Folsom Street closure

Next week there’ll be another road to avoid in Elkhart, an armed robbery was reported at a home on North Second Street near downtown Elkhart and three more stories to start your day.

Tabitha Waggoner

Posted 19 minutes ago

After the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped over 270 young girls in Chibok, Nigeria, Jon Andrews was inspired by his son to travel there.

Kara Berg

Posted at 4:00 a.m.

The county’s total population increased by about 10.49 percent from 2000 to 2014, with growth in unincorporated areas accounting for 80.07 percent of the rise in population.

Tim Vandenack

Posted at 8:45 p.m.
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As part of Oaklawn’s Mental Health Awareness Month series, community blogger Kevin Farmwald shares his thoughts on faith communities’ role in supporting those with mental illnesses.

Posted at 10:04 p.m.

The No. 15-ranked Falcons ride their singles trio to a 3-2 victory over NorthWood to earn a regional rematch against Elkhart Memorial.

Posted at 9:58 p.m.

The Panthers and Raiders both wound up 12-2 in NLC play. NorthWood bested Northridge 4-0 Friday, May 22, in Nappanee.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 7:03 p.m.

Area coaches and a top official react after the national federation for high schools expands its rule that favors ball-handlers.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:38 p.m.

Peg DeBoer, a language arts teacher at Elkhart Memorial High School, is retiring after spending 21 years with the school and educating for a total of 35 years, community blogger Bryce Banghart says.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:28 p.m.

All showings are free and at West Park Pavilion in Nappanee with the exception of one summertime showing of “Free Willy” at the Nappanee Public Pool.  

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:06 p.m.

Folsom Street will be closed for approximately 174 days.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 5:03 p.m.

The purchase will increase the value of the remaining shares by 2 percent, said Jeff Tryka, ‎Thor’s director of corporate development and investor relations.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 4:43 p.m.


An event hosted by the Elkhart Public Library will feature comic book artists from across Indiana, four vendors and a number of superhero-themed activities.

Posted on May 22, 2015 at 2:53 p.m.

Northridge High School’s Brock Downey, the son of former NAIA high jump standout Tracy Downey, decided to go out for the sport as a senior, managing to clear 6-6 in his first season.

Posted on May 17, 2015 at 12:45 p.m.

Links between health and hearing could serve as an early warning sign for heart disease and certain cancers, prevent injury-causing falls and prevent misdiagnosis of dementia.

Posted on May 17, 2015 at 11:55 a.m.

These Canadian-made hot tubs, now available at AGN Market in Middlebury, are built to work in some of the coldest and harshest climates in the world.


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