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Thursday, April 17, 2014

 In this archive photo, the sign in front of the Concord Township Fire Department at 23625 C.R. 18 flashes messages to cars driving by, Aug. 17, 2009.

The workers, including the deputy chief, acknowledged failing to follow township rules related to handling of narcotics.

Tim Vandenack
Posted at 1:16 p.m.
 Mike Yoder, Elkhart County commissioner

It has been six years since the Indiana General Assembly adopted property tax caps, and it’s still weighing heavily on the minds of local leaders.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted at 12:38 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman was convicted of robbery, kidnapping and criminal confinement following a two-day trial in March.

Sharon Hernandez
Posted 1 hour ago
 A few of the political signs sprouting around Elkhart ahead of the May 6, 2014, primary.
Posted 1 hour ago

Morrison leads the way in sign count in the Democratic race for the U.S. House, Cataldo and Hicks have the edge in the Superior Court 3 contest.

 Bryan Vindl, 10, jogs around the building in an after-school activity at the Salvation Army in Elkhart on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The Salvation Army is expanding its youth offerings with a new youth ministries coordinator position.
Posted 2 hours ago

The nonprofit has hired a youth ministries coordinator, who is expanding programs for children.

 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore presents Diana Stamper with a key to the city for her 40 years of service at Elkhart schools. He also gave this award to three other Elkhart school employees at a meeting on Tuesday, April 15.
Posted 2 hours ago

Four employees of Elkhart Community Schools were recently honored for 40 years of service.

 Concord Schools superintendent Wayne Stubbs speaks at a school board meeting Monday Jan. 13, 2014.
Posted at 5:02 p.m.

Boys and Girls Club officials are encouraging others to vote "yes" for Concord schools' referendum on May 6. 

 People wanting to tour the Hawks building line up outside Thursday, April 17, 2014.  In addition to a ground breaking there was a tour of the building.
Posted at 4:45 p.m.

The former Hawks Furniture building near downtown Goshen will be transformed into a new live-work space for local artists and entrepreneurs.

Posted at 2:22 p.m.

Wesco said Elkhart Community Schools is "making specific and reasonable requests" for funds.

 Families gather at the RiverWalk in Elkhart on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at ADEC’s annual Light the Way for Autism Awareness. This year's event will be on April 26, 2014, at ADEC's space in downtown Elkhart at 319 S. Main St.
Posted at 12:23 p.m.

Learn about ADEC’s Light the Way for Autism Awareness event coming up April 26.

 Elkhart Memorial High School sophomore Emily Hill, left, helps a fellow student during Spanish class Feb. 26 in Elkhart.
Posted at 11:51 a.m.

Elkhart Memorial High student sees value in teaching.

 Five Star Dive Bar in Elkhart held its first Bike Night of the year on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Posted at 11:07 a.m.

Got your ride ready for warm weather? These hardy souls do. Check out sweet bikes and a gorgeous sunset as Five Star Dive Bar surges into spring.

 A Rieth-Riley Construction worker uses heavy machinery to break up concrete in the northbound lanes of S.R. 19 between Lusher Avenue and the railroad underpass Tuesday, April 8, 2014. The work, one of several Indiana Department of Transportation projects this construction season, is the final leg of the overall upgrade to the heavily traveled roadway. Traffic can travel in both directions, but in one lane only.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:12 p.m.

The ongoing upgrades of S.R. 19 and U.S. 20 are perhaps the most visible INDOT projects, but they're not the only ones.

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