GOSHEN — As with much of the rest of the year thanks to COVID-19, the 2020 Black Friday holiday shopping event was more spread out, literally and figuratively, than in years past.
Other local briefs include:
- GC senior places first at state vocal competition
- Church to hold cookie and cake walk Dec. 5
- Club news: Delta Theta Chi Sorority Indiana Eta chapter
Ana Schue said Thursday she was thankful for VFW Post 985 and all the members do for the community. She was also thankful for her boss, Jerri Stutzman, who is the canteen manager for post.
Other local briefs include:
- Registration underway for family bird count
- Homestead, other tax deduction deadlines approaching
- Park board to meet
- Hoosiers warned about deceptive mailings touting prizes
INDIANAPOLIS — Five Indiana State Police troopers from the Toll Road Post and two from the Bremen Post were honored during an awards and recognition ceremony Nov. 20 in Indianapolis.
GOSHEN — Plans for the development of a new commercial building on the city’s south side received initial approval Tuesday by the Goshen Board of Zoning Appeals.
GOSHEN — Grandma Petie, reclining in a medical bed, watching the sun shine through nearby windows, sucks on an oral swab while her daughter and grandson tend to her wishes Friday. The oral swabs are to keep her mouth, which had been covered in sores just a few days before, moist with water, …
Indiana has nearly recorded its most COVID-19 deaths for a single month with a week remaining as health officials Tuesday added 103 more deaths to the state’s pandemic toll.
GOSHEN — Thanksgiving during a pandemic means free meals won’t be shared inside a local church this year. Instead, food will be to-go, and less of it will be available. At the same time, another organization is stepping up to also serve people for the holiday.
GOSHEN — Goshen school board members Monday learned that repairs to the extensive hail damage experienced by the school corporation in June 2019 are nearing completion, with total cost for the work topping $4 million.
GOSHEN — Dr. Steven Hope, interim superintendent for Goshen Community Schools, was officially named as the district’s new superintendent during a meeting of the Goshen school board Monday evening.
GOSHEN — Goshen Board of Public Works and Safety members Monday voted to delay reopening of the East Lincoln Avenue closure for at least another two weeks due to delays related to the city’s East Goshen Water Main Replacement project.
Despite COVID-19 throwing a wrench in many people’s holiday plans this year, Goshen merchants are still hoping for a big holiday haul next weekend with the arrival of the annual Shop Local Weekend event.
The Indiana Supreme Court has ordered state Attorney General Curtis Hill to pay more than $19,000 in expenses in a disciplinary case stemming from allegations he groped a state lawmaker and three other women during a party.
GOSHEN — The new steps taken may be somewhat slow, but they are progressing in a journey by three Goshen men to erect a visible reminder of the city’s history with institutionalized racism. That history, they argue, must be acknowledged in order to forge a more welcoming and inclusive commun…
GOSHEN — Mayor Jeremy Stutsman and his friend, Alex Dugger, are offering up some warm cheer to those who support downtown businesses.
Other local briefs include:
- Middlebury Library-to-Go feature extended
- Owl pellet workshops to be held in January
- Hospital recognized for work in infant, maternal health
ELKHART — Officers from the Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership will be increasing seat belt enforcement patrols now through the end of November as part of the national Click It or Ticket mobilization.
GOSHEN — A Goshen native is knee-deep in legal conflicts over mail-in ballots from the presidential election, holding a front-line role in opposition to challenges by the Trump campaign and supporters.
GOSHEN — An Elkhart man is set to stand trial for murder again next year after a federal judge tossed his original conviction earlier this year.
INDIANAPOLIS — With thousands of students across Indiana transitioning back to their homes to finish the academic semester online, health officials are pleading for them to to do so cautiously as the state continues to see record increases in new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations.
GOSHEN — The Goshen College campus will soon have a new entrance off of College Avenue following action by the Goshen City Council on Tuesday evening.
GOSHEN — Plans for the construction of a new 122-unit apartment complex along Wilden Avenue on the city’s northwest side suffered a setback Tuesday during a meeting of the Goshen Plan Commission.
SYRACUSE — The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act was the cause of some lengthy discussion and confusion for Syracuse Town Council members Tuesday night.
GOSHEN — Plans for the construction of a new 90-unit apartment complex near Goshen Middle School on the city’s south side got the green light from Goshen City Council members during their meeting Tuesday evening.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce unveiled its legislative priorities for the 2021 session, holding fast to old priorities and pushing new protections for businesses in the wake of COVID-19 infections.
GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Commissioners are looking to strengthen rules about wearing facemasks in county-owned buildings as county officials work to crack down on a jump in COVID-19 activity.
GOSHEN — The railroad crossing dividing Eisenhower Drive North and South near the industrial park on the city’s south side will be closed to traffic Thursday as part of a planned pavement repair project.
GOSHEN — The Elkhart County Health Department plans on cracking down to try and slow the spread of local COVID-19 cases.
NAPPANEE — Board of Public Works members dealt with a couple of drainage issues at the Nov. 2 meeting. Zoning Administrator Don Lehman explained to the board that the problem was found on the Derksen Farm drainage project, which cut the city’s cost considerably.
GOSHEN — In the space of seconds, the word “guilty” was read twice, deciding Winston Corbett murdered Goshen College professor James Miller and tried to murder Miller’s wife, Linda.
GOSHEN — This Veterans Day was special. A new plaque was added to the Elkhart County war memorial that sits in front of the Elkhart County Courthouse.
NAPPANEE — A three-phase water rate increase received initial approval from the Nappanee City Council recently. The first rate increase is scheduled to be enacted July 2021 and residents who use an average of 4,000 gallons of water each month will see an increase of approximately $2.50 per month.
ELKHART COUNTY — All public meetings at the Elkhart County Administrative offices, 117 N. Second St. in Goshen, will be held virtually until further notice due to current trends in COVID-19 infections.
GOSHEN — The two sides in the Winston Corbett murder trial clashed over the DNA evidence at the heart of the case Tuesday as experts for both the prosecution and defense reported their findings.
GOSHEN — A few major items approved Monday by the Elkhart County Commissioners will appear before the County Council on Saturday morning, including action concerning the new county courts building.
GOSHEN — With Elkhart County’s COVID-19 positivity rate soaring in recent weeks, Goshen Community Schools officials are pleading with the public to take the virus seriously and follow recommended safety protocols.
GOSHEN — Trial attorneys delved further into the investigation that led to the arrest of the man suspected of killing Goshen College professor James Miller and injuring his wife nine years ago.
HAMMOND — A former Elkhart woman who pleaded guilty to providing financial support to the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison, the Justice Department said Monday.
This Week's Circulars
MIDDLEBURY [mdash] Marilyn L. Miller, 60, died at 11:42 p.m. Thursday at Elkhart General Hospital from complications of the COVID-19 virus. She was born Sept. 25, 1960, in LaGrange, to Lloyd and Katie (Miller) Miller. On March 27, 1987, in Middlebury, she married Moses H. Miller, who survive…
WAKARUSA - John Edward Bluhm, 90, of Wakarusa, passed away peacefully at 4:40 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa, with his family by his side. He was born Nov. 28, 1929, to the late Ralph Edward and Marion (Bell) Bluhm. On May 7, 1950, he married Patricia Sebens, w…
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Mary Jo Miller, 29, of Shipshewana. Visitation after 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Lyle Hochstetler's residence, 3130 N. 675 West, Shipshewana. Funeral is 9:30 a.m. Monday at the same residence. Arrangements are with Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
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- LaGrange County's new public health order goes into effect Friday
- Record numbers of COVID-19 patients at Goshen Hospital
- Families deal with deaths of loved ones who battled COVID-19
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- Plans underway to install 'sundown town' marker
- Goshen Health medical experts talk frankly about COVID
- Stutzman quitting weeks after winning reelection
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