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ELKHART — Newly elected Mayor Rod Roberson revealed parts of his early agenda at a Thursday luncheon with Elkhart’s Young Professionals.

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ELKHART — The city plans on spending $450,000 to make sidewalks and curb ramps easier to maneuver for people with disabilities.

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SIMONTON LAKE — An Elkhart man was arrested after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase on his snowmobile while intoxicated.

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ELKHART — Desiree Beauchamp-Boucher wanted to give people a chance to do something they’re normally not supposed to do with art: Get close, put their hands on it and see what it does.

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ELKHART — The sewage pump that failed in north Elkhart on Friday was outdated, and city crews were hoping to replace it.

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ELKHART — Some may view it as a day off, but a group of community members in Elkhart took Martin Luther King Jr. Day as an opportunity to educate the youth and honor his legacy.

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ELKHART — The loss of South Side School 70 years ago scattered the Rev. Jean Mayes and her sisters to other schools throughout Elkhart.

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ELKHART — Lacasa Inc. announced the construction of a new office at 516 S. Main St. in Elkhart to kick off its 50th year in Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart Public Library knows the importance of music in a child’s life and it is teaming up with the Elkhart Symphony Orchestra to ensure children get that exposure.

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ELKHART — Firefighters are at greater risk than most of getting cancer. A new Elkhart Fire Department policy would make it easier to document how the firefighters' line of work may have contributed to them becoming sick.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart police officer risked his own health when he entered a burning house looking for an entrapped resident in November.

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ELKHART — A popular line at the Hubbart Hill retirement community last week was that those celebrating their 94th and 99th birthdays were little more than younglings.

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ELKHART — Students at Elkhart Community Schools will be singing a new fight song next school year when Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial merge to become Elkhart High School.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart woman was reported missing Tuesday morning, according to Elkhart Police. On Thursday we was reported found and unharmed.

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ELKHART — Republican Carol McDowell Loshbough and Democrat Arvis Dawson have lost their seats on the Elkhart Board of Public Works, as new Mayor Rod Roberson is making changes.

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ELKHART — Contractors will soon begin work on the Elkhart River dam that a study says has significant structural problems and will eventually fail.

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ELKHART — A city employee has sued the city for defamation and rights violations when knowledge of a now-recanted rape allegation was spread among city staff.

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ELKHART — The Martin's Super Market on Jackson Boulevard will close in mid-February despite reports it would remain open until a new grocery next door is finished. 

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese is wearing jeans and an untucked shirt. It’s an unusual look for him, at least when he is in his corner office at Elkhart City Hall. But then again, that office doesn’t look itself either.

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ELKHART — After taking the oath of office himself Saturday, new Elkhart Mayor Rod Roberson conducted a swearing in ceremony for the city’s other elected officials.

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ELKHART — With winter break still in session, hundreds of children and their families headed to the ETHOS Innovation Center on Monday for a few hours of some hands-on science during Open Museum Day.

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ELKHART — Local investors are proposing to build apartments on a contaminated site on West Beardsley Avenue but need approval from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

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ELKHART — The saga of the former Alick's property between the St. Joseph and Elkhart rivers has reached a point of no return.

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ELKHART — A community the size of Elkhart is fortunate to have a gem like The Lerner Theatre, observers say.

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ELKHART —  History was made in the city with a heart on Saturday as Elkhart’s first black mayor took the oath of office.

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ELKHART — A local landlord experienced holiday havoc as he discovered new water damage at one of his properties on Monday.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County Sheriff's Office deputies shot two dogs on Christmas Day to save a man that the dogs had badly injured, according to a press release.

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ELKHART — Despite the recent conclusion of a nine-month-long investigation of the Elkhart Police Department, it is not yet time for fixes, according to Mayor-elect Rod Roberson.

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ELKHART — Power had been restored to hundreds of residents who were without power Christmas morning following a car crash. 

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ELKHART — Two pregnant women in Elkhart reported they were victims of separate acts of violence over the weekend, according to the Elkhart Police Department.