Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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 Anastacia Cortes Reyes

Anastacia Cortes Reyes was last seen at the Kroger on West Hively Avenue on Aug. 26, 2014, according to Elkhart police.


Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 3:39 p.m.
 Drivers wait their turn to pass through the toll booth Monday, Sept. 22 near Cassopolis Street in Elkhart.

The private-sector operator of the highway racked up about $6 billion in debt, blaming the poor economy.


Posted on Sept. 22, 2014 at 6:25 p.m.
 Kevin Graber watches the sausages made by Mishler's Meat packing company as they cook during the 2011 Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale at the Elkhart Co. 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday morning. Graber has participated in the Relief Sale for 25 years. (Elkhart Truth Photo By  Delayna Earley)

Some people go for the quilts and some people go for the food. The money raised from the event goes to Mennonite Central Committees world relief efforts.


Posted at 7:51 a.m.
Posted 25 minutes ago

Goshen residents who live in the area where fire hydrants are being flushed are asked to not do laundry on those days because of the rust that will be removed from the water mains.

Posted 55 minutes ago

Until all Christians – conservative and otherwise – can engage in respectful dialogue and pursue mutual understanding of one another’s beliefs regarding homosexuality, we’ll remain mired in rancor and division. And the world is watching.

 The chimney of Dante, Mark GoertzenÕs wood fired kiln glows Friday Sept. 19, 2014 during a firing. Temperatures inside the kiln are kept at over 2,000 degrees during the firing. Goertzen and other local potters are getting ready for the 3rd annual Michiana Pottery Tour.
Posted 1 hour ago

Artists will showcase pieces of all sizes and shapes during the Michiana Pottery Tour this weekend.

 A canopy of fall colored leaves stretches across a road on the Truth Color Tour north of Bristol.
Posted at 9:14 a.m.

Love fall foliage? Then you’ll want to spend a day following The Elkhart Truth’s Color Tour. This year’s route takes you through beautiful southwest Michigan, where you can see hundreds of trees in all of their autumn glory

Posted at 8:23 a.m.

Failing septic systems across Southwest and Foraker are contaminating nearby bodies of water. The fix is expected to cost roughly $1 million.

Posted at 8:03 a.m.

A man was found dead in a South Bend barn after a fire early Monday morning, but investigators are still working to determine his identity.

 This set of pottery made by Eric Strader will be part of The Local's Craft to Table meal Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. A four-piece set of locally made pottery is included in the $100 ticket price for the meal.
Posted at 7:57 a.m.

Looking for something to do in Goshen? There’s plenty to choose from, including a Craft to Table meal and the annual Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale.

 Nichols
Posted at 7:43 a.m.

Ginny Nichols spent her life caring for other people, including her fellow Elkhart County 4-H Fair board members and the senior queens.

 Derek Michael Bruner was arrested in connection with a bank robbery in North Webster.
Posted at 7:08 a.m.

Derek Michael Bruner, 24, is the second person arrested in connection with a North Webster bank robbery that happened earlier this month. 

 Drivers wait their turn to pass through the toll booth Monday, Sept. 22 near Cassopolis Street in Elkhart.
Posted at 5:57 a.m.

The jobless rate for Elkhart County dropped 0.2 percent since July and is lower than some neighboring counties. Read more about that and four other stories to know.

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 Chicago Bears defensive back Ahmad Dixon (36) celebrates his fumble recovery against the New York Jets in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Posted at 12:41 a.m.
 Chicago Bears defensive back Ahmad Dixon (36) celebrates his fumble recovery against the New York Jets in the first quarter of an NFL football game, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Updated on Sept. 22, 2014 at 9:16 p.m.
 Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) leads the wide receivers in drills without teammate Brandon Marshall Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Lake Forest, Ill. Marshall figures to address Commissioner Roger Goodell and domestic violence after having his past transgressions dragged into the spotlight this week. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Updated on Sept. 22, 2014 at 7:18 p.m.
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