River

Photo Of The Week - Fog On The River At Sunset

Jun 18, 2020
CJ Beutien

WVPE's Photo of the Week captures an image of fog on the St. Joseph River at sunset on Northside Blvd at 32nd Street in South Bend from last month.

Thanks to WVPE listener-member CJ Beutien for sharing this photo with us. 

Do you have an image to share? We'd love to see your submissions. Just email them to us at wvpe@wvpe.org.

Make sure to include your name, where you live, names of people in the photo, date the photo was taken and the location where the photo was taken. 

Man's Body Found In River In Elkhart

Sep 10, 2019

Elkhart Police released the following information on a discovery made along the river Tuesday evening:

On September 10, 2019 at 7:18 pm officers were dispatched to the 200 block of South Michigan St in regards to a body in the St. Joseph River.

Officer along with members of the Fire Department arrived on scene and located a male deceased in the river. The body was found on the north side of the river near Lexington Ave and Vine St. The Elkhart County Homicide Unit was called in to investigate the incident.

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to dredge 60,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment out of a canal that connects the Grand Calumet River in East Chicago to Lake Michigan. It’s part of a larger project to remove century-old industrial contaminants from the river.