Sunday, November 23, 2014



 American Countryside Farmer's Market was one of the most significant development efforts on S.R. 19 south in recent years, but it closed in Sept. 2010 due to slow business. The building remains unused on Nov. 21, 2014.


This week, our readers asked why there are so few restaurants, stores and places of entertainment along S.R. 19 south. Here’s the answer, as well as a glimpse into the area’s future.

Posted on Nov. 22, 2014 at 12:58 p.m.
 Charles Wade, left, and Mike Mack have joined the KZ RV sales staff and will focus on the company's three lines of fifth wheel products.

Here’s the latest on the hirings and accomplishments of professionals across northern Indiana.

Posted on Nov. 22, 2014 at 2:38 p.m.
 Pete Van Baalen, general manager, Elkhart Truth

Following a lengthy tenure at Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., Van Baalen has joined The Elkhart Truth and is enthusiastic about the media company’s approach to serving the community.

Dan Spalding

Posted on Nov. 22, 2014 at 10:01 a.m.
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Posted on Nov. 21, 2014 at 11:08 a.m.

The weed, which can reach over 6 feet in height and lives in versatile conditions, has a way of creeping up and surprising people. Here’s some information about Johnsongrass and how to get rid of it. 

 Gonzalo Esparza, right, works with an aluminum frame with Roberto Cuevas, left, on the production floor at Challenger Designs in Nappanee on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The company, which builds counters, outdoor kitchens and carts for use in garages, is expanding with a new building that the company hopes will be operational in early spring.
Posted on Nov. 20, 2014 at 9:23 p.m.

The aluminum cabinet maker plans to break ground on a new 60,000-square-foot facility next to its home on U.S. 6.

 Chris Parish stands in the doorway of his Elkhart home in late 2006, several months after his release from prison after spending eight years there for a crime he didn't commit. Several of the city's insurance companies are fighting in court over who should have to pay the $4.9 million settlement that Parish received earlier this year.
Posted on Nov. 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Chris Parish received $4.9 million in an out-of-court settlement after spending 10 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Now, several insurance companies are in a legal battle over which one is responsible for paying.

 This file photo shows the McIntosh Greenhouse and Garden Center on U.S. 33 in Goshen. It closed in 2013 after 40 years in business. The site will become the location of a repair and accessory sales business focused on RVs and trucks.
Posted on Nov. 18, 2014 at 7:56 p.m.

Wave Express and Recreation Customs Inc. is expanding its operations to the site of a former greenhouse and garden center.

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