Rebecca Green

News Director

Rebecca manages the news at WBOI. She joined the staff in December 2017, and brought with her nearly two decades of experience in print journalism, including 15 years as an award-winning reporter for the Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne.

A South Bend native, she is a graduate of Taylor University and resident of northeast Indiana since the late 1990's. Rebecca has covered everything from homicides to hurricanes, and the small stories in between that make up the fabric of a community. She is passionate about the importance of local news in guarding a strong democracy, and tries to instill that belief in her students as an adjunct instructor of journalism at Huntington University. 

In her spare time, Rebecca trains and handles a human remains detection dog, Helo, as a volunteer with Indiana Search and Response Team, a search and rescue organization. 

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Nine new COVID-19 deaths were reported in northeast Indiana on Tuesday, including four in Allen County, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

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The majority of positive COVID-19 cases in Hoosier schools is among the population eligible for vaccination, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

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Four new deaths due to COVID-19 were reported Friday in northeast Indiana, and 558 new cases identified.

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  COVID-19 rates continue to climb in northeast Indiana counties, particularly in places with lower vaccination rates.

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Northeast Indiana has less than 10 percent of its ICU capacity left as of Wednesday due to the continued spread of COVID-19 in the region.

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Area health commissioners and health departments urged area residents to seek out a vaccine and mask up regardless of status as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the area.

 

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Allen County Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter is recommending masks for all school-age children regardless of vaccination status amid the rise of COVID-19 in the community.

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After nearly nine years at the Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WBOI General Manager and President Peter Dominowski will be leaving the station at the end of the year.

 

Dominowski began his tenure at WBOI in 2013, and over the past seven years increased the station’s financial stability and listenership, according to a release from WBOI board chair Lynne Gilmore.

 

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Kosciusko County’s COVID-19 testing site at the Bowen Center is expanding its hours, again, as demand for the tests continues to climb along with rising COVID numbers.

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Purdue University Fort Wayne extended its temporary policy requiring masks in buildings until at least Sept. 3. School officials cited “no discernible improvement in COVID-19 numbers across the area and nationwide.”

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