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.
 City crews were called to the 300 block of Union Street in Elkhart around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, for a gas leak.

NIPSCO has repaired a leak that happened around 10:30 a.m. after public works employees struck a gas line.

Posted 2 hours ago
 Notre Dame's Andrew Trumbetti (98) works on defensive line drills during practice at the stadium Tuesday, August 19, 2014.

Irish head coach Brian Kelly talks about which freshmen are crucial against Rice Saturday, Aug. 30.

Posted on Aug. 26, 2014 at 1:10 p.m.
 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cordoba at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium  in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 .
Posted 1 hour ago

Do you miss the World Cup? There’s plenty of soccer happening now! The Corner Flag is back with an examination of Spain’s football league.

 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 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 2 hours 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 at 9:33 a.m.

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

Posted at 9:16 a.m.

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. 

 The boat launch at the Six Span Bridge no longer has a pier. The county removed it after damage by boaters rendered it unusable.
Posted at 5:50 a.m.

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.

 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.

 Karvel Anderson, an Elkhart Memorial and Robert Morris University graduate, will play in a professional basketball league in Italy beginning in October 2014.
Posted at 4:30 a.m.

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.


Updated 1 hour ago
 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.
  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.
 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.
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