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ELKHART — The busiest intersection in town and a “forgotten” section of Main Street will be upgraded next year if the City Council appropriates a combined $2.8 million for the projects.

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ELKHART — Converting one-way streets to two-ways, closing part of Waterfall Drive and filling out the “knocked-out teeth” that are the many downtown parking lots are just a few of the ideas – and not the highest reaching – for revitalizing a nine-block section of downtown Elkhart.

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ELKHART — The proposed transfer of the Tolson Center from the city to the nonprofit that will run the center appears likely to become reality.

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ELKHART — The Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition (NIHHC), Heart City Health and Radio La Raza WKAM-1460 will conduct a second drive-thru COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, in the parking lot of NIHHC’s Elkhart office location, 444 N. Nappanee St.,…

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ELKHART — A driver falling asleep at the wheel is the sole reason for a fatal accident on East Beardsley Avenue in 2017, the City of Elkhart says in response to a negligence lawsuit.

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ELKHART — The RV industry set a new record of shipments in each of the last four quarters, the RV Industry Association said Monday.

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ELKHART — A vacant section of the old Miles Laboratories campus will be busy once more, as a local RV industry supplier plans to invest $17.6 million in a new facility at the site.

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ELKHART — Community members will have a chance to learn about the Tolson Center’s future on Saturday, as the nonprofit working to reshape the community center will be at the annual Tolson Reunion.

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ELKHART — A police officer was suspended and demoted on Monday as a result of his involvement in allegedly gaining “complete financial control” of the assets of an Elkhart resident whom the officer’s wife, also an officer, first met through official police business.

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ELKHART — This year’s Upper St. Joe River Rats Poker Run was deemed a success, with participants fully enjoying themselves, winning prizes and raising funds.

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ELKHART — Artists like Kandinsky and Monet were met with crayons and construction paper when summer art camp returned to the Elkhart Art League.

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ELKHART — Up to 100 cars regularly congregate, some of them doing street racing and burnouts, in a Nappanee Street parking lot, to the frustration of some residents who want the city to do something about it.

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ELKHART — Two City Council members are challenging the legality of Mayor Rod Roberson’s executive order from last week, which gives city employees who are vaccinated for COVID-19 two additional paid days off.

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ELKHART — Chief of Police Kris Seymore commended seven officers on Monday for actions in the previous year including several life-saving acts.

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ELKHART — The rivers flowing through Elkhart are doing swimmingly. Take it from the fish that live there. Many of them wouldn’t be in the Elkhart and St. Joseph rivers if the water quality wasn’t good. But they are there, and we know thanks to Daragh Deegan and a group of college students.

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GOSHEN — A man accused of shaking a pair of one-month-old twins hard enough to cause limb fractures has pleaded guilty.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart man faces armed robbery charges after allegedly telling police he would turn himself in.

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GOSHEN — An Elkhart man accused of striking two teenagers with a truck, killing one, has expressed concern that he can’t receive a fair trial in Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — Jerry Campbell was among the hundreds of thousands of American men drafted to fight in Vietnam. His actions, which included risking his own life to retrieve wounded and dead soldiers while under fire, earned him two Purple Hearts and three Bronze Stars. He didn’t display them after…