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ELKHART — City officials, neighbors and family members gathered Thursday to honor a loyal supporter of the city and its residents by naming a street in his honor.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart County Health Department will not reintroduce COVID-19 restrictions at least until after Election Day. Not because the outbreak is not serious enough but because of the potential political consequences.

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GOSHEN — Republican state Sen. Blake Doriot is being challenged for his District 12 seat in this election, as retired businessman Charles Mumaw, a Democrat, runs for the Senate for the third time.

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ELKHART — All city police officers in Elkhart will be equipped with and trained to use Narcan to treat opioid overdoses, under a new policy approved Tuesday by the Board of Public Safety.

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ELKHART — Mayor Rod Roberson and more than 30 downtown Elkhart stakeholders held a rally Friday afternoon to keep Elkhart County courts downtown.

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ELKHART — The City Council approved an $87.1 million budget for 2021, but not without some last-minute disagreement over spending priorities.

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ELKHART — Call it an October surprise; local Republicans and Democrats agree on one message this election season: Stop stealing yard signs.

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ELKHART — Though two candidates are running for the State Senate District 9 seat, one of them being the incumbent, the campaign is one of the quieter ones. None of the candidates responded to interview requests.

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GOSHEN — Democrats, in what has been long been a solidly Republican county, believe their influence has grown in recent years, and they have great expectations for 2020.

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ELKHART — U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, a Republican representing District 2, is looking to win a fifth term in the House of Representatives on Nov. 3. Challenging her is Democrat and attorney Pat Hackett.

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NAPPANEE — Community group ACT Nappanee-Wakarusa will feature two presentations Oct. 13 on how to create a more fair and just future, a “both thoughtful and robust” program that will touch on health care, justice, crime, scams and the Golden Rule.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is experiencing "mild symptoms" of COVID-19 after revealing Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, a stunning announcement that plunges the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the presidential …

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ELKHART — The City of Elkhart has bought tablets for its nine City Council members to ease virtual meeting participation and as a result of one member not being able to access his city emails. The administration claims the expense meets the criteria for federal coronavirus funding, but at le…

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ELKHART — The proposed City of Elkhart budget for 2021, which includes $5.5 million more in spending than the 2020 budget, is well on its way to being approved by the City Council.

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ELKHART — City of Elkhart expenses will grow by $5.5 million in 2021 if Mayor Rod Roberson’s budget proposal is approved. Revenue is expected to decrease by about $200,000.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Republican governor has consistently touted face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus and prominently wears one in his reelection ads, even as President Donald Trump resists their use.

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ELKHART — Pontoons, power boats, bass boats, even a Jet Ski, were among more than 80 watercraft in a parade Sunday on the upper St. Joseph River in support of President Donald Trump.

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ELKHART — The city government has a puzzle to solve. Should it allow an eager business owner to invest in his River District store now or stay true to the vision for a revitalized River District?

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ELKHART — The upper St. Joseph River in Elkhart will be the scene for a boat parade in support of President Donald Trump later this month.

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ELKHART — Late artist Kelby Love’s mural on a wall of 1045 S. Main St. is now City of Elkhart property.

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ELKHART — The recent arrest of an Elkhart man suspected of marijuana possession was less than perfect, according to Elkhart’s mayor and police chief. They said the officer should have de-escalated rather than use force.

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ELKHART — One hundred years have passed since the ratification of the 19th amendment, which placed in the U.S. Constitution women’s right to vote.

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ELKHART — A proposed public safety complex that would bring the city’s police, fire administration and 911 dispatch center under one roof could be broken up to keep department facilities separate.

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GOSHEN — Elkhart County Clerk of the Circuit Court Chris Anderson released a preliminary list of candidates Friday after the close of school board filings.

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GOSHEN — Voting by mail is still an option for anyone who doesn’t want to come to the polls in person on Nov. 3, though the warning from county election officials is, don’t procrastinate.

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ELKHART — It’s the day before a big show at The Lerner Theatre and, suddenly, the sound system stops working. Replacing it is expensive, and getting an appropriation from the City Council could take weeks. The show cannot go on.

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WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is calling the House back into session over the crisis at the U.S. Postal Service, setting up a political showdown amid growing concerns that the Trump White House is trying to undermine the agency ahead of the election.

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ELKHART — It is time for the Elkhart Redevelopment Commission to revisit its deal with investors who won the bid for the former Alick’s property on Jackson Boulevard last year, according to the Elkhart Rowing Club, who lost the bid.

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ELKHART — Construction of high-end condominiums in Elkhart’s River District was postponed again Tuesday, and the project has once again grown smaller.

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ELKHART — The process of upgrading the Tolson Center is moving forward, as the center’s new board has been formed and had its second meeting Monday.

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ELKHART — Elkhart County students can go back to in-person instruction at the beginning of the new school year, despite hearing Thursday that they would have to wait weeks.

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ELKHART — Some parents are relieved. Others are frustrated and dumbfounded. Students in Elkhart County should not start the school year with in-person learning, the county's top health official says.

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ELKHART — The four Elkhart Public Library branches need renovations, the library’s board believes. A $4 million bond issuance came one step closer to reality at this week’s Elkhart City Council meeting.

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ELKHART — Democrats will choose their replacement for former Elkhart City Councilman Gerry Roberts on Aug. 12, the party announced Thursday.

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GOSHEN — U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., is sending his staff to town to help local constituents and learn about their concerns.

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