Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Organizers expect upward of 2,500 costumed children this year.

Dan Spalding

Posted 3 minutes ago
 Middlebury water tower

At the recent Middlebury Town Council meeting, council members discussed upgrades to the water treatment plant, the 2015 budget, the purchase of more remote read water meters and more.

Posted 47 minutes ago
 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 at 3:10 p.m.
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A retreat Oct. 25 in Nappanee will offer busy moms guidance on balancing the stress of life and motherhood. Local speaker and author Brenda L. Yoder will be featured.

 Pedestrians admire pottery display inside the Old Style Deli windows on Main Street in May 2012.
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A lot of work goes into getting everything together for Elkhart’s ArtWalk events, which celebrate fine art, live music, local businesses and more. Here’s a look at how it all works from community blogger Steve Gruber.

 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left, and her challenger for the U.S. House seat, Joe Bock. Walorski is a Republican and Bock is a Democrat.
Posted at 11:12 a.m.

The contenders face-off in a one-hour debate in Wabash starting Tuesday at 7 p.m. and ElkhartTruth.com will transmit it.

 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.
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 7:45 p.m.

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 One of the memorial stones for SFC Marvin Trost III in his father's memorial garden in Elkhart.
Updated at 10:25 a.m.

Trost was the first soldier from Elkhart County to die in the war on terror. 

 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.
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 5:57 p.m.

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.

 Old Hoosier Meats owner Randy Grewe kneels beside the Middlebury Pig, who normally is seen in front of his shop.  The Middlebury Pig will be a part of the Mini Golf at the Library fundraiser, but you will have to come and play mini golf to see how.
Posted on Oct. 20, 2014 at 7:35 a.m.

The annual fundraiser benefits the Middlebury Community Library, Middlebury Community Historical Museum and Friends of Middlebury Parks.

 46 people were reported arrested in Elkhart County from Oct. 10 to Oct. 18, 2014.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 8:54 a.m.

Preliminary charges include domestic battery, resisting law enforcement and battery on a child under the age of 14 by a person over the age of 18.

 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).
Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 9:47 p.m.

The Redskins beat St. Joseph to earn a spot opposite No. 1-ranked Chesterton in next weekend’s Warsaw Semistate.

 We stopped for a picture on the Pumpkinvine logo in the trail. Anna and Noah with grandparents, June and John Yoder. Noah took his helmet off for the picture.
Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 2:06 p.m.

Community blogger John D. Yoder enjoys riding on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail with his wife and grandchildren, ages 5 and 7. The trail is level, and there are many opportunities for safety tips and adventures along the way.

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