Wednesday, October 1, 2014

 Elkhart-based Skyline Corp. earlier this year closed this RV manufacturing plant on C.R. 15, along with one next door. Its last RV plant is now in Bristol.

A 28-year-old Indiana law makes it difficult, but not impossible, for a company to attempt a hostile takeover of any company based in Indiana.

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 Elkhart resident Art Decio, right, talks with Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore, left, at the conclusion of a press conference announcing a donation from Decio to fund the theater at the historic Roosevelt Center on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Both Decio and Moore attended classes in the historic building growing up in Elkhart.

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 The proposed TIF district is in Middlebury around the S.R. 13 toll road interchange.

The proposed district could create 500 permanent manufacturing and commercial-related jobs in Middlebury and increase property values.

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Police won’t say how badly the person was injured, but they are still investigating the shooting.

 This is a word cloud made from 14 national news items from between 2008 and 2012 focused on Elkhart County and the travails the community faced during the Great Recession.
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Five years ago, reporters from the New York Times, MSNBC, the Washington Post and other outlets came here to document the impact of the downturn.

 Justin Masterson pitches for the St. Louis Cardinals against the Miami Marlins on Aug. 13, 2014, in Miami.
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As the MLB heads into playoffs, take a look at how the 2014 regular season did for Bethel College alumni Justin Masterson and Eric Stults.

 A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 5:07 p.m.

Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola.

 Jeff Petermann was nominated as the Libertarian candidate for the 2nd District U.S. House seat in April then split from the party in late July, suspending his bid. In a statement Monday Sept. 29, 2014, he said he's reviving his campaign, but will change his affiliation to independent if elected.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 4:59 p.m.

He’s positioning himself as an alternative to U.S. Rep. Walorski, the GOPer seeking a second term, and Democrat Bock.

 In this Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, a Los Angeles police officer wears an on-body camera during a demonstration for media in Los Angeles.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 4:53 p.m.

The donation is enough for the new body cameras and their accompanying software.

 Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson looks to pass against Syracuse during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. Notre Dame won 31-15.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 4:38 p.m.

After a four-turnover performance against Syracuse, Everett Golson must re-evaluate before taking on Stanford’s top-ranked pass defense.

 Goshen football players get ready to warm up for a game Aug. 22. Foreman Field will be a place full of happenings Friday, Oct. 3, when the Redskins host Northridge.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Those attending the Northridge vs. Goshen football game Friday, Oct. 3, will have the opportunity to donate nonperishable food items to The Window and get flu shots from IU Health Goshen.

 Jimtown's Marquis Schieber tries to grab hold of Concord's quarterback, Jason Grooms, on Friday, Sept. 26, during the second half of the game at Jimtown High School.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 4:11 p.m.

Concord and Plymouth will meet Friday, Oct. 3, while Marian has a chance to win out and share in an NIC championship.

 Ancilla College has jumped to No. 5 in the nation in men's soccer. The Chargers include three Elkhart County high school grads.
Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 3:48 p.m.

Two Elkhart Memorial grads and a Concord grad are part of the soccer team, which catapulted to No. 5 in the nation in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I poll.


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