Skip to main content

Syndicate contentNappanee Advance News

Rocket Science now open

November 14, 2011

NAPPANEE — Steve Helmuth isn’t a rocket scientist but he proves you don’t have to be one to make delicious ice cream — though you do have to use a little science. Helmuth and his wife Ruth bought the business of making creamy confections with liquid nitrogen from a man in Osceola and introduced the process to visitors and residents of Nappanee in the fall of 2009.

Beloved doctor’s birthday celebrated

November 14, 2011

WAKARUSA — When Wakarusa locals celebrate their favorite doctor’s birthday, they go all out. This year, Dr. Robert Abel’s 87th birthday wishes were expressed with even more fervor Nov. 10 as he was surprised at his office with well-wishers and a fire truck to parade him around town.

Area’s generous helping those in need

November 14, 2011

NAPPANEE — Area entities are spreading their generosity and assisting the local communities by putting food on tables this Thanksgiving Day. Some are offering meals for the holiday while another does it all year round, but those in need of sustenance — be it physical, spiritual or social — that live in or near Bremen, Nappanee and Wakarusa should have no problem finding a good meal … and even better camaraderie.

Cheer team wins regionals, places second at state

November 14, 2011

The NorthWood High School Competition Cheer Squad ranked as champions in the regional competition and went on to compete in the state finals last weekend at New Castle High School fieldhouse. At the state level, the ladies ranked as runners-up.
Congratulations are in order for Pam Slagle, Lisa Norville, Heather Mishler and the NW Competition Cheer Team.

One local man reaches toward Tiny Hands

November 14, 2011

This story is disturbing and may not be suitable for all readers. Discretion is advised. This is part one of a two-part series on human trafficking.

One person may not be able to change the world, but one man’s reach toward Tiny Hands, may make a huge impact on someone’s life.
With all the crime and tragedy in the media today, often the general public becomes numb to the horrors that others must live with daily, in order to cope with their own tribulations. Other times, a person may be driven to make a stand and a difference.

Cheese block a ‘big’ attraction

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Where would one find a 1,100 pound block of cheese? At Rentown of course! Halfway between Bremen and Nappanee, at 1533 3rd Road, sits the Rentown Country Store, referred to as “The Cheese King of the Midwest.”

Panthers maul Concord for first-ever Class 4A title

November 11, 2011

NAPPANEE — The power running of senior Coy Brown and the dominating pressure of the relentless Black Crunch defense combined to propel the NorthWood Panthers to a 26-13 victory over the Concord Minutemen in the Class 4A sectional championship game at Andrews Field. The victory was the first-ever title in Class 4A for the Panthers, avenged a 9-7 defeat to Concord earlier this season, and snapped a six-game losing streak to the Minutemen that dated to 2004.

Live theatre takes a look at those who bring it to life

November 11, 2011

NAPPANEE — The NorthWood High School Drama Department invites the public to get an inside look at the everyday trials and tribulations of aspiring actresses through the presentation of “Stage Door,” by Edna Ferber and George S. Kauffman.
“It’s a show about the theatre,” said senior Martin Flowers who plays David Kingsley. “That makes it better. It’s really neat — it’s theatre, and it’s about theatre.”

Veterans’ recognition Nov. 12 at N.D. game

November 11, 2011

SOUTH BEND — Fallen and active veterans will be recognized during a special ceremony Nov. 12 at the University of Notre Dame.
At the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center SSG Travis Hunsberger (U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and Special Services Green Beret) will be the serviceman recognized as the representation of the fallen during a halftime ceremony of the mens first home basketball game (vs. Mississippi Valley State) during Military Appreciation Day.

Second Saturdays offers holiday spirit

November 11, 2011

NAPPANEE — Nappanee’s Second Saturdays events for November truly bring about the holiday spirit with shopping specials, games, gingerbread themes and the annual Christmas parade.
The morning begins with a pancake and sausage breakfast (6:30 to 10 a.m.) at North Main Street Mennonite Church, 504 N. Main St. The breakfast will be available to adults for $7 each, and children to age 12 for $5 each. Preschoolers are free. Proceeds will support the “Shalom House” (next door to the church) where temporary housing is offered to those in need — for little to no cost — during times of crises.

Events Calendar

«  
  »
S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 
Add to calendar
«  
  »
S M T W T F S
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 
Add to calendar
Monday, April 21 Bremen softball vs Glenn 5 p.m. Bremen girls tennis at New Prairie 5 p.m. Bremen...
Plymouth’s Miriah Brumley struck out six on her way to a shutout of John Glenn in the Lady Pilgrims...
Eric Knepper went 3-for-4 with a triple, three RBI and a run scored as Bremen rallied to beat...

 

.

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes