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Saturday, April 19, 2014

 Pictured is a great horned owl. In March 2012, Simmons illegally killed and took great horned owls and red-tailed hawks, both of which are migratory birds native to the United States protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

Ronald Simmons, 44, had previously pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor offense of taking, killing or possessing migratory birds.

Emily Pfund
Posted 1 minute ago
 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 on April 18, 2014 at 3:53 p.m.

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

Sharon Hernandez
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 11:53 a.m.
 Ryan's Place is a nonprofit grief support center in Goshen that works closely with children, teens and families in the Michiana area.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.

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

 Eric Saner, (right) director of Chain Reaction, looks over tandems rented by Community Cycle Works. Volunteer Chet Peachy, left, gets ready to test-ride a bicycle. Three Goshen College graduates will return to Goshen on Friday evening, completing a 11-month, 10,000-mile bicycle journey.
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 6:26 a.m.

Three Goshen College graduates will complete the 11-month, 10,000-mile bicycle journey on Friday.

Posted on April 17, 2014 at 6:28 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman was convicted of robbery, kidnapping and criminal confinement following a two-day trial in March.

 People wanting to tour the Hawks building line up outside Thursday, April 17, 2014.  In addition to a ground breaking there was a tour of the building.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 4:45 p.m.

The former Hawks Furniture building near downtown Goshen will be transformed into a new live-work space for local artists and entrepreneurs.

 Mike Yoder, Elkhart County commissioner
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:38 p.m.

It has been six years since the Indiana General Assembly adopted property tax caps, and it’s still weighing heavily on the minds of local leaders.

 Matt Sanders is a parenting expert from Australia who will be speaking in Goshen.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:11 p.m.

Matt Sanders, a clinical psychologist from Australia, will be visiting Goshen to speak at events organized by Horizon Education Alliance and CAPS. There's no cost to attend the events, where Sanders will be sharing parenting tips.

 Bob and Carolyn Zook pose for a photograph Tuesday April 15, 2014, in front of the foundation of the elder care home they are building in a west Goshen neighborhood.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:20 p.m.

Senior co-housing is one way to address the aging Baby Boomer generation. A Goshen couple is creating the house that will be the first of its kind in Elkhart County.

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 6:13 p.m.

Tyrone Winkleman faces up to 150 years of imprisonment. He'll be sentenced Thursday, April 17.

 Goshen-born opera singer Anthony Kalil is one of three recipients of the 2014 Richard Tucker Music Foundation's $10,000 career grant.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 4:36 p.m.

Anthony Kalil, who was born and raised in the Maple City, is one of three opera singers to receive a special grant at an invitation-only audition in the Big Apple.

 A number of chickens gather around a bucket in a pasture near Karen Wellingtons' home in Goshen in a file photo taken Friday, July 2, 2010. The city council voted Tuesday, April 15, 2014, to allow residents with a permit to keep up to six hens in city limits.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:50 p.m.

Up to 50 permits will be issued over the next two years allowing people in Goshen city limits to have up to six hens.

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