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ELKHART — Following years of safety complaints from residents, the City of Elkhart has placed flashing stop signs on Modrell Boulevard and Woodlawn Avenue where those roads meet Johnson Street.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson announced on Tuesday that his transition team is moving forward with hiring department leaders and making board and key-staff appointments. 

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ELKHART — An analysis of the traffic patterns by the oft-criticized intersection at Johnson Street and Modrell Boulevard shows that traffic should not be particularly dangerous there.

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GOSHEN — The county’s new hybrid voting machines may be put to the test for the first time after a hand recount was requested by a Goshen candidate who narrowly lost her race.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart City Council on Monday evening approved $350,000 in funding to install helical piers at the former Alick's property to make the land buildable for developers that plan to construct high-end condominiums.

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ELKHART — The superintendent of Elkhart's Parks & Recreation Department, Randall Norton, has pleaded guilty to larceny in relation to his previous job in Michigan.

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ELKHART — Elkhart City Council is looking at approving a third loan for the developer behind River Point West, a portion of the River District that will include a new Martin’s Super Market and 173 residential units.

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ELKHART — More than two years after a crash at the intersection of Johnson Street and Modrell Boulevard took out a fire hydrant, pouring 1.6 million gallons of water into a front yard, residents continue to report that crashes happen regularly and that the city has taken little action.

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ELKHART — Extended parking times have come to downtown Elkhart just in time for the holiday shopping season.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson is already thinking ahead to Jan. 1. And what does he think about?

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ELKHART — Republicans lost their 7-2 majority on the Elkhart City Council in Tuesday's municipal election, which some said was a sort of referendum on this council's Tolson Center decisions.

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ELKHART — Only a little over a quarter of registered voters took part in the Tuesday municipal election in Elkhart County, not an impressive turnout but higher than the 21 percent of registered voters who participated in the 2015 contest. 

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ELKHART — Democrat Rod Roberson will become Elkhart's next mayor on Jan. 1 after defeating former Republican Mayor Dave Miller in a milestone election.

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ELKHART — Members of the Elkhart City Council on Monday evening tabled a vote to appropriate $350,000 for making the former Alick's property ready for construction.

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ELKHART — Municipal election campaigns are in high gear as Tuesday’s election draws closer. 

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MILLERSBURG — To forge what he sees as a middle path in politics, the Rev. Jimmy Clifton reached back over 150 years to a short-lived anti-slavery party that counted among its members prominent poets, educators and congressmen.

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ELKHART — As local developers prepare to build high-end condominiums at the former Alick’s property on Jackson Boulevard, the taxpayers could end up with a $350,000 bill to make the ground ready for construction.

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ELKHART — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s re-election campaign has confirmed he will visit Saturday to support the Republican candidate for mayor, Dave Miller.

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ELKHART — Democratic candidate for Elkhart mayor Rod Roberson says his campaign is not about politics, but public service.

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese and Police Chief Chris Snyder will update the public Friday on the independent review of the Elkhart Police Department that began after revelations of police brutality in 2018.

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ELKHART — Despite this being Dave Miller’s third run for Elkhart mayor, and the two previous ones being successful, the 61-year-old said he is running with more enthusiasm than ever.

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ELKHART — Two community-inspired plans for a revitalization of the Tolson Center have been presented to the public, with a formal pitch to the city expected after the municipal election. 

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ELKHART — Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer came to Elkhart on Thursday morning to support his party’s candidate for mayor.

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GOSHEN — While not facing a competitive race for re-election, Goshen Mayor Jeremy Stutsman outraised and outspent every other candidate in the city, recently filed campaign reports show.

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ELKHART — An Elkhart Municipal Airport terminal is getting a $565,000 parking ramp repair after two airplanes sank into the pavement in June.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill is trying to block two women from testifying about allegations of sexual misconduct as he prepares for an upcoming disciplinary hearing on separate claims that he drunkenly groped four women at a bar last year.

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ELKHART — Republican candidate for mayor Dave Miller vowed to press ahead with his campaign despite a fainting spell Monday that cut short a debate with his opponent. 

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ELKHART — Elkhart County and cities and towns within it are getting a combined $2.16 million in state grants for road improvements.

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GOSHEN — Elkhart County Clerk Christopher Anderson said this week that voters need to know that straight-ticket voting is only applicable in certain races. 

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ELKHART — A group of local investors is proposing to build 100,000 square feet of mixed-use development to surround the Elkhart Health & Aquatics Center in the River District.

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ELKHART — While three City Council members can already rest assured they will keep their jobs after the Nov. 5 election, the remaining six, all Republicans, face challengers.

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ELKHART — Republican Dave Miller and Democrat Rod Roberson staked out positions on law enforcement, investment in the River District, education and other issues during a wide-ranging debate between the two mayoral candidates.

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ELKHART — An additional appropriation of $3.4 million was approved Monday night by the Elkhart City Council for investments in a new combined police and fire station.

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ELKHART — Josh Owens, the 34-year-old CEO of SupplyKick in Indianapolis, says improving Indiana schools would be his top priority if he is elected governor in 2020.

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ELKHART — The process of getting a 2020 budget for the City of Elkhart is well under way, with the first three nights of budget hearings having passed this week.

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ELKHART — The Lerner Theatre’s annual deficit is expected to almost triple in 2020 compared to what was planned for 2019 as the city makes additional investments in the historic downtown showpiece. 

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ELKHART — The candidates for Elkhart mayor were asked on Wednesday just how they would tackle one of local government’s newer issues if they are elected this November.

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ELKHART — The League of Women Voters of Elkhart County and the American Democracy Project will sponsor a pair of election events in Elkhart next week focusing on the races for mayor and City Council.

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GOSHEN — Mayor Jeremy Stutsman urged Goshen City Council to pass a funded budget rather than a balanced budget as they looked at a $47.9 million proposal for 2020.

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