Tuesday, September 2, 2014

 The Elkhart Public Works and Utilities office on Nappanee Street as seen March 19, 2013.

Ontwa Township, Mich., had been assessed $27,750 in fines up till now due to problems with hydrogen sulfide.

Posted at 4:23 p.m.
 Maria Ortega Cortes, right, wipes a tear from her eye as she stands with her sister, Erika Ortega Cortes, left, as family and friends of her mother Anastacia Cortes Reyes talk to the media at the family's Elkhart home Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. The mother of two has been missing since last week.

Anastacia Cortes Reyes of Elkhart was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 26, and her van has turned up in Wakarusa.

Posted at 4:44 p.m.
 NorthWood High School football teams of 1969 and 1974 will be honored this season at Andrews FIeld.

The team from 1969 will be recognized Friday. Sept. 5, with the 1974 team saluted Friday, Sept. 26.

Posted at 6:16 p.m.
Posted at 3:36 p.m.

We have the video evidence of Elkhart police officers answering the call of ... the Cupid Shuffle.

 Hazel Coleman gets her hands up as Elkhart pastor and My Hood Needz Me founder Jermaine Sanders performs Sunday afternoon at the Southside Family Fun Fest at Roosevelt Park.
Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 7:42 p.m.

Elkhart police joined residents of the city’s south side for a Labor Day weekend celebration that included a barbecue cook-off in Roosevelt Park.

Posted on Aug. 31, 2014 at 7:00 a.m.

Planning for a long holiday weekend? Find out which offices and services will be shut down on Labor Day.

 Bobby Switzer holds his sign reading
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:28 p.m.

A small crowd rallied in Goshen on Saturday in support of minorities in Ferguson, Mo. 

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.

Mayor Moore suggests tight finances won’t leave room for major pay hikes for police in 2015.

 The smell of barbecue and the sound of music will fill Elkhart's Roosevelt Park Sunday for the Southside Family Fun Fest.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 1:39 p.m.

The Southside Family Fun Fest will run from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at Roosevelt Park.

 LoveWay equine manager, and PATH certified instructor, Juanita Chupp, stands with with Megalomanic, LoveWay's new Gypsy Vanner horse. LoveWay will introduce Megalomanic to the public at an open house on Saturday, September 6 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:54 a.m.

There are only 3,500 Gypsy Vanner horses in the United States, and now LoveWay Therapeutic Equestrian Services has one. Read on to find out how you can meet him and celebrate his arrival in Elkhart County.

 The Elkhart Memorial Crimson Chargers Band moves along the parade route in the 2012 Labor Day Parade in Elkhart. The 2014 parade was canceled for a lack of entries.
Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

The annual event was canceled because of the lack of entries.

 In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, Theo Murphy, left, of Florissant, Mo., and his brother, Jordan Marshall, 11, light candles at a memorial on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., where where unarmed Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. A group of Goshen residents are planning a rally in solidarity of Ferguson residents Saturday, Aug. 30.
Updated on Aug. 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

The peaceful rally will take place in front of the Elkhart County Courthouse on Saturday, Aug. 30.

 Gov. Mike Pence, fourth from the left, and members of the U.S. 31 Coalition at the ceremony Aug. 27, 2014, to open the new section of U.S. 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. 29, 2014 at 1:23 p.m.

Around 46 miles of U.S. 31 from South Bend to Indianapolis will be upgraded by 2015, but that leaves 70 miles of road untouched.

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