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Friday, April 18, 2014

 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.

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

Angelle Barbazon
Posted at 4:45 p.m.
 Mike Yoder, Elkhart County commissioner

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.

Angelle Barbazon
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 12:38 p.m.

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

Sharon Hernandez
Posted at 6:28 p.m.
 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.

 Aldi plans to add 2,889 square feet to its location at 2036 Lincolnway East on the south side of Goshen. The Goshen Plan Commission approved the request Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

A grocery chain on the south side of Goshen plans to add square footage and redesign parking, and plans for redevelopment in the city's Millrace area are moving forward.

 Local musicians play
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:18 p.m.

Here’s how to sign up to help out at the May bike race in downtown Goshen.

 The Goshen Water Department is closing Olive Street from Mercer Avenue to Lincoln Avenue from 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, to 7 a.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:16 p.m.

Water utility repairs are needed on Olive Street from Lincoln Avenue to Mercer Avenue.

 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. 


 Students in Goshen walk near a school bus. Goshen schools are holding kids who walk home in the direction of the gas leak at Lafayette and Main streets at school to be picked up.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:52 p.m.

Following a gas leak, Parkside Elementary School in Goshen held students who normally walk home. However, officials say they've been released.

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