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. Read more
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.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Woven into the fabric of Whitley County are threads of goodness, selflessness and sacrifice. Since 1994, the Community Foundation’s Annual Heart of Gold Awards has sought to honor the individuals who make our community great through various acts of kindness.
COLUMBIA CITY — Beamers Sports Grill has closed its doors. The bar on the Allen County side of the Whitley County Line, just south of U.S. 30, opened in 2006.
Some area churches are celebrating Christmas virtually, offering livestreamed services, and others are gathering in person while following COVID-19 health and safety practices.
MUNCIE — Indiana’s restaurant industry has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic to such an extent that up to 41% of restaurants in the state could be forced to permanently close before the end of 2020.
Although the 36th annual Festival of Trees ended Sunday, Dec. 6, the Embassy Theatre is ensuring that youngsters have more opportunities to see Santa.
Pfizer, Moderna and other drug companies have spent months creating COVID-19 vaccines. Meanwhile, many small businesses, including restaurants, struggle to make ends meet amid restrictions and fewer diners.
FORT WAYNE — Second quarter employment and wage data for northeast Indiana shows just how the region was impacted by the shutdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fresh-cut Christmas trees sold briskly Thanksgiving weekend, and area tree lot operators said selection would be limited after the Dec. 5-6 weekend.
WHITLEY COUNTY — After flying under the radar for much of the coronavirus pandemic, Whitley County is seeing the second highest positivity rate in the state.
CHURUBUSCO — It was just another Wednesday at the Caldwell house — little four-year-old Charlie was on the couch, watching television, while her mom was wrapping Christmas presents nearby.
COLUMBIA CITY — This Christmas, finding opportunities to celebrate the season might be more difficult with many events being canceled or postponed by the pandemic. One tradition that will not be canceled this year, however, is the 28th annual Columbia City Community Christmas Decorating Contest.
COLUMBIA CITY — The coronavirus pandemic may have made the atmosphere of the gymnasium different, but the Whitko-Columbia City season-opening boys basketball game did not disappoint.
INDIANAPOLIS — There’s no other way to slice it — November was the worst month Indiana has seen so far in the COVID-19 pandemic.
CHURUBUSCO — Most Churubusco athletics fans will miss out on live events for the time being, as the school announced its plans for attendance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s COVID-19 spread remains overall high, but the state and local area made minor improvements compared to a week ago.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is moving backward on its reopening plan, as Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that the state needs to clamp down on sharply rising COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths in the state.
WHITLEY COUNTY — As the coronavirus takes hold of the state of Indiana, especially the northeast district, Whitley County is feeling the effects.
INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb has signed Executive Order 20-48 to implement pandemic requirements for all Hoosiers and targeted restrictions for counties that have high levels of COVID-19.
Editor’s note: This column was written by Mike Marturello, editor of the Hearld Republican in Steuben County, a sister paper of the Churubusco News and IN|Whitley County News.
A recent uptick in COVID-19 cases has area hospitals concerned, just as Pfizer reported that early data show its vaccine has a 90% efficacy rate in trials.
COLUMBIA CITY — It was another awesome night of spelling for the Columbia City High School Spell Bowl team as it competed in the first ever virtual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Senior Division area competition Monday, Nov. 2, at Columbia City High School. The area competition includes schools…
WHITLEY COUNTY — After months of weathering the coronavirus pandemic with a relatively small positivity rate, Whitley County has seen — at times — exponential growth in COVID-19 cases in November.