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St. Joseph County (Indiana)

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  • Support Groups

    Michiana Parents of Multiples Club Phone: 574-675-0425 P.O. Box 11173 South Bend, IN   Domestic Violence Survivors Group Phone: 574-234-6900 711 E. Colfax South Bend, IN Domestic Violence Survivors Group is for people of all ages who have been...
  • Auditor pushes pay raise for county officials

    Auditor pushes pay raise for county officials
    SOUTH BEND — St. Joseph County Auditor Pete Mullen earned $48,500 in 2010, about $24,000 less than his counterpart in Elkhart County and about $29,000 less than the auditor in Allen County, which includes Fort Wayne. Based on population, the two-...
  • How much do they make?

    How much do they make?
    With more than 15,000 local and state government employees, the complexity of local government can be difficult to analyze. Below are snapshots of positions, including the median wages earned last year, based on data compiled from more than 40 open...
  • Those who serve, and what each one earns

    Those who serve, and what each one earns
    Last year, state and local public sector workers in St. Joseph County were paid more than $435 million in wages. Those millions went to more than 15,000 employees, both full time and part time, including teachers, state park workers, mayors and police...
  • A ticking time bomb? Lyme disease can wreak havoc

    A ticking time bomb? Lyme disease can wreak havoc
    Sue and John Gibbons suffered for years from various physical ailments, ranging from body aches and headaches to fatigue and confusion. They describe seeking out a parade of medical specialists and thousands of dollars' worth of tests that never provided...
  • Money for new mentally ill patients frozen

    SOUTH BEND -- As I walk through the double front doors to the parking lot of West Park Health Care, I bump into a middle-aged woman in front of me. "Excuse me," I say. "Oh, excuse me," she says, glancing around with a small smile. The woman is...
  • Taking the new sheriff at his campaign word

    We're encouraged to learn that just a few days into his new job, St. Joseph County Sheriff Mike Grzegorek is beginning to tackle his campaign promises. It appears he's making headway on a plan to beef up road patrols with officers who've been working...
  • AARP course keeps drivers safe

    Roundabouts can be intimidating for those who are encountering them for the first time. I felt entirely prepared to deal with roundabouts, however, as a result of having taken the AARP Driver Safety Program Course. Regardless of your opinion of AARP's...
  • Privacy Policy

    South Bend Tribune PRIVACY POLICY   The South Bend Tribune (“Company”) strives to offer visitors to its website (the “Site”) the many advantages of Internet technology and to provide an interactive and personalized...
  • Health experts expecting milder flu season

    If you contracted H1N1 last flu season, traveled a significant distance or stood in a long line waiting for the vaccine, you'll likely be glad to know the coming flu season is expected to be different. On the heels of an announcement by the World Health...
  • NOAA weather radio way to go for winter storm info

    I would like to respond to Sheila Boyer's Dec. 28 Voice letter “Winter alerts” in which she lamented the fact that local media did not run an alert tone for the winter storm warnings or other recent winter weather events. Unlike the severe...
  • Part 1 of a 2002 series: A life on the streets

    Part 1 of a 2002 series: A life on the streets
    This story was originally published March 3, 2002. First of five parts SOUTH BEND -- The  man in the  blankets shuffles down the street. The multicolored covers aren't merely draped around his face; they're hanging over his head. Anyone who cares to...