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 Jodi Buoscio, Democratic candidate for  the District 21 seat in the Indiana House, talks with a reporter Monday, Oct. 20 at The Elkhart Truth building in downtown Elkhart.

The Democrat is hoping to unseat two-term incumbent Rep. Tim Wesco, a Republican.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
 Ayden, left, and Bella Cooper pose as they leave Island Park Safe Trick or Treat in Elkhart on Oct. 25, 2014. Ayden, 5, is dressed as Elsa from Disney's Frozen, while Bella, 9, came dressed as a football player (her took off her helmet earlier in the afternoon.)

Little superheroes, princesses and zombies take over Elkhart’s Island Park for Safe Trick or Treat. 


Posted at 8:42 p.m.
 Elkhart area resident Terry Karre talks during a meeting  Wednesday in Indianapolis before a study committee looking at annexation concerns. Karre joined others from the Elkhart area by wearing shirts provided by folks from Brownsburg, who are currently fighting an annexation proposal. Also pictured is committee chairperson Rep. Sharon Negele and and Randy Head.

A legislative committee is looking at ways to clamp down on the ways cities can annex properties.

Dan Spalding

Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 9:17 a.m.
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 C.R. 15 and the westbound lane of East Bristol Street will be closed for construction work beginning Monday, Oct. 27.
Posted at 2:44 p.m.

C.R. 15 will only be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27, and the westbound lane of E. Bristol Street will be closed from Monday, Oct. 27, until Wednesday, Oct. 29.

 Doug Slabach, parenting instructor at Child and Parent Services (CAPS), an Elkhart nonprofit focusing on child abuse prevention, gave working parents some tips Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at a monthly lunch meeting of the Young Professionals, a subgroup of the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce.
Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 10:27 a.m.

Doug Slabach, who teaches parenting classes at Child and Parent Services (CAPS), provided some advice for working parents at a recent event. Read on to find out when more classes are being held.

 Walgreen's pharmacy manager, Whitney Workman injects a customer with a flu vaccine Sept. 1, 2009, in Columbia, S.C. The Elkhart County Health Department will hold three flu vaccination clinics from October to November in Elkhart.
Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 9:31 a.m.

The Elkhart County Health Department will hold flu vaccination clinics on Oct. 28, Nov. 3 and Nov. 18 in Elkhart.

 State Rep. Tim Wesco, a Republican seeking his third term in office, listens to a question during an interview at The Elkhart Truth on Oct. 16, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 25, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

The Republican faces a challenge from Democrat Jodi Buoscio for his District 21 Indiana House seat.

 The Sears store on Hively Avenue in Elkhart will remain open despite plans to close numerous other stores.
Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

A recent report said 77 Sears and Kmart stores would close.

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 3:52 p.m.

The fire started at about 11:10 a.m. when fiber was ignited in and around the structure’s ductwork. Only one person was injured. 

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 12:10 p.m.

The victim told police that he was punched and robbed by five masked men in their 20s.

 Firefighters direct water toward a corner of a smoldering garage while battling a house fire Friday, Oct. 23 in Elkhart.
Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 11:47 a.m.

The fire was first reported at about 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, and was extinguished by 1:30 p.m. Nobody was injured.

 A grand opening ceremony for the new Ox Bow Tower will take place at 1 p.m. Nov. 1. The public is invited to attend.
Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 8:32 a.m.

The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly rebuilt Ox Bow Tower. The original structure was destroyed by arson in 2010.

 

Posted on Oct. 24, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

This week’s Clubs & Organizations column includes reports from the Elkhart Breakfast Optimist Club, Goshen Rotary Club and League of Women Voters of Elkhart County.



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