Tuesday, October 21, 2014

 Council members Edward Ahlersmeyer, Julia Gautsche, Jim McKee, Dixie Robinson, Jeremy Stutsman, Everett Thomas and Brett Weddell talk with Mayor Allan Kauffman during their meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 7. The council passed the 2015 city budget on first reading and will meet again Oct. 21 to further discuss it.

The Goshen City Council will review and possibly vote on the 2015 budget at a meeting Tuesday night. 

Sharon Hernandez

Posted 44 minutes ago
 The dual entrances to the St. John's Lutheran Church  located at the corner of C.R. 32 and C.R. 15 represent a door for men and a door for women. The church was built in 1852 and suffered damage during a storm last July. A group of local historians toured the church Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014.

St. John’s Lutheran Church was built in 1852 and was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. Community members want to help raise funds to rebuild the church’s roof.

Sharon Hernandez

Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 5:57 p.m.
 A section of the original roof of the St. John's Lutheran Church from 1852 sits next to the tarp covered church located at the corner of C.R. 32 and C.R. 15 Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. The church was damaged by a storm in July and members of the community are in to help make repairs to the roof.

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Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 7:45 p.m.
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 Goshen senior goalkeeper Tyler Born punts during a sectional game against Memorial on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Northridge. The Redskins beat the Crimson Chargers 2-1 (3-0 PKs). On Oct. 18, Born and the Redskins added another shootout win in the Mishawaka Regional final, beating South Bend St. Joseph 1-0 (4-2 PKs).
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It’s not quite Elkhart, and it’s not quite Goshen. So what is Dunlap exactly, and how did it form? We looked into the question for this week’s Ask the Truth.

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Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 1:36 p.m.

Native Americans have long been protesting the use of the word Redskins. As support for their cause builds, it’s high time we all start paying attention to them, community blogger Rich Preheim says.




 A man bikes down the Millrace Canal Trail toward downtown Goshen Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15. The city is going to look for ways to treat the Millrace Canal.
Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 8:44 a.m.

The Goshen Redevelopment Commission tabled the discussion about maintenance to the Millrace Canal until they learn more about the treatment. A public meeting will be held regarding the proposal. 

 Willie Pookie Jackson (left) and Shaquan Moorer were arrested on charges of armed robbery, criminal confinement and conspiracy in connection with a December 2013 armed robbery at MC Sports in Goshen.
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Willie Jackson is facing 10 class B felony charges in connection with the December 2013 robbery of MC Sports in Goshen.

 Haley Neilson, a senior at Fairfield High School, talks about her plans to pursue a career in composing music during marching band practice at the school Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. She is one of several seniors in Fairfield's marching band who say that being in marching band inspired them to pursue a career in music.
Posted on Oct. 16, 2014 at 11:49 a.m.

“... (T)here’s a high you get when you perform. ... It’s really hard not to get hooked on it, I think,” says senior Haley Neilson.

 Milt Thomas, vice president of Elkhart River Restoration Association, gives a tour of the Goshen Dam Pond to journalists July 16, 2012.
Posted on Oct. 16, 2014 at 9:01 a.m.

While members of the Goshen Redevelopment Commission showed support for the cause, some commissioners said their own budget is looking tight and they need more time before making a final decision on whether or not to fund the Goshen Dam Pond.

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