Monday, March 30, 2015

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The Sound of Music Anniversary-7

It’s been 50 years since “The Sound of Music” was released and 30 years since “The Breakfast Club” hit screens. In honor of their anniversaries, community blogger Brendon McCullin makes the case for enjoying the two films anew.


Posted at 5:12 p.m.
Palm_Sunday_Tornadoes64

Over the past several weeks, The Elkhart Truth asked members of the Elkhart County community to share their stories from the April 11, 1965, Palm Sunday tornadoes. Read on for 50 accounts of the storm, 50 years later.

Ann Elise Taylor

Posted on March 29, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.
Film Review Get Hard-5

Comedy superstars Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart team up in the new movie “Get Hard.” Does the duo work as a cinematic pair? Community blogger Brendon McCullin offers his review.


Posted on March 28, 2015 at 1:47 p.m.
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Posted on March 24, 2015 at 11:58 a.m.

The Elkhart County Historical Museum’s Palm Sunday tornadoes exhibit, “April 11, 1965,” opens on March 29 and will recognize the 50th anniversary of the storm.

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 11:39 a.m.

Have you ever been to a nature center? We have several in the area, including Woodlawn Nature Center, the Elkhart Environmental Center, Fernwood Botanical Garden and more. Community blogger Carla Gull shares her tips for making the most out of your visit.

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 10:21 a.m.

At the beginning of spring, before rain and sweepers have cleaned the streets, cyclists need to watch out for gravel and sand. Here’s some advice for safely cycling through the mess that’s accumulated on the sides of roads and in bike lanes.

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 2:12 p.m.

Printmaking takes patience and skill, but community blogger Steve Gruber says Alan Larkin combined both for instruction at IUSB. 

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 10:35 a.m.

The Kingsmen’s Academic Super Bowl teams took two first-place and three second-place spots at the Fort Wayne Dwenger invitational Monday night, March 16.

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 7:22 p.m.

I’m thrilled to abandon the stationary indoor bike for the first ride of spring outside.

Posted on March 21, 2015 at 3:23 p.m.

Wellfield Botanic Gardens’ Emma Wynn shares her tips for growing plants from seed, as well as advice for which plants, vegetables and flowers northern Indiana’s climate dictates you should start growing now.

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.

In the days before social media and modern technology, train depots were one of the places people gathered to meet, talk and hear the news, community blogger Tim Ashley says. Read on to learn about one that’s still standing in Akron, Fulton County.

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 12:59 p.m.

While researching World War I for an Elkhart County Historical Museum lecture series, community blogger Patrick McGuire found out how modern day fitness, medicine and even clocks were affected by the “Great War.”

Posted on March 17, 2015 at 12:20 p.m.

Community Blogger Jessica Baldanzi reviews “March: Book Two,” the second book in a graphic memoir trilogy by Georgia Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell.


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Box Office

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 11:23 a.m.
blood drive photo 1

Posted on March 16, 2015 at 11:34 a.m.
Fulton County bridge local remnants

Posted on March 11, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.
Box Office

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 9:46 a.m.
Maple Syrup tapping drilling Inside Outside Michiana

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 10:27 a.m.
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