Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 From left, St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners President Andrew Kostielney, Mishawaka Mayor David Wood, St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Rea, U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board of Directors President Thomas Botkin and South Bend Deputy Mayor Mark Neal pose for a photo for the announcement of the South Bend International Airport.

Plan on traveling abroad? Soon you may not have to go far to get to an international airport

Krystal Vivian
Posted at 11:18 a.m.
 Engineers at the University of Notre Dame have formed a group called Engineering to Empower. Their goal is to teach Haitians how to build safe, secure homes that are affordable.

Years after an earthquake rocked Haiti, a group of Notre Dame engineers are working to help Haitians become self-reliant and build stronger, more affordable homes.

Krystal Vivian
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 Maggie Edel, 10, Mariah Rice, 10, and Jessie Florea, 8, make candy-filled crackers at an Eastwood Elementary School Pay It Forward Club meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence proclaimed Thursday, April 24, Pay it Forward Day for Indiana. Here's how you can get involved.

Emily Pfund
Posted at 9:10 a.m.
 Middlebury Third Fridays features fun, food and shopping in downtown Middlebury each month.
Posted 1 hour ago

Middlebury Third Fridays offers shopping, food and fun the third Friday of every month - except this month it's really the fourth Friday.

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Michiana Gerontology Institute will present a free Senior Fair in South Bend in May. Find out what kind of free services you can get here.

 A swan swims in the river, enjoying the water and the wonderful spring weather.
Posted 2 hours ago

One of our photo bloggers, Michelle Sigerich, snapped several pictures of wildlife enjoying the beautiful spring weather. 

 Do you have a cool picture from the past? We're celebrating our 125th anniversary and we need your help.
Posted at 10:49 a.m.

Do you have a cool picture from the past? We're celebrating our 125th anniversary and we need your help.

 The first Wifflehawk Wiffleball Tournament, presented by ABC57 News and The Fan 95.7 FM, is scheduled for 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, May 30, and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 31 at the downtown home of the South Bend Silver Hawks.
Posted at 9:43 a.m.

Are you awesome at wiffleball? Sign up now for the Wifflehawk Wiffleball Tournament and prove it.

 The Dogwood Fine Arts Festival brings family friendly activities to downtown Dowagiac May 9 to 18.
Posted at 9:36 a.m.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will speak during the festival, which will also include a tea party and  cooking demonstrations.

 Tom Dilley, a 1984 Penn High School graduate, was named head football coach at Guerin Catholic High School in Indianapolis on April 21, 2014. Dilley was tight ends coach at Butler University in 2013.
Posted at 9:14 a.m.

The former Penn football standout was a tight ends coach at Butler University last year, but now he's heading back to high school football.

 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers travelled to Bunkerville, Nev., over the weekend where a land dispute between rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government is unfolding. (Photo supplied.)
Posted at 3:44 a.m.

Elkhart County Sheriff visits Nevada where a land conflict between a rancher and the federal government is unfolding, Elkhart County is denied FEMA assistance after a severe winter and three other stories to start your day.

 Elkhart residents Jim and Joan Strati pose for a portrait in front of a collection of family photos in their home Friday, April 18, 2014. The Strati's are preparing to celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary. They offer to do things together as advice for a good marriage.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:15 a.m.

A Middlebury runner participates in the Boston Marathon again, a couple celebrates their 75th anniversary together, four friends ask a Goshen High special needs student to prom and two other feel-good stories to put a spring in your step.

 Sheriff Brad Rogers took a trip to Bunkerville, Nev., over the weekend where a dispute between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and federal officials is unfolding.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 12:15 a.m.

Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers took a trip to Bunkerville, Nev., over the weekend where the conflict between a Nevada Rancher and the feeral government is unfolding. Here is what our readers had to say on social media and our website.

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