Thursday, August 21, 2014
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 When visitors check in at Wa-Nee Schools offices, their ID is scanned and a visitors badge sticker with their picture is printed, showing when they arrived and what building they are visiting. This is a new system the school district implemented in the 2014-15 school year.

Every visitor to the school system’s buildings in Nappanee and Wakarusa will need to present an ID for a limited background check, using equipment the district purchased with funds from a Department of Homeland Security school safety grant. 


Posted on Aug. 20, 2014 at 2:37 p.m.
 Brady Klotz, pictured in an undated file photo from the Greater Elkhart Men's Golf tournament, recently won the Nappanee men's golf championship.

Brady Klotz posted two-round score of 139, including a 67 in the first round at McCormick Creek Golf Course.


Posted on Aug. 12, 2014 at 1:45 p.m.
 Hundreds are left without power in Nappanee as of Friday night, August 8.

NIPSCO reported that hundreds were left without power Friday night, August 8. 


Posted on Aug. 8, 2014 at 9:39 p.m.
 Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, attend a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in  Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, June 2, 2014.  Nigerian police banned protests in the capital demanding that the government rescues the more than 200 girls still held captive by Boko Haram militants.
Posted on Aug. 6, 2014 at 3:07 p.m.

Most of the schoolgirls who were kidnapped by militant Islamists in April belong to the Church of the Brethren, which has several locations in Elkhart County. Here’s information on where and when to attend prayer services.

 Wa-Nee students will see some new faces for the 2014-15 school year. New teachers this year are: Front row: Anni Boocher, Wakarusa Elementary PE; Lisa Cronkright, NorthWood Middle School Language Arts; Kati Andrews, Nappanee Elementary second grade; Laura Blosser, Wakarusa Elementary second grade; Dave Wilson, NorthWood High School science. Back row: Jayme Will, Nappanee Elementary fourth grade; Nate Andrews, NorthWood High School PE/head football coach; Brant Nine, Woodview Elementary fourth grade; Daniel (Boonie) Boocher, NorthWood High School social studies; Patrick Thompson, NorthWood High School English.
Posted on Aug. 5, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.

Students at the elementary, middle school and high school level are getting several new teachers this year. 

 Nappanee's Fourth of July parade wound its way through town on Friday, July 4, 2014. The city recently made a list of top 50 safest cities in Indiana.
Posted on Aug. 1, 2014 at 8:32 a.m.

The rankings were compiled by a website that offers home security and safety advice.

 Kate Jones talks to Marcie TerBush at the 50th annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 in Nappanee, Ind. The 2013 festival will be Aug. 1-4, 2013. (Truth Photo By Evey Wilson)
Posted on July 25, 2014 at 1:11 p.m.

The jam-packed event brings in nearly 60,000 visitors each year.

 Brooke Wilson
Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:49 p.m.

Brooke Wilson faces a child seduction charge following allegations that she went out on two dates with a student. 

 Patricia Wyant announced Saturday, July 19, that she plans to run for the Mayor of Nappanee. The new term starts in 2016.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.

Patricia Wyant is running to replace Larry Thompson in 2016. 

 Cars drive by a noise ordinance sign Wednesday on Bristol Street in Elkhart. Starting Sept. 1, 2014, repeat violators of the county noise ordinance will pay increased fines for multiple offenses.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:46 p.m.

Starting Sept. 1, repeat violators can expect to shell out more in fines.

 NorthWood's Logan Kauffman reacts to a shot during an April 24, 2014 match against Elkhart Central at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart.
Posted on July 22, 2014 at 11:42 a.m.

Carmel’s Stone shoots 143, while Kauffman closes at 145 in 63-player field.

 Sarah Stump won the Fair Queen Contest held at the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair on Friday evening, July 18, 2014.
Updated on July 24, 2014 at 3:16 p.m.

Born without a full left arm, Sarah Stump embraced the notion that all people are “imperfectly perfect.”



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