Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

DeFries Gardens provides a stunningly beautiful setting for a marriage proposal. By Sara Wakefield Every marriage proposal needs a story. Where do you want to set yours? (1) Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart: Full of romantic spots (like the Japanese footbridge or Pergola Garden) for secluded or…

MLK Day 2017 observances scheduled in Elkhart, Goshen

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…

Elkhart's Electric Brew a center for music, art

Downtown Elkhart's arts scene has been growing steadily but surely, with quarterly ArtWalk festivals, four thriving art galleries and live music every weekend drawing residents and visitors to soak in some culture on the Gateway Mile. It's not happening by accident, as business owners and volunteers…