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GOSHEN — Construction workers at the Goshen Hospital Patient Tower reached a significant moment Friday morning, as they placed the final beam, decorated with a pine tree, an American flag and the signatures of about 800 people involved in or affected by the project.

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GOSHEN — A Bristol man accused in an April shooting has been found competent for trial, but when trials can resume remains uncertain.

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ELKHART — The 2020 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday enforcement effort, which began in mid-December and lasted through the first of the year, yielded 34 seat belt citations, three arrests for driving while intoxicated, 117 total citations and 81 warnings for various violations, police said.

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ELKHART — Travelers in electric-powered vehicles on the Indiana Toll Road starting this week will have access to fast-charging stations, marking the beginning of an electric charging network across the 157-mile road, officials said.

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ELKHART — Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be marked at several local events over the weekend and Monday, which is the holiday, though the celebrations will take a different form this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

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GOSHEN — An Elkhart teen convicted of a murder committed when he was 13 has received a 63-year prison sentence.

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ELKHART — The average homeowner in the Elkhart Community Schools district could see a tax increase of $119 per year over eight years if voters approve the district’s upcoming referendum.

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GOSHEN — As the Goshen Redevelopment Commission moves toward consolidating TIF districts, one member is questioning where the money will go and who it’s being taken from.

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ELKHART — Members of the general public who are 80 or older began receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in Elkhart County this week, and the process is going smoothly, county Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait said Tuesday.

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ELKHART — The Community Foundation of Elkhart County’s Board of Directors approved $692,594 of new and multiyear grants to three nonprofits who are key to the education and development of career pathways in Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools’ voters will get a chance in May to reconsider approving a tax hike that would bolster employee pay while renewing the school district’s existing transportation referendum.

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GOSHEN — Three design companies were scored and proposals were opened ahead of a decision next Tuesday for the $80 million consolidated courts project.

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ELKHART — Stock+ Field, formerly Big R, is closing all of its 25 locations, including its two Elkhart stores.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will have a low-key start to his second term on Monday as the coronavirus pandemic that has dominated the past year continues looming over the state.

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ELKHART — Mayor Rod Roberson spent much of the first year in office putting out coronavirus fires and building a foundation for what is to come in the next three years. Now, he wants to turn his focus to making his vision a reality.

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NAPPANEE — An open-to-the-public panel discussion on the COVID-19 situation in Elkhart County is planned for Monday, presented on Zoom by ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa.

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GOSHEN — Newly hired Health Officer Dr. Bethany Wait comes to the position with a unique perspective on the pandemic that’s gripped the county for months, having survived an especially serious case of the virus herself.

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ELKHART — The Martin’s Super Market on Nappanee Street is closing on Jan. 23, SpartanNash confirmed Friday.

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ELKHART — The Indiana chapter of Common Cause, a non-partisan organization for fair and open elections, on Friday called for the resignation of multiple lawmakers, including U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind.

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INDIANAPOLIS — High interest in COVID-19 vaccines has caused slowdowns to the state’s vaccine registration site and 211 system, but both systems are working. Hoosiers 80 and older who are now eligible are encouraged to continue to check the sites, state officials said Friday.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers are expediting two similar bills intended to ensure schools receive full funding for all students, regardless of whether they are receiving instruction virtually or in the classroom due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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GOSHEN — An Elkhart man was arrested after police responded to a domestic battery report, during which one officer drew his gun on a crowd and on an approaching vehicle.

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MICHIGAN CITY — State, local and federal officials were heralding a final piece of federal funding Thursday that will allow the start of a long-awaited expansion of the South Shore rail line, a decades-long priority for northwest Indiana.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Coronavirus vaccinations will start becoming available to Indiana residents 80 and older starting Friday as state health officials start expanding access to those shots.

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ELKHART — Less than two weeks before Christmas, the City of Elkhart began handing out 25,000 bags with COVID-19 mitigation advice, a bottle of hand sanitizer and a mask saying “Happy ElkHEART Holidays.”