Tuesday, July 22, 2014

 MedFlight was called to the scene of a crash involving a car and a motorcycle Tuesday afternoon, July 22.

The man wasn’t wearing a helmet and was operating a motorcycle without a motorcycle endorsement.

Posted 2 hours ago
 Tim Dawson, head football coach at Concord High School, addresses the Indiana North squad after the Grange Insurance All-Star game Friday, July 18, 2014, in Indianapolis.

Timothy J. Dawson Jr., died in May after a struggle with illness and addictions. Now his father, Concord football coach Tim Dawson, is learning that he can’t fix everything.

Posted 1 hour ago
 Cars drive by a noise ordinance sign Wednesday on Bristol Street in Elkhart. Starting Sept. 1, 2014, repeat violators of the county noise ordinance will pay increased fines for multiple offenses.

Starting Sept. 1, repeat violators can expect to shell out more in fines.

Posted at 1:46 p.m.
 In this archive photo, Krystal Anderson of Heart City Health Center, center, talks with Menessah Nelson, also of Heart City, while helping Kim Berkel of Elkhart navigate the Obamacare online exchange. The Heart City employees and others offered exchange assistance to the public on Feb. 24, 2014, at an informational session at Harrison College in Elkhart.
Posted 58 minutes ago

Two courts offered contradictory rulings on whether enrollees may tap federal subsidies to help cover health insurance costs.

 Patricia Wyant announced Saturday, July 19, that she plans to run for the Mayor of Nappanee. The new term starts in 2016.
Posted 1 hour ago

Patricia Wyant is running to replace Larry Thompson in 2016. 

Posted 2 hours ago

Want to compete on the show for a chance to win up to $1 million? Here’s what you need to know.

 Competitors await the start of the chicken contests at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair in Goshen, Ind., on Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

Elkhart County 4-Her Mallory Fletcher was named No. 1 chicken impersonator at a Tuesday competition.

 The students pictured were collecting toys for hurricane victims.
Posted at 1:57 p.m.

Debbie Micola, co-founder of the local charity Santa’s Pantry, sees people performing selfless acts all around her. Through the organization’s new community blog, she’s working to tell their stories.

 Virginia Davis and Virginia Pallert of Franklin, Ind. named ice cream and the dairy show among favorite activities at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Monday, July 21, 2014.
Posted at 1:41 p.m.

The Elkhart Truth asked fairgoers what brings them out for fun, even on a hot day. Here’s what they had to say.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Posted at 1:37 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Dan Coats talked about security concerns at our nation's southern border and the ongoing plane crash crisis in the Ukraine.

 Elkhart County commissioners Mike Yoder (from left), Terry Rodino and Frank Lucchese talk to local leaders and fire officials at a meeting June 29 about extending the county’s burn ban and banning fireworks.
Posted at 1:26 p.m.

And we answer five other questions about the increased income tax Elkhart County authorities are considering to make up for losses from declining property tax collections.

 Racers compete in an ATV Motocross series stop.
Posted at 11:48 a.m.

National championship season nearing conclusion with Chad Wienen holding solid lead.

 President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House Monday, July 21, 2014, in Washington. A federal appeals court delivered a serious setback to Obama’s health care law Tuesday, potentially derailing billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income people who bought policies.
Posted at 11:39 a.m.

Appeals court decision threatens health law subsidies in 36 states served by federal exchange.

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