Friday, April 18, 2014

 Ephram Lake, 9, suffered a concussion when he was injured in an incident at Concord South Side Elementary in Elkhart on April 15, 2014. Photographed at the Lakes' home in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

The school district called it a "scuffle" but the boy's parents say it was bullying. Readers weighed in on how bullying should be handled at school and at home.

Anne Christnovich
Posted at 12:02 p.m.
 Austin Bickel, Syracuse, adds another layer of decoration to his Ukrainian Easter Egg during a workshop at the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Church hall in Goshen.

Did you know you can use ingredients like vegetables and berries to dye Easter eggs? Check out these tips to learn how to celebrate Easter in a natural, artsy way. 

Angie Bell, Education Coordinator for Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Posted at 9:06 a.m.
 A crowd looks over the third floor of the Hawks building Thursday April 17, 2014 during the ground breaking open house.

There may be some history to a painting discovered in Goshen. LaCasa Inc. and DJ Construction are converting the three-story building into a life-work space for artists.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted 50 minutes ago
 Ryan's Place is a nonprofit grief support center in Goshen that works closely with children, teens and families in the Michiana area.
Posted 56 minutes ago

Find out more about the upcoming Ryan’s Run event coming up Saturday, April 26, in Middlebury.

 Come to the candidates forum sponsored by the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and The Elkhart Truth, set for April 21.
Posted 57 minutes ago

The event will feature the hopefuls for the District 48 Indiana House seat, the Elkhart Superior Court 3 judgeship and other county posts. 

 Ian Efsits, 11, serves lemonade to Jerry Matheson of Flushing, Mich., as part of Lemonade Day on Saturday, May 4, 2013, outside the Lerner Theatre in Elkhart. Hundreds of young entrepreneurs set up lemonade stands across Elkhart County with the help of parents and teachers to get a taste of what it takes to run a business, and many donate portions of their sales to charity.
Posted 1 hour ago

Want your child to learn business skills? Here's how to get them signed up for Lemonade Day, coming up on May 3. 

 Larry Calvert (left), director of elections for Governmental Business Systems; Rickey Schrag, clerk election worker; and Chad Clingerman, office manager for voter registration and Elkhart County election board, test a voting machine at the Elkhart County Administration building Thursday, April 17, 2014. The county ran its usual pre-election test Thursday of voting machines.
Posted 2 hours ago

See what Elkhart County clerk Wendy Hudson says voters can expect at the polls on May 6.

 A sign warns drivers of potholes along a stretch of Johnson St. north of E. Bristol St. in Elkhart on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Posted 2 hours ago

Elkhart City Council will eventually be asked to approve money to smooth over impact of wild winter weather.

 Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in connection with the murder of John Cawley, which occurred in April 2000.
Posted at 11:58 a.m.

About 14 years ago, John Cawley was shot through a window in his home and killed.

Posted at 11:53 a.m.

Rangel was was charged with selling drugs to sources working with the Elkhart ICE unit

 C.J. Prosise (20) waves to the crowd after Notre Dame played its annual Blue-Gold spring football game in Notre Dame on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Posted at 11:47 a.m.

Football players will bowl with fans on Sunday, May 4.

 Goshen's Andrew Pillow won the 400m varsity heat. Goshen hosted Northridge and Wawasee in a boys' track and field meet in Goshen on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Posted at 11:11 a.m.

See the gravity-defying pole vault and high jump, the incredible sprints and gritty long runs of the three-way boys' track and field meet on a beautiful spring night in Goshen.

 Three women enjoy the flowers on the banks of the Nakdong River
Posted at 10:00 a.m.

Huge flowerbeds planted on the banks of Korea's Nakdong River bloom vibrant yellow, setting the scene for the festival.

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