You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.


  • Fort Wayne VA resumes intensive care
    The Fort Wayne VA Medical Center has reopened its intensive care unit, the last phase of restoring inpatient services that were halted two years ago because of lapses in
  • Blind pilot able to fly again
      The front wheels of the Cirrus SR20 lifted off the ground at 2:20 p.m. Friday, and it took just a few seconds for the plane to complete it's steady rise above the red, gold and green tree line on the horizon.
  • GE sign's fate still up in the air
    So far, GE hasn't brought anything good to light. But Fort Wayne preservationists haven't given up on the idea that the familiar General Electric sign – and the building it sits atop –
Wanna be a zookeeper?

Children learn about zookeepers at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Zookeeper program connects children, animals

Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette
Xavier Hofacker, 2, left, and his brother Matthew, 4, connect with orangutan Tengku on Tuesday at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. The zoo invited children to enjoy the “I Wanna Be A Zoo Keeper” program with special activities teaching them about the daily duties of zookeepers.