Monday, October 20, 2014

 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.
 Six-year-old Cherie Zimmerman, left, watches Kevin Miller of Goshen wipe down a back tire on his 1970 International Harvester 756 at the third annual Wakarusa Tractor Show in Wakarusa Saturday, Oct.  4, 2014. Zimmerman walked around downtown with her brothers looking at the tractors as they waited for their father to run errands.

Dozens of tractors were on display in downtown Wakarusa Saturday, Oct. 4 for the third annual show.

Jennifer Shephard

Posted on Oct. 4, 2014 at 4:31 p.m.
 Northwood High's Tanner Cleveland tries to stay ahead of Concord High's defense on a Friday night this season.

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

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 8:38 a.m.
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Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 6:34 a.m.

After Kelsey Mikel died in a car crash at 16, her organs gave four strangers shots at healthy lives. Now, she and her family will represent Indiana organ donors on the Donate Life Rose Parade float.

Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:23 a.m.

Failing septic systems across Southwest and Foraker are contaminating nearby bodies of water. The fix is expected to cost roughly $1 million.