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Annual dinner/auction a signature event

March 6, 2012

NAPPANEE — The Nappanee area is gearing up for the eighth annual dinner and auction to benefit the Nappanee Boys & Girls Club. B & G Club Vice President of Business and Development John Ferguson said that the event is the Club’s signature fundraiser. His 14 years with the organization an indicator of his commitment to the Club, Ferguson said the program is one exceptionally worthy of giving toward.

2012 Sectional Champions!!!

March 6, 2012

NAPPANEE — Come sectional time, seniors are supposed to step up and lead the way and that was exactly what happened for the NorthWood Panther boys basketball team, as Derek Yoder and Jakayah Qaiyim combined for 23 points, nine rebounds, and 10 assists to boost the Panthers to a 58-45 victory over West Noble in the Class 3A sectional title game at The Pit. The win was the sixth straight for the red-hot Panthers, and marked just the fourth sectional title in school history and the first-ever for NorthWood mentor Aaron Wolfe.

Grossnickle is new director

March 6, 2012

WAKARUSA — Miller’s Senior Living Community of Wakarusa has added a new executive director to its staff though he is not new to the Miller’s group of senior care centers.
Al Grossnickle Jr. is a true Indiana native, born in Wabash, he grew up in Peru and graduated from Warsaw High School. And it was in Warsaw where the 41-year-old has spent the last four years (until January). Now, overseeing the entire Wakarusa Miller’s campus, Grossnickle will also act as a senior administrator to the Fort Wayne campus (though he will base his office at the Wakarusa Assisted Living facility).

March Madness theme for Second Saturdays events

March 6, 2012

Local author to host signing
NAPPANEE — This Saturday, March Madness can be found throughout Nappanee during the scheduled events for Nappanee’s Second Saturdays.
Kids can start out the day at the Nappanee Public Library (157 N. Main St.) where from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. they can make a basketball hoop game to take home and basketball fans can predict the March Madness winner at Veni’s Sweet Shoppe (101 W. Market St.) for a chance to win themselves, not only bragging rights in April — but also a free bag of candy.

BOW purchases patrol cars, addresses drainage concerns

March 6, 2012

NAPPANEE — Board of Public Works and Safety members met Feb. 27 in Nappanee to approve purchase of two new patrol vehicles.
The 2013 Ford Interceptors will be purchased from Rochester Ford in the amount of $23,879 each.
The board also voted to accept bids April 9 for the West Industrial Roadway Drainage Project.

Students dial for dollars

February 29, 2012

NAPPANEE — Nearly 50 NorthWood students, most of them seniors, will soon be calling area residences to encourage donations for scholarship opportunities for themselves and fellow classmates.

United law enforcement effort pays off

February 29, 2012

ELKHART — As the saying goes — two heads are better than one — but area Indiana law enforcement officials know, when it comes to catching criminals, even more brings the best results.

Caucus to be held to fill vacancy

February 29, 2012

NAPPANEE — A caucus will be held Tuesday March 6 to fill the vacancy left by Union Township Board member, Paul Dougherty.
As chairman of the Republican County Committee of Elkhart County and as chairman of the caucus Dale Stickel called for the assembly of eligible precinct committeemen to fill the vacancy left in the office of the Union Township Board, occasioned by the death of board member Dougherty. 
“I didn’t know him very well; he was older gentlemen I know,” said Stickel, noting that he had heard that he was ill and that he has 150 elected officials in Elkhart County.

Ancilla College announces tuition freeze

February 29, 2012

DONALDSON — Ancilla College will not increase tuition rates for the 2012-2013 school year. The Ancilla College Board of Trustees voted for the “tuition freeze” during their Feb. 20 meeting.
The board’s unanimous decision comes as part of a larger effort by the college to keep quality education affordable.

Hats on display at Nappanee Center

February 29, 2012

NAPPANEE — There was a day when everyone donned a hat before leaving the house.  Ladies’ ensembles were not complete without an elegant fascinator; gentlemen tipped their caps in greeting to friends on the street; and even babies were arrayed in lacy bonnets daily. 

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VIDEO: Trestman addresses media after Bears upend Niners
Monday, Sept. 15 Argos volleyball at Westville 6 p.m. Bremen volleyball vs NorthWood 5:30 p.m....
Final Scores Bremen 34, Triton 13 New prairie 56, Culver Community 33 Plymouth 35, Northridge 19

 

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