Monday, October 20, 2014

 Old Hoosier Meats owner Randy Grewe kneels beside the Middlebury Pig, who normally is seen in front of his shop.  The Middlebury Pig will be a part of the Mini Golf at the Library fundraiser, but you will have to come and play mini golf to see how.

The annual fundraiser benefits the Middlebury Community Library, Middlebury Community Historical Museum and Friends of Middlebury Parks.

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 7:35 a.m.
 We stopped for a picture on the Pumpkinvine logo in the trail. Anna and Noah with grandparents, June and John Yoder. Noah took his helmet off for the picture.

Community blogger John D. Yoder enjoys riding on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail with his wife and grandchildren, ages 5 and 7. The trail is level, and there are many opportunities for safety tips and adventures along the way.

Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.
 E. Warren Street will be closed for about two weeks so that the bridge over the Little Elkhart River can be refurbished. After the bridge is finished, the town will repave East Warren Street from the bridge to the town limits.

The projects include improving water pressure to the Highland Hills neighborhoods, refurbishing the bridge on E. Warren Street and more.

Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 10:57 a.m.
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 East Warren Street will be closed for about two weeks so that the bridge over the Little Elkhart River can be refurbished.  After the bridge is finished, the town will repave East Warren Street from the bridge to the town limits.
Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 8:46 p.m.

Travel on C.R. 16 will be detoured due to a bridge closing and a road paving project.

 Joe Bock, Democratic hopeful for the 2nd District U.S. House seat, answered questions at the Middlebury Community Public Library's candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Posted on Oct. 15, 2014 at 8:47 p.m.

A recent candidate forum in Middlebury included 2nd District U.S. House seat candidate Joe Bock, Elkhart County sheriff incumbent Brad Rogers and sheriff candidate Norman Anderson.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican, visited recreational vehicle manufacturer Jayco Inc. in Middlebury on Oct. 14, 2014. Here she's flanked by Joe Thompson, left, Jayco's vice president of operations, and Derald Bontrager, Jayco's president and chief executive officer.
Posted on Oct. 14, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

The first-time congresswoman pressed the president on foreign policy during her visit to a Middlebury factory Tuesday, Oct. 14.

 A poll worker hands a voting card to a voter at the vote center at Trinity United Methodist Church Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 12, 2014 at 2:29 p.m.

Participants include Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers, Democratic sheriff candidate Norman Anderson and U.S. House of Representatives District 2 candidate Joe Bock.

 Elkhart County has always been something of an industrial town. Click through the timeline to learn more.
Posted on Oct. 12, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

Although the manufactured housing industry isn’t exactly suffering these days, it’s still a different beast from what it was before the Great Recession. 

Posted on Oct. 10, 2014 at 8:35 a.m.

Two area Dairy Queens — one in South Bend and one in Middlebury — were impacted by a cyber attack that may have compromised some customers’ credit card information.

 Pete Fore pictured at Middlebury Walks for a Cure in 2009.
Posted on Oct. 8, 2014 at 5:17 p.m.

A Middlebury man has started Traveling Lamp of Hope and Comfort, a project that aims to remind cancer patients they’re being prayed for, remembered and loved.

 Upcoming road work will close Warren Street  in Middlebury for about two weeks.
Posted on Oct. 7, 2014 at 1:07 p.m.

In a few weeks, repairs to the E. Warren Street bridge will close the road for about two weeks. 

 Monica Miller and her daughter, Riley, visited the bable hoonoring breast cancer survivors at Middlebury Walks for a Cure on October 5.  They came to walk in honor of Monica's mother in law and her grandmother.  The table held gifts for those who have survived breast cancer.
Posted on Oct. 6, 2014 at 11:34 a.m.

This is the tenth year people have taken to the streets in Middlebury to raise funds against breast cancer.

 Meghon Cawood, bottom center, and other runners kickstart the Middlebury Walks for a Cure Sunday, Oct. 5 near Orchard View Elementary School. More than 200 participants signed up for the event.
Posted on Oct. 5, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

The event raises awareness and funds for Elkhart County cancer centers.