Saturday, April 18, 2015



Third House Meeting April 18

Sen. Joe Zakas, Rep. Doug Miller, Rep. Curt Nisly and Rep. Tim Wesco were at the Saturday, April 18, Third House meeting in Elkhart. The Indiana legislators offered no committed support for including LGBTQ protections within the state’s constitution.

Geoff Lesar

Posted at 3:20 p.m.
Third House Meeting April 18

State legislators representing Elkhart County will gather to speak with the public and answer questions at a Third House meeting in Elkhart Saturday, April 18. 

Geoff Lesar

Posted at 9:25 a.m.

With three pending lawsuits contesting Elkhart’s move to absorb three areas on the city periphery, annexation has become fraught with controversy.

Tim Vandenack

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The Nappanee mayoral and city council candidates gathered for a forum in downtown Nappanee Thursday, April 16.

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They spoke at a forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce, which has emphasized the quality of life, or livability, as a spur to growth.

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He’s directed the city’s legal counsel to come up with proposed ordinance changes that could go to the Elkhart City Council by May 4.

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The forum will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Dal-Mar Catering Banquet Hall.

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Walorski, among many others, indicated potential interest in running for the Senate after U.S. Sen. Dan Coats announced last month he wouldn’t seek re-election.

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Grant funds were pursued but that didn’t pan out, so city leaders are going to use tax increment finance district money instead.

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On the GOP side, Tim Neese and Dan Boecher are facing off. Incumbent Mayor Dick Moore, a Democrat, faces a challenge from Caleb Owens.

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Particularly controversial within the projects that’d be funded by the bonds is the proposed purchase of the old Alick’s Home Medical Equipment site off of East Jackson Boulevard.

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The theme of the talk — just one in a series — is “Law Enforcement in Elkhart County” and will feature Elkhart Police Chief Laura Koch and Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers as the speakers. 

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Two Elkhart mayoral candidates said there are plans to tear down or replace the Elkhart Youth and Community Center’s former home, but stayed mum on more detail.

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