Side issues prompted some comments that probably rubbed a few people wrong at the Elkhart City Council meeting.

Dan Spalding

Posted on Nov. 18, 2014 at 6:39 p.m.

Elkhart’s city council will consider a request for $250,000 from the city to fight annexation lawsuits. TIF district expansion is also on agenda.

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Posted on Nov. 17, 2014 at 9:29 a.m.

They are attempting to run from Oregon to Washington D.C. and are blogging about some of the ideas they’ve gleaned along the way.


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Posted on Nov. 7, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.
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Two people spoke about police issues at Monday’s meeting.

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