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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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ELKHART — Most of the candidates running for elected office in the Elkhart primary on May 7 met Tuesday evening for a meet-the-candidates event sponsored by the Elkhart branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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ELKHART — First District City Councilman Richard Shively, R, is being challenged for his party's nomination by Arts on Main director Steve Gruber in the May 7 primary.

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ELKHART — A Day Without Immigrants, coinciding with International Workers' Day, is just another day to the many living in the United States, but for those involved in the national movement for immigration rights called Cosecha, it’s a day to speak on the injustices viewed by the immigrant co…

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ELKHART — U.S. tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel has a negative impact on both countries and clashes with the history of the two countries living peacefully side-by-side on the world’s longest border, said Canadian Consul General in Detroit, Michigan, Joe Comartin, when he visited Elkha…

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GOSHEN — Many of the people who will be most affected by climate change had a message for city officials Tuesday: Act now, before it’s too late.

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ELKHART — Campaign finance reports show that Ashley Boling Molyneaux was able to raise the most money of the candidates running for Elkhart mayor this year, including her Democratic primary opponent Rod Roberson and Republican Dave Miller, who is unopposed in the May 7 election.

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ELKHART —  A school funding referendum, and who is eligible to vote for the question, is causing confusion for some voters, according to local election officials.

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ELKHART — Hundreds of people gathered at the Elkhart Columbus Club on Monday for Dyngus Day, the traditional Polish holiday that falls the day after Easter.

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ELKHART — Though they are unable to vote, Democratic candidate for Elkhart mayor Ashley Boling Molyneaux invited children – and their parents – to come share their ideas for the future of Elkhart, get their faces painted in bright colors and do some drawings themselves at the Pierre Moran Pa…

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GOSHEN — Absentee voting for the May 7 primary election in Elkhart County is on track to beat the numbers from the previous municipal primary in 2015.

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ELKHART — Potential voters seemed to be outnumbered by those running for city council seats and city clerk at a Meet the Candidates event Wednesday evening at the Elkhart Public Library.

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 ELKHART — For a second straight day, and a third time overall, Democratic candidates for Elkhart Mayor, Rod Roberson and Ashley Boling Molyneaux, debated each other Tuesday evening.

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ELKHART — Democratic candidates for Elkhart mayor Rod Roberson and Ashley Boling Molyneaux hit on familiar themes during a second primary debate at a Rotary Club of Elkhart luncheon  Monday at the Matterhorn Conference Center. 

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ELKHART — Local conservatives gathered Sunday afternoon at Five Star Dive Bar on Elkhart’s Main Street to hear from 95.3 MNC radio host Casey Hendrickson at a two-hour event labelled “Casey Does Elkhart.”

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ELKHART — With just three weeks until the May 7 municipal primary election, candidate sightings are growing increasingly common. But for those who do not want to rely on chance to meet their local candidates, here are some of the election events in Elkhart this week.

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