Saturday, October 25, 2014

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left, and her challenger for the U.S. House seat, Joe Bock. Walorski is a Republican and Bock is a Democrat.

Voters deserve the whole picture. They need to see candidates debate.

Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 10:09 p.m.
 A Goshen Middle School student exits the bus as her driver looks on as she and hundreds of students arrive to start the first day of the school year Friday, August 9, 2013. This week's Elkhart Truth editorial discusses how neighbors need to look out for danger or unusual activity to help protect children and other people who could be in danger.

We look out for one another, especially our children. When we see someone in danger, it is our obligation to act on that person’s behalf.

Posted on Oct. 11, 2014 at 7:03 p.m.
 A freight train sits parked at the C.R. 15 crossing south of Elkhart on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.  Trains blocking crossings has been an issue on the tracks south of Elkhart for several years.

When trains continually grind to a halt in Dunlap and block crossings for hours at a time, our economy and quality of life suffer.

Posted on Oct. 4, 2014 at 6:54 p.m.
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Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 11:59 p.m.

Elkhart County is improving. That’s why now is the time to discuss the future of our community.

 Johnny Riblet reacts as a chair lift dips him into the waters of the Pierre Moran Pool in Elkhart Thursday. Also pictured are Donna Belusar, president of ADEC, (left) and Kim Williams, an employee of ADEC (right). The Elkhart parks department unveiled several pieces of equipment designed to assist people with disabilities.
Posted on Sept. 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

We define ourselves as a community by the care we show for those most in need of our help - so why would the Elkhart County Council consider cutting funding to an organization that serves Elkhart County’s disabled people?

  Laura Koch answers questions from the media being sworn in as Elkhart's police chief Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Koch’s impulse is to reach out and build relationships. Moore calls her “a good community advocate.” Now more than ever, that’s what the city needs at police headquarters — an advocate for the community.

 Larry Gausche, the head of LaCasa in Goshen, speaks to the city council, Mayor Allan Kauffman and members of the Goshen community about the importance of the Goshen Housing Authority at the Goshen City Council Meeting on Feb. 7.
Posted on Sept. 7, 2014 at 8:13 a.m.

Putting it out of business after its recovery would hurt community.

 Gov. Mike Pence, fourth from the left, and members of the US 31 Coalition at the ceremony Aug. 27, 2014, to open the new section of US 31 between South Bend and Plymouth. Also in the photo are Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce President Kyle Hannon, third from left, and Elkhart County Council President John Letherman, third from the right.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 7:35 p.m.

The sooner work begins on the final 70 miles of U.S. 31, the sooner we can stop wasting time and start creating jobs.