$6 million

The Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce backs the bond plans, while some council members worry they don’t have enough say in the projects to be funded.

Tim Vandenack

Posted at 5:00 a.m.
Third House Meeting April 18

Sen. Joe Zakas, Rep. Doug Miller, Rep. Curt Nisly and Rep. Tim Wesco were at the Saturday, April 18, Third House meeting in Elkhart. The Indiana legislators offered no committed support for including LGBTQ protections within the state’s constitution.

Geoff Lesar

Posted on April 18, 2015 at 3:20 p.m.
DezJuan Sanders

In the last 2 1/2 years, shootings and stabbings have taken the lives of seven people age 18 and younger in Elkhart County.

J. C. Lee

Posted on April 17, 2015 at 10:16 p.m.
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