Monday, July 28, 2014

 This undated photo shows an Elkhart police car.

Recent public meetings between Elkhart officials, neighborhood residents and advocates reveal a willingness to dialogue, but also underlying animosity.

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:56 a.m.
 Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill discusses the June 9 police raids involving stores that allegedly sold synthetic marijuana.

Curtis Hill said before to the June 9 bust, all the convenience stores shuttered agreed to voluntary searches and were warned to stop selling fake pot.

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 12:14 p.m.
 This undated photo shows a morning view of South Main Street in downtown Elkhart.

Elkhart's arts, theater and Heritage Trail among the amenities that contributed to ranking.

Posted on May 2, 2014 at 6:31 p.m.
 Steve McCloskey (right) and Matt Fiandt of Legacy Landscapes finished up work in late April on the Premier Art's new Quilt Garden in downtown Elkhart. Flowers will be planted in about two weeks, and the Quilt Garden is visible from South Main Street, just south of the Lerner Theatre and Elkhart Chamber building.
Posted on May 1, 2014 at 1:43 p.m.

A Premier Arts garden taking root next to the Lerner/chamber building.

 A view of the backyard and some of the contents left behind at 167 Division St., Elkhart, on Monday, April 28, 2014. A contractor tore down the building Monday for the city.
Posted on April 29, 2014 at 4:22 p.m.

The city of Elkhart and the homeowner often had extended wranglings until the home on Division Street was condemned for various code and health concerns last year.

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