Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 2013

In 2011, U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, encouraged communities across the nation to establish “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” A resolution was passed unanimously by the United States Senate designating March 30th as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” to honor the return home of our armed services members after serving in Vietnam.

Golf Course Opening -- UPDATED

UPDATED 03-26-2013

Eberhart-Petro Golf Course is now open for play, weather permitting. Before making the trip to play a round, please call the course at (574) 255-5508 to verify course condtions.


ORIGINAL POST -- The opening date for Eberhart-Petro Municipal Golf Course has been postponed. The course had been set to open for play on Friday, March 15 however Golf Course Superintendent George Fowler indicated that the course was unplayable at the current time. The overall condition of the course will be reviewed on a daily basis, especially throughout the coming weekend, to determine if the course can open. 

Ray Chamberlin honored as Mishawaka's Poet Laureate

Ray Chamberlin was officially honored at the Mishawaka High School Alumni Luncheon as Mishawaka’s “Poet Laureate” on Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

Ray grew up on Wenger Street in Mishawaka, one of ten children, and was greatly influenced by his father, George Chamberlin, who was both a poet and a painter. Ray was a Mishawaka mail carrier for 25 years and began getting some local renown when he wrote a poem in response to the silly song, “The Little Blue Nun,” which was written by an Alabama football fan in protest of Notre Dame winning the 1977 national championship.

Mayor Wood to Deliver "State of the City" Address February 18th

Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood will deliver his State of the City address on Monday night, February 18th. The State of the City address is set for 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers after the Common Council meeting.

The theme that will be highlighted for this year’s address is “Shaping Mishawaka’s Future”. Mayor Wood will reflect not only on the accomplishments of 2012, but will also identify those changes that have been made in how the City does its business that will profoundly contribute to “Shaping Mishawaka’s Future”.



  1. Good Friday

Tuesday, April 22nd

  1. Board of Public Works & Safety
    • Start time: 10:00am

Saturday, April 26th

  1. Beutter Park 5K Run / Fun Walk
    • Start time: 08:00am
    • http://mishawaka.in.gov/beutterpark5k

Monday, April 28th

  1. Parks & Recreation Board
    • Start time: 04:30pm
    • Meeting to accommodate approving and accepting of departmental docket claims.