Fort Wayne officials tour model for GE redevelopment

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A contingent of officials traveled to Durham, North Carolina, on Thursday to tour the American Tobacco campus, which will serve as a model for the $300 million redevelopment of Fort Wayne’s General Electric campus.

6 juvenile probation officers sworn in

The new probation officers were sworn in by Allen County Judge Daniel Heath, who called them an integral part of local law enforcement and juvenile justice.

Zoo preps to unveil new male lion, Tasmanian devils

Also new at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo in 2017 are a new male Sitatunga, a critically endangered radiated tortoise and new several new exhibits. The zoo opens for its 52nd season Saturday.

Eagle Marsh burns 90 acres of grassland

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The burn was necessary because grasslands are dependent on a disturbance like grazing or fire to remain open and maintain, otherwise they grow to become a forest.