2022-08-05 E-Edition


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LaGrange Street Superintendent Mike Rosendaul hangs Hometown Heroes banners on a utility pole off Detroit Street at LaGrange Town Hall on Wednesday morning. Ten banners were erected near town hall and six more were hung at Parkview LaGrange Hospital with the remainder of the banners at the John Schmidt property. They will be on display for one year as part […]

School year to begin at Lakeland

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School starts Tuesday at the Lakeland School Corporation. Open houses were held this week along with routine activities like paying for lunches and text books. Parents of Lakeland students can learn about resources and assistance at lakelandlakers.org/parents1. For those families that are eligible, there is a $500 Military Family Relief Fund available through the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs for […]

LaGrange moves toward TIF district consolidation

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A public hearing will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6, on the combination of tax increment financing (TIF) districts in the town of LaGrange. The LaGrange County Redevelopment Commission will conduct the hearing at 5:45 p.m. prior to the regularly scheduled LaGrange Town Council meeting at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Town Hall, 1201 N. Townline Road. The meeting is […]

Historical society gets grant for window repair

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The LaGrange County Historical Society received a $30,000 Heritage Support Grant from the Indiana Historical Society. The funds will go toward the repair of a stained glass window at the LaGrange County Historical Society Museum, a former church at the corner of Lafayette and High streets. Originally constructed as a Methodist church in 1854, the building retains the original stained […]

State fossil preserved at LaGrange historical museum

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As of this year, Indiana has a state fossil – the mastodon – and the LaGrange County Historical Society collection contains the skull of one of the prehistoric creatures found 150 years ago in a marsh near Pigeon River. The majority of US states have adopted a state fossil; Indiana was one of five holdouts. The fossils run the gamut, […]

Weather Watch

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The National Weather Service is predicting a hot and rainy weekend . Friday will be partly sunny, with a high near 82. Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 87, rain in the afternoon.

Ocean birds add color to a rainy day

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Nature’s Best —

A rainy day at the beach. We’re having a bit of a family reunion on Oak Island in North Carolina: my husband, his sister, her husband, their kids and a spouse, and two grandkids. The adults are OK with a rainy day—somewhat disappointed, but patient. The grandkids, aged 3 and 5, not so much! I’m enjoying standing on the porch […]

REMC offers tips to minimize electric use during school year

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As teens settle back into the school year, they’re also getting used to their afterschool routines: fall sports, homework or part-time jobs. Regardless of when teenagers arrive home, there are steps they can take to minimize their electricity use. Open curtains for natural light. As teens get ready to do homework, they may instinctively turn on all the lights in […]

Indiana Department of Education approves new standards

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The Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) today approved new K-12 Indiana Academic Standards in science and computer science, as well as academic standards for a new middle school civics course. Indiana’s new science standards reflect similar content areas as Indiana’s previous 2016 standards, with an increased focus on supporting active student engagement in science learning. This includes updates to […]