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On Monday, the Wabash County United Fund (WCUF) announced the award of $71,500 to five local nonprofit organizations to help address issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, said executive director Steve Johnson.

The monthly meeting of the Frances Slocum Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) took place on Tuesday, April 13 at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Activity Room, according to regent Barbara Amiss.

Volunteers are invited to gain hands-on Weed Wrangle experience beginning at 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 1 at the Blue Heron Trailhead located in Mississinewa’s Miami State Recreation Area, 4673 S. 625 East, Peru, according to interpretive naturalist Teresa Rody.

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At locations across the country, the annual tradition of the National Day of Prayer (NDOP) will continue Thursday, May 6.

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On Wednesday, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced the pending closure of Indiana 114 for railroad crossing work, according to public relations manager Hunter Petroviak.

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Even before the pandemic, food insecurity was a long-standing issue in Wabash County and the region. But, that problem was exacerbated demonstratively by COVID-19.

National Volunteer Week will begin at 9 a.m. Monday, April 19 at Salamonie Lake's Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, 3691 New Holland Road, Andrews, with a variety of volunteer work-related activities, according to interpretive naturalist Lynnanne Dennison-Fager.

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The Indiana Public Health Association (IPHA) is pushing back against Senate Bill 5, which the organization said in a news release “is a direct response to actions taken by local health departments during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 286 in Wabash is hosting a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 16 at 3678 W. Old 24, according to Dan Ford.

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During the current Senate recess, senators have been making their way back to their home states, and Wabash was the site of two separate visits during the past week.

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The town of North Manchester hasn’t been approved for Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG) funds, but they are making plans now in case they are.

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The Senate is currently out of session for a state work period until Friday, and Sen. Todd Young, R-Indiana, took some time out of his schedule to meet with local business leaders Monday at the Grow Wabash County office.

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It's been a week since the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) began allowing all Hoosiers age 16 and over to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and the race to get as many shots into as many arms as possible is on.

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Early this week, the state's mask mandate and was changed to a mask advisory, and local leaders have taken differing positions on whether or not they would continue their requirements in response.

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Many Marion Philharmonic Orchestra supporters, as well as, Grant County community members enjoyed the two outdoor ensemble concerts last fall: The strings concert at Upland’s Depot Park and the marimba concert, also at the Depot Park, according to board vice president LaRea Slater.

Eager to enjoy the warmer weather and bright sunshine, students are invited to participate in the annual Spring Break Bash event provided by Honeywell Arts & Entertainment, according to public relations and marketing director Morgan Ellis.

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For the second time in a month, local leaders and Pathfinder Services officially opened a new facility in Wabash.

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Visitors to the city's website will notice a brand new look, which local leaders hope will increase access to services online.

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After several weeks of being at the lowest COVID-19 advisory level by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), that came to an end Wednesday when Wabash County was moved back up to yellow, the second-lowest level.

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Many events had to be reimagined over the last year due to COVID-19, and the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) vocal and piano solo and ensemble contest was no exception.

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COVID-19 was responsible for many annual events local organizations had counted on to be canceled. The 2020 edition of the Wabash Kiwanis Club's Pancake Day was no exception.

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After more than two decades, Wabash Police Department (WPD) Sgt. Nick Brubaker has officially retired.

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The North Manchester Historical Society (NMHS) hosted their upcoming monthly program on Monday, March 8 virtually, and is now available for viewing online, according to director Laura Rager.

Wabash County Frances Slocum Chapter of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13 at the Grandstaff-Hentgen Activity Room, 1241 Manchester Ave., according to regent Barbara Amiss.

Grow Wabash County has announced the annual State of Our Communities event from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Thursday, April 1 at Eagles Theatre, 106 W. Market St., “as our entire community looks back on the ups and downs of 2020 and the goals put in place for 2021,” according to a press release.