Monday, September 1, 2014

 The smell of barbecue and the sound of music will fill Elkhart's Roosevelt Park Sunday for the Southside Family Fun Fest.

The Southside Family Fun Fest will run from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at Roosevelt Park.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 1:39 p.m.

Mayor Moore suggests tight finances won’t leave room for major pay hikes for police in 2015.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 2:04 p.m.
 The political action committee for the Indiana Farm Bureau announced its support for U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski Friday, Aug. 29.

Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT endorses candidates based on their attention to agricultural and rural issues.

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 5:22 p.m.
 Cobus Creek, viewed from Elkhart Road, opposite the outlet to Garver Lake in Ontwa Township, Mich. A proposed sewage treatment plant nearby that would discharge into the creek, which flows into Elkhart County, has generated the opposition of Elkhart officials.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:19 p.m.

Critics in Michigan and Elkhart County worry the proposed sewer plant would harm Cobus Creek.

 David Kolbe, Democratic candidate for the Indiana House District 22 seat. He's filed a complaint with Indiana election officials stemming from Republican hopeful Curt Nisly's role in developing the Elkhart County election website.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 2:07 p.m.

Nisly is the GOPer in the District 22 contest and his work on the website irks the Democratic contender.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, center, in a screen grab from her campaign ad,
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

Walorski cites her role in the bipartisan VA reform measure while Bock points to her role in the government shutdown last year.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski speaks to graduating seniors at Bethel College on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Walorski has received endorsements from two key business groups in her 2014 re-election campaign.
Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 at 7:26 p.m.

Her Democratic opponent, meanwhile, was to be joined by U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri at a campaign event.

 Adults help escort young children home from classes at Roosevelt School on Aug. 20, 2014. The group was walking along Benham Avenue in Elkhart's south central neighborhood.
Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 at 1:57 p.m.

Amanda Irons, a teacher at an alternative school, cites the importance of connecting with people in the neighborhood.

 Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore reads a statement about the aftermath of the Garfield Avenue incident involving a police officer in July. The mayor answered questions from the media in the council chambers after reading his statement Friday, August 22, 2014.
Updated on Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:25 a.m.

The Elkhart mayor held a news conference Friday morning, where he talked about recent incidents between police and residents living in the West Garfield neighborhood.

Updated on Aug. 22, 2014 at 10:19 a.m.

The two-term governor and former U.S. senator still has nearly $10 million in his campaign fund.

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