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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

 Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers makes an address during his April 18-20, 2014, visit to Bunkerville, Nev. The rural area was the site of a showdown between a rancher and federal officials who critics say overstepped their authority. The photo is a screen grab from a YouTube video of the address, at http://bit.ly/1mAHnNF.

The sheriff defends his visit to the site of a simmering conflict with federal officials, saying its his duty to protect against federal overreach.

Tim Vandenack
Posted 21 minutes ago
 Experts around Elkhart County say abuse of prescription drugs is a growing problem.

The Indiana State Police and the Drug Enforcement Administration are partnering to collect unwanted prescription drugs in Elkhart and Cass counties on April 26. 

Sharon Hernandez
Posted 1 hour ago
 Brandon R. Harris, 27, of Parchment, Mich. was arrested on preliminary charges of armed robbery, resisting law enforcement and possession of stolen property on Tuesday, April 23.

A 27-year-old Michigan man was arrested on Tuesday, April 23, after he allegedly tried to rob a Goshen gas station with a hammer and fled from police in a stolen vehicle.

Emily Pfund
Posted 1 hour ago
 One of four men suspected to be committing theft in several retail stores throughout Indiana is shown in this photo provided by the Goshen Police Department. Several police agencies are asking the public's help in identifying the men responsible for the thefts.
Posted at 4:39 p.m.

Four men who have been caught on surveillance cameras are thought to be involved in several thefts at retail stores throughout the state.

 Alex Oberlin won three events Tuesday, April 22, in helping Fairfield top Westview in boys track and field.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:41 p.m.

Elkhart Central, Penn both win Northern Indiana Conference three-way meets.

 Elkhart Memorial's Allie Hoefle (right) won the girls' 400m dash. Elkhart Memorial hosted Elkhart Central in a track and field meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 in Elkhart.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 11:39 p.m.

Fairfield, Penn also triumphant.

 Fairfield students Kathryn Hochstetler, Noah Corbin and Jonah Yoder rehearse
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:28 p.m.

Here's what the show is about and how you can get tickets.

 Ellyn Church of Elkhart sells a ticket to Geoff Owens of Goshen at Art House in downtown Goshen on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The theater plays independent movies, most of which have garnered attention at various global film festivals. The theater will have its grand opening Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:18 p.m.

Tickets are available to celebrate the grand opening of Goshen Art House with live music, an art gallery show and more.

 The Sweetback Sisters play May 1, 2014, at Ignition Music Garage in downtown Goshen.
Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Fans of classic rockabilly music by Wanda Jackson and Janis Martin will love The Sweetback Sisters. The band plays May 1 in downtown Goshen.

 A photo taken on Monday, April 21, 2014, shows a wall painting of soldiers holding a flag that was recently discovered on the third floor of the former Hawks Furniture building in Goshen.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.

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 Goshen residential building inspector Steve Bice, left, and Goshen property owner Ronald Davidhizar, right, talk to the Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety on Monday, April 21, 2014. The board found three of Davidhizar's properties in violation of city code.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 8:15 p.m.

Floorboards are warped, ceilings are falling apart and paint is chipping -- it's a long "to do" list at three homes in Goshen, but somebody's got to make the repairs.

 A photo taken on Monday, April 21, 2014, shows a wall painting of soldiers holding a flag that was recently discovered on the third floor of the former Hawks Furniture building in Goshen.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 5:07 p.m.

Discovery was made at the historic building, which is being transformed into apartments. Historical society members say it goes back to the Civil War.

Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:47 p.m.

Following a water leak that damaged equipment, city employees are unable to send or receive emails. The problem is being worked on, but officials were unsure when it would be fixed.

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