2022-06-24 E-Edition


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Melanie Andrews, above, sets up her jewelry stand at the Howe farmer’s market Saturday. The Howe Farmers Market started around 50 years ago and has continuously offered a vibrant variety of produce and hand-made items at the town square park from May through the end of October, 7 a.m. to noon. At right, Nancy Crowder, owner of Flower Power, sells […]

Prairie Heights achieves arts pathway

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Prairie Heights High School has been approved by the Indiana Department of Education to offer a Civic Arts Graduation Pathway. Prairie Heights is one of only few in the state to have been approved for this pathway. Beginning with the class of 2023, the state requires all students to complete a graduation pathway including college and career readiness. With the […]

LPD detective recruited for federal ICAC

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LaGrange Police Department Detective Nick Martin has been tapped by the Department of Homeland Security to assist with investigating cyber crimes against children. Marshal Rich Miller said Martin will cooperate with the federal Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in tandem with his work at LaGrange Police Department. Assignments will be sporadic, said Miller, and the work will be paid […]

Plan commission to discuss solar ordinance again

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Details added to proposed amendment

LaGrange County Plan Commission will revisit proposed amendments to the county’s solar ordinance at a meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange County Office Building, 114 W. Michigan St., LaGrange. In May, the LaGrange County Commissioners rejected an amended solar use ordinance that had been approved by the LaGrange County Plan Commission in April. The amendments to a solar […]

Weather Watch

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The National Weather Service is predicting a reprieve from the extreme heat going into next week. Friday will be sunny, with a high near 88. Friday night’s low is 64. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Sunday will be the only chance of rain predicted throughout the week with only a 30% chance, mainly before 8 […]

Janet Milleman

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Janet Arlene (Pugsley) Milleman, 83, passed away on June 20, after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arley and Emogene Pugsley, brother, Richard Pugsley, sister, Dixie (Pugsley) Brown, infant brother, Bruce Pugsley, infant son, Christopher Von Milleman, and grandson, Alex Von Milleman. She is survived by her husband of nearly 60 […]

Jonne Troyer

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Jonne Ray Troyer, 63, of Middlebury, died on Monday, June 20, 2022 at Elkhart General Hospital. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is handling the arrangements.

Gary Slentz

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Gary Dean Slentz, 57, of Howe died Sunday, June 12, 2022, at his home. Gary was born on March 6, 1965, in LaGrange to Wilson Levi and Joyce Ann (Enochs) Slentz. Living his lifetime in LaGrange County, he was a 1983 graduate of Lakeland High School. He attended Vincennes University for a certificate in mechanical maintenance. He worked for many […]

Jerry Gross

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Jerry Andrew Gross, born March 23, 1981, age 41, of Niles, Michigan, passed away at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, 2022. Miller-Stewart Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.