Tuesday, July 29, 2014

 This screenshot of a Google Map shows the approximate boundaries of the Orchard Subdivision. Residents have asked the city to extend water and sewer services to their home.

Failing septic systems in the area just outside of Goshen have plagued residents for decades.

Posted at 6:40 p.m.
 Center for Healing and Hope Executive Director, Clare Kraybill, accepts a check for $25,000 from Bill Rieth, President of the United Way of Elkhart County.

The Center for Healing and Hope is working to fund a staff nurse practitioner.

Posted at 6:42 p.m.
 Police are investigating a report of a 59-year-old man who flashed his privates at a 15-year-old boy at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Police say a 59-year-old man exposed himself to a 15-year-old boy on Saturday at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

Posted on July 28, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.
 People wanting to tour the Hawks Building line up outside Thursday April 17, 2014.  An alleyway near the building will be closed until the fall for paving to be lifted from it as part of the construction project.
Posted at 6:38 p.m.

The Goshen Board of Public Works approved for the alleyway to be closed until the River Rave Drive construction project is completed.

 Joyce Bontrager Lehman delivers the commencement address. Goshen College graduated about 240 students in its 116th commencement on Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Goshen. Great Value Colleges ranked Goshen College as the 8th most affordable private college in the Midwest.
Posted on July 28, 2014 at 11:09 a.m.

Great Value Colleges ranked public and private Midwestern schools based on quality and the cost of tuition minus average financial aid.

 Scott Marks of team
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 11:34 p.m.

The two-day event will also include live music, food vendors, book signings and a beer garden.

 Jeff Thomas (left) and Gary Stieglitz (right) stand where their brewhouse will be located.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.

Work is underway to get Thomas Stieglitz Brewing Co. up and running in downtown Goshen. Read on for more information about the beers that will be served and the brewers behind them.

 Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, east of Goshen.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:46 p.m.

Some churches affirm such unions, others maintain that Mennonite standards sanction only heterosexual unions.

 The city of Goshen will begin collecting brush on Monday, July 28.
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.

The city of Goshen has scheduled its monthly brush pickup for July 28. 

   Luis Lozano (center) of Goshen smiles as he talks with friends during Latino Bands Night at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday.
Posted on July 24, 2014 at 9:00 p.m.

The event will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at the Heritage Park Stage.

 In this archive photo from April 1, 2014, Goshen College student Ryan Smith looks at the message on his t-shirt, meant as a show of support for the school's employment policy that says sex should only be between married heterosexual couples. Goshen College is a Mennonite institution and debate is growing in the church about same-sex marriage. The issue figured in Clinton Frame Mennonite Church's recent decision to cut ties with the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference.
Updated on July 24, 2014 at 12:57 p.m.

Clinton Frame Mennonite Church cited several reasons for leaving the Indiana-Michigan Mennonite Conference, including other congregations’ acceptance of same-sex marriage.

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