Tuesday, September 2, 2014

 Maria Ortega Cortes, right, wipes a tear from her eye as she stands with her sister, Erika Ortega Cortes, left, as family and friends of her mother Anastacia Cortes Reyes talk to the media at the family's Elkhart home Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. The mother of two has been missing since last week.

Anastacia Cortes Reyes of Elkhart was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 26, and her van has turned up in Wakarusa.

Posted at 4:44 p.m.

We have the video evidence of Elkhart police officers answering the call of ... the Cupid Shuffle.

Posted at 3:36 p.m.

Check out a map of incident reports that the Elkhart Police Department responded to from Friday, Aug. 29, through Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Posted at 2:05 p.m.
 Braxston Cave (52) celebrates a Notre Dame touchdown in the game against Utah on Nov. 13, 2010. Cave was recently signed to Washington's practice squad for the 2014 NFL season.
Posted 1 hour ago

Braxston Cave, who played a Penn High School and the University of Notre Dame, spent the entire 2013 NFL season on the New England Patriots’ practice squad.

 Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly speaks at a press conference on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

Notre Dame coach assures media that he did not lose a bet.

 Michael Stinfer, independent candidate for the District 22 Indiana House seat. He's reserving comment on a complaint related to Republican Curt Nisly's role in developing the Elkhart County election website pending a review by Indiana election officials.
Posted at 6:41 p.m.

Warrants were issued Tuesday for Michael Stinfer, an independent candidate running for the District 22 Indiana House seat. The DUI charge is his second since April.

 Flavor 574 has released its fall 2014 edition of its quarterly digital magazine. You can download it now on your tablet.
Posted at 6:35 p.m.

The new digital magazine is available to download for free on any tablet device. Flavor 574: Make Merry features tips for holiday entertaining, stories about home brewing beer and wine and more.

 Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly works on the sidelines during the season opener against Rice at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. The Irish defeated the Owls 48-17 in the season opener.
Posted at 6:27 p.m.

Examining Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly’s comments on FieldTurf, the Notre Dame-Michigan series and better play in the defensive secondary.

 The Elkhart Public Works and Utilities office on Nappanee Street as seen March 19, 2013.
Posted at 4:23 p.m.

Ontwa Township, Mich., had been assessed $27,750 in fines up till now due to problems with hydrogen sulfide.

 Elkhart's Hawthorne Elementary has a new leader in Mary Teeter, who took over as principal this year after former principal  Arlene Silba retired.
Posted at 3:44 p.m.

Mary Teeter has a passion to help struggling kids, and she’s doing that this year at Elkhart’s Hawthorne Elementary.

 Truth Radio 1340 will launch on Monday, May 5, 2014.
Posted at 3:36 p.m.

Listen to a recap of Notre Dame and high school football, plus the latest on the Flavor574 magazine.

 Elkhart County Sheriffs Department is asking businesses to be alert for the thefts of this air-pollution control device, the catalytic converter, from vehicles on their properties. The parts contain valuable precious metals that thieves sell to scrapyards.
Posted at 3:32 p.m.

Police in Elkhart County are asking RV makers and transport firms to be on the lookout for thieves interested in stealing the devices that can contain valuable precious metals.

 Graduates applaud after receiving their diplomas from Bethany Christian High School. Bethany Christian School is the latest school to join First State Bank of Middlebury's School Spirit Debit Card Program.
Posted at 1:41 p.m.

Alumni, parents, staff and fans of Bethany Christian Schools can now show off their school spirit on their debit cards. 

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