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  • 9 hrs ago | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    John R Erler

    John R. Erler, 79, passed away at 5:29pm, December 16th in Edwardsville, IL. He was born in South Bend, IN on June 26, 1935, the son of the late John R. and Esther Erler.He married Barbara Dawson on September 5, 1959 in Indianapolis, IN.John received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1958 and a MBA from Washington University in 1965.John was an engineer for Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals for 40 years and was a past president of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers.He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Greg Erler of Alton, IL and David Erler of Boston, MA; four grandchildren, Charlie, CeCe, Christopher, and Matthew Erler; one brother, Paul Erler of Kalispell, MT; three sisters, Betty Jantzen of Indianapolis, IN, Mary Ann Ziemann of Cedarberg, WI, and Doris Rittman of St. Louis, MO.John was a member of Chapel of the Cross Lutheran ... (more)

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  • 16 hrs ago | via Roll Call 

    Bill O'Neill, Jerry Hogan: 2 Friends Taken in 2 Days

    Friends of O'Neill will gather at the Tune Inn Friday to toast their late friend. The low odds of two friends in the same tight-knit community on Capitol Hill dying on consecutive days were mercilessly defied last week, as a sad 24 hours rocked the tech and telecom lobbying world - along with numerous other universes both inside politics and out.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via The Republic 

    Melody L. Estes, North Vernon

    Melody L. Estes, 56, of North Vernon, died at 10:05 a.m. Dec. 16, 2014, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Survivors include her mother, Carol Bowling of Columbus; daughters, Melissa Francis of South Bend and Julie Alley of Columbus; stepsons, Ronald D. Estes Jr. and Donald L. Estes, both of Columbus; stepdaughter, Sylvia Clark of Columbus; brother, Jimmy Parrigin of Columbus; sister, Shawna Lowe of Brown County; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

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  • Friday Dec 12 | via WNDU-TV South Bend 

    SB funeral home remains closed amid problems with ta...

    It remains to be seen if a South Bend funeral home will be able to overcome its problems with back taxes, but it was decided today that the business will have to remain closed for the time being. A temporary restraining order that closed Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home on Lincolnway West ten days ago-today became a permanent restraining order.

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  • Friday Dec 12 | via The Washington Evening Journal 

    Avalin Mary Grothe

    Avalin Mary Grothe, 89, of Winfield, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Sunrise Terrace Care Center in Winfield. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m., Monday, Dec. 15, at the Swedesburg Church cemetery with the Rev.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Mercury Drive House changes 1st bulb for Clay Fire D...

    A chimney fire on the 50500 block of Mercury Drive Friday Night led the Clay Fire Department to change the first bulb on their fire safety program wreath. A press release from the department said crews were called to the 50500 block of Mercury Drive on a report of a chimney fire.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Elkhart city-wide coat drive

    Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore announced plans for a city-wide coat drive on Friday. The city is hoping to collect 500 coats from across the city to be donated to needy kids and adults.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Santa lights South Bend's Christmas tree

    Santa is officially in Michiana! He kicked off his night in South Bend, where he lit the city's Christmas tree before leading the annual holiday parade through downtown. It all wrapped up at Santa's Workshop in front of the former College Football Hall of Fame.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    2014 SJRMC Tree of Life Celebration

    An event to honor loved ones was held at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka on Friday. It's part of the Tree of Life Celebration.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Stabbing on Amtrak train results in man being taken ...

    Niles Police have one person in custody following a stabbing on an Amtrak train that pulled into the Niles, Michigan Station Friday evening. Niles Police confirm a man is in custody following the incident in which four people were stabbed, All of the victims were taken to the hospital.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Allergies can still be a problem during the winter m...

    Most people don't associate winter with allergies, but doctors say even though there may be snow outside, that doesn't mean indoor allergies aren't making you miserable. Winter allergies are the same as Spring, with itchy eyes, throat and nose, sneezing and congestion.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Mishawaka to celebrate Winterfest

    The city of Mishawaka celebrates Winterfest, Saturday, December 6th with an event at Merrifield Park. The free event is for the whole family and will feature photos with Santa, ice skating at the Merrifield Ice Skating Complex, outside movies, a bonfire, live nativity and ice sculpture demonstrations.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Two-year-old killed in morning house fire in Starke ...

    An early morning house fire claimed the life of a two-year-old boy in Starke County. Firefighters responded to the fire just before 7:30 Friday morning.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

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    The Elkhart County Health Departments is inviting residents to come down to get their flu shots on two separate dates in the next few weeks. The Health Department is offering flu shots at their location on the 600 block of Oakland Ave. in Elkhart on Dec. 9 and Dec. 16. Between the hours of 8:30am-11:30am and 1:00p-3:00pm, flu shots can be purchased for $27 for patients between ages three and 64, and $8 for children between six and 18 months.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Starbucks to start selling booze

    The coffee chain has announced, that it plans on selling beer, wine and even more snacks at thousands of its cafes. An alarming trend in South Bend.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via The Daily Standard 

    Margaret Hight

    Margaret M. Hight, 92, St. Marys, died at 1:53 p.m. Dec. 3, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys, following a short illness. She was born July 6, 1922, in South Bend, Ind., to John W. and Sarah Cross Keirns.

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  • Friday Dec 5 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    Seattle Starbucks facility not your usual corner cof...

    A Seattle Starbucks is not your usual corner coffee store. The Starbucks Reserve Roaster and Tasting Room opened its doors recently and is being called the Willy Wonka of coffee.

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  • Thursday Dec 4 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    South Bend Funeral Home's mortuary license suspended

    The Indiana State Board of Funeral and Cemetery Service ordered an emergency suspension Thursday of Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home's mortuary license. A press release from the Indiana Attorney said the suspension came as a result of the South Bend funeral home owing more than a quarter of a million dollars in unpaid taxes.

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  • Tuesday Dec 2 | via WNDU-TV South Bend 

    South Bend Funeral home owes $258K in unpaid taxes; ...

    Because a South Bend business owes more than a quarter of a million dollars in unpaid tax, the State of Indiana today took legal action that requires the business to cease operations until it starts repayment on the tax it owes. The Indiana Department of Revenue today sought and obtained a temporary restraining order in court against Clark-O'Neal Funeral Home, Inc., at 2702 Lincoln Way West, South Bend.

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  • Monday Dec 1 | via WSJV-TV South Bend 

    South Bend volunteer given special recognition for c...

    A long-time South Bend volunteer and community leader was recognized Monday for his contributions to the community. Conrad Damien was honored with the 2014 F. Jay Nimtz Award during a ceremony at the Charles Martin Youth Center.

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