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City installs “Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs

Today, city officials discussed the installation of six “Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in proximity to Junk Ditch, which is susceptible to flooding.

River levels to be adjusted for winter

This week, in preparation for winter, City Utilities will make the annual adjustments to lower the river levels by raising the Tainter gate at the Hosey Dam.

Lutheran Health Network seeks public input for health needs survey

Lutheran Hospital is seeking input from Allen County residents through a Community Health Needs Assessment survey to gather information on local health issues and how to address concerns.

What’s happening at the Botanical Conservatory: December 2021

The following events and programs are happening in December 2021 at the Botanical Conservatory.

FWPD: Fatal Shooting/Stabbing Investigation, Point West Drive

On November 10, 2021, at 1:23 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Point West Drive, West Wind Apartments, in reference to an unknown problem.
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USF to present Alumni/Faculty Art Exhibition

The University of Saint Francis will present its annual Alumni/Faculty Art Exhibition from December 4th to December 19, 2021, at the John P. Weatherhead Gallery.
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ISP: “Safe Family Travel” Holiday Patrols update

Indiana State Police enforcement patrols over the Thanksgiving holiday kept troopers busy in northeast Indiana.

Parkview Orth Hospital awarded certification

Parkview Ortho Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Total Hip and Knee Replacement Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
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The Tourney returns to Fort Wayne

The NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Championship returns to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on March 18th and 19th, 2022, for a weekend of basketball and celebrations.

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party at the Coliseum – February 2022

Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum from February 24- 27, 2022.

2021 HolidayFest News

Holiday Festivities continue with The Days of Holly Shopping

Shop Small Every Saturday during The Days of Holly Shopping in Downtown Fort Wayne every Saturday through December 18, 2021.

Festival of Trees 37th season opens – 11/24/2021

The Embassy Theatre's Festival of Trees opens today at 6 p.m. and runs through Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

2021 Festival of Gingerbread winners

The History Center's winners of its 36th annual Festival of Gingerbread competition.

Embassy Theatre presents three unique Santa experiences

The 37th annual Festival of Trees will occur at the Embassy Theatre from Wednesday, November 24, through Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Shop Small Saturday kicks off The Days of Holly Shopping

Shop Small Every Saturday during The Days of Holly Shopping in Downtown Fort Wayne presented by your Downtown Improvement District.

17th annual Christmas on Broadway this Friday – 11/19/2021

The holiday season in Fort Wayne will be ushered in again this year with the 17th Annual Christmas On Broadway on Friday, November 19, 2021.
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Free Skate Days returns to the Headwaters Ice Rink

Thanks to a $5,000 donation from Old National Bank, there will be six free skate days for children under 14 this season at the Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink.

Erin’s House Lights of Love Memorial at Parkview Field

The Lights of Love Memorial from Erin's House provides the community with a meaningful way to give tribute to their loved ones.
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Christmas at USF events

The University of Saint Francis invites the public to share in the holiday spirit with Christmas at USF from Dec. 1 to 12, 2021.

“Alpine Holiday” opens at the Botanical Conservatory – 11/20/2021

This year’s holiday exhibit “Alpine Holiday” opens Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory.

Today’s weather

Fort Wayne
light intensity drizzle
44.7 ° F
46.1 °
43.5 °
94 %
3.8mph
90 %
Thu
52 °
Fri
43 °
Sat
42 °
Sun
55 °
Mon
55 °

NWS: Temps in the upper 50s tomorrow

Latest COVID-19 Pandemic Updates

Allen County Update

ACDH COVID-19 update – 12/1/2021

Today's Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 update reported that 480 residents tested positive for COVID-19 raising the total to 66,584 cases.

Vaccine

Parkview Health moving COVID-19 vaccine clinic

The Parkview Health COVID-19 vaccine clinic is moving to a new location on the Parkview Regional Medical Center campus.

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WorkOne transitions to appointment only

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers will transition to appointment-only services, effective December 1, 2021.

More COVID-19 news

Parkview Health moving COVID-19 vaccine clinic

The Parkview Health COVID-19 vaccine clinic is moving to a new location on the Parkview Regional Medical Center campus.

Resource available for info on monoclonal antibodies for COVID-19

Hoosiers may learn where to receive the monoclonal antibodies used to prevent the progression of COVID-19 disease can contact 2-1-1 for information.

Holcomb statement on extension of Public Health Emergency

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's statement on his extension of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

Local health officials urge continued vigilance against COVID-19

A steady increase in hospitalizations and positive cases of COVID-19 in northeast Indiana are reminders to the community that recommended precautions to slow the spread of the coronavirus should be followed by everyone.

ISDH offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters to 18+

Today, the ISDH announced that any Hoosier aged 18 or older can now receive a booster dose of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines so long as they received their second dose at least six months ago.

Latest Mad Ants Basketball News

Justin Anderson named to USA World Cup Qualifying Team

Current Fort Wayne Mad Ant Forward Justin Anderson has been named to the 12-player Team USA World Cup Qualifying Team.

Mad Ants surge late in win over Cleveland

After a solid fourth-quarter showing, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants picked up a 125-113 win at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Mad Ants top Cleveland in matinee game

The Mad Ants beat the Cleveland Charge in Indianapolis and tied a franchise record with 48 defensive rebounds winning 115-96.

Indiana Pacers assign Isaiah Jackson to Mad Ants

The Indiana Pacers have assigned Isaiah Jackson to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League.
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Mad Ants make four selections in NBA G League Draft

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, selected four players in Saturday's NBA G League Draft.

City installs “Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs

Today, city officials discussed the installation of six “Turn Around Don’t Drown” signs in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in proximity to Junk Ditch, which is susceptible to flooding.

River levels to be adjusted for winter

This week, in preparation for winter, City Utilities will make the annual adjustments to lower the river levels by raising the Tainter gate at the Hosey Dam.

WorkOne transitions to appointment only

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers will transition to appointment-only services, effective December 1, 2021.

FWACC #GivingTuesday Angel Fund donations

Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control ask the public to please consider donating to the shelter’s Angel Fund, which helps provide additional medical care for animals in need.

Holcomb statement on extension of Public Health Emergency

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's statement on his extension of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

FWPD: Fatal Shooting/Stabbing Investigation, Point West Drive

On November 10, 2021, at 1:23 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Point West Drive, West Wind Apartments, in reference to an unknown problem.
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ISP: “Safe Family Travel” Holiday Patrols update

Indiana State Police enforcement patrols over the Thanksgiving holiday kept troopers busy in northeast Indiana.

FWPD: Fatal Shooting Investigation, Decatur Road

On November 28, 2021, at 1:06 a.m., the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 7900 block of Decatur Road in reference to a shooting that several witnesses reported.

FWPD: Feuding gangs investigation results

The Fort Wayne Police Department Gang and Violent Crimes Unit has been investigating an ongoing feud between alleged gang members and has resulted in two arrests.
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Safe Family Travel enforcement program locates impaired driver with five children in vehicle

On day one of the Thanksgiving holiday "Safe Family Travel" enforcement patrol, the Indiana State Police arrested an impaired driver on US 30, driving with five unrestrained children in the car.