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 The District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a candidate forum Monday, April 21, 2014, in Elkhart are (from left) Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. Several posts are up for grabs in the May 6 primary election and four forums are slated ahead of Election Day.

The NAACP, Americans for Prosperity, Elkhart County Young Republicans and Kiwanis Club of Elkhart are hosting the events.

Tim Vandenack
Posted 51 minutes ago
 State representative Timothy Wesco explains what the Indiana House is working on as he addresses the Third House meeting at the Elkhart Public Library on March 7, 2014.

Carlin Yoder and Tim Wesco explain why they haven't expressed support for Concord Community Schools' referendum.

Lydia Sheaks
Posted 2 hours ago
 A woman enters the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branch Thursday, March 7, 2013, on Harrison Street in Elkhart. BMV branches will extend operational hours on May 5 and 6 to accommodate would-be voters needing identification cards.

Per state law, voters must show identification when voting in the May 6 primary.

Tim Vandenack
Posted 2 hours ago
 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers makes an address during his April 18-20, 2014, visit to Bunkerville, Nev. The rural area was the site of a showdown between a rancher and federal officials who critics say overstepped their authority. The photo is a screen grab from a YouTube video of the address, at http://bit.ly/1mAHnNF.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 7:18 p.m.

The sheriff defends his visit to the site of a simmering conflict with federal officials, saying its his duty to protect against federal overreach.

 Yes4Elkhart stickers sit on a table outside a public meeting  about Elkhart's referendum held by the Yes4Elkhart campaign group at Pierre Moran Middle School in Elkhart on Monday, March 10, 2014.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.

Both groups pulling for 'yes' votes on May 6 – Yes4Elkhart and Yes for Concord Kids – have cash available for the election's closing days. Read the story to find out who's contributed what.

 Curt Nisly, Republican challenger for the District 22 seat in the Indiana House.
Posted on April 23, 2014 at 4:32 p.m.

Rep. Rebecca Kubacki is facing an intense challenge from Curt Nisly for the District 22 seat.

 From left to right, the District 48 Indiana House hopefuls at a forum Monday, April 21, 2014: Doug Miller, Jesse Bohannon and Adam Bujalski. The three appeared at the Pitch and Pull, a forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.

Jesse Bohannon, Adam Bujalski and Doug Miller are competing for the Elkhart County-based seat.

 Jesse Bohannon
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

Indiana Rep. Jim Lucas cited Bohannon's support for gun rights.

 Elkhart County Recorder Jerry Weaver, right, speaks at a candidate forum Monday, April 21, as one of his challengers, Jennifer Doriot, left, looks on. The forum, co-sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, drew candidates for several positions and was held at Iechyd Da in Elkhart.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 7:37 a.m.

Candidates running for election in the May 6 primaries gathered at Iechyd Da Monday night for a Dyngus Day event that gave voters a chance to get to know who is running. Here's what the candidates said.

 Dump trucks full of gravel line up as an Elkhart County highway crew puts new chip and seal on C.R. 37 south of S.R. 4 in August 2013. The highway department's next project is to berm roads across the county for eight weeks starting May 5.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:17 p.m.

An eight-week berming project will level roads across the county. Find out if your residence or business will be affected.

 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:02 p.m.

The sheriff is a foe of federal government overreach and pressed for the local Nevada sheriff to get involved in the issue.

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 7:02 p.m.

A forum that brings citizens and candidates in the upcoming election together starts at 7 p.m. Monday, April 21. Check out the story to see what our reporters are saying about the event and the candidates in real time.

 Elkhart County residents can now look up county ordinances on the web instead of calling or making a trip to a government office. The updated and digitized code can be accessed through www.elkhartcountyindiana.com
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:16 p.m.

The Elkhart County Code of Ordinances has been updated and put on the web, making local laws more accessible than ever. 


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