I look at the pictures or short videos of women (usually) and children sitting and staring in a refugee camp in some African or Middle Eastern country. Maybe I begin to feel just a hair of what they must feel like. They must think: Another day. Another day to somehow feed the family. Another…
SHIPSHEWANA — With a nearly $1 million state grant coming, Shipshewana leaders hope to have work begin as soon as possible on extending the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail into town.
GOSHEN — Encouraged by Elkhart County’s declining COVID-19 positivity rate, Goshen Community Schools officials Thursday announced the school corporation will be moving to 100% in-person classes for the district’s secondary students beginning March 15.
GOSHEN — Concord school board members have added their voices to calls for Indiana to consider teachers a priority for receiving COVID-19 vaccines on the level of doctors and first responders. The move comes as the White House plans to fast-track vaccines to educators through a federal program.
GOSHEN — Goshen City Council members Tuesday approved a contract for more than $77,000 with Elkhart County government for animal control services for 2021.
NAPPANEE — A more official agreement between the city and Wa-Nee Schools for the use and future development of the soccer fields at Wellfield Park was approved by the Nappanee City Council Monday evening.
NAPPANEE — Clients needing services in the Wa-Nee area have a newly renovated, spacious place to visit as Family Christian Development Center — also known as The Center — moved into its new location at 107 E. Marion St.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health will hold mass COVID-19 mass vaccination events at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, University of Notre Dame and Ivy Tech Community College and has also dropped the eligibility age to 55.
GOSHEN — The Elkhart County commissioners have closed out a deal to sell property where the Concord Community Schools system is building a large new transportation center in Dunlap.
GOSHEN — A Goshen police officer facing two felony charges connected to a domestic abuse incident nearly four months ago has been placed on administrative leave without pay.
Nestled between piles of wood, local woodturner Patrick Dillon can be found creating stunning bowls, rolling pins and tables in his basement wood shop.
NAPPANEE — So often, it’s been said that in the blink of an eye, a moment can happen that transforms your small corner of the world in immeasurable ways.
Back behind my house there is a small sand hill. A fox dug a burrow in it several seasons ago and took up residence. I have never seen the fox myself, yet, though other members of my family have. However, we see evidence — paw prints, scat, bones.
SYRACUSE — A rural Syracuse man was killed in a hit-and-run crash three miles north of Syracuse Friday, according to a report from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.
INDIANAPOLIS — Beginning April 24, everyone in northern Indiana’s 219 and 574 telephone area codes will be encouraged to start using 10 digits, rather than seven, to make local phone calls.
GOSHEN — Goshen’s Christine Guth has spent most of the past year being “very cautious” about staying home and isolating. Because of that, she has kept busy sewing thousands of masks and knitting baby blankets to donate.
BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Parks will tap into one of Indiana’s sweetest traditions March 6 from 9:30–10:30 a.m. at a Maple Syrup Workshop. This workshop will take place at the Baldwin One-room Schoolhouse in Bonneyville Mill County Park.
GOSHEN — One of the attorneys prosecuting an Elkhart woman for murder voiced frustration about communications with defense counsel on a mental health report.
GOSHEN — Goshen school board members formalized a plea to Indiana’s governor Wednesday seeking prioritization of teachers when it comes to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine eligibility pool.
GOSHEN — A local family is turning its anniversary date of dark news into a day to lighten the burden for others and spread joy.
GOSHEN — Goshen teachers were seeing red Wednesday. They converged on the Goshen Community Schools Administration Center for a rally denouncing what they feel is an onslaught of anti-public education legislation currently working its way through the Indiana General Assembly.
GOSHEN — A Goshen police officer allegedly pointed a gun at a person and then put it in his mouth while drunk during a domestic abuse incident nearly four months ago.
GOSHEN — A planned rebranding of the Maple City Chapel on the city’s south side will get to include a large illuminated wall sign following action by the Goshen Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday afternoon.
NAPPANEE — The Nappanee Emergency Services building will be more secure after action taken by the Nappanee Board of Works Monday afternoon.
GOSHEN — A Goshen police officer has been charged with two level 6 felony counts involving a domestic battery incident.
GOSHEN — In a short meeting Monday, Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety members moved forward with the purchase of a new tri-axle dump truck for the city.
GOSHEN — The weather is starting to turn toward spring and with that comes the melting of the ice that has covered local bodies of water.
NAPPANEE — The two teens competing together in a Soap Box Derby probably never imagined their work would someday be nationally recognized, but that’s the story of Richard “Dick” Pletcher and his architect friend Robert Holdeman.
Local NAACP leaders turned their focus toward work to control the spread of COVID-19 during this year’s Martin Luther King/Black History Month celebration.
GOSHEN — Indiana Rep. Joanna King called voting for new school legislation, which would open school vouchers up to more people and set up education savings accounts for eligible students, was one of the hardest she’s made as a state lawmaker.
GOSHEN — A couple alleges negligence by Bashor Children’s Home resulted in their son running away, enduring an alleged sexual assault and disappearing for more than a day last summer.
This Week's Circulars
NEW PARIS [mdash] Delvin "Del" R. Slaubaugh, 77, visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Clinton Frame Church, 63846 C.R. 35, Goshen. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday also at the church. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
LAGRANGE [mdash] Albert H. Schwartz, 83, visitation is scheduled after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at the family's residence, 2025 W. 450 S. LaGrange. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday also at the family's residence. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
- Wawasee athletic director will return to work after conduct probe results in no charges
- Shipshewana gets nearly $1 million for Pumpkinvine extension
- POLICE NEWS: Woman charged in child seduction case
- Smokin’ Fatty’s offering BBQ with flair in Elkhart
- Wawasee's Alexander ready for Marines following prep wrestling career
- POLICE NEWS: After punching out a window, man arrested on child battery, neglect charges
- POLICE NEWS: Rape charges filed against three men
- POLICE NEWS: Man injured in attack
- POLICE NEWS: Several arrests reported from weekend
- Rural Syracuse man killed in hit-and-run