top story
  • 0

ELKHART — Recently elected City Council member Gerry Roberts is giving up his seat to move out of his district.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Former mayor Allan Kauffman announced he will be a candidate for Goshen Community School Board District 4 in the November election.

  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Democrats announced Wednesday that former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel will be their nominee for state attorney general, a race that attracted numerous candidates from both parties after Republican incumbent Curtis Hill was disciplined over allegations of gropi…

  • 0

ELKHART — From first-timers to long-timers, winners and losers, primary candidates throughout Elkhart County were forced to change their plans heading into the election Tuesday.

top story
  • 0

GOSHEN — At about 1,000 outstanding ballots, the number of votes yet to be counted in the Elkhart County primary election is far fewer than first thought.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Voters in Elkhart County will be greeted with masked pollworkers, sanitizing wipes and Q-tips to mark their ballots on touchscreen machines during the delayed primary election Tuesday.

  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's top election official on Friday rejected a request for extending the deadline for returning mail-in ballots for next week's primary election, despite worries that thousands of them could arrive late and go uncounted.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Twenty-nine vote centers have been confirmed for the primary election Tuesday after some traditional locations opted out because of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • 1

GOSHEN — In the Democratic primary for the Indiana House District 49 seat, a Goshen School Board member working for Pete Buttigieg’s PAC is up against a former attorney who has had his share of scrapes with the party and the legal system.

  • 0

ELKHART — Applications for mail-in ballots for the primary election are the highest Elkhart County has ever seen, according to local election officials.

  • 1

INDIANAPOLIS — Former U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced Wednesday that he will challenge state Attorney General Curtis Hill’s reelection bid, arguing Hill has been “wounded” by allegations that he groped a state lawmaker and three other women and that Republicans shouldn’t nominate him for the…

  • 0

GOSHEN — Sitting judges in two courts face opponents in the Republican primary election this year.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Former Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers is challenging longtime incumbent Mike Yoder on the Republican primary ballot for the county Board of Commissioners.

top story
  • 1

ELKHART — Though Tuesday was supposed to be Election Day, candidates in the Elkhart County primaries have hardly done any campaigning.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Election officials in Elkhart County strongly encourage voting by mail for this year’s primary, and in some cases it may be the only option.

  • 0

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party's establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have …

  • 0

GOSHEN — With the postponement of the primary election in Indiana comes another delay – postponement of absentee in-person voting, Elkhart County officials announced Monday.

top story
  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s political leaders announced Friday that they agreed to push back the state primary by nearly a month, to June 2, and to allow all voters to cast mail-in ballots due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Absentee voting in-person for the 2020 presidential primary election will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 7, at Elkhart and Goshen absentee voting locations, according to Clerk of the Circuit Court Christopher Anderson.

  • 1

ELKHART — The Elkhart County Election Board, Voter Registration, the Elkhart County Board of Commissioners and the Elkhart County Health Department plan to open a part-time Voter Registration Office in downtown Elkhart.

  • 9

INDIANAPOLIS — A prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.

  • 0

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.

  • 0

This story was updated to include names of candidates in some races mistakenly omitted because they filed with the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office in Indianapolis and were not yet recorded in the Elkhart County clerk's office. 

  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — Democrat Josh Owens has dropped out of the race to be Indiana’s next governor, despite getting enough signatures to qualify, his campaign said on Wednesday.

  • 3

GOSHEN — Four Democratic women filed Thursday to run for Elkhart County Council at-large, saying not enough women hold public office.

  • 1

INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican, has filed for reelection to continue representing Indiana’s 2nd District in Congress.

  • 2

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb isn’t yet throwing his support behind a top official of his administration in challenging the state attorney general who is awaiting the outcome from an investigation into allegations of drunkenly groping four women.

  • 2

BRISTOL — Jeff Petermann, a Bristol businessman and former chair of the political action committee that opposed the last Elkhart Community Schools referendum, has announced his candidacy for Elkhart County Council.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Joe Lehman, running on a theme of “restoring accountability,” has announced he is running for state representative in the 49th District. 

  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — A northwestern Indiana state senator has ended his campaign for governor, leaving two people seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in this year's election.

  • 0

GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Election Board will be accepting major party candidate declarations for the 2020 election starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

featured
  • 0

ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese is wearing jeans and an untucked shirt. It’s an unusual look for him, at least when he is in his corner office at Elkhart City Hall. But then again, that office doesn’t look itself either.

top story
  • 6

ELKHART — After taking the oath of office himself Saturday, new Elkhart Mayor Rod Roberson conducted a swearing in ceremony for the city’s other elected officials.

top story
  • 0

ELKHART —  History was made in the city with a heart on Saturday as Elkhart’s first black mayor took the oath of office.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!