Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A man struck two police cars during a chase that reached speeds of 80 mph Monday, Aug. 18.

Posted at 12:35 a.m.
 Thirteen-year-old Miranda Kane of Bristol got a chance to make friends with a corn snake at one of the nature booths at this year'€™s 5th annual Riverfest held in Riverbend Park in Middlebury.

The fifth annual event showcased bats, fish and more. 

Posted on Aug. 16, 2014 at 8:50 p.m.
 Gregory Rose, 56, faces up to 68 years in prison after a jury found him guilty of two counts of child molesting Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

Gregory Rose, 56, was found guilty on charges related to the 2010 molestation of a 10-year-old family member.

Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 8:04 a.m.
 Katy Pickett won the right to ring the bell opening NASDAQ trading Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, when her district won Fastenal's quarterly sales contest.
Posted on Aug. 15, 2014 at 6:27 a.m.

The northern Indiana district manager for Fastenal earned the honor of opening trading Monday, Aug. 18, on the NASDAQ stock exchange after her company exceeded its quarterly sales goal by 201 percent.


 Middlebury's 2014 Distinguished Young Woman, Hanna Zook, waived to the crowd during the Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2014 at 9:49 p.m.

A large crowd lined Main Street in Middlebury on Saturday to enjoy the 47th Annual Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.

 Buggy parking filled up outside the festival. Middlebury's Summer Festival continued on Friday, Aug. 8 with a  performance by the band Dang!, a garden tractor pull and lots of food and craft vendors.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 10:01 p.m.

This year’s festival, held in Middlebury’s charming downtown area, featured shiny hot rod tractors, fun rock bands, family activities, fair food and more.

 Goshen Middle School students make their way from the buses to the building to start the first day of the school year Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.

Teachers have to take a different approach when teaching kindergarteners and middle school students. Here’s how two of Elkhart County’s newest teachers plan to win over their classes.

Posted on Aug. 7, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Pasquale Rulli was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Aug. 6 after violating his probation by being arrested for public intoxication, among other offenses.

 Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, attend a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in  Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, June 2, 2014.  Nigerian police banned protests in the capital demanding that the government rescues the more than 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram militants.
Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 3:07 p.m.

Most of the schoolgirls who were kidnapped by militant Islamists in April belong to the Church of the Brethren, which has several locations in Elkhart County. Here’s information on where and when to attend prayer services.

Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 8:53 a.m.

Meet two area MMA fighters hoping to make it big on the professional UFC circuit.

 The ETHOS Science Bus will be at Riverfest.
Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 10:27 p.m.

Water, hands-on activities and live animals make for fun at Riverfest.

 The Middlebury Town Council approved allowing the Middlebury Fire Department to burn down this vacant building owned by the Essenhaus as part of a training exercise on around 6 p.m. Aug. 19.
Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 12:05 p.m.

The fire will close Wayne Avenue for a short time.

 The Middlebury American Legion Color Guard marches in the Middlebury Summer Festival Parade.
Posted on Aug. 4, 2014 at 4:37 p.m.

Meet friends and enjoy a live music, food, games, a clown and a parade.

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