Trees with Forester

An upcoming series of interactive, hands-on classes will teach Elkhart County kids to love the natural environment surrounding them, community blogger Carla Gull says. Each class gets kids outside and is taught by a local natural resource expert. 

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 4:52 p.m.
Lea Goldman at Work

Lea Goldman, a South Bend artist, works to weave tales into her paintings that calm, entertain and share wisdom. Community blogger Steve Gruber recently chatted with her about her artwork, which will be on display during the next Elkhart ArtWalk.

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 3:20 p.m.
Oaklawn Elkhart Campus

Since David Smail, a man from the Michiana area, was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, he’s worked to overcome his mental illness, learn to live with it and help others do the same.

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 11:07 a.m.
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The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is unveiling a new program that they hope will help reduce traffic-related crashes involving cyclists.

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 10:42 a.m.

National Nurses Week begins Wednesday, May 6, as people across the U.S. honor those who work around the clock to give care.

Posted on May 6, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.

The Old Timers’ meeting gave way to pranks of a Halloween past when a buggy was put on a roof of a downtown business. 

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:33 p.m.

Students from four Elkhart County high schools sent in pictures from their proms on Saturday, May 2. Here’s a look at their photos, as well as instructions for how to send us your own.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 11:17 a.m.

Today a small service road north of Warsaw connects drivers to businesses, but it once served as an alignment for S.R. 15. Remnants of roads like this one can give us insight into our community’s past, community blogger Tim Ashley says.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 11:01 a.m.

“Saxophobia” is performing at the Lerner Theatre Monday, May 11, for the second annual Elkhart Jazz Festival Preview Party. In anticipation of the show, Rob Verdi sat down with community blogger Trevor Wendzonka to talk about saxophones, music and Elkhart’s past.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.

Mariel Hemingway — an actress, model, author and mental health advocate — will speak in Elkhart for Oaklawn’s 2015 Spring Spectacular, which helps fund the organization’s efforts to provide mental health treatment to those who can’t otherwise afford it.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 12:07 a.m.

One in 12 people in the United States — about 25 million people — had asthma in 2009, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Asthma killed 185 children and 3,262 adults in the U.S. in 2007, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

Area births from April 24-April 30.

Posted on May 5, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — Several local undergraduate students graduated April 26 from Goshen College during the 117th commencement.


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