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ELKHART — Newly elected Mayor Rod Roberson revealed parts of his early agenda at a Thursday luncheon with Elkhart’s Young Professionals.

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

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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.

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ELKHART — The loss of South Side School 70 years ago scattered the Rev. Jean Mayes and her sisters to other schools throughout Elkhart.

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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.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana's governor on Tuesday outlined to state legislators how to free up tens of millions of dollars to boost teacher pay but said he didn't want them to act on it until next year.

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

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ELKHART — Republican Carol McDowell Loshbough and Democrat Arvis Dawson have lost their seats on the Elkhart Board of Public Works, as new Mayor Rod Roberson is making changes.

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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.

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ELKHART — Stubbornness is one of the things Bob Wilson Jr. loves about Indiana, but he says staying behind the times when it comes to marijuana laws is the wrong issue to be headstrong over.

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

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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.

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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.

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ELKHART — Local investors are proposing to build apartments on a contaminated site on West Beardsley Avenue but need approval from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.

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ELKHART — The saga of the former Alick's property between the St. Joseph and Elkhart rivers has reached a point of no return.

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

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ELKHART — Despite the recent conclusion of a nine-month-long investigation of the Elkhart Police Department, it is not yet time for fixes, according to Mayor-elect Rod Roberson.

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GOSHEN — A more than $470,000 agreement for new police body cameras comes with some significant savings if approved before the end of the year, the Goshen Board of Works learned Monday.

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GOSHEN — Elkhart County Commissioners have chosen a nearly $1.4 million bid for the demolition of the old Juvenile Detention Center.

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ELKHART — Outgoing City Council President Brian Dickerson, R-at-large, has been accused of trying to use his power to give a favor to one retiring city employee.

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ELKHART — Three of Elkhart's nine City Council members have said their goodbyes as elected officials 

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ELKHART — Mayor Tim Neese, Police Chief Chris Snyder and independent reviewers on Thursday proposed policy changes to the Elkhart Police Department as a consequence of a review that began after revelations of police brutality in 2018.

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ELKHART — The longest-serving elected official at Elkhart City Hall is stepping down at the end of this month.

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ELKHART — A cherished mural at the intersection of Main and Prairie streets is receiving an outburst of love, as some residents are worried that it may soon be history.

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ELKHART — Mayor-elect Rod Roberson and his transition team have formally launched the hiring search process for key leadership positions within the Mayor’s Office and select city departments.

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ELKHART — Celebrating Elkhart’s status as “Home of the Thor Industries Elkhart Riverwalk Grand Prix,” Mayor Tim Neese and Thor’s director of community engagement, Rick Schutt, met on Thursday at one of the city’s new signs with that exact text.

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ELKHART — An expanding River District development project involving a new supermarket and 173 residential units will receive a $1.75 million loan from the City of Elkhart.

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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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