Monday, September 1, 2014

 Bobby Switzer holds his sign reading

A small crowd rallied in Goshen on Saturday in support of minorities in Ferguson, Mo. 

Posted on Aug. 30, 2014 at 8:28 p.m.
 Jeff Hall waits on a customer at John HallÕs True Value Hardware, Goshen Ind Monday August 25, 2014. John HallÕs True Value Hardware has been awarded the 2014 Agribusiness Award of Excellence from the Purdue Extension Agriculture Society Committee. Hall is president of the store.

A revised plan of the U.S. 33 northern connector will spare Goshen High School’s baseball field, Maple City and IU Health break ground for the health center’s second location, and three other stories that came out of Goshen this week. 

Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 1:09 p.m.
 In this photo taken on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, Theo Murphy, left, of Florissant, Mo., and his brother, Jordan Marshall, 11, light candles at a memorial on Canfield Drive in Ferguson, Mo., where where unarmed Michael Brown was fatally shot by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson. A group of Goshen residents are planning a rally in solidarity of Ferguson residents Saturday, Aug. 30.

The peaceful rally will take place in front of the Elkhart County Courthouse on Saturday, Aug. 30.

Updated on Aug. 30, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
 In this file photo, The Tumbleweed Jumpers play at the Celebrate Elkhart block party Aug. 9, 2014. The Tumbleweed Jumpers will play at the Goshen Art House Theater on Friday night, Aug. 29.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 7:39 a.m.

If you’re a fan of live music and fresh summer tomatoes, Goshen has several events for you this weekend.

 Walmart plans to demolish this store in northwest Goshen after building a new larger store behind it.
Posted on Aug. 29, 2014 at 4:30 a.m.

The retailing giant has indicated at least three times since 2007 that it is ready to expand at its Market Centre location.

 In this file photo, workers assemble RVs at Grand Design in Middlebury on March 24, 2014. The Goshen Buick Dealer will start selling and displaying RVs.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 3:29 p.m.

Goshen Buick received a three-year permission for dealing without a permanent building. 

 In this 2010 file photo, an Elkhart Police officer checks for fingerprints on a soda can found in a car on Dorsey Street near Rainbow Bend just east of Nappanee Street. Police agencies in Elkhart County have used a federal military surplus program to acquire about $24,000 worth of guns and an ATV since 2006. Agencies in St. Joseph County have acquired more than $4 million worth of military equipment in the same time frame.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:04 p.m.

Law enforcement in St. Joseph County have received $4.1 million worth of military equipment since 2006. Elkhart County has received $23,918.94 worth of equipment from the same program.

Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.

Two consecutive tests have shown safe bacteria levels.

 Four of Goshen's city leaders are the latest to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Seen here just moments before they took the challenge are (from left) Goshen Police Chief Wade K. Branson, Goshen City Councilman Jeremy Stutsman, Goshen Mayor Allan Kauffman and Goshen Fire Chief Dan Sink.
Posted on Aug. 28, 2014 at 11:03 a.m.

Goshen’s city leaders, including Mayor Allan Kauffman, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Check out the video here.

 The Concord High School marching band performs during the 2013 ISSMA State Marching Band Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Nov. 2, 2013. Concord placed second in its class.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Here are details about what area high school marching bands are planning for this year, plus how you can see them perform. 

 Traffic passes by a U.S. 33 sign just west of 10th Street in Goshen on March 18, 2014. INDOT plans to reroute part of U.S. 33 in Goshen between Monroe Street and S.R. 15/Pike Street.
Posted on Aug. 27, 2014 at 5:30 a.m.

The plans cleared the environmental review process and a route revision spares Goshen High School baseball field.

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