GOSHEN — Elkhart County has been recognized by the state for its program to help farmers adopt new water quality measures.
WAKARUSA — David Eby’s pilots were already in the air on Tuesday afternoon, getting ready to cover 350,000 acres of northern Indiana in the fight against Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, at night.
ELKHART — A new forecast for RV wholesale shipments projects that 2020 will surpass 2019 despite the coronavirus shutdown, while 2021 is projected to become the best year on record.
ELKHART — Mayor Rod Roberson is proposing that Elkhart County’s new consolidated courthouse should span two blocks in downtown Elkhart in combination with the city’s new public safety facility.
GOSHEN — A $132.5 million spending plan approved for Elkhart County government in 2021 is about 12.5 percent higher than the 2020 budget, a bump of about $14.8 million.
GOSHEN — The Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board of Directors has voted to re-elect the 2020 executive officers and extend their year of service for an additional year due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 Fair, the organization announced Monday.
GOSHEN — Elkhart County Council followed up on a nearly $1.5 million contribution to Ivy Tech’s new technology lab with a $150,000 investment in workforce development.
BRISTOL — The Elkhart County Historical Museum will present the “Virtual Stories of Elkhart: The County Home” program on two occasions this week, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, and 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18.
ELKHART — Construction is under way on the new Ivy Tech iFlex Lab, a facility that will help transform Elkhart County and make the area a national leader in advanced manufacturing.
GOSHEN — County officials say they sympathize with frustrations over the COVID-19 pandemic, though they have no more idea than anyone else when the public health crisis will be over.
ELKHART — The number of COVID-19 deaths in Elkhart County topped a milestone Tuesday, and although health officials are encouraged by a leveling of infections locally they also urge residents to brace for a second wave.
GOSHEN — Several state-sponsored COVID-19 testing sites will be replaced by community sites next month, as health officials hope Elkhart County residents will continue to get tested in high numbers.
GOSHEN — A number of residents spoke at the end of the Elkhart County Health Board meeting Thursday night to voice their displeasure with the mask mandate and share a view that the pandemic isn't as serious as it's often portrayed.
GOSHEN — The coronavirus pandemic may have altered county fairs and livestock shows, but it could not affect the generosity of the community when it comes to 4-H’ers.
GOSHEN — Home internet service using the county’s fiber optic network is on the horizon, though how to reach it and what it might cost still have to be determined.
GOSHEN — Nearly 40 acres at the west edge of Elkhart County were rezoned Monday to reflect the business nature of the area and steer future development away from manufacturing.
ELKHART — A recent spike in the Elkhart County positive test rate for COVID-19 suggests community spread could be increasing, though it is too early to say with much certainty, according to the county Health Department.
ELKHART — Elkhart County students can go back to in-person instruction at the beginning of the new school year, despite hearing Thursday that they would have to wait weeks.
ELKHART — Some parents are relieved. Others are frustrated and dumbfounded. Students in Elkhart County should not start the school year with in-person learning, the county's top health official says.
ELKHART — The Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership will be working to safeguard students as they get on and off the bus this fall, officials said Wednesday.
ELKHART — The four Elkhart Public Library branches need renovations, the library’s board believes. A $4 million bond issuance came one step closer to reality at this week’s Elkhart City Council meeting.
ELKHART — Elkhart County Health Officer Dr. Lydia Mertz on Monday evening defended her decision to recommend that schools resume in-person instruction.
GOSHEN — All school districts in Elkhart County have submitted reopening plans as they get the green light to resume classes, but some private schools are still pending, county health officials learned Thursday.
ELKHART — The Cummins Foundation has issued a $10,000 COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Grant to United Way of Elkhart & LaGrange Counties to assist families and children impacted by the crisis.