2023-02-13 E-Edition


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– Jennifer Arnold of Steuben County gets styled by Rome City hairdresser Sarah Meibers as Night to Shine kicks off in a new location at the Blue Gate Performing Arts Center in Shipshewana Friday night. Guests, including Brandon Ferguson, walked down the red carpet with their buddies, enjoyed a catered dinner, danced to deejay music and met famous characters like […]

Wheel, sur taxes increase

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The LaGrange County Council increased the wheel tax and sur tax for LaGrange County vehicle owners at Monday morning’s meeting. The $50 sur tax increase and the $80 wheel tax hike were part of an initiative set in motion by the LaGrange County Commissioners when they approved a significant increase in horse-drawn vehicle license plate fees. The wheel and sur […]

Hospital expands suicide efforts

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Even before the pandemic, children and teens faced a growing number of complexities as they navigated academic, athletic and extra-curricular activities at school; peer pressure; complicated family and interpersonal situations; and safety in person and online. COVID-19 presented new challenges – distance learning, isolation and increased anxiety – and now, helping kids cope with these stressors has become an urgent […]


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– Bill Reith, president and CEO of Crossroads United Way, serving LaGrange, Noble and Elkhart counties, Crossroads United Way Regional Development Coordinator Denise Landers, at right, and Crossroads Vice President of Community Impact Natalie Evans, left, presented a Legacy Award to Farmers State Bank, represented by, from left, Joe Urbanski, Lauri Couture, Kaitlyn Royal, Erin Olinger and Andrea Howe during […]


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The National Weather Service is calling for more springlike weather this week.

The Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption

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Four legs, a lick, and a wag

Dear Friends, A special time this week to show those you love. Carnations at Miller’s Super Value on Tuesday. Surprise the one you love at home and help the Ark too. Happy Valentine’s Day to all my readers! This story is an excerpt from Buddy’s Buds Book a few years ago. Dear Buddy, I heard you are a dog too. […]

Did you know?

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If asked to name the No. 1 killer of women, many people might be excused for providing an incorrect answer. Various issues affect womenÕs health, and some issues garner more attention than others. But nothing kills more women each year than cardiovascular disease, which the American Heart Association notes causes one in three deaths of women each year. That cardiovascular […]


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February 15-21

Wednesday, February 15 LaGrange County Commissioners Staff Meeting, County Office Building, 114 W. Michigan St., LaGrange, 8 a.m. Thursday, February 16 LaGrange County Public Library Board, 5:30 p.m., LaGrange County Public Library, 203 W Spring St, LaGrange Monday, February 20 Prairie Heights School Board, Superintendent’s Office, 305 S. 1150 E, LaGrange, 6 p.m. LaGrange Town Council, LaGrange Town Hall, 1201 […]

Birth Announcement

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Michael and Emily Yoder, Millersburg, a boy, Landon Blake.