Tuesday, September 30, 2014

 Chassix employee Travis Conner works on a  rear lower control arm on a processing line at the Bristol plant Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.

The local manufacturers are asking the Elkhart County Council for tax abatements that could lead to job growth in the next few years.

Posted on Sept. 30, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.
 Jeff Petermann was nominated as the Libertarian candidate for the 2nd District U.S. House seat in April then split from the party in late July, suspending his bid. In a statement Monday Sept. 29, 2014, he said he's reviving his campaign, but will change his affiliation to independent if elected.

He’s positioning himself as an alternative to U.S. Rep. Walorski, the GOPer seeking a second term, and Democrat Bock.

Posted 55 minutes ago
 Elkhart resident Art Decio, right, talks with Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore, left, at the conclusion of a press conference announcing a donation from Decio to fund the theater at the historic Roosevelt Center Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Both Decio and Moore attended classes in the historic building growing up in Elkhart.

The Roosevelt Center’s gym will be renamed in Art Decio’s honor after Decio donated money to help fund an upcoming Free Family Movie Night program at the center.

Posted at 11:51 a.m.
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The Goshen Sash and Door Company, which made doors, blinds and related products for 133 years, closed down in the winter of 2002-2003. The factory building, which employed many Elkhart County workers during its time, still stands.

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Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.

Once again, some Republicans tout need for bigger pay hikes for police as 3 percent raises for all city workers moves forward.

 Jennifer Lamirand cleans up a weather sealed joint on a Skyline travel trailer at the Elkhart RV Open House Week Sept. 15, 2014. A Phoenix-based competitor is trying to acquire the Elkhart company in a hostile takeover bid.
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The news comes as the Elkhart-based company negotiates a deal to spin off its recreational vehicle division and sell it to Evergreen RV.

 Miguel Reyes stands in the doorway of his new man cave Monday Sept. 29, 2014. Reyes is battling a brain tumor and the Make-A-Wish Foundation arranged for the donation of the building and contents.
Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 5:08 p.m.

“Mighty” Miguel, 13, is a Concord Junior High School student battling a rare brain tumor. On Monday, he received a dream gift from the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

 Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash at Nappanee Street and Lexington Avenue in Elkhart around 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 3:34 p.m.

The two-vehicle crash is under investigation after police discovered evidence that one of the drivers may have been under the influence of narcotics.

 Audience members watch a film at Art House. Art House features artistic films not typically shown in large movie theaters.
Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 2:23 p.m.

Get a flu shot while supporting your team at the Goshen vs. Northridge football game, catch a movie at Goshen’s Art House, and other activities happening in Goshen this week. 

 Goshen's City Hall building was undergoing maintenance Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. The Goshen Board of Works will approve contracts with outside companies for maintenance of a few city buildings.
Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 11:49 a.m.

The Goshen Board of Works will hold a public hearing at its meeting Monday regarding the demolition order of a house on Crescent Street.  The meeting’s agenda also includes updates on city building maintenance.

 Spectators can get very close to the vintage planes that fly into the Elkhart Municipal Airport for the Warbirds Fly-in Saturday, Sept. 26, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 6:54 p.m.

Warbirds flew into town and more from around Elkhart County. 

 A ground crew member walks near a row of planes as she works at the Warbirds Fly-in Saturday, Sept. 26, 2014 at the Elkhart Municipal Airport.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 5:21 p.m.

Sounds of vintage airplanes could be heard around Elkhart all day Saturday, Sept. 27 as the Warbirds Fly-in took to the sky.

 17-year-old Ethan Setiawan was named the youngest national mandolin champion at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Kansas.
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A 17-year-old Middlebury teenager outplayed 22 other mandolinists at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival to take home the distinction of youngest national mandolin champion.

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