How are vaccinations going in Elkhart County? Dr. Bethany Wait gives us an update, plus she talks about infection rates. We are joined this week as well by Hassen Hakim, the pharmacist and owner of Seifert Drug in Elkhart and Wakarusa, who has been taking teams to factories and companies to …
Eric Kurtz, executive director of MCC Great Lakes, Goshen, talks with host Sheila Selman about the refugee relief work MCC is doing across the world, their work at the Mexican-U.S. border and the announcement that the Mennonite Relief Sale is a go for this year, Sept. 24-25. For those intere…
State Sen. Blake Doriot joins host Sheila Selman to talk about the 2021 legislative session, including his take on bills involving emergency powers of the governor and local health officers. Contact information for Sen. Doriot: email, S12@iga.in.gov; phone, 317-232-9808. Note: The pregnancy …
Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait speaks with host Sheila Selman about the launch of a vaccination campaign in Elkhart County.
Elkhart County Historical Museum Curator of Education Patrick McGuire explores the life of Elkhart native Violet Schmidt Weitzman. Weitzman was nationally famous as a child for waving at the Twentieth Century Limited train as it passed by her backyard. Her second round of national attention …
The pandemic cut many people off from normal personal interactions, so two local women decided to start a book business to make women feel connected to each other. Maija Walter Stutsman and Aleah Dechant operate Shelfrighteous Book Box, a quarterly book subscription service that also include…
Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait talks with host Sheila Selman about the current third wave of COVID-19 that is hitting Elkhart County, increasing hospitalization numbers and landing the county in level orange on the state metrics map.
Host Sheila Selman speaks with Andrew Hershberger about a survey being conducted by Triple P — Positive Parenting Program, assessing the needs of families and caregivers. Hershberger is director of marketing and communications for Horizon Educational Alliance. To take the survey, go online t…
Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait talks with host Sheila Selman about Gov. Eric Holcomb's decision to lift COVID restrictions and leaving restrictions to counties; how she is weighing what to do in Elkhart County; and how necessary vaccines are in order to get back to a semblanc…
Host Patrick McGuire, curator of education for the Elkhart County Historical Museum, talks about the colorful and somewhat notorious life of Emma Barrett Molloy, Elkhart County's first female newspaper editor.
Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait talks with host Sheila Selman about the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine for COVID-19 and the impact it will have on getting life more back to normal. She also talks about the federal program to get teachers vaccinated.
Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait gives an update on COVID-19 vaccinations, explains her discomfort at a county commissioners meeting and what the near future could hold.
Elkhart County Curator of Education Patrick McGuire is joined by the museum's Curator of Collections, Michelle Nash, for a talk about her job and how collections come about.
Elkhart County's new health officer, Dr. Bethany Wait, talks with host Sheila Selman about the COVID-19 vaccination plan for the county, what she would like to address in 2021 including fighting an increase in syphilis, and she talks about her own battle with COVID-19.
Goshen Schools Superintendent Steve Hope and host Sheila Selman talk about how COVID has impacted students, plus the plans immediately following winter break and the hope a vaccine now provides.
Destiny Rescue is a worldwide organization that works with governments in rescuing children from the sex trafficking industry around the world. Spokesperson Chris Russell happens to live in Goshen. He stopped by the studio to talk with host Sheila Selman about the organization, how they resc…
Longtime educator Carl Rust has a new book, "Get Out of the Way and Let Kids Learn: How We Can Transform Schools and Reintroduce Natural Learning." He talks with host Sheila Selman about creating creative and critical thinkers, kids who can solve problems and be self-directed, but not throug…
History evolves as diverse experiences and viewpoints are added, which is why research is important. Elkhart County Historical Museum Curator of Education Patrick McGuire explains the controversy around Christopher Columbus, statues and more in this week's podcast.
Host Sheila Selman is joined by Goshen School Board District 4 candidates, Keith Goodman and Allan Kauffman.
This Week's Circulars
NAPPANEE [mdash] Daniel F. Chupp, 89 of Nappanee, Indiana, died at 9:46 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021 at Goshen General Hospital. Cremation will take place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
- Goshen man, child die in early Sunday morning wreck
- Three local women to compete for Miss Indiana title
- POLICE NEWS: Man arrested while child hospitalized after beating
- POLICE NEWS: Goshen police make several arrests
- Silver Alert issued for Elkhart girl
- PREP ATHLETICS: Engle hired as new Fairfield athletic director
- Man ordered to life in prison for role in woman's torture and murder
- Large industrial campus planned for city’s south side
- POLICE NEWS: Crash injures two near Wakarusa
- Goshen's clerk-treasurer resigning