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The Parcell family won the Great Homemade Ice Cream Crank-Off Saturday at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. The contest was sponsored by the Elkhart County Dairy Directors.

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GOSHEN — Thirty years ago, Deanna Cross was working at what was then Park Pharmacy when she came up with a stroke of genius that’s had a lasting impact on many fairgoers.


GOSHEN — Elkhart County 4-H Poultry Club leader Valerie Jacobs’ morning usually begins around 8:30 when she gets to the barn for its open. She usually leaves the barn around 10 at night, but even after she arrives back to her camper parked on the fairgrounds, her day is not over. She often w…

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GOSHEN — Every summer for the past 17 years, Missouri-based salesman Allen Isbell has hopped in his car and made the 10-hour drive to Goshen with the goal of hawking his Tiger Jaw pruning and garden tools at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. And to hear him tell it, the journey is worth every mil…

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GOSHEN — Each year, on the Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s Veterans' Day, the fair presents a program to celebrate the men and women who have served in the United States military.

Members of the NorthWood and Fairfield Future Farmers of American helped clean up the Young McDonald's Farm area Wednesday afternoon at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair.

NEW PARIS —When Cork Wagner was shot in the head on Sept. 3, 1968, in South Vietnam, he thought he was dead. As he opened his eyes, he realized that the bullet from an AK-47 had passed through his helmet and grazed his head before exiting the helmet, killing the young man standing next to him.

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BENTON — A 19-year-old Purdue University student won the title of Miss Elkhart County 4-H Fair Sunday afternoon out of a field of 39. The competition took place in the auditorium at Fairfield Jr.-Sr. High School.

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LIGONIER [mdash] Dean V. Fry, 59, Ligonier, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at his residence. He was born on Nov. 14, 1960, in LaGrange County, to Vern and Wilma (Eash) Fry. On May 18, 1982, in LaGrange County, he married Mary Ellen Bontrager. She survives. Survivors in addition …

NAPPANEE [mdash] Edna (Kuhns) Miller, 82, of 7800 N. 800 West, Nappanee, Indiana, died at 8 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2020, of natural causes at Bremen Hospital. She was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kosciusko County, to Levi J. and Elizabeth (Hershberger) Kuhns and lived her whole life in the Nappanee …