Courtesy/Dia Fort Wayne

Dia Fort Wayne is a spirited Dia de los Muertos celebration, held in downtown Fort Wayne, at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center.


After a short delay for the Fall Fund Drive, this week on WBOI Presents we feature our September News Roundup. We'll expand on some of the stories that aired on 89.1 WBOI during the month of September, and we will hear the very latest from WBOI's Zach Bernard and our friends from Indiana Public Broadcasting and Side Effects Public Media.

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A proposal ahead of the Purdue Board of Trustees that would have changed the language on diplomas of future Purdue University Fort Wayne graduates has been shelved for now.

Bluegrass Family Band Ready To Rattle The Barn

Oct 10, 2018
Courtesy/St. John Family Band

The St. John Family Band is devoted to bluegrass music, as is their 2nd annual Rattle the Barn Concert which takes place this Saurday evening, in Roanoke.

Also on the playbill are Fort Wayne's Rosalind & the Way, and The Legendary Trainhoppers, as well as Lateral Blue, coming up to join the show from Nashville.

Brandon Smith / IPB News

 A Republican caucus selected Allen County Councilman Justin Busch Tuesday night to finish out the term of state Senator President Pro Tem David Long.


Long served in the Indiana senate for 22 years, including a dozen as its leader. In February, he announced his retirement. Long is now a partner at the powerful Indianapolis-based law firm Ice Miller.