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Kiwanis celebrate most-improved Wa-Nee Students

April 23, 2014

NAPPANEE -- Nappanee Noon Kiwanis had some very special visitors on Tuesday, April 15. Wa-Nee Schools most-improved fourth graders had lunch with the Kiwanians, heard for Cury Nisly, who is running for State Representative and received awards from their principals for their hard work throughout the school year.

** To read the entire story, see the April 23 edition of the Nappanee Advance News.

John Tobias celebrates 50 years chopping locks

April 23, 2014

NAPPANEE -- John Tobias will celebrate 50 years in the hair business this May.
"I worked in a trailer factory in Wakarusa after I got out of the service," Tobias, 77, explained of his journey into cosmetology. "I didn't care for factory work; I painted cabinets for factory work and I wasn't making very much money. At the time, there just wasn't anything that I was interested in. I met this gal and she was a hairdresser. She talked me into going to beauty school."
He began working at a local salon with Dee Tobias now John's exwife after graduating from cosmetology school in 1964.

Wa-Nee Schools refuse to increase school lunch costs

April 23, 2014

WAKARUSA -- Parents of students in the Wa-Nee district will be relieved to know that their schools will be among the few in Elkhart County that won't need to increase lunch prices for the 2014-15 school year, as was revealed in information distributed among members of the Wa-Nee Community Board of School Trustees during their Monday evening session.

Wakarusa School play shows kids life without technology

April 23, 2014

WAKARUSA — The young people of our present day society don't remember ever having lived their lives without some element of electronic gadgetry becoming involved. For them, it would be difficult to fathom the possibility of a world "off the grid."

Preparing sap for upcoming Maple Syrup Festival

April 10, 2014

NAPPANEE — Two thousand two hundred taps have been dripping maple sap into tanks since mid-March at Eli Kuhns' Maple Syrup Farm in southwest Nappanee.
In a matter of weeks, 6,000 gallons of maple syrup have been successfully converted and put into storage for the upcoming maple syrup festival, but Kuhn's says as of right now, they're still trying to catch up.

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