Zach Bernard


Zach joined 89.1 WBOI as a reporter and local host for All Things Considered. He currently hosts Morning Edition.

Previously, he worked for WGLT in Normal, Ill. and reported from the Illinois Capitol for WICS-TV.

Zach graduated from Illinois State University with a major in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. He has his master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois at Springfield.

Red River Waste Solutions

The City of Fort Wayne, represented by Mayor Tom Henry and a bipartisan coalition of City Council members, announced it will fine its garbage and recycling contractor for failure to meet benchmarks within their contract.

City of Fort Wayne

  Fort Wayne City Utilities has unveiled a five-year plan to replace 70 miles of water main in areas that have seen frequent water main breaks -- and that could come at a cost for residents.

The department cites nearly 150 main breaks throughout five months in 2018 alone, and they chalk that up to the city’s aging water infrastructure. They created a five-year plan to address pipes “most likely to fail” and repair them incrementally.

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As conversations between the City of Fort Wayne and the proposed Electric Works development appear to be moving forward, several council members are still looking to have some of their questions answered.


An Indiana firearm seizure law has led to fewer suicides around the state during its first decade on the books, according to a new study from the American Psychiatric Association.

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During the summer months, downtown Fort Wayne’s roads will become more crowded with residents taking advantage of comfortable temperatures. This will lead to more cyclists sharing the road with motorists, requiring greater safety measures from each.