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When WSJV first signed on the air March 25, 1954, we were one of the first UHF stations in the country.  The South Bend - Elkhart market was somewhat unique in that it was required to use UHF channels because of the competing VHF channels in the Chicago area.  Originally an NBC affiliate, WSJV became an ABC affiliate about one year later. More>>

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  • Road closures in Elkhart through August 8th

    Road closures in Elkhart through August 8th

    Heads up if you need to drive through Elkhart, the city of Elkhart Street Department is closing a few roads the week of August 4 thru 8th. More >>
    Heads up if you need to drive through Elkhart, the city of Elkhart Street Department is closing a few roads the week of August 4 thru 8th.  More >>
  • Police: Attempted burglary suspect chased off by family

    Police: Attempted burglary suspect chased off by family

    Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff)Stokes' vehicle after his arrest (Kosciusko County Sheriff)
    One man is behind bars after police say his attempt to break into a Leesburg home was quickly turned away.Kosciusko County police say Mack Stokes tried to break into a house on the 6000 block of N. Old State Road 15. They got the call shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning. As officers converged on the location, they spotted a green Mercury Sable matching the description of the suspect's vehicle.More >>
    One man is behind bars after police say his attempt to break into a Leesburg home was quickly turned away.Kosciusko County police say Mack Stokes tried to break into a house on the 6000 block of N. Old State Road 15. They got the call shortly after 10:15 Wednesday morning. As officers converged on the location, they spotted a green Mercury Sable matching the description of the suspect's vehicle.
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  • Councilman Derek Dieter calls for clearer Council policy on medical leave

    Councilman Derek Dieter calls for clearer Council policy on medical leave

    Officials say South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis, Jr. is midway through his first week on medical leave, but the specifics of why he's out are unclear. He hasn't spoken publicly. Instead, all we have to go on is an email he sent the council president saying he needs to concentrate on his health. His request came a little over a week after his DUI arrest. Councilman Derek Dieter wants the full council to meet and clarify the leave of absence process.More >>
    Officials say South Bend Common Councilman Henry Davis, Jr. is midway through his first week on medical leave, but the specifics of why he's out are unclear. He hasn't spoken publicly. Instead, all we have to go on is an email he sent the council president saying he needs to concentrate on his health. His request came a little over a week after his DUI arrest. Councilman Derek Dieter wants the full council to meet and clarify the leave of absence process.More >>
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  • Notre Dame Stadium is turf tuff

    Notre Dame Stadium is turf tuff

     The opener against Rice is now just one month away.  Exciting times under the Golden Dome as practice starts Monday. This is how the Stadium looked in April at the Blue Gold Game.  Here it is Wednesday as the new turf is ready to run on.  There are a pair of shamrocks on the 35 yard line.  The iconic interlocking ND at  midfield.  There aren't any words in the endzone.  Just white dashes. ND opens up the season at home August 30th.

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     The opener against Rice is now just one month away.  Exciting times under the Golden Dome as practice starts Monday. This is how the Stadium looked in April at the Blue Gold Game.  Here it is Wednesday as the new turf is ready to run on.  There are a pair of shamrocks on the 35 yard line.  The iconic interlocking ND at  midfield.  There aren't any words in the endzone.  Just white dashes. ND opens up the season at home August 30th.


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  • Silver Hawks give up rare in the park grand slam vs Bowling Green

    Silver Hawks give up rare in the park grand slam vs Bowling Green

     Bowling Green took it at the Silver Hawks at Four Winds Field Wednesday night.  James Harris smacked one into center field with the bases loaded.  It got past Chuck Taylor and Harris made it all the way around the bases for an in the park grand slam.  The Hot Rods won the game 10-1.

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     Bowling Green took it at the Silver Hawks at Four Winds Field Wednesday night.  James Harris smacked one into center field with the bases loaded.  It got past Chuck Taylor and Harris made it all the way around the bases for an in the park grand slam.  The Hot Rods won the game 10-1.


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  • New Prairie grad looks to make MLB as an umpire

    New Prairie grad looks to make MLB as an umpire

    Marc Lindsey loves baseball so much, he is pursuing his dream of making it to the major leagues, but not as a player.More >>
    Marc Lindsey loves baseball so much, he is pursuing his dream of making it to the major leagues, but not as a player.More >>

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