Bad roads

jdyoder Pumpkinvine News

On a recent 65 mile bike ride through southern Elkhart County and northern Kosciusko County, I was reminded again to the deplorable condition of our country roads. I’m not the first to say it, but I think it’s true:  their condition is a disgrace. As I rode, I mentally graded the roads and calculate how much of the ride was …

Sept. 2 is Air Quality Action Day

jdyoder Pumpkinvine News

The Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management has declared Sept. 2, 2015 an Air Quality Action Day for St. Joseph and Elkhart Counties. Meteorologists forecast that weather conditions will be conducive to high levels of ozone pollution. Actions you can take to help lower emissions that contribute to the formation of ozone include: Bike, walk, carpool or take the bus; perform …