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1969 homecoming put focus on Elkhart’s simmering race issues

The homecoming queen didn’t receive her honors, and the football crowd was subdued. Racial tensions were at a boiling point in 1969 Elkhart.

Get homework help from National Honor Society students

For all K-12 students, Elkhart Public Library provides a space for after-school tutoring. National Honor Society students from Concord High School will be available to help any student with their homework, […]

Famous Kelby Love mural defined community response to gun violence

When a 19-year-old man died tragically in September 1993, the community’s heart began to beat with purpose. Rev. Duane Beck and artist Kelby Love were anxious to help.

Lalo Cura saxophonist returns to his roots for Friday concert

Growing up as the son of pastors in Elkhart, Sam Que didn’t hear a wide variety of music.  “I listened to church music,” he says with a laugh.  And while […]

Summer reading creates enthusiastic readers

Amber Johnson says before the Summer Reading Challenge, getting her kids to read was a struggle.  Winning has a way of changing mindsets, though.  On July 21, the family became […]

Ecards connect students to…everything

New backpacks, fresh pencils, and notebooks aren’t the only things students need to thrive in the new school year.  Students also need the know-how and the tools to kick their […]

Filmmakers find their setting at the library

Cameras, lights, wires and microphones fill the lounge area at the Dunlap Branch one early summer morning.  A film crew for Siemens Healthineers prepares to record their latest interview on […]

Rocking the roof – free Curbside Concerts are back

Curbside Concerts are back for the fall of 2022. The shows are free. Bands play on our roof, so bring camp chairs and watch from our parking lot. We sell […]

Romance author MacLean a reader at heart

Author Sarah MacLean’s passion for the romance genre matches that of the characters in one of her Victorian-set novels.  At 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the author of 16 […]