Brian Byrn

If you have ever been to the Midwest Museum of American Art in downtown Elkhart, you’ve most certainly run into Brian Byrn. Brian’s charismatic personality combined with his depth of knowledge about art and iconic handlebar mustache makes the experience at the MMAA top-notch. Brian was hired in…

Amber Burgess

Amber Burgess didn't grow up in Elkhart County. In fact, she didn't grow up in Indiana but she has Hoosier hospitality in her blood. Amber is originally from Jamestown, ND. She studied theatre at The University of Jamestown, in her hometown, and transferred in her junior year to study musical…

Brittany Short

Let's introduce you to Brittany Short, co-owner of Pumpkinvine Cyclery in Middlebury. Brittany grew up in Middlebury and graduated from Goshen College. She grew up on a farm in Elkhart County so it's no surprise that living a more rural lifestyle and being outdoors are some of the things that…

Fall in Elkhart County

FALL One of the best times to experience the Heritage Trail is when the leaves begin to turn. Gold. Red. Orange. Brilliant warm colors to balance the new chill in the air. Clusters of trees sporting blazing fall hues form a vibrant backdrop for the barn-red Bonneyville Mill, Indiana’s oldest…

Jose Rodriguez

Jose Rodriguez, Administrative Manager for the RV/MH Heritage Foundation This week we’d like to introduce you to Jose Rodriquez, Administrative Manager for the RV/MH Heritage Foundation in Elkhart, Indiana. Jose was born in Nezahualcóyotl, Mexico - a city in the suburbs of Mexico City. His parents…

Unforgettable picnic spots in Elkhart County

Skip the dinner table. Everyone knows food tastes better in the great outdoors. Here are some of our favorite places to unpack the picnic basket. Lunch on the river Where else can you be surrounded by natural beauty and a thriving urban center? It’s here at Island Park, where the Elkhart River…

John Hertzler

John Hertzler, Goshen Historian If you were to visit downtown Goshen and wonder what the landscape looked like several decades ago, you’d want to stop by the Goshen Historical Museum, 124 South Main Street. There you’ll find an incredible collection of artifacts, documents and images telling the…

Top Things to Do in September

September is the time to get busy and enjoy those last delicious warm days of summer: Nappanee Apple Festival - September 16 - 19 Who doesn’t love some sweet juicy apples, especially as autumn starts? The Nappanee Apple Festival is a celebration of all things apple-related from Thursday…