Saturday, December 20, 2014




Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County’s ReStore’s growing sales have allowed the nonprofit to buy and resell more homes to income-eligible households. Now, the store will have more space to sell donated items and raise money for the organization’s cause. 

Jeff Parrott

Posted at 9:39 a.m.

Goshen city employees, board members and other guests attended the annual mayor’s holiday open house, where guests were asked to bring canned food items.

Jennifer Shephard

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 10:50 p.m.

Elkhart’s Monger and Hawthorne elementary schools and Goshen’s Waterford Elementary School were nominated as National Title I Distinguished Schools for their recent academic success, but were not ultimately selected to receive awards.

Michelle Sokol

Posted on Dec. 19, 2014 at 2:40 p.m.
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Here’s a look back at the moments that defined 2014 for the Elkhart County community.

Posted on Dec. 18, 2014 at 9:49 p.m.

Firearms, alcohol and unqualified staff were commonplace at New Day Home while families spent thousands on advertised drug and alcohol treatment, consumer complaints allege.

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 3:54 p.m.

The food drive, which just finished its ninth year, gathered over 800 more nonperishable food items than it did in 2013.

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 2:26 p.m.

The Goshen Police Department’s Detective Stephen Priem faces demotion after allegations that he failed to keep up with his caseload. 

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 7:24 a.m.

The group has received at least $30,000 during its annual Red Kettle fundraising campaign. The group hopes to raise a total of $60,000 through Christmas Eve.

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 6:53 a.m.

The plans for INDOT’s U.S. 33 Northern Connector rerouting in Goshen have changed since the project was first presented in March 2014. Read on for more details about the changes.

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 6:32 a.m.

The property had a high-voltage wire that was within the reach of other residents in the neighborhood. 

Posted on Dec. 17, 2014 at 12:00 a.m.

Organizations across northern Indiana need volunteers to help with daily tasks and special programs. Whether you’re looking to volunteer regularly or just once, there’s an opportunity for you.

Posted on Dec. 15, 2014 at 9:37 p.m.

NIPSCO will have to do some additional environmental cleaning before North Fifth Street is repaved. 

Posted on Dec. 15, 2014 at 7:06 p.m.

This week’s podcast features a story out of The Elkhart Truth’s third installment of its “5 Years Later” series and a first-person story of Elkhart County’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event. 

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