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BRISTOL — The Town of Bristol has been working with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) to create its first comprehensive plan known as Bristol 2030 Comprehensive Plan, “A Grand Vision for our Hometown,” and is asking for input from the community.

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SOUTH BEND — An Elkhart man received a nine-year sentence after admitting to federal charges of mail fraud and identity theft.

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BRISTOL — A historical museum presentation about an ongoing event may be a bit unusual. Nevertheless, the Elkhart County Historical Museum will present “Virtual Stories of Elkhart: The COVID-19 Pandemic” next week to chronicle how the county has been impacted.

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BRISTOL — A new RV inspection facility is opening in Bristol and will bring more than 100 jobs to the area, according to the Michigan-based RV dealer General RV Center.

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BRISTOL — An advanced manufacturing plant on the outskirts of town “checks off all the boxes” on Elkhart County’s list of economic development goals, officials said, including good-paying jobs in a high-tech industry by a solid company.

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GOSHEN — A Bristol man accused in an April shooting has been found competent for trial, but when trials can resume remains uncertain.

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BRISTOL — Gifts for more than 100 people with intellectual and development disabilities were delivered early this week by Santa Claus and his helpers, ensuring a bright Christmas despite limits caused by the pandemic.

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GOSHEN — Republican state Sen. Blake Doriot is being challenged for his District 12 seat in this election, as retired businessman Charles Mumaw, a Democrat, runs for the Senate for the third time.

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BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Historical Museum will present the “Virtual Stories of Elkhart: The County Home” program on two occasions this week, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, and 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.

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ELKHART — An annual motorcycle ride to honor police officers, firefighters and veterans will be on Elkhart County roads Sunday.

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BRISTOL — A 64-year-old Bristol man died in a motorcycle crash on Wednesday, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.

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BRISTOL — The coronavirus has created many limitations and put millions of Americans out of a job. At the truck manufacturer Utilimaster, where the demand for delivery trucks means there is plenty of work to do, the job application process looks a little different than usual this summer.

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BRISTOL — An Elkhart man faces felony charges after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase with a stolen motorcycle.

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BRISTOL — Pontoon boat manufacturer Barletta Boat Co. announced plans Friday to expand its operations in Elkhart County and nearly double its workforce, creating up to 250 new jobs over the next few years.

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BRISTOL — Top elected officials and community leaders joined company executives Friday in celebrating construction of the Ameri-Kart manufacturing plant, a 234,000-square-foot facility that will consolidate the firm’s Indiana and Michigan operations.

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With the start of the Stage 3 scheduled to begin this weekend in the governor’s five-stage plan for reopening the state, local officials and residents have announced plans to open buildings, revealed additional closures and made arrangements to continue feeding those hit hardest by the coron…

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GOSHEN — A national RV distributor hopes to receive economic incentives from the county for a $13.4 million facility west of Bristol.

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BRISTOL — A Michigan man faces firearm and false ID charges after police allegedly found him with an illegal handgun and a collection of fake driver’s licenses during a traffic stop.

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GOSHEN — County officials approved a plan for an RV distribution center despite concerns with the first impression it could give drivers entering Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart man is accused of armed burglaries and sex crimes in two counties, committed under the guise of asking homeowners for directions.

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