Friday, November 28, 2014



 Ignition Garage owner Steve Martin, left, talks with customers as he helps them find an album at the local music shop in Goshen Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Area merchants are preparing for the holiday shopping season starting with Black Friday, followed by Small Business Saturday.

Local retailers see the day after chaotic Black Friday as the kickoff for holiday shopping.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted at 9:00 a.m.
 Lesell Packer and his wife, Kessa Brown, look at television sets at the Wal-Mart on C.R. 6 in Elkhart on Nov. 28, 2013. Stores around Elkhart were opening earlier for Black Friday than in previous years, some even staying open through the holiday.

Check the circulars inside the Thanksgiving issue of The Elkhart Truth for Black Friday Deals.

Posted on Nov. 27, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.
 In this Nov. 25, 2010 file photo, The Hello Kitty balloon floats down 7th Avenue in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York.

Two Goshen High School grads are performing in an elite drum and bugle corps. They’ll be marching just in front of Santa Claus.

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014 at 6:47 p.m.
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Indiana State Excise Police say a man flashed a fake badge and impersonated a police officer at the Goshen Eagles Lodge #1526 last week.

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.

The Goshen Fire Department is asking anyone with information on the Tuesday, Nov. 25, fire at the vacant hotel to come forward.

Posted on Nov. 26, 2014 at 6:30 a.m.

Organizations across northern Indiana need volunteers to help with daily tasks and special programs. Whether you’re looking to volunteer regularly or just once, there’s an opportunity for you.

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.

More than 50 people stood outside the Elkhart County Courthouse in Goshen to protest after the grand jury decision was handed down yesterday in Ferguson, Mo. 

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 4:10 p.m.

Police say Randy Ralph Rothgeb, who was convicted of molesting a 13-year-old girl in 2009, was told several times he had to move, but refused.

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 4:04 p.m.

An informational session sponsored by immigrant advocates and held at College Mennonite Church drew about 150 participants.

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 2:45 p.m.

A fire was reported at the former Goshen Inn around 2:12 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

Posted on Nov. 25, 2014 at 12:46 a.m.

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Posted on Nov. 24, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

What’s happening in Michiana food news this week? There’s good and bad news, but at least there will be pie this week.

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