Monday, September 22, 2014

5 things: First day of Notre Dame fall practice, Costco hiring in Mishawaka, more

A Goshen man was found dead in a parking lot, Notre Dame football had its first day of practice and three more stories to start your day.

Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 3:00 a.m.

Goshen man found dead in Goshen parking lot

Goshen police found Robert Henke of Goshen dead in a Lincoln Avenue parking lot early Monday morning, Aug. 4. Henke, 59, was reported missing Sunday night when he didn’t return from a bike ride.

Costco accepting job applications for Mishawaka location

Costco is accepting job applications for its new Mishawaka store, set to open mid-October. The company is known for high hourly wages and offers health insurance and other benefits to both part-time and full-time employees. Applications are available online at Costco’s website.

All public schools in Elkhart County raise ISTEP scores

Elkhart County schools’ 2014 standardized test scores have improved overall, though not by much. Middlebury improved its scores the most — 79.9 percent of Middlebury students passed the ISTEP test this year, compared to 77.7 percent in 2013.

Elkhart police identify man killed in motorcycle crash

Edward Scott Watson, 44, of Goshen was pronounced dead at the scene when his motorcycle crashed with a passenger vehicle Sunday.

Notre Dame reports to first day of football practice

Head coach Brian Kelly hasn’t named a quarterback yet, but Everett Golson took every first-team snap during Notre Dame’s first day of fall training camp. Elkhart Truth reporter Rachel Terlep watched practice for two hours and came away with some observations about the 2014 Notre Dame football team.

 FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas waves to photographers as he arrives to attend an Arab foreign minister meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech scheduled for Friday, Sept, 26, 2014, about a new strategy for dealing with Israel. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

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 In this Sept. 7, 2014 photo, Heidi Nilsson participates in a workshop at the Pole Expo in Las Vegas. Poles have long been a staple of strip clubs, but many of the attendees at the expo are taking the lead of expo founder Fawnia Dietrich and refining their slinky craft as a workout activity. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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