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 Bob Weldy and his wife, Juanita, of Wakarusa are seen in this September 2009 file photograph looking over the progress of restoring a 1957 John Deere tractor. Weldy painted the tractor pink to raise awareness in the fight against cancer. Juanita was fighting cancer. Weldy showed the tractor at the Nappanee Apple Festival in 2009.

Weldy, known for riding an iconic pink John Deere tractor, passed away April 20.

Posted on April 22, 2014 at 2:26 p.m.
 A photo taken on Monday, April 21, 2014, shows a wall painting of soldiers holding a flag that was recently discovered on the third floor of the former Hawks Furniture building in Goshen.

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Ann Elise Taylor
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 10:30 p.m.
 Sierra Sterling, queen contest candidate.

The Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival Queen and Sweetheart contests feature five NorthWood Middle School eighth-graders and four Wakarusa Elementary School kindergartners. 

Sarah Duis
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 12:58 p.m.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 9:07 p.m.

Find out which students are making top grades at NorthWood High School.

 In this file photograph, Charlotte and Sophia Duarte recently moved to Nappanee from California, and on Saturday, April 20, 2013, they enjoyed their first taste of elephant ears at the Wakarusa Maple Syrup Festival with their close friend Courtney Schmucker (left) also of Nappanee.
Posted on April 21, 2014 at 4:13 p.m.

The syrup celebration enters its 45th year with a jam-packed schedule of food, contests and performances. A lineup of Sunday events will be included for the first time ever.

 Zach Troyer (left) and Ryan Doyle work on the fuel system for the Goshen High School Super Mileage project car Monday April 7, 2014.
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 10:37 p.m.

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 Notre Dame guard Lindsay Allen puts up a shot as Baylor guard Niya Johnson defends in the first half of their NCAA women's college basketball tournament regional final game at the Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Ind Monday March 31, 2014.
Posted on March 31, 2014 at 10:39 p.m.

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 A scoop of cotton candy flavored giant jelly beans from the Wakarusa Dime Store. A new jelly bean flavor will be announced Thursday, April 3.
Posted on March 31, 2014 at 7:41 p.m.

In addition to margarita, root beer, lime, pineapple and cotton candy flavors, a flavor of a "totally new concept" will be introduced at the Wakarusa Dime Store Thursday, April 3. 

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 4:47 p.m.

Earlier today, we asked our readers what makes them proud to live in Elkhart County. Here's what they had to say, but what do you think?

 In 2011, Sarah Freitas (left) co-coordinator and Colleen Wegener, sale volunteer, decide if dresses are clean enough for that year's sale.
Posted on March 27, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.

On Saturday, March 28, the resale will cover nearly 6,000 square feet and offer affordable children's and family items.

Posted on March 27, 2014 at 10:32 a.m.

The 14th annual Spring Craft Bazaar will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Miller's Senior Living Community, 303 N. Washington.

 A glass window in the thickener building was broken after a methane explosion at the Goshen Wastewater Treatment Plant on Monday, March 24, 2014.
Posted on March 24, 2014 at 11:33 p.m.

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