Becky Arnold

At the 2015 Elkhart County 4-H Fair, seven Elkhart County women will compete to become the 4-H Senior Fair Queen. 

Posted at 12:15 a.m.

Travion Kirkland, 21, was sentenced on Thursday, July 2, and says he plans to appeal his conviction.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 3:33 p.m.

Clay classes for young artists use the methods of coil and slab work.

Jennifer Shephard

Posted on July 2, 2015 at 5:00 a.m.
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Karin Frey works to bring live music to Elkhart so residents can experience performances they otherwise might never have seen. 

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 1:14 p.m.

Fireworks are one of the best parts of July 4th celebrations, but shooting them off can be dangerous and expensive if you don’t follow the law. Here are a few safety tips, as well as firework regulations and laws for Indiana and Elkhart County.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 1:14 p.m.

The Democrat is one of nine vying for three at-large council seats.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 12:58 p.m.

Though it only opened for the season a few weeks ago, several essential repairs need to be made.

Posted on July 1, 2015 at 12:48 p.m.

Wondering whether city offices, trash pickup services, libraries, post offices, Interurban Trolley routes and courts will be operating as usual July 4th weekend? Here’s a look at which ones will be closed and open in Elkhart County.

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 8:12 p.m.

Four Elkhart County Mennonite churches have left their governing conference in the last year, and national church officials worry the issue threatens to split the denomination.

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 5:27 p.m.

The event is part of the church’s 175th anniversary celebrations. 

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 4:56 p.m.

The event on Sunday goes from noon to 4 p.m. and the public is invited.

Posted on June 30, 2015 at 1:02 p.m.

Here’s a look at where to watch firework shows around Elkhart County and Michiana in celebration of America’s Independence Day.


Posted on June 29, 2015 at 8:14 p.m.

Elkhart City Council reviewed tax breaks going to 13 companies earlier in the month, approving them as well. The latest action completes the annual review process.