Lead Stories

Courtesy/George Morrison

Sculptor's Roots Add Modern Flair To Fort Wayne Skyline

Fort Wayne sculptor, George Morrison is a retired architect with a with a passion for creating a public artwork that reflects his firm roots in geometry, physics and architectural form.

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Arts and Culture

Jennifer Ford/Bridget O'Reilly

Local Arts Advocates Go Global In Search Of Beauty

Fort Wayne arts advocates, Jennifer Ford and Bridget O'Reilly are getting ready to travel the world, quite literally, "In Search of Beauty."

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State News

Health Reform Uncertainty May Impact Rates For Hoosiers

Indiana health insurers will file their 2018 rates this week for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace but uncertainty about the future of health care reform may play into price and availability for the roughly 150,000 Hoosiers in the system. Beverly Knight is self-employed. She was able to have a double knee-surgery because she is covered under the ACA.  Shes worried about rate hikes. If President Trumps plan to sabotage the ACA succeeds, and premiums skyrocket as many expect, hundreds...

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Behind The Mic

Andy Laverghetta

Keeping It Classical: Behind The Mic With WBNI Host Stan Whippo

Classical music is alive and well here at Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and volunteer host, Stan Whippo has been sharing it in the form of a live, four hour "Matinee," every weekday afternoon on our classical station, 94.1 WBNI for over 20 years.

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The four minute audio story is a tour of the Kankakee Sands by land manager, Ted Anchor, as he walks reporter Nick Janzen through the conservation efforts in Indiana. 

The last bison in Indiana was killed in the 1830s in French Lick. But in October 2016, the Nature Conservancy released 23 from a herd in South Dakota onto Kankakee Sands. Many of those cows are currently having calves – nine have been born so far.

On Wednesday, the Legacy Joint Funding Committee denied a request to fund a Fort Wayne shooting range.

City of Fort Wayne

Updated 5/25/17 at 8:24 a.m.

The City of Fort Wayne issued the following news release Thursday morning:

Three portions of Fort Wayne streets remain closed this morning due to high water caused by flash flooding. The Street Department placed barricades at 36 impassable streets last night.

Intersections still closed:

Taylor at Freeman

Oakmont at Kent

4500 Block of Oliver

Scientists are predicting a dangerous tick season this year, and Hoosier health professionals are keeping their eyes on the little vectors.

Researchers like Indiana University biology professor Keith Clay says Indiana’s warmer winter means more ticks survive from summer to spring.

“It’s also conducive to the animal population they depend on for blood meals, mice, chipmunks other small rodents,” says Clay.

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) released its 2016 State Preschool Yearbook Wednesday, which shows Indiana’s early childhood education efforts don’t match those of other states, but recent legislation shows improvements in how the state funds preschool.

Indy 500 Organ Donor Campaign Helps Grieving Families

May 24, 2017

Organ donation has become a mission for racing family’s during this year’s Indianapolis 500 with a goal of increasing the number of registered donors – and through the process comes healing and hope.

A Little Sister

Taylor McLean was close to her brother Bryan Clauson. He was an organ donor.

Andy Laverghetta

Classical music is alive and well here at Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and volunteer host, Stan Whippo has been sharing it in the form of a live, four hour "Matinee," every weekday afternoon on our classical station, 94.1 WBNI for over 20 years.

Fort Wayne’s riverfront development project is ready to break ground after clearing its final hurdle during City Council Tuesday night.

As Indiana farmers hurry through planting season – the corn crop is nearly three-quarters planted as of Monday, with soybeans nearly half done – they’re also watching big changes at the USDA.

The department is reorganizing its trade and rural development programs, while the White House takes aim at those issues in its own way.

Six months after President Donald Trump intervened in Carrier’s planned Indianapolis layoffs, the company is releasing the final number of jobs it still plans to cut.

The Department of Workforce Development got the appliance-maker’s official notification of the layoffs Monday, in a letter dated May 19.

It says 632 workers will lose their jobs at Carrier’s Indianapolis fan coil factory between late July and the end of the year.

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