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 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.

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


Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 4:19 p.m.
 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.

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


Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 2:07 p.m.
 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, center, in a screen grab from her campaign ad,

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


Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.
 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.

 Chris Conklin tells the Elkhart County Board of Zoning Appeals about her positive relationship with the feral cats she and her husband give food, water, and occasional outdoor shelter to at their home on Ideal Beach.
Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 at 8:25 p.m.

An Osolo Township couple has successfully appealed a county zoning ruling that advocates say would have had devastating consequences for the local feral cat population.

 Denis Arriola, center, and his grandmother, Petronila Corrales, left, and father Rubin Arriola are pictured at Corrales' Elkhart home. Denis came last year from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to be with his grandmother, parents and other relatives here, part of an influx of Central American children coming to the United States
Posted on Aug. 21, 2014 at 7:44 a.m.

Petronila Corrales’ grandson counts among the increasing number of unaccompanied children leaving Honduras to be with family in the United States.

 City Council president Ron Troyer, pictured in this file photo, is leading an effort to look into code enforcement and rental registration. Councilman David Henke is behind Troyer.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 1:01 p.m.

The City Council president plans to form a task force to look at landlord concerns but Mayor Dick Moore said his administration won’t participate because council has “no credibility” with its task forces. 

 Democratic U.S. House hopeful Joe Bock has released his first television ad of the campaign, touting his humanitarian work in disaster zones and vowing to help fix the latest disaster, in Washington, D.C. He's challenging Republican incumbent Jackie Walorski. Photo is a screen grab from the YouTube video of the ad.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 11:27 a.m.

He touts his prior work as a humanitarian worker in disaster zones, contrasting those situations with the state of things in the U.S. He’s challenging Jackie Walorski for her seat.

 David Kolbe is running for the Indiana House District 48 seat.
Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 9:25 a.m.

Indiana House district 22 candidate David Kolbe has filed a complaint with the Indiana Election Commission alleging campaign improprieties by his opponent Curt Nisly.

 This undated photo shows 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. 20, 2014 at 7:00 a.m.

The Elkhart Board of Public Works cites misleading information in the proposal in a formal letter to Michigan officials.


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