Friday, October 24, 2014

 The retreat will feature Brenda L. Yoder, a local author and speaker whose writing was recently featured in “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life.”

A retreat Oct. 25 in Nappanee will offer busy moms guidance on balancing the stress of life and motherhood. Local speaker and author Brenda L. Yoder will be featured.

Sarah Duis

Posted on Oct. 21, 2014 at 6:27 p.m.
 Lisa Halle exhales, releasing a stream of vapor into the air as she demonstrates vaping at ZX Vape, which she owns with her husband Chad. The new store located on Third Street in downtown Goshen sells materials for e-smoking. Lisa explained the process of vaping Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.

ZX Vape is Elkhart County’s second vape store, but owners expect more to follow as trend keeps growing. Retailers say the tobacco-free nicotine offers a healthier, more satisfying smoking alternative.

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Oct. 14, 2014 at 6:03 p.m.
 Elkhart County has always been something of an industrial town. Click through the timeline to learn more.

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. 

Jeff Parrott

Posted on Oct. 12, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.
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Larry Fervida husked nearly 100 pounds of corn in 10 minutes, securing his top spot in the Indiana State Hand Corn Husking Contest.

 In a letter to state election officials, Republican Curt Nisly wrote that his company C-Tech Solution's relationship with the Elkhart County Clerk's Office does not give him an advantage or pose a conflict of interest in his bid for the District 22 Indiana House seat. The letter was in response to a formal complaint filed by David Kolbe, Democratic challenger in the same race.
Posted on Oct. 7, 2014 at 5:04 p.m.

District 22 candidate Curt Nisly responded to allegations made by challenger David Kolbe, which said he’s collecting voter data through the Elkhart County Clerk’s website. The site was designed by Nisly’s tech business.


Posted on Oct. 7, 2014 at 4:19 p.m.

A 26-year-old Bremen man was taken to Memorial Hospital after the car he was riding in was hit by another car and then hit a utility pole.

 The Elkhart Fall Flower Carpet has been installed Central Park.
Posted on Oct. 1, 2014 at 4:24 p.m.

Thousands of mums have been arranged into unique designs in downtown Elkhart and downtown Nappanee.

 Northwood High's Tanner Cleveland tries to stay ahead of Concord High's defense on a Friday night this season.
Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 8:38 a.m.

New columnist Mark Mikel reflects on the lessons he learned from NorthWood football and celebrates what’s happening this fall.

 This bus was made by Ameritrans in Elkhart. The company plans an expansion into Nappanee that will create 73 jobs by 2016.
Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 7:45 a.m.

The move by the bus manufacturer is expected to create 73 new jobs in the area by 2016. 

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 6:12 a.m.

Despite cooler temperatures, transmissions of the virus tend to be higher in the early fall.