Friday, November 28, 2014



 File photo of Dick Moore taken Sept. 30, 2014.

The two-term mayor is calling the gathering a “friend raiser.” The public is invited to come partake in food, fun and music. 

Dan Spalding

Posted at 12:26 p.m.
 Elkhart County immigration lawyer Felipe Merino discusses recent changes in immigration guidelines at a gathering at Hively Avenue Mennonite Church in Elkhart. About 100 attended the gathering, held Nov. 25, 2014.

Combined with previous immigration changes, 40,000 of the state’s undocumented immigrants potentially have a means to secure permission to legally remain and work.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014 at 4:08 p.m.
 Karen Viveros of La Casa Inc. of Goshen fields questions after an information session on changes in immigration law announced by President Obama last week. The session was held Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at College Mennonite Church on the Goshen College campus.

An informational session sponsored by immigrant advocates and held at College Mennonite Church drew about 150 participants.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 4:04 p.m.
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Posted on Nov. 24, 2014 at 6:26 p.m.

Likewise, spending in the 2nd District race for 2014 is up compared to 2008 and down in every other House district in the state.

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 9:19 p.m.

A foe of illegal immigration worries the changes could spur more immigrants to illegally come to the United States.

Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 1:28 p.m.

The officials — Sens. Coats and Donnelly, among others — didn’t offer comments or criticism on the specific details of Obama’s measures.

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.

The president announced a series of measures to reform the immigration system.

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 6:16 p.m.

Major networks aren’t airing the address, but there are still plenty of places to hear Obama’s announcement. 

Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 6:17 a.m.

He represents District 22, which covers a large part of northern Kosciusko County and part of southern Elkhart County, including Nappanee and New Paris. 

Posted on Nov. 19, 2014 at 1:34 p.m.

Doug Miller ran unopposed and was elected on Nov. 4 to serve District 48. 


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

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

Posted on Nov. 18, 2014 at 11:25 a.m.

Approval of the expansion proposal in Indiana remains the subject of deliberation among federal authorities.

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