Friday, August 29, 2014

 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 at 4:19 p.m.

A federal education official praised the state for significant reforms it had made to the education system.

Updated at 5:04 p.m.
 Jimtown head coach Bill Sharpe watches his squad warm up during his final season as a coach in 2006.

With son, David, coaching at Glenn, former Jimtown great Bill Sharpe has mixed feelings about returning to Baugo.

Posted at 6:31 p.m.
 NorthWood's Quinn Stillson serves in the No. 1 doubles match. NorthWood hosted Concord in a boys tennis match in Nappanee on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Posted at 11:48 p.m.

Penn roars past Elkhart Central, while Goshen improves to 8-0 and Fairfield to 4-0.

 Edwardsburg High School seniors and twins Sierra (left) and Saige Gaunder sign to continue their academic and volleyball careers at Graceland University in Laconi, Iowa, in front of parents John and Dianne Gaunder and Krush Volleyball Club coach Vince Streling.
Posted at 4:13 p.m.

Saige and Sierra Gaunder will be attending an NAIA school.

 In this file photo, Kasey Bute (right) assembles pallets at the Crossing on Thursday May 1, 2014. Teacher Erin Palladay is at left rear. The Crossing recently received grants from the United Way of Elkhart County and Old National Bank to support its job training programs.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 2:18 p.m.

The United Way of Elkhart County and Old National Bank recently gave The Crossing grants to support the alternative high school’s job training programs. 

 Jared Rosentreter and Nick Rhorer play their tubas during marching band practice at Jimtown High School Tuesday evening, Aug. 26, 2014. Jimtown's band is one of the smallest in area, but it has grown each year since it first started three years ago.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 9:23 a.m.

The marching band program at Jimtown High School is growing and this year, they’re taking on a more difficult routine.

 Wednesday's girls soccer results.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 11:35 p.m.

Lynch one of seven Kingsmen to score in the first half of a 9-0 victory.

 Fairfield Falcons will play host to NorthWood for the first time on the football field Friday, Aug. 29.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 7:57 p.m.

It’s been a 20-minute drive for 45 years, but the Panthers and Falcons play in all sports but football.

 The Concord High School marching band performs during the 2013 ISSMA State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 2, 2013. Concord placed second in its class.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Here are details about what area high school marching bands are planning for this year, plus how you can see them perform. 

Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 11:52 a.m.

Check out news about what local college students are doing on campus.

 Elkhart Memorial's Tori Mills participates in volleyball practice with the Charger squad on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Elkhart.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Tori Mills, the Crimson Chargers’ setter, has played volleyball for Jacquie Rost since the sixth grade.


 Karvel Anderson, an Elkhart Memorial and Robert Morris University graduate, will play in a professional basketball league in Italy beginning in October 2014.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.

As he looks forward to playing professional basketball in Italy, the once homeless Elkhart Memorial graduate says he had to leave his hometown behind to chase his dreams.

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