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Elkhart Indiana

A Package of Perfection: The Writing Exercise You Should Try

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

On a recent visit to Elkhart Community Schools in northern Indiana, I had the pleasure of conducting a writing workshop with students taking English electives at Elkhart Memorial High School.

The Elkhart Four and the Unjust Application of the Felony Murder Rule on Teens

Steve Drizin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Even for adult offenders like 18-year-old Anthony Sparks, the felony murder rule should be constrained, especially in cases where the death of an accomplice was the result of an unpredictable, intervening event.

Anti-Obama Tea Party Display Forced Out

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party group in northeastern Indiana took down and relocated a controversial billboard this week, following criticism of its comparison between P...

Kristin Shaw Loves Elkhart

Love Letters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

I'm amazed you haven't lost that casual confidence. You still have the drive-in where I had my very first job, though the carhops no longer wear skates and poodle skirts.

WATCH: Hollywood Producer Leaves $125 Million To Small-Town Nonprofit

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.30.2012 | Impact

When celebrities hit the big time with fame, money, and power, the natural belief is that they forget their roots. The allure of a small-town upbringi...

Out Of White House Spotlight, Elkhart Residents Ask: 'Where Are the Jobs?' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ELKHART, Ind. - One year after President Obama thrust this hard-hit city into the national spotlight by using it as the launching pad for his economic...

Elkhart Coroner Blames High Suicide Rate On Recession

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. In Elkhart, Ind., coroner...

Video: Moving day for controversial Mega Shredder

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Neighbors are happy that the continent's largest car scrapper is being taken apart and moved out of Elkhart, Ind. (

Obama, Forget Martha's Vineyard, Vacation in Elkhart

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

The American people are looking to you to lead, Mr. President. Why not lead them on your vacation to the places that need you, instead of to an already financially stable and prosperous New England island?

Obama Sits Down With NBC News' Chuck Todd (WATCH LIVE VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama held an event Wednesday in hard-hit Elkhart, Indiana. He discussed the economy and made an announcement about stimulus money: $2.4 bil...

Video: Making prom affordable

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Students and prom organizers in Elkhart, Ind. keep costs down during the recession.'s Carissa Ray reports. (

Video: Elkhart schools cut 20 bus routes

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

April 24: More students will be walking and getting a later start in Elkhart, Ind. as the school district cuts 20 busses in hopes of saving a million ...

White House Commissions Prayers For Obama Public Events

US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Barack Obama's presidential campaign contacted Ryan Culp last year to ask him to deliver a prayer at an Obama rally in Culp's native Elkhart, Ind...

Obama Speaks About Beer With Sean Hannity At Economic Town Hall (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

HANNITY RESPONDS, UPDATE BELOW At his economic town hall in Elkhart, Indiana Monday morning, President Obama was confronted by an audience member who...

Obama's Elkhart, Indiana Town Hall Event (Live Video)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has left Washington today to appeal directly to main street for the backing of his stimulus plans. He's holding a town hall event in E...