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Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 23, 2021 23:48 PM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Andrean 47, Munster 25 Argos 52, Culver 42 Bellmont 53, Adams Central 40 Bethany Christian 33, Westview 27 Bloomfield 37, Shakamak 33 ...

Northern Indiana county on way from 2 courthouses to 1

Nov. 21, 2021 09:42 AM EST

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — Work is poised to start on a new $94 million courthouse for northern Indiana’s Elkhart County that will consolidate a court system now split between buildings in the cities of Goshen and Elkhart. County officials held a groundbreaking ceremony this...

RV company plans northeastern Indiana expansion

Nov. 14, 2021 10:19 AM EST

LIGONIER, Ind. (AP) — A recreational vehicle manufacturer is planning a northeastern Indiana expansion that the company says could mean 500 new jobs over the next few years. Elkhart-based Forest River RV announced this past week it has purchased three industrial park...

No charges for Indiana officer who shot man who killed boy

Nov. 04, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana police officer won’t face criminal charges for fatally shooting a man moments after the man shot and killed a 1-year-old boy during a domestic dispute, a prosecutor says. Elkhart County Prosecutor Vicki Becker said Wednesday she...

Northern Indiana's RV industry boosted by record shipments

Oct. 31, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — The business boom has been continuing for the U.S. recreational vehicle industry that’s centered on northern Indiana. Figures compiled by the RV Industry Association show that RV factories shipped about 55,000 units during September, setting a...

More county health board members quit amid tensions

Oct. 30, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — More members of a county health board are quitting amid tension and hostility in their northern Indiana community. Dr. Ebenezer Kio, an oncologist, and Dr. Donald Findlay, a retired dentist, said they are resigning from the Elkhart County board by...

Reward offered after string of northern Indiana barn arsons

Oct. 23, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A reward is being offered as investigators try to find whoever has set at least a dozen barn fires at northern Indiana farms this year. The Farm Bureau groups in Elkhart, Kosciusko, St. Joseph and Marshall counties created a $10,000 reward fund...

Elkhart woman charged in May house fire that killed 2 people

Oct. 22, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana woman has been charged with allegedly setting a May house fire that killed a man and an 8-year-old boy. Genessa Jones of Elkhart appeared for an initial hearing Thursday where she was formally charged with two counts of causing a...

Catholic Charities to issue Fort Wayne community ID cards

Oct. 17, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Refugees and others who don’t have photo identification will soon be able to obtain a Fort Wayne community identification card. The cards that will be issued by Catholic Charities are authorized under an executive order issued this past week by...

Amazon plans Indiana warehouse, center employing 1,000

Oct. 07, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Amazon is preparing to build two new facilities in northern Indiana that the company says will employ more than 1,000 people. The online retail giant announced Thursday its plans to build an 800,000 square-foot (74,322 square-meter) warehouse near...