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 …

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 …

AgriFlite cofounder David Eby monitors his airplanes on a screen in the company headquarters. Blue lines show routes, while the yellow area is…

AgriFlite cofounder David Eby had to put in an order for pesticides to kill mosquitos on Friday before his pilots took to the air Tuesday to s…

Eric Miller prepares an AgriFlite airplane before it goes in the air Tuesday evening to spray for mosquitos due to the EEE outbreak.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on campion torso pic

Thank you.

I am too young to have watched that show when it originally aired, yes. I didn't edit out that part of your comment because of the reference, which was not problematic at all, but because a part of the same sentence did break our rules.

I will add this: I do not cla…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on campion torso pic

Joe King and Sidearm, I appreciate that you participate in the discussions on our site. I'm sure you are capable of doing so without slinging pointless insults. Still, you two give me the biggest headaches, sometimes forcing me to either not allow or to edit your comments. Perhaps one or …

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Riding to Remember rolling forward

I did not include much about COVID-19 precautions in this article because it is not what the story is about. So the lack of mentioning the information you request is on me, not on them. Organizers are requiring that all participants follow CDC guidelines. They had to submit a COVID-19 pla…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Elkhart native uses 30th birthday for good

I wonder now if that's not a thing people say here. Where I'm from, we'd say turning 30 (or 20, or 50, or whatever) is turning a corner.

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Perhaps I didn’t make this clear enough in this article: It is my understanding that the RDC has agreed to the changes in scope. Whether the original contract would have allowed them to back out had they not agreed with a change in scope, I’m not sure. But they could have declined to appr…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Data belie severity of COVID outbreak

Here are a few examples to show that we have covered what you are asking about. There are more, though it is harder to get local information on beds and ventilators than cases, tests and deaths. Local ventilator and ICU numbers are not shared by the state, and the hospitals are not always…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Health board moves toward mask mandate

I'm not sure about that, but I would not recommend putting a mask in the microwave oven. Fire departments have reported fires starting because of people doing that.

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I am sorry. I went on paternity leave Friday, and I'm afraid that has resulted in some comments not going up as quickly. I'll pass that on. And then I'll be back in about four weeks.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Elkhart nursing home has 8 COVID-19 deaths

Hubbard Hill has reported one death, but they have contained their outbreak. They have seven staff members and five residents who are infected, according to their website.

Waterford Crossing in Goshen has one staff members who is positive.

That's all I know for now. The nursin…

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Councilmen call for spending cuts

A couple weeks ago I wrote about why the city will probably see a fairly significant revenue decrease. https://www.elkharttruth.com/hometown/virus-threatens-to-take-a-bite-from-city-finances/article_b7f179c3-ec08-5ea6-8b60-19da763881d3.html