Thursday, January 29, 2015


Recent moves underscore the need to attract new types of employers to the county, a development official says.

Jeff Parrott

Posted at 6:30 a.m.
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The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help locating a wanted man. 

Danielle Waldron

Posted 26 minutes ago
Smith, Kelly Rae

During the incident, 20-year-old Kelly Rae Smith crashed a car twice, stole a 17 year old’s car, led police on a chase and crashed a third time, officials say.

Emily Pfund

Posted on Jan. 28, 2015 at 3:37 p.m.
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Stories include two sides of Forest River, fines for blocked railroad crossings and the Hometown Goshen podcast.

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Police need help locating David Michael Coulson. 

Posted 41 minutes ago

Detective Scott Weaver has applied to retire from the Elkhart Police Department with a disability pension. He has been on paid administrative leave since November.

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Patel’s former best friend testified Wednesday about their text message conversations that detail Patel’s pregnancy and the moment she took pills to end it.

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While doing research for the Elkhart County Historical Museum’s new exhibit, community blogger Patrick McGuire learned how Paleo-Indians — the first humans in North America — created tools using a process called flint knapping.

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When community blogger Patricia Oakley found a stray cat living beneath the asparagus in her garden, she and her husband took pity on the creature, began feeding it and started a grand experiment — was it possible to tame a feral cat?

Posted at 6:05 a.m.

Top stories for Thursday include an investigation involving Forest River, which faces more than $600,000 in fines, plus four other stories. 

Posted at 4:30 a.m.

Promotions at TCU, Gibson, Winnebago and other area businesses.

Posted at 4:00 a.m.

When governments get into the journalism business, they create propaganda.

Posted on Jan. 28, 2015 at 10:49 p.m.

Wednesday’s showdown between No. 4 Duke and No. 8 Notre Dame played out exactly as it looked like on paper. The ball went through the hoop — a lot.

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