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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. 

Wa-Nee school board member steps down

February 21, 2012

NAPPANEE — One of the most noteworthy issues to be brought forth at the recent session of the Wa-Nee Community Schools Board of Trustees was a matter that wasn’t even on the agenda.
During the meeting held Monday, Feb. 13, the members were informed about the impending departure of Chris Gillam, who is the at-large representative. His resignation from the board becomes effective March 1, which will leave his seat open for a suitable replacement.

Three cheers for NW’s Pam Slagle

February 21, 2012

NAPPANEE – It all started out as a favor to her kid sister and 25 years later, Pam Slagle has finally decided to call it a “career” as the coach of NorthWood’s cheerleading squad.
“I always said when it stopped being fun, I would quit,” said Slagle, “but after 25 years, it’s still fun! However, I want to be able to go watch my daughter (NorthWood senior captain Emily) cheer in college so I decided this would be a good time to step down.”

Comfort foods good for the soul

February 21, 2012

NAPPANEE — Area residents who are craving home-style cooking and all-American classics and don’t want the hassle of having to prepare them at home, the newly-established White Dove family restaurant is an appetizing, cost-efficient alternative.

Hall buzzes through bee

February 21, 2012

NAPPANEE — One Nap-panee Elementary School fifth grader buzzed her way through winning her school’s contest, and will continue on to compete at a regional spelling bee at Bethel College March 1.

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