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COM 2700 Public Relations Principles: Local Information

Understanding your Community

U.S. Census Data is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. 

Local Health Organizations

Social Services and Education

City Data

Local Information

Local News Sources

ABC57 (South Bend)

Ink Free News

The Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne)

Warsaw Times Union

WANE (Fort Wayne)

WNDU (South Bend)

WPTA  (Fort Wayne)

WSBT (South Bend)

Local Public Enterprises

Kosciusko County  (Government)

Warsaw Community Public Library

Warsaw Community Schools

Warsaw, Indiana Government

Winona Lake, Indiana


Governments hold regular meetings open meetings.  You can often locate minutes at their websites.

Local Business Resources

State Resources

Community Leadership Training/Support

Newspaper Articles

Historical Information

Wayback Machine

WayBack Machine Screen Shot

How has the website of your organization changed through the years? Check out the Internet Archives' Wayback Machine for screenshots of websites through the years.

Google News

Google News logo

Google Web Search

Google News alerts

Setting up Google News Alerts

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the search terms you want the Google Alert to track, separated by commas.  Use quotation marks ( "  ") around phrases. 
  3. Choose how often you’d like to receive your Google Alerts.
  4. Under SOURCES choose "News".
  5.  Choose how many results you want to get. You can receive “only the best results” or “everything.”
  6. Enter the Gmail where you want to have your Google News Alerts delivered.  You can also set up an RSS feed.
  7. Click "Create Alert" button.
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Morgan Library - Learning Center
Grace College & Seminary
1 Lancer Way
Winona Lake, IN 46590
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