Indiana House Minority Leader Scott Pelath says he sees no sense of urgency from the state Inspector General in the investigation into the school grade changing scandal involving former State Superintendent Tony Bennett.
Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne is one of the oldest united arts funds in the United States. It functions as an umbrella organization for more than 70 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in the area, typically staying busy behind the scenes, while its partners take the spotlight.
In this interview, WBOI’s Julia Meek turns the tables on Arts United Development Director Dan Ross to find out more about the state of the organization.
Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry announced his newly appointed Deputy Mayor Tuesday.
Karl Bandemer has a long history with Mayor Tom Henry. In the early 80s Bandemer was in charge of economic development when then city council member Henry served. Henry attributes Bandemer with encouraging a diversity of industry in town, after Fort Wayne had lost thousands of manufacturing jobs at that time.
He also lauds Bandemer for his leadership, government experience, and aptitude for economic development.
The City of Fort Wayne has outlined details of its contribution to the recently announced $71 million development in downtown. It is designed to take up nearly an entire city block and include a new national headquarters for Ash Brokerage, and a residential development led by Hanning & Bean Enterprises.
Of the 71 million dollar public-private partnership, the public portion is 19.5 million.
Only 1-to-2 million dollars of the city’s investment will come from Legacy Funds. The rest is coming from two different sources.
Everyone who pledges during WBOI's Fall Fund Drive will be entered into a drawing to receive a one-week stay in a luxury condo in downtown Toronto, generously donated by station friends Jerry and Diane Mackel.
The 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo has a full kitchen and is on the top floor of the SOHO Metropolitan Hotel in downtown Toronto, and includes one parking space. You pick the dates, subject to availability.
This is truly a unique and luxurious experience in a city full of cultural diversity, performing arts, and beautiful scenery.
This week we’re taking a look at changes to Indiana's health care system under the Affordable Care Act. Now that the exchange is up and running, we’ll look at what resources are availble to help consumers sign-up for exchanges, and navigate the new system.
Exchange plans are intended for people who either don’t have a job, or an affordable insurance option from their employer.
Leaf pick-up in the City’s 355 neighborhoods begins Monday, October 21, 2013. The Street Department will collect leaves in two separate sweeps through each neighborhood. Crews will roll into the neighborhoods between October 21 and December 6, 2013.
The 2013 Fort Wayne Leaf Pick-up schedule will be: