Chris Ott honored for service at DJ Construction
GOSHEN — Spurred by surging COVID-19 numbers, the Elkhart County Health Department has released a Best Prevention Practices guide aimed at helping curb the county’s increase in positive virus cases and prevent state restrictions being placed on the county.
A motorcyclist was left with life-threatening injuries after he was thrown from his bike and landed in a field at 8:47 p.m. Thursday.
For months, as families could no longer keep a watchful eye on loved ones in nursing homes, they had to depend on the state public health agency to ensure that the facilities provided proper protection to the frail, elderly patients in their care. But the agency had fallen behind in inspections even before the pandemic hit.
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- BMV Extends Hours for Election Day
- Merry Lea to host hike
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's and Democratic rival Joe Biden's campaigns are assembling armies of powerful lawyers for the possibility that the race for the White House is decided not at the ballot box but in court.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 1 million Indiana voters requested early ballots this fall amid worries about the coronavirus, a record number but still lower than officials initially projected.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlight…
NAPPANEE — Sophomore running back Ethan Evers took the handoff and raced toward the right sideline. With defenders closing in, the 6-foot, 187-pounder cut back, split a trio of defenders in the middle of the field and bounced his run back outside again, racing 63 yards to the end zone.
BENTON — Fairfield flexed its collective Flexbone muscles on the way to a Class 2A sectional-opening football win.
MIDDLEBURY — On a third-and-12 from the Northridge 25-yard line late in the fourth quarter, the Raider defense appeared to make a big stop. Leo quarterback Jackson Barbour threw an incomplete pass over the head of his intended receiver, setting up fourth down.
MISHAWAKA — The Lakeland football team saw its season end again Friday night at the hands of a strong Marian squad.
SOUTH BEND — In the original 2020 Notre Dame football schedule, the team’s first road game was going to be Aug. 29 in Dublin, Ireland, against Navy. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, that game was moved from Ireland to Annapolis, Maryland, and scheduled for Sept. 5.
A 90-unit apartment complex is planned for Indiana Avenue in Goshen while another 40-unit upscale apartment complex has been approved for Third Street. In addition, 19 boutique apartments are being constructed in the Hawks Building. Do you believe the new apartments will solve the housing shortage in the city or are single-family subdivisions needed?
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Elkhart County Republican Chairman Dan Holtz and Democratic Chairman Chad Crabtree join us this week for a talk about the General Election, their roles and a call for people to stop stealing campaign signs.
Nekeisha Alayna Alexis, the intercultural competence and undoing racism coordinator at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, talks with host Sheila Selman about facing and understanding racism and how healing can begin.
Dan Shenk and Lee Roy Berry Jr. talk with podcast host Patrick McGuire, Elkhart County Historical Museum curator of education, about Goshen's history as a sundown town and the resolution Goshen city officials passed recognizing that. The two men were instrumental in collecting historical evidence and initiating the resolution.
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Austin Hough and guest host WHME-TV's Chuck Freeby talk local prep football, state golf, sectional soccer and Notre Dame. Also, who is Chuck's favorite team of all time? Find out in this week's episode!
On this week's episode, Austin Hough is joined by correspondent Steve Krah to talk about week six of the high school football season (00:58) and the girls golf regional from the weekend (20:55). Austin then has interviews with Lakeland's Madison Keil (25:27), NorthWood coach Adam Yoder (29:1…
The Goshen News Sports team of Greg Keim and Austin Hough talk about week five of prep football, along with a roundup of girls golf sectionals. Plus, Austin accurately predicts Notre Dame info changing after recording the podcast, as their discussion about the Irish became moot when their ga…
This Week's Circulars
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Elizabeth L. Yoder, 76, of Shipshewana, died at 1:02 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at her residence. She was born Oct. 23, 1943, in LaGrange County to Levi and Amelia (Yoder) Raber. On Nov. 28, 1963, in LaGrange County, she married Samuel W. Yoder. He died Dec. 6, 2018. Survivi…
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Elizabeth Yoder, 76, of Shipshewana, died Thursday. Visitation after 2 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday at the family residence, 4405 N. 850 West, Shipshewana. Funeral service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
- Former students, coaches recall John Dechant as a caring, motivated teacher and coach
- Bristol man's death a homicide
- Health officer still awaiting CDC's COVID report as questions arise
- Michigan shooting suspect arrested after crash in Goshen
- POLICE NEWS: SWAT response to Starbucks was false alarm
- POLICE NEWS: Weekend house fire under investigation
- County health department releases new COVID-19 Best Prevention Practices guide
- Three Concord schools go to virtual-only learning until Nov. 2
- POLICE NEWS: Driver's death investigated following crash
- Nappanee council quizzed by former city officials