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.
NAPPANEE — Residents in Nappanee will soon have an opportunity to learn and ask Mayor Phil Jenkins questions about his role as the city’s chief executive.
NAPPANEE — A public service program presented by ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa will focus on loneliness experienced by many during the pandemic, the likely lingering effects and how to begin connecting with others again.
NAPPANEE — The Family Christian Development Center will hold an open house at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, to celebrate the newly renovated building at 307 E. Marion St.
NAPPANEE — Economist Morton Marcus says federal pandemic relief could help locally but doesn’t believe the multitrillion-dollar proposal would hurt nationally.
NAPPANEE — As Elkhart County residents wait their turn to be vaccinated, health care professionals shared ways they can help in the process.
NAPPANEE — A 55-year-old Bremen man died Monday after a crash involving multiple vehicles at an intersection west of Nappanee, according to the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office.
SOUTH BEND — A local nonprofit that combats food waste and insecurity announced it has recovered 1 million pounds of food since its founding in 2017.
ELKHART — An effort to enlist city government in the enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions was getting a hearing Monday night at only two council meetings after the mayor of Nappanee pulled the proposed ordinance.
ELKHART — The mayors of Elkhart, Goshen and Nappanee will each bring a city ordinance to their councils that will support the countywide restrictions and penalties related to COVID-19.
GOSHEN — City and county leaders hope to find new avenues of financing for community development projects through a joint venture just taking shape.
NAPPANEE — The Round Barn Theatre at the newly renamed Barns at Nappanee will present “A Musical Christmas Carol,” a new adaptation by artistic director Bethany Crawford with music and lyrics by executive director Christy Stutzman, as the final show of the 2020 season.
NAPPANEE — Community group ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa will feature two presentations Oct. 13 on how to create a more fair and just future, a “both thoughtful and robust” program that will touch on health care, justice, crime, scams and the Golden Rule.
NAPPANEE — Newly unsealed court records show that the suspect in a Nappanee murder called police himself, though it remains unclear whether the victim’s white supremacist activities played a role in the killing.
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.
NAPPANEE — After 10 weeks of moving from site to site in Elkhart and St. Joseph counties, a mobile COVID-19 testing unit has reached more than 1,650 people, including many in underserved areas.
NAPPANEE — The Nappanee Miss Apple Blossom Scholarship Pageant will headline opening events at the 45th annual Nappanee Apple Festival on Sept. 17.
ELKHART — With high school proms canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two local businesses are stepping up to create an alternative rite of passage for graduating seniors to ensure their formal wear doesn’t go to waste.
NAPPANEE — The new owners of Amish Acres have announced a new name for the attraction, “The Barns at Nappanee, home of Amish Acres,” in hopes of continuing the more-than-50-year legacy of the property.
NAPPANEE — The parks department in Nappanee is planning for substantial growth in the coming years, redesigning each of seven parks with its own unique properties.
NAPPANEE — The NorthWood girls basketball team hadn’t competed in a state championship since 1999 when they won the Class 3A title, so to say the community had some built up enthusiasm may be an understatement.
GOSHEN — City and county officials approved agreements Monday for the placement of new 911 signal towers as part of a $3.6 million upgrade project.
NAPPANEE — The new owners of Amish Acres say they’ll open for the 2020 season, but also promise some changes are coming to the 50-year-old tourist attraction.
NAPPANEE -- Key parts of the Amish Acres resort were sold to farmer and politician Marlin Stutzman and his partners in an auction Wednesday night for $1.55 million.
NAPPANEE — Elkhart County residents and community leaders have launched a video campaign thanking Amish Acres founders Dick and Susie Pletcher for helping to make Elkhart County the tourist destination that it is.
ELKHART COUNTY - Elkhart County 4-H Fair fans can relax and breathe easier. There are still plenty of ways to the fairgrounds this year even with the variety of road improvement projects in Goshen.