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Niles Township works to bridge River Valley Trail gap

By | 2017-07-31T09:24:42+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Jul 31, 2017 NILES — North of the Indiana-Michigan state line, one curvy little gap cuts the Michigan portion of the River Valley Trail in two.It’s a 1.2-mile stretch in Niles Township that has interrupted the ride or hike for trail users for several years. But finally it’s on track to be completed — possibly in [...]

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We take LimeBike for a test spin in South Bend

By | 2019-05-24T09:16:54+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Joe Ditz - SOUTH BEND — We find one LimeBike bicycle parked outside of Cops & Doughnuts-Dainty Maid Precinct, right where the smartphone app says it is. Curious cops stop by to see what photographer Santiago Flores and I are doing Tuesday with the neon green bike, the first steed of the city’s new bike sharing [...]

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Mayors’ Ride returns to South Bend, Mishawaka

By | 2017-04-11T16:44:04+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

SOUTH BEND — The Mayors’ Ride, which invites bicyclists to spin along bike routes by the St. Joseph River, will return May 7 for the second year with only a small change in its route. The free bike ride will run between 8 a.m. and noon that Sunday. Bicyclists of all ages will be able to [...]

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Our Opinion: A win-win for the River Valley Trail

By | 2017-04-05T14:07:38+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

St. Joseph County shouldn’t miss the opportunity to fill in some of the final gaps in a recreational trail project that’s been years in the making. By contributing about $225,000 from the county’s tourism development fund, along with other donations and grants, the county would be able to finally pave the two-mile gap in the trail [...]

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