2023-05-15 E-Edition


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Taylor Jerdon, Makenna Mynheir, Natalia Nieto, Ashlyn Shaffer, Abigale McNamara and Cali Godlewski of Lakeland High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) award people’s choice winners Cheri Glick and Scott Glick at a car show to raise money for community outreach programs. This is the first FCCLA car show, which included a bake sale and yard sale. […]

Cycling Cops ride through July 19

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Cops Cycling for Survivors will trav­el from South Bend to Angola on July 19. The 22nd annual bicycle tour will cover nearly 1,000 miles over 13 days in July to honor law enforcement officers fallen in the line of duty and their sur­vivors. As in past years, Cops Cycling does not make a determination of line-of-du­ty death status. It honors […]

Plan commission considers industrial zone near railroad

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Action would affect around 1,000 acres in Milford Township

The LaGrange County Plan Commission will con­sider changing around 1,000 acres in the southern part of the county to light industrial at a special meeting on Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Coun­ty Office Building, 114 W. Michigan St., LaGrange. The Milford Township land is currently zoned general agriculture and suburban residential. It runs along the south […]


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Shipshewana Town Marshal Car­ol Jasso announced new Lieutenant Andrew Keim to the Shipshewana Town Council on Thursday. On Friday, Shipshewana officers at Shipshewana Scott Elementary School surprised mothers waiting to drop off children with a carnation for Mother’s Day. The staff and bus drivers were treated to one too. Town Council President Christine Yoder said the outreach was “to honor […]

Commissioners crack down on heavy loads

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The LaGrange County Commissioners passed an ordinance regulating the weight, size and use of ve­hicles on county roads at Monday morning’s meet­ing. The ordinance is aimed at oversized loads that damage county roads as well as mailboxes and other private property. It will be enforced by LaGrange County Sher­iff’s Office with county engineer Tharon Morgan acting as administrator. The commissioners […]


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The National Weather Service is calling for a sunny Tuesday in the mid-70s. The eve­ning will be mostly clear with a low of 46. More sun Wednesday, and cooler, with a high of 67. Thursday is expected to start out sunny with a slight chance of showers as the day progresses. High 73.

The Ark Animal Rescue and Adoption

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Four legs, a lick, and a wag

Dear Friends, Hi Buddy, this is Jack. Remember me? I am the guy at the Paws and Claws bookstore on Thursdays that gets to see all the peo­ple come in and sometimes I even get a biscuit or two. I am a former shelter dog at Ark and was rescued by my mom. Her name is Lin­da and she is […]

Darlene Miller

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Darlene Elizabeth Mill­er died May 10, 2023, 94, at Greencroft Healthcare follow­ing sever­al years of declining health. She was born on April 15, 1929 in Kalona, Iowa to John W. Miller and Elizabeth (Mill­er) Miller. Darlene married John Ray Miller on July 26, 1947 in LaGrange. They were married 40 years, un­til his death in 1987. In addition to being […]

Becky Rowe

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Rebecca S. “Becky” Rowe, 67, of La­Grange, died Thurs­day, May 11, 2023, at her sis­ter’s home in Kendall­ville. Becky was born on June 7, 1955, in LaGrange, to Glenn L. and Evelyn V. (Spidel) Rowe; they pre­ceded her in death. Becky was a graduate of Lakeland High School and Manchester College. She was a member of the First United Methodist […]