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GOSHEN — Local fair food connoisseurs only have to wait one more week before they can munch on steak tips, elephant ears and strawberry shortcake.

Elkhart Mayor Rod Roberson spoke at the Wednesday groundbreaking of the Benham Avenue revamp that will close sections of the thoroughfare for …

This rendering shows what the new Benham Avenue will look like. The street will go from four to three lanes, and bike paths, tree lawns and li…

Benham Avenue is closed from Indiana Avenue to Wolf Avenue, which is shown here. Road work will continue through August and will then be follo…

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ELKHART — A revamp of one of Elkhart’s main thoroughfares is about to begin, marked by a groundbreaking ceremony and speeches Wednesday at one…

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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

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For clarification, this is not an issue that has much to do with the Mayor's Office. The city clerk is an elected official, like the mayor, and makes these hires herself. I don't believe that Mrs. Barrett made the same promise that Mayor Roberson did during the campaign.

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What I did was correct a small part of your previous comment. I'm not sure how doing that shows any bias in any direction.

As Mr. Henke pointed out, The Elkhart Truth wrote about the Genesis grant when all of that happened. If you want to read those articles, I encourage you to sear…

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I was not around at the time, but I do believe that it was Traci Dawson (then Porter), not Arvis Dawson, who was president of EBE, at least when the grant was received.

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If you have symptoms, you should call your own doctor. They will then help determine whether you need to be tested and where you should go. Meanwhile, it is best to stay home.

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Thank you for subscribing. I am sorry about the issue. What you may need to do is connect your online account to your subscription. You can do that at this link: https://www.elkharttruth.com/users/admin/service/purchase_verify/?serviceid=6268

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Indiana under stay-at-home order

I guess that depends on whether you can argue that it’s needed for an essential industry - I’m not sure. I recommend you read the executive order that I linked to or contact the hotline at 877-820-0890 or by emailing covidresponse@iedc.in.gov if you represent a business.

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RasmusSJorgensen commented on Indiana under stay-at-home order

Yes. Newspapers and the U.S. Postal Service are considered essential.