Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 Elkhart resident Terry Trost smiles Wednesday, April 23, 2014, as she talks about her recovery from the fungal meningitis outbreak that caused her long illness. Trost still has issues with fatigue, but is improving and is now able to complete housework and even participate in water aerobics class.

Terry Trost has been battling fungal meningitis for the past year and half.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted 1 hour ago
 Trevor Hobbs (22) of Jimtown High School completes a long pass during the IHSAA 2013 Football Regional game against Andrean High School at Andrean High School in Merrillville on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Could Jimtown be leaving the Northern State Conference for the Northern Indiana Conference?

Northern State Conference members Jimtown, Bremen, Glenn, New Prairie were all accepted to the Northern Indiana Conference on Wednesday evening.

Bill Beck
Posted 1 hour ago
 Yes4Elkhart stickers sit on a table outside a public meeting  about Elkhart's referendum held by the Yes4Elkhart campaign group at Pierre Moran Middle School in Elkhart on Monday, March 10, 2014.

Both groups pulling for 'yes' votes on May 6 – Yes4Elkhart and Yes for Concord Kids – have cash available for the election's closing days. Read the story to find out who's contributed what.

Trevor Wendzonka
Posted at 4:41 p.m.
 Cameron Gruntman solders wiring for the Goshen High School super mileage car Monday, April 7, 2014.
Posted 6 minutes ago

Students from three Elkhart County schools are going to national competitions this weekend with cars they built during the school year.

 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers makes an address during his April 18-20, 2014, visit to Bunkerville, Nev. The rural area was the site of a showdown between a rancher and federal officials who critics say overstepped their authority. The photo is a screen grab from a YouTube video of the address, at
Posted 1 hour ago

The sheriff defends his visit to the site of a simmering conflict with federal officials, saying its his duty to protect against federal overreach.

 The city of Elkhart is moving forward with plans to demolish this house at 219 State St.
Posted 1 hour ago

Building commissioner given permission to tear down houses on Aspenwald Avenue and State Street.

 Experts around Elkhart County say abuse of prescription drugs is a growing problem.
Posted 2 hours ago

The Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are partnering to collect unwanted prescription drugs in Elkhart and Cass counties on April 26. 

 Dale E. Greensides Jr.
Posted 2 hours ago

The 32-year-old Bristol man  died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday, April 20. 

 Brandon R. Harris, 27, of Parchment, Mich. was arrested on preliminary charges of armed robbery, resisting law enforcement and possession of stolen property on Tuesday, April 23.
Posted 2 hours ago

A 27-year-old Michigan man was arrested on Tuesday, April 23, after he allegedly tried to rob a Goshen gas station with a hammer and fled from police in a stolen vehicle.

 Ground crews prep for the second game as the South Bend Silver Hawks, Class A minor league affiliates of the Arizona Diamondbacks swept the Dayton Dragons 5-2, 8-4 in a doubleheader on a chilly Tuesday night, April 22, 2014, at Four Winds Field in South Bend.
Posted 2 hours ago

Four Winds Field in South Bend and other area parks offer something for the whole family. We've got a list how to get the most bang for your buck. 

 This undated image shows a waterfall constructed by Premier Aquascapes. The company is donating materials and resources to create a water feature with a pond and waterfall at Krider Gardens in Middlebury on May 8, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

Aquascapes is donating time and resources to fixing up Krider Gardens' water feature.

 One of four men suspected to be committing theft in several retail stores throughout Indiana is shown in this photo provided by the Goshen Police Department. Several police agencies are asking the public's help in identifying the men responsible for the thefts.
Posted at 4:39 p.m.

Four men who have been caught on surveillance cameras are thought to be involved in several thefts at retail stores throughout the state.

 Curt Nisly, Republican challenger for the District 22 seat in the Indiana House.
Posted at 4:32 p.m.

Rep. Rebecca Kubacki is facing an intense challenge from Curt Nisly for the District 22 seat.

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