Monday, July 28, 2014

 Demonstrators march in front of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 7, 2014, following a news conference of immigrant families and children's advocates responding to the President Barack Obama's response to the crisis of unaccompanied children and families illegally entering the US.


The Elkhart County community responds to an influx of unaccompanied minors around the area and across the country.

Posted on July 26, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
 A total of 45 people were reported arrested in Elkhart County from July 18 to July 26, 2014.

Preliminary charges include criminal trespass, criminal recklessness and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Posted on July 27, 2014 at 8:53 a.m.
 Jeremy Bontrager, 24, of Goshen, was arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash.

Jeremy Bontrager, 24, is scheduled to appear in court for a pre-trial conference Monday.

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Elkhart Truth reporters Tim Vandenack and Dan Spalding were on Truth Radio Monday morning to talk about recent news. Here’s what you may have missed.

 Joyce Bontrager Lehman delivers the commencement address. Goshen College graduated about 240 students in its 116th commencement on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Goshen. Great Value Colleges ranked Goshen College as the 8th most affordable private college in the Midwest.
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Great Value Colleges ranked public and private Midwestern schools based on quality and the cost of tuition minus average financial aid.

 From left: Ryan Chapman, Kristy Morse, Cabe Churchill, Bryan Wiggs, Aaron Morse and Bill
Posted 2 hours ago

Dark Horse Nation is not just a brewery, but a way of life.  Get a peek inside this culture with the new series on HISTORY on Tuesday.

 Do you have a question you'd like to ask the Truth? Email it to us at
Posted at 7:44 a.m.

The community has sent in its questions, and now it’s time to vote for the one you’d like to see our reporters dig into.

 Paul Cataldo, owner of Antonio's Italian Ristorante, prepares a pasta dish loaded with vegetables at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted at 7:30 a.m.

It was a great week to eat at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair, and the options included fresh vegetables at a pop-up restaurant.

 Are you seeking employment? Jobs are available in and around Elkhart County.
Posted at 7:15 a.m.

A number of employment opportunities are available in Michiana, such as production supervisors, bakery staff, bi-lingual sales professional and more.

Posted at 7:00 a.m.

A Chicago man was electrocuted Sunday afternoon while doing electrical work on a Penn Township home.

 In this photo taken on July 10, 2014, Don Zimmerman describes the steps of making stained glass at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Battle Creek, Mich. Zimmerman, who works for the Department of Defense as a training site program manager at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base, has found solace and a purpose in what began as a hobby and has developed into something a little more. He also teaches stained glass art to a small group of fellow parishioners at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church and he will begin a second year of teaching the craft at the Lifelong Learning Program at Kellogg Community College.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

Michigan stained glass artist switches from student to teacher.

 Teams from different 4-H barns like swine, poultry, rabbit, dairy feeder, saddle club, lamb and goat competed in fun, muddy games at Battle of the Barns at  the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Saturday, July 26, 2014.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 8:29 p.m.

'Elkhart 4’ teens are featured on ABC’s Nightline Prime, 18 people were arrested at Indiana Motor Speedway on Saturday, and three other stories to start your day.

 Celil Germeyan surveys the table at Set restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey.
Posted on July 27, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

A trip overseas included a stop in Istanbul, Turkey, for our food guy Marshall King. Here’s a report on a great meal with friends.


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