ELKHART — Oscar H. Sheets died in November, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, a scourge that has now claimed its 500th victim in Elkhart County, according to the Indiana State Department of Health.
MIDDLEBURY — Indiana economist Morton Marcus offered an analysis of new census data for a group of Democrats who met Sunday, noting Middlebury’s significant population growth in recent decades.
MIDDLEBURY — Two more school districts have decided to require masks inside their buildings following state rules encouraging local officials to adopt such requirements.
MIDDLEBURY — IGT Indiana, the integrated services provider to the Hoosier Lottery, has donated approximately $15,000 worth of technology and equipment to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County in Middlebury.
MIDDLEBURY — One of Middlebury’s most used parks is turning 40 this year, and to celebrate the anniversary, the Parks and Recreation Department is asking for volunteers to help “Refresh Riverbend.”
MIDDLEBURY — Dozens of people interested in the widening of U.S. 20 through Middlebury showed up to a public hearing to see maps and, in some cases, to learn exactly how the project might affect their property.
MIDDLEBURY — ReLeaf Michigan, a non-profit tree organization, is partnering with the Town of Middlebury, St. Joseph River Basin Commission, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Davey Resource Group and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources-Urban and Community Forestry Program …
MIDDLEBURY — The nature preservation nonprofit ACRES Land Trust has acquired 38 acres along the Little Elkhart River through a donation from Karen Wesdorp. As a result, the area was named the Wesdorp Nature Preserve.
ELKHART — The local Amish population faces barriers to getting vaccinated for COVID-19 that other groups do not, as Hoosiers generally need to make vaccination appointments online or by phone and clinics are located in towns and cities.
MIDDLEBURY — Construction is set to begin on a $1.3 million renovation of Middlebury Fire Station and Town Hall following a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday afternoon.
GOSHEN — County officials changed course and denied a rezoning request that would have allowed a Dollar General to be built south of Middlebury.
MIDDLEBURY — The death of a Goshen man at a construction site in December has been ruled accidental, though the company may face enforcement action from the state if safety violations are found.
MIDDLEBURY — Rising from the ashes of a fire, and in response to an outpouring of community support, Hilltop Restaurant reopened this week in a new location.
GOSHEN — Business owner Joanna King was selected Tuesday by Republican precinct committeemen to replace former state Rep. Christy Stutzman, R-Middlebury, to represent District 49 in the Indiana House.
MIDDLEBURY — Indiana state Rep. Christy Stutzman, R-Middlebury, announced Tuesday she is stepping down, blaming the governor’s coronavirus-related business restrictions.
GOSHEN — Republican state Sen. Blake Doriot is being challenged for his District 12 seat in this election, as retired businessman Charles Mumaw, a Democrat, runs for the Senate for the third time.
GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Board of Commissioners reversed a decision by county planners with a vote that allows a proposed Dollar General near Middlebury to move ahead.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury will be the recipient of 50 new trees to be planted in 2021, courtesy of a grant through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, in cooperation with the St. Joseph River Basin Commission, the U.S. Forest Service, ReLeaf Michigan, the Michigan and Indiana Departments o…