Saturday, September 20, 2014

 Scarletta performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, in Elkhart's Lerner Theatre. Singer-songwriter Paul Erdman opens. Tickets available at

Scarletta, which was named one of Billboard’s top 10 country artists to watch, will play at The Lerner Theatre Thursday, Sept. 18. 

Posted on Sept. 17, 2014 at 2:49 p.m.
 Artist Florindo Rozante poses in the living room of his downtown Elkhart loft apartment.

Florindo Rozante, whose career path took him from Yves Saint-Laurent to The Art Institute of Chicago, could have chosen to live somewhere a bit more artsy – however, Elkhart’s charm got to him. Read on for more about the artist, as well as his beautifully decorated apartment on Main Street.

Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 2:19 p.m.
 Our family wore jerseys, we watched football, we had a tailgate style party and football games – we didn't dwell on the small guest list. He had a blast, and so did our entire family.

Sometimes life with a special needs child doesn’t turn out how you’d always imagined it would. However, community blogger Kari Horton says the trick is learning to find happiness in the midst of the storm.

Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 12:04 p.m.
 This stretch of road, now known as C.R. 43, was once an alternate route for S.R. 13 in Elkhart County.
Posted on Sept. 16, 2014 at 11:12 a.m.

Once, C.R. 43 in Elkhart County was an alternate route for S.R. 13 known as S.R. 13A. Here’s a look at how the road has evolved in response to other changes time has brought to the area.

Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 10:04 a.m.

Many people still think that comics discourage kids from reading, but not Jessica Baldanzi. In her latest blog post, she reviews two books that were designed to encourage kids to practice reading, thinking, and communicating in a visually complex society.

 Nine-year-old Steven Allen, right, and his sister Kiyra Allen, 8, watch as a truck turns onto Woodward Avenue as they ride their bikes on Massachusetts Avenue near their home Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 7:19 a.m.

In his latest blog, John Yoder writes about various ways that motorists can help make the roads safer for cyclists and motorists alike.

 A historic photo of Bonneyville Mill, which will be the focus on Bonneyville Heritage Day on September 13th.
Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

Edward Bonney is known around the area for building the Bonneyville Mill – however, life later led him to become an escaped criminal, a bounty hunter, a detective and a Civil War veteran.

 A hazelnut seedling grows in community blogger Patricia Oakley's garden.
Posted on Sept. 11, 2014 at 5:26 p.m.


The Arbor Day Foundation has asked gardeners for help developing hazelnuts that can be used for food, livestock feed and bio-energy. Community blogger Patricia Oakley shares her story about taking part in the project.

 Know you are stronger because of the hurdles you are forced to jump through, community blogger Monica Murphy says.
Posted on Sept. 10, 2014 at 10:32 a.m.

Sometimes the hurdles we face in life can make things seem hopeless. However, there is always hope, and with determination and positivity, you can achieve your goals, community blogger Monica Murphy says.

Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 1:40 p.m.

Believe it or not, your world is greatly affected by dictionaries and the definitions they contain. They play a role in conflict, maintaining peace and the way we interact with the world around us, community blogger Esther Swartzentruber says.

 Former one-room schoolhouse in York Township.
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 12:49 p.m.

A building that once served as a one-room schoolhouse for children in York Township still stands today and has been repurposed as a family home.

 A total of 354 brand new 24-count crayon boxes were donated at Destani's birthday party.
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 11:34 a.m.

Destani wanted to do something special for her 12th birthday. So, she decided to dedicate the day to raising funds and gathering gifts for 300 children whose parents have been diagnosed with cancer. 

 Lyle Miller, Goshen, waits for traffic to clear before crossing Plymouth Ave in Goshen.  Bicycle traffic needs are becoming more important to city planners as more people are riding
Posted on Sept. 9, 2014 at 10:02 a.m.

As motorists, we have an opportunity to interact with the cyclists in a supportive way by letting the cyclist know that we respect their right to be on the road.

 After being taken off exhibit, this trumpet will go through an important process that includes documentation, condition reports, cleaning and proper storage. Check out the tools of a collections worker that'll be used to care for this instrument.

Posted on Sept. 4, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
 My son finds comfort in his room filled with his favorite things.

Posted on Sept. 3, 2014 at 2:31 p.m.
 A remnant of Steer Inn restaurant still stands in Kosciusko County.

Posted on Sept. 3, 2014 at 10:07 a.m.
 A bicyclist rides west on Beardsley Avenue as a motorist drives around him July 29, 2014.

Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 2:39 p.m.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:44 p.m.
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