Tuesday, October 21, 2014

 Trick-or-treaters make their way up to a house on Strong Avenue in Elkhart on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. The off-and-on rain didn't stop groups of parents from taking their children door to door for candy.

Stay safe this Halloween with these guidelines from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Emily Pfund

Posted at 8:15 a.m.
 Employers are hiring in Michiana.

Companies are looking for welders, drivers and nurses. Check out the latest job listings from Elkhart, New Paris, Granger, South Bend and across northern Indiana.

Lydia Sheaks

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 6:23 a.m.
 County hospitals are seeking an exemption from making doctors and staff's salaries public.

The workshop runs six weeks and is free and open to the public.

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 6:04 p.m.
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 The front of the newly renovated Lerner Theatre in downtown Elkhart is illuminated by accent lighting and its new signs and marquee on June 8, 2011, days before the theater was to be reopened to the public. From 1961 to 1987, the theater was owned and operated by Bill Miller. Miller was a popular figure in Elkhart and he was described as being as influential as the mayor. Miller's relationships helped draw major stars like Bob Hope to Elkhart.|128421
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Buddy Guy will also make an appearance. 

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Looking for Halloween costume ideas that are a little more creative than Elsa from Frozen or Batman? These easy DIY costumes are adorable — and making them won’t break the bank.

 Chet Pierce laughs with son Wesley, 12, while bouncing a ball back and forth Thursday, Sept. 11.
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After a 2012 change in member plans for school-aged children, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield cut approved hours for a specialized therapy for autistic children. Now a Wakarusa couple is fighting to get the therapy they say their son needs.

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Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.

Columnist Sharon Randall muses on important life lessons as her daughter’s birthday approaches.

 LorI Floyd, of Goshen, sits in her living room for a portrait on Sept. 10, 2014, in a house she bought six years ago, just four months after losing her administration assistant job at Monaco Coach in 2008. She said losing her job was
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 10:27 a.m.

A laid-off RV worker finds a new direction after the recession and a sick man gets better after being reunited with his dog. These stories are sure to put a smile on your face.

 Knollwood Corn Maze in New Paris
Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 6:32 p.m.

If you’re looking to test your memory and work your feet, consider taking a trip to one of these corn mazes in northern Indiana.

 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.
Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

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.

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