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Trick-or-treating, fall parties abound around Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Trick-or-treating, fall parties abound around Elkhart County

By Terry T. Mark Haunted or not, Halloween activities are plentiful enough around Elkhart County to keep the most energetic zombies on the go. It’s not just about the candy either (although there’s nothing wrong with that). From hayrides to costume contests, it’s a true Halloween extravaganza. Here are activities we know about between now … Continued

New projects already building excitement for next year

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2016

What’s new for fall, you ask? One thing they have added is a new sprinkler system for the building, this will help keep the landscape. The fall colors may be coming in and trees and other plant life may be preparing for dormancy, but there’s new life and new projects sprouting to life as we … Continued

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Since its founding in 2005 by the Elkhart Rotary Club as a 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Project to Rotary International, Wellfield Botanic Gardens has included in its master plan a central, Japanese garden-inspired space called the “Island Garden.” And thanks to the generosity of Jurate and her late husband, Don Krabill, the Island … Continued

Visitors discovering Goshen is place to have fun

Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Visitors discovering Goshen is place to have fun

NOTE: A version of this story was published in the September issue of Goshen Business Journal. By Terry T. Mark GOSHEN — Sometimes Goshen Brewing Co. owner Jesse Sensenig looks around the packed-to-capacity tasting room and recognizes only a handful of faces. As expected, Goshen-area residents have embraced the family-friendly brewpub since it opened a … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife: Garden harvest fills the dinner table with flavor

Posted on Friday, September 16th, 2016

Amish Life from an Amish Wife: Garden harvest fills the dinner table with flavor

  >>Plan your Authentic Amish experience now By Elaine Jones Such a gorgeous morning and fall is just around the corner — my favorite time of year! The mornings are fresh, the sky is so blue, the clouds are so white, and the harvest is plentiful. I’ve been cleaning out the gardens as things mature. … Continued

Fall perfect time for families to have fun

Posted on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Fall perfect time for families to have fun

By Amy Wenger Brisk, brilliant mornings basked in sunshine, when the light of day reveals shades of coral, gold and flame crowning the trees and the skies. Welcome to autumn in northern Indiana, and the season of rich colors, Hoosier football and new variations on fantastical flavors of pumpkin and spice. So what are some … Continued

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