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Health care consultant wins House District 31 seat

Health care consultant Ann Vermilion of Grant County won a Republican caucus election Tuesday evening to fill the vacant seat representing Indiana House District 31, part ...

July 31, 2019 12:20 pm


Institute helps women considering running for public office

The Women's Campaign Institute will open Friday for its second-annual set of conferences for women considering a run for public office. The event is hosted by Advancing the Voice ...

July 31, 2019 5:40 pm


Banks hires Tucker Carlson's son

U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has hired the son of Fox News political commentator Tucker Carlson. Buckley Carlson recently joined Banks' Capitol Hill staff in Washington after gradu ...

July 31, 2019 5:30 pm


Council candidate kicks off campaign

The chairwoman of the Allen County Democratic Party will host a campaign kick-off event Wednesday at Fort Wayne's Kreager Park as she prepares to run for the City Council's 1st Dis ...

July 29, 2019 2:50 pm


3 vie for state lawmaker's seat

The Indiana Republican Party has announced that three people have filed their candidacies for a Tuesday caucus to replace resigning state Rep. Kevin Mahan, R-Hartford City. GOP o ...

July 29, 2019 2:50 pm


'Call-out' meeting set to influence tech talk at Statehouse

Fort Wayne technology leaders and entrepreneurs will gather at a downtown business Tuesday evening for a “call-out” meeting that could influence policy talk among Indiana lawmakers.

July 29, 2019 4:53 pm


Paper buy proves FWCS' funding point

A routine copy paper purchase on Monday gave the Fort Wayne Community Schools board president an opportunity to send a message to state lawmakers. The school board unanimously app ...

July 28, 2019 1:00 am


Allen Democrats schedule annual dinner

The Allen County Democratic Party's annual dinner will be Sept. 27 at Ceruti's Summit Park. Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry, who is up for re-election in November, will spea ...

July 23, 2019 3:30 pm


McCarthy in town to help raise funds

U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was in Fort Wayne on Thursday night to raise funds for Republican congressional campaigns ahead of the 2020 election. Rep. Jim ...

July 21, 2019 1:00 am


National GOP leader in town to raise money

U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., was in Fort Wayne Thursday night to raise funds for Republican congressional campaigns ahead of the 2020 election.

July 19, 2019 2:20 pm


Promenade Park in final stages

"We're putting our final stages of construction in place and the park is looking amazing."

July 17, 2019 5:00 pm


U.S. senator to help Smith raise campaign money

As chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Todd Young's job is help elect Republicans to the U.S. Senate. But he'll branch out by lending a hand&nb ...

July 16, 2019 5:20 pm


Paddock, Jehl big fans of goalball

Two Fort Wayne City Councilmen applauded the recent Paralympic qualifiers competition hosted at Turnstone. Councilmen Geoff Paddock, D-5th, and Russ Jehl, R-2nd, both attended the ...

July 14, 2019 1:00 am


Councilmen applaud Turnstone Paralympic qualifiers

Two Fort Wayne City Councilmen on Tuesday applauded the recent Paralympic qualifiers at Turnstone. Councilmen Geoff Paddock, D-5th, and Russ Jehl, R-2nd, both attended the event ...

July 12, 2019 11:20 am


GOP caucus scheduled in Indiana House District 31

Republican precinct officials in Indiana House District 31, which includes southwest Wells County, will have a caucus on July 30 to fill the unexpired term of Rep. Kevin Mahan ...

July 8, 2019 2:20 pm


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