Lincoln artifacts to be brought from the basement of the ACPL for a more public display

Since 2009, tens of thousands of Abraham Lincoln artifacts have been in the basement of the Allen County Public Library. It’s open to the public, but not many are aware of that. The ACPL, along with the Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, and thanks to a big donation from the late Ian Rolland’s family, will bring those artifacts up to the library’s main floor and create The Rolland Center for the Study of Abraham Lincoln.

Mitch Daniels talks political discourse in Fort Wayne

Former Indiana Governor and current Purdue President Mitch Daniels was on hand for and announcement for a new Abraham Lincoln center in Fort Wayne. He was the featured speaker at the annual Rolland Lecture Series.

It’s “full steam ahead” for riverfront development

The staffs at Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, Hagerman Construction and other groups are hard at work on the development of the St. Marys riverbank. Several steps will be taken in the days, weeks and months ahead.

World Baseball Academy unveils new diamonds

What was once a vision has now become a reality for the World Baseball Academy as the WBA held a “Fields of Dreams Dedication Celebration” Tuesday evening to celebrate phase one of its More Than A Game project.

Forbes ranks richest Americans

Forbes’ list is once again topped by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates with a net worth of $89 billion, followed by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.

Judge orders Indiana bombing suspect jailed until trial

A complaint alleges that Eric Krieg mailed a package at the East Chicago post office that exploded Sept. 6, injuring a postal worker, and that he mailed a suspicious package to another individual on Sept. 29.

Files reveal details of US support for Indonesian massacre

Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.