COVID-19 UPDATES

AUBURN — As school systems in neighboring counties battle an influx of illness and new COVID-19 infections, school systems in DeKalb County continue to hold their own.

INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 has been hitting schools much harder than a year ago and the cracks have started to show as local districts have had to cancel in-person classes due to large outages of students and staff.

INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 vaccinations across the state and local dropped this week, even as statewide activity hit all-time highs as the omicron variant rages across Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 vaccinations across the state and local dropped this week, even as statewide activity hit all-time highs as the omicron variant rages across Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 vaccinations across the state and local dropped this week, even as statewide activity hit all-time highs as the omicron variant rages across Indiana.

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A man makes his way across Hamilton Lake during an early fishing outing Thursday. This scene is from Muskrat Bay, looking toward Shag Island.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education on Thursday released data on school enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year that showed modest increases in three school districts serving Steuben County and one that was virtually unchanged.

ANGOLA — The Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County has been switching things up for the new year, including a new day of the week for its monthly 50/50 raffle drawing at Club Paradise, 3861 N. Bay View Road.

ALBION — A man with a lengthy history of narcotics-related convictions was arrested Tuesday evening after a Noble County Sheriff’s Department K-9 alerted to the presence of illegal drugs in his vehicle at a traffic stop.

AUBURN — A second person has been arrested and is facing multiple charges of child abuse in a case involving alleged neglect, exploitation and conspiracy to molest infant twins.

ANGOLA — The Metropolitan School District of Steuben County has transitioned to e-learning at all its schools for today’s and Friday’s classes, three days after administration warned families and staff of a potential switch due to a variety of illness.

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Meet Moon Pie, the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County Pet of the Week. Moon Pie came to the shelter on drugs and afraid. Despite having been let down by people, he has learned to love them again. He has not, however, found a fondness for cats or other dogs. Moon Pie needs to leave th…

The Community Foundation of Noble County recently awarded a grant of $15,000 to the Albion Lions Club to assist with the Albion Skate Park at Hidden Diamond Park in Albion, to hopefully draw attention away from unsafe places. It will be a permanent, low-maintenance facility. Presenting the g…

The wind seems to cut through to your bones as we go outside. I remember once thinking, why do I live somewhere the air hurts your face or lungs? Maybe you have even seen a meme or a picture with those thoughts, “Why do we live somewhere that hurts our face? Hello, Florida!”

Meet Hope, the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County Pet of the Week. Hope has been at the shelter for almost five months. A kind neighbor brought her there when her family moved and left her behind. Hope is a sweet and loving cat. Because her front paws are declawed, she would make a w…