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More information released about triple shooing at Pottawattomi Drive & Main Street in Elkhart

The Elkhart Police Department continues to investigate after three people were shot in front of a 7-Eleven store at Pottawattomi Drive and North Main Street. Police received received a 911 call at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sep. 23, about a shooting with injuries, and, on arrival, officers located a 17-year-old boy in front of the convenience store suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper leg. Officers rendered first aid until medics arrived and transported the juvenile to the hospital for treatment. His injury is believed to be non life-threatening.
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Elkhart County 4-H Fair announces 2023 fair theme

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair has announced its theme for the 2023 Fair. The theme is: “Celebrating 150 Years of 4-H & Agriculture”. The 2023 logo depicts livestock, crops and grain bins marked with the 4-H clover in the center. The Elkhart County Fair began in the year...
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Industry revs up for massive RV event

ELKHART — The red carpet will be rolled out this week for recreational vehicle dealers throughout North America and beyond as a massive RV show returns to the city following a two-year hiatus. The RV Open House and Suppliers Show will begin on Monday and is expected to attract...

Police investigating after 22 year old, two teens shot in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Police are investigating after a man and two teens were shot in Elkhart on Friday night. Around 10:30 p.m., dispatchers received a call regarding a shooting near the 100 block of Pottawattomi Drive and North Main Street. When Elkhart police arrived, they found a 17-year-old boy in front of the 7-11 in the 400 block of North Main Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the upper leg.
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Osceola man, 39, killed in crash on U.S. 33 south of Ligonier

An Osceola man was killed after crashing head-on into a semi on U.S. 33. The collision happened around 5:45 a.m. on Friday, Sep. 23 at U.S. 33 and Albion Road near Kimmell. Noble County Sheriff’s deputies arrived to arrived to find the victim, Stephen Reinholtz, 39, dead at the scene. They believe Reinholtz was headed north when he drove off the road and onto the shoulder.

Forum to feature Democratic candidates

NAPPANEE — Eight Democratic candidates for local, state and congressional offices will talk with voters Tuesday during a forum hosted by citizens group ACT Nappanee-Warsaw. This free, open-to-the-public forum is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 159 E. Lincoln St., Nappanee. Candidates will present their platforms and credentials for holding office, and answer audience questions, organizers said.
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Indiana BMV in Nappanee closing

The Indiana BMV Branch in Nappanee will close on October 28th. Bureau Commissioner Joe Hoage announced his approval of the proposal on Thursday, sep. 22. BMV officials say they are committed to providing options for people to continue their transactions, and they are “actively engaged” with city officials in looking for a location to install a BMV Connect kiosk in the city.

Area Police Reports

Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office investigated the following incidents:. 7:16 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 9500 block of West SR 25, Mentone. A candy bar and medicine were stolen from Dollar General. Value of $7.70. 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 4400 block of North SR 15, Warsaw. Criminal...

Driver killed in crash with semi on US 33

NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — An Osceola man was killed in a crash with a semi in Noble County early Friday. The crash happened around 5:45 a.m. at U.S. 33 and Albion Road, 3 1/2 miles south of Ligonier. According to a report from the Noble County Sheriff’s Department,...

Eastlake in Nappanee hosts Strongman Competition for cancer victim

NAPPANEE, Ind. -- Eastlake on Nappanee will be hosting a Strongman Competition in honor of Kyler Klein who passed away on June 7,2022 after a 15-month battle with cancer. Klein was known for his hard work and dedication. Klein was an inspiration to associates because he would put in extreme effort and strength to get to work every day while he was battling cancer.

Brinkley RV announces Bill Fenech as co-owner

GOSHEN — Brinkley RV has added an additional owner to its lineup of top industry executives. Bill Fenech, formerly of Grand Design RV and Barletta Boat Co., will join Ron Fenech in an advisory role for the company. The founders and co-owners of Brinkley RV now include five industry natives with Ron and Bill Fenech, Micah Staley, Ryan Thwaits and Nate Goldenberg.

Bontreger moves up scoring list but GC can't handle IWU on road

MARION, Ind. – Lucas Bontreger moved closer to the top ten scorer's list in Goshen College program history on Saturday night. But his goal was the only one for the Leafs in a 3-1 loss at Indiana Wesleyan, a team receiving votes in the NAIA coaches poll. The Wildcats...

Indiana teen only student in the world to ace AP Calculus exam

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — An Indiana high school student accomplished a feat no one else in the world could do this spring. Felix Zhang, a junior at Penn High School in Mishawaka, was the only student in the world to get every question on the AP Calculus AB exam correct.
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Public Occurrences 09.24.22

The following people were preliminarily charged and booked into the Kosciusko County Jail:. • 4:32 p.m. Thursday - Jeffrey H. Mellott, 51, of 1109 Country Club Road, Warsaw, arrested for domestic battery with moderate bodily injury. Bond: $6,000. • 8:50 p.m. Thursday - Raymond Joseph Connolly, 55, Tuckahoe, N.Y., arrested...

Elkhart Hair Salon "cuts out bullying" with Rio's Rainbow fundraiser

ELKHART, Ind.,--Kimi's Hair Designs in Elkhart is not only cutting hair, it’s cutting out bullying. In honor of Alopecia Awareness Month this September, the salon is raising money in honor of Rio Allred, a Northside Middle School student who committed suicide after being bullied from Alopecia. You can not...

Foresters sweep Leafs in three sets

GOSHEN, Ind. – The Foresters fought through a challenging first set and took more control later in a three-set win against the Goshen women's volleyball team on Saturday afternoon in Goshen, winning 25-22, 25-19, 25-14. After being down by as many as six in the first set, the Maple Leafs came back within two late in the set. The Leafs even scored twice when Huntington was at set point, but the Foresters still won by three, 25-22. Goshen scored four points when the Foresters were at 24 in the second set but were already in a sizable hole that the visitors could still come out with another win. With an 8-1 run in the middle of the third set, Huntington shot out to a 25-14 win to end the match.

Two caught in child solicitation stings sentenced

GOSHEN — Two Goshen men have been sentenced on child solicitation charges that arose from amateur sting operations. James Nissley, 51, and Adan Limones Diaz, 26, were arrested during separate incidents in December 2021 and this past July. Both arrests followed undercover stings conducted by the group Bikers Against Predators.