Friday, November 21, 2014

 President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Washington. One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well. Trade legislation loomed as one possibility for quick compromise, and immigration as an early irritant.

The president announced a series of measures to reform the immigration system.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.
 Police were on scene where a 3-year-old was shot Thursday night, Nov. 20, at 2133 Morton Ave., in Elkhart.

The shooting occurred Thursday night, Nov. 21, at 2133 Morton Ave. in Elkhart and is under investigation.

Danielle Waldron

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 10:12 p.m.
 Gonzalo Esparza, right, works with an aluminum frame with Roberto Cuevas, left, on the production floor at Challenger Designs in Nappanee on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The company, which builds counters, outdoor kitchens and carts for use in garages, is expanding with a new building that the company hopes will be operational in early spring.

The aluminum cabinet maker plans to break ground on a new 60,000-square-foot facility next to its home on U.S. 6.

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 9:23 p.m.
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A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Friday morning, Nov. 21, on Old U.S. 31 near Lakeville. 

 Bristol town council members Cathy Burke, Delbert Schrock, Ron Norman and Floyd Lynch.
Posted at 8:21 a.m.

Community members interested in serving on the Bristol Town Council may submit letters of interest by noon Wednesday, Dec. 10.

 One of local landlord Ronald Davidhizar's properties, at 1403 S. Main Street, sits vacant Friday, Oct. 24. The house is part of the receivership program, in which a receiver will manage the property bring to livable conditions. One of the reasons the unsafe building fund was established now was to add money appropriated for the receivership program the city created to help renovate three of Davidhizar’s properties.
Posted at 7:02 a.m.

The Goshen City Council created an unsafe building fund, which will contain money for the city’s new receivership program.

 Family Services of Elkhart County is consolidated its offices with the women's shelter on State Street in Elkhart earlier this year.
Posted at 6:20 a.m.

A 3 year old was injured in a shooting, Family Services of Elkhart County has ceased operations, plus three more stories to start your day. 

 Notre Dame’s quarterback Everett Golson (5) runs the ball during first-half action Nov. 15, 2014, at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend. The Wildcats beat the Fighting Irish 43-40 in overtime. The Irish host Louisville for their final home game of the season Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

The Elkhart Truth’s Rachel Terlep and The Louisville Courier-Journal’s Jeff Greer hash out what Notre Dame and Louisville need to do to win Saturday, Nov. 22.

 Northridge's Christian Miller walks down the sidelines during a game against Dwenger in the first round of Class 4A football sectionals on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Northridge in Middlebury. The Raiders beat the Saints 21-0.
Posted at 6:00 a.m.

New Prairie and Northridge have each battled their way into a Class 4A semistate meeting in Middlebury on Friday, Nov. 21. 

 Trace Adkins sings before a packed audience at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair in Goshen Monday evening July 25, 2011. Adkins is returning to Michiana for a Christmas-themed performance at the Morris Performing Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.
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Trace Adkins is performing “The Christmas Show 2014” at the Morris Performing ARts Center next week. Find out how you can win free tickets here.

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