now rated in red, the worst rating, for COVID-19 spread, including for the first time all four counties in the local area.
LAKE JAMES — Steps have been made to speed up the operations, but safety restrictions regarding COVID-19 combined with high demand has resulted in wait times at Pokagon State Park’s toboggan run averaging three to five hours, said information from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources,…
INDIANAPOLIS —High interest in COVID-19 vaccines has caused slowdowns to the state’s vaccine registration site and 211 system, but both systems are working.
WHITLEY COUNTY — While some other counties in Indiana have dropped from “red” designation to “orange,” that is not the case in Whitley County, which has seen a marked increase in cases since the holidays.
INDIANAPOLIS — On the morning after the U.S. Capitol was breached by protestors turned belligerent, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb had plenty of reflection to share on the nation’s current political climate during a small-group interview session Wednesday afternoon.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County residents continue to embrace the long held tradition of giving back to their community. Thanks to this long-held spirit of generosity, the Community Foundation of Whitley County was able to award more than $200,000 in grants this December.
INDIANAPOLIS — In the 12th week of statewide flu surveillance, Indiana was still seeing minimal impact from flu, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly 76,000 Hoosiers have already received their first dose of vaccines against COVID-19, with the state working to distribute hundreds of thousands more doses as quickly as possible.