GOSHEN — Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety members Monday gave their nod of approval to plans for the development of a large industrial campus near the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds on the city’s south side.

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GOSHEN — Goshen City Clerk-Treasurer Adam Scharf announced Friday that he is resigning his post as of this coming Friday.

An Elkhart County Sheriff deputy works the scene of a vehicle that was shot Saturday near the intersection of C.R. 45 and C.R. 13 in Dunlap. At last report the incident remains under investigation.

Two people were injured in this three-vehicle accident which took place at approximately 3:03 p.m. Saturday, according to an Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office news release. The accident took place at the intersection of C.R. 42 and Ind. 19. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for n…

STATEHOUSE – Local students preparing to become teachers are among this year’s recipients of the state’s Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to Elkhart County state representatives.

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GOSHEN — It appears Elkhart County is currently doing better than most of its neighbors — if only just — when it comes to the eligible population of county residents now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Five generations of the Lechlitner family gathered recently in Elkhart. Seated is Betty Lechlitner, great-great grandmother. On the right is Denise Lechlitner-Lehman, grandmother, from Goshen. At center is Don Lechlitner great-grandfather, of Middlebury, and at left is Kayla Steury, mother, …

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FORT WAYNE — Bishop Kevin Rhoades, bishop of the Fort Wayne-South Bend diocese, ordained seven men to the priesthood Saturday — the largest ordination class in one year since the 1960s, according to Rhoades.

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GOSHEN — Cirque Italia has returned to Goshen with a 1950’s themed show.

Local briefs include:

  • 'Move for the moment' this weekend in Goshen
  • Goshen Historical Museum set to reopen
  • Elkhart Park & Recreation Board to host virtual meeting Tuesday

While enjoying some time outdoors this weekend, I noticed small white cottony balls of fluff randomly drifting across the backyard.

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ZIONSVILLE — Beginning Wednesday, three local women will compete for the title of Miss Indiana, with the winner being selected Saturday. A Miss Indiana Outstanding Teen will also be picked.

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GOSHEN — Plans for the development of a large industrial campus on a southside property once targeted for development by Lippert Components took an initial step forward Tuesday during a meeting of the Goshen Redevelopment Commission.

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As Hoosiers work to return to some sense of normalcy following the harrowing ordeal that was 2020, popular tourist destinations are expressing cautious optimism for the coming summer season.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Redevelopment Commission members voted Tuesday to approve a contract with Heron Environmental LLC to conduct a vapor intrusion assessment at a former Main Street auto repair shop currently being considered for purchase by the commission.

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GOSHEN — Two 50-foot flagpoles that will sit on the west side of the Elkhart County Courthouse in the near future were funded Monday, following action by the Elkhart County Commissioners to appropriate $20,000 from the general fund to pay for the installation.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety members approved three temporary road closures during their meeting Monday afternoon.

FORT WAYNE — NorthWood High School’s principal is now the second associate superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South bend.

This warmer weather always brings back memories of the summer that I turned sixteen and the very first job I had.

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Sunny weather graced four area high school graduation ceremonies on Sunday.

Goshen students complete virtual degree program


SOUTH BEND — State education officials want a northern Indiana school district to repay more than $620,000 after an audit found it claimed money for dozens of students who never logged into an alternative school’s online classes.


Walking into school after months of online learning, it was weird identifying a classmate by only their eyes, with half of their face covered by a surgical mask.

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