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Tim Berry returns to state government post

Former state auditor and state treasurer Tim Berry has been named director of the state Department of Financial Institut ...

Local Politics

New Democratic primary ordered for Woodburn mayor

The Allen County Election Board voted Friday to redo that primary later this summer in the wake of a lawsuit from Ryan R ...

Indiana

College basketball player drowns in reservoir

CICERO, Ind. -- A University of Indianapolis basketball player has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana r ...

Angola CAFO tabled before zoning vote

Pete Hippensteel believes it’ll bring nothing but air and water pollution.  That’s why for nearly two years, the Lake James resident has been outspoken against a proposed 4,800-hog co ...

Former House speaker indicted

WASHINGTON – Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges that he violated banking laws in a ...

Here there be dragons

Before the Mayor’s Youth Engagement Council was assigned anything, Karen Richards, community liaison for the mayor’s office, met the high school students downtown for some sodas and a rive ...

Joblessness falls locally, so does workforce

Unemployment in the Fort Wayne metropolitan area was 4.2 percent last month, a full percentage point lower than in April 2014, but the labor force also substantially declined, according to figures rel ...

Legacy of support

City Council did more this week than vote to spend $6 million from the Legacy Fund on riverfront development. It signaled state economic leaders that northeast Indiana is ready to become the next hot ...