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Fire Department New Hires

Fire Department New Hires Four new firefighters have joined the Middlebury Township Fire Department (MTFD) at the beginning of 2016. MATT DATEMA comes from Goshen and is a 1996 graduate of Northridge High … [Continue Reading...]

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Someone You Should Know

Grace Bonewitz Position: Executive Director, Middlebury Chamber of Commerce Hometown: Wakarusa. Moved to Middlebury in 2015. Education: Associate’s degree in Arts – Ball State University; Bachelor of Science … [Continue Reading...]

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Northridge Choral Invitational

The 7th Annual Northridge Choral Invitational will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Northridge High School Performing Arts Center. Preliminary Competition begins at 8:00 am. Finals Competition begins at … [Continue Reading...]

Venus Anglemyer

Venus Anglemyer

Venus Anglemyer SWEARING IN – Staff Sergeant Venus Anglemyer was recently sworn in by Cpt. Barry Strain as Anglemyer reenlisted in the U.S. Army. She had served six years in active duty and eight years in the … [Continue Reading...]

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Bright Future Academy

  Sometimes, a decision can affect another person, or that decision can affect a lot of people. Darin and Jolene Shrock’s decision to adopt a child in 2009 would change more than their lives and the life of … [Continue Reading...]

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Ridge Run Trail Update

Ridge Run Trail Update: A Middlebury Community Project The Project Help build the Ridge Run Trail and make a connection with the Wayne Avenue Trail and the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, creating a 5K trail loop … [Continue Reading...]

Sam Grewe returned to his family’s home in Middlebury with a gold medal in the high jump from the Paralympics Track and Field World Championships in Qatar.

Sam Grewe: Gold Medalist

Sam Grewe: Gold Medalist The first thing you notice about Sam Grewe is that it is apparently difficult for him to sit still. He’s up. Walking around. Back at the table. Back up. Never ignores you. Keeps answering … [Continue Reading...]


Middlebury Resolution Run

Run. Walk. Give. The Middlebury Resolution Run gives everyone the chance to start 2016 off on the right foot. Get a good start on staying in shape, as well as helping others. The 5K run/walk is set for January … [Continue Reading...]


Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight Beginning in November, inMiddlebury Magazine is pleased to spotlight area veterans and their service to our county and our community. Each veteran has a different story to share, and we look … [Continue Reading...]


A 1621 Harvest Feast

  Connecting to Nature through Food: A 1621 Harvest Feast Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving food? Turkey, ham, cranberry sauce? I know I always look forward to ham, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. None of … [Continue Reading...]


Meet Gerry Warstler

She puts the ‘Varns’ in this 128-year-old store. Varns & Hoover has been part of the downtown landscape since 1887 when the store moved from Mancelona, Michigan to Middlebury. For 128 years, this hometown, … [Continue Reading...]


Autumn at the Club

By Cristina Klotz, Program Director Autumn at the Club: pumpkins, paint, pie, and mazes are just a few of the things in store for Boys & Girls Club members this October. Pumpkins will be the subject of the … [Continue Reading...]


Scotty’s Ride

Scotty's Ride Providing Scholarships for Local High School Seniors Roger and Sandi Nielsen have been Middlebury residents since 1992, their blended family including children Steve, Kimberly, Scott, Randy, and … [Continue Reading...]


Berry Picking

It’s the height of berry season! Strawberries recently ended and blueberries are exploding everywhere. I often take the boys to pick berries. We enjoy the time outside and the fruits of our efforts. We find it’s … [Continue Reading...]


Fathers & Daughters

Fathers and Daughters - Working Together …When it’s More than Just Business Last year, to celebrate Father’s Day, we featured local father-son businesses. Our readers enjoyed seeing the love and pride shared … [Continue Reading...]


Summer inMiddlebury

Every Summer has its Story Let your summer be filled with colorful tales to tell! Create your memories right here at home in Middlebury… Enjoy the early morning calm picking fresh berries at The MiddleBERRY … [Continue Reading...]



Summer of LoveWay By Stephanie J. Salisbury For over four decades, LoveWay, Inc., has been the only organization of its kind in Elkhart County. Using horses as a therapeutic tool, they help people with a wide … [Continue Reading...]

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