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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A $1,330 bid was good enough to save a Santa Claus, sleigh and four reindeer that once brought holiday cheer atop City Hall in cash-strapped Flint. Winning bidder Melodee Mabbitt said she and her husband pooled money from about...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Philip Koch, whose family developed Holiday World and Splashin' Safari and several other Christmas-themed businesses in and around the southern Indiana town of Santa Claus, died Tuesday, eight days after suffering cardiac...
WSBT-TVIt's considered one of the worst disasters in our area's history, killing around 50 people in Elkhart County and injuring many others. This retrospective by WSBT-TV, which originally aired in 1995, chronicles the events of Palm Sunday, April 11, 1965...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND -- This year, they hoped for good weather as members of four west-side churches met at St. Augustine Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. But the chilly weather had no bearing over the 75 or so marchers who, after the blessing and passing out...
NOVI, Mich. (AP) — Some people in the Detroit area are marking the first day of Lent with a drive-thru stop at church. The Detroit News reports (http://bit.ly/WJ3feM ) the Rev. June Marshall Smith of the Novi United Methodist Church took ashes...
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WSBT-TV ReporterIt is a holiday staple...Christmas lights. Some take this tradition further than others though. One Southwest Michigan family has been going ALL OUT for the past 30 years. Their display is so well known it attracts thousands of people every year....
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man faces theft charges for allegedly stealing dozens of packages delivered to homes during the Christmas shopping season. Twenty-five-year-old Kire Mitreski was arrested last week on two counts of...
LAPORTE – The Grinch may have tried to steal Christmas in LaPorte. Police say between noon on Christmas Eve and 12:45 on Christmas Day, someone broke into the city’s 7th Day Adventist Church on Boyd Blvd. It’s believed the suspect(s)...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Freezing rain and sleet made for a sloppy Christmas morning trek in parts of the nation's midsection on Tuesday, while residents along the Gulf Coast braced for thunderstorms, high winds and tornadoes. Winds toppled a tree...
The following was released by the Indiana Department of Transportation just before noon today: LAPORTE – Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) plow truck drivers are working overtime to ensure holiday travels are as safe as possible....
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Christmas time in the Koerner household is different. Most years, matriarch Vicky Koerner would be busy setting up a large tree in the living room, adorning it with her vast collection of ornaments. She'd be getting her...
SOUTH BEND — Surrounded by traditional shiny ornaments, a single butterfly decoration is wrapped around a branch of Rodney and Jen Semak’s small Christmas tree this year. An identical one was to be placed on Jen’s sister’s grave...
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