GOSHEN — City and county building offices are still issuing permits for construction and renovation projects as people use the stay-at-home order to carry out home improvements.
ELKHART — Elkhart County saw a 0.4 percent increase in population between 2018 and 2019, twice the growth rate for the five counties that make up the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership.
GOSHEN — With infections beginning to appear in Elkhart County that have no clear source, officials are stressing the importance of staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19.
ELKHART — The RV industry in Indiana has been deemed an essential industry and can keep rolling, according to the RV Industry Association, although another round of temporary plant closings was announced Wednesday.
GOSHEN — As Elkhart County grapples with the confirmed presence of COVID-19, officials say there are ways the public can help besides staying home to reduce the spread.
ELKHART — Two of the industry’s largest manufacturers, Winnebago Industries and Thor Industries, announced plans Monday to temporarily suspend RV production to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.
ELKHART — United Way and the Community Foundation of Elkhart County have agreed to establish a joint fund in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
GOSHEN — It’s a waiting game until the first confirmed case of COVID-19 appears in Elkhart County, so health and emergency management officials are trying to be ready, the county health board learned Friday.
ELKHART — No positive cases of coronavirus have been announced in Elkhart County, but county officials Thursday said they would not report how many people have been tested.
ELKHART — Among the many cancellations and postponements came announcements Thursday that some local services still are available, including bus service and online library services.
ELKHART — Unemployment for the Elkhart-Goshen metropolitan statistical area fell from 3.9 percent in January 2019 to 3.0 percent in January this year, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Tuesday.
ELKHART — To prevent the spread of coronavirus among the at-risk senior population, local organizations are limiting opportunities for seniors to come together or be affected by others.
GOSHEN — All seven school districts in Elkhart County on Saturday announced they would be closed in the weeks ahead, falling in line with a flurry of other cancellations and closings aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus.
ELKHART — Though no cases of coronavirus had been confirmed in Elkhart County by Thursday afternoon, events were canceled, venues were shut down and local officials encourage caution.
ELKHART — Ivy Tech Community College is postponing current courses and the start of new eight-week courses until March 23, when learning will be moved online due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus, the college announced Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski is inviting high school students to submit their original artwork to the 2020 Congressional Art Competition.
ELKHART — Even as the first cases of coronavirus are being confirmed in Indiana, health officials in Elkhart County are providing information about what residents should do to protect themselves and their community.
GOSHEN — A few bodies of water in Elkhart County show E. coli levels tens of thousands of times higher than the recommended limit, according to sampling done last year.
BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Historical Museum will be offering “Stories of Elkhart County: Exploring Hoosiers and the Places They Reside” from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at The Elkhart County Historical Museum, 304 W. Vistula, Bristol.
Every so often, a new plant disease comes to town. Some of them promise to be plant killers and end up fairly benign. Others, like tar spot on corn, can knock crop yields for a big loop.
GOSHEN — Elkhart County’s soil conservation efforts are reaching smaller farms that federal programs tend to miss, the storm water board learned Monday.
GOSHEN — A study of the courts in Elkhart County recommends not only vacating the two individual buildings but also reorganizing the judiciary into three divisions.
ELKHART — Mike Keen of South Bend, who describes himself as “the accidental developer,” will be the featured speaker at the next Community Champions roundtable discussion focusing on neighborhoods.
GOSHEN — Charles D. Mumaw has announced his candidacy for the state Senate seat for District 12. He is the only Democratic candidate who filed in the race before the deadline.
ELKHART — The American Heart Association, along with presenting sponsor Goshen Heart & Vascular Center, will host the Elkhart County Go Red for Women Luncheon on Thursday.
ELKHART — As Elkhart County officials consider combining two courthouses into one, a measure at the Statehouse that would allow it is nearing final approval.
GOSHEN — Purdue Extension health and human science educator Virginia Aparicio has a goal of teaching Elkhart County residents the value of eating healthy.