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Special Olympics enlists brave allies for icy dip

Friends of Special Olympics will be “Freezin’ For a Reason” on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the lake at Metea County Park near Leo-Cedarville. Registration will be 10-11:30 a.m., followed by the Polar Plunge and then an After Splash Bash in the Metea County Park Nature Center.

Local railroaders accept retired Nickel Plate 624

Steam Locomotive No. 624 will gleam once again, 60 years after hauling its last freight for the Nickel Plate Road.

Grabill partnerships help whole community

For a small community, a grocery store has the power to bring people together, but sometimes “you have to lose your grocery store or your gas station before you appreciate it,” said Wilmer Delagrange, Grabill Town Council president.

Nominations due for 12th Athena Awards program

Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is accepting nominations for the 2017 Athena Awards program, through Feb. 17.

First Food Waste Summit ‘made a dent’ in problem

People representing every stop in the food supply chain shared ideas Tuesday on how to speed more food to those in urgent need and divert more food from the landfill.

Allen County news briefs

Midwinter barn sale has German food and drink

Winter Cozy

Warming up Winterval with a cool new event was the theme of the Jan. 27 Winter Cozy.  A heated tent on the historic Wells...

Rugby players to clash in Snow Bowl at Winterval

January is tough for outdoor athletes, even for the rugged players of the Fort Wayne Rugby Club. Whether the 2017 Snow Bowl is more of...

Department offers free radon test kits year-round

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health called special attention to the hazards of radon in January, but the department advocates for awareness year-round. The...

Children’s Zoo acceptingscholarship applications

The Fort Wayne Zoological Society is accepting applications for the Lawrence A. Ackerman Scholarship, which bestows a one-time, $2,000 award to a college-bound high school senior pursuing an animal-related career.

Fort Wayne Music Festival

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