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GOSHEN — Former Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers has thrown his hat in the ring as a Republican candidate for the Elkhart County Board of Commissioners in the spring primary.

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GOSHEN — It came down to a Survivor-style vote as Goshen City Council moved toward a six-figure salary for the mayor’s position Tuesday.

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ELKHART — Benham Avenue will get its $4.8 million overhaul, the Elkhart City Council decided unanimously on Monday.

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ELKHART — Some Elkhart residents said they suspect race has a role in how the mayor and City Council are handling recent out-of-state embezzlement charges against parks superintendent Randall Norton.

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ELKHART — Community leaders are addressing the elephants in the room: Diversifying the economy, creating housing options, and attracting and retaining talent.

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ELKHART — Elkhart parks superintendent Randall Norton offered his resignation to Mayor Tim Neese, R, twice on Tuesday, after Norton was charged with embezzlement from his previous employer on Monday.

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SOUTH BEND — Pat Hackett, a South Bend attorney and University of Notre Dame adjunct law professor, is seeking the Democratic nomination for Indiana’s 2nd Congressional District in 2020.

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ELKHART — About 50 community members gathered at City Hall on late Tuesday afternoon to look at and discuss the latest design of the new green space at what is today Central Park, but will become a part of Central Plaza.

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ELKHART — As the City of Elkhart looks to create a quiet zone, disallowing trains to use their horns at local crossings, the soundtrack of Elkhart could change.

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ELKHART — Indianapolis attorney John Westercamp stopped in Elkhart on Thursday to announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination for state attorney general, a seat held by former Elkhart County prosecutor Curtis Hill, who has not yet announced whether he will seek re-election.

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ELKHART — An Indianapolis attorney challenging Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for the Republican nomination in 2020 will be presented at a news conference in Elkhart on Thursday. 

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ELKHART — After 31 years, Mayor Tim Neese is preparing for the final year of his ‘Kick-A-Can’ Paint Program. The conclusion of the decades-long program coincides with Neese’s final year as mayor.

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ELKHART — Some members of the Elkhart City Council have taken issue with “the usual people on the usual corners,” seeking charity from drivers.

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ELKHART — Advocates for minorities are urging state lawmakers to overhaul a hate-crime bill passed this year by the Indiana General Assembly to make it stronger.  

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ELKHART — Benham Avenue on Elkhart’s south side could be up for a $4.8 million makeover.

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ELKHART — After half a lifetime spent on Elkhart city boards and commissions, Steve Eldridge has retired. Not from his day-job. Just from the thousands of hours he put in over the course of four decades, in service of the city, without receiving a dime.

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ELKHART — Several problematic buildings in Elkhart, including the former Conn Instruments, could stand to be removed, according to Elkhart city officials.

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ELKHART — The future of a plot of land between the St. Joseph and Elkhart rivers, formerly the location of Alick’s Home Medical, is expected to be decided Tuesday.

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ELKHART — It's decided. The former Alick's Home Medical lot in the 900 block of East Jackson Boulevard will house 21 high-end condominiums, not a rowing club facility and park.

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ELKHART — All companies under consideration during a pair of special meetings this week were found by Elkhart City Council to be in compliance with the terms of their tax abatement agreements.  

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ELKHART — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, running to become the Democratic presidential nominee in 2020, held her first campaign stop in Indiana on Wednesday morning at the RV/MH Hall of Fame and Museum in Elkhart.

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ELKHART — During three campaign stops in the Midwest, including one planned in Elkhart on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing an overhaul of the nation’s economic policy that would include the closure of one federal department and the creation of another. She is also proposing…

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ELKHART — More than $1.4 million was appropriated this week to repave more than 15 miles of Elkhart roads and to improve safety at the intersection of Beardsley Avenue and Riverside Drive.

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ELKHART — During three campaign stops in the Midwest, including one planned in Elkhart on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is proposing an overhaul of the nation's economic policy that would include the closure of one federal department and the creation of another. She is also proposing…

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ELKHART — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seeking the Democratic nomination to run for president in 2020, will visit Elkhart next week, her campaign announced Tuesday. 

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GOSHEN — Speculation about a possible war between the United States and Iran brought out a small group of protesters displaying anti-war posters to drivers passing through central Goshen on Saturday afternoon.

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ELKHART — Some members of the Elkhart City Council said they are concerned about the number of homeless people in Elkhart and a new program that transports Goshen homeless people to an Elkhart shelter. 

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ELKHART — The City of Elkhart will spend around $90,000 on a job classification and compensation study concerning 131 nonunion employees in 108 positions, the City Council decided on Monday.

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ELKHART — Adrian De La Vega is a man on a mission – and two wheels.

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ELKHART — The tale of who will win the right to develop a key piece of downtown property draws closer to its end Tuesday, as two groups present their ideas for developing the former Alick’s Home Medical property, a lot at a narrow point between the St. Joseph and Elkhart rivers.

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ELKHART — About 1,000 movers and shakers came together Thursday for this year’s RV Industry Power Breakfast to hear from business leaders, top economists and government officials, including the governor, in a mostly upbeat reading of the industry. 

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ELKHART — After winning the Democratic nomination in the Tuesday primary for Elkhart mayor, Rod Roberson is moving his focus to defeating Republican Dave Miller in the Nov. 5 election.

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ELKHART — Voters living in the Elkhart Community Schools district rejected a school tax hike that school officials said was needed to help offset lack of funds from the state.

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ELKHART — Rod Roberson defeated Ashley Boling Molyneaux in the Democratic primary for Elkhart mayor in a race for the open seat.   

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ELKHART — The Tolson Center, closed since last summer after the city cut funding, will reopen in a matter of months, following a vote by the council Monday might.

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ELKHART — Installing a new niche columbarium tower at the Prairie Street Cemetery is necessary to continue providing a final resting place for veterans and their spouses in an area that acknowledges their service and sacrifice, according to Elkhart Cemetery Department Head Vicki Edson.

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ELKHART — Brian Thomas, a four-term veteran of the Elkhart City Council, faces challenges in this year’s Republican primary for the 2nd District seat from Roger Cotterman and Kraig Grover.

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ELKHART — City Councilwoman Pam Kurpgeweit, who won the 6th District seat by six votes in 2015, is seeking the Republican nomination again this year, but she’s facing a challenge from Rick Stauffer.

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ELKHART — Candidate for Elkhart Mayor Ashley Boling Molyneaux voted early in the Democratic primary election on Wednesday with a group of about 20 supporters.

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ELKHART — With the primary election now less than one week away, Elkhart Community Schools held its second and final community meeting Tuesday night as the district seeks voter approval on a referendum to raise property taxes.

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