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ELKHART — Southgate Crossing is allowing visitors another chance to wander through its corn maze this weekend, part of a season of fun fall activities for families.

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GOSHEN — For those hoping that the Osceola Dragway on Ash Road will expand, a marathon meeting of the Elkhart County Plan Commission brought new hope Thursday.

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ELKHART — A local nonprofit will reduce the number of Elkhart County students who go hungry over the weekends this school year.

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OSCEOLA — Neighbors of the Osceola Dragway are rattled by the thought of an expansion in the works worth up to $4 million.

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GOSHEN — Using leftover money in a tax-capture district to pay down debt from wastewater system improvements could save Millersburg residents from the need for a significant rate increase.

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ELKHART — John Letherman, Elkhart County councilman and partner at FM Stone Commercial, has been named a Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest distinction that can be given by the state.

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BUNKER HILL — A Miami Correctional Facility inmate has been charged with the murder of Lannie Morgan, an inmate convicted in Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — A new warning about the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses reflects a seasonal spike in such cases in humans and horses alike, health officials say.  

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ELKHART — A new report projects that RV manufacturers will see a decline in shipments for a third straight year in 2020.

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ELKHART — Motorcyclists hit the road for the 21st annual Riding to Remember Fallen Police, Firefighter, and Veteran charity ride on Sunday, Sept. 8.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced Friday that Indiana farmers are eligible for assistance under a secretarial natural disaster designation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as a result of excessive rain and flooding during planting season.

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ELKHART — A Cassopolis, Michigan, motorcyclist has died from injuries he suffered in a crash north of Elkhart on Friday, according to information released by the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office. 

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ELKHART — An internet provider that serves multiple states in the Midwest has announced plans to move its headquarters to Elkhart County.

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BRISTOL — Elkhart County Parks will offer free training to become a Hoosier Riverwatch monitor from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at the Baldwin One-Room Schoolhouse in Bonneyville Mill County Park.

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ELKHART — Intrepid sailors competed by paddling their cardboard boats in a race to help kick off the United Way’s annual fundraising campaign on Friday.

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ELKHART — A 57-year-old motorcyclist was injured in a crash west of Elkhart on Tuesday morning, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff's Office.

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GOSHEN — People facing lower-level criminal charges who pose little risk to re-offend may get out of jail quicker under new rules that go into effect next year.

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ELKHART — Employees at Forest River Inc. know how to build RVs. They also know how to throw a picnic.

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GOSHEN — Former Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers has thrown his hat in the ring as a Republican candidate for the Elkhart County Board of Commissioners in the spring primary.

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ELKHART — Multiple agencies that serve children and families announced a new collaborative approach to intervention that they built together from the ground up.

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ELKHART — Southgate Crossing is making plans to become the tourist attraction its builders always hoped it would be.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Lutes Family Farm of Elkhart County was honored by state Sen. Blake Doriot, R-Syracuse, and state Rep. Curt Nisly, R-Milford, at the Hoosier Homestead Award Ceremony at the Indiana State Fair.

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ELKHART — Junior Achievement and Lemonade Day have an announced the winners of nine awards that will be presented at the 2019 Elkhart County Business Legacy Hall of Fame Gala.

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NAPPANEE — Two men have been arrested after one allegedly bought puppies with counterfeit bills and the other led police on a multi-county chase, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.

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GOSHEN — Hiring a second case manager will allow the Elkhart County drug court to take on twice as many participants.

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BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Parks Department is looking for volunteers to lend a helping hand at a Volunteer Work Day at Bonneyville Mill County Park from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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MIDDLEBURY — Residents are rallying around a weaving project meant to beautify a local restaurant but one that is also crafting community. 

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GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Redevelopment Commission is discussing the option of buying land near the Six Span Bridge and along Old U.S. 20.

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GOSHEN — County redevelopment officials signaled support for helping Ivy Tech meet a nearly $1.5 million gap in its plan for an advanced manufacturing, automation and robotics lab.

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GOSHEN — Elkhart County Commissioners voted to let a prayer group set up outside courthouses in Elkhart and Goshen in August.

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GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Commissioners approved the purchase of two new dump trucks with the help of a clean-diesel grant.

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GOSHEN — Fair attendance was slightly less than previous years for several days of the nine-day event but organizers are happy with the numbers nonetheless.

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GOSHEN — It’s not that folks don’t care about buying local, Elkhart County Food Council representative Jon Zirkle said, it’s that they don’t care enough.

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GOSHEN — Trevor Wendzonka of Goshen won the Year of the Pumpkin special contest with his entry, Two Sisters and a Big Brother, in the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Open Class Home & Family Arts Department sponsored by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn, Goshen

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GOSHEN — The county stormwater board decided on a $6,000 penalty for the owners of a gravel pit who had accrued a hefty fine for months for violating water runoff rules.

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GOSHEN — Fair rides were modified until noon to make them more accessible for those with disabilities. It was one of many amenities made available during the Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s Disabilities Awareness Day on Monday.

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GOSHEN — One year ago, Cassandra Vaughn-Peters found out that cancer had taken hold in her body. It was not the first time.

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GOSHEN — An estimated 25,000 people came out to watch the Elkhart County 4-H Fair parade on Sunday, both at the fairgrounds and in the streets, where people camped out to watch.

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NAPPANEE — A newly opened restaurant in Nappanee is creating fresh enthusiasm downtown – if no other reason than it offers another dining option.