Wednesday, July 30, 2014

FBI agents and Elkhart police officers arrested a woman in a parking lot on Middlebury Street Wednesday morning.

Posted at 1:19 p.m.
 Rose Marie Morris, 25, was reported missing by family members on Sunday, July 27.

Rose Marie Morris contacted police and said she is OK, but doesn’t want to be found.

Posted at 8:07 a.m.
 A bicyclist travels west past a parked car on Beardsley Avenue as motorists drive around him Tuesday, July 29, 2014. The city of Elkhart is considering an ordinance stating that motorists must give cyclists a three-foot buffer zone as they pass bike riders.

Bike buffer advocates touting statistics in effort to pass city ordinance.

Posted 30 minutes ago
 This photo of Isabella having the time of her life was the winner of the 2014 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Digital Pub Photo Contest.
Posted 35 minutes ago

The winner will receive a $50 gift card to the Concord Mall.

 This undated file photo shows Jason Ridge (left) making a point to an official during a game at NorthWood while he was Northridge High School boys basketball coach. Ridge says his 8-year-old son, Marcus, is named after Marcus Moore, who was named Jimtown coach on July 28, 2014.
Posted 36 minutes ago

Marcus Moore, the new coach at Jimtown High School, made a big impact on Jason Ridge at Columbia City.

 Ryan Gortney (center) talks with Kyle Albert (left) and Jim Rogge about tightening a flywheel bolt on a small engine Tuesday, Oct. 8, during a class at the Elkhart Area Career Center. The center received a national award for improving students' performance on reading, mathematics and science tests.
Posted 37 minutes ago

Atlanta nonprofit Southern Regional Education Board awarded the area center for improving students’ performance in reading, mathematics and science tests.

 The Elkhart Civic Theatre at the Bristol Opera Host will host a
Posted 42 minutes ago

Reservations for the 1920s-themed soirée must be made by Friday, Aug. 1. 

 Chamberlain teacher Carol Kinchen, center, makes a comment during a circle discussion showing teachers how to utilize this type of discussion group with their students in Expeditionary Learning lessons. Teachers gathered Wednesday, July 30, 2014 to learn how to teach Expeditionary Learning lessons, which they will begin teaching this school year.
Posted 58 minutes ago

Goshen’s Chamberlain Elementary is starting a program called Expeditionary Learning this school year. Teachers were the students during a training session the week before school starts. 

 Midwest Museum of American Art, 429 S. Main Street, built in 1922 as St. Joseph Valley Bank.
Posted 1 hour ago

Decades of devotion and passion for art have made Elkhart’s Midwest Museum of American Art what it is today – a treasure to our community. 

 Nell Ward has operated the Baby Animal Barn at the Cass County Fair for 40 years, but 2014 will be her last.
Posted 2 hours ago

After 40 years of operating the Baby Animal Barn at the Cass County Fair, Nell Ward is retiring.

 Carol Bushong, left, and Leah Swartley prepare lunch at The Window Monday, July 28. The Window's kitchen recently underwent renovations earlier in the year.
Posted 2 hours ago

The Window’s kitchen underwent renovations in March this year, and reopened in early June. 

Posted at 2:10 p.m.

Voting is open for the contest from Wednesday, July 30, to Tuesday, Aug. 5.

 A car zips along in front of fans at New Paris Speedway. (Photo Supplied)
Posted at 2:06 p.m.

Late model event features a $20,000 purse to the champion.


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