Friday, October 30, 2020

Local business, Health Dept. at odds over mask order

WELLS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): One local business owner is taking a firm stand against Indiana's face mask mandate. Governor Holcomb issued a mandate that Hoosiers...

State reports 603 new positive COVID-19 cases and 6 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 603 new positive cases of COVID-19 and six additional deaths on Monday. The deaths, which happened...

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

Crosswinds Counseling named 2020 WOWO Penny Pitch recipient

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The recipient of WOWO's 73rd annual Penny Pitch has been chosen. Crosswinds Counseling of Fort Wayne is looking to raise funds...

Coronavirus confirmed in Noble County

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): The first case of coronavirus in northeast Indiana has been confirmed in Noble County. Dr. Terry Gaff of the Noble County...

Adams County schools to close for two weeks after spring break

ADAMS COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): North Adams, Adams Central and South Adams Community Schools will be closed for two weeks March 23-27 following spring break...

Fort Wayne Rescue Mission puts COVID-19 mitigation plan into operation

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission has announced that in close cooperation with the Allen County Department of Health, that they...

Fort Wayne Veterans Memorial closes

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum on O'Day Road has closed for the next several weeks out of concerns...

YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne steps up to the COVID-19 challenge

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Covid-19 pandemic has effectively disrupted life across the country and around the world. Fort Wayne's YMCA has risen to...

Nearly 700 workers laid off in Noble and Steuben Counties

NORTHEAST INDIANA (WOWO): Two big area employers have temporarily closed their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to filings with the Indiana Department of...

Fort Wayne to receive 20K face masks from Chinese sister city

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The city of Fort Wayne has received its first two shipments of surgical masks from sister city Taizhou, China. A total...

Allen County nursing homes to decide when or if to announce COVID-19 cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): If the coronavirus is found at an Allen County nursing home or assisted living facility, you may never know. Health officials...

IUPUI to launch coronavirus testing initiative

INDIANAPOLIS (Network Indiana): IUPUI is launching a statewide study to pinpoint how the coronavirus has spread in Indiana. 18 percent of the tests done so...

Menards to require customer face masks, bans children from stores

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): As Indiana prepares to begin the slow process of re-opening as concerns persist over COVID-19, hardware store chain Menards will...

Coliseum losses could pass $3-Million

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum could end up losing more money over COVID-19 than first reported. Coliseum General Manager Randy...

Over 2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week

NATIONWIDE (Fox News): More than 2.4 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment last week, the Labor Department reported on Thursday, as the coronavirus pandemic, and...

Indiana adds 693 coronavirus cases, 13 deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): After a few days of dropping case numbers, the number of positive cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 shot up by 693...

2020 Allen County Fair canceled

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The 2020 Allen County Fair has been called off. Despite current plans to fully reopen Indiana by July 4th, the Allen...

State reports 277 new positive COVID-19 cases and 13 additional deaths

INDIANAPOLIS (WOWO): The Indiana State Department of Health reported 277 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths on Monday. The new cases are...

Layoffs stuck at high level as 1.3 million seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP): More than 1.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a historically high pace that shows that many employers are still...

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