Thousands packed downtown Goshen for July First Fridays, Nappanee hosts annual Fourth of July celebration and mud is appreciated for fun and for art. 

Jennifer Shephard

Posted at 8:29 a.m.
Barajas US 33 relocation

Since learning how much money they’d get for their home, Jose and Maria Barajas have been searching desperately for a new home.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on July 5, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.
Fifth Street Closing

The crossing’s closure was approved June 29, and the city has since received several calls about the decision.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 3:58 p.m.
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Before cruising stopped in downtown Goshen in 1986, the city would have to pay officers $3,000 to $4,000 extra in overtime to keep it under control, former officer Larry Sarver said. 

Posted on July 3, 2015 at 12:15 a.m.

At the 2015 Elkhart County 4-H Fair, seven Elkhart County women will compete to become the 4-H Senior Fair Queen. 

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 10:16 a.m.

City councilman at large Brett Weddell said he has worked on a non-binding resolution instead. 

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 1:14 p.m.

Fireworks are one of the best parts of July 4th celebrations, but shooting them off can be dangerous and expensive if you don’t follow the law. Here are a few safety tips, as well as firework regulations and laws for Indiana and Elkhart County.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 12:48 p.m.

Wondering whether city offices, trash pickup services, libraries, post offices, Interurban Trolley routes and courts will be operating as usual July 4th weekend? Here’s a look at which ones will be closed and open in Elkhart County.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 11:40 a.m.

Thirty-two helicopters flew in for the Goshen event. 

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 4:00 a.m.

Other activities going on downtown Goshen on Friday, July 3, include a homebrew competition, live music and a 10 p.m. showing of “The Sandlot.”

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 7:25 p.m.

The crossing is already closed to traffic because of ongoing road construction, and it could remain so permanently. 

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 3:52 p.m.

The city council could vote on the amendment as early as in its upcoming meeting Tuesday, July 7.

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 1:02 p.m.

Here’s a look at where to watch firework shows around Elkhart County and Michiana in celebration of America’s Independence Day.


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