| Oct 14, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Jimmy John's founder inspires local students, franchisees
A local college freshman mustered up the courage last week to wait in line and meet "Jimmy John" Liautaud. Maybe the founder of Jimmy John's sandwich shops, who had just concluded a speech...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 3:06 AM
We've spent a lot of ink over the past several months discussing all of the initiatives that are under way to jump-start the region's economy.
Nearly every opportunity is being mined and there are numerous indications that efforts are starting to pay...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:42 AM
In football, a prevent defense often is used by a team with a narrow lead near the end of a game to guard against a big play by the opponent. It can stymie the opponent. Or, sometimes, it can lead to shorter but effective gains that enable the opponent to...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 5:22 AM
Eight days until voters head to the polls, and locally some of you are receiving guides on the candidates and you are being encouraged to bring that guide with you to the voting booth. Our WSBT Fact Finder team wanted to find out if it's OK to bring it...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:09 PM
SOUTH BEND - When then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, locked in a tight race for the Democratic nomination for president, visited the area in March 2008, more than 4,000 supporters packed the Mishawaka High School gym to hear her speak.
Twelve days later, her...
| May 8, 2012
Mitch Kajzer sometimes wonders how his life would be different if he hadn't been shot 20 years ago as a young South Bend police officer.
"If it had never happened, I probably would have been a career police officer," he says.
That would have been fine,...
| May 16, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Lavon Dean-Null's travel experiences slide easily into daily lessons in her classroom.
As her students learn about world history and culture, she describes her vivid memories of South Korea, China, Mongolia and other exotic places.
| Nov 4, 2012
| 1:25 AM
At last, the concrete trail linking the St. Joseph River trails in South Bend and Mishawaka is finished.
On Friday, the city of South Bend dedicated the new 1.2-mile extension of the Northside Trail for walkers, bicyclists, wheelchair riders and other...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 4:17 PM
SOUTH BEND -- The River Park Business Association, aiming to join the Indiana Main Street program, is strengthening its organizational structure as it seeks to leverage opportunities around the growing campus of Indiana University South Bend.
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:59 PM
SOUTH BEND — The St. Joseph River’s capacity to power mills and other industry was one of the assets that drew settlers to its shores in the 1800s.
On Wednesday, city officials took a step toward tapping that power again by installing a...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:50 AM
Health experts recommend visiting the dentist every 6 months. But for many, that is too expensive, even with insurance. Two area colleges provide dental hygiene clinics where people get dental service at a lower cost, and help local college students...