Red River Waste Solutions

2nd District city councilman Russ Jehl announced Tuesday he is preparing a measure that would give Fort Wayne paths toward amending its contract with its beleaguered solid waste management firm, Red River.

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In May, the City of Fort Wayne called on residents to vote on a name for its new tunnel boring machine, which aims to dig a five-mile, 200-foot deep underground tunnel in an effort to improve the quality of the city’s rivers.

Democratic Indiana 3rd District House candidate Courtney Tritch said at the beginning of her campaign she wanted to challenge Representative Jim Banks to six debates before November’s midterm.

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Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis has run the small Wells County city for more than 20 years. But there will be a change in administration in 2020.

Since 1995, Bluffton Mayor Ted Ellis has served as mayor of the city of just under 10,000 residents. Since that first election, no one has sought to unseat him.

And he has enjoyed the work.

Community Fair Aims To Curb Infant Mortality Rates

Aug 6, 2018
Araceli Gomez-Aldana

CareSource is a nonprofit health plan whose mission is to help mothers stay healthy. They hope to curb Indiana’s high rates of infant and maternal mortality by organizing Mom and Baby Community Fairs. The fair was held in Fort Wayne in early August, one of five they are hosting statewide.