Wednesday, October 1, 2014

 This bus was made by Ameritrans in Elkhart. The company plans an expansion into Nappanee that will create 73 jobs by 2016.

The move by the bus manufacturer is expected to create 73 new jobs in the area by 2016. 

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 7:45 a.m.
 Northwood High's Tanner Cleveland tries to stay ahead of Concord High's defense on a Friday night this season.

New columnist Mark Mikel reflects on the lessons he learned from NorthWood football and celebrates what’s happening this fall.

Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 8:38 a.m.

Despite cooler temperatures, transmissions of the virus tend to be higher in the early fall.


Posted on Sept. 26, 2014 at 6:12 a.m.
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 Trottingbred horses took part Saturday, Sept. 13, in the second day of Maple City Pony Races at Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds in Goshen. The Midwestern Big Four season is to conclude Friday, Sept. 19, with stakes races at Nappanee Raceway. The 40th annual Indiana Trottingbred Breeder's Association Fall Yearling and Mixed Sale is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at LaGrange County Fairgrounds in LaGrange.
Posted on Sept. 15, 2014 at 6:21 a.m.

Nappanee Raceway is scheduled to host racing Sept. 19 with the sale Sept. 20 at LaGrange County Fairgrounds.

 Nappanee Mayor Larry Thompson (center) talks about the Nappanee combined sewer overflow (CSO) project funding the town announced Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. With Thompson are Phil Lehmkuhler (left), state director of the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development office and U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly,
Posted on Sept. 12, 2014 at 4:25 p.m.

The city of Nappanee is accepting more than $28 million dollars in federal assistance to build a new CSO project

 Northwood High's Tanner Cleveland tries to stay ahead of Concord High's defense Friday night during the first quarter of the game. The game was later canceled due to inclement weather and rescheduled for Saturday at noon.
Posted on Sept. 6, 2014 at 7:32 a.m.

Switching from black back to red was a nod to Panther tradition, as well as to the era of beloved coach Jim Andrews, who passed away right before the red helmets were phased out. 

Posted on Sept. 5, 2014 at 12:55 p.m.

The changes impact residents who have their trash collected on Thursdays and Fridays.

Posted on Sept. 5, 2014 at 12:44 p.m.

The construction is expected to last two months.

 NorthWood High School football teams of 1969 and 1974 will be honored this season at Andrews FIeld.
Posted on Sept. 2, 2014 at 6:16 p.m.

The team from 1969 will be recognized Friday. Sept. 5, with the 1974 team saluted Friday, Sept. 26.