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 at 2:23 p.m.
 In this file photo, Adrian Cox, right, holds a yellow block to his nose and looks down a string at other blocks reporting the colors to Elkhart Area Career Center student and helper Brittany Vandemark during a preschool workshop at Woodland Elementary School Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Gov. Mike Pence announced Tuesday, July 22, 2014 that Elkhart County is not one of the five Indiana counties that will receive financial assistance for pre-K programs.

Five Indiana counties are getting part of the $10 million Indiana set aside for pre-K assistance. Elkhart County was a finalist but didn't make the final cut.

Posted 31 minutes ago
 Tim Dawson, head football coach at Concord High School, waits with his North squad for the start of the 2014 Grange Insurance All-Star Game in Indianapolis Friday, July 18, 2014.

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 at 4:00 p.m.
 Doug Rideout drives Smart Move down the straightaway in the 3 year-old Colt Pace 2nd Division race. The final day of harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair heated up the track and fans in the grandstand as summer weather returned to Goshen Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
Posted 25 minutes ago

Horse blankets pile up for Don and Rosie Eash, former Goshen residents who now reside in Greenfield.

 Peggy Malott, second from right, of Goshen maps out her day with friends at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Tuesday was the second Senior Day and many senior citizens attended the fair to spend time at harness racing, visiting the barns and watching a senior talent competition.
Posted 59 minutes ago

Tuesday was the second senior citizen day at Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

 Avery Hess, 6, pets one of her cousins lambs as she visits the Sheep Barn at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Livestock judging kept 4-H'ers busy on Tuesday.
Posted 1 hour ago

It’s Senior Citizens day at the fair with plenty of activities for seniors. Harness racing concluded with races at the grandstand and 4-H’ers continued showing their livestock.

 Bicyclists ride past the main entrance to the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds on Friday morning, July 18, 2014. A group of about 40 rode to the fair from downtown Goshen along a new section of Goshen bike trails.
Posted 1 hour ago

The completion of the Monroe Street Trail could bring more bike traffic to the fair.

 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 at 4:01 p.m.

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 at 3:56 p.m.

Patricia Wyant is running to replace Larry Thompson in 2016. 

Posted at 2:45 p.m.

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 at 2:24 p.m.

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.

 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.
Posted at 1:46 p.m.

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

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