Monday, March 30, 2015

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Officials hope to raise $1 million from the public and get grant funding. City officials have also indicated a willingness to chip in.

Tim Vandenack

Posted 1 hour ago

The new number represents a marked improvement from a month earlier, when unemployment here measured 5.5 percent.

Tim Vandenack

Posted at 4:03 p.m.
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The three elementary schools in Elkhart were named after educators who dedicated decades of their lives to the city’s youth.

J. C. Lee

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 6:16 a.m.
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Following Tim Dawson’s 26-year run, Craig Koehler, an assistant since 2002, will take over as head football coach at Concord High School.

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Dyngus Day and an Elkhart candidate forum are only a week away. What questions do you have for candidates? Submit yours and it could be selected for an April 6 candidate forum at the Athenian Ballroom, 500 S. Main St. in Elkhart.

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Ten teams of area high school and college students competed in the first ADEC Technology Challenge on Saturday, March 28. Two teams from the University of Notre Dame and one from Northridge High School placed in the competition. 

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Devin Wilson, 24, faces two counts of impersonation of a public servant and one count of theft after police say he impersonated a police officer in the Ashton Pines apartment complex last summer.

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With hundreds of hand-made bowls handcrafted for the Empty Bowl fundraiser, picking the perfect one is a labor of love. 

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Finding good talent is half the battle, but keeping it is the other half. A solid hiring process helps make sure the job will be done right for years to come.

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Meet Morgan Cairns, a contract driver for Goshen-based RV transport company Quality Drive Away.

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More than 80 percent of the recreational vehicles in North America are made in Elkhart and LaGrange counties. If it weren’t for transport companies like Foremost Transport, they’d be staying here.

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