Friday, August 29, 2014

 In this file photo, The Tumbleweed Jumpers play at the Celebrate Elkhart block party Aug. 9, 2014. The Tumbleweed Jumpers will play at the Goshen Art House Theater on Friday night, Aug. 29.

If you’re a fan of live music and fresh summer tomatoes, Goshen has several events for you this weekend.

Posted at 7:39 a.m.

Two consecutive tests have shown safe bacteria levels.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.
 Walmart plans to demolish this store in northwest Goshen after building a new larger store behind it.

The retailing giant has indicated at least three times since 2007 that it is ready to expand at its Market Centre location.

Posted at 4:30 a.m.
 In this file photo, workers assemble RVs at Grand Design in Middlebury on March 24, 2014. The Goshen Buick Dealer will start selling and displaying RVs.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 3:29 p.m.

Goshen Buick received a three-year permission for dealing without a permanent building. 

 In this 2010 file photo, an Elkhart Police officer checks for fingerprints on a soda can found in a car on Dorsey Street near Rainbow Bend just east of Nappanee Street. Police agencies in Elkhart County have used a federal military surplus program to acquire about $24,000 worth of guns and an ATV since 2006. Agencies in St. Joseph County have acquired more than $4 million worth of military equipment in the same time frame.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:04 p.m.

Law enforcement in St. Joseph County have received $4.1 million worth of military equipment since 2006. Elkhart County has received $23,918.94 worth of equipment from the same program.

 Four of Goshen's city leaders are the latest to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Seen here just moments before they took the challenge are (from left) Goshen Police Chief Wade K. Branson, Goshen City Councilman Jeremy Stutsman, Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman and Goshen Fire Chief Dan Sink.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 11:03 a.m.

Goshen’s city leaders, including Mayor Allan Kauffman, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Check out the video here.

 The Concord High School marching band performs during the 2013 ISSMA State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 2, 2013. Concord placed second in its class.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Here are details about what area high school marching bands are planning for this year, plus how you can see them perform. 

 Traffic passes by a U.S. 33 sign just west of 10th Street in Goshen on March 18, 2014. INDOT plans to reroute part of U.S. 33 in Goshen between Monroe Street and S.R. 15/Pike Street.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.

The plans cleared the environmental review process and a route revision spares Goshen High School baseball field.

 Goshen High School Principal Barry Younghans is doused with icy water Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Posted on Aug. 26, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.

After Goshen High School students raised $500 for the ALS Association, principal Barry Younghans agreed to get doused with buckets full of icy water.

 Jeff Hall waits on a customer at John Hall's True Value Hardware in Goshen on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. The store has been awarded the 2014 Agri-Business Award of Excellence from the Purdue Extension Agricultural Society Committee.
Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 at 5:24 p.m.

“If you can’t find it at John Hall’s, it is probably not made,” said one person of the 2014 Agri-Business Award of Excellence winner.

 Dr James Nelson Gingerich talks with a reporter during a media tour of the Abshire  Manson in Goshen Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.  Gingerich is in a room on the second  floor of the historic mansion that is being converted into a clinic in a partnership between IU Health Goshen and Maple City Health Care Center.
Posted on Aug. 25, 2014 at 4:00 a.m.

IU Health Goshen and Maple City Health Care Center have been collaborating to open a new location for the clinic, which helps patients with low income.

Posted on Aug. 24, 2014 at 10:23 a.m.

Residents on Eighth Street in Goshen will be under a boil order Monday, Aug. 25, after crews shut down a water main to relocate a fire hydrant.

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