Category Archives: Local News

05 Sep

Elkhart County GOP Headquarters Hours

September Elkhart County GOP Office Hours Fridays: 9 AM – 11:30 AM Mondays: 9 AM – 2 PM Wednesdays: 5 PM – 7 PM Phone banking is scheduled on all Thursdays this month. Please contact us for more information.

23 Jul

Visit Us At the Elkhart County 4-H Fair!

Our booth in the Commercial Buildings at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair is once again in Building E. Be sure to come out and visit with us and receive information on Republican candidates. The Elkhart County GOP and Republican candidates will be ...

26 Mar

Elkhart Mayor Tim Neese Gives State of the City Address

ELKHART — With nearly three months in office, a series of town hall meetings under his belt and a number of initiatives underway, Mayor Tim Neese says people want change. “Whether it is a pothole, a street light that does not stay ...

18 Sep

Elkhart County Council Votes in favor of Local Option Income Tax

Income taxes might be rising next year in Elkhart County. It’s up to the Elkhart County Council, which voted 5-2 to pursue a vote on a 0.5 percent county-wide income tax increase. The decision came Thursday, Sept. 18, afterseveral days of budget ...

26 Dec

Additional Elkhart County tax is the wrong way to go

by Indiana Rep. Wes Culver R-49th District Goshen I oppose Elkhart County’s proposed local option income tax for four reasons. The first and most important is because it seems incredibly wrong that the county wants every taxpayer, every family, to ...

07 Dec


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski today voted in support of bipartisan legislation to reign in costly government regulations that are hurting small businesses and preventing job creation.  The Small Business Capital Access and Job Preservation Act, H.R. 1105, is ...

15 Nov

Program to provide Goshen veterans with much-needed assistance

By SHERRY VAN ARSDALL The Goshen News In January, senior veterans or their widows 75 years and older can apply for assistance through a new program for residents of Goshen. The program, Service to Senior Veterans Project (SSVP), was launched ...

03 Nov

If you have not been receiving your Party Matters newsletter, check your junk-mail folder…

Popularity can have its downsides along with its benefits. As more people join Elkhart County’s Republican party and subscribe to Elkhart County Party Matters’ newsletter, the resulting increased traffic has occasionally caused some e-mail domains to send our Party Matters’ ...

20 Oct

Fairfield High School goes all out to honor our military

By Melanie Yuill, Multimedia Journalist Friday night is football night for High Schools across Michiana. But for one school their game was about much more than the pigskin. Fairfield High School hosted a “hometown heroes” event for their game against ...

08 Apr

Women calling the shots in Elkhart County politics

Our new chairwoman, Mary Nisly, was featured in this article in the Goshen News! With the retirement of Republican Party Chairman Dale Stickel last month, Mary Nisly of Goshen was elected as the county’s first GOP chairwoman… “It’s an honor,” ...