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Great places to curl up with a good book in Elkhart County

Posted on Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Great places to curl up with a good book in Elkhart County

  By Amy Wenger Well, that time of year is upon us. The holidays have passed, and the promise of warmer weather seems distant. So for those moments when you draw back the curtain, see the variant shades of white and hear the ferocious winds howling, settling in with a book can provide the perfect … Continued

7 reasons Elkhart County will have an amazing 2017

Posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017

7 reasons Elkhart County will have an amazing 2017

  By Terry T. Mark It’s easy to feel a little down in January. Days with sunshine are few and far between. Cold rain or sleet are part of the mix, if we’re lucky. The glow of Christmas is in the rear-view mirror and spring seems too far in the distance. I’m fortunate to have … Continued

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

Posted on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Enjoy Valentine’s Day 2017 with a romantic getaway on the Heritage Trail

  By Sara Wakefield When I’m planning a romantic getaway for me and my man, it’s got to be relaxing. It’s about quality time together, as little driving as possible, and doing the things we really love to do. We go for quality of place. And sometimes the most romantic destinations are right around the … Continued

MLK Day 2017 observances scheduled in Elkhart, Goshen

Posted on Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed at special events in Elkhart and Goshen. Goshen Two days of events are scheduled at Goshen College. Sunday, Jan. 15 • 9:30 a.m.: Church service and discussion, College Mennonite Church, 1900 S. Main St., Goshen. • 7 p.m.: “Community Gathering: Building a Movement with Self, Story, and … Continued

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017

Das Dutchman Essenhaus basking in praise as 2016 transitioned to 2017

  By Terry T. Mark Das Dutchman Essenhaus was a clear winner as 2016 transitioned into 2017. The Middlebury destination, renowned around the Midwest for its Amish-style restaurant, bakery, hotel and conference center, and shops, was a favorite on writers’ lists that either celebrated the end of the year or looked ahead to the future. … Continued

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

Posted on Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Elkhart County will feel the love this year

  By Terry T. Mark Why we love our hometown Everyone loves feeling like an insider, right? Elkhart County is full of amazing stories, hidden gems and neighborhood favorites, and those will be getting greater attention. In 2017, the Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau will be shining the spotlight on the parts of our … Continued

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