Sunday, November 23, 2014

Backbench Warmer


 Bill Darwin's card - a keepsake, for sure.

Always memorable, the "Voice of Elkhart," who passed away May 7 at the age of 80, could light up a room and draw a laugh. It just came naturally. 

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 11:11 a.m.
 A crew member uses a backpack leaf blower to clean out a pothole as an Indiana Department of Transportation crew fills potholes along U.S. 33 at the intersection of C.R. 28 on the northwest side of Goshen Monday March 10, 2014.  Road crews through the county are dealing with the latest crop of potholes as the warming weather increases their frequency and size.

Elkhart County and others attracting commuters could be rewarded with more street and highway dollars, but the real challenge is the increasing cost of materials to pave and patch.

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 6:37 p.m.
 Yes4Elkhart stickers sit on a table outside a public meeting  about Elkhart's referendum held by the Yes4Elkhart campaign group at Pierre Moran Middle School in Elkhart on Monday, March 10, 2014.

Both groups pulling for 'yes' votes on May 6 – Yes4Elkhart and Yes for Concord Kids – have cash available for the election's closing days. Read the story to find out who's contributed what.

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.
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Posted on March 20, 2014 at 1:31 p.m.

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 Lawmakers will adjourn this year's short session today, but the final impact of one major bill will have to be decided at the local level.
Posted on March 13, 2014 at 11:29 a.m.

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Trevor Wendzonka
Trevor Wendzonka
Trevor Wendzonka started writing for The Elkhart Truth when it was only available on paper. The key credentials: seven years covering local government, then seven more working for the government. Today, he's in communications with the Greater Elkhart Chamber. Please feel free to be critical of him for all of the above.