Fireworks are one of the best parts of July 4th celebrations, but shooting them off can be dangerous and expensive if you don’t follow the law. Here are a few safety tips, as well as firework regulations and laws for Indiana and Elkhart County.

Kara Berg

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Wondering whether city offices, trash pickup services, libraries, post offices, Interurban Trolley routes and courts will be operating as usual July 4th weekend? Here’s a look at which ones will be closed and open in Elkhart County.

Tori Fater

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Jenkins only has one more date to pass before running unopposed in the November election. 

Kara Berg

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
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Here’s a look at where to watch firework shows around Elkhart County and Michiana in celebration of America’s Independence Day.


Posted on June 28, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

Phoenix-based Cavco is planning to invest in new equipment and employee training, executives said.

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 4:20 p.m.

The industrial park will allow for businesses to start building on more than 400 acres. 

Posted on June 23, 2015 at 2:29 p.m.

A semi pushed a truck into the back of a buggy on U.S. 6 east of C.R. 9.

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 4:49 p.m.

Bryan and Diane Carter, who died June 4, 2015, were found together in their Jacuzzi, embracing. Their daughter said dying together was the only way they would have wanted to go. 

Posted on June 15, 2015 at 5:03 p.m.

The NorthWood football team gave up their Saturday morning sleep-in to help the community. 

Posted on June 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

The Antique Tractor Cruise-In supports United Cancer Services of Elkhart County, a cancer agency that gives those diagnosed with cancer financial and emotional support. 

Posted on June 13, 2015 at 5:05 p.m.

The event included a grilling contest on Big Green Egg grills. 

Posted on June 11, 2015 at 3:43 p.m.

CR 44 East also will be closed at the roundabout.

Posted on June 10, 2015 at 6:12 p.m.

The former NorthWood High School teacher and announcer and the library volunteer were active at Union Center Church of the Brethren.