Wednesday, August 27, 2014

 Traffic passes by a U.S. 33 sign just west of 10th Street in Goshen on March 18, 2014. INDOT plans to reroute part of U.S. 33 in Goshen between Monroe Street and S.R. 15/Pike Street.

The plans cleared the environmental review process and a route revision spares Goshen High School baseball field.

Posted at 5:30 a.m.
 The boat launch at the Six Span Bridge no longer has a pier. The county removed it after damage by boaters rendered it unusable.

Notre Dame’s football team will sing the alma mater after every game, regardless of outcome, local colleges are fighting sexual violence and three other stories to start your day.

Posted at 5:50 a.m.
 Karvel Anderson, an Elkhart Memorial and Robert Morris University graduate, will play in a professional basketball league in Italy beginning in October 2014.

As he looks forward to playing professional basketball in Italy, the once homeless Elkhart Memorial graduate says he had to leave his hometown behind to chase his dreams.

Posted at 4:30 a.m.
Posted 18 minutes ago

Public works employees struck a gas line in the area around 10:30 a.m.

 Buddy Dyck, Jim Bare, John Yoder, Merritt Lehman, Bill Miller, Elvie Bontrager at Subway in Shipshewana taking a break during Buddy's birthday ride.
Posted 38 minutes ago

A birthday bicycle ride, where the number of miles covered equals your age, is a popular way for cyclists to show themselves that though they are aging, they can still do a long bike ride.

 Nexus RV, Elkhart, Ind.
Posted 42 minutes ago

Nexus RV of Elkhart produced the custom-built recreational vehicle to serve as a visitor center on campus.

 Elkhart Memorial's Tori Mills participates in volleyball practice with the Charger squad on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Elkhart.
Posted 1 hour ago

Tori Mills, the Crimson Chargers’ setter, has played volleyball for Jacquie Rost since the sixth grade.


 FILE PHOTO: Elkhart Christian's Kris Waycaster takes a turn and heads to the hill on the Stauffer Park course during the NorthWood Cross County Invitational in Nappanee Saturday, August 31, 2013.
Posted 1 hour ago

Elkhart Christian Academy looks forward to the new season with six returning letterwinners.

Posted 1 hour ago

A 51-year-old man is recovering after he was possibly struck by lightning Tuesday.

 Christiana Creek flows past Wellfield Botanic Gardens. The creek's small rapids make a great place for kayaking.
Posted at 8:00 a.m.

When you’re kayaking along Christiana Creek, it can be easy to forget you’re in the middle of a city and haven’t floated into a nature preserve. Kyle Hannon shared the story of a recent float along the creek in SoMa’s community blog, Gateway Mile. 

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, center, in a screen grab from her campaign ad,
Posted at 5:00 a.m.

Walorski cites her role in the bipartisan VA reform measure while Bock points to her role in the government shutdown last year.

 FILE PHOTO: A horse escaped through a damaged fence and found its way to I-74. The highway had to be closed for a short time until it could be captured and returned to its owner.
Updated 2 hours ago

A horse took an early morning trot and caused plenty of alarm for drivers on I-74.

  FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, Chicago’s Ed Howard celebrates after his team won 7-5 over Las Vegas to win the U.S. final baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Chicago's  beloved Little League champions, will be feted Wednesday, Aug. 27 with their own parade. Then they will assume their new roles in the city as models, off the field as well as on, for how to keep vulnerable kids out of trouble. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
Updated at 2:15 a.m.

The beloved Jackie Robinson West All Stars, Chicago’s first all-black team to claim the U.S. title, will be feted Wednesday with its own parade.

 FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2006, file photo, provided by Michigan Technological University, a pack of gray wolves is shown on Isle Royale National Park in northern Michigan. Supporters of regulated wolf hunts in Michigan are hoping the state House will allow them to continue while nullifying citizen referendums on the issue scheduled for the November election.

Updated at 4:01 a.m.
 Bil Lepp

Posted on Aug. 26, 2014 at 3:00 a.m.
 A dense fog advisory has been issued for much of northern Indiana and southern Michigan, including Elkhart County.

Posted on Aug. 26, 2014 at 10:49 p.m.
 Purvi Patel, 32, of Granger, was arrested on a preliminary charge of feticide after the body of an infant was found outside of a Mishawaka restaurant in July 2013. St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Hurley ruled the charge can stand against her.

Updated on Aug. 26, 2014 at 7:26 p.m.
 Notre Dame's Joe Romano (35) drops his head as he sings with teammates following the loss to Oklahoma Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.

Posted on Aug. 26, 2014 at 4:47 p.m.
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