Friday, April 18, 2014
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 In this Feb. 1, 2011 photo, Harborside Health Center employee Gerard Barber stands behind medical marijuana clone plants at Harborside Health Center in Oakland, Calif. A new study shows that Indiana had the second highest marijuana arrest rate compared to surrounding states in 2012.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

A new study shows that Indiana had the second highest marijuana arrest rate compared to surrounding states in 2012.

J. C. Lee
Posted 1 hour ago
 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.
 Prairie View Elementary students Erika Moyer, 9, gets a high five from volunteer Teresa Jenkins after her weekly ride at LoveWay Inc. in Middlebury.
Posted 7 minutes ago

The Middlebury nonprofit LoveWay Inc. uses horseback riding and equestrian care as a type of therapy for people with special needs.

 Zamale Davis, 19, was arrested by the FBI and U.S. Marshal's service at 7:10 a.m. in South Bend, in connection with the robbery at Key Bank, 121 E. Vistula St., on Aug. 7, 2013.
Posted 1 hour ago

Zamale Davis, 19, was arrested following an investigation by the FBI and Bristol Police. 

 A crowd looks over the third floor of the Hawks building Thursday April 17, 2014 during the ground breaking open house.
Posted at 3:53 p.m.

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.

 Ryan's Place is a nonprofit grief support center in Goshen that works closely with children, teens and families in the Michiana area.
Posted at 3:47 p.m.

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 at 3:46 p.m.

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 at 3:13 p.m.

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 at 2:24 p.m.

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 at 2:19 p.m.

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.

 Rangel
Posted at 11:53 a.m.

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




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