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 Do you have a question you'd like to ask the Truth? Email it to us at askthetruth@elkharttruth.com.

Community members have submitted their questions, and now it’s time to vote for the one you’d like our reporters to dig into. 


Posted on Aug. 17, 2014 at 12:55 p.m.
 Map shows the lack of bridges along the St. Joseph River between C.R. 17 and Johnson Street in Elkhart. Some people would like an additional bridges, but there are lots of reasons it will likely not happen.

Money, demand and opposition are among the many reasons why officials said the hypothetical scenario won’t happen.


Posted on Aug. 16, 2014 at 6:39 a.m.
 Do you have a question you'd like to ask the Truth? Email it to us at askthetruth@elkharttruth.com.

It’s time for another round of Ask the Truth voting. Keep reading to let us know which reader-submitted question you’d like answered or send in your own question.


Posted on Aug. 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.
 Steve Weizer loads samples of waste into a model Energy-Inc waste gasification machine at the county landfill on Oct. 5, 2010.  Energy-Inc wanted to build the machines it planned to sell in Elkhart County and place one of its machines at the landfill.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2014 at 6:36 a.m.

Several years ago, Energy-Inc. proposed building an Elkhart County facility that would convert solid waste into electricity and bring 500 jobs to the area – but it never happened. Here’s why. 

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Posted on Aug. 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

It’s time to vote for the reader-submitted question you’d like to see us answer. Let us know which one is the most interesting to you, and send us a question of your own. 

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Posted on Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:35 a.m.

For this week’s Ask the Truth, readers voted for us to answer a question about an Elkhart neighborhood that a large influx of Italian immigrants called home starting in the early 1900s.

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Posted on July 28, 2014 at 7:44 a.m.

The community has sent in its questions, and now it’s time to vote for the one you’d like to see our reporters dig into.

 The black squirrel (pictured) is actually a variation of the eastern gray squirrel, which is the second most common species in northern Indiana.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:31 p.m.

For this week’s Ask the Truth, readers wanted to know where the “terrifying ninja squirrels with black fur and pointy ears” came from. Here’s the answer.

 

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Posted on July 21, 2014 at 9:27 a.m.

This week, we’re revisiting a few of the reader-submitted questions that were popular in past rounds of voting. Which one would you like to see answered?

 Pat Johnson, local cemetery historian, looks through some of her research Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Grace Lawn Cemetery in Elkhart. The head stone she's resting her book on was originally part of Elkhart's oldest cemetery, the now-defunct Middlebury Street Cemetery.
Posted on July 19, 2014 at 7:49 a.m.

For this week’s edition of Ask the Truth, readers wanted to know about Elkhart’s oldest cemetery. Here’s what we found out. 

 The former site of the Foster Mansion on St. Joseph Manor is shown in this June 26, 2014, photograph.
Posted on July 15, 2014 at 3:42 p.m.

An Elkhart official said the fence initially violated city code, but at some point in 2003, the Martins moved the fence back so that it was at least 50 feet from the street.

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Posted on July 13, 2014 at 4:19 p.m.

It’s time to vote for the reader-submitted question you’d like to see us answer next. 

 The Railroad YMCA was near the Elkhart train station from the late 1800s to the late 1920s, when it moved to Franklin and Third streets. Men who worked for the railroad would stay at the YMCA temporarily between their shifts. This photo shows the train tracks, train station, hotel and Main Street in Downtown Elkhart.
Posted on July 12, 2014 at 6:41 a.m.

For railroad crews in the early 1900s, the Railroad YMCA in Elkhart was a home away from home.

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