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Middlebury Walks for a Cure

Middlebury Walks for a Cure hits the streets on Sunday, October 11 to raise funds to benefit the IU Health Goshen Center for Cancer Care and the United Cancer Services of Elkhart County. 5K Walk/Run The 5K Walk/Run starts and finishes at the Das Dutchman Essenhaus Inn and Conference Center. The route winds … [Continue Reading...]


Meet Our Middlebury Fire Inspector

By Kyle Swartz Kyle Swartz, 32, has been in the fire service for 15 years, with eight as a nationally-registered and state-licensed paramedic. He began his career as a volunteer firefighter with the Bristol FD and has since become a certified fire investigator and is recognized as an investigator through the … [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, locally-owned store has been serving our community as well as providing a destination point for … [Continue Reading...]


Long’s Convenience

Long's Convenience - Where Everybody Knows Your Name Our family is from Cambodia. During the Pol Pot regime, my parents had to flee the country at a very young age and escape to the Thai border for refugees. I was a refugee baby born in a camp in Thailand. A local church in Goshen, First United Methodist … [Continue Reading...]

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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...]

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