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December 29, 2013

2013 IN REVIEW PART 1 - January through April

January

1 — Hudson Lee Cripe was the first baby of 2013 born at IU Health Goshen Hospital

2 — The No. 1-ranked University of Notre Dame football team arrives in South Florida to begin preparation for the BCS National Championship game against No. 2 Alabama.

7 — No. 2 Alabama dominates No. 1 Notre Dame, 42-14, in the BCS National Championship game to win its second consecutive NCAA title and third in four years.

7 — Goshen firefighters rescue a woman from her burning apartment building in the 100 block of South Seventh Street.

7 — Gary O’Dell is reappointed as president of the Middlebury Town Council.

8 — Vandals destroy several ice sculptures valued at $2,600 that were created during Downtown Goshen Inc.’s Fire & Ice First Friday’s Celebration.

10 — A LaGrange County boy abducted by his paternal grandparents in 1994 is found “living, married and well,” according to Indiana State Police.

11 — A third resident of Elkhart County dies from and outbreak of fungal meningitis.

11 — Former Indiana Superintendent of public instruction Tony Bennett confirms that he will serve as Florida’s education commissioner.

13 — Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Emmylou Harris performs at Goshen College’s Sauder Concert Hall

15 — The Goshen City Council votes to send a proposed $35.6 million community center/school improvement project to a referendum in May.

16 — It is reported by Deadspin.com that a story about the death of Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s girlfriend was a bizarre hoax and that the girlfriend never existed.

16 — Pasquale Chase Rulli of Middlebury pleads guilty in Elkhart Superior Court 6 to a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a Middlebury teen in July 2012. He would later be sentenced to 18 months of home detention.

17 — Fire causes heavy damage to Gleason Industrial Products on Madison Street in Goshen.

17 — Daniel Snead, 43, of Goshen pleads guilty to two counts of causing death while driving while there was a controlled substance in his system. Under the terms of his plea deal he will serve 18 years in Department of Correction and six years with the Elkhart County Community Corrections program.

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    Retired Goshen police officer Al Mackowiak was sworn in as Millersburg's new town marshal Wednesday.

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wawasee Conservancy map Conservancy buys wetlands property at Syracuse Lake SYRACUSE — The Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation has purchased 44 1/2 acres of property along the southeast corner of Syracuse Lake. It is adjacent to the CSX railroad tracks, East Shore Drive and Cornelius Road and includes the Bonar Lake wetlands

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140731 Habitat auction2.jpg Friday auction to benefit Habitat SHIPSHEWANA — On Friday, LaGrange County Habitat for Humanity will host its annual auction at Shipshewana Auction Barn.The auction begins at 3:30 p.m. and includes, among many other items, a five-piece bedroom suite, a white oak trestle table and a d

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • City heads seek more employees GOSHEN — Like the 2014 budget, the city of Goshen’s proposed 2015 budget will include a number of requests for new personnel as department heads fight to maintain services amidst growing responsibilities and shrinking coffers.The Goshen City Council

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  • Rerouting for U.S. 33 lags behind GOSHEN — It looks like the city could start seeing some movement on the planned U.S. 33 rerouting project by as early as next month.That’s the word from Goshen Civil City Engineer Mary Cripe, who spoke on the subject during the annual Goshen City Cou

    July 31, 2014

  • School board OKs contract GOSHEN — The Board of Directors of the Goshen Community School Corp. approved the design-build contract with Ancon Construction of Goshen Wednesday.They approved $12.260 million for the Goshen Middle School piece of construction, said GCS Superintend

    July 31, 2014

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    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hanna Zook A.jpg 9 vie for Distinguished Young Women title MIDDLEBURY — Nine contestants will be competing in Middlebury’s Distinguished Young Women program, formerly known as Middlebury’s Junior Miss program.The theme for this year is “Shine Your Way” and the program will be held at the Northridge High Scho

    July 31, 2014 9 Photos

  • GN140731 Old fashioned farming days 00070.jpg Shipshewana hosts “Old Fashion Farming Days” SHIPSHEWANA — What began 10 years ago as a small exhibition of six or seven farming items dating from the 1800s and 1900s has grown into a yearly festival celebrating the unique histories of more than 400 pieces of antique faming equipment.According

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

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    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

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