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Saturday, April 19, 2014


Recently, beer blogger Eric Strader found three barrel-aged, pub-brewed beers on tap at New Holland Brewing Company, including one made in honor of the brewer's birthday.

Eric Strader
Posted on April 18, 2014 at 9:29 a.m.
 This Keystone RV Montana fifth-wheel is among the models being recalled by the Goshen-based RV maker because of defective microwaves made by Frigidaire.

Goshen-based Keystone RV is recalling 1,957 fifth-wheel travel trailers because their microwave ovens might self-start, posing a fire risk.

Jeff Parrott
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 4:44 p.m.

Thor Industries announced Thursday, April 17, that it is buying K-Z Inc. this year.

Jeff Parrott
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:31 a.m.
 A free course in South Bend will teach participants how to build a computer from parts.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:17 p.m.

The class will be April 22-25 at WorkOne Saint Joseph County in South Bend.

 Rich Enfield of Ruoff Home Mortgage.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:16 p.m.

The latest hires, promotions and achievements at locally operated businesses.

 This undated file photo shows several recreational vehicles lined up on a factory lot in Elkhart County. One RV transport company is conducting a job fair to hire drivers to deliver the RVs across the country.
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.

Job fair will be April 26 at a Disabled American Veterans post.

 An adult prom event raised $50,000 for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:06 p.m.

Organizers of this first-time event were happily surprised when the adult prom raised $50,000 for land development.

 AlphaGraphics Elkhart has bought Middlebury Graphic Arts, adding its equipment and four employees to the Elkhart location.
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 1:14 p.m.

The owners of Middlebury Graphic Arts are retiring and its operations are being absorbed by the Elkhart business.

 Founders summer seasonal Rubaeus
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.

Founders Fest 2014, a street party featuring musical acts, local food vendors and local artists, will be on Saturday, June 21. The brewing company has also released several seasonal beers.

 The Electric Brew is a popular independent coffee shop in Elkhart County. It's one of a few places you can check out for Indie Coffee Shop Day.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.

Friday, April 18, is Indie Coffee Shop Day, a day to celebrate independent coffee shops and support the local economy. Here's where you can celebrate locally.

 Dustin George-Miller of Goshen shows his delight in getting a bottle of KBS, the sought-after beer from Founders Brewing Co.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:42 p.m.

Founders Brewing Co.'s Kentucky Breakfast Stout – a holy grail for dark beer lovers – will be served at Constant Spring in Goshen on Friday afternoon. 


 CWRV Transport driver James Trace unhooks a towable RV after picking it up from Heartland RV on the north side of Elkhart on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Trace splits his driving time from shuttling units around Elkhart part of the month to making long-distance deliveries part of the month.
Updated on April 15, 2014 at 4:39 p.m.

About 2,000 new drivers are needed to transport 25,000 to 35,000 finished RVs to dealerships around the country.

 Eating protein-rich foods like almonds and pecans can help prevent you from becoming hangry. A recent study by Ohio State University psychologist Brad Bushman showed that being hangry could be hurting relationships.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.

Have you ever been hungry and angry at the same time? As it turns out, being "hangry" can make people more likely to be angry at their significant others.

 World Beer Cup 2014
Eric Strader
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.
 FILE - This March 22, 2013, file photo shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. With a record 85 percent of tax filers expected to e-file this year, Elkhart area post offices no longer offer extended hours on April 15.
Jeff Parrott
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 5:22 p.m.
 Michelle Singletary
Michelle Singletary
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 10:48 a.m.
 Jeff Burbrink gives a talk on the Emerald Ash Borer, a pest that has been killing Ash trees across Indiana, to Conrad and Karen Miller in the Agriculture Hall during the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Wednesday, July 24, 2013. In his latest column, Burbrink talks about how to properly dispose of trees that are dying - and why.
Jeff Burbrink
Posted on April 13, 2014 at 10:53 a.m.
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