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Mayor Thompson outlines city’s sound fiscal planning, announces he is not seeking re-election

January 16, 2014

NAPPANEE—Mayor Larry Thompson gave his annual State-of-the-City Address, January 8, during the first 2014 Nappanee Common Council Meeting. In his speech Thompson outlined the many strong fiscal planning attributes within the city government before announcing he will not seek re-election for a sixth term. Thompson’s current term ends December 31, 2015.

Bluegrass music at Coppes this weekend

December 10, 2013

The Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival is getting into the holiday spirit. This year, instead of a fall festival to help raise funds, the festival has decided to host a battle of the bands.
Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, five local bands will compete in a Battle of the Bands at the Mill Room of Coppes Commons for the title of best band to raise funds for the annual Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival. Visitors can vote for the best band by donating with their dollars.

** To read the entire story, check out the Dec. 12 edition of the Nappanee Advance News.

Quilt Garden gives thanks

December 10, 2013

The Nappanee Quilt Garden took time on Wednesday to give thanks to the many groups who assisted in the quilt garden and mum sales this season.
"The efforts that they did to raise the funds for this were outstanding," Donna Persing said.
Special thanks were given to the Boys and Girls Club, Open Door, The Crossing Alternative Schools, Family Christian Development Center, Nappanee Noon Kiwanis, Psi Iota Xi sorority, Nappanee Public Library and the Elkhart County Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Local business prepare for the holidays

December 10, 2013

Second Saturdays is hosting a window decorating contest!
Now through Saturday, residents and visitors can vote for their favorite store decor at participating retailers.
Many business are participating including Newcomer Jewelry, Metzler's Shoes, LJ Wagner Home Interiors and Antiques on the Square, Kountry Cabinets and Home Furnishings, Graber Floor and Carpet Studio, Downtown Design and Consignment, Veni's Sweet Shop and many more.

FCDC presents Christmas Jubilee

November 26, 2013

NAPPANEE — Family Christian Development Center is gearing up for another Christmas Jubilee.
"It's trying to reach the right people who wouldn't otherwise have Christmas for their children," Karen Sherer-Stolzfus, executive director of the FCDC, said.
Christmas Jubilee gathers support from numerous agencies throughout the Wa-Nee area. Using the Toys for Tots collection bins, the FCDC compiles many toys and gifts for children throughout the community and brings them all to one central location.

To read the entire story, see the Nov. 21 issue of the Nappanee Advance News.

House of Holly helps community

November 26, 2013

House of Holly helps community

NAPPANEE -- Members of the Psi Iota Xi sorority spent their Sunday afternoon at the House of Holly inside the Nappanee Center.
Over 140 people passed through, purchasing tickets for three dollars each for the auction, selling Christmas-related items for local charities.
Cheeseballs were also for sale, along with refreshments.
Each room in the center had a number of items to choose from for the silent auction.
House of Holly is one of three major fundraisers including the geranium flower sales and basket bingo programs in the spring.

Bonding online, friends meet for the first time

November 14, 2013

NAPPANEE — Sarah Stump has finally met her Skype-sister.
Born with a rare condition that caused her to be bborn without part of her left arm, Stump struggled in her early school years to find friends who understood the difficulties of her life.
"When I was eight, I just needed someone there who could actually understand everything about me," Stump, a student at Northwood High School, explained. "Kids at my school, none of my friends could actually understand what was going on with my arm and stuff."

** To read the entire article, see the Nov. 14, 2013 issue of the Nappanee Advance News.

Wakarusa Council discuss future housing

November 14, 2013

The council chambers of the Wakarusa Town Hall were nearly filled to capacity during the Nov. 5 session of the town council. While the crowd wasn't particularly outspoken, they watched the council members somewhat warily, wondering what course of action would be forthcoming on the future housing development known as Camden Park.

** To read the entire article, see the Nov. 14, 2013 issue of the Nappanee Advance News.

Miracles at Main and Market ready to herald in the season

November 14, 2013

NAPPANEE — The sixth annual Miracles at Main and Market Streets Christmas Parade is at 7 p.m. this Saturday.
There will be a live nativity, Jingle the Elf, Santa Claus and his reindeer and a float parade with prizes.
The parade will follow Main Street south from the Boys and Girls Club to Lincoln Street.

** To read the entire article, see the Nov. 14, 2013 issue of the Nappanee Advance News.

Boil order cancelled

November 14, 2013

The system wide boil order for the City of Nappanee has been cancelled. It is no longer necessary to boiling drinking water. Bacteriological samples have been tested that show the water is safe for consumption.
Contact the Nappanee Water Utility Department with any questions at (574) 773-4623.

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