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ELKHART — Following years of safety complaints from residents, the City of Elkhart has placed flashing stop signs on Modrell Boulevard and Woodlawn Avenue where those roads meet Johnson Street.

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ELKHART — Downtown Elkhart will burst with holiday cheer on Saturday as the City of Elkhart, Elkhart Parks and Recreation, Elkhart Education Foundation and Downtown Merchant Alliance join forces to present a full day of festive fun.

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ELKHART — An armed man robbed a gas station on West Franklin Street and escaped on Monday morning, according to the Elkhart Police Department.

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ELKHART — A man with a history of showing his love for the theater got a little bit of that love returned on Monday morning.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart Police officer has admitted to intoxicated driving after he was involved in a crash in December 2018.

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ELKHART — Whether for tradition, a chance to burn calories before chowing down a scrumptious meal, to support a good cause — or all the above — thousands of people turned out to participate in Faith Mission’s 11th annual Turkey Stampede in downtown Elkhart on Thursday morning.

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ELKHART — Those in need of a place to go for a free Thanksgiving meal and fellowship weren’t without options in the Elkhart area.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson announced on Tuesday that his transition team is moving forward with hiring department leaders and making board and key-staff appointments. 

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ELKHART — After more than 40 years at Ruthmere Museum, a sculpture by 19th-century French artist Auguste Rodin has been sold for $7.55 million at a recent auction.

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ELKHART — The City of Elkhart Office of Development Services is wrapping up a series of free fair housing training sessions. Residents will have one additional opportunity to participate in the series aimed at educating the public on fair housing laws.

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ELKHART — Students at Concord High School have many things they could do over a weekend: club events, sports, homework, hanging out with friends and family. Or, if they can find the time, just taking a break.

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ELKHART — Hundreds of families in need will be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this year thanks to the generosity of a local church.

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 ELKHART — Three people sustained injuries in a two-vehicle crash on Johnson Street on Thursday evening, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.

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ELKHART — More than 1,000 local elementary school students on Wednesday were invited to an exclusive premiere of Premier Arts’ latest production, “Frozen Jr.” 

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ELKHART — An analysis of the traffic patterns by the oft-criticized intersection at Johnson Street and Modrell Boulevard shows that traffic should not be particularly dangerous there.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart City Council on Monday evening approved $350,000 in funding to install helical piers at the former Alick's property to make the land buildable for developers that plan to construct high-end condominiums.

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ELKHART — The superintendent of Elkhart's Parks & Recreation Department, Randall Norton, has pleaded guilty to larceny in relation to his previous job in Michigan.

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ELKHART — Elkhart City Council is looking at approving a third loan for the developer behind River Point West, a portion of the River District that will include a new Martin’s Super Market and 173 residential units.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart family is grieving the loss of their 15-year-old after what authorities are calling an accidental shooting over the weekend.

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ELKHART — Patrick Industries announced on Monday that the company will have a new CEO on Jan. 1.

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ELKHART — A former Culver’s restaurant site in Elkhart will become an IHOP, real estate broker Bradley Co. announced Thursday. 

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ELKHART — With bitter cold gripping the region much earlier than usual, shelter providers in the city are opening their facilities ahead of winter to ensure everyone has a warm place to stay – day or night.

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ELKHART — The Salvation Army of Elkhart will be fighting for funds this season as two of its most prominent bell-ringing storefronts have decided not to allow the nonprofit at their locations.

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ELKHART — More than two years after a crash at the intersection of Johnson Street and Modrell Boulevard took out a fire hydrant, pouring 1.6 million gallons of water into a front yard, residents continue to report that crashes happen regularly and that the city has taken little action.

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ELKHART — Snow couldn’t keep city officials from thanking veterans Monday morning.

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ELKHART — Extended parking times have come to downtown Elkhart just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson is already thinking ahead to Jan. 1. And what does he think about?

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 ELKHART — Movie classic “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” is coming to The Lerner Theatre in December, giving the community a chance to participate in the fun of downtown Winter Fest after the parade and the lighting of the city Christmas tree. 

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ELKHART — Republicans lost their 7-2 majority on the Elkhart City Council in Tuesday's municipal election, which some said was a sort of referendum on this council's Tolson Center decisions.

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ELKHART — Only a little over a quarter of registered voters took part in the Tuesday municipal election in Elkhart County, not an impressive turnout but higher than the 21 percent of registered voters who participated in the 2015 contest. 

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ELKHART — Democrat Rod Roberson will become Elkhart's next mayor on Jan. 1 after defeating former Republican Mayor Dave Miller in a milestone election.

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ELKHART — Members of the Elkhart City Council on Monday evening tabled a vote to appropriate $350,000 for making the former Alick's property ready for construction.

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ELKHART — SPA Women’s Ministry has helped many people since opening its doors in 1998, including Terri Martin, who says the program lifted an emotional mask that kept her trapped in a pattern of self-destructive behavior.

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ELKHART — Municipal election campaigns are in high gear as Tuesday’s election draws closer. 

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ELKHART — As local developers prepare to build high-end condominiums at the former Alick’s property on Jackson Boulevard, the taxpayers could end up with a $350,000 bill to make the ground ready for construction.

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ELKHART — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s re-election campaign has confirmed he will visit Saturday to support the Republican candidate for mayor, Dave Miller.

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ELKHART — Democratic candidate for Elkhart mayor Rod Roberson says his campaign is not about politics, but public service.

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ELKHART — Youth and family development organization South Side Inc. is seeking lightly used and new coats to help families in need this winter. Also being accepted are gently used and new hats, mittens, gloves and scarves.

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese and Police Chief Chris Snyder will update the public Friday on the independent review of the Elkhart Police Department that began after revelations of police brutality in 2018.